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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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southern california
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I just got back from staying at the resort for 4 nights. We were there for an convention. We stayed in a king room with a partial ocean view, with a balcony. I loved our location as it was quiet and facing a field and the ocean which was nice. Our bed was very comfortable and the... More

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Gilroy
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for our 5 year anniversary. This is the first time we have gone anywhere without our kids in 4 years, so we were excited to stay at a beautiful property. We had a partial ocean/pool view. We could clearly see the ocean, it was beautiful. Facing the pool is very loud though. I think... More

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Paso Robles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Cliffs Resort is ideally situated over-looking the coast, the physical condition is good, the staff are friendly, and while the price is high (a little over $300 with fees), it's a bargain for the location and amenities. What's to complain about? After getting back to the room shortly after 1:00 AM, we were rudely awakened by the fire alarm... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We always enjoy our stay here. We stay at this hotel at least 6 times a year. It is the best hotel you'll find between Santa Barbara and Monterey. It's location has a breathtaking view of the ocean. Rooms are spacious. A dog friendly hotel, which is of our requirements when choosing a 4-5 star hotel. I use their gym... More

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

Amanda K ~ Thank you for being such a loyal guest and for the wonderful review! Above all, I am glad to hear that you are well taken care of by our staff. We look forward to your next stay! Stephanie More

Bakersfield, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love the room and views. The water falls at the pool were great at night. My wife loved her 90 minute massage. Hotel staff was very friendly and I liked the valet parking. Never worried about my corvette. The only issue with the restaurant was the service was a little slow getting drinks out. The food was great including the... More

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

Jeff R ~ we're honored that you chose our hotel for your wife's birthday getaway, and so glad you both enjoyed your stay! Service is our top priority and David, our host at Marisol, is a great example of this. He loves checking in with our guests and ensuring that everything is perfect! Thank you for the great compliment on... More

Montreal, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband, 16 year old son and I stayed at the Cliffs over the July 4th long week-end. We were on our way to San Francisco having driven up the Pacific Coast Highway from San Diego. This is the perfect halfway point between San Diego and San Francisco. So happy we stayed. Even though we stayed for just one night,... More

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

Liz B ~ It sounds like you had a great stop in Pismo Beach, we love the Cracked Crab too! Thank you for the glowing review, I'm so glad you found our hotel to be a great stopping point on your travels up the coast. We look forward to seeing you again in the future, hopefully for a longer stay... More

Dallas, TX
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel while attending a wedding. I didn't really know what to expect, and driving up there seemed to be so many dumpy hotels so this was a nice surprise. The hotel and grounds are very nice and well kept. The views out into the ocean are breathtaking. Really cool seeing a pod of about 10 dolphins... More

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

JCVDallas ~ we've been so fortunate this year with all the whales and dolphins right off our coast, so glad you had a chance to experience them! I'm sorry you had some issues with your room, we are continuously updating our rooms, and I will make sure that your comments are given to our Maintenance Department. I hope you had... More

Knoxville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night at The Cliffs Resort in June and were THRILLED with the service and accommodations! I had called many months before to make our reservations and happened to mention that we would be on a LONG road trip out west during our stay. Once we checked in and went for a walk on the beach (a short... More

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

marcomamma ~ I'm so glad you found our hotel to be a relaxing stopover on your roadtrip! After being in the car, a walk on the beach is just what you need. I'm happy to hear that our staff exceeded your expectations! We hope to have you back again soon. Take care, Stephanie More

Porterville, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to relax. The restaurant and bar has great outside seating for cocktails with friends. The beds are really nice. I don't think you can go wrong if you get an ocean view or pool/partial ocean view. Just don't get a room looking at parking lot. The first floor is dog friendly which is fun to see the different... More

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

Cornqueen93257 ~ I'm glad we've been a year round refuge for you! Thank you for your glowing review. I hope you will have a chance to visit us again before the summer is over! Take care, Stephanie More

Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped here for one night during a trip from L.A. to San Francisco. The hotel is nice,the common grounds are pretty and the rooms are clean and comfortable, not sure if we were there off season, but it was kind of quiet and empty when we were there.

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

FabiolaPLocke ~ I'm glad you had a quiet, comfortable stay with us on your way up the coast. What a great photo, it looks like you enjoyed a fantastic sunset too! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. 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*
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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 ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#4 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach #6 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach #8 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach #10 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach #12 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
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Oceanfront full-service resort with sweeping ocean views, beautifully located 100 feet above Shell & Pismo Beaches. Deluxe guest rooms with private balcony and mountain, pool or ocean views. Complimentary Friday night wine and cheese reception and Kids Club seasonally. Heated, outdoor oceanfront pool, Spa services and 24-hour fitness center. Full service restaurant with room service, focusing on fresh, local produce and providers, as well as an oceanfront lounge with Happy Hour specials Monday through Friday. Live music select days throughout the year. ... more   less 
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