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Located in the former mansion of an industrialist, this Coronado inn features a classic Spanish village style courtyard that contains gardens, boutique shops and two on-site restaurants. The elegantly decorated rooms of El Cordova are equipped with ree wifi, cable TV with HBO, and in room coffee. Two on site restaurants which include the Brigantine Seafood Restaurant, specializing in seafood and steaks, and Miguel's Cocina, featuring Mexican cuisine. Brigante, decorated with photos from the coastal village’s past, specializes in steak and fish. Miguels Cocina serves Mexican food and drinks in the courtyard and Miguelito’s holds large group events. El Cordova Hotel is a 5 minute walk to Coronado Beach and the historic Hotel Del Coronado, and is 3 miles from the Coronado Municipal Golf Course.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Private parking available


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
2 extra-large double beds
and
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.8
Comfort
9.0
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
8.6
High score for San Diego
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Margaret
    Norway Norway
    We liked the size and funiture of the apartment. Friendly staff. Close to the beach. Nice little balcony.
  • Karen
    Australia Australia
    Staff looked after us and changed our room when there was a power issue
  • L
    Linda
    United States United States
    The location could not be beat. I really enjoyed just walking off the street and going right up to my room. The atmosphere was so nice too, very pretty.

Property surroundings

Restaurants
2 restaurants on site

  • Miguel's Cocina
    • Cuisine
      Mexican
  • The Brigantine
    • Cuisine
      Seafood
    • Ambiance
      Modern

Facilities of El Cordova
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Activities
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs US$40 per day.
  • Parking garage
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Grocery deliveries
    Additional charge
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Pool/beach towels
Wellness
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules
El Cordova takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 16:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
Check-out
Available 24 hours
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Refundable damage deposit
A damage deposit of US$100 is required on arrival. That's about £77. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 16 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Extra bed upon request
Free
Cot upon request
Free
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
Free

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform El Cordova in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

A damage deposit of US$100 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about El Cordova

  • The prices at El Cordova may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The nearest beach is just 350 yards from El Cordova. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • El Cordova is 2.3 miles from the centre of San Diego. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • El Cordova offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beach
    • Swimming Pool

  • Room options at El Cordova include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Suite

  • El Cordova has 2 restaurants:

    • Miguel's Cocina
    • The Brigantine

  • Check-in at El Cordova is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at El Cordova on this page.