THE CLIFFS RESORT

2757 Shell Beach Rd., Shell Beach, CA 93449 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.5 Star Beach Spa or Beach Resort in San Luis Obispo County
35.16543-120.68951
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Very Good
4.0/5

Based on 991 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Avg. Group Discount of 12.6%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • Hotel has 160 rooms
  • Check out time: 12:00 PM
  • Group score of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 10 meeting rooms

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Room Types

Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate 1 King Balcony Overlooking Pool and Ocean
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate 2 Queen Balcony Overlooking Pool and Ocean
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate 2 Queen Beds Non Ocean View Dog Friendly
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate 2 Queen Beds Ocean View From The Balcony
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate 2 Queen Non Ocean View
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate Family Suite Sleeps 7 2 Baths
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate King Bed Ocean View From Balcony
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate King Oceanfront Suite Whirlpool Bath in Room
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate King Oceanfront Suite Whirlpool in Room
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate King Oceanfront Suite Whirlpool Tub in Room
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate King Terrace View Dog Friendly 55 Dollars
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate Oceanfront Pet Friendly Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates The Cliffs Nightly Rate Oceanfront Suite with Jacuzzi
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Beach, Hearst Castle, Wine Tasting, Kayak and Hummer Tours

Customer Reviews of The Cliffs Resort

4.0 out of 5. Based on 991 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

One hundred and sixty elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites await your arrival at the preferred full-service oceanfront resort on the Central Coast. While conveniently located midway from Los Angeles and San Francisco, The Cliffs Resort makes the perfect haven. The Cliffs offers exceptional services and amenities, with wonderful views of the rugged Pacific coastline and 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Features include: full service restaurant and room service, fitness center, year-round heated pool, beach access, concierge and complimentary valet parking.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 5
Rooms: 160
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 165
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 27
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 10 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 17842 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 562 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Pool Info:
Pool open from 8am-10pm. Pool heated to 85 degrees all year. Towels available at the front desk, weekend food and drink service offered
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
72-hour for individuals, 30 days prior to arrival or more with no fee
Nightly Parking: $20
Typical Group Deposit: Varies
Total Taxes: 11.06%
Total Misc Fees: $10.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Sauna
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

San Luis Obispo County Airport is serviced by America West, Sky West, and Mesa Air, with daily flights from San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Phoenix. The Cliffs Resort offers complimentary transportation to and from the airport, approximately fifteen (15) minutes.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.
Previously known as:
Cliffs Resort

Seasonality and Projections at The Cliffs Resort

Rate fluctuations of The Cliffs Resort

The graph above is fluctuations of room rates for both group quotes and the lowest online individual prices we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was entered. The lowest group or meeting displayed is 64.5% in the month of December 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $305 in the month of September 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Cliffs Resort in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Cliffs Resort

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Cliffs Resort.

Feel free to use the The Cliffs Resort meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Shell Beach event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grand Ballroom 46 x 64 x 11 2944 270/270 -- 180 71 84 71 18/15 300 300 294
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Grand Ballroom

2,944 Square feet of divisible event space. Multiple different configurations available.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2944 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
46 x 64 x 11 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Ocean View Tent Pavillion 40 x 160 x 0 6400 532/532 -- 266 154 183 154 40/32 710 640 640
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Ocean View Tent Pavillion

Ocean view Tent Pavillion. Can order to fit any size event.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
6400 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 160 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Zinfandel Room 22 x 28 x 10 616 40/40 -- 26 15 20 15 4/3 50 50 62
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Zinfandel Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
616 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
22 x 28 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Hospitality Suite 100 26 x 24 x 9 624 20/20 -- 26 15 18 15 4/3 20 20 --
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Hospitality Suite 100

Conveniently opens onto our waterfall terrace through large glass doors, which provide plenty of light and ambiance.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
624 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
26 x 24 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Meeting Suite 104 13 x 24 x 9 312 10/10 -- 13 7 9 7 2/2 15 31 31
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Meeting Suite 104

Great for small intimate meetings and events.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
312 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
13 x 24 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Pacific View Boardroom 25 x 14 x 9 196 --/-- -- -- -- -- 15 --/-- -- -- --
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Pacific View Boardroom

Great for conferences with an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
196 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 14 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Waterfall Terrace 0 x 0 x 0 6750 562/562 -- 281 162 193 162 42/34 -- 675 675
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Waterfall Terrace

Great outdoor location. Perfect for outdoor lunches, and receptions.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
6750 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
0 x 0 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Marisol Restaurant at The Cliffs Resort 0 x 0 x 9 0 0/0 -- -- -- -- -- --/-- -- -- --
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Marisol Restaurant at The Cliffs Resort

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
0 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
0 x 0 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
25+
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Photo of Marisol Restaurant at The Cliffs Resort

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"Everything went great. The hotel and it's Management anticipated our every wish and took care of us. It went so well that I have booked our conference there for next year. I have passed the web site on to others and will continue to do so. The Machinist Union is always setting up events all over the world, and I will continue to pass this information on to my brothers and sisters." S.C. - Biloxi, MS

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