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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

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
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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90 reviews 90 reviews
17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Thumbs up! Score 5+ for the El Cordova Hotel in Coronado, Ca. When we arrived, they were having a maintenance problem with the room we were supposed to have (and they had no more rooms), so they graciously put us up for the first night in the Hilton San Diego /Airport /Harbor Island location. WOW! Beautiful location, BUT as far... More 

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

We are so lucky to have such fantastic new fans! Thank you so much for your review of El Cordova Hotel. Let me begin by thanking you and your family for the grace in which you handled your first nights relocation. Despite our greatest effort as a twenty four hour business we do experience unexpected obstacles, and we cannot thank... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Nicely kept and convenient to all of Coronado. Front desk personnel are super helpful. One drawback is no hotel parking, but staff points out viable options and we had no difficulty on a busy weekend. Actually, it's a benefit since parking fees are outrageous even at most hotels. Very quaint and feels like old Mexico and right across the street... More 

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

Thank you for taking your time to share your thoughts about El Cordova Hotel! We are so lucky to live in an area with perfect weather and it sounds that you were able to take advantage of the many fun outdoor activities. During your next visit check out the kayaking and paddle boarding! Thank you for your compliments regarding our... 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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