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Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, CA 96150
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Berkeley, California
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms smelled like too much air freshener, the towels had yellow stains, the wifi was terrible (half of the time it was super slow, the other half I don't have internet access at all), and as some reviewers mentioned, there is no breakfast, just some donuts and coffee.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, clean room, huge tv, sparking clean bathroom that could use a shelf or table to set things on but all in all a nice place to stay for 69.00 plus 20.00 for a pet on a Friday night in South Lake Tahoe. Oh yeah, did I mention they are more pet friendly than most of the beaches and... More 

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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

We reserved a room for 2 nights a month in advance, with a credit card. We drove from Oakland airport to the motel through hills and mountains etc. Did not have cell service most of the time. Got to the motel around 8:30 and they had sold our rooms. Correct me if I'm wrong but isn't a credit card supposed... More 

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Very nice room, good A/C, clean bathroom. Comfy pillowtop bed, everything worked in room. Good location, excellent value. Plenty of ice. The breakfast was a joke - coffee and donuts. Office did not open until 8:00.

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Thank ChuckBrooks
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It's nothing fancy, in fact... it's like any other pretty crappy hotel room. The difference is that this hotel room was very clean, fairly modernized (newish paint, beds, flat screen TV, etc) The bathroom is on the bigger side for a hotel room of this size/type/price. The pool is not working this season.

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Thank Theguydf
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for 2 days and it was very good especially for the price. Everything you need was there- Coffee maker, hair dryer, little extra mirror for make up or whatever 😀, microwave, fridge. It was clean and just a 5 minutes walk to the Lake.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We are using this place for more than 5years. It is clean comfortable and pleasant. Staff is very friendly and they really care about your needs and comfort. It is always our first choice. We feel like home here.

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1 Thank Gagandeep S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

I visited so many motels in california since I came from india. I found best facilities in budget inn, Lake tahoe. They have all comforts such as bed, wifi, washroom, free parking. I am totally satisfied with it. I would recommend my friends whoever is visiting lake tahoe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

I am on my 3 weeks vacation from Canada to california. I was in los angeles, las vegas, Bakersfield n etc. I found more comfy beds n nice clean room in cheap price only in Budget Inn. I will tell my friends to check in here if they gonna visit lake tahoe. It is located in middle of the town... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

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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