El Cordova Hotel Completes $1M Renovation

San Diego-based RAR Hospitality managed the renovation of the iconic Coronado hotel.

RAR Hospitality and El Cordova Hotel are proud to announce brand new accommodations and completed renovations at the 43-room boutique property in Coronado, enhancing the affordable luxury guest experience. Hotel management firm RAR Hospitality managed the $1M hotel upgrade which was completed in early June 2018 with a ribbon cutting on June 14.

“The completion of this renovation is a milestone for the iconic El Cordova Hotel,” said Bob Rauch, founder and CEO of RAR Hospitality. “Nothing can replace the historic property’s natural beauty and charm, and El Cordova is dedicated to always providing guests with the utmost comfort, personalized service and the latest amenities.”

El Cordova Hotel offers an informal Spanish garden and courtyard environment, a heated outdoor pool, hot tub and attentive staff to ensure a memorable stay. New to the hotel are the updated lobby, standard and deluxe guest rooms, and spacious one to two-bedroom suites with comfortable bedroom furniture, modernized bathroom fixtures, thoughtful amenities such as free WiFi internet and flat screen televisions with complimentary HBO.

Standard rooms – Standard rooms are 200 square feet and include king-size beds, bathrooms, closets and study desks.

Deluxe rooms – The 250-square-foot Deluxe rooms feature a single king bed, walk-in closet and full bathroom.

One-bedroom suites – Ranging from 500 to 600 square feet, the one-bedroom suites have complete living room area with a sleeper sofa, full kitchen, small dining area, separate bedroom, and full bathroom.

Two-bedroom suites – The two bedrooms each include queen-size beds and the suites have one bathroom to share. Full kitchen with appliances such as a refrigerator, microwave, and in-room coffee maker, dining area, and living room with sleeper sofa make this suite ideal for small families or groups.

Deluxe two-bedroom suites – The Deluxe two-bedroom suites have two separate bedrooms with a king bed in one room and either a king bed or two queen beds in the other room. The suites include in-room kitchens, living rooms, dining areas and two full bathrooms suitable for larger families.Casa Grande suite – With 1,500 square feet, the unique suite has a master and a secondary bedroom with specialty king beds and a very spacious living room. Accommodations include an 800-square-foot meeting room, formal dining room with conference table, complete kitchen, executive bathroom with vanity bathtub and separate shower, and balcony with a view of the Pacific Ocean.

Located on Coronado Island’s quintessential Orange Ave., the hotel provides the ideal seclusion that the island has to offer for an idyllic getaway and a prime location near popular attractions. El Cordova is one block from majestic beaches of the “crown jewel” island, within walking distance to bohemian beach shops, art galleries, restaurants, and recreational activities including surfing, sailing, and biking, and just a short drive and ferry ride away from Downtown San Diego. Daily room rates start from $269.

El Cordova is part of RAR Hospitality’s boutique hotel collection including Carlsbad by the Sea Resort, The Keating Hotel and The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows. El Cordova Hotel is located at 1351 Orange Ave and for more information, please visit www.ElCordovaHotel.com.

About The El Cordova Hotel
Established in 1902, El Cordova was once a retirement mansion house for wealthy industrialist Elisha Babcock and was converted into a Spanish Village hotel in 1930. Rich history, natural beauty and charming Spanish hacienda style is found at the El Cordova Hotel, the perfect escape for any vacation in the heart of the Village of Coronado.
All images courtesy of El Cordova Hotel.


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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com