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La Avenida Inn
Ranked #5 of 17 Hotels in Coronado
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Ace location, very clean, Coronado is a lovely place, good transport, free wifi, breakfast included, large rooms, good staff! The hotel is good value, and we both loved the experience. Pool also, and use the free summer shuttle. The ferry trip to San Diego is a doddle. Try the baseball and definitely the Midway.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

Our first visit to San Diego we loved the Coronado location our room was musty at first. The little AC unit is very loud. The maid kept turning it off and the room was very hot when we got back
from a long day of sightseeing. The bathroom sink kept clogging. We told the front desk they sent a person to fix it but still clogged up. Seems like the rooms are from the 80's in decore. The staff was very friendly. The free breakfast is a few pieces of bread and coffee And some old fruit. The free parking is what makes this hotel a good value and the location

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

This was a return visit for me to the La Avenida Inn but my stay was not as good as before. Last time I visited I had a suite and zero complaints so I booked a room on my next visit to San Diego. This time I stayed in room 112 a 2 queen bed room on the second floor that faces the pool. This room gets full sun most of the time and was ungodly hot. The room was 100degrees when we walked in and with only the little box a/c it took 4 hours for the room to be tolerable to be in. The windows don't open but an inch so they were useless so we had to leave the door to the room open to get any airflow inside.The other issue in this room is the Internet wouldn't work off and on which we assumed was because of its distance away from the front office. The last issue was the size of the room it was so small that if you opened the TV armoire you could barely walk between it and the bed. These are all things that were not an issue in the suite we stayed in before. I like the hotel and its location but unless I had a suite room I would not stay here again.

Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Laavenida, General Manager at La Avenida Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to post your review regarding your recent stay with us during your visit to Coronado. We wish to thank you for choosing to stay with us again. We truly appreciate your patronage.

We are very sorry to hear that this last visit was not as pleasant and there were several issues. We definitely have had some very hot weather the last few weeks here in Coronado. Our apologies that the A/C was not turned on upon your arrival in order to have your room at a comfortable temperature. We have taken this into consideration, and will be making sure to have the A/C units turned on prior to any guests’ arrivals during the warm summer months.

Secondly, we are sorry to hear that you had some problems with the internet. The Front Desk staff did receive notice that you originally had some problems, but after we reset the modem, we were unaware that there was a constant problem of the connection fading in and out. We did troubleshoot and check to make sure it as was working immediately afterwards and were able to get connected.

If we would have been aware that you were having more problems with internet and the size of the room, we would have moved you to a different room to address this problem for you immediately.

We hope you do give us another chance when choosing your lodging needs! Please contact me directly the next time you are planning to stay in the area.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Located directly across the street from the famous Hotel Del Coronado, La Avenida is the perfect place to stay. You can walk to restaurants and walk across the street to the beach. They have a nice pool and offer a complimentary continental breakfast every morning. The staff is warm, friendly and very helpful. Parking is free to guests. The best value on coronado Island.

Room Tip: Rooms on the second level offer a better view. All rooms have a pool view.
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Laavenida, General Manager at La Avenida Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

Thank you for the incredible review!!

We appreciate that you took the time to post your wonderful comments of our hotel. We take pride in being able to offer a fantastic location with value and affordability for our guests.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

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Reviewed August 31, 2013

This hotel is in a perfect location. On Orange Ave across from the Dell and beach is close too. So many restaurants and cafe all along Orange Ave which are an easy walk. Free parking. Our daughter who lives in San Diego was able to park free when she visited each evening for dinner. Staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms are large and roomy. We loved the pool area with chairs and umbrella/tables.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Laavenida, General Manager at La Avenida Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

Thank you for the great review! We are thrilled that you were able to enjoy our added amenities of location and parking during your stay with us. It gives us great pleasure in knowing that you had a great time and that you were able to enjoy the relaxing pool area in the perfect weather we have in Coronado.
Come back and see us soon!

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Reviewed August 27, 2013

La Avenida is very clean, comfortable and quiet being that is right on Orange Ave. We stayed Aug 24-25, 2013, for a wedding at the Del Coronado and enjoyed it. The front desk staff person (blonde woman) was very nice and we liked her recommendations. Its right across Orange Ave from the beach and Hotel Del Coronado. Many shops and restaurants within steps from the inn. It does need some minor repairs here and there, but overall a very prime location, clean and comfortable. Would definitely stay here again!

Room Tip: Across Orange Ave from Hotel Del Coronado and beach, shops and restaurants within steps of inn
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Laavenida, General Manager at La Avenida Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to post such a favorable review. We are pleased that you chose to stay with us to attend such a memorable event and that you were able to enjoy the great shops and delicious restaurants while visiting Coronado. Our location definitely is perfect for easy walking distance to all these wonderful activities, and the proximity to America’s Best Beach, which is just a block away.

We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed August 4, 2013

The location is unbeatable being a long block from the Coronado beaches and in the midst of the activity along Orange Avenue. In some ways the location is better that the Hotel Coronado. The property is modest, clean, maintained and safe. The cost is a bargain. Several of the best restaurants on the island are minutes away. The only caution is wi-fi. If you are either addicted or find it indispensable, the underpowered wi-fi may not be for you. But there is free wi-fi at the bagel shop next door.

Stayed: July 2013
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Laavenida, General Manager at La Avenida Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2013

We appreciate you taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit as we take pride in being able to offer the highlight of our location at an affordable value.

We are sorry to hear you had trouble with our WiFi. If we had known we would have tried to move you to a different room and tried to improve your WiFi service.

We thank you for staying with us during your visit to Coronado. We hope to see you in the near future.

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Additional Information about La Avenida Inn

Address: 1315 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2916
Location: United States > California > Coronado
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Coronado
#4 Business Hotel in Coronado
#8 Romantic Hotel in Coronado
Price Range: $179 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — La Avenida Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Exceptional hospitality awaits you at La Avenida Inn! Located within steps of the historic Hotel del Coronado and the beautiful Coronado Beach. The La Avenida Inn offers an exceptional value in a world-class location. Nestled in the heart of Coronado Island's three and four star hotels, La Avenida Inn's prime village location is within steps of fine dining, fashionable shops, golf, tennis, two marinas, numerous recreational choices, and just a short drive from downtown San Diego and the airport. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
La Avenida Hotel Coronado
La Avenida Motel

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