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Pelican Inn & Suites

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6316 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Morro Bay, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location is perfect, with a fantastic view of the Pacific from our room! The staff is very friendly and professional. Daymon is exceptionally helpful with a great personality. Their lounge area has wine tasting and classic board games which we enjoyed over a couple of glasses. The rooms are very clean and updated. Very comfortable with a seating area... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pelican Inn & Suites is a wonderful place. It is located just across the street from the ocean with easy access to the Moonstone Beach Boardwalk. One can hear the roar of the ocean 24 hours a day. The rooms are roomy and comfortable. The included breakfast and afternoon wine & cheese party are great. The staff is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for 4 nights & it wasn't long enough! The room was great and the ocean views were phenomenal! We loved the breakfast provided every morning and the wine reception in the evenings. The hotel staff always greeted you whenever they encountered us. Location was centrally located with easy access to sightseeing, such as Hearst Castle.... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you, Cindy, for the great review of the Pelican Inn and Suites, right here on Moonstone Beach Drive. I agree, the views really are phenomenal, Cambria is so unique. Yes, the boardwalk is great. Nice little benches spread around so you can sit and enjoy the views. Thank you again for your review and we look forward to your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is great! Staff is extremely friendly and helpful. We were so comfortable. With all the hotels on Moonstone drive, it can be difficult to decide on which one to stay at. This is the one! Your will not be disappointed with your stay. Not a moment of your vacation time will be wasted. The staff will direct you... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi There Kelly-Rae, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! I am happy to see that your stay was comfortable and that our staff treated you right. We do have quite a knowledgeable staff here so when you come back again, if you have any other questions about local hotspots, please do not hesitate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean and comfortable at a reasonable price. A very good value. It offers cocktails in the evening and a breakfast buffet which saved time and money. I would recommend this hotel to all travelers. Close to Hearst Castle.

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation and for taking the time to leave us a review! We sure hope you'll come take advantage of our great amenities again soon. Thank you again for your review of the Pelican Inn and Suites and we will see you next time! Lauren Yanofchick Assistant General Manager More 

2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is charming and offers a hot breakfast from 7 to 10:00 am. It was varied and delicious. It had a wine and cheese reception each day 5 to 7 pm that was a lovely way to meet and continue the conversation after the activity of the day. It is nicely located just across to a beautiful section of... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hello There, Thank you for taking the time to leave the Pelican Inn and Suites on Moonstone Beach drive such a great review! We do appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us, and with the world. I agree, our breakfast and wine reception are wonderful amenities of our hotel. We look forward to your next stay... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the 400 series room on the upper level. Nice peek of the ocean and, with the window open at night, the crashing of the surf puts you right to sleep. Beds are extremely comfortable and the room is large. Fireplace keeps you nice and warm. The breakfast is very substantial and well prepared. The cooks... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi There! Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review! I agree, the sound of the ocean at night makes for sweet dreams and peaceful sleep. I am so glad you took advantage of that. Yes, the salsa is excellent, and as you said, fresh homemade here at the Pelican Inn and Suites. Thank you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! Would definitely recommend and will stay here again next year on annual trip. They have a "wine and appetizer" session between 5-7 every night and complimentary breakfast that will fill you up. We had a standard king room and it was very roomy and had a jet tub and fireplace. only bad thing was we went... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi Anita, Oh, thank you for your kind words! I agree, the Pelican Inn and Suites on Moonstone Beach is awesome! I am happy to know that you took advantage of the wine and appetizers, as those are another great amenity of our hotel. Thank you again for taking the time and we look forward to next years visit! Lauren... More 

Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to review the Pelican Inn in Cambria without reviewing Cambria itself. My wife and I have stayed in the town on and off going back 45 years, since the second night of our honeymoon. It's a great little town, with just a touch of pretentiousness, along the coast in the middle of nowhere. It is far from the... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you, Martin, for your kind words about The Pelican Inn and Suites on Moonstone Beach Drive. It makes me so happy to know that our hotel continues to exceed your expectations! And I agree, our breakfast is top notch, along with our wine reception. And of course, the location. Thank you again and we look forward to your next... More 

Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pelican Inn Has Great Ocean View Rooms. along with Great wine Tasting.Have Stayed Here Several times ,easy access to the beach close to several Very good places to eat. We will be return for another Great Time

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to see us again and for taking the time to give such a great review of The Pelican Inn and Suites on Moonstone Beach Drive! I agree, the wine and cheese reception is such a nice treat. Thank you again for sharing your experience with us, and with the world! We look forward to your next... More 

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