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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 #14 of 17 hotels in Pacific Grove
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Galveston Island, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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184 reviews 184 reviews
48 hotel reviews
727 helpful votes 727 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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Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
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92 reviews 92 reviews
24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Cheap motel, but the room was clean, and good space for two people, the motel is closed to the downtown, and close to the Lighthouse. Staff at the lobby was not very friendly, and if you want to take breakfast, no table except two outside, no one in the bedroom!

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Manteca, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

It was Veteran's Day weekend and no Hotels to be found except this one. Our son in law booked us into Rm#101. Small room with table and two chairs. A desk with office chair. Next to the desk on the wall was your "closet" to hang clothes. A bit cramped and the bed (King size) was hard as a rock.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is tiny and the rooms are quite small. The room and the lobby were very clean and adequate if a little overdecorated. It was nice to have the car close by and the location near our relatives was perfect. There is even a small public seating area under cover outdoors.We would not hesitate to stay there again.

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Fresno, California
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11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We arrived on Sunday Night July 7, The Hotels in the area were all pretty much booked due to the 4th Of July Holiday. The rooms were clean,and Actually smelled good. We had 2 queen beds, and they were comfortable. The Hotel Desk Clerk was Very Friendly and asked If I needed any Info on Dining or attractions. He was... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Wilkie's Inn (Clarion Collection) 2*
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