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Unlike a traditional resort where you’ll find guest rooms in a large central complex, The Resort at Pelican Hill is made up of airy bungalows and two-, three- and four-bedroom villas spread throughout the lush grounds on cul-de-sacs named after Italian cities. Indeed, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel's design is inspired by Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, and guest rooms combine Italian luxury with California comfort, using a neutral color palette accented with pale brown and light wood furniture. Standard bungalows at the Orange County hotel are a spacious 800 square feet, and feature elegant limestone fireplaces and spacious outdoor terraces perfect for rest and relaxation. As you lie down in your partially canopied bed that’s dressed with Fili D’oro linens and topped with a pale brown chenille throw, you’ll see that the ceiling is vaulted with wooden beams traversing the space. Next to the sleeping area, you’ll find a plush and comfortable beige-colored sofa and wicker arm chair surrounding a glass-and-iron coffee table, providing an inviting spot should you want to read one of the many books about architecture available for you in the room. You'll also see a desk area with two rolling chairs that pull out if you need additional space when ordering room service, and a wall-mounted television with electronic hookup neatly stored in a pop-out panel below. And if you want to enjoy the sunshine and cool breezes while sipping your morning cup of coffee from the Cuisinart coffee maker located above the mini-bar, all you have to do is slide open the wooden shutters and double door leading out to your patio and take your pick between the lounge chairs or table. Then sit back, relax and savor the beautiful ocean or garden views from your room at The Resort at Pelican Hill.