The Don Room at El Cortez opened on Thanksgiving Day in 1927 and is nestled atop San Diego’s prestigious Cortez Hill. This carefully restored landmark has been hosting San Diego ‘s finest events for nearly 100 years!
The esteemed Don Room and Terrace is the perfect choice for your special event. The classic and stunningly beautiful octagon shaped Don Room with 24k gold leafed ceiling, is an ideal setting for events and flexible to most any format. Adjoining the Don Room is a 10,000 square foot outdoor Terrace. The area comes alive with exquisite lighting, and our first class bar service offers drinks to delight and warm the spirits. Whatever the occasion our pre-determined layouts offer ease when planning your special event!