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P.O. Box 66, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Cottage Inn
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Ranked #1 of 5 Tahoe City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014
janie p Penn Valley, California
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Penn Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The architecture of these quaint buildings is captivating, unlike any we've seen. In the center of the compound is a large grassy area with seating, where we enjoyed the afternoon sun while taking pictures and enjoying some wine with our Florida cousins. Breakfast in the small Lodge building was great. We were told that many regulars enjoy 'cabin hopping', where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

As we arrived after a long drive at the Cottage Inn we were made very welcome by Susi. The room we got was exceptionally: our small cottage was the skier's resort, which was great. Especially the fireplace made a very cosy atmosphere. The whole resort is very nice with attention to detail. The private beach is a 3 minutes walk... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We love the Cottage Inn for it's rustic and comfortable cabins. They all have updated, modern baths and fireplaces. The breakfasts are substantial, yummy and made on site by the owner and staff. The evening wine and snack time is a great opportunity to meet and chat with people from all over. This is the only place we stay when... More 

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Campbell, CA
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Spent one night here while attending Octoberfest at Richardson's Camp. Great location for walks and to see the lake. Room was okay. Staff very friendly. Nice breakfast, afternoon wine and food. Cost a bit up there. Each cottage room has its own layout - best to check in advance to be sure it meets your needs.

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Montecito, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We booked a month out and on arrival discovered that highway in front of property was under construction from 4 PM to 8 AM ALL NIGHT, so we listened to jack hammers, concrete saws and construction equipment both nights. WHY DIDN'T OWNERS CONTACT US BEFORE WE CAME TO LET US KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON, SO WE COULD STAY SOMEWHERE ELSE??... More 

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susanne425, Owner at Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you for your review., and I am sorry you had a bad experience. Major parts of Highway 89 had construction this year with various locations. Unfortunately we did not have any influence as to dates or type of work performed every night so we could have told our guests However we did tell everyone checking in that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Fantastic situation with own lake side beach to share with neighbouring residences . Near to Fireplace café which is a great place to go for lunch. Can hire bikes from across the road and cycle up and down with bike paths a lot of the way- perfect way to spend a day. Had lovely stay - great room and wine... More 

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Reading
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55 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Tahoe tepee was a medium size room in a block of six with individual outside front doors. Room was cutely fitted out in wild west native indian style. Bed was smallish and bouncy. Bathroom and shower were small. No AC but the ceiling fan was fairly effective. Friendly staff, coffee available all day, wine and canapes between 5 & 7.... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have stayed here twice on our anniversary. It is always so warm and welcoming. They provided wine and cookies on our arrival. Our room had a fireplace and the cutest decor (each room having an original theme). They are located on the lake side of the road and it's a short walk to the beach. Each cabin is beautifully... More 

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Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

What an amazing place in a stunning location. Such friendly and warm welcome too. It was an absolutely treat to stay there this summer. We were 5 in total and could not have found a better place. The lodges are beautifully decorated with everything you need carefully selected. The attention to details is lovely and create a perfect atmosphere. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed at the Cottage inn during our honeymoon road trip of California. This place really is truly charming and worth a visit. Ok, so it is not a 5* hotel and nor does it claim to be. That said the service we received was very warm and welcoming. It reminded me a bit like somewhere the Brady bunch would... More 

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Address: P.O. Box 66, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 22
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