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Traditional (Non-Ocean View King Room)

One King Bed
Max Occupancy: 2 adults
C$164 C$164
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Traditional 2 Queens

Two Queen Beds
Max Occupancy: 4 adults
C$164 C$164
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Oceanview 1 King

One King Bed
Max Occupancy: 3 adults
X C$230
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Traditional Room, Multiple Beds

Two King Beds
Max Occupancy: 5 adults
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Cozy, intimate seaside inn in Pismo Beach, California

Facing the Pacific

Set on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this English country-style inn is in the peaceful seaside community of Pismo Beach; an adjacent path leads to steps with beach access.

Complimentary breakfast

Cottage Inn By The Sea's complimentary breakfast buffet is served in a cozy room with a fireplace. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout, including by the oceanfront pool and spa tub.

Fireplaces, bathrobes

Spacious accommodations at Cottage Inn By The Sea include gas fireplaces, bathrobes, microwaves, and compact refrigerators. Clock radios come with MP3 docking stations.


Set on a bluff overlooking Pismo Beach and the Pacific Ocean, this English country-style inn is a mile from the renowned 1,100-foot-long Pismo Beach pier. A 101-step staircase adjacent to the inn provides direct access to a swimming beach with golden sand.

Guests gather in the breakfast room with fireplace for a daily buffet breakfast with make-your-own waffles, breakfast breads, fresh fruits, and hot coffee. The outdoor oceanview pool and spa tub are open year-round.

Wireless Internet and business center access are complimentary.

This hotel is entirely smoke-free.

Guests enjoy complimentary parking (1 car per guestroom). RV or camper parking is not available.

  • Free parking (limited spaces)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Free breakfast
  • Concierge services
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Total number of rooms - 80
  • Free parking
  • Patio
  • Picnic area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tour assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Free parking, Free parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Washer/dryer
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Bathrobes
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Desk
  • Direct-dial phone
  • Fireplace
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Pay movies
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Television
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The hotel serves a daily complimentary buffet breakfast, including make-your-own waffles, hard-boiled eggs, fresh fruit, yogurt, cereal, breakfast breads, pastries, juice, coffee, and tea.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

Marie Callender's

F. McLintock's

Steamers of Pismo

Pelican Point Restaurant

Rosa's Italian Restaurant

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This bluff-top inn offers a year-round oceanview pool, spa tub, and sundeck. An adjacent staircase with 101 steps leads to the golden-sand beach, considered safe for swimming. Guests can also drive about a mile to access the beach.

Popular water sports include surfing, kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Fishing and seasonal whale-watching excursions can also be arranged. Pismo Beach State Golf Course, 2.5 miles from the hotel, is open to the public.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site at Cottage Inn By The Sea, or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Bird watching nearby
  • Swimming on site
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Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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 elevators

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