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Pelican Bay Hotel

Sea Horse Road at Port Lucaya, Freeport Grand Bahama Island
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#2 of 15 hotels in Freeport
Travellers' Choice
As Grand Bahama Island's most hospitable hotel, the Pelican Bay is a joyful mix of colorful Bahamian architecture and the finest guest service in the Caribbean. Unique waterside rooms and waterside state rooms enfold you in comfort, while offering special guest touches. Renowned standards of hospitality and attention to guest happiness assure you of a memorable stay in the Bahamas.Part of the Pelican Bay experience is located within steps of your room. In addition to our waterfront Sabor Restaurant and Bar, more than 30 restaurants, bars, shops, live entertainment, the Dolphin Experience, scuba diving, snorkeling, and deep-sea fishing trips are a short stroll away.Immediately across the street are two miles of white sand beach, a full service spa, four "Grand Slam" surface tennis courts and a casino. All this is the happy Pelican Bay experience, one you will remember with fondness.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Bar / lounge
Business Centre with Internet Access
Paid wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mendy G wrote a review Jul 2021
Miami, Florida732 contributions62 helpful votes
Stayed here during my birthday and had a nice stay. Considering the island suffered damages from Hurricane Dorian two years ago and repairs are still being done, the hotel, the grounds and staff are amazing. There are restaurants and shops in walking distance and a restaurant and bar on the resort grounds. The only negative thing is that the hot water in the shower takes about 10-15 minutes to heat up. Other than that our stay was perfect.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Anthony H wrote a review Jan 2021
Gold Coast, Australia332 contributions110 helpful votes
Stayed for 3 weeks. The staff were excellent even during this tough times. They were always friendly. Rooms were very clean. Had great stay. The food was also good. The prices were reasonable. I recommend staying here. It’s close to some nice beach’s and a very safe area
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Tiahjah Smith wrote a review Jul 2020
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island2 contributions
I am a local here who visited Bones Bar last night at this hotel and while in the pool, someone stole my shoes. I reported the matter to the hotel’s security and management who were both very nonchalant and refused to assist me in reviewing the cameras to see who stole my shoes. Security made me aware that it is common for people to steal others properties at that particular bar. I then had to go to the nearest police station barefoot to report this incident that took place on the hotel’s property.This hotel needs better security and a more friendlier staff!!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Barry S wrote a review Mar 2020
Sunrise, Florida, United States2 contributions1 helpful vote
I stayed at Pelican Bay for a few days and enjoyed the experience very much. I am a travel agent, so i do have a fair amount of experience with hotels and this one exceeded expectations. The entire front desk staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. All of the employees around the property were also top notch. The rooms and the property were both immaculate and everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. I would highly recommend the property and would very much like to stay there again.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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MaSto63925 wrote a review Mar 2020
Boston, Massachusetts3 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed at Pelican for 3 nights. We were upgraded to a beautiful suite overlooking the bay. The suite was very spacious, and immaculate. There was plenty of space if you're traveling with friends or family to entertain. It had a wet bar, refrigerator, microwave, Nespresso machine, and dishes and glassware. The king size bed was very comfortable, and the bathroom was spacious, with plenty of room for toiletries. We took the Balearia ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport. It was a comfortable ride, but when we were to return to Fort Lauderdale, the ferry was canceled due to windy weather. It makes one trip a day, and doesn't run every day. I got the notification the afternoon before, but didn't see it until 5:30pm, because we were at the beach. We went to the front desk for assistance, and Kimberly Russell and Racquell Harvey were working, and they made arrangements for us to get home the following day. We would have been delayed for a few more days if it weren't for their help. They both were very accommodating and knowledgeable, and always very pleasant and friendly. I would definitely return to the Pelican for their excellent customer service. All the staff are very friendly, always smiling, and the hotel is gorgeous! The food at Sabor is delicious, and it's convenient to the Marketplace.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: Suites overlooking the bay
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US$173 - US$254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pelican Bay Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Pelican Bay Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Count Basie Square (0.3 km), Leo's Art Gallery (0.3 km), and Neptune's Cocktail Lounge (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pelican Bay Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Pelican Bay Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Pelican Bay Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Pelican Bay Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pelican Bay Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Daddy Brown’s Conch Stand, Flying Fish GastroBar, and Cappucino's Fine Italian Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pelican Bay Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Pelican Bay Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Pelican Bay Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Does Pelican Bay Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.