The Cliffs Hotel And Spa

2757 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449, United States
+1 805 773 5000

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based on 1 526 reviews
The Cliffs Hotel And Spa - Pismo Beach, CA, United States
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 5,1 km
Location rating 9,0
Nearest airport San Luis Obispo County
Distance to airport 9,1 km



Double rooms

R2 816+

Bed type
Nightly base price
R2 816 per night
R3 290 per night

Standard rooms

R2 624+

Bed type
Nightly base price
R2 624 per night

Queen rooms

R2 666+

Bed type
Nightly base price
Queen bed
R2 666 per night
Queen bed
R2 746 per night
Queen bed
R2 914 per night
Queen bed
R3 165 per night
Queen bed
R3 168 per night
Queen bed
R3 376 per night
Queen bed
R3 490 per night
Queen bed
R3 823 per night
Queen bed
R3 824 per night
Queen bed
R4 343 per night
Queen bed
R4 756 per night
Queen bed
R4 931 per night




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access to the beach in 34 reviews
amazing bed in 45 reviews
balcony door in 19 reviews
complimentary wine in 12 reviews
great pool in 51 reviews
location loved in 96 reviews
reception staff in 7 reviews
restaurant staff in 100 reviews
room service in 40 reviews
room with very nice in 17 reviews
santa barbara in 4 reviews
spa services in 15 reviews
valet parking in 32 reviews
view of the ocean in 48 reviews
  • Excellent
    Feb 2020

    The view was wonderful. The patio was facing the pool and part of ocean.

    The location, the view, the food and friendly environment Thanks

  • Good
    Jan 2020

    overall a great stay, like the hotel, location and price

  • Okay
    Jan 2020

    We only had partial Ocean view but it was an amazing view none the less!! Pool and Hot Tub were the highlite for my Son.

    The Vent above the door ratteled all night. It was most annoying. Thank goodness I had a pair of Earplugs.

  • Excellent
    Jan 2020

    The Hospitality was amazing. That's all I have to say about that. Each staff member is phenomenal and was vital to ensuring my wife enjoyed her Birthday. The staff really brings the cliffs hotel and spa to life. If you're reading this staff members. THANK YOU!!

  • Excellent
    Jan 2020

    Great customer service, management Janine

    Beautiful view

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The Cliffs Hotel and Spa is an upscale resort that offers comfortable accommodation for couples, families and other guests. Each room features spacious works stations, flatscreen TVs, and Italian marble. Upgraded suites come with beach and pool access, while others offer private patios and wrap-around balconies with sweeping views of the ocean.

Dining options at the hotel revolve around MARISOL, a full-service restaurant that serves California-inspired cuisine, weekend brunches, and an extensive wine list. The hotel also boasts an award-winning bar, where guests can enjoy microbrews, cocktails, and more while soaking in the scenery.

The heated, outdoor oceanfront pool offers poolside dining so guests don’t have to tear themselves away from the ocean breeze. Direct beach access is also available, as well as a full-service spa, a 24-hour gym, and a sauna. Guests don’t have to venture far from The Cliffs to find hiking, golf, and a winery—they’re all located within moments of the hotel.

With its location in San Luis Obispo County between Los Angeles and San Francisco, The Cliffs is close to many of the coast’s top attractions. The hotel offers a free shuttle service to San Luis Obispo Airport, 12 miles away, and the nearest Amtrak station, about 6 miles away. It’s also located within a 20-minute drive of T Pismo Dunes Natural Preserve and Pismo State Beach.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

8,8 Excellent

based on 1 526 reviews









Things to know

  • Nice building
  • Friendly service
  • Great view

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Policies vary by room type and provider.


Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Business centre
Concierge service
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Bicycle hire
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Express check out
24-hour front desk
Free airport shuttle
Storage available
EV charging station
Laundry facilities
Pets not allowed
Train station shuttle
Free valet parking
Wedding services

FAQs when booking at The Cliffs Hotel And Spa

What are the available services for couples spending their honeymoon at The Cliffs resort?

