We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-10-01 2017-10-02
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa

    2727 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-1602
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    Are these the right dates for your stay?
    Select your travel dates to find the lowest prices.
    2017-10-01 2017-10-02
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$359US$394
    View Deal
    Traveller (270)
    Room & Suite (806)
    Pool & Beach (84)
    Cottage Inn by the Sea
    1,240 reviews
    #8 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    Sandcastle Inn
    1,168 reviews
    #7 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    Spyglass Inn
    844 reviews
    #10 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    The Inn at the Cove
    1,447 reviews
    #2 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    Overview
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good13%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “full kitchen” (46 reviews)
    “washer dryer” (21 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Pets Allowed
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Housekeeping
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa
    Offers & Announcements: Get 2nd Night 1/2 Off!
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Cottage Inn by the Sea
    1,240 reviews
    #8 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    Sandcastle Inn
    1,168 reviews
    #7 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    Spyglass Inn
    844 reviews
    #10 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    The Inn at the Cove
    1,447 reviews
    #2 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    Rooms
    Oct 1Oct 2
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 10 partner sites to see rooms from US$359.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Pismo Beach hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "a76a5c0a57a546d2ace184d62ce84f53", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":603223,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[46626020],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":359,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"a76a5c0a57a546d2ace184d62ce84f53","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":394,"lowestMetaPrice":359,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":394,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":394,"lowestMetaPrice":359,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":394,"hotelName":"Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImE3NmE1YzBhNTdhNTQ2ZDJhY2UxODRkNjJjZTg0ZjUzIiwiQUlLIjoiZjQyNWQzYmM0NGIxNDdlYjlkN2RlMzc3Nzk5MjczOWEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/10/2017", "checkOut": "02/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$359", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"53942325":"TravelocityEWS","63259495":"IB_SabreHospitalitySolu_1Fv9i6k","116809508":"PricelineIB","46626020":"BookingCom","65706429":"Hotwire","109235051":"HotelsCom2IB","32637867":"Expedia","68982544":"CancelonIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (415)
    There are newer reviews for Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    121 - 125 of 399 reviews

    Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

    We got a Oceanview 2 bedroom room, myself and 3 friends , the view was amazing from the second floor. This included a fully stocked kitchen, you can even order groceries in advance , but we decided to just buy some groceries for ourselves. They...More

    Thank Grace N
    Response from Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 30 December 2015

    Greetings Grace F, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased you enjoyed your beautiful suite along with all of the amenities we have to offer. How exciting that you were able to see dolphins...More

    Reviewed 24 December 2015

    Midway from SFO and LAX this is definitely a hidden gem. During end of year holidays, we did California by car, thus stopping in several different and interesting places. On our way to LA we found Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa, what a place! The...More

    Thank BrazilAca
    Response from Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 27 December 2015

    Greetings BrazilAca, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor regarding your recent stay with us. We are pleased you enjoyed your beautiful suite along with all of the amenities we have to offer. We are thrilled that...More

    Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

    Perfectly situated all suites hotel with a great restaurant, amazing cliffside location and most of all huge and well equipped rooms. Really a great experience with our three young kids. Wish more hotels were this comfortable for families.More

    Thank LondonRuraltraveller
    Response from Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 26 November 2015

    Dear LondonRuraltraveller, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Dolphin Bay. We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed your comfortable accommodation, the...More

    Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

    This place is spacious, on an amazing cliff location and has everything you need to relax! The restaurant and bar are top notch! I would come back in a heartbeat! I did not have time for the spa, but the grounds offer places to lay...More

    Thank DrummerGelly
    Response from Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 24 November 2015

    Greetings DrummerGelly, Thank you for providing us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Dolphin Bay. We are also happy that you were able to enjoy the amazing views that our property offers. We are...More

    Reviewed 12 November 2015

    Location, location, location. On the cliffs of Pismo Beach (AKA Shell Beach, CA) sits the best hotel on the Central Coast. This is where you stay if you need to access the 101 Highway easily (and travel to LA or SF within a few hours)....More

    Thank Holland H
    Response from Erica C, Manager at Dolphin Bay Resort & SpaResponded 13 November 2015

    Greetings Christy H, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you were able to relax and enjoy the beauty, as well as the location of our resort. We are also thrilled to...More

    Cottage Inn by the Sea
    1,240 reviews
    #8 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    Sandcastle Inn
    1,168 reviews
    #7 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    Spyglass Inn
    844 reviews
    #10 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    The Inn at the Cove
    1,447 reviews
    #2 of 29 hotels in Pismo Beach
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Heated pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$394 - US$769 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Pismo Beach
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
    • #1 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
    • #11 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Prestigia, Expedia, Priceline, TravelUp, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Cancelon, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • San Luis Obispo County >
    • Pismo Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa ,
    • Dolphin Bay Hotel Pismo Beach
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (270)
    Room & Suite (806)
    Pool & Beach (84)
    Dining (63)
    Hotel & Grounds (294)
    Bathroom (12)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Cottage Inn by the Sea
    1,240 reviews
    3.98 km away
     
    The Inn at the Cove
    1,447 reviews
    2.97 km away
     
    Sandcastle Inn
    1,168 reviews
    5.29 km away
     
    Spyglass Inn
    844 reviews
    .16 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    DePalo & Sons
    99 reviews
    .32 km away
    Sea Cliffs Restaurant
    28 reviews
    .14 km away
    The Steaming Bean Shell Beach
    51 reviews
    1.61 km away
    Marisol at the Cliffs
    272 reviews
    .11 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail
    233 reviews
    3.40 km away
    Dinosaur Caves Park
    153 reviews
    2.47 km away
    Avila Valley Barn
    298 reviews
    2.53 km away
    Margo Dodd Park
    74 reviews
    2.26 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Nicole U
    2 July 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from knowsgoodfood_10 | Reviewed this property |
    Absolutely!
    0
    Votes
    gbyrne
    7 May 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Erica C | Property representative |
    Hello, Although you aren't able to BBQ directly on the balcony, we do offer (3) BBQ's on the south side of our pool for guest use. We also provide utensils and have (2) tables with umbrellas available for use. Please let... More
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "All rooms are quiet with great views but the best views are in the middle higher up."
    Read review
    "watch for Cal poly activties because suite prices become double the regular rate"
    Read review
    "Ask for room 322. it is a one bedroom suite on the corner of the building and is fabulous!"
    Read review
    "Top floors have a great view of the ocean."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing