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El Cordova Hotel

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NEWLY RENOVATED ROOMS! Be the first to experience the reinvigorated resort. Rich in history, natural beauty and a charming Spanish hacienda style. El Cordova Hotel stands in the heart of the Village of Coronado Island, one block from the best beach in San Diego. Shopping, restaurants, theatre and recreational activities are within walking distance and the Hotel has four restaurants and twelve boutique shops on site.
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Restaurant
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
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Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Family Rooms
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45Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
18Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Nice place and great people. Enjoy the the character of a unique place with great amenities all around. Clean rooms, eclectic atmosphere, and within walking distance to the beach. Even parking was a breeze.
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Response from TimD3804, General Manager at El Cordova Hotel
Responded yesterday
Hello danrQ6923EF. Thank you for taking the time to share your review with others. I really like these reviews that are right to point. As we remodel parts of the hotel, we will continue to keep unique, eclectic atmosphere, because it really IS the best part of staying at boutique hotels like ours. A mix of old world charm with modern amenities is our aim, and i think we are on our way to a bulls-eye. Thank you again for your terrific review, and we look forward to having you back as our guest.
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Hotel's Favorite
We had the chance to celebrate Valentine’s day 30 years after our first visit to this little gem, and it did not disappoint. Not only does it have a great location across from the Hotel Del, it is uniquely charming and lovely in every way. We have changed much more that it has
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Response from Stephen F, Manager at El Cordova Hotel
Responded Feb 27, 2018
Dear Colleesi, Thank you for your generous review! We are happy that we could provide you with a Valentine’s day holiday deserving of such praise. We are constantly improving our location in order to provide the best service we possibly can. It is always encouraging to hear such nice sentiments from customers, and to know we are doing things right. Thanks again for your wonderful feedback, and we hope we can continue to be a part of your tradition!
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We booked a room about 6 weeks before our trip and we made our reservation directly with the hotel. The couple we were traveling with booked at the same time, but used Expedia. I always like to book directly, especially with independent hotels so they don't have to pay anybody
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Response from TimD3804, General Manager at El Cordova Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Hello BRIAN F. Thank you for taking the time to tell others about your experience. I apologize if there seemed to be some misinformation on our website between the description of our Standard Room (the room in which you booked) and the actual room itself. We've made painstaking efforts to avoid situations such as this by describing our Standard rooms as “Approximately 200 square feet, stand up shower, second floor only” on our website. We will definitely address this at our next staff meeting and see if we could maybe change the wording to make it clearer for any potential guests. In regards to the upgrade your friend received. They had booked a Deluxe room through Expedia, and paid a higher rate for doing so. We will occasionally move guests around to open our inventory and sometimes need to upgrade guests, in doing so we usually choose guests that are paying a higher rate. In this instance, we upgraded your friend from a Deluxe to a One Bedroom Suite based on their rate. This decision is never made to be a personal slight towards any other guest. We would be more than happy to have you back as our guest, with a complimentary upgrade! Please just give us a call directly when you are ready to book, and ask to speak to a manager or supervisor, and we will be sure to take care of you. We appreciate you sharing your concerns and hope you will give us an opportunity to better serve you in the near future.
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Our second time in Coronado for a nursing conference. Stayed at the pricy Hotel Del first time but wanted something more quaint and personable- El Cordova fits that bill perfectly! We stayed for 6 nights. Literally located across the street from our conference at Hotel Del and
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Response from TimD3804, General Manager at El Cordova Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Hi HeatherJ22. This review is magnificent! It took me a while to figure out what I was going to say, because you were so thorough in sharing your experience with everyone. We apologize for the terrible inconvenience you had during your stay. It was certainly something that none of us were expecting. Thank you so much for your understanding and patience during that time. We truly appreciate you! Our main emphasis during that time was to make sure our guests were safe and well taken care of. We're very happy that you decided to stay and were satisfied with the room we provided for you. Side note: The metered street parking is enforced from 8am - 6pm, Monday - Saturday, also free on Sundays and holidays. And yes, street parking is more challenging in the summer months. Thank you again for telling others about your experience and leaving us such wonderful feedback. On behalf of the entire El Cordova team, we look forward to having you back as our guest.
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We loved staying at this hotel. Rooms are very comfortable and very clean. It's nice to have the extra space of a suite. Would definitely stay there again. There are lots of restaurants nearby as well as the ocean.
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Response from TimD3804, General Manager at El Cordova Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Cosmopolitan640684. Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We do our very best to make sure our guests have a warm and inviting room at check in, as well as daily throughout their stay. Being a block from the beach and in the heart of Coronado village only enhances our guest's experience, along with our spacious suites. Thank you for your tip regarding our staircases. The uniqueness of our property doesn't allow for elevators, but any one of our fantastic team members will be more than happy to help any guest with their luggage at any time. Thank you again for telling others about your time with us. We look forward to having you back as our guest.
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Hello Krystal, Parking is available for an additional fee of $30 per night at the Bank of America parking garage located on the block adjacent to us. Additionally, complimentary street parking is nearby and in walking distance. I hope I have helped to answer your question. Best regard, El Cordova Team
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How far is beach access?
It is about a two minute walk from the beach
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Does this hotel have wifi?
nevermind, it does.
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I would assume the bath is it. Tge standard room has a small sink, small shower and toilet. It felt like i was in a closet, but it worked.
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"Make sure they don't give you room 117!"
"If you are on the 2nd floor, there are lots of stairs to climb. If you have issues with stairs, request a suite on the 1st floor."
"We had the junior suite, which was very spacious, with a good kitchen."
"Rooms are quaint and clean with a Coronado nostalgic decor."
"We stayed in room #45 and it was noisy in the early morning with workman from the adjacent hotel."
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PRICE RANGE
$175 - $414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaCoronado
NUMBER OF ROOMS
43
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