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Pelican Inn & Suites

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Pelican on our way up the Pacific Coast Highway. We arrived later in the evening, we later wished we arrived earlier in the day, that's how much we loved the place. The front desk attendant was very friendly and welcoming. We asked for pizza place suggestions and we were ready for the usual answer we get,... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed here before (and also at some of Pacifica's "sister" hotels in the same town) and it is one of our most favorite places. It's so quiet and peaceful on the coast, right across the street from Moonstone beach. We have been greeted warmly and all the staff is very friendly. In addition to a nice variety of... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driving down from SFO to LA and decided to stop for one night on the way. We chose this place and it turned out to be a great choice. The hotel was located along Moonstone beach which in the morning is in an extremely scenic location. The room we stayed was absolutely fantastic for the price that we... More 

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Peoria AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place just across the road from Moonstone Beach. Nice large rooms, many with great ocean views. Wine and cheese each evening and full breakfast each morning. Easy walk to two restaurants. Short drive to town with shopping and more dinning options. We would definitely stay here again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We reserved a room in the newly renovated portion. An upstairs room with balcony. I wish we could have stayed for more than 1 night. The complimentary breakfast was very delicious and extensive. The rooms were tastefully done. Having a Kuerig coffee maker in room was awesome! We had brought our own Peet's coffee pods with us. The staff was... More 

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect stay along the way, the ocean view room with fireplace added the perfect touch. The staff was very helpful and made our stay more enjoyable with a thoughtful card and bottle of champagne upon our arrival, to enjoy our birthday celebration. Cambria reminded me a lot like Carmel a very quiet and relaxing.

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Napa, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Pelican seven or eight years ago. It was old and charming, with an outstanding location. It still has a wonderful location. It is really dirty. Our toilet had an imbedded pubic hair on top of the toilet--in dust that had not been wiped or washed in a year or two. Clear dirt marks around all doorknobs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Very good value. Location near ocean was great. Very well appointed room with luxurious king bed and great shower. Nice little touches like chocolates on the bedside tables on the first night and robes. Very nice, hearty breakfasts that varied each morning. Nice wine / cheese hour at the end of the day. Very helpful and friendly staff - Christina... More 

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Charlie320, General Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very nice review! It is such a pleasure to hear from our guests and we hope you return to the Pelican Inn & Suites soon. All the best, Charlie Yates, General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised that our room was exactly as shown on the website. A little bit tired in terms of decor but with beautiful views. Great base from which to discover this part of the world. However, and it's a shame, breakfast is not amazing and is served in a bit of a mean space.

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We chose the Pelican Inn because the site photos looked great and our travel agent recommended the hotel. What we didn't know was that we were going to get a room in a much older part of the hotel (an older building apparently recently purchased) that doesn't live up to the photos. Yes, the bed was great but the room... More 

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Charlie320, General Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay with us and for taking the time to write your review. We take pride in offering a clean and comfortable experience and I am truly sorry that we did not live up to our high standards. I had the pleasure of speaking with your friend and learning more about your stay. We have come... More 

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