If you are celebrating getting married at the resort, consider booking the Honeymoon Dreaming package for your stay. You will be given The Sunset Suite which has its own Jacuzzi tub, you will get a complimentary bottle of champagne and some chocolate, and breakfast can be enjoyed in bed every morning in privacy. Included in the package are also a couple’s massage treatment at the spa, dinner at Marisol restaurant, as well as a meal by candlelight with a local bottle of wine on your suite’s patio.

Can I book a combination of treatments at the spa at The Cliffs resort?

Guests wishing for a special spa experience and a few different treatments can look into booking one of the four available spa packages. The Detoxifying Day Package goes for over 3h and includes a Detox Body Treatment, a Massage and a Facial customized to your needs. Glow Day is a 2h package which includes a Revitalizing Treatment for your body, a customized facial and an eye treatment. The Express Package includes an Express Massage and an Express Facial, followed by a scalp massage, all in under 2h. Finally, if you are looking at enjoying this experience with a friend or a partner, you can book the Cliffs Signature Couples’ Escape, which goes for over 3h, and includes for each of you a massage, a steam treatment, a Tranquility Body Treatment and an Express Facial.

What are the room configurations of accessible rooms at The Cliffs resort?

The hotel offers multiple accessible rooms, all in king size configurations, with both pool view and non-view options available. All ADA compliant rooms are located on the lobby level, and they are equipped with wider bedroom and bathroom doors, lowered mattresses, and accessible bathroom features such as grab bars and roll in showers. In addition, they all have ADA compliant alarm systems.

Is it possible to pre-pay for my stay at The Cliffs resort?

Whether you are looking to pre-pay for your own stay to ensure everything is set up by the time you arrive, or whether you would like to pay for the stay of a family or friend, you will be able to pre-pay room charges at the resort up to 48h prior to the arrival date. Not only can you prepay your room charges, but you are also able to add some amenities up to the day you arrive, such as food and beverage packages or room extras.

What is the easiest way to organize a corporate event at The Cliffs resort?

If you are looking at organizing a business meeting or event during your stay, you can book the CMP Meeting Planners Package available at the resort, which includes the meeting room hire, a gourmet breakfast buffet, as well as lunch and guest rooms with balconies or patios for all participants. This package requires a minimum of 20 participants and is priced per person with the price depending on room occupancy. If you are after something different, the resort’s event planning expert will help you build an a la carte event going through every detail with you including room hire, catering and activities.

Where is The Cliffs Hotel And Spa located?

The Cliffs Hotel And Spa is located at 2757 Shell Beach Road, 5,1 km from the centre of Pismo Beach. Pismo Beach Pier is the closest landmark to The Cliffs Hotel And Spa.

When is check-in time and check-out time at The Cliffs Hotel And Spa?

Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at The Cliffs Hotel And Spa.

Does The Cliffs Hotel And Spa offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, The Cliffs Hotel And Spa offers free Wi-Fi.

Does The Cliffs Hotel And Spa offer free parking?

No, The Cliffs Hotel And Spa does not offer free parking.

Does The Cliffs Hotel And Spa offer free airport shuttle service?

Yes, The Cliffs Hotel And Spa offers free airport shuttle service.

How far is The Cliffs Hotel And Spa from the airport?

The Cliffs Hotel And Spa is 9,1 km from San Luis Obispo County. The Cliffs Hotel And Spa is 36,3 km from Santa Maria Public.

Can you bring pets to The Cliffs Hotel And Spa?

No, pets are not allowed at The Cliffs Hotel And Spa.

Does The Cliffs Hotel And Spa have a pool?

Yes, The Cliffs Hotel And Spa has a pool on-site.


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Most popular landmarks

  • Pismo Beach Pier 5,2 km
  • North Beach Campground 6,3 km
  • Pismo Beach Prime Outlets 6,5 km

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San Luis Obispo County 9,1 km
Santa Maria Public 36,3 km
Grover Beach 7,4 km
San Luis Obispo 12,7 km

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