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Check-In Time
Check-in time begins at 4:00pm.
Early check-in may be available upon request, based on availability, for a fee. Before your arrival, we send a text and email link so you can begin your digital contactless registration. When you receive your digital check-in text or email, you may submit your request for an early check-in time to us directly. Early arrival begins at $25 per hour, when available. Priority for early arrival is based on time of request via the Glorietta Bay Inn digital registration only. Look for the digital registration the day before and the morning of your arrival.

Check-out Time
Check-out time is 11am.
On your day of departure, you will receive a check-out text and that is the opportunity to request a late check-out. Late check-out is based on availability on the day of departure and often not available because of occupancy. Late check-out fees apply.

Is there Parking at Glorietta Bay Inn?
Onsite parking is available at Glorietta Bay Inn for $30 per vehicle per night. We do allow in and out privileges during your stay in any of our three parking lots. During peak season, we may have a parking expeditor service to assist finding a parking spot so you can focus on relaxing.

Breakfast: Does Glorietta Bay Inn have a Continental Breakfast?
A Hot Continental Breakfast will be included in the Resort Fee for the registered guests of the hotel. To review the Menu please click here.

What else is included in the Resort Fee?
In addition to the Hot Continental Breakfast, WiFi, Local and Toll free calls, Access to Pool and Hot Tub, Use of Beach towels & Chairs, and In-Room Coffee are included in the $40 per day resort fee. To review other amenities click here.

What are the current ocean conditions?
You can find the current water condition here and the current water quality here.

Is there a Pool and Hot Tub?
Yes, Glorietta Bay Inn has a pool as well as a hot tub for our guests to enjoy. We have pool towels that guests may use while at the pool or take to the beach. We also have some pool toys and beach chairs

What is the cancellation policy?
Reservations must be cancelled at least by 12 pm noon, 3 days prior to arrival during most of the year.
From June 15 to Labor Day, cancellation must be 7 days prior to arrival. Reservations cancelled after this cancellation window will be charged one night's room and tax.
For reservations from July 2-5, cancellation must be done by May 15. Any cancellations beyond this date will be fully charged. Bookings from July 2-5 will also require a one-night non-refundable deposit due at the time of booking.

Is there an elevator?
Select room types are located on the second floor with one flight of stairs and no elevator. If you have special needs or requests, please contact our front desk to make arrangements. Accessible rooms are also available and must be selected when making a reservation. Our Penthouse Suite is accessible only via elevator and has a strict maximum number of persons allowed.

Room Location

Select room types are located on the second floor with one flight of stairs. If you have any special needs or requests please contact our front desk to make arrangements. We are happy to accommodate these needs as best as we can.   

What Attractions are nearby?
Glorietta Bay Inn is in the heart of Coronado, across from the Coronado Beach and Hotel Del Coronado in one direction and Glorietta Bay in another. There are numerous restaurants steps from the Inn and along Orange Avenue, the Main Street of Coronado, some with outdoor dining and views of the ocean or Bay. Our front desk can assist with recommendations. We advise making reservations as early as possible as restaurants are very busy these days and some still have limited seating and hours. Need some retail therapy? Charming unique shops and galleries are here in Coronado.

Can I golf in Coronado?
Ranked #5 nationally by Golf Digest for best golf value, the Coronado Golf Course is a municipal course with harbor and San Diego skyline views. Featuring large greens and open fairways, Coronado Golf Course is ideal for the recreational golfer.

Are there boat rentals in Coronado?
From kayaks to jetskis to power boats and even yachts, Seaforth Boat Rental has boat rentals to get you on the water in Coronado. For something different, cruise in a private gondola through Coronado Cays with the Gondola Company.

Are we able to buy snacks in the Lobby?
Yes! We have a market pantry in the lobby, stocked with snacks, drinks, beer and wine to purchase and enjoy anywhere on the property. ***ABC does not allow outside alcohol to be brought into the public areas including the pool area, Lobby, Verandah or Spreckels Music Lounge as we have it for sale here.***

What is the Spreckels Music Lounge?
In the Mansion, the Music Room now features a wine bar to enjoy fine wines and craft beer in the historic setting. Enjoy a beverage on the verandah with ocean breezes for a quintessential Coronado experience! Vintage photos of Coronado and the Mansion are dotted throughout the lobby and Music Lounge for historical perspective of our beautiful area. This beautiful room is available for private events also. Please contact sales@gloriettabayinn.com for information.

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History of the Glorietta Bay Inn

John Dietrich Spreckels (pictured to the left) did more than any other individual in San Diego's history to help the city prosper. His visionary leadership helped put San Diego on the map of national and international commerce. Convinced by local civic boosters that San Diego was ideally located for commerce, Spreckels at the age of 34, began investing in the community. He bought the utility company, street car system, water company and established the San Diego & Arizona Eastern railroad, opening San Diego to the east. CLICK TO READ MORE