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The Pelican

99340 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 99.3, Key Largo, FL 33037 (Formerly Hungry Pelican Motel)
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Ranked #11 of 19 Key Largo B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Small, no frills place with its own "beach" and docks. The sunset is to die for and close to 2 good restaurants and bars. 1 with live music. The rooms are small, clean, and no frills. About what we expected and needed. I mean really who spends their days in the room in the keys? They have window unit air... More 

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A S, Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! The Pelican is a great way to experience the unique charm of the Florida Keys. We couldn't agree with you more about the magical sunsets! We are happy that you were able to take advantage of our beautiful water-front location close... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really don't recommended, the room is extremely small, and really horrible. The mattress was broken, is just terrible.... Is very sad because for almost $120 per night we expected at least shampoo in the bathroom.

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A S, Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are extremely disappointed to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations.Our team at The Pelican is committed to providing a great experience for our guests. We do have several different types of rooms at The Pelican in order to meet the different needs of our guests. We hope that you will give... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning place. Wanted something small and unique. Found it here. Room was very comfortable. Bathroom would have been too hot in the summer as no AC and window wouldn't open. Stunning sunsets from the dock. Fantastic views from the kayak that was free to use. Friendly staff. If I ever went back I would definitely stay here.

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A S, Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review! Nothing makes us happier than to hear that our guests truly enjoyed their stay with us! We are so glad that you enjoyed the sunsets from our beautiful water front location and enjoyed our free kayaks! We hope that you will come back and visit us soon! More 

Hollywood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here over 6 times, i brought a wedding party to stay here and they loved it, it was great. Friendly staff. I sometimes bring my boat and there is lots to see snorkeling but don't forget your dive flag.. Its very clean Staying here tomorrow with my son.

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A S, Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! we love welcoming our loyal guests back to the property. We truly believe that it is our guests like you who help maintain the charm of our beautiful water-front property. Thank you for introducing us to your friends. We are so excited for you to come back and stay with us! More 

Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at the Pelican for last 5 years, we loved it, we even got married there, but I have to say it has lost it's charm. The new owner has done the property wrong and also booking a room there has become a crap shoot you don't know what room your going to get and... More 

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A S, Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. At The Pelican our staff is committed to providing our guests with the best experience possible. We hope that you will give us another chance and come back and stay with us! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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11 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh well, we haven't stayed there, but were planning to. Now here's the situation: Their website and some booking sites list 1 double room available for the time we'll be in the keys in 2 weeks. They show a map of their rooms locations and the rooms got names, looks fine. But the available room is only listed as "Standard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place! Friendly and helpful reception, cute brightly painted cottages, clean and tidy and perfectly adequate continental breakfast under a lovely cool palapa. Beautiful views across the bay from the jetty and dock or from Snook's patio bar! Would definitely come back!!

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A S, Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and were able to share your first Florida Keys experience with us. The Florida Keys are truly magical and The Pelican definitely embodies its old world, unique charm! At Th Pelican we are committed to providing our guests with the best possible service. We hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The Pelican is the way the Keys are meant to be. Laid back, peaceful, beautiful and friendly. The sunsets on the dock are priceless. Kayaking is a must! You might get lucky and enjoy a manatee cruising by. This is my third time staying and can't wait to get back. The cottages have everything you need. This is not a... More 

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A S, Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We couldn't agree more - staying at The Pelican is a wonderful way to experience the true, unique charm of the Florida Keys. Watching the beautiful sunsets from our docks is definitely a favorite with our guests! Our staff is committed to making your experience truly spectacular! We are so happy that you enjoyed... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This place is small and the rooms are typical Key West laided back feel. There is no beach at this location on the bayside. Yet is relaxing and chill, not bad. They have a boat ramp and free kayak useage.

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A S, Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We totally agree with you our property is a great way to enjoy the laid-back and relaxed vibe of the Florida Keys! We also want to take this opportunity to let you know that we recently acquired the property next door to the The Pelican and our guests are now able to enjoy the wonderful... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We booked a last minute trip through expedia since we are Keys rats. The "room" costed about 200.00 between room and taxes just to arrive and find a closet with a tiny bathroom. No place to put your stuff, just a bed between two walls, a tv and the bathroom. We got the banana room, they are "numbered" by names,... More 

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