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Pelican Cove Inn

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320 Walnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about the Pelican Cove Inn. The location is superb; Carlsbad Village is a very short walk away, as is Carlsbad State Beach. As others have already said, Nancy is a fantastic host and immediately makes you feel at home. The property itself is beautiful, clean, and quiet. I can't imagine staying anywhere else in... More 

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Draper, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I can't say enough good things. Nancy is the perfect host. Everything you need for a beach getaway is here. Carlsbad in in So Cal, but doesn't feel like So. Cal (much quieter). Rooms are clean, comfortable, and everything smells wonderful. Will DEFINITELY be back.

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

just returned from 3 days in carlsbad at the pelican cove inn. one word, wonderful...have been going to carlsbad for decades. usually stay in beachfront properties. my wife and i decided to try the pelican cove inn. had walked by it on numerous occasions. only a stones throw form beach access. i will begin with the inn itself. rooms are... More 

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Greendale, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My sister and I stayed one night at the Pelican Cove Inn and wished we had more time to spend there. I stayed in the Laguna Room and my sister stayed in the Newport. Both rooms were beautifully decorated and so comfortable with every detail taken care of. Nancy, the innkeeper, was so friendly and helpful with advise on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My boyfriend took me to the Pelican Cove Bed & Breakfast for a romantic weekend. I have never been to one before and I am now hooked!! The Pelican Cove was absolutely wonderful!! The breakfasts were amazing and Nancy the hostess was so friendly and helpful. We have already booked our next visit.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us! We really appreciate it! So glad we have you "hooked" on the B&B world! :) Looking forward to seeing you both soon! More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Nancy is a terrific hostess who goes out of way to accommodate her guests' needs. The breakfasts are delicious and are presented beautifully. The inn is only two blocks from the beach, and is conveniently located to all areas in the village.

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Elk Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

While working in the Carlsbad area I had the pleasure of staying at Pelican Cove Inn, a wonderful bed and breakfast. Nancy and her family have owned it for 20 years. Very conveniently located to Carlsbad Village where there are a variety of restaurants and shops all within walking distance. Two blocks from the beach and a very safe area.... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. It is appreciated! It is nice to hear that a business trip was a pleasurable experience for you and I am glad we were able to be part of that experience!! Hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My girlfriend and I visited on a Sunday before vacation season. We were greeted by Nancy and her two pups Ricky and Lucy. Nancy have great insight on dining ideas. The beds feel like your sleeping on a cloud and a delicious homemade breakfast! Definitely recommend the pelican cove for vacationers or locals just looking for a quick enjoyable getaway

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

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I think the featherbeds feel kind of like clouds too!! We are lucky to be so close to so many great restaurants. Nice that you were able to experience that. :) Thank you for taking the time to do a review. It is greatly appreciated! Hope to see you again! More 

Covina, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great relaxing stay. Nancy welcomes you like she's known you forever. Beautiful well maintained grounds and rooms. The Newport was the best. Great breakfasts and molasses cookies. Nancy and family are a big part of ghe community and the recommendations are right on. Love this place. Ghanks for the hospitality!

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Augsburg, Germany
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Very lovely B&B with very welcoming and helpful owner. You feel welcome from the first minute and you really feel that Nancy is running her B&B with love. The breakfast was very yummy and lovely served. The room (La Jolla) was Ok in size with a pretty small TV and a fire place. However a cleaning of windows and blinds... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us! It is greatly appreciated! Glad you were able to enjoy our beautiful area. We hope to see you again if you are back this way! :) More 

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