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Cottage Inn by the Sea

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2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

One of our favourite stays along our California road trip. Lovely hotel, perfectly situated, with surely one if the best views anywhere on the California coast. Room was spacious and comfortable, staff were very friendly and breakfast was well stocked and not too busy in the morning. Didn't want to leave. Perfect.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is understaffed. The clerk was working hard but had four guests in line. We came back later and waited 10 minutes because the check-in desk was empty. Once we finally got into our room we headed to the jacuzzi. There was no staff around, so eight boys were left unsupervised in the pool and were discussing peeing in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The setting of Cottage Inn is spectacular. Unfortunately, it's the only thing that's spectacular. If the Cottage inn were 200$ a night, it would be easy to overlook its shortcomings, but at 400$ a night, it's unacceptable. The hot tub was broken. The complimentary breakfast was sad -- a long line for a couple of self serve waffle irons, and... More 

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Stockton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived on the hottest evening with 85 humidity! All due to to Hurricane Dolores. It was miserable inside our room. No AC (I was told all the beachfront hotels don't have it as it's always cool). The hotel was nice enough to go out and buy big fans for us to use in the rooms and it did make... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

But to start of with the frontdesk: really bad! We arrived just now and paid close to $ 900 for 2 nights. No room ready and the only room available is next to the highway ;( The pool is all in all dirty, no one on the site. Just the frontdesk people... At least... Location: excellent. View: amazing

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this hotel. I had originally opted for the non view room until I actually saw the property and then decided to surprise my husband by upgrading to ocean view. We enjoyed ourselves so much there. Walking on the beach, sitting in the garden area watching the waves roll in and later enjoying a bottle of wine we purchased from... More 

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Santa Fe Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an awesome experience at Cottage Inn By the Sea! The rooms are clean and fresh looking. The beds are comfortable. The staff is very friendly. We will definitely be returning. However, we will be booking an ocean view room. The view is spectacular!

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving late, we checked in quickly and headed out to dinner. This was a fast layover hotel on the drive north and we booked because of the reviews, larger beds, locations and provided breakfast. The property is in fact a very nice motel with parking directly in front of the rooms albeit, more lushly landscaped than similar properties and altho... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fireplace, nice beds, and great cliff lookout with nice beach chairs to sit and enjoy the view. There's stairs that go down to the beach and a little off to the side so it's a little bit more mellow, but just so nice and peaceful. Staff was friendly, rooms are comfortable. No complants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very clean and the rooms were very nice. Nice fireplace. We did think we were going to be facing the ocean and not on a cliff. Long walk to the water. Had a nice breakfast in the lobby every morning.

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