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Travel Inn
Ranked #51 of 65 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Reviewed 20 July 2008

The room was REAL cheap with a coupon from a travel magazine. We didn't expect much but hoped for cleanliness. I would not go back to a place that was dirty, no matter what the price. Travel Inn exceeded our expectations. It was very clean, newer paint and bathroom appointments. Everything worked. There was no air conditioning, but a fan was provided. In Lake Tahoe, that is sufficient. People seemed to be enjoying the pool, although we did not swim. It looked clean. We stayed 2 nights and had no complaints. We would definitely return if the price was right.

  • Stayed: July 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 June 2008

Drove in to this place simply because it was convenient.

Didn't expect too much, but was very pleasantly surprised given that I only paid about 44USD per night (June 2008).

Receptionist (Lisa?) was friendly and helpful.

The room was clean and well maintained. The free wireless internet worked fine.

There is a brew-pub right next door, if that's your thing. But if it isn't, then don't worry, there was no noise coming from it that I noticed.

The paddle-wheel tour boat, a couple of small tourist malls, restaurant and boat-hire marina are also only about a block away, so well within walking distance.

All in all, there was absolutely nothing to complain about. Indeed, in my three-week road-trip around California and Nevada this was the best value motel that I happened across.

I'd recommend it.

  • Stayed: June 2008, travelled solo
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Reviewed 20 February 2008

This place exceededt my expectations. The hot tub was great after a day on the ski slopes and $164 for 3 nights in South Lake Tahoe and about a mile from Hevenly in mid Febraury. how can you go wrong. Its an older motel but I had no problem and would stay there AGAIN!

  • Stayed: February 2008, travelled solo
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Reviewed 30 January 2008

BEWARE! Large room but the positives end there! No A/C had to open window to trash strewn alley for some fresh air. Rooms are in extreme need of upgrade as they have seen way too many parting teenagers. Stained carpet and ancient bedspreads, funky smell. Was completely grossed out the entire stay. Will NEVER return.

  • Stayed: July 2007, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 December 2007

We picked this hotel since it was the cheapest, and it turned out to be a really nice place. The rooms were very spacious and clean, and the people working there were very friendly.

I came in to the front desk every morning before going snowboarding to drink some coffee and chat with the lady working there who was always cheerful and pleasant.

The place has a hot tub, which is soo nice specially when its snowing.. it has excellent value for its price...

I'd definetely stay there again when I head back to Tahoe.

  • Stayed: December 2007, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 November 2007

Although the hotel was cheap, we had a horrible stay! The sheets were very itchy, the bathroom light wouldn't turn on all the way a day into our stay, the TV made a loud humming noise (it was probably a 20 year old tv) and the first morning of our stay we found a tick in our bed. We told the woman at the front desk that we had a tick in our bed and first she asked if we had kept it so she could see it (as if we would lie about it) then she claimed that Tahoe didn't have ticks, which it does (basically saying that we brought the tick with us). I have done research and people have gotten sick from being bit by a tick in Tahoe and you can get Lymme disease if bit by an infected tick. If you care about quality at all, do not stay here!

  • Stayed: November 2007, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 August 2007

I would never come back again. Prices make the place look good, but the inn is horrible. So many better options in So Lake Tahoe. Go ellsewhere! You won't regret it.

  • Stayed: August 2007
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spatel1, manager at Travel Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2007

I apologize if your stay was not comfortable, we pride ourselves on providing clean rooms and friendly service. If you wish to contact us and provide more details as to your stay we would greatly appreciate it. Once again I sincerely apologize for any problems during your stay.

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Additional Information about Travel Inn

Address: 3536 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8900
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 65 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: £29 - £424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Travel Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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