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Pelican Inn & Suites

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6316 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Ranked #5 of 10 hotels in Cambria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the perfect place for a weekend get away. We had an ocean front suite that was clean and comfy with modern elegant decor. This room had it all, jacuzzi tub, fireplace,and balcony overlooking the ocean. The staff was friendly and available. We enjoyed the walks along the beach trails and perfect weather (August) .

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We started our road trip up Highway One by spending our first night at the Pelican Inn in Cambria, California. Our friends, who have stayed at the Pelican Inn before, introduced us to this charming small hotel across the small road from the ocean. You can walk on the beachfront boardwalk to the small beaches, or sit on the benches... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great find! Visiting our friend in Cambria and just driving along Moonstone Beach looking for a place to stay. We saw the beautiful balconies overlooking the Pacific and took a chance. They had one room left with a side balcony and a partial view. They were so nice. Allowing us to look at the room first and seeing... More

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Cleveland, Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a nice hotel!! Our room was gorgeous with a beautiful fireplace and balcony with view of the beach! We loved the nibblies and wine in the afternoon and the included breakfast was delicious as well. Right across the road were the seals and rock pools and the town of Cambria was quaint with some lovely craft shops. Well worth... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fifth stay in less than four years. Staff are all wonderful and attentive. Husband and I usually visit in September but this year we visited in June and August. Moonstone beach is the perfect place to relax. We have never had a desire to try any other place other than Pelican Inn in Cambria. The remodeling is nice, the new... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night as we traveled up the coastline from los angeles. We enjoyed the location as you have ocean views. The rooms were very spacious and charming. Clean rooms, friendly staff, and location location location. Will definitely recommend this hotel.

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Seal Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been to the Pelican Inn in past years but this experience in early August of 2014 surpassed all previous experiences. In particular it was the congenial, helpful, and enthusiastic demeanor of Becjt Siemen that made the difference. In addition to Becky there was the staff in general. The breakfasts they serve, which is complimentary as... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a rather nice and clean hotel. It is quite well maintained and offers a great beachfront location. I would recommend this hotel, but there are some benefits of the others that might make them better (specifically the lounge areas). But there are no worries about this being a very high quality hotel. Pros: Great location with 2 restaurants... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the Pelican Inn & Suites is a lovely welcoming hotel, right on Cambria's Moonstone Beach. We had a suite overlooking the ocean, with stunning vieuws. The Staf is very welcoming and helpfull, and there was a wine tasting with nibbles. Breakfast good, will certanly be back

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice location and beautiful rooms with a fireplace, and cute town. 1. No air condition. Its May, its windy outside, but the room is really suffocating, I can hardly sleep like that. 2. You can hear every car crossing on highway one cause the windows are not sealed enough. 3. No cellular reception. (There is in the... More

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Address: 6316 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pelican Inn & Suites 3*
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Be one with the sea at our coastal retreat, located just off scenic Highway 1, the gateway to Big Sur. Our Cambria vacation packages offer a variety of ways to simply let go and relax on the shores of Moonstone Beach. Indulge in pampering seaside accommodations with private terraces and spectacular ocean views and enjoy hot breakfast every morning, among other perks. Our hotel provides easy access to beautiful beaches, renowned wineries, exquisite eateries and even the legendary Hearst Castle, the inspiration behind the movie Citizen Kane. ... more   less 
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