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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 1, The Cliffs is a full-service oceanfront resort with breathtaking views and first-class amenities that include a Mediterranean climate drenched in sunshine over 300 days each year. With full-scale conference facilities, this centrally located meeting destination 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.

You’ll be amazed just how much you can get done in this relaxed setting. The California conference centers at The Cliffs Resort are fully equipped to accommodate any group, from 5 to 500 guests. Whether you are planning a small group gathering or a multi-day conference, a large corporate event or an intimate team building retreat, the amazing oceanfront views at our California conference center resort provide the perfect backdrop for successful meeting outcomes.

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Our meeting space is as flexible as it is elegant, with accommodations for banquet, classroom and theatre-style seating. In case your interior meeting space isn’t quite close enough to the beach, a 6,750-square-foot waterfall terrace serves as the ideal location for outdoor meal breaks and afternoon gatherings.

Choose from our flexible indoor and outdoor California conference venues, including:

  •  10,000 square feet of versatile indoor and outdoor function space
  • Grand Ballroom, with 2,966 square feet of space, divisible into 4 smaller rooms
  • Zinfandel Room, accommodating up to 50 guests
  • Pacific View Room, ocean views with seating for up to 18 guests
  • Waterfall Terrace, with 6,750 square feet of outdoor space
  • Oceanfront Tent Pavilion, adding an additional 5,600 square feet
  • Meeting suites, 3 small break-out rooms for up to 15 guests each

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Productivity comes standard at The Cliffs, a multi-year winner of Smart Meeting’s Platinum Choice Award for “Top Western Meetings Destination.” At our California conference and meeting facilities, there are no distractions … only tranquility, friendly service, and impressive business amenities. Enjoy our complimentary pickup from the nearby airport or train station. Benefit from our expert event planning and catering. Host unique functions at a nearby golf course or at one of the area’s world-class wineries. For amazing corporate gatherings, there is nothing we overlook, except the Pacific Ocean. The features and services available at our professional California conference facilities include:

  • Wireless internet access throughout the resort, including poolside
  • Expert event planning, to assist with every detail
  • Professional catering to please every appetite
  • Shuttle service to and from the airport or train station

Escape to a breathtaking ocean setting at The Cliffs Resort — a California conference center hotel inspired by the world’s most pristine beaches. With its stunning views, impeccable service, and countless activities nearby, our newly renovated resort is your own private oasis away from the world.

For more information about this coastal meeting facility, contact Group Sales at:

Direct: 805.773.5000 x600
Toll free: 800.826.7827 x600

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