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Shelbyville, Indiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most beautiful property we have ever stayed at. The room amenities were incredible. We had a partial ocean view overlooking the pool area and the view was amazing. I can't say enough good things about this resort. It was at the top of our price range but it was an experience we won't ever forget!

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing room with a balcony looking out to see... we arrived to see the sun set. Absolutely amazing, large and well equipped apartment. Not the cheapest and not much of a resort to talk of but recommended.

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

Dear Naigle, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor regarding your stay at Dolphin Bay. We are thrilled to hear you had an excellent stay and enjoyed all that our property has to offer. How wonderful that you were able to enjoy a beautiful California sunset. We strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and it's such... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for the second time a few days ago - absolutely love this hotel. The suites are huge, clean and well-equipped. Housekeeping and front desk are helpful and go out of their way to make sure that everything you need is taken care of. Welcoming for families, kids and pets and a beautiful, luxurious location on the beach.....only critique is... More 

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

Greetings Anette J, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and all the amenities our resort has to offer. We are also happy to hear that you found the staff to be friendly and helpful. We sincerely appreciate your honest feedback regarding your experience in... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been coming to Dolphin Bay for years and always enjoy our stay. Our favorite part is that generously sized accomodations-- perfect for families! The grounds are lovely with a fantastic lawn overlooking the ocean. Here are a few areas for improvements: - We love the food at Lido but the service has gone downhill dramatically. We had several meals... More 

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Thank CurlGurl310
Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear CurlGurl310, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on TripAdvisor. Although I am happy to hear you appreciated the beautiful, clean and well-appointed suites, I would like to extend my sincerest apologies for the service you received in Lido. We never intend for any of our guests to leave unsatisfied with our product and service but... More 

buckinghamshire
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent 2 night stay, the apartment was very comfortable and well equipped. Service was also excellent other than dinner in the restaurant which was slow when we ate there. Location is handy, just off the Highway- a short taxi or car drive into Pismo.

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

Dear Audrey H, Thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Dolphin Bay. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our comfortable and well equipped suites. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are visiting the central coast. Warm Regards, The... More 

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in August and wish we'd stayed longer. The suite was spacious, very well equipped and extremely comfortable. Staff were all very professional and helpful. The pool was lovely with plenty of fresh towels available. The resort is in a fantastic location on the seafront. Loved every minute.

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

Dear Sarah H, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor regarding your stay at Dolphin Bay. We are thrilled to hear that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed all that our property has to offer, along with our 5 Star service. We strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and it's such a pleasure to hear... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located half way between LA and SF, Dolphin Bay is perfect for families. The setting is lovely, and the suites, amenities, and service are outstanding. Lisa, manager at the front desk was amazingly helpful, including sending us family photos we left by mistake. The front desk even has indoor and outdoor games for the guests to use. The spa was... More 

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

Dear Goldman2016, Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear that you were warmly greeted by our hotel management team and staff. We are happy that you enjoyed the spaciousness of your suite and all the amenities it has to offer. We are pleased to hear you were able to enjoy our Spa. We look... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it here. Travelling around California as a family of 5. This was just perfect. From the warm welcome on arrival to the incredible suite we had overlooking the ocean. I have never been so happy to see a washing machine!! Full kitchen too so a relief from eating three meals a day in restaurants. Pool and beach are... More 

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

Greetings Karenwlu,, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the spaciousness of your suite and were able to enjoy all the amenities our suites and property have to offer. We are thrilled to hear that you were greeted warmly by our staff. How fun that you and your family were able... More 

san francisco
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28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother treated us to a two bedroom ocean view suite to celebrate a birthday. We were a party of three, but a family of 6 could easily stay in a 2 bedroom suite or two couples with one kid each. The view was spectacular sitting on the balcony and we enjoyed the sunrise and sunset. One of the bathrooms... More 

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

Dear Wctraveler34, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your spacious suite and that you were able to relax and experience the beautiful sunrise and sunset from your private balcony. We are thrilled that you enjoyed all the amenities we offer and had an opportunity to visit the surrounding... More 

San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed here multiple times and am always impressed. Spacious 1 and 2 bedroom suites with beautiful views of the Pacific. The suites are updated, clean and well taken care of. Great for a weekend getaway.

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

Dear Catherine B, We appreciate you taking the time to share your recent experience at Dolphin Bay on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear your suite was spotless and you were able to enjoy the beautiful views of the pacific. We truly appreciate your continued patronage and look forward to welcoming you back to the resort soon. Warmest Regards, The... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Lido at Dolphin Bay
Lido at Dolphin Bay
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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 resorts' spa, La Bonne Vie. From the sweeping ocean views to the impeccable service, you will savor every moment at 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: $398 - $811 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa
Dolphin Bay Hotel Pismo Beach
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#11 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
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