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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cliffs Resort was wonderful. My husband and I had a long weekend away and found everything we needed to relax. The view was first and foremost perfect. We slept every night listening to the waves crash onto the beach below us. The bed was beyond comfortable, which can really ruin a trip if otherwise! We felt very taken care... More

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San Diego, California
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21 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here again and always like a room away from pool activity to just chill in the room and enjoy the great ocean views. This was another relaxing stay with a clean and quiet room with large bathroom and tub. The staff is always very friendly and attentive and the rooms have always been consistently good - this is... More

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Sparks, Nevada, USA
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yes, everyone likes this place. Some don't like the active summer season as much because it can be noisy and busy. But, midweek is the time to go to The Cliffs if you can. Or, go to The Cliffs when school is in session. Marisol is a very nice restaurant with a great happy hour. Bar is popular with the... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views and nice rooms but very busy. Pool not big enough to fit everyone, struggled to find a chair. Restaurant ok, didn't go for dinner as it was really packed however did go for breakfast. Ok nothing special. Nice place for a stop over.

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Columbia, California, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With temperatures over 100 degrees inland, The Cliffs is the perfect getaway. Cooler temps, great views, sunsets and a wonderful area to go for a walk. The resort and surrounding areas are very pet friendly too. The staff are always friendly and accommodating. The rooms are spacious and clean. We have always enjoyed our stay at The Cliffs!

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the cliffs in August 2014 and enjoyed our stay. It was a bit of a flying visit, staying just one night, but the food was amazing, happy hour drinks were reasonable prices and the hotel was clean and modern with good facilities (didn't have a chance to use the pool but it looked good).... More

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

Phil B ~ Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Although it was a short stay, it sounds like you were able to enjoy much of our property, and I'm glad you found it comfortable. We are fortunate to have some amazing sunsets, always a great way to end your day! Thank you for the recommendation, we hope to... More

Varna, Bulgaria
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My cousin was celebrating her 90-th birthday and this was the purpose of my visit in USA. We made 3-day trip to Pismo beach and Santa Barbara and staed two nights in that remarcable place. The staf was very nice and ready to help. The place was full but they changed our room who faced the pool for a very... More

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

smily53 ~ What a great birthday celebration for your cousin. I'm sure she was thrilled to have you there to celebrate with her and we are honored to have been a part of it. We look forward to seeing you both for her 100th birthday celebration, if not before. Take care, Stephanie More

Santa Maria, CA
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent one night at The Cliffs resort and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The resort is situated on a bluff overlooking the beautiful Pacific. There is a walking path along the cliff that connects the resort with the other two hotels and restaurants on the bluff. The beach-access path and steps down to the sand are... More

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

schneidy ~ I'm so glad you and your husband could enjoy a staycation with us! It sounds like you enjoyed a lovely walk down by the beach and along the cliff, but most importantly I'm happy to hear that you were impressed by the service. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon. Take care, Stephanie More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been over 5 years since I had stayed at this hotel. I recall the rooms being fair and the outside looking ok, but this recent trip was a pleasant surprise. When I open the door to the room I said "Oh Yea" It looked brand new. The set up was very comfortable and so was the bed. I... More

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

145jaimev ~ I'm glad we were able to pleasantly surprise you with our room updates and that you found the room comfortable. Be sure to come back when you're not working so you have some time to enjoy the property! Take care, Stephanie More

Lafayette, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Cliffs, and once again we were very pleased. We spent four nights the week of July 4th. Again we brought our little dog, and again we had a patio on the pool area - this is ideal with dogs. Staff all super friendly. Complimentary chocolate covered strawberries and champagne at our Saturday check-in.... More

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

Cassietrip ~ Welcome back! I'm so glad you and your pup enjoyed your stay with us over the July 4th weekend. It sounds like you had a chance to take part in our weekend festivities, what's a summer by the fire pit without s'mores afterall! We look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay, 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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Cliffs Hotel Pismo Beach
Cliffs Resort 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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