12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Coronado, San Diego, California - Updated 2024

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The coastal resort city of Coronado, or affectionately known as the Crown City, is a popular getaway in San Diego County, California. This island paradise is well known among surfers and beach-goers for its waves, sandy beaches, and unparalleled sunsets. Families can opt to go on friendlier outdoor activities such as kayaking, stand-up paddling or sign up for a city tour at the visitor center. Be sure to also visit the legendary Hotel del Coronado, which was the largest resort hotel when it first opened in 1888 and is still considered one of the top resorts in the world today.

If you are on a budget and would like to stay in cost-friendly accommodations, we have compiled a list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Coronado, San Diego, California.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 25, 2024.

1. Modern home with a spacious living area and rooftop deck (from USD 895)

Experience the enchanting charm of Coronado by staying in this contemporary townhome, perfect for families and groups of friends. This ideal vacation rental on Coronado Island is just a few steps away from Coronado Beach and downtown San Diego.

This home offers a breathtaking view of the ocean from the rooftop deck to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of Southern California. Boasting an open living space, a fully equipped kitchen, an outdoor patio area, and three spacious bedrooms, this accommodation is a perfect home away from home for your next getaway.

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Coronado, California, United States
167 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice modern design and the kitchen and closets are well stocked
we had 6 women and were very comfortable
location can’t get better and the space is so incredibly comfortable and well taken care of
we stayed with 2 families and everyone had more than enough room to feel comfortable
Cleanliness:
everything is clean and efficient
the place was clean and well organized
the house was clean and organized well with all our needs
brad's place is really ice - clean very well stocked and he is an excellent communicator
this home is so great it's extremely clean and all the couches and beds are so comfortable
Host:
host was beyond nice and helpful
brad was a great host
brad was a responsive host
thank you and keep up the awesome job of being a super host for airbnb
the host was responsive and very easy to work with
Location:
the location was amazing
amazing location and beautiful home
great location and very responsive
great location near ferry and restaurants
we loved the location as well
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2. Relaxing cottage near the beach (from USD 141)

This charming cottage is the perfect Coronado beach rental only two blocks away from San Diego Bay. Clean and quiet with a private outdoor walkway, a fully equipped kitchen, and a bedroom with a queen bed, this quaint abode is ideal for couples or solo travelers looking for the perfect beach vacation. Guests can enjoy the spacious patio area, which is the perfect place to lounge by the cool pool, catch some sun rays, or read a good book.

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Coronado, California, United States
279 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was great that the rooms have air conditioning because it was super hot
nice cottage pool and hot tub
the casita had a nice sitting area with an additional fold-out bed
we took out bikes enjoyed the jacuzzi and walked to breakfast
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable would stay at scott’s again
bed was comfortable and the place was clean
the cottage is clean and welcoming fresh towels linens and a comfy bed in the master bedroom
clean comfortable and cozy little beach house in a perfect location
Host:
scott was a wonderful host
scott was a great host
scott is a great host
scott is a gracious host and made us feel at home as well as his follow-up after our departure
amazing area communicative and courteous host
Location:
the location is fabulous
the location is great
location is the best
a cute little cottage in a great location
the location is excellent and close to the beach stores and restaurants
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3. Beautiful studio guesthouse with private courtyard (from USD 139)

This charming Airbnb near Coronado Beach is everything you would expect of a vacation home. It is furnished with antique furniture, clean hardwood floors, a kitchenette area with granite countertops, a clean bedroom with a queen-sized bed, and a private courtyard that has a barbecue pit and dining area. The owner will meet you when you check in and can be contacted throughout the duration of your stay.

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Coronado, California, United States
155 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room looks exactly like the pictures and it suited my needs well
Cleanliness:
cottage was clean charming and conveniently located
Host:
hosts were very gracious responsive and hospitable
Location:
nice location host and place
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4. Refurbished studio unit with outdoor patio (from USD 85)

This charming Airbnb on Coronado Island has its own bit of history. According to the owner, it used to be occupied by the mayor of Coronado and often rented the unit out to WWII military servicemen. Today, it was recently refurbished and has all the amenities required for a relaxing stay. There are a queen-sized bed, a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room area and an outdoor patio where you can relax. There are also some bicycles and surfing equipment available if you are thinking of heading out to the beach.

