Glorietta Bay Inn
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Jonathan. So it was bye bye to la la land and time to head south to San Diego via a stop in Huntington Beach. Firstly though we had to navigate the 10 lane freeway of Los Angeles, we were just lucky it was a Sunday morning as it was busy enough then. Once we reached the Pacific Coast Highway the traffic became much more enjoyable as we cruised down the coast towards Huntington Beach. As we ...
... pottery and Dia del Muerte art.
Went out early for a hike at Mission Trails Regional Park. At the visitor's center the volunteers suggested we try Climbers Loop Trail. It was a really cool trail where at the very highest point there are large stone bluffs to climb. We watched several groups scale the peaks. After we finished we went back to the visitors center to browse around and I discovered ...
... plenty of parades. We tried to go into Starbucks for a coffee but when we got inline we were told it would be a 45 minute wait at least because they are back logged by over 100 drinks. We decided against it and moved on. We found a mocha stand that had very little wait so grabbed one there. Once we returned to the room, it felt like a good time for the hot tub. Tod did not want to go so I went alone. I got in and looked out at the water and discovered dolphins were out ...
... and one asked for some spare change. I unfortunately didn't have any, and she said, "Thank you; have a nice New Year." Interesting conversations with the locals today... On the way back to the car, I got a pretty nice picture of the sunset, saying goodnight to America. It was a busy last day in San Diego, but I feel like I got a nice mix of local and touristy things during my time here. Tomorrow I am heading eastward... Watch out Texas, here I come!!!
... had about 50 travelers so I didn’t think that we would get on. The first plane was a C-40 with airline seats. The second was a Gulfstream. I made my way to the counter and asked the guy to be marked present. He said, "Take a seat." They only call people on the marked present list! “Can I check to see if my name is on the list?” “Sir, please wait over there.” He was getting perturbed and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Historical Traveler Reviews Glorietta Bay Inn Coronado
The Glorietta Bay Inn was absolutely charming!!! We stayed there for five nights in Room 104 of the Mansion. This room is one of the smaller mansion rooms, but the view from the room and patio swing was spectacular. The staff was friendly, accommodating, and overall fabulous. The continental style breakfast, afternoon gingersnaps and lemonade, and evening chocolate chip cookies and milk provide a bed and breakfast type atmosphere with the amenities of a large chain hotel.
The Glorietta Bay Inn is like going home with servants. It is simply perfect. I emphasize simply as it feels charming and simple yet service, rooms, breakfast and employees are flawless. I have been to Coronado at least 20 times and I have stayed many places there from the Del to Coronado Village Inn and numerous in between. Glorietta is now the only place I will stay. It is perfect for kids, seniors and everyone in between. The location is perfect whether crossing the street to the ocean or looking at the bay. At no time is there anything more important to the staff then making you feel comfortable. I encourage everyone to experience this special hospitatlity atleast once...as it will turn into twice. Do be sure to listen to the piano playing and to read the book of past visitors in the library. I am certain you will enjoy the afternoon treats. Happy Vacationing!
We stayed here for the first 3 nights of our 10 night California trip & wished we could have stayed for the other 7. We decided to upgrade to a mansion room and we were so happy we did. The beds were heavenly, the breakfast baskets were delightful and the decor was beautiful. The front desk staff was very helpful & my work-a-holic husband was very impressed with the free wireless internet connection. I highly reccomend this hotel!
We stayed here three nights in September. This was a very classy place that is affordable for this location. We fell in love with Coronado and San Diego. The hotel helped with its beautiful setting and very nice rooms. The service was great! The rooms are very quaint and very clean.
The breakfast was perfect too. Big yummy bagels and yogurt with nice hot coffee served from the beautiful mansion. We sat outside on the terrace in the evening sipping tea while the kids swam!
Very, very nice
Stayed one night (8/19/03),in the 200 Bldg. Very nice room (clean like brand new, large room size (even with 2 Queen Beds). Excellent staff, expanded Continental Breakfast and afternoon cookies and lemonade.
Short walk to beach (about 2 blocks) and short walk to downtown. Next time we want to stay a Coronado we certainly will stay here.
Very nice stay
just returned from a short trip to Coronado...found the Glorietta Bay Inn to be very comfortable and a nice place to stay...right across from the Hotel Del...balcony with a view of the bay...only downside was our room also faced the street with the resulting noise...nice continental buffet breakfast, pool and spa fine...overall would have no reservations in recommeding this for a stay on Coronado.
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I loved my trip to the Glorietta Bay Inn. The staff was so giving and truly went out of there way to make sure all my families needs where met. The breakfast was great and we where 1 block from the beach. We had a huge room at a great rate beacuse I went onto there website and found great monthly specials. I guess I lucked out with this one, I will be back for sure this coming Christmas season for a cozy Victorian Christmas in the mansion with my husband.
Glorietta Bay not worth the money
Staying in the mansion was very disappointing to say the least. The room was musty and very small. The doors to the guest rooms were very loud when they were opened and closed. I was awakened numerous times throughout the night, and did not sleep more than 3 hours in the 2 nights I was there.
I stayed here for 10 days in Sept 2002 with my husband and toddler daughter. We had a two bedroom suite which was spacious, with two bathrooms and a wet bar with microwave. The rooms are OK but not as plush as I could have hoped for given the nightly rate.
Great Place to Relax
My wife and I usually get to Coronado Island about 4 to 5 times a year. We stay at the Glorietta Bay Inn. The Inn is simply a very wonderful place to relax and spend sometime. It si right across the street from the Del Coronado and the beach. The rooms vary and are nicely decorated and furnished - very comfortable. We both enjoy the Inn. I would recommend this Inn to anybody who would be traveling to Coronado Island.