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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic location, at a good price. Rooms are pretty small but adequate but no hanging wardrobes. Lovely place for a basic, economical break to chill. Could do with a bar and it would be perfect! Free use of kayaks and canoe.

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Orange Park, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Everywhere you turn there is a spot to relax with a view. Really enjoyed watching a movie with my daughter in the gazebo at sun down, the breakfast is light and fast so you can start your day (muffins??). The private beach and docks have places to relax in every corner and you will not disturb anyone. Wonderful place to...

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ThePelicanKeyLargo, General Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

What a wonderful review! Thank you so much for the kind words. We're so happy to hear that you found The Pelican to be as chill and relaxing as we do! We look forward to welcoming you back very soon for many years to come! As always, thank you for choosing The Pelican!

edinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Third trip back here absolutely love it , chilled laid back and relaxing . Cute cottage , very clean and a big comfy bed . You won't be disappointed unless your a Marriott resort type person then don't book ! See you all soon 👍

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ThePelicanKeyLargo, General Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

We absolutely LOVE to hear from our repeat guests! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and letting the rest of the world know what you have already figured out, The Pelican has it all! We look very forward to welcoming you back for many more memories to come!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Pelikan in Key largo on February 2017. The place is nice, near the sea. But people are not nice and not helpful. The sleeping sofa was not confortable at all. It was difficult to sleep. The breakfast was not very good.

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ThePelicanKeyLargo, General Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Greetings and thank you for your review. Honest feedback from our guests is what we need to put our best foot forward. We are troubled to learn that you experienced an issue with any of our staff member's. We would like to hear more on this subject if you have the opportunity to send us an email or phone call...

Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights early Feb in small room just behind office.The room was adequate..telly/fridge/microwave and bed comfy and wonderful outside small patio to sit and watch birds/lizards/squirrels. Breakfast..juice/coffee /toast/pastries. SO.. pretty basic but very clean bearing in mind the old buildings BUT the location was just fantastic.Sitting by the beach with 3 wooden docks. Plenty of chairs/loungers. We...

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ThePelicanKeyLargo, General Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

What a wonderful review! We would have loved for you to have stayed longer! We think that the Pelican is the perfect spot to relax and chill and take a break from reality! Whether it's lounging beach side in one of our hammocks or hanging out on one of our docks watching the sunset over the Florida Bay, the Pelican...

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These cottages are like the typical Keys atmosphere. Very beachy and rustic The staff are very helpful. There is a small beach area and free kayaking Our room had a full kitchen. Appliances are ready for updating but still got the job done. Some of the cottages have a view of the water.

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ThePelicanKeyLargo, General Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

We love being quaint! Our property offers many different options from small economy type rooms all the way to multi-room, spacious waterfront suites. We are continually updating our property and that includes the appliances. We thank you for taking the time for the review and we're looking forward to seeing you soon!

Port Perry, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a Canadian and visiting friends in Florida. I have always wanted to see the Keys so researched various hotels/motels etc along the Keys. I was looking for quaint, homey and clean and this is exactly what we got! As soon as we pulled in the drive i knew it was just perfect. It is immediately off the road...

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ThePelicanKeyLargo, General Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear that we were able to deliver exactly what you needed. Thank you for the review and we hope to welcome you back on your next visit to beautiful Key Largo!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our stay at The Pelican!! The staff was friendly and helpful. Our rooms were very clean and comfortable. This quiet and quaint resort has captured the charm of old Florida! The cottages and rooms are nestled among beautiful shade trees and lush tropical foilage. Their private beach has lots of cozy seating with tables, umbrellas and tiki huts and...

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ThePelicanKeyLargo, General Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

We certainly loved having you guys here! Thank you so much for the awesome review and kind words about The Pelican! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much! We feel that The Pelican offers an authentic Keys experience that is the perfect recipe for rest and relaxation! We are looking forward to...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for just one night as a “stop over” on our way back from Key West to Fort Lauderdale and wish we had stayed longer. The rooms are very basic and not somewhere you would want to spend a lot of time in but then again you don’t go down to the Keys to stay in your room...

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ThePelicanKeyLargo, General Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! While we are not fancy, shiny or new we do make every effort to provide a nice, clean, relaxing atmosphere for our guests! Hopefully you were able to enjoy our free kayaks and take advantage of our complimentary breakfast. We hope to welcome you back very soon!

Greenville, IL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not the ritz, but it's a cute place with old keys feel. This was our second time staying here within the past year. Could use some updates, but overall it's a decent deal considering what others in the area charge. Has a nice beach area. Has a breakfast area were a couple resident squirrels like to come visit you...

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ThePelicanKeyLargo, General Manager at The Pelican, responded to this review

We're certainly not the Ritz but then again we don't aspire to be either. We make every attempt to offer clean comfortable affordable accommodations for our guests in a beautiful tropical location that is convenient to everything that Key Largo has to offer. We're happy that you found the value in staying with us and we look forward seeing you...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All 32 of The Pelican's clean and quiet cottage rooms offer different options for relaxing and enjoying all that the Florida Keys has to offer. From experiencing the unique, laid-back bayfront atmosphere, to trying your hand at world-class sportfishing, diving and snorkeling , you are sure to find an activity that suits your tastes. And if that sounds too active, head to our small bayfront beach, where you can enjoy glorious sunsets, gentle breezes, a nap in a hammock or watch manatees and dolphins play. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pelican

Address: 99340 Overseas Hwy, Mile Marker 99.3, Key Largo, FL 33037-2435 (Formerly Hungry Pelican Motel)
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo
Price Range: $166 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Pelican 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Away from the main road. The road noise is significant.”
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“any of the rooms would be fine.. ours was near the road and it was quiet”
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