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Cottage Inn by the Sea

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Ranked #9 of 28 hotels in Pismo Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm a seasoned Pismo Beach traveler having stayed at The Cliffs Resort and Pismo Lighthouse numerous times. This time around I decided to try a different place (also because it was last minute and everywhere else was booked) I went with Family With all that said- check-in was friendly and nice, the rate wasn't great but thankful they accept tripleA... More

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Suffolk
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were not sure what to expect from a seaside inn, but we loved the place. The staff were very friendly and we upgraded our room at a reduced price to the room by the pool, with a sea view. There was a lovely fireplace in the room (not needed but we had to try it) and a ceiling fan.... More

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California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We opted for an ocean view, and it was worth the money; other rooms look out onto the parking lot. Make sure you ask for a bottom-floor ocean-view room because you have a small patio. The 2nd floor rooms do not have balconies...only windows overlooking the ocean. Our room was nice, but their was a huge stain on the carpet... More

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Riverside, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Chose this hotel because of the great reviews. They lived up to it all. Ocean view. Sleeping with window open enjoying sound of waves and cool breezes. I would stay again and again.... Breakfast was great. Make your own waffles,scones,good coffee.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This property is old and desperately needs a remodel. Carpet was dirty and bathroom not clean. Pool cloudy and small. Room was next to the freeway so we heard traffic all night. No central air which would have been fine but the room was so stuffy. Do not stay here! Very expensive for the quality.

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San Francisco, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful Beach located just below the hotel. My son attended the Cal Poly Soccer Camp and we had a weekend on the beach. The temperature was perfect. The beach was clean, minus the kelp and a little smell near the caves. It was not too crowded when we were there. The hotel staff allowed us to park there while our... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to give a review of your stay at The Cottage Inn. Pismo Beach is the perfect stop for people who come for business or pleasure in San Luis Obispo, but also wish to spend some time at the beach. Thank you for letting us know about the tiles in the shower. Our team will... More

Tamworth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 1 night passing through. Staff pleasant and helpful. Very nice room. Chintzy!!! Bathroom good. Lovely fire - although not needed in May but would be nice in Winter. Right overlooking the sea with access to beach. Lovely location. Small pool but pleasant enough. There was some small bottles of water on the table in room you could... More

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

We appreciate the comments about your recent stay with us during your stop over. While we do offer bottles of water in the room for purchase, we also provide complimentary water, coffee, tea, apples, bananas, and cookies in our lobby which is open 24 hours per day. Sincerely, Jed Bickel General Manager More

Bakersfield, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom and I went to a wedding in Cambria but wanted to stay in Pismo (for the outlets!). Cottage Inn was one of the only hotels that had rooms available that weekend and neither of us had ever stayed there before. So glad I booked it! It's a cute little set up! Staff was friendly, room was clean, had... More

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

The outlets in Pismo Beach are another great reason to get away to our little beach town. The Ocean View rooms do fill up quickly so I encourage you to reserve in advance so that you will have the best selection. Regards, Jed Bickel General Manager More

Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided at the last minute to make a trip to Pismo from Fresno. We got online and found the Cottage Inn. They said we got the last two rooms, and they were ocean front. I thought the price was a little high but I'm not used to getting rooms here so it might be the going rate. Not sure.... More

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

We are so glad you choose our hotel for your weekend getaway. It’s the perfect spot to escape from the heat of the inland valley areas. I sincerely apologize for falling short of your expectations. If you ever have concerns during your stay, please bring them to the attention of our 24 hour staff so we can resolve them immediately... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very romantic homely type setting. Get the higher #'ed rooms. We were in the 200's and you can hear the highway traffic. No a/c unit. But the fireplace is nice. Rooms are slightly smaller then we are used to. Beds are comfortable. Breakfast is great. Heated Pool is small but it was good enough. Fresh cookies at 4:)... More

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

We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also glad you mentioned the cookies as they are always a warm welcome for our valued guests. Please come back soon. Sincerely, Jed More

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Address: 2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Location: United States > California > Pismo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cottage Inn by the Sea 2.5*
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach #6 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach #8 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach #9 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
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We promise you a good night’s sleep, but we warn you there’s so much to do nearby, you may not want to sleep. ... more   less 
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