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Cottage Inn

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P.O. Box 66, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Ranked #1 of 5 Tahoe City B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This place is family owned business so you can expect very friendly and warmth services. They treat you like their guest staying in their house. When I visit Lake Tahoe, I really do expect a very peaceful place which this place can meet my expectation. I stayed at Romantic Hideaway room which it is very beautiful and the bed is... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had a very nice experience at this Cottage. There are a series of duplexes within the property. We stayed in the Hunter's room - bed very comfy and warm with good water pressure. Walking distance to lake and restaurants.

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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I've stayed here on three separate occasions -- twice with just husband and once with two teen daughters. We are never disappointed in the rooms. Each cabin is thoughtfully and uniquely decorated. We can recommend the wild game cabin and forest cabin. (I don't have the names quite right). Additionally, the afternoon treats AND morning breakfast on par with the... More 

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Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Cottage Inn is the best of the best in Tahoe, not because it is the fanciest but because of the wonderful people who work there. Angela was very friendly, helpful and made us feel welcome . She went out of her way to make sure we had a great time and enjoyed ourselves. We had the pleasure to meet... More 

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My boyfriend and I spent a wonderful weekend in March 15 there. It was so cozy that we deceided to extend our stay. Very good breakfast - they went out of there way to make me a vegetarian, glutenfree version. Yummy 5 o'clock tea, wine and cookies. Very friendly and welcoming conversations with the owner Susanne and her employees -... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

For $233.00 this was the absolute worst place i have ever strayed a night the food was obviously frozen and bland the beds were like sleeping on a rock the tv's were smaller than my laptop screen this was pur anniversary and it was such a disaster.......

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