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Tarporley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well the welcome was strange - reception full of girl hockey players Reception clerks - not the best- the room - not the best looking over a building site and some very strange looking bedroom furniture however it was clean and the bed was comfy. The restaurant arrangements were strange!! Breakfast on the last day at 10am no - brunch...

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

ken b ~ Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your stay, I'm sorry you didn't receive a warm greeting at check-in, and that your stay was not up to par. However, I'm glad you found the room clean and comfortable. I hope you enjoyed the remainder of your travels. Thank you, Stephanie

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, you are not near to shops or a city. You are located in the middle of a long coastline. the nearest town is small and at least 10 mins cab. You can get an UBER to local grills and small towns. We went to Cool Cat Cafe nearby. It's a cheap but very decent diner that cost about $9...

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

CimmyP ~ We're so happy to have been a part of your epic getaway! I'm glad you had a chance to relax on the balcony and enjoy the view of the ocean, there's nothing better. I hope we have a chance to welcome you back soon. Take care, Stephanie

Palmdale, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Pismo Beach for New Years and stayed at our favorite Pismo hotel, The Cliffs Resort. The staff is always friendly and helpful, and we always enjoy our time there. We love the ocean view rooms, especially with the fireplace! It was very cold this visit so the fireplace was much appreciated. The only thing we have a small...

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

C S ~ Thank you for your continued loyalty, we are honored to be your favorite local hotel! I am sorry that your latest stay was not as quiet and relaxed as usual, we look forward to having a chance to make it up to you on your next visit. Thank you, Stephanie

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an outstanding property located right on the ocean. The rooms have been updated with all the latest innovations. Their luxury suites are world class, but all rooms are well done. The hotel has a spa, a restaurant and cocktail lounge. They have programs that include breakfast or a room without breakfast. They also have good packages for local...

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

AlanA0531 ~ Thank you for the nice review, I am so happy that you enjoyed your time with us! Take care, Stephanie

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great value hotel, wish I had more time to stay there and intend to come back in the summer. Clean, tidy, quiet and cozy, good size rooms and beds. The restaurant next door was also good, the family and I had a great night and meal there after a long drive along the coast..

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

damienk2016 ~ I am so happy that we could be a nice respite for you and your family from your long drive. We look forward to welcoming you back this summer, hopefully for a longer stay! Take care, Stephanie

Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous view. Quaint lobby. Friendly staff. VERY clean and comfortable--the beds are amazing. I had mentioned that it was our anniversary at booking for what was already a fantastic deal. We arrived to an upgraded suite with champagne, truffles, a card and a stunning room. I've traveled--from Italy to Istanbul--staying in a wide range of accommodations, and honestly, this was...

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

Happy Anniversary, codara! Thank you for the amazing review, I am thrilled at how pleased you were with your visit. I hope we will have a chance to welcome you back for your next anniversary! Take care, Stephanie

Reviewed 7 December 2016

For those who have read my reviews, I always mentioned my problem getting a good night's sleep! My reservation contained a comment to please give me a quiet area due to my issue. The registration clerk did inform me their attempt at giving me a room in a quiet area and if it wasn't quiet enough, they would move me....

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

Lupe H ~ I am thrilled that you enjoyed your first stay so thoroughly! I understand how important a good night sleep is, and I am happy to hear that you had a "peaceful and soothing" stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Take care, Stephanie

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The Cliffs is a getaway in every sense of the word. This one of the two resort-style hotels on top of the breathtaking cliff above Pismo Beach (technically shell beach). Every night crowds gather at the edge of the cliff to snap endless shots of the sunset over the water. And even though it can be chilly in the winter,...

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

Thank you for the wonderful review, SoCalJ ~ I am so happy that we have been your cliffside oasis! I hope we will have a chance to welcome you back soon. Take care, Stephanie

Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My husband and I travel to the Central Coast often, normally staying at The Cliffs, a resort we have always loved. We recently stayed at The Cliffs, and when we arrived, we were utterly surprised with the stark change in service. The valet, as always, is helpful and efficient. We arrived at the front desk, expecting the usual stellar, upbeat...

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

Julie C ~ I am so sorry that you weren't received with the warm welcome you are used to from us! I have shared your comments with our Front Desk Managers and they will be sharing it with our staff. It is important for them to understand how their actions (or lack of them) are felt by our guests. Our...

Manteca, California
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Rooms are nice! People are nice. Property is nice. We didn't care for the restaurant at happy hour food. They took good care of us and we had a nice time here. The pool was pretty warm and the hot tub was nice. We enjoyed the fire pit in the evening watching the sun set.

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Thank you for your kind words, Sally J ~ a warm pool, hot tub and firepit are pretty nice as the evenings are getting chilly! I'm sorry to hear that you weren't thrilled with our Happy Hour, I hope that didn't stand in the way of having a fabulous stay! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
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. Friday night wine and cheese reception and Saturday Sangria Reception. Heated, outdoor oceanfront pool, new Spa diaFeliz 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, Lunch and Dinner Daily, as well as Sunday Brunch. 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
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: £156 - £217 (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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“Sea View and balcony if you can. Well worth it.!”
 of 5 bubbles CimmyP, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The regular rooms are a good value, but the luxury suites are a real treat”
 of 5 bubbles AlanA0531, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pool area can be noisy when occupied but closes at 10;00 p.m.”
 of 5 bubbles 183lupeh, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a good beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles Ibrand2015, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Fifth floor with fireplace 500, 501, 502”
 of 5 bubbles AJohnson2, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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