Book your room at The Cliffs

Room type

Cliff-top Pismo Beach hotel on Shell Beach

Surf and turf

Perched on a cliff 150 feet above the Pacific Ocean, this hotel is one mile north of the Central Coast's popular Pismo Beach and 10 miles from historic downtown San Luis Obispo.

Oceanfront pool

The ocean-view pool includes a terrace that accommodates weddings; the fitness center also provides ocean views; a spa is on site.

Variety of views

In each spacious guestroom at The Cliffs, a balcony or patio offers views of the ocean, pool, or cliffs and coastal mountains.

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The Cliffs

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Cliffs' 6,750-square-foot oceanfront terrace and a heated splash pool are open year-round. From late spring through summer, a pool attendant provides sun block, towels, hula hoops, beach toys, and radios/CD players; cocktails and snacks are also available seasonally. A wooden staircase leads to semi-private Shell Beach. Guests can indulge themself in the Cliff's Spa, featuring a spa tub and therapeutic and relaxing treatments in spacious treatment rooms.

Complimentary shuttle service to and from the San Luis Obispo train station, airport, and downtown shopping area is available by advance request.

The 24-hour fitness center is equipped with TVs, treadmills, stationary cycles, elliptical, weights and sauna.

The "Dogs in the Lap of Luxury" program allows dogs of any size in Non-Oceanview Rooms (surcharge). This Pismo Beach resort offers dog beds, bowls, and collars.

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Picnic area
  • Elevator/lift
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Business center
  • Wedding services
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Total number of rooms - 160
  • Free valet parking
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Train station pickup (complimentary)
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Internet

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Balcony
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Where to Eat

Where to Eat

Marisol Restaurant - Marisol, or "The Sun and the Sea," marries California Coastal Cuisine and Modern Latin Flavors. All dishes feature produce from local farmers, seafood fresh from local fishermen, and naturally raised meats and poultry. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

SeaCliffs Lounge - Sports lounge/weekend dance club with DJs, weeknight happy hour specials, and light meals. Central Coast wines are available by the glass. A wraparound deck offers views of the ocean and pool area.

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Nearby Things to Do

Nearby Things to Do

A year-round splash pool and spa tub are located on the ocean-view terrace, and a sauna is adjacent. Pool towels are provided. Swimming is popular at semi-private Shell Beach, accessible via stairway.

The Cliffs' 24-hour fitness center is equipped with TVs, treadmills, stationary bikes, elliptical machines, weights, and locker rooms.

Two public tennis courts are less than a mile away. Golf courses within 15 miles of the resort include Cypress Ridge, Black Lake Championship, and Avila Beach. Winery tours can be arranged at 65 locations within 50 miles of the resort.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel in the Pismo Beach area; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
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Spa Services

Spa Services

  • Prenatal massage
  • Body wraps
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
Accessibility

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
Hotel Policies

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests traveling with dogs are required to contact the hotel in advance of arrival to ensure availability of a pet-friendly room at check-in. Pets are permitted in Non-Oceanview Room categories only. Guests can contact the hotel by using the number provided in the booking confirmation email.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Special policies:

Guests traveling with dogs are required to contact the hotel in advance of arrival to ensure availability of a pet-friendly room at check-in. Pets are permitted in Non-Oceanview Room categories only. Guests can contact the hotel by using the number provided in the booking confirmation email.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Resort fee: USD 15 per accommodation, per night
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Self parking
  • Valet parking
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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We should mention

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Promotions

Spa Package Promotion - Rate includes the following:

  • Accommodations as selected
  • Two 50-minute massage treatments per stay
Some restrictions may apply.

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