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The Cottage Inn

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Front of property
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 star property

4.8/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping
Map
1690 W. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA, 96145

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNorth Lake Tahoe Historical Society and Gatekeepers Museum4 min drive
  • Popular LocationGranlibakken Resort Ski Area5 min drive
  • Popular LocationTahoe Treetop Adventure Park6 min drive
  • AirportLake Tahoe, CA (TVL)48 min drive

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About this area

Tahoe City

Located in Tahoe City, The Cottage Inn is near a private beach. Granlibakken Resort Ski Area and Tahoe City Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Commons Beach Park and Emerald Bay State Park. Tahoe Maritime Museum and Olympic Museum are also worth visiting. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing and downhill skiing, and don't miss out on the snow tubing and snowmobiling.

What's nearby

  • North Lake Tahoe Historical Society and Gatekeepers Museum - 4 min drive
  • Gatekeeper's Museum - 4 min drive
  • North Lake Tahoe Visitors and Convention Bureau - 4 min drive
  • Granlibakken Resort Ski Area - 5 min drive
  • Tahoe Treetop Adventure Park - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Truckee Station - 23 min drive
  • Reno Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO) - 60 min drive

Restaurants

  • Spoon - 2 min walk
  • West Shore Market & Deli - 3 min walk
  • Fire Sign Cafe - 3 min walk
  • The Bridgetender - 4 min drive
  • The Dam Cafe - 4 min drive

About this property

The Cottage Inn

Property highlights
A free breakfast buffet, a free daily manager's reception, and a terrace are just a few of the amenities provided at The Cottage Inn. With amenities like a nearby private beach and beach towels, this hotel is the perfect place to soak up the sun. Free in-room WiFi and a garden are available to all guests.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • Free self parking
  • Concierge services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage
  • Coffee/tea in the lobby and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the breakfast
Room features
All 22 individually furnished rooms have comforts such as fireplaces, in addition to amenities like free WiFi.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • TVs with cable channels
  • Refrigerators and daily housekeeping

Languages

English, German, Spanish

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

Guest services

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

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • 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
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

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

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Policies

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
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
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
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from November 14 2022 to November 30 2022 (dates subject to change).
The property is closed between April 18 and May 1.

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

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
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
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
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 does not have elevators
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

Frequently asked questions

Is The Cottage Inn pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at The Cottage Inn?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at The Cottage Inn?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at The Cottage Inn?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is The Cottage Inn located?

Situated in Tahoe City, this beach hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Granlibakken Resort Ski Area, Gatekeeper's Museum, and North Lake Tahoe Visitors and Convention Bureau. Commons Beach Park and Tahoe City Golf Course are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.8

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 184 out of 221 reviews" "
" "5 - Excellent 83%
Rating 4 - Good. 31 out of 221 reviews" "
" "4 - Good 14%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 221 reviews" "
" "3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 221 reviews" "
" "2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 221 reviews" "
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4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.8/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Erika
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Yifan
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Brenda
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Loved it
People were friendly. Place was super cute. Breakfast was delicious and delivered hot and fresh.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Thomas, Lakeway
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice mountain cabin like retreat. Close to the lake. Cabin like room. Great for a couple retreat or for a getaway.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

carolyn
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Naomi
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great place!
Really beautiful room with a great view of the trees, delicious breakfast, friendly staff and access to a private beach on the lake. Highly highly recommended!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Diane
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Utterly charming! Each cottage is unique in style & decor. Cottages are enfolded in a forest garden setting, creating the sense of tiny cozy village in the woods. Wonderful breakfast, home baked pastries, friendly staff, & just steps away from the Lake Tahoe shore — who could ask for more?
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Brian
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Super friendly people and you can tell they take pride in making the place great and taking care of the guests.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Katrina
Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was exactly what we wanted, the owner and staff treated us better then family. We will stay here again if we make it back to Tahoe.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Emmanuel
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful Property! Service was great. The staff is very friendly. Quick & Easy access to the private beach. We stayed in Stagecoach Stop and we loved every detail. We will definitely be back again. Highly recommend
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022