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The Cliffs Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For the past 25 years we've been visiting the Cliff's. It's friendly staff make us feel like we are at our home-away-from-home. Louie B., the hotel manager, always takes care of our needs. Stephanie gives us great rates. Charlie, Marina, Rueben, Jeff & all the other waiters, bus boys/girls at Marisol Restaurant treat us like family. If you need a... More

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strawn
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

not what we booked the room was a dungeon and we booked weeks in advance. I was so disappointed. The room was below lobby level and pool level all we saw was a wall of cement and people going back and forth by our room Toward the pool. Called to change rooms not one apology just sorry. You get what... More

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Carpinteria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a beautiful location! The Central Coast has so much to offer.The Cliffs is the perfect place to stay and enjoy the area. The decor in the lobby and rooms is gorgeous. Our room was spacious and perfectly clean and the ocean views are amazing especially in the evening and again in the morning. The staff is friendly and very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positive: tgey have jacuzzi in the open air with a view, swimming pool, big, elegant rooms, balcony, but ask for a room with ocean view, high floors. Delicious breakfast with many fruits, salmon, pastry etc Negatives: espresso is not included in high breakfast price and they don't warn you about that. So before you ask smth from the waiter ask... More

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

Nikmaxa21 ~ Thank you for your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to explore the area. I'm happy to hear that you found our breakfast buffet delicious, but as you mention the cost of the buffet includes all of the food selections, coffee, tea or juice but any specialty drinks or cocktails... More

Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we walked in we were treated like friends. We had a Ocean view room which was amazing. The spa bath, the beds, the decor could not be faulted. The staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Our only regret was we only had one night here. We saw Dolphins from our balcony. Luckily the fog... More

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

Aussiegirlfamily ~ I'm happy to hear that you were made to feel so welcome by our staff! We are fortunate to have some amazing ocean views and I'm glad you were able to enjoy them, as well. Hopefully you can stay a little longer on your next trip through our area. We look forward to it! Take care, Stephanie More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two friends and I got together at this resort for an overnight get-together. My friend got a reasonable deal through Groupon, otherwise it is quite pricey and it's definitely because of the location. It was absolutely beautiful. The weather was perfect. The room was clean and spacious and the views were phenomenal. This weekend was quite warm so it... More

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

Dahlia G ~ I'm so glad we could host you and your girlfriends for a weekend getaway, it sounds like you had a fun stay! Our gorgeous weather lasts into winter (we had some 80 degree days right before New Years last year), and lots of specials, especially for repeat guests. We would love to have you back again soon... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here with family for a wedding. The layout of the resort is awesome! Not too big and not too small. Only about 10 minutes (if that) from Pismo Beach. There's a nice heated pool and Jacuzzi, which both have poolside drink and food service. It also has a restaurant connected to the hotel, food is pretty good, but... More

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

Micki S ~ Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I'm sorry for the delay in getting you into your room, I'm happy to hear that our staff took care of you in the interim. It's always fun to visit for a wedding, but I'm glad you had a chance to relax and enjoy our hotel as... More

Elk Grove, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I stayed at The Cliffs only last week & thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The grounds are lovely. The adjoining restaurant is great with very good service. Close to other restaurants if you choose. Definitely going back there.

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

travelbugs60s ~ so good to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your visit! We look forward to your next stay. Take care, Stephanie More

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

This was our first stay at The Cliffs Resort and we loved it. The outdoor bar/deck is really great and the views are spectacular. A nice touch would be music for Happy Hour on Friday and Saturday. The patio without it is a bit quiet and dull, but still a great place to have a drink. The best Mai Tai... More

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

I'm so glad you enjoyed your first stay with us, CampingKatie ~ we hope to welcome you back soon! Friday & Saturday nights we have live music in our restaurant, but typically Thursday & Sunday afternoons we have live music on the patio to accompany the views and Mai Tai's! A full music calendar can be found here ~ http://www.iknowdavid.com/p/music-calendar.html... More

Newark, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I came down here for quick getaway and can't wait to return. Staff is friendly and helpful. The hotel well kept and updated. We enjoyed lounging by the fire pit in the pool area and walking the bluff and Shell beach. If you are looking for a place to get your toes in the sand, the beach... More

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

jfizzy ~ It sounds like you had a great family getaway, I'm so glad you enjoyed yourselves at our hotel! Our beach is great for walking along and exploring the tidepools, but we love Avila Beach to spend the day and play in the ocean! We look forward to your next stay, we'll get the firepit ready. Take care, Stephanie 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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