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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Ted F Wellesley, Massachusetts
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently hosted a party at The Dolphin Bay Resort for a "significant" birthday of my wife. We had cocktails on the patio overlooking the Pacific and dinner in a private room off the patio. We are still hearing from our friends about how special the evening was. The location, the ambiance, the food and the staff's service were unrivaled.... More

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

Greetings Ted F, Thank you for sharing your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. It is great to hear that you had a wonderful time celebrating your wife’s birthday at the resort. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our location, the lovely ambiance, the delicious food from Lido, and our unrivaled service. We strive to... More

Campbell, CA
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dolphin Bay Resort is in a great location in north PB, within a short run to Avila Beach. Stayed here with another family and we shared a two-bedroom suite. It was an oceanfront unit, with a nice open and spacious floor plan. The room was clean and luxurious, what you would expect in a resort of this caliber. The... More

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

Dear SienaMiles, Thank you sharing your fantastic experiences on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are delighted to hear that both families had a lovely stay in the clean and luxurious Two Bedroom Suite. It is also wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the amenities we offer on property such as our Saline Infinity Pool, Lido... More

Sacramento
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a 2 bedroom penthouse suite with wonderful views and kitchen,dining room, very quite and the staff was wonderful. We traveled to Avila ,beautiful area with shopping. Pismo Beach is not far by car.

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

Greetings Deborrah R, Thank you for taking the time to submit a comment on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are so pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time and enjoyed the penthouse, the views, and our staff as well as the beautiful near by town, Avila Beach. We certainly look forward to welcoming... More

Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed in a one bedroom suite for 3 nights and were very pleased with the whole experience. The suite was very spacious, which was perfect for us because we have a 5 month old baby. We had a room that overlooked the pool but our balcony was completely private because of all of the plants surrounding it. The... More

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

Dear ClaireLower, We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are thrilled to hear that your family had a great experience and enjoyed the spacious suite, private balcony, and spectacular views as well as the great dining experience at Lido. It is truly rewarding to hear comments... More

Leatherhead, Surrey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Dear gwesty, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback from your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the spacious suite, gourmet kitchen, and view of the ocean from the balcony. We look forward to welcoming you back to Dolphin Bay in the near future. Warm Regards, The Dolphin Bay Team More

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

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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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