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Hotel Del Coronado


1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118 (near San Diego)
Phone: (800) 468-3533 | Phone: (619) 435-6611 | Fax: (619) 522-8238


When making a reservation by phone, please mention The American Ceramic Society room block to secure the conference rate. The conference rate is available May 29 through June 11, depending on availability. To make reservations online, select the rate below.


Single/Double – $229.00
U.S. Government Employee Rate: Sold out. Email Deidre Haignere at dhaignere@ceramics.org for more information.

You must call the hotel to make reservations for more than two people in one room.


Cut Off Date: May 17, 2013


Internet Access

The Hotel Del Coronoado offers complimentary internet service. For
those who don’t wish to carry a laptop we will have two Internet kiosks for
attendee use near the registration area.


Airport Information

Coronado is served by the San
Diego International Airport/Lindbergh Field (SAN) and is a 15-minute drive to
the Hotel Del Coronoado. Driving directions from the airport to the hotel can
be found on the
Hotel Del Coronado’s
web site

San Diego International Airport/Lindbergh
Field (SAN)
3665 N. Harbor Drive

San Diego, CA 92101-1022



•Shuttle Service

The airport and around town shuttle is handled by the Del Express at
888-364-2315. You may also contact Del Concierge at concierge@hoteldel.com or
800-HOTEL-DEL. The Concierge can also accommodate private charter service. The
Del Express from the airport costs $32 one way.

•Taxi Service

Many companies provide taxicab
service at San Diego International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow
the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Transportation Coordinator
will place you with the first available taxi – unless you specify a particular
taxicab company. The average taxi ride from the airport to Hotel Del is
approximately $35.

guide below lists taxicab companies frequently used by travelers.


Yellow Cab of San Diego
All major credit cards accepted


All major credit cards upon request


All major credit cards upon request


Diego Cab
Major credit cards upon request
619-226-8294 / 800-368-2947


All major cards upon request


Parking at the Hotel Del

Park:  $31 for 24 hours with no in/out privileges

Park:  $41 for 24 hours with in/out privileges


Visa Information

If you are a non U.S. resident planning to attend this meeting, please note that the process of obtaining a visa to enter the United States may take several months. If you require an invitation letter in order to obtain a visa, please send an email with your full name, mailing address, telephone number, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, passport issue date and passport expiration date to invitationletters@ceramics.org to obtain an official invitation from The American Ceramic Society.


History of the Del
Hotel CoronadoThe rich 125 year history of the Del includes international dignitaries, Hollywood starlets and even a ghost. Read all about this American landmark.


The Del’s visionary founders – Elisha Babcock and H.L. Story – dreamed of building a seaside resort that would be “the talk of the Western world.” Since then, the resort has become a living legend, visited by celebrities, dignitaries and U.S. presidents. In fact, publisher Rand McNally recognized the Hotel del Coronado for enjoying “more fame and historical significance than perhaps any hotel in North America.”


Eleven U.S. Presidents have visited The Del, starting with Benjamin Harrison in 1891. One of the resort’s most famous visitors was England’s Prince of Wales in 1920. He would later become King Edward VIII, only to give up his throne in 1936 to marry Coronado divorcee Wallis Spencer Simpson. Many have speculated that they may have first met at The Del.


The Del has played host to some of America’s greats, including Thomas Edison, L. Frank Baum and Babe Ruth. Famed aviator Charles Lindbergh was honored at The Del in 1927 after his successful trans-Atlantic flight. At this lavish banquet, a replica of Lindbergh’s “Spirit of St. Louis” circled the enormous Crown Room ceiling.


Hollywood has been making movies at The Del since 1901. In 1958, The Del was the backdrop for the comedy classic “Some Like It Hot,” starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. The resort has also seen a steady stream of celebrity visitors – from Charlie Chaplin and Humphrey Bogart to Brad Pitt and Madonna.


What Victorian resort would be complete without a resident ghost? Kate Morgan checked into the resort on November 24, 1892, and never checked out. Reports of ghostly happenings, all thought to be connected to the death of this beautiful young woman, have been circulating at The Del ever since. Click here to purchase the book Beautiful Stranger: The Ghost of Kate Morgan and the Hotel del Coronado.




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