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El Cordova Hotel

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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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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First visit to San Diego and decided to stay on the island of Coronado. Selected El Cordova mainly because of the central location and reasonable rates. It's directly across the street from the famous "Del", so I call El Cordova the "El". Before arriving I checked out the reviews on TA and noticed that some of the reviews were then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Hotel it's in a perfect location. Anything you need it's nearby you can just walk to eat, get some gelato or the beach. We traveled with a nine month old baby, the Hotel is family friendly provided a crib in our room. The staff Brittney is awesome! Humberto upgraded my suit which was big and nice. Coronado Island is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

property is in a fantastic location , decesntly priced , clean and has great service, been coming here for every summer for over ten years and is the only place I will stay, it truly has felt like home since the 1st time I was ever here.

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of El Cordova Hotel! We are truly honored that you consider us your home away from home. It is our absolute pleasure to host you and your family each year. We are so happy that you continue to find our rates competitive and property so enjoyable. Thank you again for choosing to... More 

Sandia Park, New Mexico
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location is awesome, close to the beach and nice sidewalk cafes. Rooms are small but nicely furnished, however, the carpeting was old and very dirty. Could use updating for better value for the money. Continental breakfast choices were nothing but bad refined carbs.

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

Thank you so much for your feedback regarding your stay with us at El Cordova Hotel. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our location and room furnishing. Thank you for your comments regarding the breakfast and carpets. You'll be happy to hear that we are in the process of making improvements to the property everyday! It was our absolute pleasure... More 

Malibu, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went for a family reunion to Coronado. This place is full of charm; spanish style architecture, beautiful central patio with plants and outdoor tables for breakfast or a drink. The rooms are older and the bathrooms are older, but the location is so fantastic....right across the street from the Del Coronado hotel and its beautiful beaches. Walking distance to... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of El Cordova Hotel! You really covered all of the qualities which make us such a wonderful destination. To begin, we are so happy that you were pleased with our customer service. Our team loves to hear that their hard work helps create a one of a kind vacation. Thank you so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff at the Cordova was very friendly and ready to take care of any issues if any. The location was perfect with close by restaurants, beach and stores. We were only there for 2 days so...not long enough, next time will try for a longer vacation.

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

Thank you so much for our wonderful review of El Cordova Hotel! We are thrilled that you found our staff, accommodations, and location to be perfect. We agree that your visit was not long enough, so feel free to give us a call to book that next adventure! Thanks again for your fantastic comments! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very helpful and friendly. Rooms are adequate, nothing to write home about. Hotel is very old but that's part of it's charm. I did let the front desk know, when checking out, that they needed to add another mirror in the room. Maybe one on the back of the closet door. There was only one mirror, it... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review of El Cordova Hotel! We are so happy that you enjoyed our staff and old world charm. Thank you so much for your suggestion regarding adding another mirror in the room. All of our guest's feedback is important to us and we deeply value your opinion. We are always looking for new ideas... More 

Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Filled with charm and large rooms, this is a great choice for people who want to stay in the heart of Coronado, especially if they are traveling with a family of friends, or staying for an extended period of time. While the area is expensive, the rates here for the size of the rooms was great. They have a small... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of El Cordova Hotel! You really painted the perfect picture of what we are offering our guests. We are so happy that you find our rates to be affordable, our location to be ideal, our staff accommodating, and our atmosphere inviting. You'll be happy to know we are constantly making improvements to... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love El Cordova because the location is excellent. You can walk to beach and alot of shopping and food close by. All the people are really nice and it is totally relaxing. Nice breakfast every morning down in the courtyard.

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

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us! A "Perfect Place to Stay" is a compliment we do not take lightly! We are so trilled that you loved every aspect of your vacation. We are going to be making a lot of changes over the next year. We can't wait to show them off during your next visit!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was wonderful. People at the front desk were so very friendly and courteous. The cleaning service was so very polite and went out of the way to be accommodating. The location was so very convenient to every business on Orange Avenue.

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

Thank you so much for your review! It's wonderful to hear that you found all of our staff members to be polite and accommodating. We are so lucky to work with a group of individuals who truly believe in providing a perfect vacation for our guests. Thank you so much for your compliments about or location! We love being nestled... More 

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