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Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lido restaurant”(38 reviews)
“full kitchen”(56 reviews)
“washer dryer”(22 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star 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...
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Offers & Announcements: Complimentary 4th Night!
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Location and contact
2727 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
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9.3 km to County Airport
18 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Dolphin Bay has only gotten better and better. My original stay was just for a long weekend but I extended my vacation a total of four times because I couldn't bear to leave this amazing Resort. the entire staff, including Erica the hotel manager, to...More

Thank Christy H
Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Holland H, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your review on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay at Dolphin Bay. It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your time at the resort. It is truly rewarding to hear...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Our family of four booked a spacious three bedroom suite. The second-floor ocean view was fantastic. The amenities were adequate, if not Four Season's quality. Who needs that in Pismo Beach where it is all about the outdoors. Dine at Lido, a fine dining experience...More

Thank Richard G
Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 6 March 2018

Greetings Richard G, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the spaciousness of our suites and the quality of our amenities. We are thrilled you were able to enjoy Lido...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We got a little rain, but Saturday was beautiful & sunny. We’ve stayed here before and it’s a gorgeous Resort. The 2 bdrm suites are spacious on the third floor, but not as spacious on 1st floor. The on-site restaurant is delicious and the staff...More

Thank B3711ISelainel
Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 6 March 2018

Dear B3711ISelainel, Thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear you were impressed with your accommodations and enjoyed the spaciousness of your 3rd floor suite. We are thrilled you were able to experience our restaurant, Lido and...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We reserved a partial ocean view room, for a last minute long weekend getaway. The assigned room turned out to be on the North side of the North building. Not exactly sunny in February. Fortunately, Melissa and her front desk colleague, managed to move us...More

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Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 8 February 2018

Dear GsparkMD, Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear Melissa was able to accommodate and move you to another suite that offered better sunlight. We strive to exceed all of our guests’ expectations and we are happy to hear...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Surprised my gf on her birthday here with a two bedroom suite. We've stayed in the one bedroom before but the two bedroom was amazing! I only booked the two bedroom because it has a bathtub and boy was it worth it. The floor plan...More

Thank Jesse V
Response from Erica C, General Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Jesse V, Thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your 2 bedroom suite along with the bathtub, spaciousness and the view that the suite offers. We are also happy to hear that...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$425 - US$877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#11 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$425 - US$877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#2 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
#11 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (532)
Dining (59)
Pool & Beach (57)
Amenities (68)
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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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