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The Cliffs Resort

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Walnut Creek, California
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51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at The Cliffs for two nights with our dog on our way to a family event in Southern California. The resort is very dog friendly, even offering a room service menu that includes entrees for your dog. There is a one time additional pet fee during your stay. For those who don't want a room that has housed... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had heard about this hotel and was anxious to stay. Loved the small size and of course the gorgeous location. Rooms are very nice with balconies and comfortable furniture. The restaurant on site I did not visit but had great views just not a large selection of items especially if you wanted something like an appetizer. Loved the access... More 

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Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Denapriser ~ I am happy to hear that your stay lived up to your expectations, aren't the sea otters amazing! I understand your feelings about our Parking/Resort Fee, although we make every effort to be very clear about it from the beginning of the reservation process as we don't want it to be a surprise. Because our parking can be... More 

Warwickshire
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel with stunning coastline scenery at beginning of Big Sur. Excellent small intimate restaurant that my 17 year old enjoyed. Lovely room straight onto garden and a good pool. Although no windbreak so did get cold even in July! Pool is heated and a lovely little black down some wooden steps. Well worth staying.

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Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

superstarCA ~ It is always high praise when the whole family has a good time, I am happy to hear it! Thank you for the kind words. Hope to see you again soon. Take care, Stephanie More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked one night stay on very short notice and was very impressed with this hotel. The service from staff from desk to valet parking was superb. The beds was super comfortable and rooms beautiful. Although we did not use the swimming pool, it looked very inviting. The beach was just a couple of steps away and our kids loved... More 

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Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

chantal19vt ~ I am so happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay (the tidepools are wonderful)! Thank you for your feedback, it is always great to hear that you were well taken care of by the staff, I will be sure to share this with them. I hope we can welcome you back for a longer stay in... More 

Tunis, Tunisia
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32 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We Made a stop for one night and then extended as the view was amazing. Excellent Desk team and valet parking. Good restaurant and service. Price was reasonable for a suite looking on the Pacific. We had to change the Room as very noisy around the pool. The Beach is amazing for chilling and watch the surfers. The room clearly... More 

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Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

BusinessShipTrav ~ It sounds like you really enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. That's great that you were able to extend your stay, and relax a little longer. However, I am sorry about the early morning disturbance. I have shared your comments with our Housekeeping Manager, so we can train our... More 

San Bernardino, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We slept wonderful, the staff was outstanding and look for a return visit. The view is outstanding. Was looking for a great get away and this was it! I would recommend this place for family, couples or just for yourself.

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Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Wow, Christopher ~ I'm thrilled to hear that you had such a great stay! Thank you for the kind words, we look forward to seeing you again soon! Take care, Stephanie More 

San Diego, California
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Cliffs Resort in Pismo Beach recently with my family and my dog. Thanks Kathleen for making our whole family's arrival and stay comfortable and fun. This is a great resort with fantastic service all around; including the front desk staff, servers and bell servers. Thanks, Cliffs!!

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Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

erinmcconville ~ I am so happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Take care, Stephanie More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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85 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved Pismo Beach and this resort. Our room was perfect and offered a beautiful view of the ocean and pool. . Our room was spacious and clean and they allowed us to check in early because our room was available. It was a bit strange to see so many dogs but I guess if you are a dog... More 

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Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

Christine M ~ I am so happy that you enjoyed your time with us, thank you for the wonderful review. It sounds like you had a chance to explore the property, even down to the beach. While at low tide, you can sunbathe there, but as the tide comes up, the beach is better suited for tidepooling. We hope to... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so pleased with the staff at The Cliffs! We were very stressed and looking for a relaxing getaway, and The Cliffs is the place to go! Katie at the front desk was so helpful with all of our questions and always had a number of suggestions for restaurants to dine at and attractions to check out in the... More 

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Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

joden229 ~ I am so happy that we could be a wonderful escape for you. Your comments make me smile, as service is our top priority, and it sounds like Katie and Crosby took good care of you. I hope you enjoyed some of their local recommendations. We look forward to welcoming you back for your next getaway! Take care,... More 

Long Beach, California
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73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cliffs is an amazing resort to stay at, the location and views are beautiful! It is a very dog friendly resort which is great for those of us with fur-babies! the pool is nice although a bit small for the number of people staying, its gets busy quick. Close to the each though which is very nice! Resort fees... More 

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Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Resort, responded to this review

ltlchristine ~ We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you had a chance to explore the beach with your pups! We look forward to welcoming you all back soon. Take care, Stephanie More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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. Breakfast served Mon-Sat 7 a.m. -10:30 a.m. Sunday Brunch 8 a.m -2 p.m. Lunch Daily 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Dinner Daily 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Live music select days throughout the year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cliffs Resort

Address: 2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $221 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Cliffs Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 165
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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
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#6 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#10 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
#11 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
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