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21345 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Pelican Point Inn
Ranked #12 of 52 Hotels in Santa Cruz
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here on our way along the coast between LA and San Francisco. We arrived fairly late, I suppose, at 8:30pm to find an envelope on the office door with the code to our door in it. At least that indicated the motel was confident about crime levels. Our family suite was what used to be, I suspect, accommodation... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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46 reviews 46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night as part of a PCH trip. It was a nice hotel, clean and comfortable. Not really near the "boardwalk" section of Santa Cruz but I preferred it that way. Was able to wake up and run to the beach and marina. About 1/4 mile from the beach. While in Santa Cruz spend an hour to... More

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Houston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an excellent and safe place for a family to stay in Santa Cruz, a few blocks from the beach in the Twin Lakes neighborhood. The room was super clean and had a full kitchenette. The only downside was the traffic noise from Cliff Dr. The road is not that busy (and is quiet at night), but the sound... More

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Pelican Point Inn for a week in July when visiting family in the area. We found the accommodations to be a perfect location for walking to the beach, nearby restaurants, grocery and access to the local express ways. It is only 5-7 minutes to downtown Santa Cruz, which we visited several times. Our unit... More

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santa cruz
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Imagine you have two teenage kids and want to stay in a hotel by the beach for a summer weekend in Santa Cruz. If you are Obama, you probably stay in Lanikai, HI. If you're not, you might like this place. Affordable, 5 minute walk at most to Twin Lakes beach, and the two rooms we stayed in (Suites 1... More

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Nieuwerbrug, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We only booked for two nights, but were said we had to leave during our trip on highway 1. Great location ( 4 min to the beach), comfy rooms and great service. Restaurant near the harbor ( The Crow's Nest) can be reached on foot by the beach, so you can leave your car to get some rest. The owners... More

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Carson City, Nevada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We just returned from a three day stay at the Pelican Point Inn. This place is run by a very friendly lady named Anne (owner?) who greated us like an old friend, couldn't be nicer. We booked the room two weeks before arrival, and she didn't take or want our credit card info at all. She promised a room would... More

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Floyd, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This place is old, the units are a bit cramped and dated, but are clean. Only a few units, maybe 10. Very close to the beach (couple blocks walk), and across the street is a mini store, and also a Mexican restaurant. So if you are on a budget and wish to make your own breakfast in the kitchenette, for... More

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McCall, Idaho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We booked two rooms for a visit to SC for Christmas. Anne, (I believe she is the owner), was incredibly accommodating and patient while I adjusted our reservation more than a few times. Wearrived and checked in with no hassle. Both rooms were just what our family needed. They were clean and comfortable and moral like small apartments. Rooms are... More

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Victoria, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

Easy check-in with a friendly host, very clean and roomy suite with a kitchenette and queen bedroom. Very comfy and again, clean, bed. Chairs and small table outside each room a really nice touch. Close to the beach and a really nice walk to downtown. The road is busy but it is quiet in the bedroom. So glad we stayed... More

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Address: 21345 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Location: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Also Known As:
Pelican Point Hotel Santa Cruz
Pelican Point Motel

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