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Pelican Cove Inn

320 Walnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Ranked #1 of 1 Carlsbad B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Los Angeles, Saturn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nancy was a wonderful hostess!!! The breakfasts were delicious and hearty, the chocolate snacks were wonderful, the room (La Jolla) was comfortable and perfect for a couple. Beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas are available. The day and evening beach walks were delightful, as were side trips to Swami Beach and the San Diego Botanic Garden. All in all, a perfect... More

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Gainesville, Georgia
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: Incredibly friendly and helpful staff. Family run, you immediately feel comfortable and at home. The beds are so comfy (topped with an extra down feather mattress), and the room set up (we stayed in the Coronado room) feels like you might just be in your own bedroom at home. There's a roof top terrace that is perfect for enjoying... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a few nights as part of our northern to southern California drive. The Pelican Cove Inn was beyond our expectations. Very close to the beach and they supply the beach chairs, umbrellas, and towels. Just what we were looking for after a hectic two weeks travelling. Nancy was friendly and accommodating, breakfasts were excellent and filling.... More

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pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I love our location too!! Hope to see you again! :) More

Palm Desert, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We just spent three nights here and I'm looking forward to going back. The Inn is in a wonderful neighborhood, walking close to downtown Carlsbad. We arrived about 3:00pm and Nancy walked us to our room, showing us around. What a gem this place is. Breakfast was a treat every morning. It was fun to talk to the other guests... More

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pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove Inn, responded to this review

I must say one of my favorite things about owning a B&B is seeing the interaction between guests as they plan their days. There is so much this area has to offer and it is fun to get different perspectives on the things to see and do. Glad you enjoyed your stay! More

Tucson, AZ
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This B&B is in a neighbor hood, and knowing that would have completely turned me off in the beginning! The street is quiet, very little traffic-mostly people walking their dogs. After walking along the main street in Carlsbad, I was glad the Inn is 2 blocks away from the beach and all the people and cars! Pelican Cove Inn has... More

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pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove Inn, responded to this review

I too, love our location. When we first moved here 20 years ago, I wished I could pick up the Inn and plop it right on the beach. But, in the years I have lived here, I have come to really appreciate the fact that we are not in the middle of the busyness that occurs in the summer. I... More

phoenix
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We recently stayed at the Pelican Cove Inn. Nancy could not have been more accommodating & helpful. The location was amazing. It is so close to Carlsbad Village and the beach. We loved being able to walk everywhere. We look forward to returning in the near future.

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pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is appreciated! I am just getting the hang of the response option. :) I also love the fact that the beach and village are so walkable. I have even had guests decide to just take the train up from the airport instead of renting a car. You really don't... More

Orange, California
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12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We took my mother-in-law away for a girls getaway for her 86th birthday and we couldn't have found a better place. I had stayed at B&B's before but for 5 others this was a 1st time experience. They all loved it, they are all hooked, and we'll all be coming back with our husbands soon! Wonderful area to walk to... More

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pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove Inn, responded to this review

It was so nice having you all here!! I am glad you enjoyed your experience. You were all a joy to have here. What a loving group to give your Mother In Law a girls outing like that ! Hope to see you again!! :) More

Littlerock, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We came for my "decadal" birthday, parked the car, and never needed to use it again until it was, sadly, time to go. It's truly only two blocks to the beach and three blocks to charming Carlsbad Village. For a three-day stay you really wouldn't need to go anywhere else. The "Laguna" room was beautiful. So was the "La Jolla"... More

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pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! It is so nice to be able to walk to the beach and our cute little Village. So many great shops and restaurants. If you want any of the recipes for the items you tasted here, you can find them on my website www.pelican-cove.com. Hope to see you again! :) More

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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This lovely inn and it's equally lovely owner are a wonderful addition to Carlsbad California. That's saying a lot because Carlsbad is beautiful. We stayed in a room that was completely delightful and windowed all around. I loved the antique and amore and it had plenty of hangers. (Something I tend to find a lack of in most motels.) I... More

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pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove Inn, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay! I will admit that we here in Carlsbad are quite spoiled by near perfect weather every day. It makes us quite the babies when things aren't as perfect as normal. Haha! So glad you will be coming back to see us!! :) More

Englewood, New Jersey
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed in the Laguna Room at the Pelican Cove earlier this month, and this is the place to stay in Carlsbad! Both the inn and the innkeeper Nancy are charming. The highlight of our stay was the morning breakfast prepared by Nancy. My husband must go gluten free and Nancy prepared delicious meals the likes of... More

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pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove Inn, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. :) I am glad that the gluten free options worked well for your husband. It is always fun to try to figure out how to adapt my recipes to accommodate different needs. Always a learning experience for me. Hope to see you again!! :) More

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Address: 320 Walnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
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Number of rooms: 10
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