A Pismo Beach Hotel Inspired by the English Countryside

Discover Gorgeous Ocean Views at Cottage Inn by the Sea

Welcome to the Cottage Inn by the Sea - a newly renovated Pismo Beach hotel inspired by the English countryside. Nestled in a scenic oceanfront location with spectacular views, our charming architecture is set against the dramatic backdrop of the lapping waves and golden bluffs of the great Pacific Ocean. Here, guests of our relaxing hotel in Pismo Beach, CA can select from 80 newly-remodeled rooms with cozy fireplaces, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, plush robes, and ocean or garden views.

Every day guests can enjoy a continental breakfast in the dining room, before spending the day at the hotel’s oceanfront pool or exploring the surrounding area. Venture out to see Pismo Beach treasures like the Oceano Dunes and Monarch Butterfly Cove, or head downtown to scope out a number of boutiques, surf shops, cafes, and spas. Just a short drive away, Cottage Inn guests have access to vibrant Central Coast wineries, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, must-play golf courses, and the legendary Hearst Castle.

Warm up to mild temperatures and make our coastal hideaway your home away from home. We invite you to escape to our charming oceanfront hotel in Pismo Beach, CA – Cottage Inn by the Sea.

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The Place where wishes (and dreams) come true...

No more wishing, hoping, and dreaming. Your breathtaking Pismo Beach getaway is here at the Cottage Inn by the Sea! Our friendly guest services team is standing by to make sure nothing stands in the way of your California dream vacation. Of course, it doesn't hurt to throw a penny into our charming wishing well for extra luck! Who knows what your next stay in Pismo Beach will include?

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Relax seaside In Pismo Beach:

  • 80 newly renovated guest rooms - all with a fireplace, mini refrigerator, microwave, and Keurig coffee maker
  • Oceanfront heated pool and spa
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Central Coast location off Highway 1 near bluff tops, coves, and beaches
  • 10 minute walk to the Pismo Beach Pier and downtown area

What Guests Love About The Cottage Inn:

Verified TripAdvisor® Guest Reviews


Great Place To Stay in Pismo Beach

The staff was very friendly and the breakfast was great.


Bed by the sea

The view was fabulous right out over Pismo and the ocean. Beds were comfortable and room was clean, staff were lovely and helpful and it was a lovely place to stay.


The view was spectacular

A fantastic hotel on a cliff right on the beach. The place looked new and the room was huge and very clean.

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