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The Resort at Pelican Hill

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Another place with credible beauty in Pacific Ocean views. From entry to exit everything about This place was on top notch. Try to catch a sunset. You will never capture the degree of beauty on a camera nor I'll you be able to describe it in words. You have to see it.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked for 1 week stay , our first time in California . We opted for a 2 bedroom Villa which would fit our family of 5 perfectly . To note that what they mean by Villa is in fact a bunch of 2 story buildings in a gated compound minutes from the main hotel , each building containing 2... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best resort we have ever stayed in North America, beautiful setting, comfortable room, friendly staff, good live entertainment, and great foods at restaurants. I would rank this one better than the Pebble Beach resort.

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

This is how luxury feels! Each person we encountered spoke in a way that made me feel like royalty. It was genuine and sincere, as if they truly cared about our experience. Our room was breathtaking, it felt more like a home than a hotel. Driving thru lush beautiful grounds then thru a guarded gate, parking directly in front of... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful paradise where the ocean meets the golf course The most incredible service from check in to check out Beautiful bungalow rooms over looking pacific and golf courses Magnificent pool, beautiful golf courses and delicious food This resort is as close to paradise perfect Can't wait to come back Sandy Chestman

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Los Angeles,CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A group of 4 friends decided to take a break fro Los Angeles and headed to Newport Coast. We stayed in a very spacious and tastefully furnished bungalow with a great ocean view and view of the golf course. Spent one afternoon at the beach - taking the shuttle. It is a California State Beach Park and a wonderful spot... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at this resort in April and it certainly has the wow factor! On arrival you are greeted by a very friendly receptionist and directed to your room. Myself and wife stayed in one of the King garden bungalows, as I was working in LA most days I asked for a room close to the hotel as my wife... More 

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Batavia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The resort at Pelican hill is a beautiful oasis from the calm view of the ocean, the well appointed rooms with neutral zen decor, fireplace, soaking tub, and modern shower. To the plush robes, complimentary slippers, and amenities of exclusive products with the aroma of lavender, lemon, and sage. Along with paths of beautiful aromatic gardens and brightly colored foliage... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just left the Pelican resort and overall had a fantastic time Pros: The rooms were very large and we were fortunate enough to get a suite which worked out perfectly for the both of us. Everything was well cared for, clean and well laid out. The list could go on with everything I liked about the room. Breathtaking views... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at this resort since it opened and have LOVED IT and RAVED ABOUT IT- we try to off set jet leg when we return from Asia before headed home to the east coast. I walked into the lobby and felt something was different - they added a glass wall in-between the lobby and the sitting are... More 

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Thank you for taking a moment to post your candid thoughts here and on our Andrea review page. As I shared in my previous message responding to your Andrea review, we sincerely appreciate your feedback and apologize that your experience was anything less than perfect. We would like to connect with you directly and discuss your experience further. I have... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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). ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Resort at Pelican Hill

Address: 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range: $452 - $3,172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Resort at Pelican Hill 5*
Number of rooms: 332
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Also Known As:
Pelican Hill Hotel Newport Beach
Hotel At Pelican Hill
At Pelican Hill Hotel
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#1 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#3 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
#3 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
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