Hotel del Coronado

4* out of 5 stars

A charming century-old estate located on an iconic Californian shoreline, this resort is the symbol of Victorian elegance and refined luxury. Established in 1888, San Diego’s Hotel del Coronado is the only true beachfront resort in the region. Sitting on 28 acres of oceanfront property, the 679-room hotel has historically attracted film stars, presidents and sun-seekers looking for a luxury holiday in San Diego. The Victorian estate features red-roof towers, a signature look for the legendary San Diego hotel, containing rooms and suites with sweeping views of the resort or Pacific Ocean. The celebrity-favourite Beach Villas offer a secluded setting with added luxury benefits. Guests staying at one of the Beach Villas can enjoy a private valet entrance, a personal concierge, gated access to the Beach Village grounds with exclusive pools and hot tubs throughout the facilities.

Things to do at Hotel del Coronado

Sitting on a stunning private beach, the San Diego resort offers a plethora of activities for your California holiday. You can choose to lounge on a sunbed and soak up the California sun or engage in a fun activity. Sign up to stand-up paddleboarding or surf lessons with some of California’s top instructors. Wetsuits, boards and other equipment are available to rent exclusively to guests. Keep your active game going with complimentary yoga sessions and spin classes on the beach, as well as the hotel’s popular Mermaid Fitness session at the pool (Mermaid tails will be provided by fitness instructors). Little holidaymakers can have their own fun at the DelVenture activity centre equipped with Slime Labs, and Mermaids & Pirates camps. During the day, you can also treat yourself to a shopping trip to the 17 on-site boutiques and stores. When the sun goes down, huddle up around the bonfire for a Movie Night on the beach.

Famous Guests at Hotel del Coronado

The historic hotel has been a favourite among politicians and celebrities since the time of its opening. Classic films such as Marilyn Monroe’s Some Like Hot have used the San Diego resort as a backdrop. Anybody who’s anybody has checked into the illustrious hotel. 11 US presidents, including Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Franklin D. Roosevelt have holidayed at the San Diego hotel. Hollywood stars such as Judy Garland, Katherine Hepburn, Walt Disney, Goldie Hawn, Sylvester Stallone and others were also frequent visitors. Find out who else stayed at the Hotel del Coronado by taking part in the Del’s Legendary Tour when you visit the resort.

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Accommodation

Victorian Ocean View

Your room in the original, iconic hotel faces west to the ocean so you can enjoy the ocean breeze and watch the sunset. Due to the unique character of the Victorian building, many of these rooms have balconies but it is not guaranteed for this room type.

Victorian Partial Ocean View

The original, iconic hotel with majestic Queen-Anne architecture and soaring red turrets that evokes the legacy and magic of two centuries. No two rooms are alike, and all are full of character.

Your room features a side or partial view of the sparkling Pacific Ocean. Due to the unique character of the Victorian building, these rooms do not offer a balcony.

Victorian Room

The original, iconic hotel with majestic Queen-Anne architecture and soaring red turrets that evokes the legacy and magic of two centuries. No two rooms are alike, and all are full of character.

These rooms are located throughout the Victorian building in various shapes and sizes. Due to the unique character of the Victorian building, balconies and views are not guaranteed for this room type.

Cabana Beachfront Terrace with Fire Pit

Your beautifully renovated beachfront room in The Cabanas features an expansive terrace with a personal fire pit and luxury lounge seating, perfect for watching the California sunset. Inside, the room features contemporary coastal design and a pristine bathroom with a large walk-in shower. King rooms have a full-size sofa bed.

Cabana Poolside Terrace

Your beautifully renovated poolside room in The Cabanas features an expansive terrace and luxury lounge seating with direct access to the pool deck, where you can keep an eye on the kids and enjoy food and beverage service. Inside, the room features a contemporary coastal design and a pristine bathroom with a large walk-in shower.

Cabana Ocean Front

Your beautifully renovated oceanfront room in The Cabanas features a private balcony for watching the waves and the California sunset. Inside, the room features a contemporary coastal design and a pristine bathroom with a large walk-in shower. King rooms have a full-size sofa bed.

Cabana Pool View

Your beautifully renovated room in The Cabanas offers a view of the sparkling Cabana Pool from your private balcony. Inside, the room features a contemporary coastal design and a pristine bathroom with a large walk-in shower.

Facilities

  • Beach
  • Beachfront location
  • Golf available
  • Gym
  • Onsite Shop
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Watersports

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Food & Drink

Babcock & Story Bar

Savor classic cocktails and casual bites at Babcock & Story Bar, a high-spirited, historic Coronado lounge named after the hotel’s visionary founders. Catch some live music, watch the game, enjoy a seafood platter or try a house specialty cocktail. Whatever your pleasure, this lively lounge serves up a Southern California vibe from lunch ’til late.

Beach & Taco Shack

Dig your toes in the sand and relax with tropical cocktails, beer, wine and the island’s best fish tacos at The Del’s surf-inspired bar located just steps from the crashing waves. The Beach Shack is now open for breakfast Wednesday-Sunday from 8-11am. Menu items include a Baja Shrimp Breakfast Burrito, and Huevos Rancheros.

ENO Pizza

This artisan pizzeria and wine bar provides a comfortable setting for sharing pizzas, sipping vino and savoring dolce. Whether you’re a classic pepperoni lover or in the mood for artisanal treats, gather by the outdoor fire pit for sunset views or indoors by the open kitchen and enjoy a wood-fired pizza and craft beer or wine.

Serea

Serẽa at Hotel del Coronado, offers sustainable coastal cuisine with just a hint of Mediterranean flair, all prepared by San Diegan native, Chef JoJo Ruiz. Overlooking the Pacific, Serẽa offers fresh-catch cooking done in a simple, elegant manner for the ultimate sea-to-table experience. The approachable cuisine features seasonal ingredients grown by Southern California farmers, ensuring top quality. Serẽa’s ocean-friendly menu is robust with fresh seafood and a raw bar. Like its namesake, Serẽa is simply one with the water. Serẽa also features an indoor/outdoor bar that offers hand-crafted cocktails, local brews and an eclectic wine selection.

Sheerwater

Experience the warm ocean breeze and iconic California sunsets at our delightful beachfront restaurant. Enjoy fresh seafood and casual fare with a gourmet twist, plus an expansive breakfast buffet.

Sun Deck

This beachfront eatery is the ultimate destination for craft cocktails and coastal favorites. Relax by the cozy fire pits and savor delectable bites and drinks. With gorgeous front row views of the most spectacular sunsets on the West Coast, dining on the Sun Deck is an inDELible experience like no other. Join us for a nightly Sunset Bell Ritual on the Sun Deck. Our newest daily tradition reminds us that moments of relaxation are what fuel us and bring us closer to our ideal selves. At sunset every day, we invite you to take a moment when the bell rings and recognize another day of life well lived.