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Sacramento, California
Reviewed October 8, 2014

We love the Cottage Inn for it's rustic and comfortable cabins. They all have updated, modern baths and fireplaces. The breakfasts are substantial, yummy and made on site by the owner and staff. The evening wine and snack time is a great opportunity to meet and chat with people from all over. This is the only place we stay when...

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Campbell, CA
Reviewed October 7, 2014

Spent one night here while attending Octoberfest at Richardson's Camp. Great location for walks and to see the lake. Room was okay. Staff very friendly. Nice breakfast, afternoon wine and food. Cost a bit up there. Each cottage room has its own layout - best to check in advance to be sure it meets your needs.

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Montecito, California
Reviewed September 27, 2014

We booked a month out and on arrival discovered that highway in front of property was under construction from 4 PM to 8 AM ALL NIGHT, so we listened to jack hammers, concrete saws and construction equipment both nights. WHY DIDN'T OWNERS CONTACT US BEFORE WE CAME TO LET US KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON, SO WE COULD STAY SOMEWHERE ELSE??...

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susanne425, Owner at Cottage Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guests, thank you for your review., and I am sorry you had a bad experience. Major parts of Highway 89 had construction this year with various locations. Unfortunately we did not have any influence as to dates or type of work performed every night so we could have told our guests However we did tell everyone checking in that...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 20, 2014

Fantastic situation with own lake side beach to share with neighbouring residences . Near to Fireplace café which is a great place to go for lunch. Can hire bikes from across the road and cycle up and down with bike paths a lot of the way- perfect way to spend a day. Had lovely stay - great room and wine...

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Reading
Reviewed September 16, 2014

Tahoe tepee was a medium size room in a block of six with individual outside front doors. Room was cutely fitted out in wild west native indian style. Bed was smallish and bouncy. Bathroom and shower were small. No AC but the ceiling fan was fairly effective. Friendly staff, coffee available all day, wine and canapes between 5 & 7....

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have stayed here twice on our anniversary. It is always so warm and welcoming. They provided wine and cookies on our arrival. Our room had a fireplace and the cutest decor (each room having an original theme). They are located on the lake side of the road and it's a short walk to the beach. Each cabin is beautifully...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 1, 2014

What an amazing place in a stunning location. Such friendly and warm welcome too. It was an absolutely treat to stay there this summer. We were 5 in total and could not have found a better place. The lodges are beautifully decorated with everything you need carefully selected. The attention to details is lovely and create a perfect atmosphere. We...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed at the Cottage inn during our honeymoon road trip of California. This place really is truly charming and worth a visit. Ok, so it is not a 5* hotel and nor does it claim to be. That said the service we received was very warm and welcoming. It reminded me a bit like somewhere the Brady bunch would...

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Rocklin, California
Reviewed August 4, 2014

A friend and I stayed at the Cottage Inn and were wowed by the outstanding customer service provided by front desk clerk, Kimberly. She went out of her way to make us feel welcome, made dinner reservations for us and even offered a different room as there was road construction going on outside our unit. Go to the Cottage Inn,...

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Michigan
Reviewed August 4, 2014

The staff at The Cottage Inn went the extra mile. We had booked a room that was near the main road. There was construction on the road and the staff offered us in addition to keeping our room, another room further away from the construction noise to have a better night sleep - no extra charge. that was very thoughtful...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cottage Inn

Address: 1690 W. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
Price Range: $180 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cottage Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Cottage Hotel Tahoe City
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“the "enchanted cottage" room has a tree in it!!!!”
jmntraveler, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“We had Cowboy Romance. Has view of Lake.”
kathyd366, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade from the smallest rooms if you need a desk. This is an omission in the smallest cabin.”
TheSometimeTraveller, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
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