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Pelican Cove Inn

320 Walnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Elk Grove, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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 

Studio City
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We recently had occasion to spend 2-1/2 days in Carlsbad (a one-day gig for me, and some great cycling and mini-vacation time for us both). My husband found this delightful B&B on TripAdvisor and boy, was it ever a great discovery. Nancy was a terrific host and source of all-around great information (her recommendations for great places to eat were... 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! I am glad you were able to turn a business trip into a fun trip for the two of you. We hope to see you again if you are down this way! Cheers!! :) More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

On a trip to California I required a place to stay and wanted walking access to the beach. Pelican Cover Inn provided this and much more! Accommodations were comfortable and clean, the breakfasts were amazing, and the owner is exceedingly accommodating. The surprise treats in the lobby were a special touch. Everything I wanted and more was available including beach... 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. I am glad you enjoyed your first bed and breakfast stay. Hopefully we now have you hooked onto the b&b world!! :) I agree that being able to walk to the village and the beach are a big plus. Rental cars can be a hassle!! Hope to see... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My husband and I spent few nights there, and we loved it. The property is great, with a nice backyard and a pretty cool roof top deck with table and chairs. The room was nice, the host was nice too and really helpful. She recommended us some restaurants, that had some tasty food! She also cooked some amazing breakfast that... 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 really appreciated! I love the location too and with the Carlsbad Street Fair coming up on November 2nd, being able to walk to the fair is a HUGE advantage. Glad you enjoyed the restaurant recommendations too! :) Hope to see you again! More 

Los Angeles, Saturn
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

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 

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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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