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Pelican Cove Inn

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320 Walnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Pelican Cove Inn
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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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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our second time at this B&B and it was as good as the first. We stayed for five nights in the Laguna Room. The breakfasts were tasty as usual. Nancy is full of recommendations on the surrounding restaurants and area. We really like the fact we could borrow umbrellas and chairs to take to the beach. We will definitely return.

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for our honeymoon. The innkeeper is one of the nicest people you will ever meet. Every breakfast we had was absolutely wonderful. Location is perfect. You can literally walk to downtown Carlsbad, yet the Inn is located in a very quiet neighborhood. Carlsbad Beach is only a few blocks away. Our room was very quaint, yet spacious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved every minute of our stay here. Nancy was very accommodating and pleasant to talk to. I would stay here over a big hotel any day. They also have the best price in town with an amazing breakfast each morning. Don't miss this one. We will be back again for sure. Loved it.

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This Bed and Breakfast Inn is so charming; each room is uniquely decorated and quite lovely. It’s located in a residential area away from the busy downtown Carlsbad crowds, but close enough to walk to a plethora of restaurants, shops and two short blocks away from the beach. The staff is so friendly and accommodating. We asked our hostess if... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Enjoyed three nights recently at Pelican Cove Inn. Very nice and well run property with Nancy, the innkeeper being very friendly and helpful. Just a couple of blocks from the beach and the village. Good, quiet location in a residential neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of the main village area. Highly recommended !

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Nancy is a wonderful hostess! The breakfast was delicious. She was very accommodating, friendly and helpful. The location is perfect (only a few blocks from beach and a few blocks from the village)! The room was cute, clean, and comfortable. A wonderful place to stay. I highly recommend this Bed and Breakfast!

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San Clemente, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We stayed here last night to get away and check out Carlsbad!!! It's absolutely adorable and charming and Nancy is absolutely fabulous!!! The room was clean and adorably decorated. We could walk to the village with no problem it's close to everything! The next morning we had a delicious breakfast made by Nancy. I would highly recommend this bed and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Fantastic. The owners go out of their way to make everything great. A short walk to the beach. Facility provides everything you need for the beach. Morning breakfast was terrific and the sweets at night were exceptional too. Have been there twice and will go back again.

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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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