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Pelican Inn & Suites

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6316 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel has so much potential. It's the little things that add up to a larger problem, which is what happened on our stay. The room smelled like insecticide spray when we entered, there was a blood stain on the comforter, one of the fireplaces didn't work, dirt balcony, no kitchen ware for the in room kitchenette. I'm giving three... More 

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Vail, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's not often that I am thoroughly surprised and delighted by the customer service I receive these days, but that is the case with the Pelican Inn and Suites. We booked one of their best rooms, a full ocean view, king suite, for 5 nights during July 2016. I had visited the Inn and stayed in a similar suite during... More 

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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have stayed numerous times on Moonstone Beach for our anniversary, but this was our first time at Pelican. Very much enjoyed our time. We had stayed here when it was known as Cypress Cove before the owner sold. The rooms have been upgraded, and are very nice. We had a partial ocean view which could really only be viewed... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi There Mr. Lyon, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites such a great review! I can't wait to share this with Tere and Domingo ; you'll make their day! Yes, I agree, our breakfast is excellent. Domingo makes the salsa fresh here and everyone loves it! Hope to see you again... More 

Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off went there in July height of expensive season booked cheaper online. Staff was very helpful to get me the room I needed thanks to Patrice. One of the best breakfast at a hotel with healthy choices and fresh scrambled eggs and COFFEE BEAN coffee. Very cool. That breakfast kept me going till 2. Our ocean view room was... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Yes, being on Moonstone Beach is quite a treat! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites such a great review! I can't wait to share this with Patrice! I agree, our coffee and breakfast are very good. I am pleased to know also, that you were able to relax and enjoy your... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling with my mom and my son, we needed a spacious room that could accommodate the three of us. The Pelican Inn set us up in a room with a good sized sofa bed that was very comfortable and a decent queen bed that my son and I shared. The room was quiet despite overlooking the pool. The included breakfast... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites such a kind review, we appreciate it! I am happy to know that you and your family were comfortable and cozy during your stay. Yes, the waffle machine is definitely a hit with kids and adults alike, along with the yogurt and fruit cups. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a sleek, modern place, this isn't it. However it is a terrific, older, well-appointed hotel. My husband and I had a lovely, huge room . The inn keepers were very friendly and helpful and the breakfast quite good. A walk across the road and you are on pretty moonstone beach. It is a great place... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi There Jennifer, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Pelican Inn and Suites with us and the world! I am pleased to see that you had such a nice time during your most recent visit. It sure is a treat to be right across the street from Moonstone Beach! Thank you for you kind... More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location could not have been better. This inn is right across from the Pacific so the views and sea breeze are great. The room was large and well-appointed. The beds were comfortable and everything was clean. The highlight is the succulent garden that you meander through on the grounds. Someone has put in a lot of thought on plant... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

The views of the Pacific are stunning, it's true! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites on Moonstone Beach such a great review! You will be very happy to know that upon your next visit, our pool is up and running! Yay! Yes, we do have a great breakfast, I am pleased... More 

Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the great state of California for a week. The Pelican Inn & Suites was on our stop of the Cambria area while touring The Hearst Castle. We loved the awesome view from our room, the boardwalk across the street, the delicious and wide variety of breakfast served, over-sized bath towels, comfortable bed and friendly staff.... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation and for leaving The Pelican Inn and Suites such a great review! I am happy to see that you were able to enjoy Cambria and Moonstone Beach. That boardwalk is so nice for an any time stroll. We look forward to your next visit to California and will see you then! Kind Regards, Lauren Y.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came out for a quick getaway to the Pelican Cove like we have to many times. We had a partial ocean view suite and loved it. The fireplace is nice for early in the morning and late in the evening especially if you like to have the patio door open to hear the ocean waves. We were disappointed to... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We love Cambria too! Thank you so much for leaving us such a great review. Yes, aren't those fireplaces handy? Such a nice ambiance. I agree our breakfast is excellent as well. We are so lucky we have such a devoted cook. We do have some great wine for sale in the lobby, which are all local. We hope you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went to the Pelican Inn intending to stay one night. Once we saw our room with the fabulous view of the Pacific Ocean we booked another night. Very helpful staff,lovely rooms,excellent breakfast, less than a mile off Hwy 1. It couldn't have been better.😃 Will return.

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi There Pat! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience at The Pelican Inn and Suites with us, and the world! One night is not enough to fully enjoy Moonstone Beach, so I am pleased to see that you stayed two! We look forward to welcoming you back and will see you then. Thank you and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Be one with the sea at our coastal retreat, located just off scenic Highway 1, the gateway to Big Sur. Our Cambria vacation packages offer a variety of ways to simply let go and relax on the shores of Moonstone Beach. Indulge in pampering seaside accommodations with private terraces and spectacular ocean views and enjoy hot breakfast every morning, among other perks. Our hotel provides easy access to beautiful beaches, renowned wineries, exquisite eateries and even the legendary Hearst Castle, the inspiration behind the movie Citizen Kane. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pelican Inn & Suites

Address: 6316 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $220 - $382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pelican Inn & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Pelican Inn And Suites
Pelican Hotel Cambria
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#4 Family Hotel in Cambria
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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