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Savannah, Georgia
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Even though we were only able to spend one night, The Resort at Pelican Hill is on our comeback list. Very friendly staff (which really makes a difference), a clearly well maintained physical facility and a setting that deserves more than a passing look, it is one of the best we have been fortunate to stay at.

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredible resort with something for everyone. We visited for a birthday celebration and we were not disappointed. We stayed in a bungalow with both an ocean and golf view. The beautiful room was very large with a fireplace, a sitting area and a private balcony. There are two golf courses. Both are well-manicured and many holes have views of the...

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Parker, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying here for a company retreat in February. The staff was professional and accommodating. I spent a couple rainy days in the spa and thoroughly enjoyed all my treatments. This is a quiet spot that would be ideal for couples.

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Hawick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quite bowled over by hotel. Beautiful design inside and out with fabulous views over the golf course and sea. Had excellent lunch above the pool which was just spectacular. Terrific hotel shops - everything outstanding and couldn't be more impressive

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are hoping to come back this Spring! I adore this hotel-the rooms are the best part. I would of course love it was a little less expensive... but it is luxury :) The pool is great the grounds are beautiful and the ocean view is worth it!!!

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed here several times when visiting Southern CA- beautiful location with views of the ocean. The property is large and the pools are very beautiful. Our kids love this place. You can drive your car and park next to your residence. The pool is really nice, reminds me of Italy.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed another fantastic stay in a villa at Pelican Hill. While I am impressed with the service and the views, I still enjoy how quiet the area is. Whether it be during the day or night, it always feels peaceful. Leaving the large patio doors open offers a great breeze right off the ocean. Service is impecable while not being...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed a Pelican Hill several times of the past few years and it is always a wonderful experience. The Bungalows are some of the nicest rooms you can ever stay.. There are 2 gold course and a great spa. The entire staff can not be more helpful.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing - whether you talk about location, service or facilities. Regrettably I was here for business, so I didn't have an opportunity to take advantage of all the facilities or ample time to enjoy my accommodations (which were nothing short of amazing).

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a three bedroom villa for our family vacation in February. The villa exceeded all expectations. They are extremely spacious and luxurious. There was no comparison as the price we paid was the same as one room at the Ritz Carlton. Travelling with three kids ( two teens) as a family of five, this was the perfect size...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, The Resort at Pelican Hill(R) features: 128 two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with magnificent coastal views and an unparalleled array of appointments, immersing guests in the absolute finest of everything; 204 luxuriously appointed bungalow guest rooms and suites with private terraces; a rejuvenating Five-Star spa with a menu of the world's most celebrated therapies; world-class restaurants, including Andrea serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic "Coliseum Pool," one of the largest circular pools anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. A Five-Star, Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report; as Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Top Southern California Resort (2013 & 2012), Top U.S. Resort (2011), Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide (2012) and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2012); in Travel + Leisure's "Top 100" World's Best Hotels (2011 Readers' Poll), and with two courses ranked among Golf Digest's America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses (2011). ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Resort at Pelican Hill

Address: 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Beach, CA 92657-2008
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Newport Beach
Price Range: $741 - $2,417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Resort at Pelican Hill 5*
Number of rooms: 332
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Also Known As:
Pelican Hill Hotel Newport Beach
Hotel At Pelican Hill
At Pelican Hill Hotel
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#1 Business Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Newport Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Luxury Hotel in Newport Beach
#4 Spa Hotel in Newport Beach
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“No rooms in main building. Instead, rows of attached bungalows. Spend a little extra and get a room/bungalow with an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles tobyg275, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view is the only way to go”
 of 5 bubbles ChiTown69, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“take any of the 1 bedroom bungalow and you can not go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles 31brucef, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Villa is the perfect for a family vacation”
 of 5 bubbles carolhG3823HF, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the villas!”
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