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Historic mansion built in 1902 transformed to hotel in 1930. It was inaugurated by Thomas Edison as the world s first electrically lit hotel. With 43 rooms featuring 1 and 2 bedroom suites with full kitchens perfect for long term stays and families. The hotel is located in a Spanish style courtyard with 12 boutique shops 4 restaurants and a heated pool. Only 1 block to beautiful beaches and walking distance to shopping, restaurants theatre and recreational activities. The hotel is 6 miles to San Diego - 7 miles northwest of the San Diego Zoo and 14 miles south to Sea World. Nearby airports San Diego International or Lindbergh field 10 miles. The hotel is a smoke free property. The El Cordova Hotel provides complimentary coffee all day in the hotel lobby.

Full size kitchen


· 24-hour front desk
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning
· Airline desk
· Baby sitting
· Barbeque grills
· Barber shop
· Beauty shop/salon
· Bell staff/porter
· Breakfast served in restaurant
· Business center
· Car rental desk
· Catering services
· Child programs
· Children welcome
· Childrens's nursery
· Childrens's play area - (In Area)
· Cocktail lounge
· Coffee shop
· Coin operated laundry
· Complimentary coffee in lobby
· Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
· Complimentary newspaper in lobby
· Concierge desk
· Concierge floor
· Conference facilities
· Currency exchange
· DVD/video rental
· Desk with electrical outlet
· Dinner served in restaurant
· Direct dial telephone
· Doctor on call
· Early check-in
· Efolio available to company
· Evening reception
· Express check-out
· Family plan
· Fire safety compliant
· Food and beverage outlets
· Front desk
· Full service housekeeping
· Game room - (In Area)
· Gift/News stand
· Golf
· Hair dryer
· Hairdresser/barber
· Heated guest rooms
· Heated guest rooms
· Heated pool
· High speed internet access
· High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
· Housekeeping - daily
· Indoor parking - (In Area)
· Interior corridors
· Internet services
· Ironing board
· Jacuzzi
· Jogging track - (In Area)
· Kitchenette
· Late check-out available
· Laundry/Valet service
· Lobby coffee service
· Lounges/bars
· Lunch served in restaurant
· Massage services
· Meeting rooms
· Non-smoking rooms (generic)
· On-Site parking
· Onsite laundry
· Outdoor pool
· Parking
· Parking lot - (In Area)
· Photocopy center
· Playground - (In Area)
· Pool
· Private bath or shower
· Public area air conditioned
· Room service
· Room service - limited hours
· Security
· Shoe shine stand
· Spa - (In Area)
· Storage space
· Street side parking
· Tennis court - (In Area)
· Tour/sightseeing desk
· Train access
· Translation services
· Valet cleaning
· Video checkout
· Video tapes
· Wakeup service
· Water sports - (In Area)
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, All news channel, AM/FM radio, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Bathroom amenities, Bathtub, Bathtub/shower combination, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Color television, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Desk, Desk with lamp, Direct dial phone number, Double beds, Fire alarm, Free local calls, Full kitchen, Hairdryer, High speed internet connection, Iron, Ironing board, Jacuzzi, Kitchen, Kitchen supplies, Kitchenette, Newspaper, Non-smoking, Oven, Plates and bowls, Pots and pans, Private bathroom, Refrigerator, Refrigerator with ice maker, Shower only, Silverware/utensils, Smoke detectors, Sofa bed, Stove, Telephone, Telephones with message light, Toaster oven, Voice mail, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Air conditioning individually controlled in room, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Desk with electrical outlet, Shower, Storage space, Spare electrical outlet available at desk, CNN availaible, Accessible room, Self-controlled heating/cooling system, Toaster, Cups/glassware, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Free newspaper, Maid service, Handicap room, High speed internet access fee, High speed wireless
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Balcony/Lanai/Terrace, Bathroom amenities, Bathtub, Bathtub/shower combination, Cable television, Coffee/Tea maker, Connecting rooms, Copier, Cribs, Double beds, Fire alarm, Free local calls, Full kitchen, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing board, Jacuzzi, Kitchen, Kitchenette, Microwave, Non-smoking, Plates and bowls, Refrigerator, Smoke detectors, Sofa bed, Wake-up calls, Wireless internet connection, Extra person charge for rollaway use, Storage space, Accessible room, Cups/glassware, Extra adult charge, Extra child charge, Single bed, Free newspaper, Maid service, Handicap room, High speed wireless
king bed
single king size bed with desk bathroom
2 bedroom 2 full bath second floor suite
two bedrooms
nonsmoking 1 bedroom suite
king bed television full bathroom
executive two king bedroom suite
1 bedroom suite

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 1930
· Renovated in 01/01/2018
· 43 rooms.
· 28 suites.
· 2 floors.


