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Outdoor Spa Tub
Outdoor pool
Outdoor Spa Tub

Guest reviews

4.3 out of 5 Excellent
1,147 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Parking included
Business Services
Laundry
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitizer provided
Personal protective equipment

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPismo Beach Pier2 min drive
Popular LocationMargo Dodd Park2 min drive
Popular LocationNorth Beach Campground9 min drive
AirportSan Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional)16 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront
  • Standard Room, Multiple Beds

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, Multiple Beds
  • 2 Queens, Ocean Front 1st Floor Patio

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More details2 Queens, Ocean Front 1st Floor Patio
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Patio, Oceanfront

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Patio, Oceanfront
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 King Bed

About this area

Pismo Beach

Located in Pismo Beach, Cottage Inn By The Sea is near the beach. Pismo Beach Pier and Avila Hot Springs are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Monarch Butterfly Grove. Central Coast Aquarium and Leaning Pine Arboretum are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pismo Beach Pier - 2 min drive
  • Margo Dodd Park - 2 min drive
  • Pismo Beach Prime Outlets - 3 min drive
  • Monarch Butterfly Grove - 3 min drive
  • North Beach Campground - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Grover Beach Station - 4 min drive
  • San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Shell Cafe - 9 min walk
  • Penny's All American Cafe - 12 min walk
  • Honeymoon Cafe - 13 min walk
  • Cracked Crab - 15 min walk
  • Old West Cinnamon Rolls - 16 min walk

About this property

Cottage Inn By The Sea

3-star Pismo Beach hotel in Motel District, near Pismo Beach Pier
This smoke-free hotel features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a business center, concierge services, and laundry facilities. All 80 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and TVs. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.
Cottage Inn By The Sea offers 80 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

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 sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
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
  • Electric car charging station

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Roll-in shower

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable/satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • LED light bulbs
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - 5:30 AM

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.0 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
No onsite parking is available
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer
Contactless check-out is available
The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Cottage Inn Sea
Cottage Inn Sea Pismo Beach
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Cottage Inn By The Sea Hotel Pismo Beach
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Cottage Hotel Pismo Beach
Cottage Hotel By The Sea
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Cottage Inn By The Sea and receive a full refund?
Yes, Cottage Inn By The Sea offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Cottage Inn By The Sea cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Cottage Inn By The Sea?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 4 PM–5:30 AM.
What time is check-out at Cottage Inn By The Sea?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Cottage Inn By The Sea located?
Located in Motel District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Margo Dodd Park and Pismo Beach Pier. Monarch Butterfly Grove is 1.9 mi (3 km) away.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Cottage Inn By The Sea

4.3
Excellent
1,147 reviews
5 - Excellent
598
4 - Good
377
3 - Okay
110
2 - Mediocre
45
1 - Poor
17
4.4
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.2
Property condition
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
    3.0 out of 5 Okay
    • Liked: Staff & service

    I enjoyed listening to the waves from my room and it was a quick walk to downtown Pismo.

    Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020
    4.0 out of 5 Good
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Sitting areas over looking the ocean where awesome. Loved the access to the beach.

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    No air condition and beach access. Staffs are friendly

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    I enjoyed my stay and I would come again for a weekend getaway.

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020