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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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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

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
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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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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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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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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