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Hotel del Coronado
Coronado, CaliforniaEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Hotel del Coronado
Hotel del Coronado is an iconic San Diego-area resort known for its beachside locale, historic architecture, shopping arcade, spa, restaurants, and plush rooms with ocean views.
Celebrating its 125th year in 2013, Hotel del Coronado is a National Historic Landmark that captures Victorian imagination and the enthusiasm of the Gilded Age in its luxury and architecture. While the 679-room resort may be most famous for its spiraling red roofs, it was as the set for the 1959 Marilyn Monroe movie Some Like It Hot that this sprawling resort became a California icon. Today, it still sits on picture-perfect, white-sand Coronado Beach, along San Diego's outer Coronado peninsula, which is a 10-minute taxi-boat ride from downtown. Rooms have contemporary California appeal, with white shutters, mahogany-wood poster beds, and pastel-colored walls. The hotel is home to a world-class spa, as well as three distinct dining experiences. In spring 2013, a gated beach village was added, with 78 rooms in 11 ocean-side villas that can be configured into two- or three-bedroom units with full kitchens.
Take a picnic and walk just five minutes from the hotel to Spreckels Park to dine among the lush lawns, flowers, and historic gazebo bandstand (live concerts take place Sunday evenings during the summer).
Only three blocks away from the hotel you'll find Holland's Bicycles to rent an Electra beach cruiser. Coronado's long, flat pathways are ideal for biking, especially down the scenic Bayshore Bikeway.
$7 per hour or $25 per day.
Arrive at San Diego International Airport (SAN) which is approximately 8 miles from the hotel. Anticipate about 25 minutes of travel time.1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado, California, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Outdoor Pool
- Outdoor Hot Tub
- Poolside Cabanas
- Spa on Property
- Beauty Salon
- Fitness Center
- Fitness Classes
- Beach Rentals
- Bike Rentals
- Business Center
- Kids' Activities
- Childcare Services
- High-speed Internet
- Videogame System
- Bath Robes
- Luxury Bath Amenities
- Hair Dryers
- In-Room Safes
- Three Restaurants
- Sports Bar
- Wine Bar
- In-Room Dining
- Max occupancy is 2 adults + 2 children in the Resort King and 4 adults in the Resort Double Queen
- Resort charge is included in the nightly rate and includes:
- In room coffee and tea
- Newspaper (daily except Sunday)
- Access to fitness center
- Savings on local attraction tickets
- $20 savings off green fees at La Costa Resort and Spa
Why We Love Coronado
San Diego's Coronado Island is a beachside California paradise famous not only as the home of Hotel Del, but also for its small-town village chock full of restaurants, boutiques, and recreation.
Traditional French dishes include duck confit and steak au poivre.
1132 Loma Ave.
Dinner for two $100.
Where to Drink: Soak up local craft beers at The Tavern, which serves cold drafts from Stone Brewery and Coronado Brewery. There's a solid menu of pub grub, too.
1310 Orange Ave.
Beer for two $12.
Best Shopping: Just two blocks away from Hotel Del is Coronado's Orange Avenue, home to some of San Diego's best independent and designer boutiques. Don't miss Emerald City The Boarding Source for the city's best surf and skate wear, as well as beach attire.
1118 Orange Ave.
Best Walking Tour: Coronado Island is so full of history there's no need to leave, and a walking tour is the best way to see its highlights. The leisurely tours start across from the hotel at Glorietta Bay Inn; stops include San Francisco sugar baron John D. Spreckels' stately mansion and the yellow cottage on Star Park Circle that was Wizard of Oz author, L. Frank Baum's, writer's retreat.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 11 a.m.
$12 per person.
Why Go Now
June 22, 2013
Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition
With a new location at Imperial Beach, this tongue-in-cheek competition attracts thousands of spectators and more than 40 dogs, who surf and do board tricks on the waves.
July 4, 2013
Fourth of July Celebration
Independence Day on Coronado is a treasured San Diego tradition that includes a two-hour-long parade down Orange Avenue, a 15-kilometer run/walk, a North Beach rough-water swim, an art show and afternoon concert at Spreckles Park, and a fireworks display directly over Glorietta Bay Inn.
September 7, 2013
Coronado Main Street Garden Party
This community festival celebrates Coronado's many gardens. Orange Avenue hosts food booths from some of the peninsula's best restaurants, as well as live entertainment.
September 14-15, 2013
Coronado Art Walk
Droves of San Diegans come by boat to the Coronado Ferry Landing to celebrate the arts. The festival also includes live entertainment and free shuttles to a similar Art-in-the-Park event at Spreckels Park.