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hotel del coronado

Hotel Awards

For more than 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.

#7 in Top Southern California hotels
Condé Nast Traveler, 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards

Family Travel Award, Southern California – Shore House at The Del
Good Housekeeping, 2023

#2 in Best Hotels in Coronado,
#7 in Best San Diego Resorts,

US News & World Report, 2023 Best Awards

Best Staycation for the Family category
Modern Luxury San Diego, Best of San Diego Awards 2023

Preservation Project of the Year Award
Save Our Heritage Organization (SOHO), 2022

Best Hotel, San Diego Reader’s ‘Best Of’ Awards

Top 20 Hotels in Southern California
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2022

Preservation Project of the Year Award
Save Our Heritage Organization, 2022

Top 20 Hotels in Southern California
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2022

 Commercial Restoration Award
Save Our Heritage Foundation, 2021

The 25 Best Resorts in the US
HGTV, 2021

Top 10 Best Hotels in San Diego
U.S. News & World Report, 2019

Four Diamond Award
AAA, 2005-2021

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

World’s Best Family Beach Hotels
Travel and Leisure, 2016

Top San Diego Hotel
US News and World Report, 2016

Top Ten Beaches in North America
Dr. Beach, 2016-2022

25 Best Beaches in the U.S.
Travel + Leisure, 2020 & 2022

The 10 Best Beaches in America
HGTV, 2021

Best Water/Beachfront Hotel in San Diego
San Diego Magazine Readers’ Choice Travel Awards, 2019

Best Beaches in North America
Town and Country, 2017

Top 10 Best West Coast Beaches
USA Today, 2016

America’s #1 Best Beach
Dr. Beach, 2012

Certificate of Excellence: Crown Room Brunch
TripAdvisor, 2011-2020

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

100 Best Brunches in America
OpenTable, 2017

Best Lunch
OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award, 2016

Top 100 Best Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America: Sheerwater
OpenTable, 2015

Smart Stars Award:  Best Historic Hotel
Smart Meetings, 2024

Smart Stars Award: Best Beach Hotel
Smart Meetings, 2021-2023

‘Best of’  The West Hotels
Meetings Today, 2023

Platinum Choice Award
Smart Meetings, 2015-2023

‘Best of’  Award
Meetings Today, 2022

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

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

Press Releases

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