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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for the past 2 nights with my Mom and baby as a Christmas present. What a perfect place. We had a one bedroom suite, which included 2 queen beds, a pullout couch, 2 tvs, kitchenette, balcony with a view of the ocean and sunset, and 2 fireplaces!! Absolutely wonderful. You could hear the ocean from the room at...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took the wife here for a night in December 2016. This is one of the many remodeled hotel/motel establishments in Cambria. Honestly, it was kind of difficult to pick one of them and I'm really glad we ended up here. The other issue we had was that neither phone had decent service to book a room so keep trying don't...

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Templeton, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the most Beautiful Room with Ocean View, Fireplace, Great Amenities. The Staff were all wonderful, helpful and professional. Analy, Martha, June, Lauren and the rest of the staff were so friendly and welcoming and accommodating. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Very Romantic and can't beat the view! Thank You!

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I and our 3 month old son stayed in an Ocean View Room with Patio for four nights over Christmas day weekend. It seems like 80% of the hotels along Moonstone Drive is snatched up by Cambria Inns or Pacifica Hotels and Pelican Inn & Suites (formerly Pelican Cove Inn) is no exception. It rained all day...

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed account of your recent stay here with us. Thank you also, for letting us know about the issues in your room. You'll be happy to know we have plans in the works to get all of those minor things taken care of. I am sure that by your next...

Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing rooms with amazing view! Breakfast is great and the staff is very friendly. The pool and hot tub are a great bonus, and it is a relaxing place to come to after a long day of travelling. Feels like home.

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

I am so pleased to see that Pelican Inn and Suites was able to be your home away from home while you were here! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here with us and with the world! Yes, the views are excellent. Being across the street from Moonstone Beach really helps! We look forward to your...

Newbury Park, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Pelican Inn over the Christmas holiday for four days. We've been going to Cambria for the last 15 years and the Pelican Inn is my favorite place to stay. The rooms are well kept, the bed is comfy with lots of down pillows and a down comforter. They provide plenty of extra blankets too. The ocean...

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

Hi There Nancy, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites such a great review! I am happy to know that our hotel continues to meet your expectations and that you keep coming back! That is what I like to see. We do have a great, breakfast, I agree! Yes, Cambria is so...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful, quiet location, just across the road from the cliff top board walk and steps down to the beach. Fantastic location for visiting the wineries or the beach towns or the elephant seals, lighthouse or Hearst Castle. Great for wildlife watching too. Never tire of watching Pelicans plunging into the sea! The rooms are lovely, clean and spacious...

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

Hi There Julia, Thank you for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites such a kind review. I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your recent stay here with us. Yes, I also enjoy watching the pelicans dive into the ocean. I wish I could do that! We do have a plentiful breakfast. I am...

Upland, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room 412 has a full ocean view but the fireplace pilot light keeps going out so fireplace does not work until maintenance comes to relight. We have been here one day and had to call for a re-light 3 times already. It is a cold rainy day and we are waiting to have the pilot light relit to help dry...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience here with us. I am sorry to see that you had so many issues with your fireplace. I hope that by the end of your visit we got your fireplace issues fixed. I will be sure to inform my maintenance department and share this with the rest of the...

Ventura, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in one of the best room available. In good shape, very quiet and clean. Room was as close to the ocean as possible with a great view right out our window maybe 35 yards from the waves. Gas fireplace in the room that would run you out if left on to long so being cool was not an option....

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Yes, we do have a great breakfast! I agree! And yes, our grounds are gorgeous. I look forward to seeing our succulents bloom after this rain passes through. You'll have to come back! Thank...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous spacious room right across the beach. Nice fireplace, Jacuzzi tub and comfortable beds. They even had a small gift for us when we checked in since it was Christmas eve. The hot breakfast was awesome too. I highly recommend this place, frankly not sure why its not ranked first !

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave The Pelican Inn and Suites on Moonstone Beach such a kind review! I am happy to see that you had a nice time during your recent stay and that you enjoyed your little gift! Yes, I agree, we have a great breakfast and those fireplace such keep it cozy in the...

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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 )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: €143 - €296 (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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“corner suite on second floor has best view”
  • view from balcony
  • room is big
 of 5 bubbles willd653, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View Rooms!”
  • Sunset from Balcony
  • Sunset from Room
 of 5 bubbles arc2010, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bring a bottle of wine and enjoy it at the patio.”
  • On a rainy December morning.
  • Gorgeous day after the storm.
  • Lush garden replaced by drought tolerant plants.
  • Sunset.
  • Ocean view king with patio room.
  • Bring a bottle of wine, or two, and enjoy it at the patio.
 of 5 bubbles oo63, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose ocean view rooms to get best experience”
 of 5 bubbles Elior127, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Building furthest from the reception are nearest to the spa. Probably quieter than those nearer to the pool at peak times.”
  • view from car park of third building, near to spa/hot tub.
 of 5 bubbles julia384, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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