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The Trailhead

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros Close to Nevada casino hotels Parking close to room Sheets clean Cons Carpet within room and outside in hallways severely stained. It was dark brown but still the stains were plainly evident. Very noisy. I asked via email for a rear room but was given the one right next door to the office (next to the road). I asked... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is actually an edit to my a previous review. We booked two rooms and as I previously described mine was adequate. Unfortunately I discovered on the day of departure that the other room although designated non smoking smelled like smoke and old cigarette butts were under the air conditioner. The two people in that room knew that the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe we got lucky but our room was perfectly clean, save there was only a trashcan in the bathroom not the room. We stayed during the week, it was pretty quiet. The donuts for breakfast were nice, but there was nowhere to sit. The front desk was nice and helpful going so far as to book us a trip on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made last minute reservations and were left with a few choices. We ended up at the Trailhead. From the minute we left our car, we were confronted with dirty entryway, overflowing garbage cans, to ash trays filled with cigarette butts. I could feel debris under my feet in our room and it made me feel that our room had... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 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 June 29, 2015

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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