Awards

For 130 years, 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

  • Four Diamond Award, AAA, 2005-2018
  • Top Resorts in Southern California, Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018
  • Top US Family Resort, Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice, 2015
  • World’s Best Family Beach Hotels, Travel and Leisure, 2016
  • Top 100 Resort Spas in the United States, Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice, 2014
  • Top 10 Resorts in the World, USA Today
  • Top San Diego Hotel, US News and World Report, 2016

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Hotel Awards

  • Expert’s Choice Award, TripExpert, 2018
  • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor, 2011- 2014, 2016-2017
  • #1 Resort in the US, Celebrated Living Magazine
  • Best of, Modern Luxury San Diego Magazine, 2017
  • SoCal Superstars, Southern California Life Magazine, 2017
  • Best Getaways, LA Magazine, 2017
  • Local Favorite, Culture Trip, 2015
  • Trekaroo, Top Treks Lodging Award, 2015

family on del beach

Beach Awards

  • #1 Best Beach in the Southern California, Travel Channel
  • Top 10 U.S. Beaches, Travel Channel, 2012
  • Top 10 Beach Icons, USA Today
  • America’s Best Beaches, Wall Street Journal
  • America’s Best Beach, Dr. Beach, 2012
  • Top Ten Beaches in North America, Dr Beach, 2016
  • Best Family Beach, San Diego Family Magazine, 2013
  • San Diego’s Best Beach, San Diego Entertainer Magazine, 2018
  • Best Beaches in North America, Town and Country, 2017
  • Best U.S. Beaches for Families, Family Vacation Critic, 2014

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Meetings Awards

  • Best of Meetings Today Award, Meetings Today, 2018
  • Best of the West, Meetings Today, 2018
  • Platinum Choice Award, Smart Meetings, 2015-2018
  • Smart Star Award: Best Beach Resort, Smart Meetings, 2014, 2018
  • Hall of Fame, Meetings and Conventions Magazine, 2015
  • Recognition for Excellence, Meeting Focus, 2014
  • Best of the West, Meeting Focus, 2014
  • Top 100 Meeting Hotels, Cvent, 2012-2013
  • Gold Key Award, Meetings & Conventions Magazine, 1982-2018

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Meetings Awards

  • #5 Top U.S. Business Hotels, Celebrated Living Magazine, 2013
  • 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: 1500 OCEAN, TripAdvisor, 2011-2018
  • Certificate of Excellence: Crown Room Brunch, TripAdvisor, 2011-2018
  • 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

  • Top 100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America: Sheerwater, OpenTable, 2015
  • Best Lunch, OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award, 2016
  • 100 Best Brunches in America, OpenTable, 2017
  • Diner’s Choice Top 10 Great Lunches, OpenTable, 2016
  • Diner’s Choice Award: Sheerwater, OpenTable, March 2015
  • Diner’s Choice Award: 1500 OCEAN, OpenTable, 2015
  • Restaurant Wine Award, Wine Spectator Magazine

Wedding Awards

  • #2 Best Place in the U.S. to Get Married, Travel Channel
  • Best of Weddings, The Knot, 2012
  • Editor’s Pick Top 20 Hotel Wedding Venues, Wedding Wire, 2016
  • Best Wedding Venue, San Diego Magazine, 2014
  • Best Place to Get Married, San Diego’s Best, Union-Tribune Readers Poll, 2013-2014
  • Providing Superior Romance Experience, Beverly Clark’s Elite Wedding Collection, 2009-2014
  • Reader’s Choice, Best Place to Get Married, Ranch & Coast, 2013