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Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe

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Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe is located just 3 miles from the Heavenly Ski Resort and within 5 miles of Nevada's state-line casinos. Enjoy our heated outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms.
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Reno-Tahoe Intl Airport42 mi
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Prakash_J_01
Bengaluru, India
5825
Reviewed 4 days ago
It's a Motel 6. So long as your expectations are set accordingly, this is a decent place to stay.

It's good value for money. Not that is was inexpensive - but I stayed over a long weekend and every place in the area had high rates.

Room itself and the bathroom were clean. There was a mild smell (from too little ventilation?) but it didn't bother me.

The area itself is very walkable. Some good restaurants just a short walk away.

Oh - they really mean the warning about not leaving food in the car. I spotted a bear on the main road just a few blocks away early one morning.
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Rebecca J
150
Reviewed 19 Oct 2018via mobile
I stayed two days lovely clean room. Bed was good, love the pillows & soft linens & towels. Everything working condition was better than their previous. Did cost $5 more a night for a small refrigerator & microwave that should be in all rooms! Didnt find a single hair left behind from anyone!! The curtains & linens were very fresh, looked brand new. Didn't find a single crumb of anything on the floor, which was amazing. Nice hot water & heater was necessary, very cool in 50's. Very impressed with cleanliness & it was an excellent stay. Recommend.
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Daleintahoe
Reno, Nevada
94
Reviewed 20 Sep 2018
Construction Tahoe Beware. This time I got a new room....AWESOME!!! Gary & Craig were painting pool fence. I notice the parking lot looked new. The room was brand new. It is really nice to see this place getting some attention
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Shlarsen
Kristiansund, Norway
4029
Reviewed 11 Sep 2018
I've stayed at many Motel 6. M6 is generally a safe choice without any big surprises. Nothing luxury, but more than good enough for a road trip. Some M6 also differ from the crowd in a very positive way. However, it was not like this at the M6 South Lake Tahoe. This was Motel 6 at its very worst. It's not nice to give a motel such a bad review like this. I have only given one motel such a bad rating earlier. But as I see it, it is fully deserved.
The bad review is a result of a combination of several factors, including the room itself, the service level and the way they handled the situation with noise in connection with extensive roadwork.
The location:
Lake Tahoe Blvd. goes right outside the door and is very trafficked.
At the time when I arrived there was complete traffic chaos and I thought for a moment that I was in the middle of rush hour in LA. A contributory cause of traffic problems was a comprehensive road work that ran right outside the motel, which significantly complicated the access to the motel. Moving on foot as well as crossing the street was also no easy thing. The pavements were mostly dug up or shut down.
Obviously, I do not blame the motel for either traffic or roadworks. This is beyond their control of course.
The room:
Normal Motel 6 standard is fully acceptable as previously mentioned. Proper wood floors are common. On this motel, it was a very dirty and disgusting wall-to-wall carpet instead.
The room, which should be a non-smoking room, smelled of old tobacco. Usually, the cleaning staff do not save on air refresher spray, but in this room they must have forgotten the whole thing.
Most M6 I've stayed in has replaced the old TVs with flat screens, but this motel sticks to old and dated TVs from the late 80s/early 90s.
Parts of the mattress were visible (not covered with sheets) and were full of stains that I would rather not think of what is.
The fan in the bathroom is of the noisy type and starts when you turn on the light in the bathroom. I was sure it was a nuclear plant starting up. However, the noise of the fan in the bathroom was nothing compared to the noise from the ongoing road work on the street just outside.
This work went on around the clock and generated a horrible noise. Even earplugs did not at help. In the middle of the night, something sounded like core drilling went on, which generated a lot of vibrations. The whole bed was shaking. Sleep was not possible.
I had booked for two days, but I checked out the following morning. I told the front desk why I checked out one day before the time. The receptionist just looked down in the floor.
How should the hotel have handled the situation:
With the major problems that roadworks cause for the hotel, I question how they can keep their doors open at all. They should at least have communicated that the ongoing roadwork cause major disturbances via the booking pages they cooperate with. In addition, they should have warned the guests when they checked in (or in advance of check in)
They could, for example, have offered accommodation for 20-30 dollars instead of 50-60 dollars a night. Or offered the guests compensation in other ways. The motel management must have some thoughts on this, or preferably a plan on how they should deal with such a situation.
Anyone considering booking this motel in September/October 2018 should contact the motel directly to get the latest regarding the roadwork. Or request a highly discounted price.
Thank Shlarsen
dreambuilder94536
Fremont
265
Reviewed 1 Sep 2018via mobile
Motel is a dump should not be allowed to be in business,looks like a halfway house for drug people.Lake tahoe is such a nice place to have these places.chamber of lake tahoe should look into this dump
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Response from 6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe
Responded 4 Sep 2018
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the issues you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations Department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your visit to help us provide a better guest experience in the future.
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PatH1545
22 July 2017|
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Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
Going anti-clockwise round the lake on Highway 50 onto Highway 89 via Camp Richardson and Emerald Bay takes less than 30 minutes. In winter that is an issue as near Emerald Bay it shuts frequently for avalanche control... More
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No you won't. Dogs stay free!
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Daleintahoe
20 Sep 2018
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"Our room #125 was perfect"
Daleintahoe
30 May 2018
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"Do not stay here"
CharlesEttenger
1 Feb 2018
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"Hundreds of motels surrounding the lake. Don't hesitate to contact the Tahoe C Of C for a full..."
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21 Sep 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$45 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
motel 6 south lake tahoe hotel south lake tahoemotel 6 lake tahoemotel six lake tahoelake tahoe motel 6lake tahoe motel six
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaLake Tahoe (California)South Lake Tahoe
NUMBER OF ROOMS
143
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