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“Enjoyed our stay and will definitely come back again”
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Sierra Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Kyburz
Sacramento, California
1 review
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“Enjoyed our stay and will definitely come back again”
Reviewed 26 March 2011

We stayed an extra night as the kids didn't want to leave. Very friendly staff. Clean fresh bed sheets. Nice and warm and slept comfortably all night. Kids watch their favorite movie on HBO. Very close to Sierra ski place. It was a quick drive to and back to the motel. Will definitely stay here next time we go skiing at Sierra at tahoe.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 December 2010

This was an awful experience. The bedding, carpets, walls, bathroom are thin, old and beat-up. We had to order extra pillows because our pillows were so thin. We were asked what time we would be there and arrived when we said we would. They hadn't heated up our room as the employees didn't get the right time form the owner...so the room took forever to warm up. Every time the heater went on, it made a huge racket and woke us up...all...night...long. They say they have HBO, and while they have some of the HBO channels, they don't have the main channel...even though they list it on their channels. When we put it on it was actually the channel that tells you what number all the other channels are. My kids were excited to watch Avatar and we couldn't watch it. The owner is never around. When I called the following week to complain, I had to leave a message and she never called me back. Stay at the hotels about 10 mins down the mountain in Pollock Pines and STAY AWAY from this place!

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 October 2009

We visit South Lake Tahoe every year. I waited a bit too long, on top of the fact that there was an event I wasn't aware of and I was unable to find any reasonably priced lodging there. We discovered this great place when when I backtracked from South Lake Tahoe on the map and checked out the smaller towns along the way. This motel is in the teeny, tiny town of Kyburz. It's right on highway 50, about 25 miles (about 25 minutes) from Lake Tahoe. The price was very reasonable. The woman who took my reservation over the phone was nice and accomodating. I was traveling with my husband, an eight year old and two teenagers, so I needed an adjoining room and an extra bed. Internet reservations are also available. When we arrived everything was in order and we were quickly checked in by the hospitable manager who made sure we were aware of the fact that this motel's back property is right on the American River. There is a little beach and lots or rocks to climb on I. I could actually see fish in the water. Just in back of the motel is a picnic area with tables and charcoal grills. The manager had just completed a fire pit for which he had stocked plenty of firewood. You are welcome to bring a fishing pole. Even the teenage boys couldn't resist exploring the river. The rooms were nothing fancy but very clean and quiet. You can tell that the owners are making an effort with new paint, furniture and amenities like coffee maker and refrigerator. The bathrooms were spotless with new linoleum, sinks and counters. The old fiberglass showers, although spotless, looked a bit weathered, but with the other updates already done, I'm sure this is on their short list of things to do. There are no blow dryers or irons, so bring your own if you need it. Our bed was very comfortable with soft pillows. The kids complained that their pillows were a bit hard, but not too uncomfortable to sleep on. There is a small store with a bit of everything run by friendly people down the street but closed around 7:00. We had a great time and will definitely return soon.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled with family
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Property: Sierra Inn
Address: 13666 Highway 50, Kyburz, CA 95720
Region: United States > California > Kyburz
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Kyburz
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Sierra Hotel Kyburz

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