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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Burnaby, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We travel extensively and this is the worst "dollar value" we have experienced. We paid for 5 star accommodation and received 2 star (dirty windows, tired dirty carpets, crack in sink and tub, fireplace didn't work, had to wash patio furniture before using etc.). We booked 2 rooms, ocean view, renovated, at top dollar. We were put in an old... More 

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

Dear Louise, Thank you for taking time to write your review and share your experience. I am truly sorry that the Pelican Inn & Suites did not meet your expectations. We strive to offer every guest a clean and comfortable stay and I have shared your review with our team. Your opinion is very important to me and I would... More 

Newcastle
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Cambria one night to have easy access for our Hearst Castle tour and wish we had stayed a little longer. There isn't much to do in Cambria, and that is kind of the point. I could feel myself relaxing, sitting on our patio with a view of the water.The hotel, and all hotels on this strip, are across... More 

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I reviewed this place a few years ago and was impressed. Unfortunately this years experience was the exact opposite. The ladies at the front desk were rude and abrupt the room was not the one I requested the carpet was filthy the fireplace didn't work and the tub would not hold water. Our sheets got spilled on (my bad )... More 

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

Dear Andrea, Thank you for your recent stay and for your review. I am truly sorry that your experience did not live up to your previous visit. We appreciate hearing from our guests and use each review as an opportunity to improve our service. I would appreciate the opportunity to make this up to you and hope that we can... More 

Kirkland, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, adequate room. Not the most modern or clean, but quiet with friendly staff. The boardwalk was great to stroll, look out for the ground squirrels. They are so over domesticated that they will climb your legs if you stop.

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Solvang, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful weekend in Cambria enhanced greatly by a lovely hotel and amazing staff. From the manager Charlie to all the staff, especially Christine, we were made to feel welcome. The room was clean and lovely and the fireplace such a lovely addition!! Breakfasts were a great way to start the day and then a brisk walk on... More 

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

Thank you Susie for your nice review! We love hearing from our guests and strive to make each feel special...like you! We are looking forward to your next visit. Until then, all the best! Charlie Yates & the Pelican Team More 

Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moonstone beach is just far enough away from LA to feel like a trip, yet not so far, you need a holiday after the drive. The hotels along the beach are all pretty competitive especially with their Ocean View suites and with modern internet pricing, you have to do some work to get the best rate. Sometimes you pay a... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here only one night enroute home to Sacramento; wish we could have stayed longer....next time. This is a very nice facility on Moonstone Beach Road. Front desk staff were welcoming and helpful. Really enjoyed the cheese, crackers, fruit and wine in the evening and a good breakfast was provided in the morning. Our room had a partial ocean view... More 

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Portland Oregon
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22 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are from Oregon and came down to Cambria last October and knew we wanted to return and spend a bit more time. This time we chose the Pelican Inn. Our room was as the picture, minus the ocean. Although an ocean view would have been nice when you leave your room you are only steps away. There is an... More 

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