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Cottage Inn

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P.O. Box 66, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milltown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the entire staff was great and helpful. the cottages were beautifully decorated and comfortable. Although the location is a little south of the town, it is about a 5 minute drive and the area is worth the drive.

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights in Cottage Inn. Lovely houses, very nice rooms and excellent service. We got many tips for the rest of our journey. We changed our plans and did not regret it!! The owner even phoned to hotels and a theatre to help us organizing the changes of plans. Best service we ever had. We recommend this... More 

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Campbell, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights at the Cottage Inn, this was our first visit here, although we've been to Tahoe many times. We enjoyed the ambiance of these 1938-remodeled cabins built around a central lawn relaxing area. The owner, Suzie, was constantly working, but always had time to stop and chat with guests to make sure everything was fine - the rest... More 

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights and had a great time. Very nice employees and they serve a great breakfast which is included in the nightly rate. Will be returning for four nights in Sept. There is a nice beach across the back entry. The Inn will issue you a access key to enter the beach with a 20 dollar key... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here about 20 years ago and the property was what I'd call "basic and rustic", but there has been obvious upgrades and now the property rates a description of quiet luxury in the pines. Our room faced the lake so we had little road traffic and the "filtered view" (heavy on the word filtered) of the lake looked... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stayed here the end of June. The cottages were just picture perfect. I loved all the different styles. Everyone was very courteous, the girl who checked us in took us right to our cottage and showed us around. The cabin was decorated in Indian, western style. There was a fireplace in corner. The main problem there is no air... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A lovely spot tucked beneath the trees with easy access to the lakefront. Everything was cozy and spotless. Just perfect for a convenient overnight or weekend. Bed was soft and warm with a cozy view of the fireplace. It's on the small size if you have lots of luggage.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We wound up here by default; the owners of the inn we reserved at, retired and they referred us here. What a find! We knew we would be there well after check-in time, so we called and they were very pleasant. Upon arrival, the staff was just as pleasant and what a surprise to walk in and find the cutest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The owners over the past few years have made the place delightfully different. Small cute cabins surrounded by wildflowers. Each cabin has a different motif.Short walk to beach. Walk to two good restaurants and a great new deli. European breakfast served in main lodge. South of Tahoe City on the West Shore. Very unique.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I have been coming to the Cottage Inn for many years now. It is almost like coming home. Susie and staff are the best! Food is great, location is great. What can I say, this is the best! I listen to the verbal comments from foreign travelers. They wish they lived in CA so they can come here more often.... More 

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