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La Verne, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly about as close to visiting England as possible, without actually making the trip. Great location next to the beach, great food and pub bar - cozy but pricey rooms. I'm English and after spending the night thought that I'd been transported back when awakening the following morning. Well worth a stay and also excellent for a secluded Honeymoon

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Braunston, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Muir Woods for the first time, and our daughter recommended a stop at the Pelican Inn afterwards. It was, as I overheard another visitor say..... "rather like travelling 6000miles and back in time 200 years". The welcome was enthusiastic and friendly, and despite not wanting to eat, we felt valued as customers. Great pints of Blackthorn cider...

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surrey
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Rather small and olde worlde but on a hot Sunday afternoon at the end of November it was packed to the ceiling. Fortunately plenty of outside seating on the lawn. Would have liked to have eaten here but too crowded.

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Kwidzyn, Poland
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

What a find, felt like we had just travelled back to Uk, fish and chips, lamb And what a treat dry blackthorn cider from taunton Uk, the Service was Fantastic food was impressive Would always recommend a visit a very typical english pub

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Ellisville, Missouri
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We visited Pelican Inn on a hiking trek. It was chosen for us as part of the trek, we did not chose the inn. The young lady that checked us in was nice but seemed confused or clueless about what to do. We were in an upstairs room but there was no bellman to take our luggage up the narrow...

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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

This is an old English pub, literally, that is just 3 miles south of Muir Woods so is a pleasant stop for a glass of wine and bite to eat when you are done at Muir Woods. There is indoor seating with a cozy bar, as well as a charming patio. The building was brought from England in the 70s...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Visited during a hiking trek. Cons: Reception tried hard to accommodate but was basically clueless (trainee??). No bellman/luggage service. Had to haul suitcases up stairs. No TV in room. No A/C but that wasn't required that day. Room furnishings (rugs, chairs, sofa) were worn/dirty. Small room but that is consistent with an English cottage. Thin walls. Pros: beds were very...

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Fremont, California
Reviewed October 24, 2016

This place was very unique. We had just finished a morning/afternoon hike, and decided to stop in for food and a beer. There was a long line at the bar, but the food was delicious brought out surprisingly quick. We sat outside, on the lawn, and enjoyed our meal. P.S. The beer menu was great!

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have been fortunate enough to have lived in England for almost 6 years. A pub lunch here really took us back. Very authentic construction and decor. Huge inglenook fireplace in the dining room. Lots of folks "picnic-ing" outside as the inside pub area, has only limited seating. We were lucky to have been interested in lunch at 11:30, as...

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Reviewed September 6, 2016

If you like nature, comfort, history, eating, England or America you will enjoy the Pelican Inn. Perfect location on Muir Beach, not too far from the city but far enough that you are really out in the landscape. Like the redwoods nearby, the hotel feels old and storied but stands sturdy and welcoming. Modeled after a tradition British Inn in...

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Additional Information about Pelican Inn

Address: 10 Pacific Way, Muir Beach, CA 94965-9729
Location: United States > California > Marin County > Muir Beach
Price Range: $195 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Pelican Hotel Muir Beach
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“Check out the photos of the very limited number of rooms on their website.”
 of 5 bubbles LAXLimey, 1 week ago | Read review
“Go to another hotel--”
 of 5 bubbles mollymu, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“I didn't stay at the hotel; only ate at the Pelican Inn. These review choices should indicate that.”
 of 5 bubbles 90042, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 is large but subject to more noise”
 of 5 bubbles juliunruly, Feb 9, 2016 | Read review
“Call before you travel there.”
 of 5 bubbles F8119YCcraigm, Oct 29, 2015 | Read review
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