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About Hotel del Coronado in Coronado, California

The famed Hotel del Coronado was built in 1888. Two men, H.L. Story and Elisha Babcock purchased the entire Coronado peninsula for $110,000, envisioning a transformation of sage brush and dunes. Hotel del made headlines around the world as it was fitted with electric lights. Built prior to construction of the Hotel del Coronado, the old Chart House Restaurant served as a model for the hotel. Enthusiastically received for its architectural aesthetics, the Del was then built.

Dignitaries and stars have vacationed at the resort as well as been featured in movies filmed there such as “Some Like it Hot” with Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon. Hotel “Del” offers exquisite Sunday brunches, unique books and a walking history tour with photos and memorabilia exhibited throughout the main building. A beautiful public golf course with a view of the bay and a visit to Hotel del Coronado and its lovely beach is on your list of things to do when you visit San Diego. The hotel has some elegant restaurants and a scrumptious Sunday Brunch. This luxury beachside resort hotel on Coronado Island is a 10-minute drive from downtown San Diego.

1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 435-6611
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Coronado, US
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Coronado Beach

0.2 miles away

Coronado Beach, aka Central Beach, starts at the famous Hotel del Coronado and continues north to Sunset Park. It’s...

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Coronado Shores Beach

0.4 miles away

Coronado Shores Beach, aka South Beach, is a wide sandy beach on Coronado Island. It is located in front...

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