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Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3961 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #18 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
NashJ Wellington, Shropshire
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, Shropshire
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114 reviews 114 reviews
29 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good value, very well located, within walking distance of food & shops. Good breakfast and helpful staff. Rooms are away from the road, so very little noise experienced. We stayed here 2 nights, its within walking distance of the Nevada border also. Good car park close to room.

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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. We are indeed just a short distance from resorts and shops and are glad to know you appreciated that convenience as well as our breakfast and hospitality. We hope to see you again. More

London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good value for money, decent breakfast, conveniently close to things but the whole place is feeling a little dated and needs a revamp. We only stayed one night ant it suited our budget but even so we didn't enjoy it as much as we might have.

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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions of your visit with us. We do apologize if our décor was not more to your liking. We do hope you will give us another chance in the future to fully impress you. More

Roseville, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean room, nice bed, mini bar and microwave. Rate was reasonable for a summer weekend night. Hotel is nice location with many pine trees and just a 15-minute walk to Stateline. I had a quiet sleep with no noise. Parking was fine unless you arrive late in the day or night. A few benefits of this hotel was the pool,... More

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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Thank you for the appreciating the "woodsy" charm of our property. We do hope you visit with us again! More

Stockton, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel wasn't the best deal in town but was excellent overall and a great value non-the-less. The two bed room we stayed in was huge and clean; also came with a double refrigerator and micro. The hot and cold breakfast was by far the best of any hotel in its class. The staff was knowledgeable about details of what... More

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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Now, that's the kind of review we love to hear! Thank you for your review and 5 star rating. We hope to welcome you again and provide you with the type of experience you truly deserve as our valued guest. More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the furnishings are dated, but the location is great. the staff was really, really helpful. we had a fireplace suite to use the pullout- hybrid pullout/inflatable couch which deflated several times during the night and was very uncomfortable- other than that the suite was really spacious and the beds seems comfy to my friends.

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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We are so glad to know you appreciated our staff convenience of our location as well as our facilities while staying. We appreciate your input and hope to see you again. More

Outer Banks, NC
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191 reviews 191 reviews
103 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stayed for one night and was very comfortable. Nice outdoor pool and hot tub although they had run out of towels by the end of the day and took quite some time to get more. There are multiple buildings all rooms have exterior corridor and some rooms you can park in front of. There is also an indoor whirlpool... More

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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback and I am so glad to hear about your right choice based on your experience with our hotel. I shall be happy to share your experience with my team who strives everyday to make the stay most comfortable of each of our guests. Looking forward for your next visit, hopefully soon More

Fremont, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for two nights on 2nd floor and would recommend! Very clean and quiet location. The room was large and bed was comfortable. I didn't try the breakfast but was invited or reminded by staff. I just had other plans so it didn't work out. I will try next time. The pool looked nice and some folks were quietly... More

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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Your review is music to our ears…We are so happy to hear about your great stay here at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe! Thank you for sharing your review. More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Stayed one night on points- wouldn't have paid here. Breakfast was pitiful- poor quality and few options. Desk staff seemed a bit confused and gave some vague suggestions for areas to hike and no idea what was good for food- although the options are limited. IHG platinum status did nothing at this property- no rooms to really upgrade to all... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Dear MrGreen21, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel and for being an IHG Rewards Club Platinum member. It is truly regrettable that our breakfast selection and room accommodations fell short of your expectations. I appreciate all your comments including those about the noise levels and the information provided by our front desk. Rest... More

Scottsdale, Arizona
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

No it isn't on the lake but the location is still good. The staff is super friendly. I have a small service dog and there were no issues. We stayed for two nights and found this hotel to be an outstanding value.

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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review. We are delighted you enjoyed our property as well as the service you encountered. We will be happy to welcome you back again. More

La Canada Flintridge, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Was only here to sleep and eat and this hotel does both perfectly. Good location in south Lake Tahoe close to the Nevada border if gaming is your thing. Plenty of free parking and a very comfortable room that was well decorated. The bed was very comfortable and the breakfast was great with lots of options. Perfect home base for... More

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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

We are happy to know that you found your stay valuable. Your comments are highly valuable to us and will assist us in our continuous efforts to maintain and improve the service level we aim for. We are looking forward to your next stay! More

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Address: 3961 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe 2.5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#5 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe #14 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe #15 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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The Holiday Inn Express, South Lake Tahoe is centrally located on Hwy 50, nestled in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. Getting here is fast and convenient too. Only 60 miles from the Reno Tahoe Airport with shuttle service or auto rental available. We are the ideal place to enjoy fresh mountain air, beautiful scenery and natural landscaping. The Holiday Inn Express is just minutes from Lake Tahoe, Nevada Stateline Casinos, Skiing, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Movie Theaters, Boat Cruises, and so much more! Our facilities include an Seasonal Outdoor Pool and Spa, and year round Indoor Spa and Sauna Room. We are a completely Smoke-Free facility. Our hotel features include Complimentary Express Start Breakfast, Free Wi-Fi Internet Access and Local Phone Calls. You are close to Restaurants and Night Life yet amid graceful Pine Trees. Visit South Lake Tahoe, CA and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express. ... more   less 
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