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Coronado, California, United States
26 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has a perfect amount of space for two people to spread out or get cozy
the kitchen and bathroom function very well
the bed is super comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable and cozy
clean nicely decorated comfortable and private make this cottage an excellent choice
Host:
emily is a super host and very responsive
emily is a great host and was always available
she is a great host the best i ever had
highly recommend this stay emily is a very kind and friendly host
emily is a delightful thoughtful and engaging host
Location:
cute little bungalow in a perfect location
and the location is ideal
the location is perfect for walking through the village
we could easily walk to anything on the island
perfect location and emily was a great host
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5. Modern apartment near the beach (from USD 3702)

A small family of four will want to give this cozy apartment a look as it is near the downtown amenities like restaurants, beach and shopping stores. There is a queen-sized bed, a bunk bed for the children, a fully equipped kitchen, an outdoor patio, and a courtyard where you can have a barbecue session and do the laundry (coin-operated machine) as well. Pets are allowed on the premises, but you will incur a daily fee.

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Coronado, California, United States
102 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the free wi-fi and free parking right outside the unit
beautiful apartment true to photos although online looks a bit bigger than in person
loved the fact that it had a king bed as well
it’s cozy interior was set up perfect for our needs
shower is really nice never ran out of hot water and water pressure is strong
Cleanliness:
clean and well kept place
very clean and bright
bathroom clean and white and had a great deep tub
it was very clean and exactly as described
flowers out front smell great everything very clean
Host:
kim is a great host
kim is a fantastic host
kim was very responsive although everything went so smoothly we really didn't need to bug her much
kim is a wonderful host very fast responder knowledgeable about the area and very gracious
kim was very responsive and a great host space is cozy and very family friendly
Location:
the location is excellent
loved the location and everything we needed was close by
i loved the location
great place with walking distance to town and close to the beach
kim's place was easy walking distance to restaurants
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6. Charming and bright cottage close to the beach (from USD 5040)

This is an Airbnb Plus listed accommodation, so you can expect nothing but a very well maintained and furnished vacation home. This air-conditioned cottage has two bedrooms that have a king-sized bed and two single beds. You can also find a fully equipped kitchen, a full bathroom, a spacious living room with a fireplace, and a charming dining room that is fit for any occasion. If you feel like it, you can turn on the outdoor grill in the small courtyard outside. If you have a large budget, you should put this accommodation on your list.

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Coronado, California, United States
79 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy
the place was clean and cozy and the amenities were on point
the decor was fantastic and the beds were very comfortable
this is such a warm and comfortable place to stay
my family had the most comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
kim's place is clean and comfortable
incredibly comfortable clean and stylish
very comfortable and clean home for a family of 4
the house was clean nicely decorated and came as advertised she's also very accessible and quick to respond
very clean and a great location
Host:
kim is a wonderful host
the host kim is very responsive to any and all questions
kim was an excellent and responsive host
kim is an awesome host and is incredibly fast in responding to queries
the host left clear instructions that were easy to follow
Location:
cute house with great location in coronado
great location safe neighborhood very comfortable home
about 20 minute walk to a great beach
we really enjoyed this location and highly recommend it
kim's place is in perfect location and easy to find
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7. Cozy condo with a fully equipped kitchen (from USD 264)

This accommodation is located just blocks away from Hotel Del Coronado, and the beach, if you’re looking to be near these landmarks. Inside the unit, there is a fully equipped kitchen with a granite island countertop, a full bathroom, a queen-sized bed, and a living room area with a flat-screen TV. Do note that the owner has requested that a maximum of two guests are only allowed per visit.

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Coronado, California, United States
285 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fan in the bedroom did not work
slept well lovely air conditioners laundry equipment which we needed because of steamy heat and beach sand
beautiful space updated and cozy
they also left a stack of coronado and san diego info on the coffee table that was helpful
the bed was extremely comfortable
Cleanliness:
impeccably clean and tidy condo
everything was very clean
super clean well appointed apartment
exceptionally clean and well appointed
great stay clean and updated
Host:
host was helpful and prompt with responses
the host is very responsive and attentive
the host was very attentive kind and welcoming
the host is very responsive and accommodating
ina was such a delightful host
Location:
it's perfectly located on the island and walking distance to everywhere
fantastic location and great value
many great restaurants within walking distance
the location is perfect
amazing place very well located
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8. Newly furnished vacation home with two bedrooms

Everything in this two-story accommodation is sparkling new, as it was converted from a condominium unit. The space has been cleverly utilized so that you have enough walking space for everyone in the house. You will find a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, and a nice bay window area downstairs. Two bedrooms are upstairs, in which one has a king-sized bed and the other has a queen-sized bed. There are also washer and dryer machines to do some laundry.

