by Amanda Geronikos
You won’t find true luxury at Crown City Inn & Bistro, a motel in Coronado, Calif., but you will find everything that’s luxurious for families: comfortable accommodations, reasonable rates, onsite dining (with some — if not the — area’s best breakfast options), and special perks for kids.
Crown City Inn offers several room variations, though families typically stay in one of two: Two Double Rooms or Deluxe Rooms. Two Double Rooms have two double beds, mini fridges, microwaves and coffeemakers, while many Deluxe Rooms have queen beds, pullout sofas, spa tub and shower combinations, and of course, added space. Most Deluxe Rooms also have mini fridges, microwaves and coffeemakers, though some have full kitchens. Cribs and rollaway beds are available upon request.
Upon arrival, kids receive a welcome amenity, and the hotel offers a cupboard full of games, crayons, books, beach toys and even bikes. Pets are welcome, too, and are treated with their own welcome package, which includes toys, treats and a list of local pet-friendly parks, restaurants and beaches. Food and water dishes are also provided.
And whether you choose to stay at the motel or not, you must visit its onsite restaurant, The Crown Bistro, for breakfast, which includes everything from lemon poppy seed pancakes to traditional omelettes. Breakfast is also the restaurant’s most kid-friendly meal — your picky eaters likely won’t find anything they like on the lunch and dinner menus, other than burgers.
Our Editor Loves
- Reasonable rates
- Microwaves and fridges in rooms
- Welcome amenities for kids and pets
- Water Sports
- Onsite Dining
by Rachelle M
We had the best getaway to the Crown City Inn. Perfect location, wonderful free bikes, cookies in the afternoon and a helpful and kind workers. I would give it a million stars if I could. You will not be disappointed with this place... Such great value for the price.
Reasonable and lovely accommodations in Coronado. We only stayed one night in order to leave on a cruise ship, but thoroughly enjoyed the hotel and attached french restaurant. Easy walk to stores and the beach also, however the hotel does have bikes. Small pool and the best mattress I've slept on in years. Breaskfast is not included in this rate, but the attached restauant was excellent.