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0 Gulf Shores (Dog Island), Carrabelle, FL 32322
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The Pelican Inn
Ranked #2 of 3 Carrabelle B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

By far this was the BEST vacation my husband and I have had. The views are breath taking. You don't have to worry about being bothered by anyone. During our week vacation in April, we only saw 12 people the entire time we were there. We loved being able to take our dogs with us; seen as this was the... More 

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Bardstown, KY
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

First of all, let it be known that my husband and I are the adventurous type and we want to show our boys (8&9) about the parts of the world that are still there - almost untouched by civilization. Don't get me wrong we love a hot shower.....but the Pelican Inn was MUCH more than that. We were expecting a... More 

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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I have been going to the Pelicann in for 3 years now. I love it! It is not the Holiday Inn but it has all you need and let me tell you that you dont need much in a place like that. The rooms are confortable and clean. Youu have bathroom, AC, Kitchen, bed, ceiling fans and the most beautiful... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

When my soul longs for the beach, I always find myself e-mailing or calling the owner to spend a few days at The Pelican Inn. It has for us (for at least 12 years) everything that we need for a peaceful rest and cooking some good seafood, but if you need your ego stroked by some fancy place with a... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Pelican self-selects its guests. It is either for you, or will carry a big eww for you. Built in 1960, this eight-room motel (four kitchettes on each of two floors) once had a dune buffer, but over the years the beach is closing in on her,so that the place is perched just about the high tide line.... More 

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greentrailsinn, Owner at The Pelican Inn, responded to this review

It was great having three generations of this family at the Pelican Inn last week., and I'm delighted that they had a good time. As the reviewer noted, island life has its moments, such as when the washer goes down and it's a holiday weekend. Fortunately, the washer is fixed, the dryer is new to the inn, and the refrigerators... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

I know I wrote a review right after I stayed here, but after I read the reviews where people were putting the Pelican Inn down, I just had to make things right ! My 2 grown daughters & I stayed here back in 2010 or 2011. We stayed 2 nights & were wishing we had made plans to stay at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We have lived in Florida all our lives and have traveled and stayed in many places along both the Atlantic and the Gulf. But this by far was the most relaxing vacation. We were lucky because we had the Pelican Inn all to ourselves. My husband fished off the deck at high tide. All you hear are the waves 24/7.... More 

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brookline, MA
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I have read the reviews of others and found them all lacking. The Pelican Inn is the only place of of its kind along all the Gulf of Mexico OR along the entire Atlantic Seaboard. It is an old frame hotel of the kind which old people remember but which the Yuppies of today scorn because they have been so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

My family and I have been staying at the Pelican Inn every spring for 15 years, and will continue to go there until it does wash away into the sea. In talking with the locals, the woman who called it a deathtrap asked for a discount because her daughter saw a spider, decided the discount wasn't enough and threatened the... More 

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Kingston, Tennessee
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

The best vacation I have ever had! I have stayed here twice and just made reservations for this year. I stayed there last year after school had started back and it was almost like having my own private island. I stayed seven days and saw noone three of the seven. The beach is awesome. While walking the beach I saw... More 

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Address: 0 Gulf Shores (Dog Island), Carrabelle, FL 32322
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Carrabelle
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Pelican Hotel Carrabelle

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