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Pelican Inn & Suites

3.0 of 5 6316 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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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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Acton, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place right on the Ocean in Cambria. We'd had an ocean-view room on the first level, but try to get a second floor room with a balcony. Fabulous. The room was spacious, well appointed, and the morning breakfasts were complimentary and very good. This seems to be the best place on Moonstone Beach among the several... More 

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Newport Coast, Ca
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not have an ocean view room because we were there only one night but, our room was well stocked with towels, had a nice TV with plenty of channels and free WiFi. The hosted "happy hour" included several pleasant wines, nice snacks and tasty little desserts! Though the hotel and the others along Moonstone are sandwiched between PCH... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let's begin at the beginning; booking with Becky could not have been a more pleasant experience. She assisted me with three room reservations she was kind and went out of her way to be accommodating. We were greeted by a warm and wonderful staff; beautiful rooms cozy beds and of course views and ocean breezes. A complementary breakfast is also... More 

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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We just returned from a 3 night stay We stayed at Pelican Inn & Suites for my husband birthday. We stayed in a lovely ocean view suite. This is our second stay here and as before, we loved staying here. The town is darling and we were in walking distance to many restaurants. Each morning we enjoyed our morning walk... More 

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San Jose, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stopped in Cambria on a quiet weekend and without reservations. The hotel staff were friendly and professional. They showed us two rooms and we choose the one with a great view of the ocean. The bed was comfortable and the room clean. The hotel offers a complementary manager's reception in the evening. The reception included cheese, crackers, wine, coffee,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

From the pictures online I expected this to be my favourite hotel of the trip, but was pretty disappointed. The room was dated, rather tired and shabby. Not exactly a warm welcome at the reception desk either. I had emailed in advance concerning the type of room I would like, but this information wasn't on their system. Reluctantly they agreed... More 

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

Thank you for your recent stay with us at the Pelican Inn & Suites. We want you to know that we are truly sorry that your experience was not what you had expected. We value each guest and we truly appreciate your comments. We hope that you may give us another chance on your next visit to Cambria. Please contact... More 

kuala lumpur
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88 reviews 88 reviews
86 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This property is located along Moonstone Beach Drive, facing the famous Moonstone Beach and overlooking the Pacific Ocean. There’s a nice boardwalk that stretches along the beach for a nice evening walk. Cambria town centre, where the restaurants and shops are, is a mere 5 minute drive away. Car parking is free here. We arrived late in the evening and... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us in July and taking the time to write your review. It is important to us to hear all opinions and we respect and value each review. I am truly sorry that we did not meet your expectations. I have shared your review with our team. If you are not satisfied, we are not satisfied.... More 

London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Amazing seafront room at this Inn at Cambria. Well appointed rooms looking into the ocean. I enjoyed wine tasting in the evening and was pleasantly surprised by the breakfast choices. Friendly helpful team at the Inn who helped us with dinner reservations in Cambria. Great walking trails all round Cambria.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This was our fifth hotel on our special tour of California. This was the only one not prepaid but was shocked and very disappointed to be allocated a room in a very older building with windows that were not very clean - my dream had been staying with views of the Pacific Ocean. Found this insulting when they knew we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Our 2nd Cambria visit, and first here. A stunning location with great amenities and great breakfast. We arrived a little too late to fully enjoy the wine & cheese evening. A place to put on your travel map.

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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:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#5 Family Hotel in Cambria

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