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Shore Cliff Hotel
Ranked #8 of 27 Hotels in Pismo Beach
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“Awesome view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2012

Our room was terrific, and enjoyed every moment if this visit! Pool area is awesome, and lounge chairs are most comfy. The continental breakfast was enjoyable. (would help if they were able to locate coffee and drinks to one separate area, as to not backlog line on weekends). Only drawback that I saw was one washer and dryer for 2 large buildings. But, c'est la vie! This just happened to be one time I needed to do laundry...I usually don't...so this may be the norm? Anyway, staff and all are most accommodating. Would definitely stay here again!

Room Tip: I requested the ocean view..it was awesome!
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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, General Manager at Shore Cliff Hotel, responded to this review, 13 July 2012
Thank you for your feed back! We welcome all comments and constructive critisism in regards to your recent stay. We are looking into adding an additional beverage station to make the "flow" a little better. Hope to see you again in the near future!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights and had a wonderful time. We had an ocean view room and you could see the sea from bed which was great. The room was big and really nicely kept with a balcony too. The location was great and only a very short drive (you could walk if you wanted to) to Pismo beach. Our room looked right over the sea and had a great pool which was really quiet and protects you from the wind! The breakfast was OK, pretty average, but still had toast and muffins and a pancake machine which was quite impressive!!!! I would absolutely stay here again it was great!

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Plymouth, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2012

Located right on the ocean. Room clean and fresh. Staff friendly. Ample parking. Very pleased with stay. Best Western's breakfast just needs some improving.

Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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, General Manager at Shore Cliff Hotel, responded to this review, 26 June 2012
Thank you for the very nice comments. We are glad that you enjoyed the accomodations at our hotel. We hope to see you again in the near future!

Regards,

Karen
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Van Nuys, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2012

We had visited this hotel years ago and moved to another on someone's recommendation. As you can see, we're back--and love it!

Room Tip: Seek the "pier" view, rather than face front, where you might "bake" in the rele...
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Goleta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2012

The entire hotel overlooks the ocean. We stayed in a north facing room (away from the pier) and the setting was unbelievable. We watched the waves roll in from our balcony while enjoying the truffles and sparkling cider as part of the romantic dinner package. Then we enjoyed dinner at Ventana Grill next door and watched the sunset while eating fancy food. Could hear the waves crashing softly from our room all night long. Comfortable bed, high quality room, good continental breakfast. Highly recommend!

Room Tip: Rooms on the north side - better view of the ocean. Also, second floor has a better view too.
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Karen F, General Manager at Shore Cliff Hotel, responded to this review, 18 June 2012
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We are glad that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your feedback and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Karen
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2012

I Love this hotel. First of all...this is the best view for your money. Oceanfront is Great! But, the 2 bedroom suites are the best in Pismo! Especially, if you are traveling with another couple or family...PLENTY of SPACE! You hear the water crashing against the rocks so clearly! This is my favorite place for a short vacation. I travel from Sacramento to Pismo Beach at least 3 times a year to take advantage of the peace and quiet I always received here at this hotel! My husband and I enjoyed our stay so much, we were married at this location on May 18th. The staff done an excellent job with assisting my guest and with all the room accommondations! All my guest bragged on how much they loved their room and the views. The wedding was beautiful! The staff was AWESOME...especially Angelina! Thank you for making my day that much special!

Room Tip: Ventana Grill has good food and the waiters were outstanding. I had alot of difficulty planning my...
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Karen F, General Manager at Shore Cliff Hotel, responded to this review, 18 June 2012
I am glad that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Karen
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Felton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

Had a last minute wedding to attend on Memorial weekend and this was the only hotel that would let us book just one night. The lobby itself is really nicely done. The front desk clerk was nice and gave us options of what floor to stay on. We chose the 3rd building 3rd floor room 315.

The entry way has a nice tile then it's carpeted. Nice furnishings and a small balcony with a gorgeous view! There's two chairs and a table to sit and have coffee at while admiring the view.
The bathroom toiletries are Bath and Body Works which the ladies will appreciated. Dual sinks and a big mirror behind the door which I loved! Not many hotels have these. The towels super soft they must have been brand new. Thanks BW!

There's a nice size pool and jacuzzi and it's nicely landscaped. My only problem with the pool was that early on Sunday morning it seemed there was a cartful of children in the pool crying and screaming. So if by the pool be prepared not to sleep in.

My only gripe about the hotel is that when other guests are leaving their rooms when the doors shut it is extremely loud!

We ate at the Ventana Grill next door and it's a beautiful restaraunt. Try the fish sandwich and pineapple margarita. We had a table right next to the window for a nice ocean view.

If in Pismo beach again I would pick the Shore Cliff Lodge again buy maybe stay in the 2nd building because of the pool noise in the morning.

Room Tip: On the weekends you might want to a room away from the pool area if you want to sleep in.
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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, General Manager at Shore Cliff Hotel, responded to this review, 26 June 2012
Hi

Thank you for your feedback! What a great Ambassador for our hotel. I love that you see the little "details". We are looking into the "slamming of the door" problem. I know this is a problem and can be very annoying especially when trying to sleep. I am glad that we were able to accomodate your one night stay and hope that you can return when you can stay longer.

Regards,

Karen
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Property: Shore Cliff Hotel
Address: 2555 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2111
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Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#7 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#7 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Shore Cliff Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 99
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perched atop the cliffs in Pismo Beach, 90 feet above the Pacific Ocean, Shore Cliff Hotel, formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Shore Cliff Lodge features a beautiful newly renovated oceanfront location. Boasting private balconies or patios from every room to enjoy the panoramic views, the Shore Cliff Hotel offers travelers the ideal Pismo Beach location. Enjoy the largest oceanfront heated pool in Pismo Beach, spa services, complimentary expanded continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi and free parking. ... more   less 
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