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The Legend Lives On

130 Years of InDELible Memories. One Year of Epic Experiences.

We invite you to partake in a year of epic experiences celebrating The Del’s 130th anniversary. Make your own inDELible memories – from fireworks over the sea and spectacular sunset champagne toasts, to ice skating on the beach and DELicious events with top chefs – as legends from the worlds of entertainment, culinary, the arts, and wellness converge within the charms of this iconic seaside hotel. Celebrate the enchantments of the Grand American Beach Vacation that make The Del so special. The Legend Lives On.

Celebrate 130 years of an icon with our 130th Anniversary Collection including a collectable Crown Ornament.

130th Anniversary Offer

Enjoy a $130 Resort Credit

We’re celebrating all year! Receive a $130 resort credit with any two-night stay in 2018. Stay a little longer and enjoy an additional $65 resort credit per day. Learn more


Chef Throwdown
Chef Throwdown


Be a part of an evening showcasing the talents of 25 of the best chefs from San Diego and Baja at 2018 Chef Throwdown, benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The evening brings together foodies who vote for a ‘People’s Choice’ award and a Culinary Council of celebrity top chefs and food critics, award the Chef Flor Franco Awards for Culinary Excellence. 

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Ghostly Happenings


The Legend Lives On – as world renowned medium James Van Praagh conjures up Spirit in the iconic Crown Room. Join James in this intimate and mystical setting, as he brings through personal messages from loved ones on the other side to members of the audience. Guests will leave with a whole new perspective on life – and death.


Hallo-wine & Spirits®

October 27

Celebrate Halloween at San Diego’s famous haunted hotel on Saturday, October 27. Wear your best costume and join us for the 8th annual, adults-only, Hallo-wine & Spirits® Party full of spooky surroundings, great eats, drinks and dancing until you drop! This year’s theme is Legendary Screams from the Silver Screen.

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Coronado Island Film Festival

November 9-12

Join Leonard Maltin, and the makers and lovers of film from around the world – for a fun-filled weekend. Celebrate Coronado’s enduring love affair with Hollywood which first began when iconic stars were drawn to the Hotel del Coronado. Since then, Coronado’s world-class beaches and proximity to Hollywood have made it a favorite go-to spot for screen legends.

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Skate with Tara Lipinski

December 15

Join Olympic Gold Medalist Tara Lipinski for a once-in-a-lifetime skate session at Skating by the Sea®. Children of all skill levels are invited to skate with Tara and attend a fun Meet & Greet with hot cocoa and cookies and an opportunity for a photo with the figure skating champion.

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A Christmas Legend
A Christmas Legend

November 22 - December 31

The 2018 holiday season will celebrate 130 years of Christmas at The Del with thousands of lights, vintage-inspired decorations, the return of Skating by the Sea, holiday feasts, and some legendary surprises. More details to come!

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