We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 5 Tahoe City B&Bs / inns

Cottage Inn

P.O. Box 66, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Hotel website
Click for phone number
Hotel amenities
Cottage Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save Saved
You added Cottage Inn to your Saves list
Ranked #1 of 5 Tahoe City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Catmo5 Sacramento, California
Write a Review

110 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (23)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Campbell, CA
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montecito, California
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
55 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Do you own or manage Cottage Inn?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Cottage Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cottage Inn

Address: P.O. Box 66, Tahoe City, CA 96145
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 22
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Cottage Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Cottage Hotel Tahoe City

49 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (50)
Pool/beach area (2)
Hotel & grounds (11)
Room/suite (22)
Dining (1)
View from room (1)
Other (13)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay