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The Cottage Inn

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Cottage Inn

The Cottage Inn

2.5 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
1690 W. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA, 96145

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSt. Nicholas Episcopal Church20 min walk
  • Popular LocationGatekeeper's Museum4 min drive
  • Popular LocationGranlibakken Resort Ski Area5 min drive
  • AirportLake Tahoe, CA (TVL)40 min drive

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About this area

Tahoe City

Located in Tahoe City, The Cottage Inn is near a private beach. Travelers looking for local activities can try Granlibakken Resort Ski Area and Homewood Mountain Resort, while those looking to experience a bit of culture can stop by Gatekeeper's Museum. Tahoe Maritime Museum and Kings Beach Miniature Golf are also worth visiting. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, and don't miss out on the snowmobiling and snow tubing.

What's nearby

  • St. Nicholas Episcopal Church - 20 min walk
  • Gatekeeper's Museum - 4 min drive
  • North Lake Tahoe Visitors and Convention Bureau - 4 min drive
  • Tahoe City Golf Course - 5 min drive
  • Granlibakken Resort Ski Area - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Truckee Station - 24 min drive
  • Reno Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO) - 60 min drive

Restaurants

  • West Shore Market & Deli — 2 min walk
  • Fire Sign Cafe — 2 min walk
  • Sunnyside Restaurant — 5 min walk
  • The Bridgetender — 4 min drive
  • River Grill — 4 min drive

About this property

The Cottage Inn

Adults-only beach hotel
This hotel features coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services, and free newspapers. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception. Other amenities include multilingual staff and a garden. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hair dryers. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include refrigerators and TVs.
The Cottage Inn offers 22 accommodations with fireplaces and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Cable television is provided.

Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • Free daily reception
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Ski storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Fireplace
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this adults-only property

Property is also known as

Cottage Inn Tahoe City
Cottage Tahoe City
The Cottage Inn Hotel
The Cottage Inn Tahoe City
The Cottage Inn Hotel Tahoe City

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Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 164 out of 199 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 29 out of 199 reviews
4 - Good 15%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 199 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 199 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 199 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We loved our little cottage in the Tahoe Woods. Excellent access to Lake Tahoe, bike and kayak rentals, hiking paths, and the little market that had everything. We loved the breakfast that was carefully served each morning - delicious! Very nice people operate this great lovely place. One more thing - when it lights up at night, it looks like a fairy tale.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The Cottage Inn is absolutely amazing, and it goes beyond the amazing rooms and the free breakfast. I had a reservation for a Thursday night and Friday night, but snow had me trapped in reno for Thursday night upon landing. Getting to Tahoe was a miserable experience, and i asked The Cottage Inn if they would be able to shift my reservation over to Friday night and Saturday night so i could spend the same amount of time there. Totally unexpectedly, they agreed AND upgraded me at no additional cost. I couldnt believe it and theyre generosity totally changed my trip. I'm super grateful for them and how they worked with me and I cant wait to come back again. These people are kind, hospitable, and run a great ship. The rooms are perfect, clean, and well-priced. Cant wait to come back.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021