Hotel del Coronado (also known as Hotel Del or The Del) is a truly iconic San Diego beach hotel! Built in 1888 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977, Hotel del Coronado has more than 125 years of stories to tell. From presidents and dignitaries to celebrities, The Del is truly a living legend and makes a perfect backdrop for weddings, events, getaways and day trips.
Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis & Jack Lemmon filmed Some Like It Hot at The Del in 1958
Celebrities including Charlie Chaplin & W. C. Fields vacationed at The Del in the 1920s
President Nixon held a state dinner here in 1970
Presidents Benjamin Harrison, William Taft, Franklin Roosevelt, Jimmy Carter, and Gerald Ford have all visited The Del
See more of the Hotel Del Coronado's history here
The Dunes (just north of The Del) are one of San Diego's best kept secrets! These ice plant-covered sand dunes on Coronado Beach actually spell out "CORONADO":
This camera is facing west overlooking Coronado Beach to the Pacific Ocean. Across the water is the southern tip of the Point Loma Peninsula, which is home to Cabrillo National Monument, Fort Rosecrans National Cemetary, Naval Base Point Loma and Point Loma Nazarene University.
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