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21345 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4839
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#28 of 53 hotels in Santa Cruz
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Welcome to Pelican Point Inn, your Santa Cruz “home away from home.” Pelican Point Inn aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove (1.4 mi) and Santa Cruz Wharf (1.5 mi), guests of Pelican Point Inn can easily experience some of Santa Cruz's most well known attractions.

The rooms offer a refrigerator and a kitchenette, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

While in Santa Cruz, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Pelican Point Hotel, including The Crow's Nest (0.5 mi), Linda's Seabreeze Cafe (0.9 mi), and Tramonti (0.9 mi).

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular monuments and statues such as To Honor Surfing Monument.

Pelican Point Inn puts the best of Santa Cruz at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Tyler B wrote a review Nov 2019
Lima, Peru36 contributions18 helpful votes
I don't know the cost because my sister booked the reservation. We got the key from a lock box. The inn certainly is well located. My daughter and I walked to a beach known as The Cove, which has a beautiful headlands and spraying surf. My daughter and I each had a bedroom. My biggest issue was the noise of the bathroom fan, which turned on every time you turned on the light. Plus, I could hear the television set in the unit next door.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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rebameyers wrote a review Dec 2016
Santa Cruz, California1 contribution
We recently got displaced from our home due to a flood and I was able to choose the Pelican Point Inn to stay at. The staff was wonderful, helpful and very attentive to our needs. Short walk to beach and lots of great places to eat within walking distance. They even accommodated my cat! Kudos!
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Date of stay: October 2016
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jonijett13 wrote a review Aug 2016
Auburn, California142 contributions47 helpful votes
We traveled to Santa Cruz last week and spent two nights at the Pelican Point Inn. I had read reviews and decided to call and make reservations. At the time I made reservations you had to call the property directly, now I think you can rent via Hotels.com, etc. Anyway their web site at the time stated that the season we were visiting the rate for the Studio was $139. That sounded good to me and when I called I was told the room would be $99.00 so I am thinking wow this is great. When we checked in the room charge was $155/night. I questioned the woman who checked us in and she said " I can't believe I would have said that". None the less we stayed. The Studio is very clean, King bed, two burner stove, full size refrigerator, nice bathroom and a loveseat. The TV was on a stand opposite the bed so if you wanted to watch anything you had to sit on the bed, or turn the position of the TV around so you could sit on the love seat and watch with your neck turned to a hard left. Our unit was facing East Cliff Drive and we were worried the it would be noisy for sleeping but that was not a problem at all. It is very close to two great restaurants, Star Bene, and Lago de Como. There is also a coffee shop very close called the Windmill for pastries and coffee. All in all we had a good trip but probably would not stay in a studio unit again.
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Upstairs maybe, or a unit not facing East Cliff Drive.
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158frederickb wrote a review May 2016
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This is a beautiful spot, close to the beaches,. They have just renovated the rooms. It has a nice kitchenette, well furnished and convenient. It is family owned, people are friendly and helpful. Santa Cruz is an expensive place to stay, and the Pelican Inn is more reasonable. The beds are comfortable. There is a separate bedroom, so its a good place to come with children. There are comfortable chairs to sit in. If you want a place to stay for a while, you can settle in. There is no pool - but, hey - there's an ocean within walking distance!
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Date of stay: April 2016
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Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: I think any room would be good. They are all the same.
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ClassicaItaly wrote a review Nov 2015
Sacramento, California14 contributions4 helpful votes
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 of the studio. All beds were very comfortable. Two points to consider, there was no table on which to sit and eat meals and the road noise was very noticeable. I believe updates to the facility are ongoing. The price was reasonable in the month of September. We loved that we were one block from the Twin Lakes State Beach, a beautiful location and many restaurants as well Starbucks are within walking distance.
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Date of stay: September 2015
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Just be aware the road noise is quite loud as this motel is on a major road.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pelican Point Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Pelican Point Inn?
Nearby attractions include Pleasure Point Beach (0.7 miles), Santa Cruz Harbor Beach (0.5 miles), and Twin Lakes State Beach (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Pelican Point Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Is parking available at Pelican Point Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pelican Point Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Harbor Cafe, The Crow's Nest, and Johnny's Harborside.
Are pets allowed at Pelican Point Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.