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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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Leatherhead, Surrey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in an enormous 2 bedroom ocean view suite. Excellent kitchen facilities (didn't realise they would be so good or would have bought some food for the room). balcony delightful Restaurant nice but expensive for what it was and service a bit slow/inaccurate. Wonderful room, beautifully clean and very handy to have a washer/dryer.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just spent two great nights at Dolphin Bay, with a stunning suite (luxury apartment) overlooking the pool and Pacific Ocean. As well as excellent rooms, the staff was very helpful, and all the little extras a great touch. The only minor thing for us was that the free bikes did not have a tag along for our youngest, but... More

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

Greetings Gav G, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your two night stay with us in your ocean view accommodation. We are also happy to hear that you found the staff to be so helpful. We look forward to welcoming you and your family... More

Pulborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel was the highlight of our Californian holiday - the best out of the eight hotels we stayed in on our travels. We had a beautiful two-bedroom oceanfront suite which was spotlessly clean, extremely spacious and very comfortable for our family of five. The view from the balcony was stunning and the suite offered all amenities, including a very... More

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

Greetings HClarie68, Thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed your two bedroom accommodations and ocean views from your balcony. We are also happy to hear you enjoyed the sunshine out at the pool and found the staff to be so efficient. We hope to be... More

Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the nicest hotels we've ever stayed in. Top class luxury but with a very down to earth and comfortable feeling. We stayed in a 2 bedroom Ocean View Suite with our 3 children and it was worth every penny. The view of the sea (& sunset) was idyllic and the suite was incredibly spacious. Fully fitted... More

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

Greetings Smithyj1, Thank you for providing us with your feedback in regards to your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are so pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your two bedroom suite along with all of the amenities provided. We are also happy to hear that you were able to visit our local Avila Beach for more... More

Heidelberg, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the Dolphin Bay Resort on the recommendation of a friend. We needed a place to stop between Carmel and L.A. A place to stay turned into a place to love. Rarely do you find a hotel where the online pictures understate the actual property. This was one of those times. A truly professional team across the... More

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

Greetings The Bears of Germany, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor! We are pleased to hear that you found the property to be so beautiful and the Dolphin Bay team so professional. We are also happy that you found the view from your suite stunning. We hope to be able to... More

Metro-West, Boston Mass
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful views/sunsets, great suites, full kitchen & all-in-one washer/dryer. Staff very professional, helpful and friendly. Expensive but worth it. Free bikes and DVDs available to use during your stay. Extremely clean.

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

Greetings Paula A, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased you enjoyed your beautiful suites along with all of the amenities we have to offer. We are also happy that you found our staff helpful and professional. We eagerly await your return visit! Warm Regards, The Dolphin Bay Team More

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My newly wed husband and I stayed at Dolphin Bay Resort for few days right after our wedding. We wanted some R&R time after our very hectic wedding in southern California. This resort was just what we wanted and needed. It was like a time share apartment. The room was spacious with a big kitchen. We would go shopping to... More

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

Dear Chelsea B, Thank you for providing feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. It is wonderful to hear that you and your husband had an excellent stay celebrating your honeymoon. We are pleased that you were able to relax in your spacious suite, enjoy beautiful walks along our coast, eat delicious food from Lido, and... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa in an Ocean Front Suite for one night (2 adults and 2 children). The views were absolutely incredible with a beautiful view of the sunset at night! The suite was incredibly spacious with a fully functional kitchen, and laundry services were available in-room. We had two bedrooms with comfortable beds and... More

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

Dear Sammy144, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are delighted to hear that your family enjoyed the luxurious suite, the comfortable beds, and the incredible views and sunsets. We are also pleased to hear that your family enjoyed our warm saline pool, the fitness... More

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

This resort was all it was written about. Immaculately clean, spacious, beautiful views of pool and ocean, and helpful and friendly staff who saw to our every need promptly and with a smile. I will definitely return to this property. It was perfect to visit wineries and missions.

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

Dear Betty C. Thank you for sharing your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful vacation at the resort and enjoyed our clean and spacious suites and the beautiful views of the pool and ocean. We are also happy to hear that you were able to... More

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We splashed out on an ocean front suite as it was our anniversary while we were here and the room did not disappoint. It was enormous and gorgeous, and the view was incredible. All the front desk staff were brilliant while we were there, really friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Jay, the valet who brought our bags round,... More

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Greetings Teacher083, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences at Dolphin Bay on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your spacious suite, the incredible view, the delicious food at Lido as well as the amazing service provided by some of our best, Jay from Valet and Andrew from Lido. We are pleased that... 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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