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Crown City Inn

520 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA 92118
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Ranked #6 of 19 hotels in Coronado
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

What a great place to stay for your pooch and family when visiting San Diego. The property, though older, is clean and fairly updated. The management couldn't be nicer regarding dog hospitality with a doggie welcome gift bag. The restaurant on site is very nice and makes arriving later in the day a pleasure..just call in for room service or... More

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melissawm, Owner at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and I agree wholeheartedly that staying in Coronado is better than in Mission Valley--even if you're not staying with us. We very much enjoy our animal guests, and I'm glad you all felt welcome here. With the few specific rules we have regarding animals, I think (and other non pet owners... More

Syracuse, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We stayed the week of January 18th; wonderful staff, very helpful! The small touches are what sets this small property apart: the tea/coffee/homemade cookies every afternoon, the bikes for free use, the nice choice of soaps in the room; towels on the lounges around the pool, clean easy to use washer/dryer area, beautiful landscaping. Our room was completely renovated with... More

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melissawm, Owner at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. It's nice for us to hear what you like, and we appreciate you're being specific so other potential guests know too. We hope to see you again sometime soon! More

Washington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We stayed here this week (last week of December, 2013) and had a marvelous time. The reviews are accurate: clean rooms (with local coffee, tea, and hot chocolate), refrigerator, microwave, iced tea and cookies in the lobby in the afternoon, coffee 24/7. The bathroom in our room had been redone and was great (slate tile, etc.). We borrowed bikes and... More

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melissawm, Owner at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

Happy New Year! I'm so glad you were able to stay with us on your vacation, and very glad you enjoyed what we have to offer. Your comment about Crown City Inn not being a fancy resort is correct--we are small, simple, clean, affordable. I hope to see you again soon. Melissa More

Cave Creek, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

On our recent Christmas vacation, we just couldn't bear to leave. Fortunately for us, the Crown City Inn happily accommodated us AND our fur kids for the night. Although the rooms are small, they are very clear and comfy with nice extras like a microwave and refrigerator, plus FREE parking! That's a biggie on Coronado. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay... More

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melissawm, Owner at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

It was beautiful weather this year over the holidays! I'm so glad you were able to stay longer, and enjoy your holiday. Thanks for the kind review, and I'm hoping to see you sometime soon--maybe when the weather starts heating up in the desert.... Melissa More

Merrill, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Close to shopping, free parking, free wifi, updated bathrooms, great showers, refrigerator and microwave. Great Bistro attached, easy walk to pubs, shopping and easy to locate on Orange Ave. Free resident bike loaners.

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melissawm, Manager at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

I appreciate your having taken the time to write a review and a detailed one at that! To answer your question about whether we have a fitness room/spa; unfortunately we do not. However, we have complimentary day passes for our guests to use at the local gym 5 blocks away. Melissa More

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

This is more of an roadside Inn, think of motor lodges from the seventies. The rooms are clean , bathrooms remodeled, and the staff is genuinely pleasant and helpful. For the price and the fac it's pet friendly The Crown City is a deal. There's a park just one block from the hotel, perfect for puppy walks and a Starbucks... More

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melissawm, Owner at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very specific review. I'm glad you were happy with our Inn. I'm really glad you mentioned the coffee because bad hotel coffee is one of my biggest pet-peaves when travelling. I don't know if you noticed, but the same coffee is in each room with a small coffee maker. I hope to see you again sometime... More

Sunnyvale, California, USA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This small hotel is affordable as compared to most accommodation in Coronado. I have stayed there four times in the last year and have always looked forward to dining at there Bistro. Love the homemade preserves! Breakfast there has always been one of my favorites. They have daily specials and that have seafood, which is a favorite of mine. Friendly... More

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melissawm, Owner at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind review and for staying with us repeatedly last year. That's a great compliment that you'd return to us with all the choices in Coronado. And no, having the Bistro here doesn't hurt either. I love the preserved too, and get somewhat addicted to it, so have to stay away from it usually. Hope to... More

Forest Hills, NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is a nice motel directly on Orange Avenue. This location makes it a bit noisy, with the traffic going by, and you'll probably want to keep the windows closed most of the time. That's the single biggest drawback. Most of the rooms that I saw are 'average' (I remember seeing one room that was really nice, but the others... More

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melissawm, Owner at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your stay with us. What you said was correct; we are not a fancy hotel. We are clean, simple, affordable. We are constantly updating the property all the time, but cannot do it all at once, and this is one way we are able to keep the prices on the lower side. It sounds like you were... More

Fountain Hills, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We have been staying at the Crown City Inn every time we visit Coronado to escape the heat in Arizona. The rooms have everything we need, as we do not spend much time there, except to shower and sleep. Love having coffee readily available in the morning. We especially appreciate the use of their bicycles. Walking and biking is the... More

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melissawm, Owner at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

I hope your stay with us ended up being a good one! The weather has been amazing this Fall; I think the best time to come to Coronado is in the Fall/early Winter because it's warm and not crowded. Thanks for taking the time to write your review. Melissa More

phoenix
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

we come here every year for the off-leash doggie beach, which is GREAT for our dog but we love it too, since it is the same beach as the HOTEL DEL. and every year we stay at CCInn because it never disappoints. its always clean, it is central to every place you would want to go, the bistro is excellent... More

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melissawm, Owner at Crown City Inn, responded to this review

It sounds like you (and your dog) had a great time! The dog beach in Coronado is a wonderful thing for pet owners. Many of our customers say that Coronado is the most pet friendly place they've ever visited. Thanks so much for your review, and I hope to see you again soon. Melissa More

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Address: 520 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA 92118
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Location: United States > California > Coronado
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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Located in Coronado, CA, just across the San Diego/Coronado Bay Bridge from downtown San Diego. Crown City Inn is your affordable choice to stay close to the beach. We have a swimming pool, beach cruiser bicycles, and surf/boogie boards to borrow to play in the water. All rooms have complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. On-site Crown Bistro is a favorite with the locals and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and room service daily. Kids and pets are welcome. Both receive a goody bag at check-in. Don't miss our afternoon "tea" with homemade almond shortbread, oatmeal-cranberry cookies, thumbprint cookies and brownies; and coffee and iced tea bar. ... more   less 
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