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“Great views, kid-friendly, pet-friendly.” 4 of 5 stars
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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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“Great views, kid-friendly, pet-friendly.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stayed at the Cliffs this 4th of July weekend. We had a wonderful experience. Pool is a bit small but heated. It was a holiday weekend so spa was usually crowded, but we really like the way they are kid and pet friendly. They have s'mores out by pool at 7:00 pm and hot chocolate. Friday n Saturday they had a movie also out by pool. They have nice walking paths to take the dog out for a walk. Rooms were clean, staff was friendly.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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cliffs_resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review, July 11, 2013
Mruano, thank you for taking the time to write your review, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and were on property to take advantage of our Kids Club activities,like the movies and the s'mores (which are not just for the kids :) )!
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

What a relaxing stay we had at the Cliffs Resort. Our room was comfortable and spacious w/frig and microwave in room. Robes for lounging were soft and comfy. Breakfast was not included but we added it to our package and it was a full-spread with an made-to-order omelet station and delicious freshly baked muffins. Easy access to the beach and walking trail. Nice pool and lounging area. The hotel staff was very helpful - great service from the valet staff. Easy access to the freeway and only a short distance to San Luis Obispo and about a 30-minute drive to Hearst Castle. I recommend this hotel if you like easy beach access.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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cliffs_resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review, July 9, 2013
nrmad ~ I'm so glad you enjoyed a relaxing stay at our hotel, and found our staff helpful and accommodating. It sounds like you started your day with Hannah's freshly baked muffins too, what a treat! We look forward to seeing you again.
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Campbell, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

My wife and I came back to this hotel with my sister and husband traveling from out of state. We wanted to show the central coast has to offer over the more familiar Beach locales, The hotel has amazing views, access to a nice beach, very dog friendly, and all of the staff is extremely helpful. The oceanfront bar is a great spot to enjoy the late afternoon sun,and many locals flock to the place for the atmosphere. The clientele is friendly and laid back an overall family atmosphere.

We got great service from Catherine at the front desk who was very accommodating and helped my sister get the room of her dreams!

We'll be back

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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cliffs_resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review, July 4, 2013
amookru ~ Thank you for such a kind review and endorsement to your family! I'm so glad you all enjoyed your stay and that Catherine could help make your sister's stay fantastic. Hope to see you again soon, we will save a table for you on the patio!
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San Bruno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We left a very expensive pair of sunglasses in our room upon check out. Two weeks later we realized they were gone. Called the hotel, they said Sylvia, housekeeping staff, found the glasses and kept them in housekeeping. The Cliffs resort is going to FedEx the glasses to our home. Great staff, fun place to stay, thanks to Sylvia and hotel staff.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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cliffs_resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Julie P, thank you for taking the time to write your review. I'm glad we were able to locate your glasses and get them back to you quickly. Sylvia is a longtime employee, thank you for recognizing her great service and honesty. We look forward to your next stay!
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Rosville, CA
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Stayed here with my family for two nights in June. The hotel is great, right on the water. Great pool and spa, beautiful view. Access to beach. Rooms were comfortable, bathrooms a little small. Great stay and we will return.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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cliffs_resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
sksanche ~ Thank you for taking your time to write this review. It sounds like you were able to enjoy most of our amenities, I'm so glad you and your family had such a good time. We look forward to your next visit!
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Fresno, California
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights. It was very nice. Our room faced the parking lot so it was a little noisy but not too bad. My daughter loved the pool. Even though it was pretty windy while we were there. The pool is protected by all the buildings and it made our pool time a lot more comfortable. Overall it was a very nice getaway spot.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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cliffs_resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
ElizabethO ~ It has been warm, I'm so glad we could provide a nice, refreshing getaway for you and your family! For your next stay, our Partial Ocean view rooms (the next category up) are very quiet as they face an open lot and look up the coast toward Avila Beach. Hope to see you again soon!
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Madrid, Spain
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32 hotel reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Comfortable, thought for the summer and right by the beach. This hotel is convenient when the beach is what you are looking for. Big rooms, some of them allow you to walk straight from your room to the beach.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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cliffs_resort, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
GLSMAD ~ Thank you for your review, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Enjoy the rest of your travels!
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Address: 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Amenities:
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
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#7 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#11 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#12 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Cliffs Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 165
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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Also Known As:
The Cliffs Hotel Pismo Beach
Cliffs Hotel Pismo Beach
Cliffs Resort Pismo Beach
Cliffs Pismo Beach
Pismo Beach Cliff Resort

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