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Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Los Alamitos, California, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've stayed at DB Resort before and always enjoyed it. Great room (we had a suite), great views of the ocean, fine furnishings and amenities (our coffee maker died and was replaced immediately), good beach access, and very comfortable overall. The staff are attentive and very polite. We haven't dined at the onsite restaurant, but will one of these days....

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mike L., Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa! We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed the views, furnishings, beach access, our attentive and polite staff, as well as the prompt response of our team when the coffee maker died. Word of mouth is the best form...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't rave enough about our stay at Dolphin Bay! From the seamless check-in to our sad departure. The best consolation was knowing that we would return as soon as possible. Pismo has always been our "go-to" destination for a quick getaway and staying at DB is the best excuse to do just that and enjoy the beautiful central coast....

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear knowsgoodfood_10, Thank you for your recent review in TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and did not want to leave Dolphin Bay. We strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and we are happy to hear we did so with you. We are happy to hear that our staff was accommodating and friendly....

Encinitas, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is amazing. We stayed in an oceanfront suite and the view and amenities were fantastic. We traveled with our dog and the hotel was so accommodating. We were able to dine with her in the Lido restaurant outside. Every employee from the Valet, Front Desk Receptionist, Cleaning Crew, Restaurant Servers were so friendly and helpful. Everything about our...

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear PhotosandDogs, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor regarding your stay at Dolphin Bay. We are so pleased to hear that you had a "5 Star" stay and enjoyed all that our property has to offer with your furry family member! Our staff will be so happy to hear you appreciated that they...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed an ocean front 1 bedroom suite with a balcony that overlooked the nearby Pacific, close enough to hear the sound of the surf and feel the energy. The facilities are extraordinary, the staff was cordial and welcoming and the room and premises was clean and well taken care of. Room rates are high end. Unlike many hotels, parking...

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear BlakievanHemert, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear you felt the facilities were extraordinary, the staff was welcoming and the property was clean and well maintained! Hopefully you will have the opportunity to experience Lido during your next stay with us....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the hotel on-line by using the ratings from trip advisor. We were not disappointed. We stayed in a monstrous 1 Bedroom condo that had a partial view of the Pool and Ocean. It was very well appointed,clean and quiet. The complex is very family friendly, with an excellent pool. We toured around local wineries quite a bit so...

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings Cory905, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you found your accommodations to be spacious and well appointed. We are thrilled you were able to enjoy all the amenities on property, as well as in the immediate vicinity. We are also happy to hear that...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the past 3 years we have driven the long 15 minute drive from San Luis Obispo and as soon as I hand my car keys to Kris N. (The kindest, most helpful valet/bellhop/jack of all trades) my worries are over! Even though it is so close to home we look forward to kicking back beach side with friends and...

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Neal M, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor regarding your stay at Dolphin Bay. We are pleased to hear that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed all that our property has to offer. We strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and it's such a pleasure to hear we did so with you. We...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Ocean views Music during and after Happy hour Nice hot tub Easy on and off the 101 Easy parking Great rooms, nice kitchen Can select housekeeping times Happy has nice food and drink selection Very relaxing

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Robert M, Thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you were impressed with your accommodations and all the amenities our property has to offer. Customer service is a top priority of ours so, we are thrilled you had such a memorable stay. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

The hotel is first class! We had a one bedroom with a pool view. Everything in the room was great very well laid out and homey. Everyone from the guy that met us as we pulled up to the guy doing yard work was very pleasant! Would definitely stay here again!

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings jillstout, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear that everything at Dolphin Bay was perfect, from the valet who greeted you to our friendly landscaping staff. We strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and it's such a pleasure to hear we did so with...

Chowchilla, California
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This is a resort and is wonderful. We stayed with our two teenagers in a two bedroom with an ocean view. The kitchen, dining and living room are so nice to have for our family. We enjoyed the deck and the beautiful room decor. The room was clean and was filled with amenities for us during our stay including a...

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Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings Dairygirl1, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your 2 bedroom suite with all the amenities it has to offer. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you back to...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Amazing stay at the Dolphin bay resort. Superb service all around but a special thank you to JORDAN who went above and beyond to make our stay fantastic. Honestly we felt like royalty! The two bedroom, two bath suite was spacious and like home. The views HEAVILY , the food at Lido DELICIOUS!!! This is a bit of a splurge...

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Dear kidzrn1, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your review on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. It is truly rewarding to hear in such detail how much you enjoyed our entire property. Customer service is our top priority and it thrills us to hear how exceptional your stay was. We sincerely appreciate...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Lido at Dolphin Bay
Lido at Dolphin Bay
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set along the bluffs above one of the most beautiful coastlines in America, Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa offers exclusive 1 and 2-bedroom suites designed for elegance and comfort. Each suite provides a spacious living and dining room, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a balcony (or patio), along with all of the finest amenities. Lido Restaurant and Bar features tempting California Coastal cuisine with an emphasis on locally produced food and wines. Treat yourself to a luxurious treatment at The Spa at Dolphin Bay. From the sweeping ocean views to the impeccable service, you will escape the ordinary Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

Address: 2727 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $413 - $871 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Bay Hotel Pismo Beach
Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#1 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#11 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Top (4th) floor for best views of the ocean. Events involving a covered area for guests/attendees can obstruct views from lower floors.”
mikelQ3794PP, 6 days ago | Read review
“I don't think there's a bad room! enjoy.”
knowsgoodfood_10, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We were in a corner ocean front suite on the third floor and we left the windows open every night to hear the surf. No noise at all.”
photosanddogs, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“"Rooms on the south side are quieter" "Corner suites are large and sunny" "Higher floors have less A/C unit noise" See room options on line.”
BlakievanHemert, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Love an ocean view”
Dairygirl1, Apr 11, 2017 | Read review
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