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El Cordova Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1351 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
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Ranked #13 of 19 hotels in Coronado
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dana Point, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The experience was wonderful. The hotel rooms are set up around a courtyard of shops, your room can be upstairs above a shop. Very quaint, very cool. A restaurant is in the middle with outdoor seating...a little noisy at night when someone drops a tray of dishes. And, my only true complaint is there is NO PARKING at this hotel.... More

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NickCunningham, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding El Cordova Hotel! As a boutique establishment we have a unique opportunity to couple our modern renovations with our rich history in order to provide the “quaint and cool” atmosphere you described in your review. We completely understand your concerns regarding parking, we regret the challenges you experienced during this busy summer season... More

Thornton, Colorado, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you come to Coronado you should stay at the El Cordova Hotel. The rooms (I had the 1 bedroom with a kitchen) was cute, clean and I felt like home. Everything was within walking distance and I was impressed how easy it is to get everywhere. The staff were all super nice and Jessie who took care of me... More

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NickCunningham, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments of El Cordova Hotel! It sounds as if you had a great time in Coronado and took advantage of everything that our beautiful hotel has to offer. Thank you for your compliments of Jessie and our staff! Each member of our team is dedicated to providing the best possible experience, and it is so nice... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Front Desk customer service at this wonderful hotel was beyond exceptional. I was helped by Jesi and i have nothing but praise for her. She was unbelievably help in making sure we were accommodated and felt comfortable in our suite. She was so helpful even before we stepped into this beautiful hotel. It made my experience staying here that... More

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NickCunningham, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments regarding our guest services staff. We are so proud to have Jesi working with us and know that you will not be the last customer to compliment her on her outstanding performance! Our staff works collectively to ensure the best possible experience and we are so pleased to have left such a great... More

Laguna Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GREAT location close to beach, restaurants, shops, and Lamb Theatre with charming grounds. BUT, be aware that the rooms vary in size dramatically. Ours, upstairs off a dark hallway, was the size of a walk-in closet, with the smallest bathroom I have ever seen (small stall shower to the left, toilet to the right, with just enough room to stand... More

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NickCunningham, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of El Cordova Hotel. We are so sorry that you were displeased with your room accommodation; we value every guest experience and appreciate the opportunity to address your concerns. As a historic property, our room types vary quite a bit with regard to square footage, and depending on their location within the hotel. Our smallest... More

Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just came back from our 2nd summer weekend at the El Cordova. First off, I will site the positives. The rooms are spacious. They are comfortable. The staff are EXTREMELY helpful. Nick, the front desk manager is a real gem! He is warm, courteous and extremely eager to help. The location is perfect. And, for the most part, the... More

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NickCunningham, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at El Cordova Hotel! We greatly appreciate your feedback and pledge to use all of the information as we continue to improve our property. It sounds that your family was able to take advantage of our convenient location and enjoy everything that beautiful Coronado Island has to offer! However, your review highlighted a few... More

Tempe, Arizona
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked my stay here over the phone and their customer service is great! Jesi went above and beyond in helping me book my stay!!! Staying at El Cordova was awesome, the hotel was very nice! It was my first time staying here and being in Coronado, therefore I will definitely be returning! I went with my best friend, and we... More

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NickCunningham, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and compliments of our employee Jesi! Jesi is one of our newest employees and is already proving to be one our best and brightest! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Come visit again soon! More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a hotel for a wedding we were going to in Coronado. I found this hotel for a great price AND only 5 mins from the wedding location! The hotel del was across the street. Miguel's and The Brigatine was right there next to the hotel! The El Cordavo is a cute spainish style hotel with a charm all... More

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NickCunningham, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments of our ideal position here on Coronado Island. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We would love to host you again soon! More

Burlington, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely hotel! My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We loved the unique architecture and Spanish-flavoured décor. It's clean and well-maintained, with pretty landscaping throughout the courtyard areas. Our room had plenty of space and a huge walk-in closet so we could easily store all our clothes and luggage. The staff were helpful & friendly. We made... More

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NickCunningham, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

The title "Unique Getaway" is a perfect description of the historic and boutique atmosphere we offer here at El Cordova Hotel. We are so pleased that you were able to take advantage of our ideal location and enjoy the amenities we offer to each of our guests. The Trolley tour is a great way to view beautiful Coronado Island, it... More

Millburn, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was a "home away from home" except it was my dream home. Great hotel and location within just 1-2 blocks walking distance of the beach, and centered in the heart of the downtown area with many shops and restaurants. You have to park on side streets in residential neighborhoods because there is no parking lot, but parking is... More

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NickCunningham, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

As hospitality professionals hearing the words "home away from home" is our greatest compliment. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, we are so pleased that we were able to provide a fantastic stay for your family. Come visit us again soon! More

Norman, Oklahoma
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes the del is the del but this place is right next store and is amazing you don't feel like your in the us when your in the courtyard or at the pool. The Mexican restaurant is awesome. Location is great can't wait to go again.

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We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at El Cordova Hotel! We pride ourselves in providing a unique experience for each of our guests and are thrilled that we were able to do so for your family. Thank you for your comments we look forward to hosting you in the future. More

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Address: 1351 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
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Location: United States > California > Coronado
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Cordova Hotel 2.5*
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Rich in history, natural beauty and a charming Spanish hacienda style. El Cordova Hotel stands in the heart of the Village of Coronado Island, one block from the best beach in San Diego. Shopping, restaurants, theatre and recreational activities are within walking distance and the Hotel has four restaurants and twelve boutique shops on site. ... more   less 
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