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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Portland, Oregon
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a great location in a California beach town like I rememeber. My room was 3 blocks from the beach - which made it easy to walk the seawall path each night. Nancy is a wonderful owner. She loves her B and B and it shows. The rooms were great, and the breakfast awesome. I felt welcome from... More

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Anthem, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our fifth or sixth stay at the Pelican Cove Inn. Nancy has a true gift for hospitality! It show in everything from her endless enthusiasm, unbelievable breakfasts with lots of beautiful fresh fruit, to the immaculate, well-maintained rooms. You'll sleep like a baby on these cozy feather beds! We come here to Carlsbad several times a year just... More

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Las Vegas, NV
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a charming bed & breakfast. Nancy, the owner, was a great hostess. Her breakfasts were delicious & she certainly was helpful guiding us to great restaurants. The rooms were very clean & well appointed. We would certainly stay there again the next time we are in that area.

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Why would any couple want to stay in a noisy resort or hotel when they can spend their nights sleeping in a feather bed, in peace and quiet? And then, wake up and have a beautiful breakfast made for them? Not just a "continental" breakfast, but a real homemade one. And Nancy will prepare anything you request (practically, except for... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

What a great place this is! Close to the village shops and restaurants; immaculately kept; friendly innkeeper... I could rapture for days and am only sorry we were there for just one night! The rooms are lovely - clean and very nicely decorated. The water and chocolate nibbles in the room were very welcome after a long travel day. The... More

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Barre, Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We stayed at the Pelican Cove Inn for three nights last week and it was outstanding. We stayed in the Newport room which is an octagonal shaped room near the front of the property and has a unique cathedral ceiling. Nancy, the innkeeper, was a joy and she makes breakfasts that are to die for! Each day breakfast was unique... More

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Culver City, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We spent 3 nights at Pelican Cove Inn during August 2013. Nancy, the owner of this charming Bed and Breakfast, ensured that we had a gracious, comfortable stay. This B&B is meticulously clean and has a bright, warm, welcoming feel. Be sure to check out the beautiful gardens during your stay! Upon arrival, we received a friendly welcome, a tour... More

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Sarasota, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I can't say enough about this darling Bed and Breakfast. It is so cutely decorated and the breakfasts are amazing. Nancy is so sweet and helpful about things to do in the area. You can walk to the beach or to the little downtown section of this cute city in northern San Diego county. We stayed for 6 nights and... More

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New Hampshire
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152 reviews 152 reviews
25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We were in the Newport Room for two nights. Nancy was very friendly and helpful. The location is good in that it is just blocks to the main part of town as well as to the ocean so you can walk over for sunset. Breakfast was tasty and certainly a great place to rest your head the next time you... More

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Mukilteo, Washington, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Okay, not so secret now. This lovely B&B is my favorite place to stay when I return to my home town (sorry friends). I love the home like atmosphere with the in room fireplaces. You are greeted with a smile and feel right at home. I love Nancy's homemade breakfasts and afternoon cookies or snack. Another big bonus for this... More

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Pelican Cove Hotel
Pelican Cove Hotel Carlsbad
Address: 320 Walnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Location: United States > California > Carlsbad
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Carlsbad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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We are located 2 blocks from the beach and easy walking distance to several restaurants in the Carlsbad village area. Take a break and relax at the Pelican Cove Inn! ... more   less 
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