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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 #13 of 16 hotels in Pacific Grove
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014
KMC001 San Francisco, CA
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, CA
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6 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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4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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149 reviews 149 reviews
44 hotel reviews
476 helpful votes 476 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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10 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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West Palm Beach, Florida
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15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We stayed for one night in Pacific Grove to visit the aquarium and Wilkie's was a wonderful choice. Just a short drive from Wilkie's to the aquarium and also many restaurant choices close at hand on Cannery Row. Wilkie's offered an excellent continental breakfast that included waffles, cereals, juice and coffee. Rooms were spacious and very clean. Very friendly family... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

The rooms and grounds are not well maintained. The rooms we are staying in have rats in the walls. We heard them all night. When we complained we were basically told we were lying instead of accepting our complaint and stating that they would look into it. I will try to post a video of the animal noises tonight.

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

Your willingness to share your recent experience is genuinely appreciated. Because our success is measured by how our guests evaluate our services and facilities. We have discussed the matters you raised with our staff and investigated the entire property. Please rest assured that we have reviewed our hotel operations to ensure that a similar situation does not occur in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We were referred to the Wilkie's Inn by the Sunset Inn, which was sold out. We got the last room available after checking in late in the day. The reception desk guy, Ray, was very professional and welcoming. Our queen room was on the second floor and had a view of the ocean looking north. While the rooms are fairly... More

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Also Known As:
The Wilkie`s Inn (Clarion Collection) Hotel Pacific Grove
The Wilkie`s Inn (Clarion Collection) Hotel
Clarion Collection Pacific Grove
Pacific Grove Clarion
Address: 1038 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Location: United States > California > Monterey Peninsula > Pacific Grove
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking
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Ranked #13 of 16 hotels in Pacific Grove
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Hotel Class:2 star — The Wilkie's Inn (Clarion Collection) 2*
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