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Old 10-12-2011, 11:36 AM
 
Location: SW France
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Anyone stayed there or visited it?

I'd be interested in any comments.

One concern- it is next to a military airfield and just over the bay from the International airport. I wondered if this had a big effect on things.
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Old 10-12-2011, 11:42 AM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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I stayed elsewhere on Coronado Island but did visit and have breakfast there. It is on the water with a military base nearby....don't remember a lot of noise but a local will likely chime in about it. The breakfast was extravagant and delicious, eating outside with a view of their gardens and the water.

Otherwise, it is lovely and has quite a reputation....but is costly too. Just FYI: I stayed at the Marriott on Coronado that was on the opposite side, on the bay with a GREAT view of San Diego. The night view was awesome too.
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Old 10-12-2011, 11:55 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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The airport across the bay has flight paths that don't go over the Hotel Del. So that shouldn't be a problem. I'm guessing the military base doesn't cause too much of a problem just because the Del is so well-established - it would have made the news by now. I've never stayed there overnight - just toured and had a dinner there. The beach outside the Del is one of the nicest of the San Diego beaches.
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Old 10-12-2011, 12:02 PM
 
Location: Lone Star State
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Awesome and great location too...but costly. If cost isn't a concern, I'd do it.
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Old 10-12-2011, 12:31 PM
 
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Anyone stayed there or visited it?

I'd be interested in any comments.

One concern- it is next to a military airfield and just over the bay from the International airport. I wondered if this had a big effect on things.
It is lovely if you can afford it.
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Old 10-12-2011, 12:32 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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the roof is quite fun to climb around on if you get all snapped up and a bit squirley.
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Old 10-12-2011, 01:54 PM
 
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I agree with all, if you can afford it stay there, it's beautiful. I beieve the movie "Some Like it Hot" was film there. It has a lot of history with film stars.
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Old 10-12-2011, 06:28 PM
 
Location: Kirkwood, DE and beautiful SXM!
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It is beautiful and you will definitely enjoy your stay.
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Old 10-12-2011, 07:39 PM
 
Location: La lune et les étoiles
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Stayed there about 4 years ago. Charming rooms, make sure that you get a room with an ocean view....and enjoy!
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Old 10-13-2011, 09:03 AM
 
Location: SW France
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Ooh- you've got me wanting to stay there even more!

Just need to save up for it now!
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