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Pelican Point Inn

21345 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The manager, Ann and employees at Pelican Point Inn went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. They suggested wonderful restaurants, close access points to the beach and hiking trails and were accommodating in every way. The room we had included a king bedroom, one updated bathroom and full kitchen. There were two single beds in the front... More 

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We have stayed at Pelican Point Inn a number of times. It is a lovely, dog-friendly place with good beds and kitchenettes. Great base for all your Santa Cruz activities. Friendly owners/operators. The rooms are neat and clean and the area is central to lots of options. It's located in a residential area so it feels more homey and comfortable,... More 

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San Jose, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If I was rating based on their customer service, they would get a 5. However; I have to base my rating on the amenities provided. My family of 5 and our dog stayed in room #6 which was a 2 bedroom downstairs unit. The check-in process was wonderful, I had a great conversation with the gal at the front desk.... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stayed here on our way along the coast between LA and San Francisco. We arrived fairly late, I suppose, at 8:30pm to find an envelope on the office door with the code to our door in it. At least that indicated the motel was confident about crime levels. Our family suite was what used to be, I suspect, accommodation... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed here for one night as part of a PCH trip. It was a nice hotel, clean and comfortable. Not really near the "boardwalk" section of Santa Cruz but I preferred it that way. Was able to wake up and run to the beach and marina. About 1/4 mile from the beach. While in Santa Cruz spend an hour to... More 

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was an excellent and safe place for a family to stay in Santa Cruz, a few blocks from the beach in the Twin Lakes neighborhood. The room was super clean and had a full kitchenette. The only downside was the traffic noise from Cliff Dr. The road is not that busy (and is quiet at night), but the sound... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Pelican Point Inn for a week in July when visiting family in the area. We found the accommodations to be a perfect location for walking to the beach, nearby restaurants, grocery and access to the local express ways. It is only 5-7 minutes to downtown Santa Cruz, which we visited several times. Our unit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Imagine you have two teenage kids and want to stay in a hotel by the beach for a summer weekend in Santa Cruz. If you are Obama, you probably stay in Lanikai, HI. If you're not, you might like this place. Affordable, 5 minute walk at most to Twin Lakes beach, and the two rooms we stayed in (Suites 1... More 

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Nieuwerbrug, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We only booked for two nights, but were said we had to leave during our trip on highway 1. Great location ( 4 min to the beach), comfy rooms and great service. Restaurant near the harbor ( The Crow's Nest) can be reached on foot by the beach, so you can leave your car to get some rest. The owners... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We just returned from a three day stay at the Pelican Point Inn. This place is run by a very friendly lady named Anne (owner?) who greated us like an old friend, couldn't be nicer. We booked the room two weeks before arrival, and she didn't take or want our credit card info at all. She promised a room would... More 

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