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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Our family stayed at the villa of this resort in September. The ground is green and very well maintained. The room is homey with a fireplace and has a great bathroom and shower. The beds are comfy. It has a balcony with a remote view of the ocean. It's convenient to have parking just near the front of the villa... More 

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California, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Stayed in a villa for work. Fantastic luxury property. Nice touches such as cheese and fruit plate delivered to our villa. Full kitchen. Gorgeous infinity pool, great food. Enjoyed wonderful breakfast near pool..eggs benedict and great breakfast burrito. Staff was great. A treat!!

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san diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed at the Pelican Hill for our anniversary. The rooms are quite stunning with tall wood beamed ceilings, fireplace, and beautiful furnishings....not to mention the large scale of the room and bathroom. The bed linens were very nice and it was so comfy to sleep in! I was surprised that we were able to park... More 

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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The view of the ocean from this hotel was breathtaking, our room was luxurious, the restaurants are outstanding and the swimming pool is huge and the staff is very attentive. You couldn't ask for more!

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Antioch, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just returned from a weekend stay last night. We had a bungalow with ocean view (very beautiful). The bungalow has a vaulted wood-beam ceiling, fireplace, very comfortable bedding, and huge beautiful bathroom. Nice coffee grinder/maker in room (although apparently we were charged for the coffee sitting next to it which should be included). The bungalow was very quiet and comfortable,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this resort recently for our anniversary and we had the most wonderful and relaxing time. We've stayed at quite a few nice resorts in the past and I have to say this Resort is definitely one of the best in terms of the rooms and location. It was excellent. The resort is very spread... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Came predominantly for the two golf courses, but of which were worth the trip. Unfortunately the one practice putting green was closed and there's no sand/ bunker/chipping green, which, for very expensive rounds, is unacceptable. Hotel facility top notch which one would expect at this high price point. Service in most restaurants fairly good. Shower water pressure in room almost... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Stayed with my family for 5 days during a 3 week tour of California. Stayed in a 2 bed villa apartment. The villa is well finished, a good size at over 2000 sf with washer/dryer/kitchen etc and everything worked well. The resort itself is very spread out from the villa clubhouse area to the main hotel complex to the golf... More 

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at The Resort at Pelican Hill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your visit. I understand your disappointment and apologize if your service experience was anything less than Five-Star. Please know that I have personally followed up to address your feedback with each area you mentioned, as we continually strive to heighten service delivery throughout the Resort. I appreciate your candid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I booked this hotel for our honeymoon. the hotel management and reception were very kind and upgrade our room free with complementary fresh fruit and chocolate. Everything about the resort was top class, the staff could not do enough to help you . The location is great for beaches and shopping. for sure i recommend this place to everybody.

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Worcester, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband and I are here right now. Room....huge and comfortable. Staff...helpful and courteous. Pool.. amazing. Food...Great. Would recommend highly. Went to dinner at a outside restaurant after consulting the concierge and the hotel arranged dessert for us.

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PelicanHillResort, General Manager at The Resort at Pelican Hill, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience about Pelican Hill on our review page. I am delighted that you and your husband enjoyed the Resort’s accommodations, service, pool and dining offerings. We hope to welcome you back to stay again in the future. Kind regards, Giuseppe Lama Managing Director The Resort at Pelican Hill More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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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 92657-2008
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range: $414 - $1,620 (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
#4 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
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