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“Great Staff” 4 of 5 stars
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Glorietta Bay Inn
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1630 Glorietta Blvd., Coronado, CA 92118   |  
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$199 (USD)
Ranked #3 of 18 Hotels in Coronado
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las Vegas
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Great Staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I had a very similar experience to Sharon Z. The first room they gave us was next to Orange Ave. It had a lot of street noise from all the traffic. About half an hour after we checked in, I knew I was not happy with this room. I went down to the front desk and requested a new room. They gave us a room in the courtyard area which was very pretty and serene. We had an even better bay view than the first room did. Although the first room was larger, we were much happier in the quiet peaceful room. We could sit out on the balcony and enjoy the bay view. The rooms were done in grays which I did not particularly like but I guess it was suppose to be peaceful. I felt the rooms should have been decorated in a similar style to the original main building which was a beautiful early 1900's mansion. The location was very good as it was within walking distance to lots of good restaurants and right across the street from the Del Coronado. The staff was helpful and friendly.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

My husband and I stayed here last month while visiting family. At first, we were very disappointed with our room. We couldn't sleep the first night with all the noise of cars and trucks since we were right next to the street. The next morning I went to the front desk and told them. They were wonderful. They showed me a few rooms to choose from, and we slept great the next two nights. The staff was wonderful, the breakfasts are amazing, beds are great and the location was perfect! Thank you Glorietta Bay Inn for making our stay so enjoyable!

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We had a standard king size room overlooking the marina - yes you do have to overlook the carpark in the foreground but its really not that bad!
It was a great room with all the amenities of a good, clean standard hotel room that is tastefully decorated - no flamboyant tropical print here!
beautiful breakfast room and perfect position near the amentities of Hotel del Corondado, the marina and Orange Ave.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Stayed 2 nights for pleasure. Upon arrival, the staff was kind enough to change our room so it would be better for 2 adults, one who had trouble navigating stairs. Rooms were well kept, comfortable, and clean, the grounds are nice, the afternoon punch and cookies a treat. It was nice to have coffee and tea round the clock. The morning breakfast had a good variety and was long enough to enjoy it leisurely. I enjoyed eating out on the patio. Free newspapers in the morning. The location was handy to everything we wanted to do. Can't recommend it high enough and will stay here again. Delightful.

Room Tip: Rooms overlooking the bay may be a bit louder since they have a road so request an inner courtyard r...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Santa Fe, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We stayed in an upper floor suite with a bedroom and sofa sleeper. It was spacious--had two bathrooms, a balcony and some kitchen accommodations. No view of the bay, but we still enjoyed it. The location is close to the beach at the Del Coronado and many restaurants along Orange Avenue. Except when going into San Diego, we walked everywhere. The picturesque marina was a stroll away and we ambled through the surrounding quiet neighborhoods admiring the historic homes. We were in the area to visit San Diego State University which was about 20 minutes away when we drove there in mid-morning. The wifi was free and dependable. We've had better complimentary breakfasts but this one was fine.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Battle Ground, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We just got back from a 3 night vacation on Coronadoa and have only the best things to say about the hotel and staff. We arrived early in the morning (9:30) and our bay view room was not ready yet so they gave us a temporary room to use at no charge until it was ready. The staff is incredibly friendly, and they went out of their way to make us feel at home. Our room had a great veiw of the Glorietta Bay, and was just a short walk to the beach. We also had a late night flight when we left so they gave us an extended checkout as well. I would defintely stay here again. Only draw back was the nearby Naval Air Base. Sunday and Monday were quiet, but Tuesday they flew helicpopters over the beach all day long and well into the night on training missions (every 5 minutes another one buzzed overhead), so eventually it got pretty annoying. Wednesday was also pretty noisy on the beach as well from the helicopters, but not as bad as Tuesday.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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mesa az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

Just returned from 4 nite stay ..my friend and I met there for her birthday..she mentioned it was to be a birthday get together..there was wine and baloons waiting in the room.!!!!we arrived at 11 am..they let us in immediately ..no need to wait till 3 pm ck in.very comfortable room overlooking the bay,free breakfast ,professional and friendly staff.we walked across the road to the famous del hotel..happy we stayed at the inn and saved money..right on orange ave...close to great little shops and restaurants...definitely the best hotel I ever stayed at....

Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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Address: 1630 Glorietta Blvd., Coronado, CA 92118
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Location: United States > California > Coronado
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Coronado
#3 Romantic Hotel in Coronado
#3 Business Hotel in Coronado
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Glorietta Bay Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Glorietta Bay Inn is Coronado’s best boutique hotel. One block to the beach and just steps away from shopping and dining, this Coronado hotel invites you to experience award-winning guest service, ideal location, and abundant history and charm. ... more   less 
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Glorietta Bay Coronado
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