Many visitors to California enjoy the coastal scenery along the Pacific Coast Highway, or Highway 1. A popular stop-off point is Pismo and The Cliffs Resort is ideally located to offer a rest point along America's famous coastal road.
With oceanfront views, well-appointed rooms, a good size pool area and on-site dining options, The Cliffs makes for a very enjoyable stay.
The Cliffs Resort offers something for everyone and is a great accommodation option on the Californian coast. Whether you’re staying to break up a journey or looking to relax on a coastal oceanfront resort, we can thoroughly recommend this hotel.
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The hotel features three room categories, starting with Non-Ocean View rooms at the eastern side of the property with views of the surrounding mountains and foliage. Located right on the Pacific Ocean, The Cliffs' Ocean View rooms offer the best experience for a relaxing stay. All rooms are available with either a king or two queen beds, marble bathrooms and a small seating area. Furnishings throughout are soft and neutral, complementing a coastal stay experience. There are also numerous suite options for families and guests requiring a little extra space.
It is a short three-minute drive from the center of Pismo and Pismo Beach Pier, but being an oceanfront property, it sits on its own bluff overlooking its very own beach. Easily accessed from San Francisco or Los Angeles, The Cliffs' location makes for an excellent stop for those driving Highway 1.
Food and drink
The hotel's on-site restaurant, Marisol, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a diverse menu in a relaxed and casual setting. Guests may also eat and drink at the indoor/outdoor bar area, which boasts impressive views of the Pacific Ocean.
Families will feel more than comfortable in one of The Cliffs' many suites, some of which offer bunk beds for smaller children. The pool area is located right on the beach, allowing families to enjoy the sea and sand. The hotel kids' club also arranges activities such as arts and crafts, games and sports.
Honeymooners will feel very relaxed at The Cliffs, either by relaxing poolside, taking a walk by the water’s edge along the beach or pampering themselves in the on site spa.
Facilities and activities
The outdoor pool is well-sized, framed with comfortable sun loungers. The Cliffs is also able to assist with other attractions and activities in the area and also run seasonal activities throughout the year.
Tour ideas in Pismo Beach
Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at The Cliffs Resort as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Pismo Beach and nearby places
- Santa Barbara 77 miles away
- Big Sur 99 miles away
- Carmel 119 miles away
- Monterey 121 miles away
- Sequoia National Park 151 miles away
- Los Angeles 160 miles away
- Kings Canyon National Park 173 miles away
- Yosemite National Park 197 miles away
- San Francisco 205 miles away
- Death Valley National Park 223 miles away