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Howard Johnson Express Inn S. Lake Tahoe

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3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #38 of 70 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Located very close to most attractions. The overall appearance is tired and needs updating. But the rooms are very clean and comfortable. This is a good value for the price. The staff are very accommodating. Breakfast is adequate. Would stay again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

site needs a good renewal, this site is at best a 2 star on a very good day. Parking to few stalls or not well controlled, General cleanliness about a 3 on a scale of 1-7 7 being the best. Window screen kept fallig out , had to duct tape in.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Room comfortable enough. Nice and quite. Clean but room had a musty smell. TV was very dated. Bedding towels bathroom good. We were on ground floor and window looked like it had been tampered with sometime before our stay. Owners seemed friendly. Pool area ok. Breakfast adequate but good dinning choices near by. Would prefer rooms next to each other... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a simple motel, managed on the cheap by a Chinese family. Don't expect anything above the bare minimum: old tube TVs, broken phone chords, fruit preserve made of pig cartilage (jello) and artificial coloring, Walmart level wonder bread, wifi which does not work, rooms that are not made up ocassionally, and so on. The beds are comfortable, but... More 

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Los Angeles
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The area looks unattractive and noisy, and the outside appearance of this establishment is depressing. Wi-Fi is extremely slow, and pretty much unusable. My room was smelly, with a tube TV from the 90s. The shower, furniture, and everything else were old and dated. If you're paying under $50 per night, this is a decent hotel. Anything above $100 is... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's expensive to stay anywhere in California during the tourist season ! I was looking for a few days out of town, and settled on South Lake Tahoe because I thought the prices were a better value at this time of year. I picked the Hojo because of its affiliation with the Wyndham group, and I thought I would get... More 

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East Wenatchee, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

When we first pulled in I was a bit disappointed. However, this older hotel turned out to be adequate. Very friendly and helpful front desk. Easy acess to the beach. Bed was very comfortable! Heidi's restaurant, in the parking lot, serves a good breakfast. All in all this place worked well for us. Walking distance to a variety of restaurants... More 

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