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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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Ranked #1 of 28 hotels in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have just spent a lovely weekend at Dolphin Bay in a 2 bedroom suite. Absolutely perfect amenities with everything you could possibly want catered for. We enjoyed two great meals at the Lido restaurant and found the staff very attentive to my gluten free needs and my children's requests. Also would thoroughly recommend the spa - initially thought it looked... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised us. Nice location south of Hearst Castle, just past Morro Bay. Rooms were spacious and very well maintained. Pool area and costal walk areas were really nice. Restaurant at hotel was great for food and service. Relaxed and enjoyed for 2 days. We would recommend this.

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous hotel. Staff and service - excellent, great pool and amazing view. We had a two bedroom suite and it was unbelievably good. So much space and everything you could possibly need. Children loved it too and so many nice touches for them - welcome gift, games cupboard, popcorn, hot chocolate and films. This hotel is on... More

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

Greetings CLW134, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you and your children enjoyed your two bedroom accommodation and all the amenities we had for them. We are also happy that you enjoyed the pool and great views. We hope to be able to welcome you... More

Leesburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed all over the world and never had better customer service. The staff treats you like you are their only guest to attend to, always have smiles, and gladly answer any question you have. The room is amazing, very clean, spacious, and nice size patio to relax on. There are great little bonuses, like the popcorn, hot chocolate,... More

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

Greetings BrentnKris D, Thank you for your kind words in regards to your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you found the staff to be so friendly and attentive. We are also happy that you were able to relax in the pool and on your spacious patio. We hope to be able to welcome you back... More

york
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By far this hotel has been the best amongst our family road trip around California. Our rooms overlooked the ocean, luxurious yet homely - great facilities, delightful team there who were incredibly helpful - everything just perfect and look forward to returning there one day!

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

Greetings HellyYork, Thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay on your California road trip. We are also happy that you found our team to be so helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm Regards, The Dolphin Bay... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic property with good reception staff ,good pool,and great views. The real star of the Hotel must be the ocean front suites because:- 1.so very spacious with large kitchen area that includes microwave,dishwasher,washing machine(yes washing machine),ice &drinks machine,stove ,2 different kettles,coffee machine,complete ---5star. 2.massive rooms for clothes to hang,iron and store--5star 3.brilliant bathrooms----5 star. 4.great bedroom with brilliant bed and... More

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

Greetings 40yearsoftravel, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased you enjoyed the reception staff, pool and views. We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations and all the amenities we have to offer. We eagerly await your next visit. Warm Regards, The Dolphin Bay Team More

burlington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from another stay. We were there two years ago, and were able to stay a little longer this time. The staff were just as friendly and professional as last time and the facility was well cared-for and spotless. The view is great - again, ask for a top floor room if possible. The other benefit of... More

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

Greetings Happytrap, Thank you for your kind words in regards to your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your return visit. We are also happy that you found the staff to be so friendly and the facility well-cared for. We look forward to welcoming you back, once again, in the near future. Warm Regards,... More

Fairfield, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed staying here a few months ago. Great view from our room to the ocean. Pool is also next to the ocean as well. Very nice. Front desk staff was extra friendly and accomodating. We also forgot our jackets in our room and the front desk staff went and got them for us and kept them until we returned... More

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

Greetings Jsugimoto1010, Thank you for your kind review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your ocean view and found the staff to be so accommodating. We are also happy that we could assist in returning your items to you. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm Regards, The Dolphin Bay Team More

London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
28 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly we only stayed here the one night on our West Coast road trip but it was a lovely stay. Probably one of the best equipped suites we have ever stayed in and despite a little hiccup on check in, we really enjoyed our short stay here. We had 3 suites all pool facing and all excellent. Finding our own... More

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

Greetings FoxySki, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you had a lovely stay with us on your West Coast road trip. We hope to be able to welcome you back in the future for a more extensive stay. Warm Regards, The Dolphin Bay Team More

Providence, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent third week of June at Dolphin Bay, worked with Manager Erica Coppola who was absolutely top notch. Every detail is attended to at this resort, and customer service is the passion of every staff member. As an HR Director who travels extensively, this level of service and friendliness was noticeably authentic and made me very comfortable. The Oceanfront King... More

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

Greetings Salvincent, Thank you for your kind words in regards to your recent stay with us here at Dolphin Bay. We are so pleased that Erica and her staff could provide you with such wonderful customer service. We are also happy that you could enjoy your spacious ocean front accommodation and relax at the pool. We look forward to welcoming... 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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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach #1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach #1 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach #2 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach #10 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
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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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