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The Trailhead

3892 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Vagabond Inn South Lake Tahoe)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the worst hotel I have ever stayed at! The pool is drained and the spa is too! The lady who checked us in I saw smoking a couple minutes later right in front! That makes your business look so bad number one and number two my brother (who was staying there) has asthma! Right when I... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thankfully I got a great deal from Groupon for this hotel because I would've hated to pay full price. The first issue is that they advertised the room as 2 queens, but my husband, adult daughter and I all agree that the beds were NOT queens, but rather doubles. I toss and turn a lot at night and need lots... More 

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San Jose, Ca
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room was semi-clean, remodel that was listed in hotel description was far from an actual full remodel. Carpet was severally stained, bathroom was extremely small no room to even put anything in there had to leave in room and go back and forth. Bed was small and uncomfortable. We had requested an early check in and had an email to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hotel is walking distance from stateline. Coffee and pastry available in office in morning. Pool and hot tub not filled, but CA is in drought conditions. Room had microwave and refrigerator. TV Most important is our dog managed to open the door when we left for dinner. They retrieved him and kept him in office. Dog was tethered to table... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Stayed the weekend after being recommended to stay there by a local. He was point on! Great room. Outstanding service. Just down the road from the casino. Was clean and appears to be recently renovated. Rates are reasonable. Highly recommended!

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Ashleigh R, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, Joe! We do try our best to make each of our guests feel comfortable and enjoy their trip here in beautiful South Lake Tahoe. Please, do stay with us again. We look forward to seeing you! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The people who run this place are super nice and it was fun getting to know them, especially Ashley. The room itself is very average with an adequate king bed (pretty comfortable on one side and not so much on the other), adequate pillows, a good AC unit, a decent flat screen TV and channel selection, and an odd room... More 

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Ashleigh R, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, Rich! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It is our goal to make sure you have a fun and relaxing stay at our Hotel. It's sounds like you stayed in one of our rooms with the Jacuzzi tub. We do apologize for the odd lay out, we do have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I am not prone to using superlatives, but our stay here really did top the bill of our touring holiday in California. We were exceptionally well received each and every time we came or went, mostly by the manageress, Ashleigh. Her personal touch, communicative style and extensive local knowledge as well as appreciation of what we wanted from our stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

The room was extremely clean, the beds were comfy, and the pine decor gave a real homey mountain feel. The manager Ashleigh was extremely helpful and knowledgable about the area. It has a great location for those looking to be downtown in a nice room but want to avoid all the smoke that comes with staying the the casinos. I... More 

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Ashleigh R, Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

We are pleased that your stay with us was great! We strive to make our hotel one of a kind and a great place to stay. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

Lake Tahoe (California), California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Manager Ashleigh was AWSOME!!! Her willingness to help me and my family out when we had nowhere else to live. She was very understanding and kind. I really appreciate ASHLEIGH she was GREAT throughout our entire stay. Will highly recommend THE TRAILHEAD

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Ashleigh R, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come again! More 

Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a charming lodge decorated in a rustic mountain motif. It is located on the California side at Stateline on the south shore of the lake. We loved the large comfortable room with an in room Jacuzzi spa tub built for two. The staff were extremely helpful and treated us like VIP's. The accommodations are very comfortable and centrally... More 

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Ashleigh R, Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

We are thrilled that your stay with us was just what you needed! We do our very best to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable here. We do hope to see you again in the future! More 

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