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Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

Hotels.comUSD 550*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

wonderful place for a romantic getaway midweek...beautiful suite, great food and awesome spa! the ground floor is the best as you can walk out to see the beautiful vistas...staff was very helpful in instructing us where to go sand duning..and got a discount due to staying at the Dolphin Bay! beach access is close as well..tapas night was fun with...

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

Dear Benu M, Thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your romantic midweek getaway to Dolphin Bay. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our restaurant Lido and our Spa. We strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and I am happy to hear we did so...

California
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We stayed here during the Christmas Holidays (2014) and had a great time. Dolphin Bay is a 4 star resort with 4 star price - good value but not great. You get a full size kitchen, dining, living and bedroom but the bath is off the bedroom and so our kids had to come in to use it during the...

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

Dear Jillidina, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your return stay at the resort. We are thrilled you were able to enjoy the spaciousness of your suite and all the amenities our suites and property have to offer. Customer service is a top priority of ours so we are delighted...

Santa Cruz
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Our suite was everything we expected. Much attention was paid to details. We would have enjoyed a bathtub-don't know if tubs are available in other suites. Was surprised to find that the resort is dog friendly. We will bring our dog next time we visit. All of the staff was professional and friendly.

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

Greetings Toni W, Thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your suite and the attention to detail that we put in each and every suite. We are also pleased to hear that all of the staff you encountered were professional and friendly.We look forward to welcoming you back the next...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2016

My Partner and I stayed for one night in the Dolphin Bay Spa resort. Guest Manager Lisa was like meeting a fairy godmother after a long ardous drive on Interstate 1 from San Diego. The hotel was not at full occupancy, and so we were upgraded to a fabulous sea view-suite (nb. all the rooms are suites, so everyone gets...

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

Dear HotelLaddie, 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. It is disappointing to hear that your experience in our restaurant, Lido did not...

Rancho Cucamonga, California
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Our family has been going to the Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa for many years. We typically get a 2 bedroom suite and stay for about a week. We love it so much that we have decided to spend every Christmas there. It has become our new family tradition. This will be our fifth year and we can't say enough...

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

Dear Barbara J, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback in regards to your recent stay. We are pleased to hear that Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa has become your Christmas tradition. We are happy you find the rooms, pool, grounds and mostly the staff to be absolutely fabulous. We look forward to welcome you and...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Really there is nothing bad to say about Dolphin Bay. We stayed here two separate times. The staff is wonderful and rooms are very nicely kept. Beds are good, in- room kitchen excellent, and grounds well maintained. This stay was marred by a car alarm continuing to go off during one of the nights (they could not locate the owner)....

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

Dear Arnbrown, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the charm, personality and natural beauty of Dolphin Bay. We are also glad to hear that you found our staff to be wonderful. We strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and we are happy...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We got a Oceanview 2 bedroom room, myself and 3 friends , the view was amazing from the second floor. This included a fully stocked kitchen, you can even order groceries in advance , but we decided to just buy some groceries for ourselves. They have a washer/dryer , came in handy since we went for a swim, and we...

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

Greetings Grace F, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased you enjoyed your beautiful suite along with all of the amenities we have to offer. How exciting that you were able to see dolphins and whales from your patio! We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort...

Brazil
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Midway from SFO and LAX this is definitely a hidden gem. During end of year holidays, we did California by car, thus stopping in several different and interesting places. On our way to LA we found Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa, what a place! The rooms are incredible, very spacious and a fully functional apartment with two rooms, living room,...

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

Greetings BrazilAca, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us. We are pleased you enjoyed your beautiful suite along with all of the amenities we have to offer. We are thrilled that you were able to enjoy our restaurant, Lido. We are happy that the kids were...

London
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Perfectly situated all suites hotel with a great restaurant, amazing cliffside location and most of all huge and well equipped rooms. Really a great experience with our three young kids. Wish more hotels were this comfortable for families.

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

Dear LondonRuraltraveller, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Dolphin Bay. We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed your comfortable accommodation, the amazing cliffside views, and our great restaurant Lido. It will be a pleasure to welcome...

Eagan, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

This place is spacious, on an amazing cliff location and has everything you need to relax! The restaurant and bar are top notch! I would come back in a heartbeat! I did not have time for the spa, but the grounds offer places to lay back and enjoy the sun and the view in complete quiet! With room service and...

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

Greetings DrummerGelly, 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 also happy that you were able to enjoy the amazing views that our property offers. We are thrilled that you had the opportunity to dine in our restaurant, Lido. Hopefully you will...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre 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 Centre 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
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $552 - $1,171 (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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“Views are the only difference ... A partial ocean view or full ocean view are fabulous. Pool views also have views of the ocean.”
alisonf501, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Top (4th) floor for best views of the ocean. Events involving a covered area for guests/attendees can obstruct views from lower floors.”
mikelQ3794PP, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“I don't think there's a bad room! enjoy.”
knowsgoodfood_10, 3 May 2017 | 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, 2 May 2017 | 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, 1 May 2017 | Read review
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