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Pelican Cove Inn

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We are located 2 blocks from the beach and easy walking distance to several restaurants in the Carlsbad village area. Take a break and relax at the Pelican Cove Inn!
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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77Somewhat walkable
Grade: 77 out of 100
117Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
29Attractionswithin 0,5 km
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All reviews two blocks laguna room rooftop deck carlsbad village b bs beach chairs breakfasts were great la jolla warm hospitality boogie boards ceiling fan breakfast each morning san marcos perfect location five nights within easy walking distance spent nights
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I actually reset my TripAdivsor password just so I could write this review (I haven't touched this account in years). That's how motivated I am by my experience to write this review. We always stay at hotels, and I am so happy we didn't this...More

Thank Lifschitz
Response from pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for spending your birthday celebration with us. I so appreciate you taking the time to do a review for us. I certainly hope we see you again!! :) Nancy

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I spent 2 nights at Pelican Cove, and highly recommend it. There are several rooms, of varying sizes, so various groups could be accommodated. The host is very friendly and helpful. She had lots of suggestions for us re activities, shopping and...More

Thank Vickie B
Response from pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove InnResponded 3 October 2018

So very glad that you and your daughter enjoyed your stay. Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us. Hope to see you again!!

Reviewed 9 September 2018

We are so glad that we chose Pelican Cove Inn to celebrate our anniversary during a long weekend! Nancy was a wonderful host. She was so in tune with her guests and seemed to know when to chat and when to give privacy. She made...More

Thank Danielle G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This was a pleasant surprise.... the room was quaint and comfortable. There was a lovely upper deck that provided a nice area to enjoy a glass of wine in the cool Pacific breeze. It wasn't a "full on" view of the ocean - but enough...More

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Response from pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove InnResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us. It is greatly appreciated! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again if you are in the area! :)

Reviewed 13 August 2018

This B&B is lovely! As with other posts, Nancy was always upbeat and helpful and her breakfasts in the lovely garden were very tasty. We had two hours to arrive at which she would serve us breakfast, unlike other B&Bs where you must all be...More

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Response from pelicancoveinn, Owner at Pelican Cove InnResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us. It is greatly appreciated! We hope to see you again and will ask mother nature for a little cooler weather!!

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6 February 2017|
Response from pelicancoveinn | Property representative |
Hello! Check in is anytime after 3:00. If you are in the area earlier, feel free to stop in. If the room is ready early you are certainly welcome to it. :)
16 September 2016|
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Response from Iluvgoodstuff | Reviewed this property |
Who wants to cook on vacation! But for maybe cold cuts and bread or leftovers, they actually have a common refrigerator detached from the rooms in an alcove nearby.
Room Tips
"We stayed on a ground-level room by the front and we just heard the sound of the ocean not too far off."
4 weeks ago
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"Newport and Carlsbad rooms are upstairs. There did appear to be two or more rooms on ground level."
13 Aug 2018
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"second floor is the best but not handicap accessible"
02 Apr 2018
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"If not used to feather beds, ask to have it removed--can be lumpy!"
26 Mar 2018
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US$125 - US$268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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