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Pelican Hotel

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826 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fabulous hotel on Ocean Drive...right where you want to be in Miami. We stayed for 5 nights, April 11-16, 2015. We arrived about 2 hours before check in and was pleasantly surprised to find our room was ready! Our room was incredible, "Lust in Space"; it was spacious, had a huge flat screen TV, included a wet bar area,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

there are newer hotels in south beach. there are hotels that rely on hype all over south beach. but at the Pelican, its literally like family. you can't beat the location. the staff will break their necks to ensure your stay is enjoyable. its ridiculously quiet at night considering the address. the COMPLIMENTARY breakfast is hard to believe. eggs, bacon,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the worst hotel experience I've ever had. When we arrived at the hotel we were told we would be staying in a different building down the road, a bad sign. The Pelican has 'one' room a couple doors down the road in an apartment building with dozens of other units full of people that have no association with... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had great stay in this interesting and fashionable hotel. Very friendly staff - helpful and professional, great fun. Just perfect location. Enjoyed food and drink at nice terrace. Highly recommend!

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Cle Elum, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pulled up out front at the valet parking. You will see a cafe. You have to walk inside to get your car checked in and yourself. Very easy. We enjoyed the happy hour which is every night from 4-6pm. Two drinks person. Great bartenders. They provide beach towels and chairs. They also provide a complimentary yummy breakfast each morning.... More 

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pacific palisades, CA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying at the Pelican since 1993 annually. It is by far the best boutique hotel in South Beach with an amazing staff. The rooms are great, the food is incredible, and staff even better. They always do all they can to make my stay there as comfortable as possible.

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Bielefeld, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 4 nights at the Pelican and enjoyed a perfect package: A nice room for Miami Art Deco district, included breakfast, happy hour drinks in the afternoon a beack chair service plus well organised valid parking at a good rate - right in the Center of Ocean Drive activities. And the staff was very friendly and helped with everything... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the iconic buildings on Ocean Drive and its deco style really lives up to expectations. Fantastic team - warm, generous with their time and information, and really helpful - umbrellas provided for the rain, hairdryers after the rain! Wonderful room, great bar (fabulous cocktails) very good food. But the fabulousness comes at the expense of sleep... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was alright during my stay however it's response after I left was brutal. I forgot a gold chain in the room and someone from the hotel kept it. When I called to find it the staff was unapologetic and called me a liar. The experience was really unprofessional and disappointing.

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PelicanHotelSobe, General Manager at Pelican Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dinohudson, Time and time again, guests when traveling hide personal belongings inside hidden zippers in their suit cases instead of your room safe. Just this week (April 7th) we had a guest that lost their beauty case and called the police. He was outraged and yelled many aggressive comments. The case was found behind the sink in the bathroom.... More 

Vancouver, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were traveling to Aruba and stopped in Miami for a few days. This is a cute, boutique hotel that is in the middle of everything. I'll echo a recent review that said "...Check in was a bit…odd. Lots of staff hovering around as part of the Pelican Cafe below...". This is true but we were directed... More 

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