Cottage Inn by the Sea

2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, California, 93449, United States | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $153.00
 

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... Padres National Forrest to Los Olivos, the wine centre of the Santa Ynez area. All the local wineries had tasting rooms in the town,and other eclectic shops and galleries abounded. We also tried to visit the miniature horses at Quicksilver Ranch but they had closed at three p.m - too bad for them,this missed out on our company. Back onto highway 101 to Pismo Beach which will be our base for the next two days. A balmy evening as we headed to the beach for a walk ...

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside

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From Diamond In The Rough To A Lump Of Coal

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... but not one state employee is interested in pruning the branches.

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Summary

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... making friends with people in my train car and talking for 3 hours!

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Q & A from my trip

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... felt relatively safe because Europeans stay out very late. So, even at midnight, there would still be lots of people out and about. Looking back now, I can see that all those times I took off on random adventures to locations where nobody knew where I was could have been potentially very dangerous. If something had happened, no one would have known where I was or what happened to me. Fortunately, nothing happened and I relished in those private moments where I knew no ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, is near Pismo Pier, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Great American Melodrama and Vaudeville, and Performing Arts Center.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Cottage Inn by the Sea Pismo Beach

    I will definitely stay here again

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    Our room was clean and very comfortable. We enjoyed our fireplace. The roomrates were very reasonable. The view of the ocean from the swimming pool was breathtaking. I will definitely stay there again.

    Overall very pleased

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    Thank you to all that took the time to review the hotel. Based on your reviews (and the price) we selected this hotel for a weekend getaway.

    Beautiful location, beautiful inn!

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    This hotel was a wonderful surprise! It is in a beautiful location, right on the cliff overlooking the ocean. But more than that, the inn itself is darling, with a "thatched roof" it really looks like a cottage. The rooms are cute too. And the bed was one of the most comfortable I've ever slept on in a hotel. The staff was very helpful.

    We had 5 people in one room and they had a rollaway already waiting for us (we're used to having to beg for one). The breakfast in the morning is very good as far as continental breakfasts go (they have hot waffles!) and they staff is friendly and helpful there too. And there is a beautiful English garden right on the edge of the cliffs where you can sit and watch the sun rise. I only wish we had stayed there more than one night!

    Pleasantly Surprised!

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    We was pleasantly surprised when we arrived at The Cottage Inn. It was our 29th Wedding Anniversary and our first trip ever to Pismo Beach.

    They upgraded our room to a full ocean view and gave us a bottle of wine to celebrate!!! The room was wonderful, nicely decorated, a fireplace and a beautiful view!!!! Will go there again!!!!!

    Pleasant surroundings

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    Stayed one night in Sept. 2003 and had a very pleasant experience. At check-in there were chocolate cookies that were warm and fresh to take with you back to your room. The room was spacious and obviously new with nice appointments such as a fireplace and folding curtain type window coverings. There were only about a dozen rooms with actual full ocean views but they had superb views as the hotel is on a cliff overlooking a long wide beach. The stairs to the beach were formitible but solid and safe. There were chairs along the cliffs where we sat and read and watched the sea gulls and people walking the beach. The grounds are well landscaped and there is a small pool (heated and protected by plexigolas) and a small jacuzzi. There is a restaurant next door and a very nice bar on the cliffs in the adjacent hotel. All in all a very nice experience

    Not bad

    from

    We were told we had a partial ocean view. Perhaps we would have, if we formed a human pyramid and then leaned out the bathroom window. We were in a room right near the front, near Hwy 101, but it was surprisingly quiet. The girl at the front desk was rude and they charged me a higher rate the last night, despite saying it would be the same as the other 2 (only $9 more - so I couldn't be bothered arguing--but....). The room was fine, however the beds were atrocious. Really soft mattresses - not good on the back. There is a small refrigerator and a microwave. Also a continental breakfast included - which is good. All in all good value at $129 a night. It also has a pool and some chairs for relaxing and watching out to sea - very pleasant.

    Good for families - No extra service, though

    from

    This place works great for families...in room fridge and microwave, swimming pool and spa, nice queen beds, free breakfast. However, the stairs to the beach are treacherous...we drove. And, there are no extra services provided. Example: No extra pillows available other than the one extra in the closet. And the carpets were so dirty we had to use wash clothes to wipe our feet off and wear shoes around the room. The front desks' response to the carpet problem was "yeah, that's the way it'll be until the carpet is replaced".

    Poor Management - Not helpful at all

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    I am sorry to share that I had a really disjointing experience at this hotel. Having actually read all of the previous review, I decided to take my family here for a special birthday weekend.The hotel itself is very clean and the rooms we well appointed, but the service and sympathy of the staff was HORRIFIC!Problem 1: Early check-in. At 10:00AM we called for early check-in, as we wanted a place to store our luggage before a kayak excursion. When I spoke with the manager she said that we could have the early check-in, but that we would need to come to the hotel when we are ready and work it out when we arrived. Even though I was calling from one town away, she could not guarantee that a room would be available until 3PM.Problem 2: Too much chlorine in the pool and Jacuzzi. We spent about 30 minutes in the water and our bathing suits were completely bleached (green to yellow). My wife and her friends silver and white gold jewelry were discolored as well.Problem 3: Late Check out. Since we decided to postpone our kayak excursion, due to a lack of concierge service the previous day, we called the front desk, once again, to request a late check-out. Our kayak excursion was to be over by 1:30PM and the standard late check-out time is 1:00PM. As these were extenuating circumstances (we wanted to hop in the shower before our 4 hour drive to the SF East Bay) we asked for an extra 30 minutes. Once again, the unhelpful management said that that extra 30 minutes was too much time and it didnt leave housekeeping ample time to get the room ready for the next guests at 3:00PM. In fact, the women with whom we spoke told us to just go and shower at our friends house in SLO, rather than at the hotel.Over all poor experience :(

    The stay was as beautiful as the view!

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    When my fiancée and I first discovered The Cottage Inn by the Sea we were impressed by the comfort and furnishings of our room. All the rooms are non-smoking, and have an old world motif with all of the modern amenities! Since we opted for the slightly more economical lodgings with a non-Ocean view Debbie, who checked us in, chose her personal favorite from the available rooms. Our room had a high ceiling, and added to the sense of an already spacious living space. The hotel provides a continental breakfast which adds to the value with cheer! I under each room has a gas fireplace. this casts a wonderful spell upon the cold and weary traveler looking for "One of the most beautiful places on the entire California Coast". I quoted a retired couple we met. They were former residents who wondered aloud why they ever chose to move away, this spoken as they lounged in front of their Ocean view room taking it all in! Only steps away from the hotel's property awaits a staircase that descends the sandstone cliffs, and offers a view equally breathtaking to the hike! I was so enamored by my experience that within weeks of my stay I brought my eighty-one year old mother to share, and for me to revisit. She'd honeymooned with my Father in this area back in the early 1960's. I was grateful for a special care a young staff member named Erin performed that I shall not forget. While I was away, my mother needed help. Erin brought a lemon lime soda directly to the room to help with my mother's upset stomach!! I have just reserved a room for tomorrow, which will make this my 3rd stay! The hotel is a precious gem situated upon it's rare setting, and is worth a special trip, and is a place worth staying!! Eric K. Alhambra, Ca.

    Wonderful

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    Went on are honeymoon.It was wonderful.Everything was wonderful.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Cottage Inn by the Sea Pismo Beach

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding