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Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Timber Cove Lodge)
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Ranked #37 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sonora, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Excellent location and if lucky enough to have a room in Building B the views are awesome. Rooms are quite small but comfortable and clean. Upon arrival at 3PM we were told our room would not be ready for an hour, so we had to wait. In asking if anything could be done for our inconvenience we were told no... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The beautiful part of this stay is the beach, and the pier. The hotel is built to take complete advantage of the beautiful beach, and views. They have done an excellent job of making the beach services accessible. The room was acceptable. Small, and carpeting is in need of repair. There is a soap dispenser in the shower perfectly placed... More

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Denver
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20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We loved this place. The location, right on the beach, can't be beat. The views are fabulous. There is a great restaurant (The Beach) adjacent to the hotel. The rooms are dated, but we didn't care. They were clean, big, had great balconies, and the grounds were lovely. There are hammocks on the beach and a lovely pool and spa.... More

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Modesto, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The location and activities are really the best thing going for the place. The beach was great and we rented jet skis, paddle boards, and paddle boat. We walked from the back door of our room to the sand and had a great view from our beach front windows. The rooms lacked micro wave, fridge, a tub, or much space.... More

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Cambridgeshire, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

So we booked a trip around California and scheduled 2 days at the beautiful lake Tahoe. Firstly, why did we choose the South side? Next, despite the reviews, why did we go for this shabby and outdated motel? The place is on a major road, so is never quiet. We went for the family suite, as this gave us 2... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Clean rooms. Nice food service. Easy access to beach and water sports. Comfortable rooms with wifi and tv. Very comfortable beds. Pool are heated. Very nearby to Reno and nice local restaurants nearby.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I paid $270 to stay here fof the night. The room did look like it does on the website however it is extremely small. The TV is out dated and the bathroom is small. In the tiny shower there is a push hand soap dispenser that is labeled "Hair and body wash". I found that to be kinda of tacky... More

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Shell Beach, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stayed in B112, Lakeview. At first we were disappointed because we thought we were getting a room that opened right up to the beach, but we ended up liking the location because we had a lawn area, which was slightly more private from the public and the kids could play safely in sight. It was still at the beach,... More

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Napa, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Stinky dirty carpets, cobwebs, and old funky cheaply green plastic lawn chairs on the deck! This is a noisy mess! Two weddings in a row and the speeches and the music were blasting into our room until late at night. Not worth it! Staff is young and inexperienced, and along with your payment in advance with Expedia they take deposits... More

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We stayed at the Beach Retreat and had a lakeview. We had a great experience and loved this hotel. As others have said, the rooms are small, actually very small, but that did not take away from our experience. We enjoyed the pier and the great views during sunset The hammocks were great to spend some time in. We spent... More

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Additional Information about Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe

Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Timber Cove Lodge)
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Timber Cove Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Best Western Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Best Western

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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#6 On the Beach Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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