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Cottage Inn by the Sea
Ranked #5 of 29 Hotels in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 January 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Cottage Inn in December for the second time this year (first trip was in the Spring). We absolutely love this hotel. The view from the cliff is incredible. Be sure to catch the sunset! Pismo is a great beach city with lots to do, and staying at the Cottage you will be close to everything.
The rooms themselves are very nice and come with a fireplace. Really nice setting for a couple looking to get away. We told them it was our anniversary and there was a bottle of champagne awaiting us when we opened up the door - nice touch. We sprung for the ocean front room this time and it made our stay even more awesome than the first.

Room Tip: Ocean front rooms have a spectacular view over the cliffs.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

Congratulations on your Anniversary! We are very glad your first experience was so positive that you came back for that momentous occasion. We hope to see again, twice, in 2014.

Kind Regards,
Jed Bickel
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

My wife and I stayed with the excellent folks at the Cottage Inn by the Sea on Dec. the 29 of 2013. I must say, this property is truly one of the best! The grounds were clean and well kept. The rooms were spacious, clean, free of any chemical smells we sometimes notice in other hotels. Our room had a great fireplace which kept the room very nice and cozy! The next morning, we were very pleasantly surprised to find an elegant little garden over looking the beach which provided a view that was extraordinary. From check-in to check-out, property staff were friendly and very kind. Prices were very reasonable and all things considered, I recommend anyone to stay at the Cottage Inn by the Sea.

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Room Tip: No tip needed. All the rooms were excellent. My Daughter and her Husband stayed in a room with a v...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

Excellent location; for the price this place is a deal; I paid for this one for myself and my guests. Big huge rooms, cutely decorated. Great breakfast for a hotel. They had containers of yogurt, homemade waffles, hardboiled eggs, etc. a really rounded out choice. This breakfast room is also open all day for coffee, tea and hot water and for a piece of fruit if you want it. They make cookies in the late afternoon. The outside looks new and unique, the inside is a little aged; but I'm not complaining about the price for that location. A little outlet/electrical work needs to be done. Right next door is the SeaCrest which my family has gone to for decades. We used their stair case to the beach as this hotels staircase is down right now; it's nice of the SeaCrest to permit that. I think next time I will phone the hotel and specify a room choice if possible; even though they are huge and mine had a partial ocean view I want both rooms to have one next time. It was a nice surprise; hadn't been there before; loved the towels shaped like Swans; little things like that make a big difference. Fireplace generates lots of heat but I didn't need it; the cental coast was hot at the end of December for some reason.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

We are very glad you enjoyed the size and décor of the guest rooms. We look forward to your next visit.
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Jed Bickel
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

The room was nice but needed a little updating. The bathroom sink handle fell off and the paint on the ceiling was discolored. The weather was great so we had the windows open all night and could hear the crashing of the waves. Breakfast is very disappointing.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

This place has very good service and nice rooms. The swimming pool is not big but it is very nicely situated. It was also easy topark our car outside our room. The beach is very beautiful and just a short walk down from the inn. It was very interesting to walk on the pier with many rather tame pelicans. A short distance we also found good fish restaurants.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 December 2013

Right on the cliffs of the ocean. The room was clean with high ceilings and a perfect view of the sunset. The fireplace keeps the room warm even with the windows open. There are walkways between the hotels and down to the beaches. This hotel was within easy walking distance to the downtown area. Pismo Beach is worth the jag to the ocean, especially if you haven't been in a while. You will be impressed.

Room Tip: Go upstairs for a better view of the beach and pier.
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

Spent one night at Cottage in by the Sea in October. The staff were friendly, courteous and helpful. The room was clean and well maintained. We didn't get a room with a view of the sea, but the sea and walkway was so close to the hotel that it didn't matter. The bed was comfy and the hotel was quiet for sleeping. A nice variety for breakfast the next day, although the breakfast room got pretty crowded. Fresh cookies available at all times in the lobby. Lovely grounds and easy access to the beach for long walks. Sunset was amazing sitting in the garden at the back of the hotel.
Would have happily stayed longer if we could. We enjoyed our stay. Close to the town and within walking distance of great restaurants.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Cottage Inn by the Sea

Address: 2351 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2109
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Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
#8 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
Price Range: £83 - £251 (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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