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21345 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Pelican Point Inn
Ranked #8 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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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 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
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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76 reviews 76 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

If you are looking for a place to stay close to the beach yet away from the crowds of the boardwalk, a Living room and kitchenette and separate bedroom this is it! Ann the owner is very nice and hospitable. Resonable priced too.

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Sacramento, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We had the "family suite" which is next to the office - twin beds, sofa bed, king bed, full kitchen. We had our granddaughters, ages 8 & 9. The twin beds were perfect and the separate bedroom for us was very nice. The suite is on the corner - so there was traffic noise, but not too bad. The decor... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Booked this dog-friendly place after reading several great reviews here. Our experience was no different - couldn't have been happier with the place. The "living room suite" room we had was spacious, clean, wood floors, granite counters, comfy beds, a nice kitchen that had everything we needed (even wine glasses), and was dog-friendly with a flat fee for our dogs'... 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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