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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed one night and fell in love with this hotel. It is literally next to the ocean, which made our morning unforgettable. Our room was very clean and very comfortable. I think it's one of the best beds I've ever slept in! The breakfast was also very high quality.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bathrooms dirty, mold. Fans (bathroom and main room) had not been dusted Beds uncomfortable, and bird droppings on our little patio The rooms looked nice and they were fast cleaning and straightening room early . Just starting to look very used, great location, but the price we paid, very disappointed

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Fountain Valley, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love Cambria and have visited many times with our 2 sons. We chose the Pelican Inn & Suites this time as the pictures on their website showed spacious rooms with a seating area & balcony. We booked it for 3 nights, months in advance on the hotel's website. We booked an Ocean View 2 Queen room, the only other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay here was amazing. I could not have asked for a better mini vacation. Room was AMAZING. Restroom was huge, the fireplace actually worked here, Bed was Perfect, the view in the suite was the best. I could not say enough good things about this place. It won me over completely. Walls were a little thin but nothing one cant... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a room with a "limited view" however it had a small balcony that was side-on to the view which allowed us to sit outside and have a reasonable sea view. Between that and the fog that rolled in obscuring the view on the first day of our stay I was pleased we had not paid more for the... More 

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Modesto, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our great experience started with the extremely helpful team member that answered the phone when I called to inquired about the hotel. What a wonderful representative for Pelican Inn! She made suggestions that gave us a very special anniversary trip! The room was perfect, the ocean view and sunsets spectacular! Two restaurants walking distance and more in quaint downtown Cambria... More 

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Westlake Village, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific Inn for a weekend getaway. The Pelican Inn is centrally located to a multitude of unique and fun day trips. Staff is excellent, rooms are adequate after a recent partial remodel. The included breakfast and wine/cheese in the evenings is a plus. Priced a tad high, though vacancy appears low. Would have been a 5 if not for the... More 

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Shamong, New Jersey
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel on our way to San Francisco. Everything was wonderful-the room with the fireplace and view of the ocean, the included breakfast and wine & appetizer reception, the ocean boardwalk across the street for sunset, etc. We highly recommend this hotel. The staff was very pleasant & helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Pelican on my way to SF. The property is pleasant enough but the style and decor is quite dated and could do with a refresh. Staff was pleasant and breakfast was good. Not mind-blowing but adequate.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Randomly came across this hotel on the internet for a last minute weekend trip. The price was very great for the surrounding areas and we chose this location over Santa Barbara. We were pleasantly surprised with the breakfast (hot and delicious!) and the dessert and wine reception every night (free flowing wine and cheese with crackers- yum!). Wi-fi was fast... More 

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