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Oakley, California
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Rooms: Definitely get the rooms with ocean view. We stayed 2 nights as the 1st night was sold out. Ended up in a room on the side with balcony that is dark and facing the parking lot to another hotel. It was also noisy with freeway traffic even with doors and windows closed, also refrigerator noise that cycled every 2... More 

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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stopped at The Cottage Inn on a recent Fly-drive from LA to San Fran. Recommended by Tour Operator, it is a good halfway point to stop for one night. We were disappointed on arrival that our room request of Sea View was not fulfilled, as request had been made months in advance. Room was adequate, bottled... More 

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Thank Vasco80
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

a quick weekend getaway before kids school starts. check in process was smooth. cottages were nice but a bit small in size especially if you book with 2 beds. we love the very comfortable beds though.

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My Mother & Father stayed here in March 2014, a year before my Father passed. For her 75th birthday, Mom wanted to stay for a week in Pismo Beach at the same hotel she & Dad stayed in. I was a bit nervous because the rooms don't have a/c & September is very warm month & I don't deal with... More 

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Ohio
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were going to stay in Pismo Beach for just a couple days, but decided to stay longer. We started out at the Best Western Plus and had a wonderful stay, but it was the weekend and they had no rooms available for us to extend our stay. So we had to find another location and was able to find... More 

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Thank ssheebr
CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Ssheebr, I'm so sorry that we did not live up to your expectations. We are always striving to find areas for improvement as we know we have some great competition in the area. We take immense pride in providing our guests with superior service and I'm glad you found positives about your stay. I hope you give us another... More 

Fresno, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, friendly staff and amazing views!! The staff has been exceptional every time we visit which is once or twice each year! Easy access to the beach, easy walk into town (1 mile) along the beach for some yummy clam chowder.

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Thank Bob M
CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Bob M, Thank you so much for your loyalty over the years! We appreciate your business and it has been a pleasure to host you each time. Our staff especially takes pleasure in making your special occasion memorable, and I will pass on the word that they succeeded with your stay. Thank you for taking the time to post!... More 

England, Plymouth
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night during August 2016. This hotel was such a pleasant surprise after travelling down from San Fran. Check-in was easy and straight forward, the receptionist was polite and friendly and provided clear information on the room and hotel amenities. The room itself was massive and instantly made my husband and I wish we were staying for... More 

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CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Cookie37, We are so glad to hear you had such a relaxing stay! It sounds like you really enjoyed our brand new beds and had a great time dipping in the hot tub at night. That matched with a bottle of wine from our gift shop at sunset, sounds like an amazing restful evening. Perfect for in between stops... More 

Whiteley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pleasant enough stay. There has clearly been some recent investment in public areas and bedrooms. Check in missed a personal touch - no local information or maps to find our way around. Also no recommendations or suggestions for dinner. Service was ok when we went to reception but 'just enough' to answer the question. Stayed in 715 - avoid... More 

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1 Thank BarbO101
CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear BarbO101, Thank you for staying at The Cottage Inn by the Sea. I'm sorry to hear your room location was less than ideal, but I hope you come back and stay with us again so we can have you try an upgraded Ocean View room instead. Pismo Beach is very special to us and we would love to show... More 

New York City, New York
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the location. Steps from a beautiful beach, amazing views , great pool and hottub , free parking and WIFI . Also included a great free breakfast with hot food . Also used the washer/dryer they had on site. Rooms were clean and beautiful. Spacious with a gas fireplace and a great shower w a window in the bathroom.... More 

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CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Marynicnyc, Thank you so much for the compliment of "Best Hotel"! We really appreciate your kind review and would love to see you on your return trip back to us. Thank you for sharing why you love it here! Sincerely, Morgan Thompson General Manager More 

El Centro, California
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved it here!!! When I booked the room I mentioned we were coming for our anniversary. Upon check in there was a sign in the lobby congratulating us on our anniversary. In our room there was a anniversary card and they gifted us a bottle of champagne. So very nice! The room was terrific! Ocean view, super comfy... More 

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Thank Ledeana B
CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Ledeana B, Happy Anniversary! Thank you so much for choosing to celebrate your special occasion at The Cottage Inn by the Sea and thank you for taking your experience to TripAdvisor. Our hotel is perfect for couples looking to do a romantic getaway and its our pleasure to make this occasion one for the books. See you next year!... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We promise you a good night’s sleep, but we warn you there’s so much to do nearby, you may not want to sleep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cottage Inn by the Sea

Address: 2351 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2109
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $158 - $406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cottage Inn by the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Cottage Inn By The Sea Hotel Pismo Beach
Cottage Hotel Pismo Beach
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Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#8 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
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