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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Silicon Valley
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3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Pacific Grove, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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13 hotel reviews
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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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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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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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191 reviews 191 reviews
50 hotel reviews
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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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24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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11 hotel reviews
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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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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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