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4.7 out of 5 Exceptional
268 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Pet Friendly
Spa
Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPirates Cove33 min walk
Popular LocationAvila Hot Springs2 min drive
Popular LocationAvila Beach Golf Resort8 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, Dolphin Bay Resort 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 surfing/boogie boarding nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with skydiving and hiking/biking trails.
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What's nearby

  • Pirates Cove - 33 min walk
  • Avila Hot Springs - 2 min drive
  • North Beach Campground - 7 min drive
  • Avila Beach Golf Resort - 8 min drive
  • Pismo Beach Pier - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Grover Beach Station - 6 min drive
  • AirportSan Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) - 12 min drive

Restaurants

  • Lido at Dolphin Bay – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering Californian cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare daily, happy hour available. Kids' menu available.

About this property

Dolphin Bay Resort And Spa

Guests of this beach resort will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a spa tub and a fitness center. All 60 individually decorated rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and pillowtop beds. Guests will find kitchens with refrigerators, ovens, stovetops, and microwaves.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Electric car charging station
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) up to 15 mi

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–11 AM: USD 15-50 for adults and USD 1-25 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private picnics
  • Private winery tours
  • Public winery tours
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub
  • Wine tasting room
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Art supplies
  • Children's games
  • Dry cleaning service
  • DVD player
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Full-sized refrigerator
  • Highchair
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Separate dining area
  • Sofa bed
  • Washer/dryer

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace
  • Vineyard

Spa

  • 15 hot springs
  • 4 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Hot springs open from 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
  • Hot springs water temperature (Fahrenheit) - 104
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology

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
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Couples dining
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Ceiling fan
  • Down comforter
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Queen sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Entertainment

  • 36-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • iPod dock

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Turndown service
  • Washer and dryer

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 4:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 65 per accommodation, per day
Up to 4 lbs
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

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

  • Resort fee: USD 34.05 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Faxes
  • Concierge service
  • Housekeeping

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.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 50 for adults, USD 1 and USD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 15 per person (roundtrip)
  • Pet fee: USD 65 per accommodation, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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, debit card, or cash deposit 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Hot springs access available from 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM
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
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4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with group
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Great customer service. They pay attention to detail.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
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The property itself is very beautiful, I just did not like that my room was not ready at 3pm. They made me wait to check in at 4:30pm for the price we paid and not having the suite ready was kinda disappointing after driving a couple of hours all you want to do is unwind. They also did nothing complementary for making me wait to check in. Not worth the price you pay to not even have your room ready at 3pm & they don’t go above and beyond. Wouldn’t recommend anyone to stay here on top of that they charged the wrong card after I told them which card to charge.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with pets, Traveled with family
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Wonderful, H U G E room w/ puppy access straight to the nice grass area! Bummed pool area was still closed but it was really nice socializing again & just being out in the fresh, ocean air again! No maid service (unless req.) but still brought me tea & that spa tub in my bathroom gave me a perfect Calgon Take-me-away moment(s) ! Lovely place to stay w/ fam & the puppies!!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with family
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The staff was so polite and went above and beyond to make people happy. They clearly stated the restaurant closed at 700 and a waitress saw mulling around outside looking at 720 and she asked if we wanted anything. We just wanted a couple drinks and she got them for us quickly and was so nice. We did t ask she just wanted to help us! It was great!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in May 2020