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El Cordova Hotel

2.5 of 5 1351 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stays here every year on Thanksgiving in Casa Grande - the 2 room suite which feels like a home away from home on Coronado and we usually get a few of the smaller rooms as well. If you're traveling with a group this is definitely the way to go. You can't beat the value and charm of this... More 

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

Thank you so much for your fantastic review of El Cordova Hotel! We love hosting your family each year and can't wait for you all to return again next November! Thank you for compliments of our rooms! We have a lot of unique room types within our property and we are so proud of our Casa Grande. It such a... More 

Seattle
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked through Tripadvisor and was given a room that I could not accept. Was it the price? but the manager immediately gave me one in front of the pool which was spacious and what I was expecting looking at the photos of the hotel. Some travelers have complained about the noise of Miguel's restaurant. The room I had was... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback of El Cordova Hotel. We are so sorry to hear that you were displeased with your first room accommodation. For any future reservation please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly so that we can direct you to the room type which best suites your individual needs. We deeply apologize for the negative... More 

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a one night stay and the hotel and rooms are lovely. We came at night just on time for dinner and the Hotel was busy, but not crazy. Valet parking took around 10 minutes to take my keys and they don't have a private parking area. So in order to download tour luggage you have to park in... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review El Cordova Hotel. Your feedback is vital to us improving our practices and we will use your comments to train our team to get rid of that infamous "no" word. We believe that every guest experience is unique and strive to do everything we can to meet our guests needs. We pledge... More 

Valley Center, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to stay on the island over night so that we would not have to drive home. Plan was to watch the Coronado Holiday Parade and spend the night. Booked through Orbitz since they would take a one night stay, other web sites had a two night minimum. Did not make any sense. Have stayed there before, great little room,... More 

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

Hello and thank you for your review of our property! We apologize for the confusion regarding the night minimums, we will make sure to work with our booking partners to prevent any further confusion. Next time give us a call directly and we will honor any online quote! Coronado was such a fun and active place the day of the... More 

Curitiba, PR
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not expect a touchless concierge with a pointy nose. There are no extravaganzas, but it is really well located and the staff is nice and avaiable. It works as an old Spanish colonial house with an internal patio connecting rooms, in- stores , a nice mexican restaurant and a creperie with an awesome breakfast. You won´t believe, but they... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking to time to write such a wonderful review! Though I can't speak towards the merits of a pointy nose, we are proud that you found our guest services involved, kind, and available. We are so pleased that you found our historic property both unique and enjoyable. We are so lucky to work closely with... More 

Ada, MI
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71 reviews 71 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for 2 weeks with no rental car & had a great time -- it is very walkable - close to Vons grocery, good restaurants & interesting shops. There is also bus access to downtown San Diego that is cheep and clean. The town is filled with happy people. Hotel staff were friendly and nice. Only... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about El Cordova Hotel! We love that you found our location ideal and that you and your family were able to take advantage of all the local treats! We are so sorry that you found your room to be a little noisy, please make sure to reach out... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I chose to book my wedding block and honeymoon suite at the El Cordova. Paula did an excellent job coordinating all the rooms for my closest family and friends. When I arrived in San Diego a week prior to my wedding, I stopped by the El Cordova to see the hotel for myself before my stay the following weekend. Katie... More 

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

Thank you so much for your fantastic review of El Cordova Hotel! We are very grateful for the opportunity to accommodate you and your loved ones for such a monumental event. Thank you for the wonderful compliments of our Director of Sales Paula Ruthenberg! She is absolutely extraordinary at providing each group with personalized and unique experience. We are so... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A great hotel, very clean, excellent priced and fantastic location. We have stayed here often and is always our first choice to stay when we visit Coronado. It's a quaint little hotel ideally located near lots of shops and restaurants. The standard rooms are very small, so I recommend the deluxe room which is a lot bigger or a suite.... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful compliments of El Cordova Hotel! We love that we are your number one choice when staying in Coronado! Thank you for your compliments of our location and cleanliness! We have a very talented staff which keeps our hotel looking pristine! We can't wait to host you again soon! Give us a call anytime! More 

River Forest, Illinois
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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Stayed one night at El Cordova while on a business trip because it was about $200 cheaper per night than the Del Coronado. The hotel is quaint and charming. I was upgraded to a 2 bedroom suite which was huge - spanning 4 rooms (kitchen, 2 bedrooms, living room and 1 bath). There is a free continental breakfast. My only... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at El Cordova Hotel! We are so happy that you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade! We love the opportunity to showcase our property whenever possible. Thank you for comments regarding our ideal location and competitive price, we are so lucky to be in the heart of beautiful Coronado Island. As you mentioned, sometimes... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Stayed at the Cordova for two nights and really enjoyed the place. Great atmosphere, nice pool, and great restaurant! Nice little kitchen but wasn't needed as they offer a lite breakfast in the courtyard. 5 star experience.

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

Thank you for your review of our property! Its great that you were able to take advantage of all of our unique amenities, a five star experience is exactly what we wish to provide every guest! Our doors are always open so give us a ring whenever you return to beautiful Coronado Island. We wish you and yours a beautiful... 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*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
El Cordova Coronado
Hotel El Cordova
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Coronado
#7 Family Hotel in Coronado
#8 Business Hotel in Coronado
#10 Romantic Hotel in Coronado

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