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Located on the ocean front, the Cottage Inn by the Sea is located in Pismo Beach, California. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and parking is available on site.

All rooms offer free guest parking, free WiFi, a refrigerator, a microwave, a coffee machine, and a fireplace. The bathroom includes free toiletries. Select rooms are oceanfront.

Guests can use the sundeck that overlooks the ocean. The Cottage Inn also features a heated outdoor swimming pool as well as a business center.

The Pismo State Beach is 10 minutes' drive from the Cottage Inn. The Pismo Coast Shopping Plaza is about 2 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Cottage Inn by the Sea has been welcoming guests since Mar 24, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 king bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • What restrictions are you practicing in regards to covid? Will we be able to use the pool/jacuzzi? Is the fire pit feature in a common are? Are we al..
    The garden area with fire pits is open and available to enjoy. The pool is open for reservation only, jacuzzi is still closed.
    Answered on 10 July 2020
  • Does this room have a fire place
    Yes. All of our rooms do have a fireplace in them. Great question!
    Answered on 5 May 2020
  • What safety measures are being taken due to covid?
    We are part of a Pacifica Pure Stay program taking extra measures of cleaning and precaution inside the room and general property following rules.
    Answered on 21 June 2020
  • Does it have beach access?
    We sure do!
    Answered on 7 June 2020
  • Is the hotel dog friendly
    We have particular pet friendly rooms.
    Answered on 13 June 2020
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Amenities of Cottage Inn by the Sea
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2
Most popular amenities
Outdoor swimming pool
Free parking
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Beach
Living Area
  • Fireplace
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Cottage Inn by the Sea takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
$25 per child, per night
Crib upon request
$10 per child, per night
3 - 16 years
Extra bed upon request
$25 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover American Express Cottage Inn by the Sea accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Cottage Inn by the Sea

  • Cottage Inn by the Sea is 0.7 miles from the center of Pismo Beach.

  • Cottage Inn by the Sea offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Swimming pool

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Cottage Inn by the Sea may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Cottage Inn by the Sea.

  • Room options at Cottage Inn by the Sea include:

    • Double
    • Family

  • Check-in at Cottage Inn by the Sea is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Cottage Inn by the Sea on this page.