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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 3 days ago
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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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    5 of 5 stars
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Palm Desert, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Tucson, AZ
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Orange, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Littlerock, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Englewood, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
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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Richmond, Va
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We have just returned from 4 nights at this lovely bed and breakfast and I cannot express how wonderful our stay was. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home. Nancy is a wonderful hostess and does everything she can to make your stay special. We stayed in the Coronado room and the accommodations were as... More

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Forest Falls, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This bed and breakfast is so special. The hostess Nancy is so gracious and welcoming. We have stayed in four different rooms out of the ten and each one is charming. The breakfasts are delicious and there are always fresh cookies. We have celebrated anniversaries and birthdays here. Nancy gives excellent references for meals and attractions. You are within walking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Took my wife here for our first anniversary. The rooms were clean the food was great and Nancy was delightful. She answered every question we had and helped with whatever we needed. She even gave us a flashlight to go look for the grunion. Parked the truck when we got there and never had to get in again. Everything you... 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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