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The Blue Lake Inn @ Heavenly Village

2.0 of 5
944 Friday Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #40 of 71 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just ok really, seemed run down, rooms were clean, no frill, the location is AWESOME, right near so many things, not sure if i would stay here again, was sitting outside one night a many racoons came near the trash and scared me ! watch for racoons!

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San Francisco, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the many hotels in the area; probably slightly above average due to renovated and spacious rooms. Parking is very tight though; spots are actually hard to come by. If jaccuzzi is important to you, pick another property: this place has a hot tub outside but no bubbles. There's breakfast, but the staff is less than polite in the... More 

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Lakeside, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

When I booked this hotel, I didn't know what to look for. I was just looking for value. This was my first trip to Tahoe, my wife had been before but was hoping it would snow. Let me first say the room was very clean and tidy. It had a smallish TV but I wasn't interested in watching TV so... More 

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Monterey, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Frankly, the only good things about this hotel are the staff and the location. The location is great. If you just want to enjoy Tahoe and won't spend any time in the hotel anyway except to sleep, this is probably usually a good value. Unfortunately we stayed over a holiday weekend and the rate was 3 times the norm. The... More 

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Elk Grove, California, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

I have written a few reviews about this little hotel and have all been good. I have stayed here 20+ times and have never had bad service. The staff is on point and never rude and the maids are terrific. OK, if you want all the frills stay at the Marriott for 300+ a night. I come here for business... More 

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San Jose, CA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Best aspects of staying here are convenient location and some rooms are pet friendly. Rooms are large but beds are not at all comfortable. Property is old motel style. Front desk staff were helpful but other staff were not very friendly. Hotel is off of main road and is quiet. Short walk to heavenly gondola and shopping areas as well... More 

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New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great location if you like to ski! You can walk to the Heavenly lift, shopping, restaurants and gambling .You don't have to drive anywhere if you don't want to. We had a room at the top of the stairs but we did not hear any noise. We had a large but cozy room, great bed, clean fantastic shower, good heater!... More 

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Monterey, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I will say the staff was friendly and accommodated us when we immediately asked for our money back after seeing our room. That said the floor was disgusting, not "icky" as others have described it, DISGUSTING, and the bathroom/room was gross. Have you ever seen a police tv show where they use DNA to help solve a crime? Good luck... More 

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Sacramento, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a place we stay often when we head out to Tahoe. The location is great, walking distance to both the casinos, and lots of places to eat. Supermarket is also within walking distance. We have gone snowboarding at heavenly which is pricy so we save some money by staying here. It has what you need warm heater bed... More 

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Located four blocks from the casinos this small, comfortable and inexpensive motel gets the job done! The location is quiet, beds were okay but the pillows were in need of help. When we checked out the Mgr. went out of his way to show us what roads to take as we headed south. There were fires around the area and... More 

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