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The Cliffs Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ventnor City, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for only one night during a family road trip from San Francisco to San Diego. We loved this resort and we wish we could've stayed longer. We enjoyed a huge two-queen ocean view suite. Clean, nothing outdated or aging, it was wonderful. The only odd thing about the room, however, was the placement of the shower. I... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overall a great resort with a nice pool and grounds, great views with beach access, rooms were also nice. Free valet parking which was nice. There is also a restaurant on the resort. Did not eat there but ordered a few drinks and the bar service was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Cliffs hotel is a nice place to stay, with a wonderful view while visiting the central coast. We stayed while visiting Cal Poly. Upgrade to a ocean view if you can. We originally were in a partial ocean view which really had no view, but when we notified the front desk that we had no wifi reception they upgraded... More

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

AKC66 ~ I'm sorry that your wifi connection wasn't working, but I'm glad our Front Desk was able to fix the situation. Even better that you were able to enjoy an ocean view. I can't recommend Cal Poly enough, if you are looking at colleges, we have many employees who are students or graduates and it is a great school!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

RKWF ~ Thank you for the glowing review, it sounds like you had a wonderful stay! I am so glad we could anticipate and surpass your needs. Falling asleep to the sound of the waves does indeed sound magical. We look forward to seeing you and your husband for another getaway soon, Stephanie More

San Diego, California
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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The_Cliffs_Resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Travelin M ~ It sounds like you had a relaxing stay with us, thank you for taking the time to share it! I am so glad you have enjoyed breakfast or a cocktail on the patio, that view can't be beat! David, in the restaurant, loves taking time to chat with our guests and it sounds like he has taken... More

Sparks, Nevada, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

OtisGuy ~ Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I'm glad you had a nice stay with us and enjoyed the ocean views! You are absolutely right, fall is a great time to visit, as the weather is beautiful and the hotel is not as busy. We hope to welcome you back soon! Take care, Stephanie More

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Gooz1974 ~ I'm glad you found your room comfortable and that you had a chance to enjoy the views from our property. I'm sorry that you were challenged for space at our pool, the beginning of August is definitely a busy time for us, as we have a lot of family activities and everyone is here to get their last... More

Columbia, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Kay R ~ I'm glad we could be a cool retreat for you and your pups! I am happy to hear that our staff has taken good care of you and been so accommodating. Thank you for being a loyal guest, we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Stay cool, Stephanie More

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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

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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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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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