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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This quaint cottage hotel TOTALLY exceeded our expectations!! Absolutely loved it from the minute we drove in, and our second floor, ocean view room was incredible. Clean, cozy, three big windows to open and hear the sea. We kept them open all night-the hotel sits close to the edge of a rocky bluff so you can see the waves right...

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Rancho Cucamonga
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is now one of our favorite Pacifica properties. The room (359) was spacious and well appointed. The staff was friendly, professional and helpful. As mentioned in other reviews there is a great overlook of the coastline with access to the beach. This will be our stop over in the future when traveling north to Cambria. This is one of...

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Berkeley, California, United States
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Cottage Inn is our family's favorite place to stay on the Central Coast. With charming buildings, very nice rooms, welcoming lobby, spacious breakfast room, lots of outdoor seating areas, pool and hot tub, there is appeal for every member of the family. Stay includes breakfast and cookies! Spectacularly situated on the cliffs of Pismo Beach, you can enjoy the views,...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a break from big hotel type inns - this is the place. Feels a little back in time to the 60's in some ways - small cottage looking buildings. We booked at last minute on Valentines day. Traveling back to LAX from Fresno. The staff was helpful and attentive. I definitely recommend paying the price...

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Beaumont, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The property is right next to the ocean overlooking Pismo Beach. The pool, picnic, fire pit overlook the coastline. Steps lead down to the beach. Each room has a fireplace and ceiling fan, microwave, Keurig coffeemaker, fridge. We had the King Size bed with very comfortable sheets and pillows, Noise was minimal. Parked next to the room. Friendly staff even...

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Morgan Hill, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cozy, warm and clean. Friendly staff and always a wonderful breakfast. Love hearing the ocean crashing on the shore all night, the fireplace keeps the rooms toasty. Easy access to the freeway and other places to visit on a day trip. We just loved having an easy relaxing time at the Inn, bringing our own food, wine and book to...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Bed was comfortable but pillows thin. Rooms have no air conditioning, which shouldn't be an issue in mid-February. But we found the room very warm at night. The fireplace (only source of potential heat in the room) was off and the fastest ceiling fan speed was so slow it could barely be felt. The window and balcony door could have...

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Sitka, Alaska
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was spacious and nice but too warm and no thermostat. Turned on ceiling fan and opened windows - that helped. One window shade was broken - would not hang straight. Overall a comfortable place but not sure it deserves a 3* rating.

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CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear R W, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We really appreciate your feedback about the room and it's comfortably. I'm glad to hear you felt it was nice and large, but I'm so sorry to hear it was a little too hot. Please rest assured we are actively seeking out an installation of in-room air...

Monterey County
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a good choice for us in Pismo Beach. I loved the comfy beds, renovated fixtures, carpets and furniture. As well as the warmth of the fireplaces. And the customer service was one of the best experiences I've had at a hotel. They were all super friendly, and seemed like genuinely happy employees, which was such a pleasure...

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CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear TravelLover93923, Thank you so much for your kind words about the hotel and for taking the time to appreciate our staff! Everyone here works hard to provide the best customer service possible, and we are thrilled to know you were given that top-notch quality service you come to expect with Cottage Inn. We all enjoy working in the hospitality...

Concord, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Front staff exceptional. Room large with 2 very comfy king beds, clean and modern except for a beat up sliding bathroom door which was an eye sore. Only problem was that our room was to close to the highway and on the first floor so it was noisy (I'm a light sleeper), also no ac just a fan so I...

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CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Heather R, Thank you for sharing your review and feedback. We are beyond pleased to read just how much you enjoyed the entire staff here at The Cottage Inn by the Sea. We are happy they represented the hotel well and are the leading reason you might come back in the future to try out our beautiful Ocean View...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Cottage Inn by the Sea

Address: 2351 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2109
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: £98 - £280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cottage Inn by the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Cottage Inn By The Sea Hotel Pismo Beach
Cottage Hotel Pismo Beach
Cottage Hotel By The Sea
Cottage Inn Pismo Beach
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#8 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
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“Pay the cost for oceanfront room. Ground level units have private sitting areas outside your door on water side.”
 of 5 bubbles swoodson, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with no ocean view are less expensive than ocean view rooms. Ocean view is a short walk from any room.”
 of 5 bubbles Q327HCmichaelf, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms lower level near the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Firstshott, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only the rooms on the beach side building will avoid traffic noise from the freeway.”
 of 5 bubbles MonthlyTraveler, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you choose a view room, go for the bottom floor. They have patios with a gorgeous view!”
 of 5 bubbles TravelLover93923, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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