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The Cottage

3829 Albatross St, San Diego, CA 92103
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  • Location
    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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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
16 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The breakfast was very good, the portions are quite large, so can easily be shared. The patio is a great option and the outdoor heaters make it comfortable even in winter. Prices are reasonable. It is s popular neighbourhood spot and gets very busy so you may have to wait for a table.

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New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Food was absolutely delicious. We sat outside in the nice patio with great weather. They give you an enormous amount of food for the price and even offer to split plates for you for no extra charge. Ask for extra jalapenos with the egg dishes to give the food a little kick. Overall I was extremely happy with my trip... More 

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Oakland, CA
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2009

What a lovely little environmentally-friendly cottage in a beautiful neighborhood, staffed by outstanding hosts. We stayed for several nights, each evening walking down the hidden path to the backyard oasis, where the little cottage greeted us with warmth and coziness. Carol was the perfect innkeeper, friendly and helpful but respectful of privacy. Lovely furnishings, including an antique organ and velvet... More 

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Newark, DE
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2008

The Cottage is wonderful. It's a real Craftsman Cottage with its own little garden, filled with period furniture. Carol is thoughtful about little details (bottled water in the fridge, fresh flowers in the rooms, travel books and restuarant guides in the living room). She also knows a lot about San Diego history and can give tips about sights that are... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2005

I was lucky to find The Cottage and am astonished no-one has ever reviewed this B&B on Trip Advisor. Carol is kindness personified and couldn't do enough to help me have an enjoyable stay in San Diego. Hillcrest is a safe neighbourhood with wonderful and varied dining options, interesting shops to browse and a 30 minute walk to Balboa Park... More 

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