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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2009
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2009

We stayed here beginning of June when it was the 'most beautifull Bike ride in USA' there was quite a lot of noise when we were first given a room when I explained we would like to have somewhere a bit quieter, we were given another room instantly. We need not have worried it was as we wanted and a... More

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Merseyside, England
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21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

I booked 2 nights here quite late after previous arrangements fell through, and it was an excellent choice. Very well located for actvities round Tahoe, such as kayaking and hiking, also surrounded by a very good variety of restaurants. The rooms were huge, very well equipped, wonderfully comfortable beds. Breakfast was the usual 'continental' but of good quality.

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2009

Easy to find as it is right on the main street, close enough to all the gondolas and ski lifts, plus a good selection of local eateries etc. Also 5 mins. from the Nevada border so if gambling is your thing then you are in luck. Room - Huge, although to put this into perspective we did get a complimentary... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2009

We stayed at the HI Express in Lake Tahoe for 4 nights while skiing at Heavenly. The hotel is in a great location for the Gondola and rental places nearby - Heavenly Sports at the base of the gondola are highly recommended with a ski valet service so you do not have to take your skis back to your hotel... More

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PA
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2009

I was pleasantly surprised to see how nice this hotel was. It is in a great location, you can walk to the shops and Heavenly, they have free parking, the rooms are very clean, have new decors, refridgerators, and the front desk people were lovely. I wish that I had stayed here my whole vacation. Plus the price was reasonable.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2009

South Lake Tahoe is a winter holiday resort, lots of ski fields etc. The Holiday Inn was very well located downtown. The room was large and clean. Service was good. Breakfast area small. Good value in an area where it could be quite expensive

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Sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2009

Great little hotel. Perfect location within walking distance to the main shopping, dining, casinos and the South Lake Tahoe pier area. The room was very comfortable and more luxurious than most other Holiday Inn Express I've stayed in. We stayed for two nights and made use of the laundry and spa/sauna facilities. The complimentary breakfast was great with a good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2008

I would recommend this hotel. We stayed in the building that sits back from the street. It's newly renovated and quiet enough to sleep with the window open. The only thing I didn't like about the room was that the newly installed ventilation unit gives what can only be described as a tiny draft, not what I am used to... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2008

I originally booked an overnight stay at this hotel but on arrival I was so impressed I changed my plans and stayed an extra two nights! There is a new block of accommodation so if you have the chance, opt for the newer block. The room was clean, spacious and comfortable and the bathroom was huge (complete with double washbasins)... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2008

Drove from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe on Friday morning. Pleasant drive through the mountains. Arrived just after midday and as hotel had been full the previous night, rooms wernt ready. We left the luggage in the back of the car in the car park and went to explore. Returned about 230 and rooms were ready. Found rooms to be... 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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Holiday Inn Express 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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