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The Cliffs Hotel and Spa

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Oceanfront full-service hotel with sweeping ocean views, conveniently located on California Highway 1 and perched 100 feet above Shell & Pismo Beaches. Deluxe guest rooms with private balcony and mountain, pool or ocean views. Friday night wine and cheese reception and Saturday Sangria Reception. Heated, outdoor oceanfront pool, Dia Feliz Spa and 24-hour fitness center. Full service restaurant with room service, focusing on fresh, local produce and providers, as well as an oceanfront lounge with Happy Hour specials Monday through Friday. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Daily, as well as Sunday Brunch. Live music select days throughout the year.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
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County Airport9 km
Santa Maria Public Airport36 km
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I just wrapped up my 3rd stay this year at this property. The rooms are clean and well appointed. I always try to get an oceanfront room solely for the view. The staff are all kind and helpful. I love the close proximity to things...More

Thank therealS1
Response from Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Hotel and SpaResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, therealS1 ~ I am so happy that you have enjoyed your visits to The Cliffs so thoroughly, and that you have been well taken care of by our staff! We appreciate your loyalty, and look forward to your next stay. See you then,...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

The Cliffs is a lovely hotel that is constantly being updated and upgraded. Views are spectacular, restaurants and bars serve delicious food, rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated. Everyone on staff is friendly and accommodating. We have stayed here several times and always enjoyed. Would...More

1  Thank DeborahALosAngeles
Response from Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Hotel and SpaResponded 11 June 2018

DeborahALosAngeles ~ I am thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your most recent visit, and I would like to thank you for your recommendation and your loyalty! We look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay. Take care, Stephanie

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super nice hotel on the ocean with spectacular trails and super views. Welcomed with fruit water and newspaper. Also the restaurant is worth the visit. Fantastic venue. I come specific to this hotel because it is truly a beautiful getaway

Thank adamn551
Response from Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Hotel and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Wow ~ thank you, adamn551! We appreciate your loyalty and I am so happy that you enjoyed a warm welcome with us. We are honored to be your go-to getaway spot, we look forward to your next visit! Take care, Stephanie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say? They seem to feel that because they charge high prices they don’t have to give customers respect. Will not be staying here again. I think I am the only one on my conference who doesn’t get breakfast because through no fault...More

Thank Puggieplus2
Response from Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Hotel and SpaResponded 1 week ago

Puggieplus2 ~ I am so sorry that this was your impression of our hotel. Without your name, I am not able to look up your reservation, but I would be happy to follow up with you if you would like to reach out to me...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t post much but had to let anyone considering this hotel to know they care very little about customer wellness. Last night I stayed in one of the ocean front ”Non-Smoking” rooms only to find two adjacent occupants smoking cigarettes and marijuana on their...More

Thank Mark15856
Response from Stefi B, Manager at The Cliffs Hotel and SpaResponded 2 weeks ago

I am so sorry to hear that your weekend was ruined, Mark15856. Our entire property is non-smoking and we strive to enforce that. All guests are informed at check in and are required to sign their acknowledgement. We greatly appreciate guests' help (not that it...More

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2 July 2018|
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Response from Stefi B | Property representative |
Good morning, kennastever ~ 21 or older to reserve a room. Thanks!
3 March 2018|
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Response from Trish K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
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Response from Sinthia16222 | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t see any construction. I love the place
Room Tips
"Best view is the front- full ocean view (not overlooking the pool area)"
9 Oct 2018
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"Don't get next to pool, and watch your step on the grass, dog friendly yes!"
2 Oct 2018
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"Get a room facing the ocean, it is a must! the 4th floor was just the right height to see the expansive..."
2 Oct 2018
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"If you want peace and quiet get a room as far north on the property as possible."
14 Sep 2018
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US$203 - US$350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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