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Pelicano Inn

Calle 8 entre 5a. y Zona Federal | Zona Federal, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belmopan, Belize
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Average equipped. The hotel does not has parking lot, so had to park in a paid parking area. Locates between 5th Avenue and the beach. Has internet. Beach towel can be obtained from the reception are with towel card provided at check in. No elevator, but is only two floors. One of the rooms we were assigned to has a... More 

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New York City, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for 10 days in February 2015 at the Pelicanos inn located on the beach on eighth street in Playa Del Carmen. 95% of the clientele here or Europeans. I don't see this hotel advertised on any websites so either you know about it or you don't. Anyway I'm sure most Americans wouldn't enjoy staying here- as it doesn't... More 

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170 reviews 170 reviews
49 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I have stayed at many hotels in PDC but this was my first time staying at the Pelicano Inn. I booked an ocean view room online. Then a friend and her family decided to join me and we were unable to get another room online. I traveled to PDC for a brief visit prior to actually staying at the Pelicano... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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117 reviews 117 reviews
34 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Pelicano Inn has the perfect location in PdC, right on the beach and a block away from the Main Street. We had a room facing the courtyard in order to get away from the nearby bar noise! The courtyard is nice, however the mosquitoes liked it as well... The room was average size with two beds, a large balcony and... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Just back from a week at this hotel, fantastic location, friendly and helpful staff, good value for money. Rooms are basic but clean, nice garden area. Breakfast served from the restaurant directly in front of the beach, an amazing start to the day.

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Perth, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for one night in the sea front apartment (130 USD). The room was massive with a nice powerful shower and large king size bed with ocean views. Considering what you would pay most places for the location and view it is excellent value. The breakfast the next day was pretty good as well. I left my iPod... More 

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Deaconsbank, Glasgow
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My wife and me took a day trip into Playa Del Carmen with thoughts of eating with a sea view. As with most we firstly walked along Avenue 5, then turned down Calle 8, dropping onto the beach to be met by waiter service at the Pelicano Inn. Reassured that they did good Mexican food, we grabbed a spot in... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

This is a small inn right on the water and close to the avenida. The staff is helpful. Restaurant and cabana service is great. They will book tours. We went on whale shark with Adventuro Mexico. It was relatively quiet. Great balcony for afternoon drinks

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San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The staff from the get go was very nice, they even allowed us to check in early (probably because they pitied me and all the sweat dripping down my face). About a 10 minute walk to the ferry and even closer to the ADO bus station. Close to all things touristy. However, what really bothered me were the mosquitos. I... More 

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Tonsberg, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have stayed at Pelicano Inn several times and just love the location right at the beautiful beach. The hotel is nice and clean and the staff at the beach restaurant very friendly, especially Roberto! Love to be back one day!

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