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8. Disclaimer. "I have no current association with the Hotel del Coronado or its parent corporation(s). I do not speak for them and they do not speak for me. All of my work is entirely my own. Except for tours of Room 3327 (where Lottie A. Bernard stayed in 1892) and the like by hotel staff some years ago, I have no contact with the hotel, its staff, or its management. Therefore, all opinions I express on this site or in my books are entirely my own."