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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife has family in Bakersfield and we usually visit once or twice a year. However, this time we decided to visit friends in SF then drive to Anaheim for Disney. We decided to stop in Pismo for two nights on the way back up to SF. We booked two night here at the last minute (night before our stay)... More 

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Haworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in a family room for 1 night whilst driving up highway 1, was just what we needed. Room was very clean. Amazing views of the beach from the pool area. Breakfast was ok, was very busy and people were panic grabbing things, we couldn't wait to get out of there! Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Newburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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: $163 - $363 (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:
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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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