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Newburgh
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a last minute trip and so we expected the hotel to be okay....it more than exceeded our expectations. Staff was wonderful and knowledgable about the area. the rooms where comfortable....especially the mattresses. There is no air conditioning but it is not needed.

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Manhasset, New York
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During our trip down the PCH, this was one of the stops I was excited about and it was everything the photos described and more! Incredible views of the Pacific Ocean from our room. The thatched cottage feels was incredibly charming and the elegant decor of the rooms were a combination of driftwood and beach house serene! We had a... More 

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

Dear Loren G, Thank you so much for your sincere excitement. We are so glad we lived up to the Cottage Inn reputation and that you had a wonderful stay in our rooms! The feel of the Cottage Inn is very special and charming, and we're glad the view, people and location did it for you. You will most certainly... More 

Hollister, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cottage Inn with English thatched roofs is a perfect place to spend watching the Pacific Ocean, might even see some whales. You also have great beach access. The rooms are very comfortable, clean and with all the simple amenities like a small Refer, TV, Keurig Coffee Maker & Wi-FI. In the mornings the offer a complementary Breakfast Buffet that... More 

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

Dear Paul H, Thank you for taking you and your family to The Cottage Inn by the Sea for your summer vacation! We are so pleased we lived up to your expectations and it made for such a memorable stay. Thank you for sharing all the inclusive amenities you enjoyed and we hope you have a chance to return to... More 

isle of man
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this hotel on our our and would highly recommend for the location if you like a beach and a quaint hotel. We has a seaview room, the sound of the sea as you sleep was perfect, the room was clean and spacious, the toiletries Molten Brown so a nice touch. The beach was huge and really lovely. I... More 

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

Dear Laddiechops, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and recommend our hotel to fellow travelers! The Ocean View rooms are a great choice and really allow you to take in all the beauty. Seeing the ocean from your room and listening to waves crash from your bed, does sounds like a serene treat. Thank you so... More 

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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was comfortable and cute, and the location is great. Staff was great too, but trip advisor didn't say anything about a lack of a/c when I booked. Also since some rooms have pets, we got really bitten up by fleas. The hotel is set in the edge of the highway and the ocean and they have great access... More 

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

It sounds like you had a very nice stay, so thank you for the review. One thing I would like to reassure you on is that we are NOT a pet-friendly hotel. If you saw any dogs on our property, they were here without our knowledge or consent. We really hope this doesn't deter you from staying with us another... More 

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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great overnight stay and although my room faced the car park (224) and the motel next door the room was beautiful. A nice breakfast in the morning and very helpful/friendly staff. Quick walk down the stairs to the beach and lovely to hear the ocean in the morning. Definitely recommend!

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

Dear Thelma_Oz, Thank you so much for your review and recommendation! The beach access is definitely something to be utilized when visiting The Cottage Inn. Conveniently located, it gives our guests great VIP access from the top of the cliff to the sandy beach below. We are glad to hear you had such a beautiful stay. Thank you, Morgan Thompson... More 

Visalia, California
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the cliff area to relax and watch the sunset. The rooms and location was great. The stairs to the beach were convenient and could walk to the pier. Free parking a plus. There are cute rabbits near the cliffs, fun to watch.

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

Dear Laurieakers, Sounds like the highlight for you was our amazing view from the Garden Area! Situated right up on the cliff overlooking the bluffs of Pismo Beach, sits our garden filled with vibrant flowers, little bunnies and great lounge seating. Thank you for sharing what you loved about staying with us and please visit us (and our view!) again... More 

New York City, New York
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60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is relaxed, unpretentious, yet welcoming. It might not be the most elegant (it is, after all, organized motel-style, and the make-your-own-pancake breakfast can get noisy with crying children of all ages), but it deliver what it says on the tin very well, and a bit more. The location on the beach front is excellent, a short walk away... More 

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

Dear Frame82, Thank you so much for your review and kind description on The Cottage Inn by the Sea. We are honored you found us to be the perfect relaxing and welcoming hotel on the Central Coast. Our hospitality comes from loving where we work, and I'm so glad that was radiated through our interactions. We do hope you visit... More 

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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were clean and spacious but the bathrooms were a little dated. The beds were comfortable. The view of the sea is very nice although we couldn't see it from our room. The plugs in the wall were very lose and we had to hold the hairdryer plug at the wall to keep it in.

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Thank 782sineadk
CottageInnGM, General Manager at Cottage Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear 782sineadk, Thank you for the review and for stopping over at our hotel! We appreciate your kind feedback about the rooms and how nice the beds are, as we know that's important for a good night's rest! We also listen to feedback and please know we will look into that maintenance concern you addressed. Thank you, Morgan Thompson General... More 

Surrey
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for just two nights on our American adventure and what a wonderful place to relax. We had a superb ground floor room with patio looking our over the wide blue ocean - heaven! The room was spacious, clean and had a colonial feel. The microwave, fridge and coffee maker were a great touch and we walked along the... More 

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

Dear Mandy K, How wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing how special the Cottage Inn by the Sea was to your trip to The California Coast! We are so lucky to have the best view while also being centrally located to downtown Pismo. Glad you got some good goodies while you were here! Thank you for sharing! Sincerely, Morgan... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449-2109
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: $166 - $362 (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
Cottage Hotel By The Sea
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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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