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Cottage Inn by the Sea

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok looking motel on the beach front. Good looking rooms without air conditioning or safe deposit box. I think that not having air conditioning in the room needs to be communicated in the motel description. Pool is small, dirty and has no seating around it. Not one of the best beaches to visit. I would not stay again.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were able to check in to the hotel early after a long drive which was very welcome. Our beach front room was spacious and spotlessly clean with large opening windows giving fantastic views of the beach and the marine wildlife. The beds are extremely comfortable and with the sea breeze we all slept soundly! The hotel exceeded our expectations... More 

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El Segundo, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great view of the ocean and greeted by little rabbits every morning. Family loved looking over the ocean. We saw whales, dolphins, and seals. Very exciting! The only drawback was our patio was located right next to a walk way to the pool and beach, so it was very busy. Also, the overnight receptionist Ellena was very helpful with all... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful room with ocean view and patio. Walk out to small patio with fantastic view of the ocean. Adirondack chairs by the railing overlooking the ocean below. The room was great with some extra touches such as a Keurig coffee maker. The wi-fi was excellent as we tried to contact family back home. The fastest we found on our trip.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was very, very pleasant, and the rooms were clean, but they need to be updated. They were musty and damp; bathroom door did not close properly. Refrigerator smelled really bad. (we could not locate the source). They charge a bit too much for a bottle or water or wine. Don't stay in the rooms close to the highway,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Pismo Beach and we were charmed by this quaint hotel. Like many other hotels, it is located on a bluff above the beach. The room was cozy with a little electric fireplace and soft bedding that conveyed a very cottage-like vibe. No air conditioning but probably not necessary at night most of the time.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely European style cottages, clean, comfy bedding and nice breakfast however the big WOW is the Ocean View from their patio garden on top of the bluff overlooking the beach. Enjoyed a glass of wine at sunset and a cup of Joe watching the sun rise. Doesn't get much better than this. If you want a view from your room... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like they say...Never judge a book by it's cover. In my case it would be the opposite. Pictures were beautiful but real life not so much. If you plan on staying in the near future make sure you get a room upstairs. We were downstairs and all night someone must of been running around in their room. All I heard... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my 6 year old daughter. Though the beach itself is quite a hike up and down stairs from the cliff side, the beach was beautiful and there were barely any people down there. The breakfast buffet was adequate. I had one of the ocean view rooms and though there was no balcony on the second floor,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an odd mix. There are a few rooms overlooking the garden and sea with wonderful views but many of the rooms overlook car parks and the highway. Ours was the latter. There is no air conditioning and the windows remained shut due to the traffic noise. There are no interconnecting rooms. The beds are very comfortable and the... More 

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