Moved to Hotel del Coronado property in 1983 and restored in 1987, this 1887 building was actually Coronado Island’s first hotel (and one of the island’s first structures). A welcomed addition to the fledgling community, it housed VIPs working on The Del’s construction, including architects James and Watson Reid. With 90 guestrooms and an excellent dinner service (so popular that the San Francisco-imported chef was forced to serve three shifts), the building also functioned as the town’s unofficial post office and contained a drugstore and barbershop.
Despite its popularity, with the opening of “the big hotel,” the Oxford was put out of business. Afterward, the building was relocated and re-purposed many times, including a 50-year stint as a Del employee dormitory. Today, the historic Oxford Building contains private offices for hotel employees.
Spa & Salon at The Del
Indulge your mind, body, and spirit. Inspired by the healing power of the ocean, our Spa & Salon offers an array of luxurious treatments and wellness activities that leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.
Sun – Thu: 9 am – 6 pm
Fri – Sat: 9 am – 7 pm
Dining at The Del
Expert chefs. Locally sourced ingredients. A seaside haven for foodies. Beachfront dining that satisfies your every craving.
Choose from casual toes-in-the-sand tacos and cocktails, to fireside bites overlooking the sunset, to pizza and grab-n-go sandwiches, to fresh-catch sustainable seafood with wine.
Activities & Events
Make America’s most beloved beach the backdrop to your most beloved memories. From private beach bonfires with s’mores to plush pool cabanas and surf lessons, make new memories in a magical beachfront setting.