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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 9.8 for a two-person trip.

El Cordova has been welcoming guests since 1 Mar 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Private parking available


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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
2 extra-large double beds
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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Closest beaches
  • Coronado Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    300 yards from property
  • Silver Strand State Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1,150 yards from property
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?
    The beach is located directly across the street from our hotel within a very short 5 minute walk.
    Answered on 2 November 2019
  • How much is parking?
    Parking is off-site and it is $30 per day.
    Answered on 10 August 2019
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?
    The closest beach is within steps of our hotel. All shopping and dining is within walking distance of our property as well but Coronado does provide a..
    Answered on 2 November 2019
  • 1. Is your pool open? 2. Is your jacuzzi open? 3. Is there parking allowed on the street? Thank you!
    Yes, our pool is open and heated. Yes, our jacuzzi is open. And yes, there is free street parking available around our hotel.
    Answered on 1 September 2021
  • Do any rooms have balcony?
    Some of our second story One Bedroom King Suites have balconies. When booking your reservation you can request this feature or call the hotel directly..
    Answered on 24 March 2020
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Property surroundings *
2 restaurants on site

    Miguel's Cocina

    Cuisine: Mexican

    The Brigantine

    Cuisine: Seafood

Facilities of El Cordova
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Coffee machine
  • 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
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
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
  • 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
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

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


From 16:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 16 years and above are considered 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
Cot upon request
2+ years
Extra bed upon request

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express El Cordova accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

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.

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.

  • El Cordova is 2.3 miles from the centre of San Diego.

  • The nearest beach is just 350 yards from El Cordova.

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

  • Room options at El Cordova include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Suite

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

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

  • El Cordova has 2 restaurants:

    • The Brigantine
    • Miguel's Cocina

  • 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.