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Hotel del Coronado San Diego, California
Hotel del Coronado, also known as The Del and Hotel Del, is a historic beachfront hotel in the city of Coronado, just across the San Diego Bay from San Diego, California. A rare surviving example of an American architectural genre—the wooden Victorian beach resort—it was designated a California Historical Landmark in 1970 and a National Historic Landmark in 1977 It is the second-largest wooden structure in the United States (after the Tillamook Air Museum in Tillamook, Oregon).
When the hotel opened in 1888, it was the largest resort hotel in the world. It has hosted presidents, royalty, and celebrities and been featured in numerous films and books.
The hotel has received a Four Diamond rating from the American Automobile Association and was listed in 2011 by USA Today among the top ten resorts in the world.