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Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   2727 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Ranked #1 of 28 hotels in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
CLW134 Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a fabulous hotel. Staff and service - excellent, great pool and amazing view. We had a two bedroom suite and it was unbelievably good. So much space and everything you could possibly need. Children loved it too and so many nice touches for them - welcome gift, games cupboard, popcorn, hot chocolate and films. This hotel is on... More

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Leesburg, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed all over the world and never had better customer service. The staff treats you like you are their only guest to attend to, always have smiles, and gladly answer any question you have. The room is amazing, very clean, spacious, and nice size patio to relax on. There are great little bonuses, like the popcorn, hot chocolate,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By far this hotel has been the best amongst our family road trip around California. Our rooms overlooked the ocean, luxurious yet homely - great facilities, delightful team there who were incredibly helpful - everything just perfect and look forward to returning there one day!

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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic property with good reception staff ,good pool,and great views. The real star of the Hotel must be the ocean front suites because:- 1.so very spacious with large kitchen area that includes microwave,dishwasher,washing machine(yes washing machine),ice &drinks machine,stove ,2 different kettles,coffee machine,complete ---5star. 2.massive rooms for clothes to hang,iron and store--5star 3.brilliant bathrooms----5 star. 4.great bedroom with brilliant bed and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have just returned from another stay. We were there two years ago, and were able to stay a little longer this time. The staff were just as friendly and professional as last time and the facility was well cared-for and spotless. The view is great - again, ask for a top floor room if possible. The other benefit of... More

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Fairfield, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed staying here a few months ago. Great view from our room to the ocean. Pool is also next to the ocean as well. Very nice. Front desk staff was extra friendly and accomodating. We also forgot our jackets in our room and the front desk staff went and got them for us and kept them until we returned... More

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London, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sadly we only stayed here the one night on our West Coast road trip but it was a lovely stay. Probably one of the best equipped suites we have ever stayed in and despite a little hiccup on check in, we really enjoyed our short stay here. We had 3 suites all pool facing and all excellent. Finding our own... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent third week of June at Dolphin Bay, worked with Manager Erica Coppola who was absolutely top notch. Every detail is attended to at this resort, and customer service is the passion of every staff member. As an HR Director who travels extensively, this level of service and friendliness was noticeably authentic and made me very comfortable. The Oceanfront King... More

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Kingwood, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a son playing summer collegiate baseball in the area and stayed at The Dolphin while visiting him. We stayed in a 2 bedroom ocean view and our stay at The Dolphin made the trip. First class suite, exercise facility, restaurant and staff. Manager Erica Coppola helped arrange our stay and made sure nothing was left to chance. It... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this great place on our road trip from LA to San Francisco. It was great! Beautiful location with beautiful fully contained apartments! Nice staff and a terrific restaurant . Would love to come back one day and spend more time !

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings Emmm, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful experience at Dolphin Bay on our way up the coast! We are also happy to hear that you found the staff on property and food at Lido to be so terrific. We... More

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Address: 2727 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa 4*
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Set along the bluffs above one of the most beautiful coastlines in America, Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa offers exclusive 1 and 2-bedroom suites designed for elegance and comfort. Each suite provides a spacious living and dining room, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a balcony (or patio), along with all of the finest amenities. Lido Restaurant and Bar features tempting California Coastal cuisine with an emphasis on locally produced food and wines. Treat yourself to a luxurious treatment at the resorts' spa, La Bonne Vie. From the sweeping ocean views to the impeccable service, you will savor every moment at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa. ... more   less 
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