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Cottage Inn

P.O. Box 66, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Ranked #1 of 5 Tahoe City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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122 reviews 122 reviews
54 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Rocklin, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A friend and I stayed at the Cottage Inn and were wowed by the outstanding customer service provided by front desk clerk, Kimberly. She went out of her way to make us feel welcome, made dinner reservations for us and even offered a different room as there was road construction going on outside our unit. Go to the Cottage Inn,... More

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Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The staff at The Cottage Inn went the extra mile. We had booked a room that was near the main road. There was construction on the road and the staff offered us in addition to keeping our room, another room further away from the construction noise to have a better night sleep - no extra charge. that was very thoughtful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Took 15 years for me to stay here and I was not disappointed with experience. Susie is a great host and her staff is top notch. Even though it is close to the highway traffic is virtually non existent after 10 pm so no noise issues to speak of even with road construction on that side of the lake. Access... More

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Alexandria, VA
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Not having been to Tahoe in 30 years, found this B&B through Trip Advisor. Staff is first rate, led by owner, Susie, who successfully makes every effort to make you feel at home, cared about, attended to, etc. much wonderful advice and direction, all with warmth and humor, topped in our case, by Susie suggesting and preparing a hot toddy... More

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I really, really wanted to love this place. It's been renovated, and it's clean and pretty. Here are my issues: We stayed in Cottage Time, which had a very cool stone shower with a rain shower head, but the water pressure was almost nonexistent, and as my husband said after standing under the water for almost five minutes, "My legs... More

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We have stayed at this charming spot several times. It is an historic "motor court" of earlier timess which the owner has lovingly retored over several years. There are the regular rooms and modern luxury suites built in the old style. Even though it is on the highway, it is set back enough that we never seem to sense the... More

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Address: P.O. Box 66, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
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