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Acquaint yourself with the best of California’s Central Coast. Situated half-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco on scenic highway 101, The Cliffs is a full-service oceanfront resort drenched in sunshine over 300 days each year. With breathtaking views and first-class amenities, this centrally located Pismo Beach California hotel dazzles its guests with more than just an alluring coastal setting. The Cliffs Resort is in the heart of San Luis Obispo County and is neighbors to some of the finest beaches in the state, over 200 world-class wineries, championship golf courses, countless fabulous restaurants, farms and fisheries and the famous Hearst Castle.

  • Located oceanfront on California’s amazing Highway 1
  • Halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles
  • Nearby world-class wineries and championship golf courses
  • A scenic drive to-and-from Hearst Castle
  • 10 minutes to San Luis Obispo and Cal Poly State University

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Many hotels are close to the water, but our oceanfront Pismo Beach California hotel sits on its very own bluff, overlooking its very own beach. Fresh from a recent hotel and restaurant renovation, our hotel in Pismo Beach, California specializes in providing an exceptional guest experience for every kind of traveler.

  • Direct beach access onsite
  • 160 guestrooms and lavish suites: featuring private balconies or patios, Italian marble baths, HD flat screen TVs and comfortable workstations – each with breathtaking ocean, coastal, or mountain views.
  • High-speed wireless internet access: available in all public areas including guest rooms, the main lobby, all meeting facilities, the restaurant, the lounge, and even poolside. It’s easy to stay connected!
  • DiaFeliz Spa: relaxing therapeutic massage, facial, and body treatments all inspired by the Spirit of the Sea.
  • Marisol: our on-site oceanfront restaurant and bar with indoor/outdoor seating and sweeping views of the Pacific. A multi-year award winner for Champagne Sunday Brunch and Happy Hour, Marisol is a favorite for vacationers and locals alike.
  • 10,000 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor meeting and event space accommodating groups of 5 to 500. The Cliffs Resort offers private meeting space for events and conferences of all kinds.
  • Heated oceanfront swimming pool, with panoramic Pacific views and impeccable poolside service. It’s the perfect place for an afternoon of fun.
  • 24-hour fitness center, offering a variety of cutting-edge cardio equipment in addition to a full selection of free weights and resistance-training equipment.
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from San Luis Obispo Regional Airport (SBP) and the local Amtrak stations. Shuttle service is based on availability. Reservations highly recommended 48 hours in advance or more. To schedule a shuttle, please call: 805.773.5000 ext. 850

View our guestrooms and lavish suites at our California oceanfront resort.

Escape to this breathtaking oceanfront setting at The Cliffs Resort — a California resort vacation destination inspired by some of the world’s most pristine beaches.

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Learn about our philanthropic efforts and who we are helping in this beautiful community we are lucky enough to call “home.”

For more information about our hotel in Pismo Beach, contact Guest Services at:

Direct: 805.773.5000
Toll Free: 800.826.7827
E-mail: [email protected]