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Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 2727 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa is extraordinary. It's a nice property and very modern and clean. We went during a quiet month (November) and it was very quiet, but enjoyable. I am sure it would be fun in the summer too. The rooms are huge and very new, clean and comfortable. Overall, we really enjoyed the resort and would... More 

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

Dear Shelli H, We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the quiet month of November and were able to relax and enjoy all the amenities the resort has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back to Dolphin Bay in the near future.... More 

Wynnewood, PA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started a long trip along the California coast at the Dolphin Bay and I think we definitely made a great choice. We arrived just before dinner time and when we got to the lobby there wasn't any at the front desk. But a concierge quickly came over to help us check in. He quickly introduced us to the amenities... More 

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

Dear Mark H, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the view from your suite as well as all the amenities it had to offer. I am also happy to hear that you enjoyed our heated pool and that all of the staff you interacted... More 

Fresno, California, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've gone to the Dolphin Bay for over 10 years now and have always felt like it's our favorite place to go on the Central Coast. Lately, we've noticed the cleanliness in the rooms isn't as good as usual and the furnishings in the room are really starting to get dirty and in need of updating. We really hope that... More 

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

Dear Carole, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback in regards to your recent visit to Dolphin Bay Resort. It is honest feedback like yours that helps me continually improve operations property wide. I can assure you that all of your concerns have been addressed and we continue to work on improvements with housekeeping as well... More 

Northridge
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week here in July with our 3 kids, 6,6 and 5 and our nanny. We had plenty of space in a 2 bedroom ocean view suite. Full kitchen was well appointed and a must with 3 small kids. The staff is so accommodating and really make every effort to meet all expectations. Only issues were spotty poolside... More 

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

Dear Lisa K. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are pleased to hear that you found your suite comfortable and enjoyed the amenities we have to offer. I am also happy to hear that our staff was accommodating and made every effort to meet all of... More 

Pasadena, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to the Dolphin Bay many times now, and it just gets better and better. The suites are huge and perfectly done-not "overdone"-but California casual. I love having the full kitchen. (the gourmet deli, DePalo's, a half block away-is a GREAT place, and Trader Joe's and Whole Foods are close by in SLO) Having said all that, The Lido... More 

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

Greetings Susan B, We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. Customer service is a top priority for us so we are happy to hear everyone you encountered was friendly and helpful. I am also delighted to hear that your enjoyed all the amenities your suite and the surrounding area has to offer.... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read all the reviews before choosing this place. Not only were the reviews true to form, it was better than I imagined. We traveled with our dog and wanted a dog friendly place but high end. All dog friendly rooms are on the first floor so I was concerned we were going to get a tucked away room with not... More 

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

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the view from your suite and the amenities we placed in your suite for both you and your dog. Customer service is a top priority for us so we are so happy to hear everyone you encountered... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there with my wife in early May 2014. The resort seems to cater for families who might stay there for a week or more. Our suite was simply enormous and had all imaginable amenities you can think of, including a fire place. A very, very comfortable apartment really, but a bit too big and too 'resorty' for a two-night... More 

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

Greetings Dave, Thank you for providing us with your feedback in regards to your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are pleased to hear you had such an enjoyable visit. We are also happy to hear you enjoyed your spacious accommodation and all the luxurious amenities we have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time... More 

Nottingham, England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed here for just one night on our road trip in California. We would have loved to have stayed longer. Our light, airy one bedroom room was amazing with stunning views of the ocean; a huge lounge, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, dressing room etc. it was definitely an apartment in which you would be exceedingly happy to live. We ate... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the view from your suite and all the amenities the Resort has to offer. Customer service is a top priority for us so we are happy to hear everyone you encountered was friendly and helpful. We sincerely hope... More 

Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My family and I have stayed several times and we love this place. It is a home away from home so to speak. Its perfect for the whole family or for a romantic getaway..either way you wont be disappointed.

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

Dear surgteck05, Thank you for sharing your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your recent return stay at Dolphin Bay. We are delighted to hear that we you and your family loves the resort and consider us a home away from home. We certainly appreciate your continued patronage and look forward to welcoming your family back to the resort in the... More 

San Francisco
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This place really impressed us with both the rooms the level of service in all areas of the hotel. The suites are lovely and large. We had a big two bedroom with a balcony and a nice view of the water. The rooms are tastefully decorated and thoughtfully appointed with all the comforts you need. We had a problem with... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such a detailed review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your suite and all the amenities our Resort and the surrounding area has to offer. We are also pleased to hear that our entire staff was welcoming and accommodating to your families needs. Thank you... 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*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Bay Hotel Pismo Beach
Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#1 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#9 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach

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