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The Resort at Pelican Hill

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22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited The Resort as our anniversary getaway weekend. We rented a Villa for over $1,200 a night. We were not happy to arrive at 2:30 pm on Saturday to be told that check in was not available until 5:00 pm. We logically then thought, well we can then check out later the next day, Sunday, to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for four days during a professional meeting held at the resort. Our room in a "bungalow" was elegant and large; even though we had no view, a small veranda with roses nearby was a relaxing place to read and enjoy the sun. The room had a gas fireplace and all the amenities, including plush bathrobes. Our only... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rarely does one come across a property of such grandeur and magnitude that still manages to make you feel comfortable and at home. From the moment of arrival, you enter a world of grand spaces, refinement and service from the gracious valets who take your car to the polite team at the front desk. The staff here are eager to... More 

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Riyadh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had two days between trips and decided to go see my son who studies in the LA area. Stayed at the Pelican after having read so many excellent reviews. I'm glad I did. Simply one of the most amazing resorts that I have stayed in. Everything was just perfect from the time I checked in, my bangalo, the restaurants,... More 

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Los Angeles
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here since the year Pelican Hill opened. We were coming as often as 6-7 times a year for a few years but we have noticed a substantial decline in the service over the past couple of years and now come only 2-3 times a year and each time wonder why we did again. The facilities remain... More 

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at The Resort at Pelican Hill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your candid thoughts about your visits. I apologize that your recent experience did not meet your expectations and our goals. We strive to provide exceptional service and memorable experience for each and every guest who chooses to visit our Resort, and I am deeply disappointed to read that your visit was less... More 

Lebanon, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been remiss in not writing review until now, as I stayed here in October 2014. Tonight I was checking for upcoming vacancies, because I had such a fabulous experience at this resort. What is not to love? The view is wonderful, and the resort very charming, breath-taking actually. Very troubling to read some of the reviews. I have... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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88 reviews 88 reviews
18 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here a couple times in recent years, and they dot every I and cross every T. The resort is gorgeous, the grounds are spectacular, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable. THIS is what a five-star resort is supposed to be. I can't recommend it highly enough.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a simple place to review. Phenomenal food, location, service, scenery, family-friendly resort. It is even better than their website predicted. The resort is a paradise for all ages and interests - golf, beach, hiking, relaxing, etc

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Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked using Amex fine hotels and resorts, upon arrival they upgraded us to a 3 bedroom villa, the villa was clean and in great shape. They put us near the pool which was great for our kids. Overall a great stay again, like always we will return.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Resort is really beautiful with Mediterranean architecture and manicured grounds. Views from most of it are also spectacular! The golf course is fabulous and the spa is top notch! The main restaurant is great with indoor/ outdoor dining. We had the cheapest room which is pricey at 500, a double queen room,but we did have a slight ocean view, a... More 

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