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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

A cute and well maintained motel with a real old cottage feel. It has A beautiful public area with chairs, tables and a fire pit overlooking the ocean. Breakfast was simple but perfect for a quick departure. One drawback was our room was on the end closest to the freeway and a little noisy in the morning. Get one one...

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Roseville, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just stayed one night but will definitely come back! it was a comfy, cute room with a fireplace. The pool and hot tub are located with an ocean view and the pool is heated. Beautiful patio to watch the sunset and a trail right down tot he beautiful beach below! the Breakfast was great in the morning and the...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Only few minuses was the TV was difficult to change channels and we could hear the footsteps of the guests above us so maybe booking an upper Ocean View room might work better, otherwise, it was a nice experience. Location, location, location...we had an Ocean View room so it was nice watch sunsets, to sleep with soothing waves and to...

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Clovis
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Have changed to the Cottage Inn from another nearby Pacifica Hotels property that went thru a recent interior remodel which is wanting and spartan in interior amenities now. The Cottage Inn has well appointed rooms, a courteous staff, and very nice cliffside ocean views. It's in a good location and has good access to other nearby beach communities. Consider staying...

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

Dear Jim B, Thank you so much for giving the Cottage Inn by the Sea a try while our sister property goes through renovation. We were lucky enough to have our renovation last year, and the hotel turned out just beautiful! Our rooms still have the Old English “Cottage” feel, just now with a touch of modern comfort. Thank you...

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

wonderful stay and service!! we loved everything about our experience here, the scenery, room, and staff. it's an easy walk to the beach, the stay was so romantic and relaxing, we loved the convenience of the balcony overlooking the beach. the pool was an awesome plus! we will definitely be staying again!!!

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

Dear Adrian590mary, Thank you so much! We are so flattered you enjoyed everything about the Cottage Inn by the Sea! Our staff takes pride in the service and comfort we provide, so thank you for appreciating our hard work. Your review was a pleasure to read and we look forward to seeing you next time. Thank you, Thank you, Morgan...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice location - waterfront atop the bluffs, beach acces to the south. Waterfront rooms are pricey but romantic. I recommend booking in advance and check ALL the travel sites for a deal. Taxes and fees are high, but this is CA. Been there a couple times in the last couple months and a couple things are starting to get old....

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

Dear John K, Thanks for the feedback regarding your recent stay as we are always looking for ways to improve. You may be happy to know that the fire pits are fully operational and they are another great addition in helping to make your stay even more memorable. Hope we get to see you again soon! Sincerely, Justin C. Friend...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a night there and found it really good. Clean comfy room with fireplace. It was quiet and relaxing. Free car parking outside your room. Breakfast was really good with waffle maker machine. Polite and kind staff. I would stay there again for sure.

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

Dear Mohd F, We are so glad you enjoyed all our hotel amenities! I agree it is nice to avoid all those “resort fees” and just have everything in your stay…from parking, to Wi-Fi, to breakfast and pool access! Thank you for sharing your experience and we are looking forward to your return visit. Thank you, Morgan Thompson General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enchanted as soon as I stepped out of the car and met the charming exterior. The interior continued to delight as I was immediately greeted by courteous staff who dished out helpful dinning tips. I will stay here again, and now I know I can bring my pooch!

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

Dear Basket B, Sounds simply magically. The Cottage Inn by the Sea does bring that special delight to so many travelers looking for a place to call their “home away from home”. We are so glad we are that special spot for you and we will look forward to seeing you next time! Thank you, Morgan Thompson General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite hotels in the Five Cities area. My husband and I visit at least twice a year for romantic getaways without the kids. What I love most about this hotel is it's peaceful easy feeling. It is kid friendly as well as pet friendly, but we don't bring either kids or pets with us. It...

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

Dear Connie I, Thank you so much for your beautiful review and loyalty over the years! Coming here for every anniversary, for 10 years, is incredible! I am so glad we are always able to make it special with little surprises in your room and great local recommendations. You and your husband are always a pleasure, and we are honored...

Livermore, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location and view were nice. Make sure to get a room with an ocean view, the others have a view of the parking lot. The beds were pretty, but noisy. Our bed and our neighbors bed were noisy. The staff was very nice and so was their breakfast.

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

Dear Ifeduniw, Many thanks for the nice review and feedback. We are so pleased you had a great experience with the staff and loved our hotel’s views so much. I’m so sorry to hear the bed caused some issues, but I’m glad you still had a great stay. I hope you choose to visit The Cottage Inn by the Sea...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Pismo Beach
Price Range: RM620 - RM1,640 (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
Cottage Inn Pismo Beach
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Pismo Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Pismo Beach
#8 Romantic Hotel in Pismo Beach
#9 Family Hotel in Pismo Beach
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“Rooms towards the back of the hotel are close to the beach trail and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 103cindyt, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View rooms are worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles sargeantespanol, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“reserve in advance for a room where you can just walk outside to the ocien view, it's worth it!!”
 of 5 bubbles adrian590mary, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Waterfront is great if you can afford it.”
 of 5 bubbles 342JohnK, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Your steps away from the beach in any room!”
 of 5 bubbles basketb2017, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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