Located on the corner of Orange Avenue and Adella Avenue. 1 block to fabulous beaches Lindberg Airport - SAN - 10 miles block from the beach 6.7 miles from San Diego

Guarantee Policy

All reservations must have a guarantee. A credit card guarantee.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel by 48 hours prior to arrival to avoid loss of 1 night room and tax. Cancellation policy in july 7 days prior to arrival day.

Restaurant Information

Miguels Cocina

Classic mexican cuisine that captures the true spirit of mexico. A local favorite featuring hand made tortillas fresh salsas and a festive atmosphere. Well known for its sonoran grilled swordfish tacos sizzling sirloin fajitas and spicy rich chicken mole as well as their decadent must-have jalapeo white


The brigantine is home to some of san diegos finest seafood. Its a place where locals and visitors alike come to share a lively atmosphere and authentic sense of community. It is known for san diego-style surf and turf. From award-winning fish tacos and freshly shucked oysters to classic filet mignon or

Fabrison s - A French Creperie Cafe

Classic french style cafe featuring crepes breakfast pastries homemade soups quiches salads and sandwiches. Monday- friday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Saturday - 8:30 am to 8:00 pm Sunday - 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Chez Loma

A french inspred bistro with a focus on simple traditional cooking using the freshest ingredients: braised meats that fall of the bone crisp vegetables with simple vinaigrettes humanely raised cattle and wild caught fish. Brunch: saturday - sunday 9:30 am to 2:00 pm dinner: sunday - wednesday 5:00pm to


Featured on rachel rays tasty travels tv show on the food network. Well known for its signature dish halibut maia pupu platters and the surf & turf sushi roll. The restaurant speiclaizes in in fresh tropical seafood dishes influenced by pacific rim flavors it also boasts a superb sushi bar featuring inno

Vigilucci steake

A fine italian restaurant featuring onlyy certified prime steaks and the freshest seafood all with a signature italian flair. They also feature an award-winning wine list. Happy hour - in the lounge monday-friday 3pm-7pm saturday & sunday 11am-5pm Hours of operation monday - thursday 11:30am - 10pm F

Swaddee Thai restaurant

A local favorite for great thai food. 4 stars on yelp. Monday - closed Tuesday - saturday 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Sunday - closed

Claytons diner

A classic 1950 s style diner open for breakfast lunch and dinner. Feature a 1950 s jukebox. Monday to friday - 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Meeting Facility

Casa Grande Suite Courtyard

Recreation Information




Hiking trail

Jogging trail



Scuba diving



Tennis court



Mountain climbing

Nature preserve trail

Outdoor pool

Childrens's program


Area Attractions

- Amc theaters
- Amtrak
- Balboa Park

6.7 miles west to the property. Beautiful forest that houses a variety of museums

- Fashion valley shopping
- Gas Lamp Quarter

5.7 miles east to the property. Art restaurants coffee houses jazz clubs

- Horton Plaza Mall

5.4 miles west to the property. Several outdoor floors of shopping and entertainment

- Hotel del coronado
- Legoland california
- Mission Valley San Diego

11.2 miles east to the property. First Spanish mission founded in 1769

- Old Town

8.9 miles south to the property. Built by Spanish settlers in 1769 this 6 block area is San Diegos oldest section

- Parasailing adventures san diego
- Petco park
- Qualcomm stadium chargers
- San diego
- San diego convention cent
- San diego zoo safari park
- Sandiego Zoo

6.9 miles northeast. World famous Zoo. Apes to Zebras in new habitats.

- Sea World

11.8 miles south to the property. Fascinating world of marine life with more than 20 attractions and shows

- Seaport village
- Uss midway
- San Diego Intl Airport
- Restaurants

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