Hotel del Coronado is considered the crowning glory of Coronado's island, one of the most popular destinations in Southern California. Built in 1888, the Hotel del Coronado has been considered one of the world's most beautiful beach resorts. This is partly due to the breathtaking scenery it is surrounded by. The island of Coronado, after all, is home to some of the world's most pristine beaches offering breathtaking sunsets and captivating seascapes.The hotel is an exquisite example of Victorian architecture at its finest. The iconic red turrets provide a stark contrast to the hotel's white walls and the clear blue sky over the island, causing the hotel to have a distinct taste of elegance and confidence characteristic of the Victorian Era. In 1977, the Hotel del Coronado was recognized as a National Historic Landmark. Even more recently, USA Today rated it as one of the top ten resorts in the world, adding to its popularity and the number of guests who would like the experience the grace, splendor, and elegance of a bygone era.
The romantic splendor brought about by the Hotel del Coronado has made this a popular venue for weddings and receptions. In fact, the Travel Channel has recently ranked it as the number one place where to hold your wedding in the world. It has also been a favorite venue for business conferences, seminars, and symposiums. Even children and teenagers are sure to enjoy their stay at the Hotel del Coronado with themed lounges that give them a chance to enjoy their own unique way at no extra cost on the part of their parents.