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320 Walnut Ave, Carlsbad, CA 92008-3151
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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Carlsbad
We are located 2 blocks from the beach and easy walking distance to several restaurants in the Carlsbad village area. Take a break and relax at the Pelican Cove Inn!
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Sassysorsker wrote a review Aug 2020
Clovis, California63 contributions4 helpful votes
We loved this place! It’s a short walk to the village, the beach, restaurants, and parking was easy. Breakfasts were AmAziNg! Nancy is an encyclopedia of knowledge for recommendations. We loved the warm brownies straight out of the oven in the afternoon as well. We’d definitely recommend and we’d definitely stay here again. Room was clean and she adhered to COVID-19 standards. Great value for the money!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Jadwega Chmielewski wrote a review Apr 2020
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This was our fourth stay at the Pelican Cove Inn and although previous stays were delightful, this one proved better than ever. Not only were we warmly greeted by Nancy as usual (with fresh baked chunky cookies loaded with craisins and nuts) but the entire tone was so solicitous and considerate of the COVID19 situation, masks, gloves, and continual, conscientious sanitizing of hand-contact surfaces, that I almost felt safer and more protected at the Inn than in my own home. The courteous mode was readily donned by other guests who all gave generous social distancing zones to each other. The layout of the garden and rooftop decks make it easy to enjoy the environment while extending privacy to others. Plenty of nooks and corners to settle with a book, a drink or a game (provided and sanitized by the hostess). Scrabble and dominos seemed to dominate but I noted a chess set in the lobby. The Inn is only two and a half blocks from the oceanside walking/biking trails and we rode to Leucadia on our own bikes which we brought along. Lots of people out getting exercise and sunshine while maintaining distance. Starting this week masks will be required for everyone out in public. This Inn has many repeat visitors for good reason, I highly recommend it!
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Date of stay: April 2020
Room Tip: We always stay in the Newport room directly over the lobby because we love the windows and airy...
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TakemetoVegas wrote a review Mar 2020
Calgary, Canada6 contributions5 helpful votes
This is a lovely B&B tucked back a couple blocks from the ocean and a short walk to Carlsbad Village. About a 5 block walk to the Coaster train that will take you directly to Old Town San Diego for a mere $6.50 return (that is the senior rate). The owner, Nancy, warmly welcomed us and she was a pleasure to chat with throughout our stay. Very knowledgeable about the area, and we appreciated her advice regarding taking the Coaster train, etc. We reserved the Capistrano suite. It was lovely and very clean. Feather bedding was wonderful and such a luxury! Everything in the room was in very good repair. Parking was onsite and off the street. Breakfast each day was delicious, plentiful and artfully presented on the plate like a picture from a gourmet restaurant. I have no hesitation in recommending this B&B!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
folivier wrote a review Mar 2020
Cambridge, MA7 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a terrific place to relax and enjoy the beach and village. Nancy provides everything for an A++ experience. Delicious homemade breakfast changes daily. Her sparkling personality and knowledge of how to make guests comfortable combine for a perfect vacation.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Dawgpndr wrote a review Feb 2020
43 contributions41 helpful votes
We much enjoyed our visit at the Pelican Cove Inn. Our room was very nice, super clean and well appointed. Nancy is a wonderful host and great cook! Close to the beach and village but in a quiet area away from all the noise. And then there's Buddy, the newly rescued Aussie Shepherd mix who holds court in the lobby ... a cute little guy. Will definitely return!
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Date of stay: January 2020
$114 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pelican Cove Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Pelican Cove Inn?
Nearby attractions include Barrio (0.2 miles), Witt's Carlsbad Pipelines (0.3 miles), and Farenheit 451 Bookstore (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Pelican Cove Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Pelican Cove Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Pelican Cove Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pelican Cove Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include cafe elysa, 264 Fresco, and The Daily News.
Is Pelican Cove Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Carlsbad.
Are there any historical sites close to Pelican Cove Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting St. Michael's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church (0.5 miles) and The Graves House (3.3 miles).
Is Pelican Cove Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.