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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
  • 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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Woodside, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a two bedroom suite that was dated but clean. the beds were comfy and the location was great. The hotel reminded you of a Mexican hacienda, very quaint and and had a lot of character. It was right across the street from The Del Coronado Hotel which was great to see. If you have trouble doing stairs the... More 

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

To begin, it is always wonderful to hear that a guest would definitely return to El Cordova Hotel! We are so pleased that you found your room spacious, clean, and the amenities comfortable. During your next visit please make sure to ask for help with your luggage, we have staff available 24hrs to help navigate you up to your room.... More 

Kailua, Hawaii
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This hotel is GREAT. A hidden gem in Coronado. California across from the Hotel Del Coronado with easy walking access to restaurants, beach and parks. The staff is super professional and courteous and is always looking ways to make your stay more comfortable. Great for kids and grownups alike! Josie and manager Marc in particular took great care of me... 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! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for your compliments of our Guest Services Agent Josie George and our General Manager Marc Francois. Every member of our team works together to provide the best possible guest experience! Thank you for mentioning Judy at Spa La Mer!... More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nick Cunningham took care of all of our needs. The location is superior. With a charming Spanish style villa flare. We will differently be back and request our same room. Thank you Nick and his staff. The Cashmans

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

Thank you for your kind review of El Cordova Hotel. Your compliments mean so much to us and inspire our team to improve everyday! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about our Spanish decor and ideal location. We love when our patrons are able to take advantage of all of our unique amenities! It was our... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

After Obsessing for 3 days straight trying to find a place to stay in San Diego, I stumbled upon the El Cordova and was very pleased and booked almost right away. My expectations we're definitely met upon getting there. We had a suite which was like a 2 bedroom apartment at a great price for 3 nights. The Southern California/Mexican... More 

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

Thank you for your fantastic review of El Cordova Hotel! I've never thought of it, but "basecamp" is a perfect description of what we offer to our guests! Our location caters to both thrill seekers and sun bathers! It sounds that you enjoyed a lot of the local eateries including our closest neighbor Miguel's Cocina. They really do have fantastic... More 

Jackson, Wyoming
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Checking in early is always a gamble but the front office manager, Nick Cunningham, was so nice. He even was able to upgrade our deluxe room to a 1-bedroom suite which was much appreciated. I just asked if it would be possible as it was a week night so I was glad. We've stayed here before and the location is... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of El Cordova Hotel! Whenever possible we love the opportunity to check in our guests early and treat them to a complimentary upgrade. What better way to showcase all of our amazing room types? We are so happy that you enjoyed our property's location. It's really nice only to be steps away from the... More 

San Francisco
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

If you prefer boutique hotels to the behemoths and would rather spend your day on the beach than looking at it from your hotel window, the El Cordova is an excellent choice in Coronado. Coronado beach is directly across the street and one of the best beaches in all of San Diego. Downtown with restaurants and a grocery store (Vons)... More 

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

What a fun and kind review of El Cordova Hotel! We pride ourselves on being a unique, fun, boutique environment where guests such as yourself can have a fantastic stay! You've listed some of the greatest perks about staying on Coronado island. We love having these local options available to all of our guests! Thank you for mentioning our customer... More 

AZ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

On a sisters (5 of us) weekend we visited El Cordova Hotel. Staff was very friendly & accommodating. We stayed in a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom suite with a kitchenette. It was up a very long steep set of stairs, not very good for elderly or small children. The rooms were spacious. Bathrooms were small but worked fine. Beds were comfy.... 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 for your sisters weekend! We are thrilled to hear that you found our guest services both friendly and accommodating. We offer several different room types at El Cordova Hotel, and it sounds like our two bedroom deluxe was a perfect fit for you and your sisters. Being a... More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Spent five days here in September with my family. We had a suite, which was great for my 2 year old son, he had the ability to roam in the room and there was a kitchen with fridge for his food/milk. The staff was friendly and helpful and the courtyard breakfast in the mornings was quick and efficient--the weather on... 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 share your thoughts about El Cordova Hotel! We are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your vacation with us. Five days is a perfect amount of time to relax at our property, explore Coronado, and have tons of fun with your family at the beach! We are so happy you enjoyed... More 

Shawnee, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I have stayed at the hotel several times in the past ten years and also loved it. There over New Years with four friends who had never been there. Pool and hot tub were unusable because they were dirty. A group of 60 high school/college age kids stay there every New Years. While they were fairly quiet they had all... 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 share your thoughts about your experience at El Cordova Hotel. We take every guest critique seriously and use the information to focus our efforts on improving both our property and guest services. Please accept our deepest apologies regarding how you found the cleanliness of the pool. We have discussed your comments with the... More 

Tallahassee, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Great location. Had a five room suite. Very peaceful. Walking distance of shopping, bay and good restaurants. Parking a car is tricky. Nice breakfast patio. Offered a discount in place of breakfast at the hotel a an attached crepery restaurant. Lovey pool area. Nice landscaping in a very unique setting with lovely ponds. Parts of this Spanish style hotel were... More 

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

Thank you for your review of El Cordova Hotel! You hit all of our favorite attributes in your fantastic review! A "peaceful" stay is what we wish for all of our guests, and we are so pleased that you enjoyed a relaxing vacation. Next time you visit make sure to use our unloading zone directly out front of our hotel,... More 

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