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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 in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

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Max adults: 4. Max children: 1
One-Bedroom Suite
  • 1 king bed and
  • 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 1
Deluxe Two-Bedroom Suite
  • 2 king beds and
  • 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
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Two Bedroom One Bathroom Suite - Second Floor
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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About El Cordova

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  • 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.


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    Answered on November 2, 2019
  • How much is parking?

    Parking is off-site and it is $30 per day.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Room - Second Floor • Answered on August 10, 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 complimentary shuttle service during the summer months and holiday months to transport travelers from North to South Island. You can inquire about this service directly through the hotel.


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    Answered on November 2, 2019
  • 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. Please note all requests are based on availability and cannot be guaranteed.


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Suite • Answered on March 24, 2020
  • does this have a kitchen?

    Hello - Yes, all of our suites have kitchens. Any other questions please call the hotel directly...we are happy to answer any questions you might have. Thank you


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Suite • Answered on June 25, 2021
  • 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.


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    Answered on September 1, 2021
  • Can I get a king room woth balcony and handicap access?

    Hello - Our ADA rooms are on the lower level, so they do not have a balcony, but they do have a king bed and a living room with sofa bed. Hope that helps! Thank you for your interest in the El Cordova Hotel...hope to see you soon!


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    Answered on March 2, 2021
  • How far are you from the S.D. airport

    Hello - We are a short 15 minute commute from the airport. Thank you


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    Answered on March 3, 2021
  • Is there parking?

    We have off-site parking available for our guests at a nominal fee. Please advise the front desk if you would like to utilize this option. There is also street parking around the hotel for free.


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    Answered on November 30, 2021
  • Do you have beach chairs fir guest use ?

    We do have a few for guest to use as a first come first serve basis Thank you


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    Answered on May 5, 2021
  • Do you still have the one bedroom villas?

    Hi! We have never has villas but we have one bedroom suites.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Room - Second Floor • Answered on July 11, 2021
  • Can we if possible get an early check in ?

    Hello - Early check in depends on the availability the day of your arrival. Please call us on the morning of arrival and we will do our best to accommodate you. Any other questions, give us a call at the hotel directly Thank you and see you soon!


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    Answered on December 1, 2021
  • Hi, can I book a standard room for 2 adults and bring a 10 month old baby?

    The Standard rooms are very "cozy". I would go with a Deluxe room, so you have ample room for a pack and play.


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    Answered on December 7, 2021
  • would you have a 2 bedroom. suite available 15-16 oct. ( 2 nights ) and at what price? 2 adults, 2 children. Thank you.

    Yes, we do have that available.


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Suite • Answered on November 5, 2020
  • Can I get 2 queen beds and check in at a earlier time?

    We have two bedroom suites available that have a queen bed in each room. Early check ins are based strictly on availability the day of arrival.


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    Asked about: One-Bedroom Suite • Answered on November 5, 2020
  • Hello, is your jacuzzi open?

    Yes! Our jacuzzi and pool are open for our guests to use.


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    Answered on July 3, 2021
  • What are the hours for the pool?

    8:00am to 9:00pm


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    Answered on April 1, 2021
  • Do your rooms have ocean view?

    Hello! None of our rooms have views of the ocean, just various views of the property


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    Answered on July 16, 2021
  • Can we leave our bags until check in time?

    Yes, the front desk can store your luggage for you until check in time.


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    Answered on August 12, 2021
  • Is the king suite and the couch in the same room or is the bedroom separate

    The bedrooms are separate from the living rooms in all of our suites.


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    Answered on April 23, 2021
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Coronado Shopping Plaza Shopping Center
    0.1 miles
  • Coronado Ferry Landing Shopping Center
    1.1 miles
  • Coronado Bridge
    1.4 miles
  • Seaport Village
    2 miles
  • Petco Park
    2.1 miles
  • Horton Grand Theater
    2.1 miles
  • USS Midway Museum
    2.2 miles
  • Horton Plaza Park
    2.4 miles
  • Spreckels Theatre
    2.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego
    2.6 miles
  • Coronado Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Balboa Park
    3.8 miles
  • Cabrillo National Monument
    3.9 miles
  • San Diego Zoo
    4 miles
  • Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
    5.1 miles
  • University of San Diego
    6.2 miles
  • SeaWorld San Diego
    6.3 miles
  • San Diego State University
    8.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Coronado Beach
    950 feet
  • Silver Strand State Beach
    3,450 feet
  • Sunset Cliffs Beach
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Train San Diego - Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Station
    2.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • San Diego International Airport
    3.6 miles
  • Tijuana International Airport
    15.5 miles
  • McClellan-Palomar Airport
    31.3 miles
How to get to El Cordova from San Diego International Airport
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2 Restaurants On Site

    Miguel's Cocina

    Food: Mexican

    The Brigantine

    Food: Seafood

Amenities of El Cordova
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs USD 40 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & 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
  • Safe
General
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
2+ years
Extra bed by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

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

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

Guests are required to show a photo ID 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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about El Cordova

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

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from El Cordova.

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

  • Check-in at El Cordova is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • El Cordova has 2 restaurants:

    • Miguel's Cocina
    • The Brigantine

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

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beach

  • The prices at El Cordova may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at El Cordova (subject to availability):

    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Parking garage

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

  • Room options at El Cordova include:

    • Family
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Partner offer

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to El Cordova by:

    • Car 15min