For over 130 years, historic Hotel del Coronado has been the symbol of Victorian elegance and refined luxury. This distinction continues to be recognized by leading travel publications and industry organizations from around the world.

Hotel del Coronado

Hotel Awards

  • Top 10 Best Hotels in San Diego, U.S. News & World Report, 2019
  • Four Diamond Award, AAA, 2005-2019
  • Top 10 Island Escapes You Can Drive To, USA Today 10 BEST, 2020
  • Certificate of Excellence: Beach Village, TripAdvisor, 2019
  • Expert’s Choice Award, TripExpert, 2018
  • Top Resorts in Southern California, Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards, 2014-15, 2017-18
  • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor, 2011-2017
  • Best Getaways, LA Magazine, 2017
  • Best of, Modern Luxury San Diego Magazine, 2017

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Hotel Awards

  • SoCal Superstars, Southern California Life Magazine, 2017
  • World’s Best Family Beach Hotels, Travel and Leisure, 2016
  • Top San Diego Hotel, US News and World Report, 2016
  • Top US Family Resort, Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice, 2015
  • Local Favorite, Culture Trip, 2015
  • Trekaroo, Top Treks Lodging Award, 2015
  • Top 100 Resort Spas in the United States, Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice, 2014

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Beach Awards

  • Best Water/Beachfront Hotel in San Diego, San Diego Magazine Readers’ Choice Travel Awards, 2019
  • San Diego’s Best Beach, San Diego Entertainer Magazine, 2018
  • Best Beaches in North America, Town and Country, 2017
  • Top Ten Beaches in North America, Dr Beach, 2016
  • Best U.S. Beaches for Families, Family Vacation Critic, 2014
  • Best Family Beach, San Diego Family Magazine
  • America’s Best Beach, Dr. Beach
  • Top 10 U.S. Beaches, Travel Channel
  • #1 Best Beach in Southern California, Travel Channel
  • Top 10 Beach Icons, USA Today
  • America’s Best Beaches, Wall Street Journal

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Meetings Awards

  • Platinum Choice Award, Smart Meetings, 2015-2020
  • Best of Meetings Today Award, Meetings Today, 2018-2019
  • Best of the West, Meetings Today, 2018-2019
  • Smart Star Award: Best Beach Resort, Smart Meetings, 2014, 2018, 2020
  • Hall of Fame, Meetings and Conventions Magazine, 2015
  • Pinnacle Award, Successful Meetings Magazine, 1985-2018
  • Gold Key Award, Meetings & Conventions Magazine, 1982-2018

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Meetings Awards

  • Pinnacle Award, Successful Meetings Magazine, 1985-2018
  • Paragon Award, Corporate Meetings and Incentive Magazine
  • Inner Circle Award, Association Meetings Magazine
  • Planner’s Choice Award, Meeting News Magazine
  • Executive Choice Award, Sales & Marketing Management Magazine
  • Best Hotel in the Western United States, Successful Meetings Magazine
  • Award of Excellence, Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine

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Food & Beverage Awards

  • Certificate of Excellence: Crown Room Brunch, TripAdvisor, 2011-2019
  • Certificate of Excellence: Sheerwater, TripAdvisor, 2012-2014, 2017-2018
  • Certificate of Excellence: ENO, TripAdvisor, 2017-2018
  • Best of San Diego, San Diego Magazine, 2016
  • Best Breakfast, San Diego Magazine, 2016
  • Best Hotel Bar (B&S Bar), San Diego Magazine Reader’s Poll

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Foob & Beverage Awards

  • 100 Best Brunches in America, OpenTable, 2017
  • Best Lunch, OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award, 2016
  • Diner’s Choice Top 10 Great Lunches, OpenTable, 2016
  • Top 100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America: Sheerwater, OpenTable, 2015
  • Diner’s Choice Award: Sheerwater, OpenTable, March 2015
  • Restaurant Wine Award, Wine Spectator Magazine

bride and groom dancing on the beach

Wedding Awards

  • Best Indoor Venue, California Wedding Day, 2019
  • Editor’s Pick Top 20 Hotel Wedding Venues, Wedding Wire, 2016
  • Best Place to Get Married, San Diego’s Best, Union-Tribune Readers Poll
  • Providing Superior Romance Experience, Beverly Clark’s Elite Wedding Collection
  • Best Wedding Venue, San Diego Magazine
  • Best of Weddings, The Knot
  • Reader’s Choice, Best Place to Get Married, Ranch & Coast
  • #2 Best Place in the U.S. to Get Married, Travel Channel