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The Cliffs Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Ranked #13 of 28 Hotels in Pismo Beach
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Carlsbad, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had such a great time! The Cliffs is a beautiful property with great ammenities. It was perfect for a get-a-way to the coast and wineries. Close to everything and there is a ton to see and do. The hotel has been recently renovated, the rooms are comfortable and very clean. The guest service was fantastic, the staff deserves 5 stars!

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We usually stay in San Luis Obispo when visiting my son who attends Cal Poly and are so happy that we ventured a little further out on this trip. Pismo Beach is just minutes away from SLO, yet feels like an entirely different experience. Our ocean view room was amazing and we left the sliding glass door open to hear... More 

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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Joan S ~ I'm so glad you decided to stay with us on your last visit and were able to enjoy the ocean as well as all that San Luis Obispo has to offer! It's good to hear that Brad was able to accomodate your special request, as that is what we are here for! I hope we can continue... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to business it was a quick overnight visit but what a great experience. We arrived and left when it was dark so we could only imagine the vistas overlooking the ocean. The crashing sounds of the surf all night was fantastic. The lobby is extremely well appointed and the staff go out of their way to make sure everything... More 

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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

SenorGancho ~ I hope that we can welcome you back when you have a little more time to relax and enjoy our property (by daylight), but I'm glad you had a chance to fall asleep to the sound of the surf! I am so sorry for the oversight with the earplug, I have spoken with our Housekeeping Supervisor about it... More 

York, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel on the basis that Pismo seemed like the logical place to stop on our trip along PCH between LA and San Francisco. The plan was that we would arrive at the hotel, have a splash about in the pool and then head into town to sample the renowned Clam Chowder from the Splash Cafe with the... More 

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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Johners10 ~ Wow, I'm sure you would have loved Splash too, but I'm so glad we were able to entice you with our Oysters & Margaritas! while we can't take credit, the sunsets are phenomenal, and I'm so glad you were able to enjoy them. We are touched that we hold such a special place in your memories of your... More 

Danville, California
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, daughter, and I arrived at the Cliffs Resort last Friday night and got our room assignment, #410. Every time you open a door to your hotel on the first night, there's always a sense of excitement. We knew we were on the side of the resort that faced the Pacific Ocean. The door opened and we walked into... More 

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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

L C ~ I love your colorful description of walking into the room, I'm so glad that our hotel was everything you had hoped for! It sounds like you had a great family getaway. I'm glad you were able to take advantage of our Winter Special, we also send out monthly offers to return guests, so I hope we will... More 

San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there as a family over thanksgiving break and had a wonderful time. A beautiful hotel with spectacular views. The staff is very helpful. Brad at the front desk was professional and personable. Thank you for making our first Thanksgiving away from home a wonderful experience.

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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

thom s ~ We are honored that you spent your family vacation with us, and so happy to hear that it was wonderful! I'm glad Brad took such good care of you while you were here. We hope to see you and your family again soon! Take care, Stephanie More 

Los Angeles, California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel had a couple of things going for it - the location and the staff. Can't beat a oceanview room with a balcony in this area and the staff was friendly and accommodating from check in to check out. The bellmen were helpful giving us lots of suggestions and directions to various restaurants to visit and of course bringing... More 

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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

tripwmc ~ I agree, you can't beat the ocean views, but I am happy to hear that you were well taken care of by our staff as well. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Take care, Stephanie More 

Studio City, CA
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18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a few times over the years and this time is the best. They have nice rooms with soothing colors and I am now enjoying the view of the ocean. Very good employees as well. Had dinner at the eatery located here with a roaring fire going and it was really charming plus delicious food. Definitely will... More 

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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

scottySC ~ Thank you for your sweet review. I am so glad you had a great stay and your dinner at Marisol sounds very cozy! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Take care, Stephanie More 

Cotati, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent Thanksgiving at The Cliffs with our family and our little dog. Everything about our stay was amazing, from the Valet parking, to the Front Desk, the Restaurant Servers, Cooks, Bartenders, House cleaners and Everyone in between!! The location is gorgeous with unbelievable sunsets, the grounds are beautifully kept and everyone is so friendly. The rooms are very clean... More 

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patricia b ~ I'm so glad to hear that you had a fantastic stay and that you enjoyed your Thanksgiving getaway with us! Thank you for your loyalty, we look forward to your fifth stay! See you soon, Stephanie More 

Clovis, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Cliffs 11/24-11/28/2014, in room 305 (two queen, non ocean view.) We loved it so much we've already made reservations for a return trip. The beds were like clouds, breakfast at Marisol was simply amazing, and we enjoyed the pool and spa every day. Most of the other guests also seemed relaxed and friendly, which was wonderful!... More 

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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

OneBadMammaJamma ~ It sounds like a great Thanksgiving getaway, I'm glad you and your family could be a part of our tree trimming as well! I'm sorry about the mix up on your package, I'm happy to hear that we were able to remedy it. I see your upcoming reservations (and the breakfast is noted) during which we will have... More 

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Address: 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Cliffs Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 165
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Also Known As:
The Cliffs Hotel Pismo Beach
Cliffs Hotel Pismo Beach
Cliffs Resort Pismo Beach
Cliffs Pismo Beach
Pismo Beach Cliff Resort
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#7 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#10 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#12 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach

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