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The Resort at Pelican Hill

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Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, The Resort at Pelican Hill(R) features: 128 two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with magnificent coastal views and an unparalleled array of appointments, immersing guests in the absolute finest of everything; 204 luxuriously appointed bungalow guest rooms and suites with private terraces; a rejuvenating Five-Star spa with a menu of the world's most celebrated therapies; world-class restaurants, including Andrea serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic "Coliseum Pool," one of the largest circular pools anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. A Five-Star, Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report; as Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Top Southern California Resort (2013 & 2012), Top U.S. Resort (2011), Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide (2012) and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2012); in Travel + Leisure's "Top 100" World's Best Hotels (2011 Readers' Poll), and with two courses ranked among Golf Digest's America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses (2011).
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Having heard of the Resort at Pelican Hill we decided to give it a try. Wow, we are impressed! Set above the coast line and golf course, the views are amazing. We booked a two bedroom villa. The furnishings and design were perfect. We even had a private garage. The Villas come
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Went to the Rose Bowl and stayed at Pelican Hill.. the facility is fantastic, the staff if friendly and helpful but mostly stays out of the way. The Pool facility is like no other with amazing views and plenty of room.
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Response from Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at The Resort at Pelican Hill
Responded 2 days ago
Hi Jeff, Thank you for starting 2019 with us at Pelican Hill! We appreciate your visit and thoughtful review and look forward to welcoming you back for another stay soon. Warm regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director, The Resort at Pelican Hill
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Our whole family was at Pelican Hill from December 29th through January 2nd. We stayed in a 4 bedroom villa The villa and staff amazing. Everything we did....golf,spa,Camp Pelican,dining was FABULOUS We had our own bulter. Nice since he could answer a lot of our
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Response from Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at The Resort at Pelican Hill
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Karen, Thank you for ringing in 2019 with us at Pelican Hill. I'm so glad that your family enjoyed your stay in the Villas and had the opportunity to really explore all the Resort has to offer. Thank you for graciously sharing your review with us, and we hope to welcome you back soon! Warm regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director, The Resort at Pelican Hill
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I came home for some alone time. the service was excellent and professional I highly recommend as a place to vacation at. The staff was open and receptive to hearing anything I wasn't happy with and made sure there was improvement to my level of satisfaction.
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Hi Chaykie, Thank you for choosing Pelican Hill for your recent getaway. I'm glad to read that you enjoyed a relaxing stay and that our team made your time at the Resort extra memorable. We appreciate your review and hope to welcome you back again soon! Warm regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director, The Resort at Pelican Hill
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Stayed at The Resort at Pelican Hill while on a business trip in September 2018. It was my first visit to Newport Beach and I'm not sure I can top it unless I return. The service was incredible, the accommodations were incredible, the views were incredible, the golf was
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Response from Pelican_Hill_Resort, Manager at The Resort at Pelican Hill
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Hello! I'm so glad you enjoyed your first visit to Newport Beach and had the opportunity to extend your business trip to explore more of the Resort. I appreciate your thoughtful feedback on your stay, and whether it's for business or leisure, we look forward to the opportunity to serve you again soon. Warm regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director, The Resort at Pelican Hill
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Is the pool heated? To what degree? Is it open in November?
Hello, InlovewGstaad! Great question. Our Coliseum Pool is heated year-round to approximately 82 degrees. We hope to see you soon!
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Hello Marie, Thank you so much for thinking of Pelican Hill for your upcoming trip to California. Please know that the Resort welcomes all service animals accompanying our guests. Our Coliseum Pool is open year-round, and we also provide complimentary coach service throughout the Resort and to our neighboring Crystal Cove Beach. There are many local destinations located near Pelican Hill, such as Fashion Island shopping center, and our concierge are able to assist with any activity reservations you may be interested in. Thanks again for your question, and we hope to welcome you to Pelican Hill soon! Warm regards, Tom Donovan Managing Director, The Resort at Pelican Hill
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Hi , Is there a beach area that is part of the resort?
We did not use the beach, although I think they have a shuttle. Resorts that have a beach are hotels like the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point. The Monarch Beach Resort also has a beach, which is a short shuttle ride. Their beach has a beach club restaurant, chairs, and umbrellas. Only issue is that they do sometimes have a lot of kelp on the beach, which they are not allowed to remove by law.
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How much is parking please or is it included with stay
Hello Angela, Thank you for your question. Please know that overnight parking for Resort guests is $20 per day. We look forward to welcoming you to Pelican Hill!
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Hello, Sjevf! Thank you for your message. Yes, access to the Spa and fitness facilities is available to Resort guests 16 years of age (with parental consent) and older. We look forward to welcoming you to Pelican Hill soon!
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"South Villas are quieter than the North Villas."
"The Bungalows were Beautiful - Garden or Ocean View"
"South Villa with an ocean view might make problems bear"
"We stayed in the Bungalow which is reasonably priced and very comfortable. We highly recommend"
"No room is a bad room just some have better ocean views but you will pay more for it"
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PRICE RANGE
$494 - $1,236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
332
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