Press Coverage

  • | San Diego Business Journal

    Hotel Del’s Plan Sees Room For More Grandeur

    In late October, Hotel del Coronado, a Curio Collection by Hilton, and a historic beachfront hotel located in the city of Coronado, filed a WARN notice with the Employment Development Department. The filing stated that up to 160 employees could be temporarily laid-off from Jan. 1, 2020 to July 1, 2020.

    A spokesperson for the hotel has clarified that the filing is a legally mandated formality and that a very small number of employees, if any, would be impacted. The reason for the possible interruption is a continuation of the historic hotel's almost $400 million multiyear redevelopment and expansion plan.

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  • | The Coronado Times

    Construction Brings Temporary New Entrance & More Changes on Way to Final Unveiling at Del

    Construction is seldom without bumps along the way, and this is true during the $300 million, more than four-year, Master Plan upgrade at the Hotel del Coronado. Stacey Ellis, Director of Public Relations, summed it up best when she said, “This whole Master Plan has been a magnificent ballet of juggling and rearranging and will be worth it when our final end goal of a majestically updated one-of-a-kind landmark hotel is complete.”

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  • | The San Diego Union Tribune

    Hotel del Coronado reaches first milestone – a new ocean-view restaurant…

    The final look of the new, improved Hotel Del Coronado is still a few years off, but visitors to the resort can see the just completed first phase, which includes a complete transformation of its signature ocean view restaurant.

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  • | Coronado Eagle & Journal

    Creating The Legacy Court

    As part of the Hotel Del’s commitment to preserving its rich history, bricks that were originally used to construct the Garage building in 1918 were carefully removed and preserved. These bricks will be re-used to create the Legacy Court, a brick terrace that will serve as the entrance to our new History Gallery.

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  • | Coronado Eagle & Journal

    The Del State Of Mind …

    Guest Relations Manager, Corey Menotti, ceremoniously tolled a bell at sunset on June 13. Corey has been with The Del 14 years. The bell is part of a new daily ritual that will take place at sunset.

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  • | Coronado Eagle & Journal

    Hotel del Coronado Continues Work On Master Plan Improvements

    Recently when you walk or drive by the Hotel Del Coronado lately, the only changes you see are the ‘Valet Only’ parking area, with a large construction crane poking its head over the wall. But in a recent interview with Master Plan Communications Director Kathy Breedlove and Hotel Del Coronado Director of Public Relations Stacey Ellis, several behind-the-scenes activities at the 130-year old hotel were characterized as, “Moving fast and furiously,” by Breedlove.

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  • | Coronado Eagle & Journal

    Work On Hotel del Coronado’s Master Plan Underway

    Most of the attention paid to the $200 million Hotel Del Coronado Master Plan to this point has been focused on new construction, including the new 50,000 square foot Conference Center which will open on to a 14,000 square foot Great Lawn, complete with a scenic view of the historic hotel. In addition there will be 144 new South Beach guest rooms, which will increase the Hotel Del’s inventory to 901 rooms. The Master Plan also includes provisions for new parking structures on the north and south sides of the property.

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