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Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely terrible - I should have slept in a dumpster instead, it would have been cleaner. It behooves me to see owners (with smiles on their face) gladly take money from people and serve them crap in the form of a beyond dirty room... Ive been in the hospitality business for 15 years and have never seen a place quite... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Obviously when you book a hotel room called the budget in you aren't looking for the best room. All I was looking for was a clean bed and towels. The sheets and blankets were dingy brown. Thick long and short black hair in the bed and on the pillowcases. I used my husband's shirt as a pillow case and refused... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I was looking for a cheap hotel in south tahoe and found this one online. When booking cheap, I don't expect too much...and this hotel certainly didn't deliver much. The bed was clean but very old and not very comfortable. The bathroom was oddly appointed with many laughably crude repairs. The TV was very old and blurry. The "free breakfast"... More 

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Fresno, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Just got back from a 2 day trip to Tahoe,traveled with 5 kids stayed in a room with 4 beds (2 rooms joined, 1 shower), btw, the shower is a little small but hey, it works ,plety of hot water for 7 people.The room was clean and perfect for the price, 2 TVs, 2 a/c units in each room, 2... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

When we booked the room it had some decent reviews. The pictures they had posted must have been the promo room for them because our room was nothing like it! The sheets barely fit the beds, the floors were so dirty that our feet turned black after one minute of walking on them, the bathroom had boogers on the wall... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The desk clerk was friendly. We walked into the room and it was clean. That's the best I can say about this hotel. The hotel looks like the repairs and painting was done by a teenage doing work for his parents during a summer break. The walls are very thin. Some people came to the hotel at 2:00 in the... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Very good ratio between what you get and what you pay for. The room was clean and net, not a fancy place but everything was there and in order. Not far from the gondola and city center, I really enjoy my stay in South Lake Tahoe.

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Carmichael, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The lady who runs the place was very nice, the room didnt look to bad till after we were in it for awhile, down around the toilet there was still pee streaks and dirty, a hair on the toilet, the floors were dirty, the in tables were sticky and 1 had dried ketchup on it when you open the curtains... More 

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Roseville, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Dirty, run down, rude host, TV didn't work, refrid didn't work and no shower head. The astro turf floor carpet worn thru. They lost our reservation !!! Pool area is run down and looked hazardous. Never again.

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San Jose, California
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I have stayed here before - This time I got a room upstairs and really enjoyed the view - you can see the old chair lift at heavenly - The room looked updated and the bathroom had been upgraded with new tile - I still think this is a great option - Clean, owners are nice and location is ideal... More 

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