The romantic escape over the hills to the beach. . . an inn capturing the spirit of 16th century England’s west country awaits you.

Barely 20 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge, the hospitable Pelican Inn rests at Muir Beach in the sea-blown fog, among the pines and alders, the honeysuckle and jasmine … a lodging refuge between the ocean, Muir Woods and the Northern California National Recreational Area parks.

The Pelican opens its doors to you for the fellowship of its Tudor bar, country cooking, overnight lodging or for a getaway of carefree feasting and relaxation.

Exclusive use closures

Please note, at 2pm the inn stops service to the general public on the following days:

Saturday June 17
Saturday August 5
Saturday August 19
Saturday August 26
Saturday September 2
Saturday September 9
Saturday September 23
Sunday October 8
Saturday October 14

Hwy. One is Open!

Hwy. 1 has been cleared of all the machines and debris just in time for the sunshine. That’s right! We are now easily accessible via Route 1 / Shoreline Hwy. Gone are the days of confusing detour signs and menacing road blocks. The sun is shining in Muir Beach, and we are patiently awaiting your arrival via Hwy. 1. Cheers!


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Memorial Day

We at the Pelican Inn declare loyalty to the Crown of England, and consider our soil to be distinctly British. However we are always careful to honour the American soldiers who have fought and died to secure and protect this land we occupy. Memorial Day weekend is a long weekend for most, full of beers and barbeques. Why should it be any different at the Pelican? We will be barbequing oysters on our lawn, so come on out to the coast with a blanket and your favorite people to celebrate with us.



The hotel is located a short walk or hike from a beautiful Northern California beach, Muir Beach, and a few minutes drive from Muir Woods National Park. It is a 20 minute drive from the Golden Gate Bridge on Highway 1.

Directions from Golden Gate Bridge: Proceed north on Highway 101. After five minutes, take the Stinson Beach / Highway 1 exit in Mill Valley. After 2/3rds mile, turn left at the Arco Station (3rd light), staying on Hwy. 1. Drive about 15 minutes. At bottom of hill—after miles of wilderness—the Inn is the first building on the left.


The Pelican Inn
10 Pacific Way
Muir Beach, California 94965

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