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The Pelican

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here 2 nights while diving with Key Largo Dive. There were 12 of us so we had 6 rooms. Some rooms were really small with barely two beds in them while others, like ours had plenty of space with a couch and even a kitchen. We were the lucky pair! Real nice that they have a continental breakfast... More

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Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not the kind of person who likes to give a bad review, but I have to be honest. This place was a little disappointing. I don't mind an older cottage style hotel. In fact this place would have been acceptable if the bed were comfortable. The room was small but fairly clean, the cottages out-dated, the water pressure... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We booked this place via a recommendation from a local dive centre and found it a great place to stay if you want a quiet break. The rooms are cleaned every day and were fine. We were able to park outside our room which was a short walk to the breakfast area. Kayaks are also available to borrow free of... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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16 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We only stayed one night at the Pelican but it is the kind of place you could stay for a week or more. There are individual Old Florida style cottages and communal space outside for lounging. They also have their own boat ramp. The Pelican is not fancy but is clean and comfortable and reasonably priced. I would definitely stay... More

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Palm Bay, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

If u are looking for luxury, keep searching elsewhere. You won't find it at the pelican. What you will find are cozy little rooms near the bayside for a great price. Rooms are clean enough but very small (we stayed in Pisces). We did enjoy the charcoal grills throughout the property and used them to save money on dining out.... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

There is no major chain that could be The Pelican. The staff is friendly and the rooms are very, I mean very clean. Not only do they loan you a kayak but you can check out and they will hold your stuff and will let you shower there too. I would not recommend this place to anyone because I want... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have stayed there several times for my many scuba diving short trips. It is great location, close to marina where all the boats are parked and many small beach front restaurants. Customer service is quite good as for such a small place, rooms are clean and serviced daily, kayak rentals is free of charge for hotel guests. Make sure... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Excellent, charming place in great location. Very romantic spot to sit in hammock and watch the sunset. Free breakfast, fresh food, close to great restaurants and stores/ dive shops. Clean comfortable rooms with great beds. Kayaking available too.

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Hollywood, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We took a day trip a few months go to find a place that would have a dock and slips for our boat. We also wanted a place with clean rooms. Well, we just got back from our Memorial Day vacation. This place is not the Marriott or the likes but the rooms were very clean, the price is right... More

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My wife and I booked here for my birthday back in mid April to visit a cousin who was down for the week.We needed just a room with it's own bathroom nothing big or spectacular and clean.What a great price and fantastic location!!!We stayed in the conch room the bed was fine the bathroom was super clean as was the... More

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Address: 99340 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 99.3, Key Largo, FL 33037 (Formerly Hungry Pelican Motel)
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo
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Hotel Class:2 star — The Pelican 2*
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Hungry Pelican Hotel Key Largo
Hungry Pelican Key Largo

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All 23 of The Pelican's clean and quiet cottage rooms offer different options for relaxing and enjoying all that the Florida Keys has to offer. From experiencing the unique, laid-back bayfront atmosphere, to trying your hand at world-class sportfishing, diving and snorkeling , you are sure to find an activity that suits your tastes. And if that sounds too active, head to our small bayfront beach, where you can enjoy glorious sunsets, gentle breezes, a nap in a hammock or watch manatees and dolphins play. ... more   less 
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