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Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 2727 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Danville, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I had been looking for a location on the coast for my wedding for months. I found the Dolphin Bay quite by accident while looking at another hotel and I am so glad I did. We did not have an appointment but when the restaurant manager found out out purpose he immediately started to give us a tour of the... More 

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

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 so happy to hear everyone you encountered was friendly and helpful. Thank you again for your comments and we sincerely hope that you will stay with us again the next time you visit the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed with my 15 year old daughter for a night at the end of October as a stop over on the way to LA. We were pleasantly surprised to find an enormous suite fully set up for self catering, including a sitting room, full size kitchen, one bedroom and bathroom. It was huge! It was a... More 

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

Dear Sue, Thank you for taking the time to review our property on TripAdvisor. I am so happy to hear how pleased you were with the size of our suites and offerings of our restaurant and friendly staff. As I mentioned upon your departure, Expedia Elite is a new program for us and I sincerely apologize you were not provided... More 

Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Great place for getting away. Beautiful setting, view and ocean waves. Rooms are top notch, beds are very comfortable, clean and relaxing. This could be a 5 star + hotel but the room service is not good compared to other 4 and 5 star hotels. And I have stayed at many. I have stayed here twice now and both times... More 

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

Dear Kayleeocean, 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 so happy to hear everyone you encountered was friendly and helpful. I apologize for the unfortunate circumstances you encountered with regards to your room service orders; I can assure you this is... More 

Dublin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have just returned from a few days staying here as part of our trip through California. Overall it was a pleasant and enjoyable experience throughout our stay with really just a few small items that could be improved. Let’s start with the positives and there are many – the location is really wonderful, being right on the edge of... More 

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

Dear DublinPaddy, Thank you for providing such a detailed review regarding your recent visit to Dolphin Bay. Although I am disappointed we let you down in a few ways, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your overall visit and will return to The Resort next time you are in California. Warm Regards, The Dolphin Bay Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Overall excellent service. The suites and amenities are excellent. Food in Lido was good but on second night they were out of a couple items on the menu. Upon check in the clerk took the time to show us the easiest way to our room nearly walking all the way with us.

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

Greetings tomprather, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Dolphin Bay on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear that you loved your first stay at the resort and found our suites, amenities, and service to be excellent. We are also delighted to hear that you enjoyed the delicious Lido Restaurant. We apologize if some menu... More 

Mountain View, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have stayed here at the Dolphin Bay Resort for three July's in a row. It a tradition now. From the moment you pull up, the service is so accommodating you are able to relax into your vacation. Check in is a breeze, getting set up in your room is quick and efficient. The pool, the ocean views, the grounds,... More 

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

Dear ChickieWickie, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your wonderful experiences at Dolphin Bay. We are delighted to hear that Dolphin Bay is the perfect location for your family tradition and from the moment you arrive, everyone is accommodating. We are pleased that your family enjoys the spacious and luxurious suites, the... 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 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#1 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach

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