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The Wilkie's Inn (Clarion Collection)

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1038 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Ranked #15 of 17 Hotels in Pacific Grove
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This motel had a wonderful feeling, homey, and natural with trees all around and 1 block from the butterfly sanctuary where the monarch butterflies " winter". Easy walk to Asilomar Beach. Great location. It is not pretentious, but cute and quaint in its own way. Windows and shutters have just been updated The young couple who manages it were helpful... More

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West Sacramento, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here 3 nights with my two granddaughters. It is not fancy by any means but The location is great. It is noisy in the morning with slamming doors. The room was clean and the sand we brought in was cleaned each day. The breakfast didn't work for us, no yogurt or protien. The price was good for us but... More

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Silicon Valley
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Noise was a huge problem during our stay. There were three sources of noise problems: 1) Noise from the road which was not far away, 2) Noise from the people staying in the room above us (the floors need to be fixed, and insulation added), and 3) Noise from people / cars outside the room. Because of this we will... More

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carmeloaks, Front Office Manager at The Wilkie's Inn (Clarion Collection), responded to this review

Your willingness to share your client's recent experience is genuinely appreciated. Please be assured that the issues you have raised have been addressed. The building itself is old and the walls are thin so they are not sound proof. We accommodate many guests each evening, and the principal goal of our hotel is to provide dependable service to each at... More

Pacific Grove, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Pacific Grove is a very quaint location and most of all the lodges and hotels in this area are simple and clean. If you are looking for state of the art hotels, the PG is not the place for you. If you want a comfortable place to stay, then this is an ideal place for you. It is clean, the... More

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Galveston Island, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We recommend finding a differrent hotel. This should not be listed as a Clarion Hotel. It is a run down flea bag of a motel, a 1950's reject. We could not bring ourselves to stay there and had to forfeit our deposit. Rude front desk.

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Bozeman, Montana
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

We arrived in Pacific Grove late in the day on a Saturday and this was the only hotel/ motel we could find with availability in Pacific Grove. The rooms were dated and marginal cleanliness. While the staff was easy to deal with there are plenty of other options with better ambience in the area, as we stayed another two nights... More

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San Bernardino, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

pro: great location. near beach. near town. near stores (we walked). maids are nice. parking in front. the inn keeper very nice, he told us the history of the deer that greet us, and when the butterflies come back into town. remodel, small but cute. breakfast: waffle machine, coffee, fruit, juice, cereal, oatmeal (instant). con: no dresser, used the extra... More

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San Francisco, Ca
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I found Wilkie's Inn for a one-night getaway from the Bay Area. The price was right for a weeknight stay in January, and I was not disappointed. The room was nice and clean, the motel was quiet and the desk staff were all helpful and friendly. It is possible to walk to the beach or downtown from the inn. During... More

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san jose ca
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We were assigned room 105 and it had what a friend of mine said might have been a rollaway bed. This was the worst bed I've ever sat on. Imagine the most unstable, collapsable, yet hard surface that you could barely lie on, and that's what this bed felt like. A one inch, foam pad is more comfortable than this... More

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carmeloaks, Guest Relations Manager at The Wilkie's Inn (Clarion Collection), responded to this review

We're glad that we have a chance to tell the other side of the story. Your first posted review was deleted by tripadvisor immediately. In this case, the guest made the prepaid reservation which has some restrictions such as non-changeable or cancellation. Prior to the arrival the guest wanted to cancel it but the hotel were unable to do so... More

Sunnyvale, CA
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200 reviews 200 reviews
51 hotel reviews
799 helpful votes 799 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We stayed at Wilkie's Clarion Hotel (WCH) October 12-14, 2013, Columbus Day Weekend. RATE: We had made reservations using the Comfortinn web site, and the AAA discount, paying $105 Saturday, and $63 Sunday, before 10% taxes. The rate was low with a 30% off Advance purchase special for Choice Priviledges members, noncancellable and nonrefundable. RACK RATE: The manager later told... More

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Address: 1038 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Pacific Grove
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Hotel Class:2 star — The Wilkie's Inn (Clarion Collection) 2*
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