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Marina del Rey, California
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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We did not like our first room, because it had no balcony, and we noticed most of the other rooms had balconies. Another room was available with a full ocean view and a balcony. The weather was wet and cold for the first night. We did not sit on the balcony but enjoyed the full ocean view. The room was... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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149 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night in the "ocean view" king suite. Since our room was on the first floor, the view was limited, and our patio was uncovered with two chairs. Additionally, the room was noisy because children were stamping on our room from the above floor. So, I recommend you booking a second floor room for a better view and... More 

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Fresno, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great breakfast, room was spotless, AMAZING view! This was our second time visiting the hotel and we will surely be back. Absolutely loved the jetted tub in bathroom and seating area looking out directly to ocean. You will not be disappointed!

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Cumberland, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely perfect weekend. Room was charming and spotless. Breakfast had something for everyone and probably the best homefries we've had in a while. We had a great rate but I would pay a higher price to stay again.

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Thank RI-Traveler2016
Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi Traveler! Thank you for choosing The Pelican Inn and Suites to travel to! I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your recent stay here with us. I agree, we have a great breakfast! We look forward to your next visit with us and will be here for you then. Kind Regards, Lauren Y. Assistant General Manager More 

Seal Beach, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Through the years my husband and I have stayed at almost all of the hotels on Moonstone Beach. We recently tried the Pelican Inn and were extremely happy with everything about the hotel. The rooms are very clean, staff is amazing and the breakfast is outstanding, it is different everyday and not your average breakfast. I highly recommend The Pelican... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi There Suzie! I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your first time visit with us! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience here at The Pelican Inn and Suites with us and with the world! Yes, I agree, we have an above average breakfast. We look forward to your next visit and... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love staying here and listening to the ocean waves. Rooms are great, breakfast is nice and the ocean view from the front rooms are wonderful! It's within walking distance to two of our favorite seafood restaurants and the boardwalk is a great way to experience the sea.

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi Cyndy, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites such a kind review. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your time here with us. Yes, it sure is a treat being right here on Moonstone Beach! Thank you again and we look forward to your next visit! Kind Regards, Lauren... More 

California
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our short stay at the Pelican Inn. We were able to stay in one of the ocean front balcony rooms which I loved. The Room was very nice and also had a fireplace. You are so close to the ocean and just sitting on your balcony is so relaxing and breathtaking. We were welcomed by Lauren at the... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi There and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed the breathtaking views that some of our rooms offer! I agree, we have an excellent breakfast. I am sorry to see that you did not sleep well. We are not a pet friendly hotel,... More 

San Francisco
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74 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Pelican Inn for 3 nights at the beginning of November, 2016. We have stayed at this Inn on six previous occasions since 2013. We noticed during this stay that the high standards that keep us coming back have gone down. Most notably, the evening wine, cheese, and snacks that made the Pelican Inn... More 

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Management response:

General Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review, Nov 12, 2016 Dear Valued guest, Thank you for recognizing the outstanding service of our Two Seasoned Team Members. In addition, Thank you for bringing to my attention the condition of your suite, we take pride in all areas of service at the Pelican. I sincerely apologize we failed... More 

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18 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful hotel, with a perfect location. Friendly staff and tasty breakfast included. We had a Giant jacuzzi tub in our room, fireplace, comfortable bed! I forgot my house pillow and was bummed, but hotel pillows were actually comfy! Soothing decor and quiet and peaceful in the room. Grounds are gorgeous, parking was a little tight late at night but... More 

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Lauren Y, Manager at Pelican Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Hi Korina, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites such a great review! We are so pleased to see that you had such a nice stay during your most recent visit. I love that you posted a picture of our protea's. I just love them, and agree, we have such nice grounds.... More 

Bakersfield, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The suites are immaculate and well-appointed with a fireplace! The site itself is attractive and relaxing as it faces the ocean. Many fine restaurants are beachside and within easy walking distances. The breakfast buffet is a delight! The total staff is amazing, sincere, happy, and very caring! We will only stay at the Pelican Inn & Suites whenever in Cambria!

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Thanks so much for leaving The Pelican Inn and Suites such a great review! My staff and I are so happy that our hotel was able to be your perfect getaway spot for your recent vacation. I agree, we have a great breakfast! The central coast is so unique and has so many neat things to see, we look forward... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Be one with the sea at our coastal retreat, located just off scenic Highway 1, the gateway to Big Sur. Our Cambria vacation packages offer a variety of ways to simply let go and relax on the shores of Moonstone Beach. Indulge in pampering seaside accommodations with private terraces and spectacular ocean views and enjoy hot breakfast every morning, among other perks. Our hotel provides easy access to beautiful beaches, renowned wineries, exquisite eateries and even the legendary Hearst Castle, the inspiration behind the movie Citizen Kane. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pelican Inn & Suites

Address: 6316 Moonstone Beach Drive, Cambria, CA 93428-1806
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Cambria
Price Range: $220 - $475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pelican Inn & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Pelican Inn And Suites
Pelican Hotel Cambria
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#4 Family Hotel in Cambria
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try to get a ocean view room with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Quarterdeck, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a second floor room for an ocean view suite.”
 of 5 bubbles mramos8556, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Splurge for the full ocean view suite you will not be disappointed!”
 of 5 bubbles zannendom, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Really no need to pay extra for an ocean view. Rooms without a view had more privacy and the beach was just across the street . .”
 of 5 bubbles RI-Traveler2016, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Oceanview 2nd floor, you can leave the sliding door open through the night to hear ocean waves and smell the sea”
 of 5 bubbles Suzieqsays, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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