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Pelican Inn & Suites

3.0 of 5 6316 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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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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Brisbane, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had planned this as an overnight stop on our way from LA to San Francisco. Such a quaint and cute hotel! Staff were so organised and helpful, free wifi, wine hour in the evening, yummy breakfast included, warm rooms and the most stunning beach view. Our only regret was that we didn't stay another night :)

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in Cambria many times. We haven't found the perfect place to stay yet. The grounds are nice and similar to all properties in the area. The room itself was quite small. We stayed in a king room. There was only a desk with a chair. No where to sit and eat or play a game. The bed... More 

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Pismo Beach, CA, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I live about an hour south and love to come to Pelican Suites for a personal getaway. There are plenty of hotels to choose from, but this one is perfect for me - reasonable, good amenities (fireplace, wine & cheese/dessert in the afternoon and a hot breakfast, pool & spa). It probably could use some updating - bathroom, etc. but... More 

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Torrance, Ca
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Cambria to experience the elephant seals, but got so much more than that! Our hotel was perfectly located near wonderful restaurants and fine wineries for wine tasting. Our room had a lovely fireplace which we put to use. And the view of the sunset from our balcony was beautiful! The coffee in our room was among the... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Miraculously, I called on 12/23 and was able to arrange a 5-night stay between Christmas and the New Year—we got the last available room. We had stayed at their sister property, the Fogcatcher, for just one night last July and were dying to come back to Moonstone Beach for a longer stay. Everything was as expected. Staff was very nice.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I travel to Cambria once a month and absolutely love Moonstone Beach and we like to try different hotels. We've stayed at Cambria Landing, Fireside, Moonstone Landing, so we decided to try the Pelican. Our baby is due February 19, so this was the last trip we were going to make before the baby arrives. I initially... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It might just be me, but the mattress was too soft and felt like it had a plastic cover. Fireplace feature sounds better than it is. Room was reasonably spacious and very clean. Better breakfast than some other places on Moonstone with eggs, potatoes and sausage available. The beach was so beautiful and the weather so balmy that nothing else... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel and the room was great , the toilet started to flood at 11 at night but after quick phone call to the front desk someone came to the rescue and was very quick to take action. We were given the key for the room next door if we wanted to move or choose just to use both... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check-in was a breeze. The staff was friendly and helpful. Our room and bed was comfortable. We had a nice view from of the ocean from our room. We even had little mints on the night tables. The breakfast kept me full most of the day and the wine and cheese in the evening was simple and cozy. Our stay... More 

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Redondo Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have taken may trips to Cambria, and this was my first stay at Pelican Inn Suites. I will be back. From the moment I arrived at check-in, to the courteous dining staff, to house keeping, the staff was terrific. They have a decent complimentary breakfast and wine and cheese happy hour. The location is perfect, right on Moonstone Beach.

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

Thank you so much for your nice review! We love our Pelican Inn & Suites, and our guests and it shows. We strive to offer the very best on the Central Coast and Cambria, and we look forward to you next visit. All the best, Charlie Yates, General Manager 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*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Pelican Inn And Suites
Pelican Hotel Cambria
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
#5 Family Hotel in Cambria

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