I have been going to the Cliff House through out my life, and have the greatest memories from those trips. The dining service staff were wonderful and attentive. The food is still a bit out-dated and in need of some upgrades. The view, the wine, the staff and my family made this a wonderful night, but the meal was forgettable. BIG renovations planned for 2016 which I imagine will correct some of the out dates elements, but I pray they don't lose the charm, the ambiance, the warm "welcome back" feel I get when I return. I hope the renovation team remembers that the history of the place and the feel of the history there is essential - I return every year, and will continue to do so as long as the Cliff House ambiance remains a centerpiece. Please do upgrade accommodations, spa access, parking and expand dining to include a well staffed lunch. Your view is the key - perhaps more than 4 outdoor dining tables will bring diners back.