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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great dining, great service, great golf and fantastic views. Was there on business on three occasions. Very elegant, yet relaxed and private. Highly recommended to anyone looking for a pampered experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a weekend getaway and we're both very impressed with the resort. Rooms were clean and well appointed, but the one thing we loved were the size of the room. We had a standard bungalow which was huge with a great patio to sit and relax. Had dinner at Andrea and had the most amazing waiter, friendly,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Set up an event for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation and this team of banquet services and the captain were super duper TOP Notch! They were expedient and professional and work diligently to assure quality customer service and fabulous turn times! I would use them in a heartbeat budget permitting for my corporate events!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxed, slow paced, golf course resort. It feels secluded though it's relatively close to Newport's Balboa Island and Fashion Island. Spacious bathrooms. The 'coliseum'' pool is huge and grand, online photos don't do it justice. The coliseum restaurant feels beachy and very california in the evenings, overlooking the pool. Relaxed, low key but luxurious, comfortable.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to this resort 3-4 times and enjoyed the views, the golf, and the service. This time was no exception to that. We had a fun couple of nights in a villa suite which was pleasant but I suggest this resort needs to start and refresh some of the design and decor. Some public areas are looking a little... More 

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Newyork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about Pelican Hill is special. From the gorgeous views, to the great service, to the fantastic rooms and suites. I stayed in a two bedroom suite and the room was amazing. All the restaurants were terrific. Very expensive. But an amazing place. And the golf is absolutely spectacular as well. They also have hourly shuttle service, a 5 minute... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the villa side of pelican resort. Beautiful room, 3 bedroom 3 baths, although it looked a little worn and dated. At the price of 2000/night you would expect it to not miss the mark though. Service was terrible, snobby front desk and not helpful nor accommodating. Check in time is unreasonable, 5pm but expects a noon check out.... 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 feedback. I am deeply disappointed that your experience fell short of the Five-Star standards you expect and we aim to deliver. I apologize for the delay in your check-in time, due to the heightened demand during your visit. Please know that our staff made every effort to expedite the cleaning and... More 

Madison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful villas - we stayed in a 4 bedroom which felt like home. Clean, new, updated everything - bathrooms, electronics, fireplace, kitchen. A delightful place to stay. Staff was incredible. Shuttles everywhere and no waiting. Can't wait to return!

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stayed for the forth time at the Pelican Hill with the family and enjoyed lovely days. The bungalows are large equipped even with a Nespresso machine. The location offer gorgeous views and the whole resort offers a lot of space - just the pool area can be very crowded over weekends (and does not offer enough shades. Food... More 

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I just returned from a 4 night stay at the Resort at Pelican Hill. We have 3 children ages 5-13. We were originally staying in a beachfront room at a moderate resort on Laguna Beach but decided to move because it was too much of a party scene. Luckily for us Pelican Hill had a 1 bedroom... More 

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