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Pacifica, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great experience with Clear Water Cottages and Marina. It is definitely the best kept property available in the area. It was awesome to be able to kayak right from the front door of our cottage. Bob was warm, friendly and accommodating, he was able to shift things around so that we could stay an extra night. We...

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BEWARE! Any cancellation comes with a $40 fee, no matter if you have to make a cancellation within hours of your original booking. I guess the person processing the reservations is very busy and well paid. Yes, it is clear in the booking details,but zero grace period of even if its a few hours.

1Thank Ted V
ClearlakeCottages, Manager at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, responded to this review

Hello Joseph ("Ted"): First of all, thank you for your email stating that "I am very impressed with your website and your own resort reviews." Regarding your statement that "any cancellation comes with a cancellation fee" is factually incorrect. Please read a fairly recent review here on Trip Advisor where I did so. We work with people on a case-by-case...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this place for my family to stay when they came up for both of my sons christening and I have to say that the staff was phenomenal, the rooms were fantastic and the view was awesome. We have already started planning our next family gathering, which we will book rooms here! This place was just awesome we all...

Thank Lakeisha C
ClearlakeCottages, Manager at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, responded to this review

Hi Lakeisha! It was a pleasure meeting you when you came and did a walk-through of our Cottages prior to making your reservation, as well as having you as guests at Clear Lake Cottages and Marina! I'm happy that "the cousins" really enjoyed our one unique set of adjoining cottages (Cottages #25 & #26), which allowed them to play together...

Alameda, California
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just northeast beyond Napa Valley's Wineries and boutique lodging, discover the bucolic neighboring community of Clearlake. Located on the shores of Clear Lake, a major bass fishing destination, Clear Lake Cottages and Marina offers over twenty 1-2 bedroom studios & cottages, many with lake views and at the water's edge. Our studio-kitchen cabin was clean, spacious, and updated With a...

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ClearlakeCottages, Manager at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of Clear Lake Cottages and Marina. We're glad that both you and your husband were able to find activities to enjoy -- fishing and swimming, as well as relaxing on our grassy peninsula next to the lake. We appreciate that you noticed our attention to detail regarding maintaining our property....

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We stayed here for one night while looking at properties around the lake. What a delight! Brought our two small doggies with us. They loved the water and food bowls and the complimentary biscuits. Room was large and exceptionally clean - we stayed in the famous cottage #27. Comfy bed and very quiet area so we slept soundly. We arrived...

Thank abennettyoung
ClearlakeCottages, Manager at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review! We feel that "oasis" is an apt description of our cottages, as that is a description commonly given by guests upon arriving at our property. You can disappear here -- relax, fish, rejuvenate -- and have beautiful views of the lake, a local winery, and Mt. Konocti. We're glad that your dogs enjoyed the...

Reviewed 4 December 2016

When I checked in, I got an excellent rundown of restaurants, food, some recent fishing reports, and other tips about Clearlake. The cottage was well-kept, clean and quite pleasant to stay in - a small deck was a nice touch. The property stands out compared to other places in Clearlake - of the places I saw, this was clearly the...

Thank petew_travel
ClearlakeCottages, Manager at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, responded to this review

Hi Pete: We try to give you the best total experience we can, realizing a getaway is more than checking into a hotel and hearing about policies, etc. We try to add a "Concierge" touch by finding out your interests and then making recommendations, whether activities, restaurants, wineries to visit, etc. We frequently visit the restaurants, wineries, etc., ourselves in...

Davis, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I had a reservation for my family this past Friday at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina and cancelled it the night of. My brother was staying at a nearby property with his family and room opened up for us there. I cancelled knowing that I would forfeit my entire payment but was ok with that. The owner/manager explained the policy...

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ClearlakeCottages, Manager at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, responded to this review

Hi Jenny: Thank you for taking the time to write a thoughtful review about your experience with Clear Lake Cottages and Marina. I told you that I would be honest with you, if I was able to re-book your room, and I'm glad it worked out for everyone. We're not always able to re-book a room at the last minute,...

Newhall, California
Reviewed 1 October 2016

From the very first day to our last day.......an outstanding example of service, comfort and all-around understanding of traveler's needs. "Bob" the site's "innkeeper" provided everything we could possibly want or need during our stay in Cottage 16 which is a dog-friendly location. We were able to happily check in a little early, THANK YOU BOB! The cottage was perfect...

Thank Kev and Trish S
ClearlakeCottages, Manager at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Kev and Trish: Thank you for your kind words! I strive to give people a great overall experience -- not just checking them into a room. I enjoy that side of my job -- helping people find the activities, foods, etc., that match their needs/desires. Regarding pets, we try to provide a service that provides convenience and a welcoming...

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Tucked off of a nondescript road in a nondescript town, this lovely property is a great place for a fishing vacation or a quiet personal retreat. The cottages are comfortable, hotel-room size with fresh and inviting non-cluttered white walls and wood laminate floors. Tasteful splashes of color are provided in throw rugs and a comforter on the bed. The bathroom...

Thank BSA1944
ClearlakeCottages, Manager at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your thorough review! The details you provided other potential guests are very helpful and insightful. We do our best to maintain the property, keep the rooms immaculate, make you comfortable -- providing you a relaxing enjoyable getaway. We greatly appreciate your recommendation of Clear Lake Cottages and Marina! Sincerely, Bob Manager

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We loved this place! I think it is the nicest accommodation on the lake. Cabins were spotless, landscaping was beautiful, other guests were quiet, and the staff was friendly and efficient. Best of all, it is dog friendly requiring owners to keep their dogs leashed. There is a small beach. When we arrived, the beach had debris and a big...

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ClearlakeCottages, General Manager at Clear Lake Cottages & Marina, responded to this review

Dear Tennisluver: Thank you for your kind words about Clear Lake Cottages and Marina. We do make a great effort to clean and double-check our rooms prior to guest arrival, as well as work daily on maintaining the landscaping and picking up around the property at least three times a day. Regarding the debris and dead fish, we do get...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With 18 brand-new cottages close to Clear Lake’s shore, plus a boat launch, ten slips, a pier, and our own grassy peninsula (with fantastic views of water and mountains), Lake Escape Resort is the place to stay if you want to fish, play, or just relax on California’s largest freshwater lake. We’re close to town and just minutes by boat to all the fun at Konocti Harbor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clear Lake Cottages & Marina

Address: 13885 Lakeshore Dr, Clearlake, CA 95422-9512
Region: United States > California > Lake County > Clearlake
Price Range: $173 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Clear Lake Cottages & Marina 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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Clear Lake Cottages & Marina Hotel Clearlake
Lake Escape Hotel
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“Room 27 if possible!”
 of 5 bubbles abennettyoung, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Just ask for BOB!”
 of 5 bubbles kevntrish_10, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the 20s are a bit bigger. Read the descriptions. Not all cabins are pet friendly and not all have kitchens”
  • View straight out from deck on cabin 28
  • View to the side on cabin 28's deck
  • Bathroom in cabin 28
 of 5 bubbles kathyll2014, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you just want someplace to sleep, any cabin will do; if you want a view, check out the online pictures.”
 of 5 bubbles BobnClaudette, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“excellent room, very private, great floors and linens on beds, with fantastic comforters... excellent tolieteries..”
 of 5 bubbles Glennda_11, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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