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Reviewed 16 October 2008

We never did stay at the Pelican Point motel in Santa Cruz itself, but the house they have in Aptos is just perfect if you are travelling with a larger group. We arrived with 4 adults and 1 baby for one of their 2-bedroom suites at the motel and realized this would not give us a lot of room. (Note:...

Thank Luttie
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2008

The room was very pleasant; it looked like it had been renovated recently and was very clean. There were good facilities in the room (including fridge, cooker, sink, coffee maker, tv, hairdryer). $159 + tax would normally be a little on the high side for this room but I gather Santa Cruz accommodation is pretty expensive so I think this...

Thank BananaK
Reviewed 23 August 2008

Had a great experience-great neighborhood - far enough away from the noise of downtown but close enough to take advantage of shopping and restaurants. Short walk to the beaches and breakfast and lunch spots. Reminded us of our favorite summers on Cape Cod. Hotel is small, very clean, and the proprietors are friendly and accomodating, and the price was better...

Thank jrmomny
Herndon, VA
Reviewed 4 August 2008

This place was just okay. On the plus side, the staff was very friendly, and the room was updated with granite and new floors. The bed was pretty comfortable, and we had clean towels and shampoo. However, this place was a tad pricey for such an old motel and is right on a busy stretch of road and therefore very...

Thank Oakchick77
Mill Valley
Reviewed 24 July 2008

I have never met a motel owner or operator more gracious and hospitable than Ann -- and the Twin Lakes beach a block away is a dream. We had a studio (#7) and the room was beautifully appointed -- clean, redone wood floors, tasteful granite surfaces, tiny but useable kitchenette, good feel, good shower, comfortable bed. Great taste. We got...

Thank Truelotus
Missoula, MT
Reviewed 11 June 2008

We stayed here our last night in California, and Pelican Point was one of our favorites. You drive into a pretty basic motel but then open the door to a beautiful suite (and they're all suites, it turns out). By far the nicest kitchen and bath of our trip. And we stayed at some pretty upscale places. We ended up...

2Thank MontanaKate
San Jose
Reviewed 20 April 2008

We stayed there for just one night. At first they put us in a suite (#10) with separate bedroom behind the office. It was a very odd layout and the noise from the office was clear as a bell. When we moved in (late afternoon) I went to put food in the fridge and it was fully stocked. Turns out...

5Thank 2Shorties
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 10 April 2008

The Pelican Point Inn was a very refreshing hotel experience in Santa Cruz. As Santa Cruz is one of my favorite places to visit, I've stayed at a few hotels and let's just say that Santa Cruz isn't know for it's hotels! Most are over priced and a bit on the grungy side. Not the Pelican Point Inn! It's super...

3Thank superd00per
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 April 2008

You pull up and it's a roadside inn, in the old school style. BUT: the rooms are remodeled with bamboo hardwood floors, kitchenettes with marble counter-tops, and very nice furniture and area rugs. The inn is one block from the Pacific Ocean (a beautiful public State Park Beach). The inn is incredibly clean, the the hosts show fantastic hospitiality. I...

1Thank gvollk
Reviewed 20 November 2007

Very good place. The rooms were very clean and look like they have recently been decorated. The staff were very nice and helpful.

2Thank adavidson2

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Pelican Point Inn

Address: 21345 E Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-4839
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $176 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Pelican Point Hotel Santa Cruz
Pelican Point Motel
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“Upstairs maybe, or a unit not facing East Cliff Drive.”
 of 5 bubbles jonijett13, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I think any room would be good. They are all the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 158frederickb, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Just be aware the road noise is quite loud as this motel is on a major road.”
 of 5 bubbles ClassicaItaly, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Depends on your needs. This is a small hotel with many different room configurations. All have a kitchen and private bath. The living areas face out on to the street. Ask Ann, she will do everything she can to suit your needs!”
 of 5 bubbles KathleenG667, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Suites 1 and 2 were good.”
 of 5 bubbles bkeith, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
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