Written by Pam Crooks and republished with permission from Scoop San Diego.
Added by eCoronado on September 25, 2012 at 3:00pm —
Smart. The Hotel del Coronado has a live web cam that streams views of Coronado from the hotel. We couldn't activate the stream from our mobile phone, but it worked great from our computer. Click the image above or here to view the view from the web… Continue
Added by eCoronado on September 15, 2012 at 7:39pm —
By Mala Blomquist | June 19, 2012
A few years ago I was lucky to be a guest at the Hotel Del Coronado. This was my first stay on Coronado and I was so enamored with the grand lady of the island that I never left her grounds.
Fast forward a few years and I have returned. This time I wanted to learn about the history that surrounds this magical island paradise. I discovered the best way to immerse yourself in the days of old is to stay at the Glorietta Bay… Continue
Added by eCoronado on June 21, 2012 at 4:23pm —
The Hotel del Coronado writes: Continue
We are excited to announce the launch of a brand-new exotic car rental company at The Del called Veloce Motors! Veloce provides our guests and clients access to a unique selection of rare, exotic and luxury vehicles to help create memorable experiences in San Diego. Imagine driving along the coast with the top down on a classic Porsche speedster, a…
Added by eCoronado on June 21, 2012 at 4:19pm —
Added by eCoronado on December 6, 2011 at 1:30pm —
The Hotel del Coronado is being renovated over the next few months and you can purchase used furniture and even LCD TVs.
Tony's Hotel Liquidators (located in Imperial Beach) is receiving items weekly and has some photos of available items listed on their website.
536 13th Street
Imperial Beach, CA 91932
Ph: (619) 575-9147…
Added by eCoronado on December 2, 2011 at 8:30am —
The young woman shot in the head on the steps of the Hotel del Coronado was a looker. The newspapers called her the "Beautiful Stranger," bestowing a timeless nickname on a mysterious lady whose life ebbed out on a stormy November night in 1892.
The rest is informed (or perhaps not-so-informed) speculation.
She might have been a grifter known for conning men with her husband in railway cars. Maybe she was pregnant and fell into despair after giving herself an abortion.… Continue
Added by eCoronado on November 1, 2011 at 2:24am —
The Glorietta Bay Inn just shared that they are selling ornaments for $10 each (plus tax). For more information, contact them via their website: www.gloritettabayinn.com
Added by eCoronado on October 29, 2011 at 3:00pm —
After three years in Coronado, TEDMED is leaving the San Diego area for Washington, D.C., in 2012, the owners of the annual conference said.
"The Nation’s capital is the natural and obvious place for TEDMED because it is the vital center of America’s health research funding, regulation (and) policy," said Jay Walker, the founder of Priceline.com who heads the investor group that acquired the conference in April.
"Holding TEDMED’s annual conference at the health and… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 28, 2011 at 1:12pm —
SAN DIEGO (Oct. 12, 2011) – Twenty years ago, Loews Coronado Bay Resort opened its doors on a private 15-acre peninsula off the Pacific coast. It was (and still is) the first and only waterfront resort in San Diego County to feature three tennis courts, a luxury spa, working garden, direct beach access and a private 80-slip marina.
Twenty years later, the hotel has maintained its AAA Four Diamond status and earned national praise for its innovative family offerings, community… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 12, 2011 at 12:45pm —
FRANKFURT -- Deutsche Bank AG is marketing about $609 million in bonds backed by commercial-mortgage backed securities (CMBSs) in the first offering of its type since sales revived in November 2009.
The issue will be tied to floating-rate mortgages including debt on the iconic 679-room Hotel del Coronado, located on oceanfront property in Coronado adjacent to San Diego, and the Standard Hotel in Manhattan, according to people with knowledge of the offering.
Read the entire… Continue
Added by eCoronado on October 3, 2011 at 8:17am —
Three nights for just $499
We've extended our popular Winter Escape package… Continue
Added by eCoronado on September 9, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Just one block from one of the nation’s top-rated beaches, El Cordova Hotel
in Coronado, CA is undergoing a series of improvements and restorations to bring the 102-year-old property back to the luster it enjoyed in the past, this time blending its hacienda style with modern touches.
The most recent renovation at this 40-room hotel, include a complete remodel of its signature Casa Grande Suite in July 2011.… Continue
Added by eCoronado on July 26, 2011 at 9:48pm —
Peek inside the Glorietta Bay Inn and learn more about Coronado's Sugar Baron John D. Spreckels
If you are still looking for that perfect spot to stay during your 4th of July celebration
, there are a few prime rooms still available from the Glorietta Bay Inn
Added by eCoronado on June 24, 2011 at 11:00pm —
Lights out at the El Cordova Hotel last Saturday night in support of Global Earth Hour. Lobby is pictured above.
Coronado's El Coronado Hotel participated in Global Earth Hour and showed their support by 'turning out the lights' last Saturday (March 26th) at 8:30pm. Bob Rauch (HotelGuru.com) shared the following… Continue
Added by eCoronado on March 28, 2011 at 4:00pm —
Coronado, California, December 7, 2010 – Glorietta Bay Inn announces its win for best guest relations program in a statewide competition. The award was presented by the California Hotel & Lodging Association in its annual “Stars of the Industry” awards.
The award was presented at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines on December 1, 2010. General manager Claudia LudlowGonzales was present to accept the award. (photo attached)
"In an… Continue
Added by eCoronado on December 7, 2010 at 4:01pm —
SAN DIEGO – Loews Coronado Bay Resort celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with “homemade holidays,” a heartfelt array of special dining menus, seasonal spa services and fun-filled activities for guests of every age. RESORT ACTIVITIES
Offered December 17 to January 2
Make warm memories on this holiday gondola cruise while singing favorite holiday carols and enjoying a cup… Continue
Added by eCoronado on December 2, 2010 at 12:00pm —
A little more than two miles from San Diego via the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge is Coronado, a resort with a population hovering around 30,000 that attracts more than two million visitors annually.
While staying at the Glorietta Bay Inn's Mansion, which was built by John Dietrich Spreckels, the “Sugar Baron,” the history lesson began. His original home, today known as “The Mansion,” just celebrated its 100-year anniversary. Reminiscent of Italian renaissance in classical lines, it… Continue
Added by eCoronado on November 17, 2010 at 5:01pm —
SAN DIEGO ---- The owner of the landmark Hotel del Coronado is seeking to restructure more than $630 million in debt on the property in yet another sign of growing financial struggles in the hotel industry.
"We have no plans to file for bankruptcy at this point," said Diane Morefield, a spokeswoman with Chicago-based Strategic Hotels & Resorts, the principal owner of the 757-room hotel. "There could be a variety of outcomes."
She said the restructuring has nothing to do… Continue
Added by eCoronado on November 9, 2010 at 12:47pm —
Owners of the Hotel del Coronado face a January deadline to retire more than $600 million in debt, but are hoping their lenders will give them time while they await a recovery of the depressed lodging industry.
Like most properties, the Hotel del Coronado has seen revenue decline during the prolonged economic downturn, which has also caused the value of the 757-room hotel to fall since loans were secured just a few years ago.
Strategic Hotels and Resorts, part of a joint… Continue
Added by eCoronado on November 9, 2010 at 8:32am —