With its iconic red turrets piercing the taut horizontal lines of an azureCalifornia skyline, the Hotel del Coronado radiates with a confidence of gracious Victorian splendor that is without equal. Built in 1888, this classic beachfront respite has long been heralded as one of America's most beautiful beach resorts. A pronouncement underscored by its designation as a National Historic Landmark in 1977. Today, The Del offers guests a unique combination of modern luxury touched with the charm and grace of this fairytale castle. Include its stunning beachfront locale and it's easy to see why The Del has been called "one of the top ten resorts in the world" by USA Today.