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

Our Room was a quiet upstairs partial Ocean View. The view was so beautiful. We also had a gas fireplace in our room. We took advantage of their heated swimming pool and spa. Everything was clean and there was plenty of sitting area in the room to capture the view of the ocean. We opened the windows to enjoy the... More 

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

Dear Amy, I am so glad you had such a great experience here at The Cottage Inn by the Sea. The garden area is a lovely place to enjoy the beautiful ocean view and I am so happy you found the rooms to be as bright and welcoming as our staff! Thank you for taking the time to post your... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our overnight stay, enjoyed the superb views over the bay. Rooms were cute with log fire, soft towels and comfy beds. Breakfast was excellent together with the overall service. Would recommend.

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

Dear Sandrew2015, Thank you so much for the review and recommendation. I am glad there were many things about your stay that you enjoyed and we hope to see you back in here in the future. Thank you again, Morgan Thompson Assistant General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beds are extremely comfortable. The two king bed room is huge! The staff I'd extremely friendly and the view is amazing. They are a little on the pricy side but we'll worth it. I will be back! Cindy Rosales is the front desk who went out if her way to make sure I was happy with everything. I love... More 

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

Dear Ambie222, Thank you very much for such an amazing review! I am glad you loved everything about our hotel and I sincerely would like to thank you for taking the time to express your appreciation of our newest staff member, Cindy. She is a hard worker, and we are lucky to have her join our team. Best Wishes, Morgan... More 

B'ham
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our overnight stay at The Cottage In which is recently renovated - very tastefully. The room was spacious, convenient and the breakfast was good. The hotel is in a great location at the end of Pismo Beach. There is access to the beach via steps - however they are steep and not for the feint hearted. We caught... More 

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

Dear Skywalker047, I am so happy to read how much you enjoyed our new renovation among other things! We are located in one of the most beautiful spots in California and I am thrilled your experience here was so positive. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in the future. Sincerely, Morgan Thompson Assistant General Manager More 

Los Angeles, California, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second stay at this venue. My room was on a cliff overlooking the beach with a clear view of the pier. The room was well appointed and although I read the previous posts aboout wear and tear, I did not find any such problems in my room. I use handicapped parking so I can't comment much on... More 

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

Dear Hugh, Thank you so much for your review and loyalty! The staff and I are pleased to hear that you enjoyed another great stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thank you, Morgan Thompson Assistant General Manager More 

Menifee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am literally and figuratively on the fence about this property. Therefore I am going to rate this based on pros and cons and my personal experiences with check in snafus, over billing and pet issues. You be the judge. This hotel has potential to rate 5 stars based on location and friendliness of staff and the rooms are very... 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 review our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed the staff, hotel grounds, breakfast, and overall accommodations. I do apologize for not meeting the expectations of your pet needs and the rollaway billing error. I am glad this was fixed for you quickly. We are making changes to our pet policies. Please contact me... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not impressive its was just a room. it's quaint but on the Old looking & smelling side. I paid for a room with a view thinking it would be nicer again I wasn't impressed I've stayed in nicer places for less with better views & amenities.

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

Dear Kristine, We have recently finished a major renovation of our guest rooms, bathrooms, and public areas. I am very sorry the new rooms did not meet up with your expectations. I would love to get your feedback directly on how we can better meet your needs in the future. Please contact meet me directly at 805-773-4617. Sincerely, Jed Bickel... More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read other reviews that said they could hear the sound of the ocean. All I could hear was the sound of the highway which was only 50 feet away! Moreover the hotel is up on a hill with a tiny pool. You have to walk past the much nicer pool next door to walk DOWN to the beach. Also... More 

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

I appreciate the feedback on your recent stay. We are currently working on ways to make our complimentary breakfast stand out even more. I would like the opportunity to earn your business back. Please contact me directly before booking your next reservation. Kindly, Jed Bickel General Manager 805-773-4617 More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very pleasant and reasonable hotel located at the very north end of a beautiful beach. Spring for the Pacific view room! It's worth the cost. Great sunset and sleep the the sound of the waves hitting the beach. The room was clean and the bed was comfortably firm. You can walk down the beach to the boardwalk and access... More 

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

Dear Richard S, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your most recent visit. We are very lucky to have such an amazing view of the ocean and I am so glad you enjoyed your ocean front room. I hope you get an opportunity to make a trip here again in the near future! Sincerely, Morgan... More 

Yorba Linda, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nights March 21-23. The rooms are showing some age, but were very clean. Bathrooms have been recently upgraded. The king bed was comfortable. As far as a hotel to stay when sight seeing, the Cottage Inn is quite nice. The general layout of the rooms, relative to the beach, is nice, but you have to deal with the... More 

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

Dear Jerry T, I am glad you enjoyed your stay here at The Cottage Inn by the Sea and thank you for recommending our hotel to others! Best Wishes, Morgan Thompson Assistant General Manager More 

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