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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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    5 of 5 stars
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Metro-West, Boston Mass
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

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

Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit. We love the relaxed atmosphere and the fact that dogs are welcome to stay in the rooms and allowed at the beach. Rooms are fantastic, large, fully equipped kitchens. Staff goes out of their way to please. Housekeeping was flawless. Perched along the cliffs with views all the way up to Avila Bay. This is... More

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

Greetings afriendla, We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent return visit to Dolphin Bay. We are delighted to hear that you and your dog enjoyed our relaxing atmosphere and that we are now your favorite place to be. Thank you again for sharing your wonderful experiences and we look forward to... More

Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is perfect on the cliffs. Sea view rooms are wonderful full sea view. Our 2 bedroom suite was very spacious and well appointed. Bathrooms are great. This hotel must have the best HR management on the West Coast as all staff were nice and knowledgeable. Dolphin Bay makes it feel easy and effortless to do their job right so... More

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

Dear Berend V, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your spacious two bedroom accommodation, the beautiful views from our resort, and the service from our friendly staff. We strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and it... More

London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a two bedroom oceanfront apartment which was amazing. It had everything we needed and more. Unfortunately we were only booked for one night so didn't make full use of the facilities but we cooked in and did loads of washing!! Fabulous view of sea, staff were very friendly and helpful. Can't fault it!

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

Greetings SEPLondon, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your two bedroom accommodations and the amenities along with it. We are also happy you were able to take in the fabulous view of the sea and found our staff to be so helpful. We... More

Leeds
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We upgraded to ocean view at this resort and were not disappointed! It was magnificent! The hotel is a couple of miles from Pismo beach and the main town but we didn't mind as we had everything we needed right here. We were only here for two nights as part of a big trip down the coast so were ready... More

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

Greetings TessaLeeds, Thank you for your kind words in regards to your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are pleased that you enjoyed your ocean view accommodation along with your fireplace and private balcony. We are also happy that you could enjoy the beach cruiser bikes, beach access, and wonderful cuisine at our Lido Restaurant. We hope to be able... More

Newark, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am writing this as I sit on the Oceanfront balcony at 6:00am, drinking my coffee,listening to the waves and taking in the beautiful ocean views, thankful that we chose this amazing hotel! From the minute you arrive, you feel welcomed. The staff here are truly wonderful. Always a smile. We were able to watch a beautiful wedding as the... More

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

Dear chaffrd, Thank you so much for providing feedback regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time at the resort as well as of the tranquil setting you experienced as you posted your review. Word of mouth is the best type of advertisement and we certainly appreciate you sharing... 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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