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The Cliffs Resort

2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Ranked #11 of 28 Hotels in Pismo Beach
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect for a quick getaway. We spent 1 night here. Upon arrival we took a nice romantic walk along the water. The gym is small, but sufficient. I was looking forward to a short morning run, but was disappointed to not find access to a path. The restaurant sits on the edge of the cliff, so you get a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a picture of the Cliff Hotel in San Fran when I booked tis place. So when I go there I was disappointed but that soon went away. great location among other hotels, clean and tidy. Get a water view. Staff great. Location? Have to drive to get anything normal. And Pismo Beach is not all that. Nice place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 1 night here on our way up to Big Sur and SF. We had a beautiful ocean front room that Stephanie May gave us. What a charming person she is!! She was very helpful. It was so peaceful sitting on our deck and watching the pelicans and hawks with their babies flying by while looking at the ocean.... More 

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

Leslie K ~ It sounds like a wonderful, relaxing stay, I'm so happy Stephanie at the Front Desk took such great care of you. I hope the rest of your trip was just as lovely. Take care, Stephanie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My new bride and I did not stay at the resort... We did however enjoy a 90 minute relaxation massage with Marisa and Layla... Best. Massage. Ever. Uber professional. Super nice. Relaxing environment. Seriously LOVED it.

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

Jeffrey B ~ Congratulations to you and your wife! Thank you for choosing us for your Spa experience, I am so happy you both enjoyed yourselves so thoroughly! I will be sure to pass your compliments on to our Spa Manager. Take care, Stephanie More 

Folsom, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cliffs Resort is a perfect destination for anyone wanting a resort that is exceptional, beautiful, and each staff member is definitely courteous, professional, knowledgeable, and makes you feel like you are the most important guest they have had. Spectacular service from valet, to front desk services, restaurant, spa, and housekeeping. I will highly recommend the Cliffs to all my... More 

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

Wow, Jill C ~ thank you for the glowing review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay so much! Most importantly, I am happy that our staff took such good care of you in all areas, they are our biggest assets! We can't wait to welcome you back, Stephanie More 

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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually make it down to Santa Barbara and stay at the Montecito Inn there, but we decided to stop in Pismo Beach and try the Cliffs Resort. It was great. Definitely going back. The little town of Avila next door is worth a visit, too. Champagne and chocolate covered strawberries as we arrived for Mother's Day weekend. The pool... More 

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

KathsGottaGo ~ I am so happy you stopped at our hotel for your Mother's Day getaway, and even more happy that you enjoyed it so much! We love Avila Beach too, how lucky to catch the whales in the bay, they put on a great show. Take care, we hope to see you again soon, Stephanie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a small resort in a spectacular location overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We booked a partial ocean view room, but were given a full ocean view room on the 3rd floor. The view was the best we have ever had in a hotel: we were so close to the bay you might believe you were on a ship. The staff... More 

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

Scienceconsult ~ I am so happy you enjoyed your upgrade and took full advantage of all the amenities! We feel the same way when you walk in, like you are on a ship's balcony. I'm glad you were well taken care of by our staff as well. We hope to see you again soon, Stephanie More 

Elk Grove, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful resort at Shell Beach. Awesome view of the coastline towards Avila Beach. Sunday Breakfast/Brunch is a MUST, huge selection Great food and Fabulous service. Make sure you walk down to the beach and do some shoreline walking. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Had a room with two queen beds for me and my teenage son. Plenty of room for... More 

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

Judy M ~ sounds like a fabulous way to spend Mother's Day! I'm glad you enjoyed our Brunch, and a walk on the beach is a great way to top it off! Take care, we hope to see you and your son again soon, Stephanie More 

Diamond B
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival, I was informed my reservation could not be found. After providing my confirmation number, the mystery was solved. My first name was used as my last. Aside from that, The reservation and valet Staff was very accommodating. Rooms are clean and comfortable. The location of this hotel is stellar. We enjoyed seeing a beautiful sunset. I would recommend... More 

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

Bird R ~ I'm so sorry for the mix up at check-in, but happy to hear it was quickly resolved. We are very fortunate to have some magnificent sunsets, I am glad you were able to relax and enjoy one with us! I hope we can welcome you back again soon, Stephanie More 

Rocklin, A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service staff at all levels from Reservations, Valet parking, front desk and housekeeping service are exceptional. Today I would like to send kudos to Lexi in Reservations for her patience and assistance to book numerous rooms for an upcoming wedding party. A couple years ago I called out The Cliffs Resort that perhaps they were losing their luster with... More 

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

Hunter J ~ Thank you for taking the time to write this review, as we try to put service above all else. I am so happy Lexi was able to take such great care of you and your upcoming reservations. Thank you for the compliments on our property as well. We are continually updating details, but in just the last... More 

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