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The Trailhead

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3892 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Vagabond Inn South Lake Tahoe)
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Ranked #25 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jason P Grass Valley, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful upgraded hotel. Everything in the rooms are brand new. Beds. Pillows. A/C. Mini-fridge. Close to all the action. Walk to the lifts or to the casinos. Excellent value for Lake Tahoe, which usually is impossible. Five stars. Will stay again.

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The Mumbles, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this motel after reading positive reviews on trip advisor and appeared to be good value for the area. It is indeed in an excellent location to walk into heavenly village, where there are shops and endless restaurants. The room has been nicely done out with a 'lodge' feel unfortunately the new bedding topper is shiny nylon...and they really... More

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Chris N, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your feedback. I am sorry about the hot water situation. Sometimes getting the perfect temperature is difficult, as one guest will say it is too cold, and the next guest will say it was much too hot. I apologize you were one of those who found it too hot. We have turned down the temperatures... More

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was ok and it looks like each room got renovated within a day. Tv is new but small, I think my computer monitor was bigger. They've got new carpet put in without levelling the floor properly and it squeaks by the bathroom. Room got repainted, door frames repainted where you could still see old hinge connections and the... More

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Chris N, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We appreciate your attention to detail, and for submitting updated photos for our those who are curious. Based on your feedback, I have purchased brand new irons and ironing boards, luggage racks and hair dryers for each room. Also, we will have bath mats for all of our rooms with tubs. As I... More

San Jose, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The room I stayed in is brand new. Clean bathroom, clean bed, spotless carpet, nice painting, new AC that runs very strong. TV has dozens HD channels, it seems to be a high end Samsung model. I slept very well during the night. I sense soundproofing must be good. They are next to the town center, so you can park... More

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Chris N, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your detailed review. We appreciate your feedback. Next time you are in Lake Tahoe, we hope to see you here again. More

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My friend and I stayed at this place for three days and it was a great experience for all of us. The beds are really comfortable and it is really quite in the night. Everything is new and works well. Its front desk is very helpful and has great attitude. The price is cheaper than other places in this area.... More

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Chris N, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We appreciate your evaluation. We hope you come back and visit us again really soon. More

San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The hotel was renovated recently. So almost everything is brand new. My room has a big new Samsung TV and other awesome furnitures. The bed is really comfortable. The place is really convenient. Walking distance to the casino, the lake and town center. My experience here is great! I would love to come back next time.

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Chris N, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate you noticing the efforts of our remodeling. Thank you for recommending us, and we hope to see you again soon. More

Union City, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

There is a new owner who obviously spent a lot of money on this place and everything is updated. There is new Samsung HDTV in each room. Brand New AC that is so strong and quiet. Very nice custom made furnitures. New bed that smells good and is so comfortable. I like the lights in their bathroom the most. Very... More

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Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

By far the worst place I have every stayed - I checked out early as everything was disgusting in and outside of the room. The bathroom was dusty and had old, used soap in it. None of the lights or fridge were plugged in and who knows what stains were on the carpet. It was too late to find alternate... More

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Chris N, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear that your experience has horrific. I wish I had the chance to address your concerns and frustrations prior to your checkout, we would have gladly gone to great lengths to make your stay as accommodating as possible. We are excited for our future here, and we will take into consideration a total upgrade on... More

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Address: 3892 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Vagabond Inn South Lake Tahoe)
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Trailhead 2*
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Vagabond Inn South Lake Tahoe Hotel South Lake Tahoe

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The Trailhead in South Lake Tahoe is located in a picturesque area of California in Lake Tahoe, just a few minutes from the Casinos, Lake Tahoe Beaches, and Heavenly Ski Resort. Adventure awaits, exploring all this great area has to offer. The opportunities are endless, from hiking, biking and skiing, to fishing, swimming and sailing the clear blue waters, Lake Tahoe is truly America's playground. When you stay with The Trailhead in South Lake Tahoe, you can unwind in one of our newly renovated rooms, watch cable TV with HBO and enjoy free high-speed WiFi. The Trailhead promises to serve you with our friendly and knowledgeable staff, ensuring a memorable Lake Tahoe experience. ... more   less 
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