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Alder Inn
Ranked #3 of 66 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Certificate of Excellence
Southern Calif.
Level 6 Contributor
166 reviews
36 hotel reviews
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“Very nice hotel with a few things to overlook....”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Stayed at the Alder Inn for July 4th. The location is perfect and a short walk to the beach. The room is small, but the bed is very comfortable. Bikes are available, but are not in good working order. The managers are super friendly and helpful. The room is basic but for the price, not bad. Being off the street is good for the lower noise level, but the walls are thin, and it is easy to hear your neighbors. Overall, a nice hotel for the price.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Renton, Washington
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

We just got married in Lake Tahoe and our whole wedding group stayed at the Alder Inn. Everyone loved it! The rooms are clean and each have their own cute theme. The staff went above and beyond for us and all of our friends and family. I can't thank them enough for making it such a fun place to stay. I can't wait to go back, we want to make it an annual trip!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Bothell, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Had a big group wedding over the weekend and several of the rooms rented out. It felt like our own place and anything we needed the staff bent over backwards for us. Beautiful rooms and all unique. Great location. Thanks Alder Inn. We will be back.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

We had the best time. We hardly left the hotel. My family and I are very high maintenance, and everything we needed was done with a smile.Very clean. I usually pack my own sheets from home but I didnt even have to unpack them.

  • Stayed June 2014
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Redding, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

If you are going to Tahoe in the off season, there are better hotels in town. However, when the prices SKYROCKET then this is a great place to stay. No AC, no phone. The decor has a DIY feel but everything is reasonably clean and the color design is great. The pool and hot tub are nice. Free bikes. The office person provided outstanding service.

This is an older hotel that has been renovated.

The office is NOT 24 hours. I did notice a "late arrival" box.

The location is just fine and is within walking distance to restaurants, beach, and the non-casino fun.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night and was delighted with the accomodation. Clean rooms decorated very eclectically. Especially enjoyed the chaise lounge in my room. Pool area was very nice and the location made it possible to walk to the restaurant for dinner and breakfast.

Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

We stayed only one night but had a great experience at this hotel. Pros: the room is very clean. Staff is courteous, great location, just 3 minutes walk from the lake or main street, reasonable rate ($99/night). Cons: there're no air conditioner and telephone. However, the weather in Lake Tahoe is usually cool in the summer time. The temperature was in the 50s at night when we were there so having no AC wasn't a big deal. If you have cell phone you probably don't need a landline phone either.

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Alder Inn
Address: 1072 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8508
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Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#1 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#2 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#2 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alder Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Are you dreaming of the perfect hotel for your Tahoe vacation? WE make dreams come true....With our modern plush furnishings, princess quality bedding and excellent customer service, you will be treated like royalty. Family owned and operated, from reservation to housekeeping! ... more   less 
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