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Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

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Room & Suite (532)
Dining (59)
Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lido restaurant”(38 reviews)
“full kitchen”(56 reviews)
“washer dryer”(22 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4 Star Hotel
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Offers from Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa
Special Rate: Complimentary 4th Night!
Offers from Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa
Special Rate: Complimentary 4th Night!
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just returned from a Fri-Sun Anniversary & big birthday trip here. What to say...? Lovely grounds, good views from our suite. Our suite. I almost have no words for it! Bigger than my first apartment way back when. Kitchen nicer than my current one. Dining...More

Thank Sally R
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Between the customer service, the spa, setting, and amenities, you truly feel like you're staying at a resort on par with a Four Seasons or St. Regis. The staff is attentive, kind, and accomodating. The views are amazing and the pool temperature is perfect. The...More

3  Thank JEVTodd
Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 30 August 2017

Dear JEVTodd, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor with the rest of the world! We are so happy that you felt staying at Dolphin Bay was on par with a Four Seasons or St. Regis property. We pride ourselves...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked a two night stay with my wife and truly enjoyed this resort. As mentioned by other reviewers, the units are well sized condos with large kitchens and a washer/dryer combo machine. We had an ocean facing balcony that provided scenic views of the ocean...More

Thank Discerning-Nicholas
Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Discerning-Nicholas, Thank you for providing us with your comments on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your two night stay at Dolphin Bay. We are pleased to hear that our staff was friendly and that you enjoyed our beautiful property....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place, especially for families. We stopped here for just one night en route down the 101 but will definitely return for longer next time! The rooms are fantastic, especially for travelling with kids. They are spacious with full kitchens and we had...More

Thank RachelTCsf
Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear RachelTCsf, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at the resort. It’s always rewarding to hear when our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel website says room service available until 10 pm. Because of closure of highway 1 , we had to go back from Big Sur to Monterey to go to Pismo Beach and there was significant traffic jam so we did not eat , reached 933pm....More

Thank joe9999369
Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear joe9999369, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent visit at Dolphin Bay. I am saddened to hear that we did not exceed all of your expectations during stay. I can only imagine how disappointed you...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$428 - US$866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#11 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$428 - US$866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#11 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (287)
Room & Suite (532)
Dining (59)
Pool & Beach (57)
Amenities (68)
Questions & Answers
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shahkris
7 May 2018|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
Wind could be an issue depending on how the wind blows, the pool is on the 4th floor. However, it is protected on at least one side if not two. I'd risk it.
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Lisa W
27 March 2018|
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Response from Liz C | Reviewed this property |
They had air conditioners when I was there so it wasn’t a problem
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Room Tips
"Reserve an ocean facing room."
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"Get oceanfront - they will take your breath away"
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"Rooms near the pool on the first floor make it easy to get to the pool"
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"Pool level rooms are convenient with kids, but upper floors have better views."
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