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    Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

    2727 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
    +1 877-668-0122
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    • Excellent84%
    • Very good13%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “lido restaurant” (38 reviews)
    “full kitchen” (49 reviews)
    “washer dryer” (21 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The rooms are clean and well kept. The young lady at the front desk early this morning was wonderful. Very nice and took the time to care. Hard to come by such a wonderful little spot. The food and bar are also delicious and very...More

    Thank Liz C
    Response from Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Greetings Liz C, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and found our suites to be clean and well kept. We are also pleased that the Guest Service Representative...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Beautiful room with an amazing view of the ocean. The restaurant has a casual feel combined with a fine dining experience. The food was fantastic. The entire staff was extremely professional and very courteous. I would definitely stay here againMore

    Thank Matt T
    Response from Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Greetings Matt T, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are thrilled you appreciated your amazing ocean view as well as the fine cuisine in our restaurant,...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    First time staying at Dolphin Bay but not first time being here. My wife and I have used the spa and the pool before and they were wonderful. So getting to stay in a room was a highlight. We were not disappointed. We were able...More

    Thank Brent L
    Response from Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Brent L, Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor regarding your stay at Dolphin Bay. We are thrilled to hear that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed all that our property has to offer. We strive to exceed all of our...More

    Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

    We came here with my parents and our twin girls for two nights, and booked two suites. It's definitely not cheap, but if you have babies, having a separate room for them to nap and sleep is critical, and it was worth the cost to...More

    Thank Eric L
    Response from Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 10 November 2017

    Dear Eric L., Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa! We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed the views, furnishings, beach access and our attentive and friendly staff. We are also thrilled to...More

    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    We stayed here for 1 night to break up the journey from Carmel to Santa Barbara. The room(suite) was huge with a kitchen ,washing machine which really pleased my wife as we could get some clothes done rather than paying at hotels for laundry services.We...More

    Thank Phil Y
    Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 4 October 2017

    Dear Phil Y, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. Although I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your resort accommodations it's certainly tough to read about your experience in our restaurant, Lido. I honestly don't have an explanation for...More

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    28 November 2017|
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    Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
    There is a Spa Pool next to the very large regular pool. There is a Workout room.
    Nicole U
    2 July 2017|
    Response from Joost B | Reviewed this property |
    best to ask front desk
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    2 July 2017|
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    Response from knowsgoodfood_10 | Reviewed this property |
    Room Tips
    "Ocean view 2 bedroom suites are huge and have a large balcony with an amazing view."
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    "So nice you want to move it!"
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    "All rooms are quiet with great views but the best views are in the middle higher up."
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    "watch for Cal poly activties because suite prices become double the regular rate"
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