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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
sue s Rocklin, California
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Rocklin, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights in the Dreamcatcher room as part of a road trip. The place is magical and I loved our room, really nicely furnished to a theme without feeling 'themed'. A really relaxing environment and the lake pebble beach is just through the private access gate with the neighbouring Sunnyside just a short stroll away for an evening... More

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Montclair, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We chose Tahoe City for our family vacation (kids are 19 and 21) because we were looking for peace and quiet with natural beauty, and the Cottage Inn looked like an interesting place to stay. We made the right choice all the way around! We booked the Game Room for the kids (it has separate beds) and the adjoining Enchanted... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The friendliness of the owners, the charming atmosphere, location, cleanliness, and access to a private park and beach on Lake Tahoe made for a wonderful stay! The opportunity to mingle with other guests at happy hour and during breakfast was a bonus, coupled with good food and wine. We already have recommended the Cottage Inn to family and friends.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in June and wish it could have been longer. Lake Tahoe is stunning, and having beach access from our cottage was a wonderful advantage. Our cottage, Evergreen, was so cozy, yet had all the modern amenities we needed. Breakfasts were hearty and delicious. We looked forward to happy hour on the patio every evening... 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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The Cottage Inn,located 2 miles south of Tahoe City,is a cluster of charming cottages with an 'old Tahoe' feel but 'todays' amenities.All rooms have private shower bathrooms, gas fireplaces, TV/VCR/DVD, seating area, some with a 2 person bathtub for special occasions.A full breakfast is served every morning (included in stay) in the main lodge as well as cookies and snacks/wine in the evenings.Our guests have access to a private beach adjacent to our property,bike path southbound or northbound can be picked up behind the property.Secure bike storage onsite.Boat/kayak/paddle board rental nearby.Many restaurants easily to be reached within a few minutes.We are located close to major ski resorts like Homewood,Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley. ... more   less 
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