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The Cliffs Hotel and Spa

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Cliffs Hotel and Spa

The Cliffs Hotel and Spa

3.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPirates Cove31 min walk
  • Popular LocationAvila Hot Springs2 min drive
  • Popular LocationMargo Dodd Park4 min drive
  • AirportSan Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional)12 min drive

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About this area

Pismo Beach

Located in Pismo Beach, The Cliffs Hotel and Spa is near the airport and near the beach. Avila Hot Springs and Pismo Beach Pier are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Monarch Butterfly Grove and Morro Bay State Park. Central Coast Aquarium and San Luis Obispo Children's Museum are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and mountain biking.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pirates Cove - 31 min walk
  • Avila Hot Springs - 2 min drive
  • Margo Dodd Park - 4 min drive
  • Avila Beach Community Center - 6 min drive
  • Central Coast Aquarium - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Grover Beach Station - 7 min drive
  • San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Steamers of Pismo — 4 min drive
  • Penny's All American Cafe — 4 min drive
  • Rosa's Italian Restaurant — 4 min drive
  • Old West Cinnamon Rolls — 4 min drive
  • Honeymoon Cafe — 4 min drive

About this property

The Cliffs Hotel and Spa

3.5-star hotel near the beach
Timezone: America/Los_Angeles When you stay at The Cliffs Hotel and Spa in Pismo Beach, you'll be by the ocean, a 2-minute drive from Avila Hot Springs and 9 minutes from Pismo Beach Pier. This beach resort is 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from California Polytechnic State University and 4.3 mi (7 km) from Monarch Butterfly Grove. Stay in one of 160 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary newspapers. Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the resort's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request), and a train station pick-up service is also provided at no charge.
The Cliffs Hotel and Spa offers 160 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with pay movies.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Refrigerators and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

The onsite spa has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free train station pick-up shuttle

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: USD 15.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator (on request)

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable/satellite channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator (on request)

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 33.98 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach towels
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge service
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: USD 15.95 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property accepts credit cards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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4.2
Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 480 out of 949 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 306 out of 949 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 95 out of 949 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 45 out of 949 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 23 out of 949 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is one of the nicest hotels we’ve stayed at since we’ve been coming to Pismo. The staff was exceptionally kind and accommodating, from booking to the front desk to housekeeping to Marisol restaurant (who makes an excellent margarita!) The beds were very comfortable and the rooms spacious & quiet. We came at a difficult time during the quarantine and the Cliffs gave us a much needed, stress free reprieve from the rest of the world for a few days.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The hotel has a beautiful view of the ocean and the property. All of the amenities were closed do to the Covid 19 pandemic. Not the fault of the hotels. This is a beautiful place and will be booking an other weekend stay in the future.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020