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Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stayed in what I believe are their lowest end rooms, cause we were looking for something relatively cheap in Tahoe City on a Friday night. The room was fine, dated and rustic, but that was to be expected. It was clean, which is most important. Also, there was a fridge in the room. It isn't really in Tahoe City,...

Thank advonefin
Gerard F, Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you having written this review. Some clarification, however, might be useful. Actually, you can walk to Tahoe City. It’s only a mile away, and it takes just 15-20 minutes unless encumbered by snow. There is a dedicated bike/pedestrian path, so you’re not walking on the highway. On a bicycle you can get to Tahoe City in six minutes,...

Reviewed 8 March 2016

I lived for 3 months in this place because I was working at Squaw Valley as a tubing attendant and it was amazing. The owners were very kind. It's a simple place, cozy and not expensive. Very nice place in Tahoe! <3

Thank Larissa D
los angeles
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Stayed one night just after Christmas. Yes, the hotel is a bit older, but that doesn't bother me so long as it's clean. I was a little worried about staying having read some prior posts about cleanliness. However, I found my room to be quite clean, even free from dust, which seems to be overlooked in many hotels. The only...

Thank msheathere
Seneca, South Carolina
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We made these arrangements late for Christmas time frame around the Lake Tahoe area. What a great surprise this find was. Family of 5 adults - we had to book a room with double for the girls and a poker room with cot for the boys because of our late plans but they have large cabins that are cute as...

1Thank kynze
Park City, Utah, United States
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Just had a very nice visit to Tahoe City and stayed at Tamarack Lodge. Family owned quaint cabin style hotel in the woods! Fully stocked if you want to stay in or just minutes to Kings Beach and about 20 minutes to Truckee. I will choose to stay here again!

1Thank Dave H
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Small family owned lodge (4 generations ! ) 1 mile outside the bustle of Tahoe City with friendly owners and dog who visited the cabin porch every morning. We stayed in one of the cabins instead of a lodge room, with fully equipped kitchen, fridge etc and tv/wireless. Burton Creek State Park hiking trails literally right outside the door. Gerard...

Thank Charlie J
Danville, California
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Needed inexpensive room for Friday night, couldn't find any. Called Tamarack late about 10pm, Gerard answered and he was very courteous & helpful. We booked a deluxe cabin. Nice atmosphere, removed from the busy road, rustic, quaint. Nice and clean. Towels luxurious, not cheap. Warm (gas) 'wood-stove' with flames visible through front glass - cozy. Coming into check-in was like...

2Thank allan s
567GerardF, Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate the honest picture you have painted of our place. I do want to clarify a couple of things about our breakfast. First, it is the chocolate we import from France for the chocolate almond spread, not the almonds. Second, for those who don't want to put their bagels into...

Sonoma, California
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Ok, so I'll admit that based off of reviews that I read, my expectations for Tamarack were low. I'm happy to report that we actually had a fantastic experience. Upon arrival, our host was arm wrestling with his young son. It was hard to interrupt this kind on fun interaction, but he switched gears into lodge owner in a drop...

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567GerardF, Manager at Tamarack Lodge, responded to this review

It is nice to read that you had a fantastic experience here at Tamarack, especially considering that your cabin was having some pilot light issues during your visit. We were sorry not to be able to light the gas log fireplace for you. After your departure, I took apart the igniter and found that it was cracked, hence non-functional. Replaced,...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

I called around last minute(8:00pm) on Sunday 9/6 which just happened to be Labor Day weekend. No surprise EVERYwhere I called was full. All places, high end, inexpensive, everything was booked full!! I easily called 30 places. I was beginning to think I might have to cat nap in the car a few hours, and keep driving to make my...

Thank jevtar
Dixon, California
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We just had our daughters wedding in Tahoe and the bridal party stayed here! Perfect location for a large group, fire pits and horse shoes made for some fun during the days and nights! Very affordable old rustic Tahoe rooms! They were so nice to us let us use their hand cart for wedding to move stuff! Rooms are dated...

Thank Stacey L

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Tamarack Lodge

Address: 2311 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
Price Range: £46 - £177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Tamarack Hotel Tahoe City
Tamarack Motel Tahoe City
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“cabins + rooms with full kitchens are perfect for eating in if you've got pets”
  • Amazing views of lake Tahoe directly behind Tamarack in Burton Creek State Park
kristinaf444, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“run the water just a bit in the morning so hot water gets to your room that much quicker”
ernest777131, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Lodge room is great for large groups.”
huswan, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book the new room!”
anonymouswriter2014, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Two room cabin is best for families”
JaneMcLeod, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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