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20th Century Charm, 21st Century Comfort

Housed in a 1908 whitewashed Italian Renaissance mansion in the affluent resort city of Coronado, the glorious Glorietta Bay Inn combines old-world elegance with contemporary Southern California comfort! A stay in one of the 11 mansion rooms - featuring dramatic bay views, original skylights, and stunning antiques - will transport you back to Coronado’s early 20th-century heyday. But, just to remind you what century you’re in, enjoy luxurious amenities like flat-screen TVs, MP3 docking stations, a heated pool and spa, and a delicious continental breakfast. And, with its adjacency to one of California’s best beaches and the iconic Hotel Del Coronado, you’ll never want to leave!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 100 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Coronado
  • Nearby Water Pacific Ocean
  • Open Dates All Year


The Glorietta Bay Inn is located only one block from Coronado's beautiful beach, once voted the 'Best Beach in America' by the Travel Channel! The inn offers beach towels, boogie boards, umbrellas, and other toys to help you enjoy this sandy oasis. Spend the day walking along the shore, swimming and surfing in the crystal blue waters of Glorietta Bay!


Your family will thank you for planning a fun-filled vacation at the Glorietta Bay Inn! Pack up your entire crew, as well as some beach towels and umbrellas, and head to one of the world's finest sand beaches located just a block away! There are over a dozen municipal tennis courts at your disposal, or rent a boat from Glorietta Bay Marina and spend a day on the water!


There is nothing better than playing around of golf with the beauty of the Pacific Ocean in the background. This is exactly what you'll find at Coronado Municipal Golf Course.This championship layout features immaculate greens, wide inviting fairways, and amazing views. Don't let the picturesque scenery distract you from your round of golf!


Meet at the beach at Glorietta Bay Inn, an inspiring destination for small meetings, events, and corporate retreats. Perfect for getting down to business in a professional yet casual setting, the bright, sun-painted room showcase plenty of windows, a private break-out room, a fully-equipped kitchen, a large private patio, and high-speed internet access.


Blend history and luxury accommodations to make your next family reunion at Glorietta Bay Inn unforgettable for everyone involved. Spend a day at Coronado Historical Society's Museum, or take the historic walking tour that leaves from the lobby! Spend a day at the beach, located just a block from inn, or rent bikes and explore the area on dry land! Spacious accommodations provide enough space to for even the largest families.


Between the Glorietta Bay, the San Diego Bay, and the vast Pacific Ocean, you will never run out of picturesque views during your trip to the Glorietta Bay Inn. Coronado is home to one of the world's best beaches, and your comfortable accommodations sit only a block from these sandy shores. Bike rentals are a great way to explore this beautiful this area, or take a walking tour of the area! Boat rentals from Glorietta Bay Marina allow you to be the captain of your own journey through the bay.


If you're looking for a romantic getaway, a stay in the Library Room, with its hand-carved fireplace, or the Crown Room, featuring rose prints and original skylights, won't disappoint! And, make sure to ask about the Romance Package so that you and your significant other can experience the ultimate intimate getaway. A bottle of champagne, dinner for two at Chez Loma, and a Coronado historical walking tour will make your stay unforgettable!


Looking for the ultimate experience in luxury? Take the original brass-cage elevator up to the Penthouse Suite, and enjoy 1,000 square feet of living space, the best island and bay views in town and a private deck with chaise lounges. Feathered pillows and hand-picked antiques only add to the elegance of this stunning room. The suite is so large, it takes up the entire third floor of the mansion!


Built in 1908 as the home for John D. Spreckels - a San Diego civic visionary - the mansion features a spectacularly-resorted Music room with a baby grand piano and guest library, a Breakfast Patio, and the Verandah Room featuring a unique porthole wall design. Learn more about the area when you participate in the 90-minute Coronado Historic Walking Tour which leaves from the lobby! Or visit the Historical Society Museum.

Villas and Condos

Glorietta Bay Inn offers two different types of guest rooms sure to meet all of your travel needs. Reserve one of the 11 Mansion rooms, designed to transport you to a simpler time in San Diego history. These room feature the charm and elegance you would expect from a century-old inn. If you are looking for modern amenities, the Contemporary Rooms are perfect for you! From flat-screen televisions and iPod docking stations to full kitchens and complimentary WiFi internet access, these modern rooms will provide exactly what you are looking for!

  • Cribs
  • Library
  • Mini Golf Course
  • Pack N Play
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • In Room Safe
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Beach
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • A/V Equipment
  • Babysitting/Daycare
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Hold
  • Meeting Room(s)
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Nearest Airports

  • San Diego International Airport (SAN) / 3.7 miles
  • General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport (TIJ) / 15.5 miles
  • Ensenada Airport (ESE) / 69.8 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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