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4.6 out of 5

"From the moment we arrived to checked-in, we were greeted with professionalism and outstanding customer service from Chris. He made us feel comfortab ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sat 14 Jul 2018

Hotel Description

3-star beach hotel near San Simeon State Park

Steps from the beach

With a stay at this well-placed hotel, you'll be half a mile (1 km) from Moonstone Beach Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of San Simeon State Park. Also, Leffingwell Landing is within half a mile (1 km) and Fiscalini Ranch Preserve is within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

Fireplaces, free WiFi

Boasting fireplaces, the 48 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LED TVs. Refrigerators, microwaves, and premium bedding are also available.

Traditional Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$136* Per night/room Dec 15 - Dec 16

Suite, 1 King Bed, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Patio, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Pelican Inn & Suites ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Pelican Inn & Suites

Everyone (6) Couples (2) Family (1)
5 out of 5
We enjoyed the room and bed was wonderful. Was surprised there was no air conditioner though. Weather did cool later for sleeping. But that will be a consideration next time we come that way.

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 28, 2019 by GM

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Pelican Inn & Suites. We hope you will come back and visit us soon.

4 out of 5
It's everything you'd want from a stay on Moonstone Dr. It's literally across the street from the wooden walkway along the ridge overlooking the beach, and there are easy stairs down to the beach. The hotel is well-landscaped, the room was indeed a suite, and a nice little balcony where two can sit and watch the sunset. Buffet breakfast was slightly above average, and certainly acceptable. Small critique is that water pressure fluctuated while showering, and we had a few momentary bouts of cold water. But it's a minor issue.

Posted by on Sep 23, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 29, 2019 by GM

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Pelican Inn & Suites. We hope you will come back and visit us soon.

5 out of 5
From the moment we arrived to checked-in, we were greeted with professionalism and outstanding customer service from Chris. He made us feel comfortable from the first hand shake to handing us our keys and cookies. The landscaping of the grounds was beautiful and the rooms very clean and comfortable. The view and proximity to the beach and boardwalk can't be beat. The breakfast was absolutely delicious and the staff were warm and welcoming. We will definitely stay here again and recommend the Pelican Inn and Suites to our friends and family.

Posted by on Jul 14, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 15, 2018 by GM

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Pelican Inn & Suites. We hope you will come back and visit us soon.

5 out of 5

Great Location

A Friendly staff and comfortable bed helped make for a nice stay. The walkway is right across the there are two really good restaurants within walking distance. The Free buffet breakfast was also nice.

Posted by , from miami Florida on May 30, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 30, 2018 by GM

Hi There, Thank you so much for the GREAT Review. We hope to see you again at The Pelican Inn

5 out of 5
Impeccable in every way, even better than anticipated. I will return.

Posted by , from salinas, ca on May 24, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 24, 2018 by GM

Hi There... Thank you so much for your GREAT Review. Hurry back soon!

4 out of 5

Beautiful beach view

Ideally located right across from beach - which has a really great boardwalk - we loved walking daily. Great Breakfast. Thin walls, could hear neighbors, bathrooms/showers need updating. Close to Hearst Castle, plenty to see do in Caycous, Morro Bay and especially San Luis Obispo. Staff was wonderful.

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017

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2 out of 5

No not again

My first impression was ok to good. The room looked clean and well appointed but quickly changed when I realized there is no air conditioning. There is a lovely fireplace in the room but no air conditioning. Staff said open the window it will cool off tonight. This is true but the screens weren't secure and if you want it cool you have zero privacy. The toilet also wouldn't flush and since it was a Sunday so it wasn't fixed. So I can't recommend it.

Posted by , from N on Jun 20, 2017

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5 out of 5

Close to the beach, close to Hearst Castle

Pros: Location, style, convenience and cleanliness.
Location: The town of Cambria is darling although we were only able to have burgers and beers at the Cambria Pub and Steakhouse. Hearst Castle is about 10 min.
We only stayed one night, but wished we had more time. Hotel room was modern and well designed. Room was quiet and bed was comfortable. Loved the decor. The breakfast was great, with eggs, waffles, fruits etc. which we love due to convenience and it allows us a chance to start our day happy! The evening wine/cheese offering was a nice touch. This is located a very short drive to the Hearst Castle, which was our main purpose for the trip. We took a walk along the wood boardwalk along the beach which was directly across the road...oh...and free parking!

Posted by , from Pipersville, PA on Dec 10, 2015

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5 out of 5

Heaven!!

Pros: Comfortable clean room, excellent breakfast and other amenities.
Cons: Should have more rooms with an ocean view.
Location: Same as above
My favorite hotel of all whenever I need to relax, I know that Katherine and Christina (front desk) will do their best to accommidate me. This is paradise, all staff employees do their best to spoil you which is exactly what I am seeking when I take a needed vacation. Romantic..., long quiet walks, beautiful ocean views, peaceful solitude. Beds are comfortable, yummy ample breakfast. What more could someone ask for? This is where I go to reflect on my life. Prior to good times or bad, that I know I must deal with each one. I come back refreshed with positive energy.

Posted by , from Tarzana, CA on Oct 26, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 12, 2015 by James Davison-General Manager

We are happy the Pelican Inn & Suites is your favorite hotel when you need to relax. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon. James Davison General Manager

5 out of 5

Favorite Places

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
We love staying at the Pelican Inn. We always have an ocean view in the second building which faces the parking lot and ocean. We even have our own resident sea gull that visits us at the wine tasting hour. The breakfasts are good, the wine and cheese tasting fantastic, and the late night desserts yummy. The rooms are large and very comfortable. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Posted by , from Southern California on Dec 23, 2011

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Property Features

Pelican Inn & Suites offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Free breakfast is served daily. The business-friendly Pelican Inn & Suites also features gift shops/newsstands, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Cambria hotel is smoke free.

  • 48 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional) (62.3 km / 38.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Pelican Inn & Suites offers 48 accommodations with fireplaces and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Cambria hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Fireplace
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.00 per night.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Number of children who can stay free - 3

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Pelican Cambria
  • Pelican Inn
  • Pelican Inn Cambria
  • Pelican Hotel Cambria
  • Pelican Inn And Suites
  • Pelican Inn & Suites Hotel
  • Pelican Inn & Suites Cambria
  • Pelican Inn & Suites Hotel Cambria
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