Glorietta Bay Inn

A landmark hotel with a rich history and grand architecture.

Built in 1908 as the home of sugar baron John D. Spreckels, Glorietta Bay Inn Coronado sits across the street from the famous white-sandy Coronado Beach. It offers 11 historic mansion rooms and 89 contemporary rooms and suites. With a reputation of friendly service, comfort, and charm, Glorietta Bay Inn has guests returning year-after-year.

Old-world charm meets contemporary Southern California comfort.

What it's like

Every detail of the inn exudes Southern California warmth, from the sun-warmed lobby to the scenic outdoor verandah to the music room complete with a baby grand piano. Whether you’re staying in a luxurious mansion room on business or relaxing in a spacious suite with the entire family, you’ll be enjoying the perfect Coronado vacation. The natural scenery in this world-class spot is breathtaking, and your stay at this historic property will be just as unforgettable. 

Independent spirit

Upscale beach getaway that embodies the Coronado spirit.

Small touches

Enjoy the inn’s beautiful outdoor heated pool arranged with umbrellas and lounge chairs, or wind down in the hot tub. Glorietta Bay Inn offers complimentary in-room WiFi throughout the hotel. Glorietta Bay Inn has everything you need to make your stay memorable. Enjoy beach amenities like towels and chairs and sand toys for complimentary use. There’s even a “selfie station” in front of the picturesque Spreckels Mansion.

Eat and drink

The new Speckles Wine Lounge offers local craft beer, wines by the glass and bottle and light bites to enjoy before an evening exploring Coronado. Lobby Market features snacks and drinks for purchase 24 hours for those late-night cravings.

And more

Whether you're planning a romantic vacation, family getaway, paradise retreat or a short weekend, Glorietta Bay Inn Coronado Island offers great scenery, beautiful architecture and rich history and culture. Within walking distance to the beach, the inn offers plenty to do both outside and inside.  The Inn goes out of the way to delight tiny travelers. Kids should ask the front desk about the "secret toy chest." At the end of a delightful day, they can call the Bedtime Story Hotline for a reading of "Goodnight Moon."
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Rooms & Rates

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Glorietta Bay Inn is located on Coronado Island, which is south west of San Diego. The inn is located directly across the street from the famous Hotel del Coronado.  The U.S. / Mexico border is just a 20 minute drive from Coronado. 
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Guest Services

  • 24-hour front desk service
  • Concierge services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking expeditor service
  • Parking: $20/day

Fitness & Recreation

  • Outdoor heated pool & Jacuzzi 
  • Beach amenities such as towels, chairs and toys

Business Services

  • 24 hour business center


In-room amenities

  • Comfortable oversized guest robes 
  • Free Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Lavish triple sheeting with 300-thread-count sheets with foam and feather pillows
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Flat screen HDTV,
  • HBO & On-demand entertainment
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron, and iron board

Cancellation policy

Cancel by 3 PM hotel time 48 hours (72 hours summer season) prior to arrival date to avoid the charge of first night's room plus tax. (NOTE: 7-day cancellation for July 4th weekend.)
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