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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Looks just like the pictures: clean, spacious, well kept. You really can't beat the value for the quality and location. Unfortunately we were here during massive rainstorms so big sur was closed. We decided we will come back and stay at the Pelican again we had such a great experience. As a bonus - breakfast was included and was excellent.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for our anniversary. Chose the king suite ocean view. We planned on one night and ended up staying 3. Awesome view and right on the waterfront. This is a quiet and quaint little place. Cristina at front desk was wonderful with any requests we had. She was super friendly and very accommodating. Martha in housekeeping was also helpful with...

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Salinas, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great rooms with fireplaces. Staff very helpful, and check in was quick. Had an ocean view; perfect weather. Was able to sit on the balcony facing the ocean with a glass of wine and relax. Perfect place for a quick weekend getaway. Breakfast was excellent with wide selection of eggs, ham, quiche, fruit, etc. Breakfast was included, and always stocked.

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Thank Jerry D
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Hi Jerry Thank you so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites a review. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay here with us. Yes, being ocean side sure is a treat! I enjoy it every day. Thanks again and we look forward to your next visit! Kind Regards, June K General...

Fresno, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time staying at the Pelican Inn & Suites. We were pleasantly surprised. Very beautiful room w/ living room area. Balcony looking out onto the ocean,....heaven!! The complimentary breakfast is amazing,....bacon, eggs, biscuits, gravy, hashbrowns, cooked oatmeal, cereal, coffee, orange juice and cranberry juice. This ain't your usual continental breakfast. Served from 7:00 to 10:00, just a...

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Thanks so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites a review. I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay here with us. Yes, being ocean side sure is a treat! I enjoy it every day. We like that our guest wake up to the breakfast they feel at home with. Thanks again and...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned to come on my birthday, Feb. 6, but the prediction was for steady rain, so we changed the reservation for a few days later. That was done with no problem. When we arrived, we were greeted by a very friendly desk clerk who gave us dinner information and offered us cookies. The buildings are charming and our...

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Thanks so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites a review. I am delighted to see that you decided to spend your special day with us here on Moonstone beach. We love our beautiful Succulent garden next to the back drop of the ocean view. We look forward to having you back. Kind Regards, June...

Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, just across the street from the ocean..Nice boardwalk. Nice room with fireplace and comfortable beds. Grounds are beautifully landscaped with succulents and flowering plants. Helpful desk staff, tasty hot breakfast.

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Thank you for taking the time to share your amazing memories. I have to agree, those Crashing waves and beautiful succulents are tranquil. Our team at Pelican are always here to make sure you have a lasting memory. We look forward to your next visit.

Clovis, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first I was concerned that this hotel was right on a main road, but the noise was never an issue. We had a ocean view room on the bottom floor - we could walk out of the sliding door, cross the street and be on the beach. There's a heated pool and spa, but we did not take advantage...

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Thank you for your kind words regarding Pelican, from our delightful staff to the amazing breakfast. The nicely appointed rooms and fireplaces can't be beat. So happy to hear it was a memorial stay, we look forward to having you back.

Shingletown Ca.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here 2 years ago. We got an ocean view suite both times. We really enjoy staying here and will return again in the future. Beds are comfortable rooms are clean and property is well maintained.

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Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and your loyalty to Pelican. Our team makes every effort to make each guest wanting to come back. I agree the beds are amazing and the views. Wow our beautiful succulent garden to the roar of the ocean. Again, Thank you for the wonderful comments, see you soon!

San Jose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon check in, we asked about upgrading to a higher priced ocean view room. Judy gave us an excellent check-in experience and gave us the cyber Monday pricing that we had originally recd. to book a smaller, less expensive room, plus another $10 per night off. She rocked!! We are sticklers for lighting in hotels and our room had the...

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Thanks so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites such a great review, Judy is a Superstar when it comes to our valued Guest! It makes me happy knowing that our hotel and hotel staff made your stay with us so memorable. We also appreciate the comments regarding our landscape. We look forward to your...

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

My husband and I have stayed in Cambria many times and have tried several of the motels and inns along Moonstone Beach Drive. Our favorite, by far, is Pelican Inn and Suites. The first time we stayed there was many years ago when Pelican Suites first opened. We've seen a few changes, including the annexation of the property next door,...

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am pleased to see that overall your most recent stay with us went well and that you enjoyed your room. I apologize for the late room service, but hope that you were still able to enjoy the fireplace and sitting area. We miss the wine and cheese too,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $215 - $424 (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:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cambria
#4 Family Hotel in Cambria
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cambria
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“Make reservations early. The Cambria coast is very popular. Early reservations will probably insure a ocean facing room and balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 266jerryd, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with a balcony or patio face the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles DJAllison, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view definitely worth the upgrade.”
 of 5 bubbles travelfan1961, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“corner suite on second floor has best view”
  • room is big
  • view from balcony
 of 5 bubbles willd653, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View Rooms!”
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 of 5 bubbles arc2010, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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