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Overview of Pelican Beachfront Hotel

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On the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, beach yoga
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi

Pelican Beachfront Hotel

3 out of 5

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPlaya Esterillos Este1 min walk
    Popular LocationEsterillos Beach9 min drive
    Popular LocationBejuco Beach10 min drive
    AirportQuepos (XQP)42 min drive

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Junior Suite, 2 Bedrooms

  • 301 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Twin Beds

Superior Room, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Partial Ocean View

  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Superior Room, 1 Queen and 1 Twin Bed

  • 24 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

  • 24 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Room, 1 Queen and 1 Bunk Bed

  • 258 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

  • 215 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Esterillos Este

Located in Esterillos Este, Pelican Beachfront Hotel is on the Strip and on the beach. Esterillos Beach and Jaco Beach reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include El Miro and Neo Fauna. Explore all the area has to offer with hiking/biking trails, ziplining, and ecotours. Guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Playa Esterillos Este - 1 min walk
  • Esterillos Beach - 9 min drive
  • Bejuco Beach - 10 min drive
  • Judas Point - 16 min drive
  • Hermosa Beach - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 113 min drive


  • El Pelicano — 1 min walk
  • Selva — 4 min drive
  • El Chiringuito — 4 min drive
  • Havah's — 4 min drive
  • Iglesia de Bejuco — 6 min drive

About this property

Pelican Beachfront Hotel

Beachside hotel to enjoy 2 outdoor swimming pools and sand beach
Spend the day on Pelican Beachfront Hotel's beach or relax by one of the hotel's 2 outdoor swimming pools. All 15 rooms offer free WiFi, ceiling fans, and safes. Showers and free toiletries are also available to guests.
Pelican Beachfront Hotel offers 15 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary toiletries. This Esterillos Este hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.
2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

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

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 8 AM–11 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Beach yoga
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower


  • Safe

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



Check-in from 2 PM - noon
Minimum check-in age - 20


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed in October.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 15 per stay
Dogs only
2 per room (up to 64 lbs)
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: USD 15 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Hotel Pelicano Esterillos Este
Pelicano Esterillos Este
Pelican Beachfront Hotel Esterillos Este
Pelican Beachfront Esterillos Este
Pelican Beachfront
Pelican Beachfront Hotel Hotel
Pelican Beachfront Hotel Esterillos Este
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Pelican Beachfront Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Pelican Beachfront Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Pelican Beachfront Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Pelican Beachfront Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.
Is Pelican Beachfront Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, Pelican Beachfront Hotel allows dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 64 lbs per pet. There's a deposit of USD 15 per stay and a fee of USD 25 per pet, per stay.
How much is parking at Pelican Beachfront Hotel?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Pelican Beachfront Hotel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - noon.
What time is check-out at Pelican Beachfront Hotel?
Check-out is at noon.
Does Pelican Beachfront Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Pelican Beachfront Hotel located?
This Esterillos Este hotel is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Playa Esterillos Este, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Esterillos Beach and Bejuco Beach. Hermosa Beach and Judas Point are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 17 out of 41 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 13 out of 41 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 41 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 41 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 41 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We loved the location of this property right on the beach. The staff were very helpful and friendly despite the fact that the owner, Debbie, was berating them every morning for something they did or did not do wrong. All right in front of customers. She every was arguing with a local Tiko, quite loudly, right in the bar area. We had a very relaxing couple of days there and our suite was very nice, but we may not choose to patronize this owner again.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing sunset!!!
We loved it! The owner and staff were wonderful as was the food and the beach. Small hotel but perfect for a quiet vacation. They also helped set up fun stuff to do in the area.
Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2019

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