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Aberdeen, South Dakota
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Location was great. We were there for 5 nights on a honeymoon. We bought the suite. The suite was very small and extremely over priced. The staff was friendly and helpful, but even if the price that we paid was cut in half, I would not go back. Granted we were there during spring break, when the rates are highest,...

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Congratulations on your nuptials and thank you for having chosen the Pelican Hotel for your honeymoon. March is quite electrifying in South Beach as your dates not only fell during Spring Break but Ultra Music Festival and Winter Conference! Every one of the 29 rooms is completely different from the other. All have been daringly and wittily designed by the...

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Dear Tripadvisor and patrons, We stayed at the Pelican in May and had a great experience! The staff was great, a good value, and the hotel a cool vibe! I remember a particular staff member who said he was from Argentina (Carlos) who was exceptional and he spent a lot of time explaining some of the history of the hotel...

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Reviewed 26 July 2013

I have heard excellent things about Miami Beach so I booked a trip for my girlfriend and I this past week. Before we left I was concerned because it had been nothing but rain the whole last week. Sure enough we arrived in Miami around 11am Thursday to a monsoon but we did not care we were finally on vacation....

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Reviewed 23 July 2013

Me and a few friends stayed here during the period of the big miami heat parade. Its right in the middle of all the action on ocean drive and is walking distance to most of the places you want to go. Its opposite the beach and there's a workout section for pull-ups and dips right in front of the hotel....

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Olive Branch, Mississippi, United States
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My brother and i stayed at the Pelican. it was right off the beach needless to say great location. however, the staff really made it a great place to stay. the rooms were nice a bit small but cool. Each room was themed. that was cool to but the staff really made the place shine.

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Austin
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Lets list the hard facts that made The Pelican the BEST choice for our lodging while in Miami: *FREE ALCOHOLIC HAPPY HOUR FROM 4-6pm. Yes. That's AS MANY DRINKS that you would like from these hours as a hotel guest. Just a heads up, once you START getting their yummy mojitos, you won't be able to stop. (Ask for them...

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Stayed here before travelling transatlantic on a cruise, so we had 3 days in the hotel prior to leaving, great hotel, and enjoyable stay, would stay there again, the happy hour for guests is great. looking forward to the next time, the staff are so friendly and helpful. take advantage of the free beach area and central location on miami...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 11 July 2013

There are so many perks about this hotel that I don't know where to begin! Before I do, I must point out to you that my stay here almost didn't happen because the mother of my travel companion fell very ill shortly before our trip. Since we had purchased my stay on Hotwire, without trip insurance, there wasn't a lot...

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Salem, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 July 2013

The two of us friends shared a twin room. It was small but adequate for space. The bathroom was big but sink, mirror, everything was in the room which made getting ready tricky. Also, bathroom not ventilated so made getting ready much more sticky! The AC in the room was nice and cold. The fridge and water was a nice...

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Mount Vernon, Illinois
Reviewed 6 July 2013

We stayed in the Viva Las Vegas room, and really enjoyed our stay. The hotel was clean, the rooms were fun but small, and the lobby was not air conditioned. We love the character and charm of this art deco district hotel! The staff were very friendly, helpful, and went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. We would...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A toy-hotel decorated with taste and no compromises, playing around different styles, recycled furniture and objects in an exquisite design and contemporary flair. At the Pelican, you see dining rooms from the 40's, refrigerator's from the 30's, sideboards stolen from a whorehouse, schools and churches for a paramount visual result, emphasizing the trends of the underground culture, movies (John Waters, Pedro Almodovar) and Disney cartoons. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pelican Hotel

Address: 826 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Region: United States > Florida > Miami Beach
Price Range: €149 - €495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pelican Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Pelican Hotel Miami Beach
Pelican Miami Beach
Hotel Style:
#14 Family Hotel in Miami Beach
#16 Romantic Hotel in Miami Beach
#22 Business Hotel in Miami Beach
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