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The Wilkie's Inn (Clarion Collection)

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1038 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Ranked #15 of 17 Hotels in Pacific Grove
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a health hazard. It has a hidden cell tower disguised as a chimney. Rooms are average for a budget hotel, location is good for Asilomar and the Butterfly sanctuary. Children and pregnant woman do not stay here due to radiation risk from hidden cell tower.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The bed was as hard as a rock, the pillows flatter then pancakes, the fridge didn't work, the TV controller didn't work, extremely old and worn out! Don't even get me started on the "Free Breakfast" NOT Clarion's Finest! We ended up leaving the second night into our three night trip at 9pm and drove 6 hours home even though... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent a few days vacationing in the area. the hotel is simple and straight and very convenient to Pacific Grove area. You can walk downtown and to the beach and to the monarch butterflies trail. Don't expect any luxury . It is a simple basic hotel. Pretty clean, older fabrics and rugs but not bad especially if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Externally the two-story brown motel looked like Bavaria with planter boxes of colorful geraniums. Internally the room was clean, comfortable, nothing fancy, nice bathroom (room #106). Not all rooms are equal, a nearby room was sparce. Could easily walk to beach, where we saw deer feeding on grassy sand dunes. Lighthouse also nearby but check for days/hours. Located in quiet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Room was very clean.Good value. Not fancy. The bathroom is very nice.I was in room#104 and you can hear the ocean at night if you're in the bathroom. You can hear traffic during day but at night it quiets down. For price & location I'm glad I stayed for one night. It's not up to date but for the price... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Unfortunately I was greeted unprofessionally, and treated with disrespect by the receptionist. She abruptly accused me of clicking the Book button up to 3 times via my computer which she stated resulted in me reserving 3 king rooms at the hotel. I showed her that her information was incorrect as I had received a confirmation for one room only at... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A simple motel with comfortable beds and a good night’s sleep. Lighting a bit dim, as in many American motels, but I was only here for being outdoors and it served well as a sleeping place. A usual continental breakfast, nothing special. Parking outside the room’s door.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

1. We stayed at Wilkie's Clarion Hotel (WCH) in Pacific Grove, making reservations using the Comfortinn web site, and the AAA discount, paying $80 Saturday, and $72 Sunday, before taxes. 2. If you are a walk-in on a major holiday weekend at WCH, expect to pay through the nose, with your wallet taking a major hit of at least $205... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I spent Christmas Eve in a room at Wilkie's Inn as my favorite motel across the street was fully booked for the holiday. The location of Wilkie's Inn is in a quiet part of Pacific, within a short drive from the attractions in Monterey and Carmel. The room was smaller than average and because it was on the ground floor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We are traveling on Hwy 1 and Monterey/Pacific Grove was one of our stops. We had no hotel reservation so we stopped at Wilkles Inn. We arrived on Monterey in a pretty busy weekend, so find a hotel was not very easy. Hotel is ok and was fine for sleep just for one night. Breakfast was poor, but ok.

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