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Coronado, California, United States
18 reviews  
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place is very clean and well stocked with all the necessities and comfy beds
it was also really clean and organized when i checked in
Host:
amit is a great host
the host is a joy to work with
he was very responsive and very accommodating of my schedule and requests
house was clean and amit was a very nice host
Location:
the location is great and the apartment is very comfortable
great location with easy access in/out of coronado
a well located well priced stay in coronado walking distance to spreckels park all the shops and the del
if you looking for a coronado location this is the perfect spot
very walkable: great grocery park and the village/ferry within a few blocks
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9. Comfortable beach accommodation near Orange Avenue

This remodeled beach house has a beautiful garden entrance that will make you feel like you are anywhere but the beach. A party of four should feel comfortable in this accommodation, as there are a queen-sized bed and a sofa bed available to sleep the night away. There is also a fully equipped kitchen, a full bathroom, and a living room with a fireplace that can be used during the winter months. Orange Avenue is within walking distance of this accommodation too.

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Coronado, California, United States
81 reviews  
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the home has updated amenities comfortable furniture and a true "turn key" rental
the kitchen is updated with great appliance and silver wear
but the breeze and fans in the house were more than sufficient to keep us cool
this cozy cottage just 2 blocks from orange avenue is perfect for 1 or 2 travelers
Cleanliness:
so clean and comfortable
the beds where comfortable and clean
the house was clean
the residence is quite nice and mostly comfortable and clean
the kitchen was top end everything was very clean
Host:
brad was very responsive to all our questions
the owner responded to all my questions within 24 hours and was professional and courteous at all times
we were impressed by how friendly everyone was
Location:
location was amazing
the location is great
very cute place in a perfect location
great location and a beautiful place
great location quaint little house that's walking distance from everything on the island
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10. Four-bedroom vacation rental in Coronado

This massive and tastefully decorated accommodation is spacious enough to fit a group of six people, and perhaps even more! There are a total of four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a large living room that comes with a comfortable massage chair. A patio with an outdoor grill is also available for your use. The beach and tennis courts are also just a few minutes walk from the apartment.

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Coronado, California, United States
40 reviews  
Entire house 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also as the listing clearly indicates the heating/air conditioning is not available/working
this is a comfortable home with lots of room
Cleanliness:
however the location and space were just great for our needs and the bedrooms were clean and comfortable
Host:
patty was a wonderful host
patty was a great host she was always available in case we needed something
checkin/out was simple paty was very responsive home was comfortable clean and spacious
patty also very attentive and willing to help in any way
she’s extremely responsive and friendly
Location:
wonderful house in great location
fantastic location close to beach and coronado’s orange avenue
great location loved the place
a spacious home in a very nice location - walking distance to the beach
jim g - location was great about 5 minutes from the island by car or 10 minutes by bike
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11. Modern condominium unit with excellent views of San Diego Bay

If you have a party of six people and you like staying near the beach, you should definitely consider sharing the cost for this modern condominium unit. Located on the sixth floor of the property, this accommodation has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a gorgeous sitting/eating area that overlooks the San Diego Bay. The famous Hotel Del Coronado is also located next to this unit. Do note that a minimum stay of 30 nights is required to book this accommodation.

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Coronado, California, United States
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

12. Island-themed rental with a private patio

If you and your partner value privacy after a long day of activities, do consider giving this accommodation a look. It has a private patio that you can use to relax or have your meals there. There is also a bedroom fitted with a queen-sized bed, a kitchenette, and a full bathroom too. If you need to do some laundry, you can find washer and dryer machines just outside the room, for your use. The owners work from home and are available if you are in need of any assistance.

Stayed at this property?
Coronado, California, United States
61 reviews  
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent iron and good ironing board
the amenities were very comfortable and spacious
nice tv with roku
we had a warm welcome arriving at the apartment (with chocolates & a beer )
small 1 bedroom apartment clean with all amenities can use washer and dryer
Cleanliness:
communication was excellent and the place itself was clean and well equipped
it is very clean and cosy
the space is clean & well thought out
very clean and spacious home
their place is very clean
Host:
the host is very helpful and welcoming
the hosts are very kind
great accommodation and lovely hosts
i highly recommend staying at the home of this kind couple
nicole & patrick were very kind and great hosts and attentive to requests
Location:
easy walk to everything
the neighborhood peaceful yet close to everything
great location just steps from restaurants and the ferry terminal to downtown sd
the location was perfectly within walking distance of coronado dining shopping and the beaches in any direction
great location and gracious hosts
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Enjoy yourself in sunny Coronado

With so many relaxing activities and interesting places to visit in Coronado, we would be very surprised if you choose to coop yourself up in your room. But then again, who are we to judge? We hope you find the perfect balance of having fun while recharging yourself in your ideal accommodation.

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