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Certificate of Excellence


#1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Tahoe City
Certificate of Excellence
The Cottage Inn,located 2 miles south of Tahoe City,is a cluster of charming cottages with an 'old Tahoe' feel but 'todays' amenities.All rooms have private shower bathrooms, gas fireplaces, TV/VCR/DVD, seating area, some with a 2 person bathtub for special occasions.A full breakfast is served every morning (included in stay) in the main lodge as well as cookies and snacks/wine in the evenings.Our guests have access to a private beach adjacent to our property,bike path southbound or northbound can be picked up behind the property.Secure bike storage onsite.Boat/kayak/paddle board rental nearby.Many restaurants easily to be reached within a few minutes.We are located close to major ski resorts like Homewood,Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Golf course
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
Room features
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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The bed was very comfortable and upon arrival, a member of their wonderful staff greeted us with wine. The breakfast in the morning was everything you could ask for before heading to the ski slopes and the cozy rooms were perfect.
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We decided to head to Lake Tahoe for the weekend on the spur of the moment, and remembered enjoying a stay there in 2008. Thankfully they had room, and it was everything we remembered. The breakfast is fantastic, and the night host, Christopher, went above and beyond to make
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The Cottage Inn is definitely cute and quaint as you drive into the small enclave of charming cabins nestled in a circle under some very old and tall Lodgepole and Sugar Pines. The filtered sunlight that makes it down thru the ticket of branches casts the most beautiful glow on
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Response from susanne425, Owner at Cottage Inn
Responded Nov 7, 2018
Dear James, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay with us. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of the room, as our main priority is to be able to offer a well-maintained and comfortable atmosphere. We were pleased to read you enjoyed the grounds, our staff, breakfast and happy hour. I am sorry you were disappointed with the fireplace, all of our rooms are equipped with a gas fireplace which is operated by a thermostat. As we experience cold weather in Tahoe it is vital that our guests stay warm and are able to operate the heat source in an easy and safe way. Per our local fire code we are prohibited from having wood burning stoves in the rooms. I understand the fan was too loud for your liking, please bring these matters to the attention of our staff right away, as we are able to adjust the fan. As you mentioned in your review, our property is old, the buildings have been here since 1938. Over the years all of our rooms have been remodeled and renovated and we continue to make improvements every year. Again, thank you for your feedback. We take your comments to heart and will look into giving the room a refresh! Warm regards, Kimberley
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My fiance and I stayed here for a first time visit and I must say - amazing experience. The hospitality was above what I normally am accustomed too and they were able to prep the room for a "birthday" experience for my fiance (since we were staying there for her birthday). They
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The Cottage Inn in Tahoe City has been around for 20+years and continues to maintain it's cozy, rustic charm. With pleasant, hard working owners on site and more than accommodating staff available, the Cottage Inn feels like a welcome respite after a long day enjoying any of
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$183 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
cottage hotel tahoe city
United StatesCaliforniaLake Tahoe (California)Tahoe City
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