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2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4133 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #48 of 70 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Napa, CA
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family stayed two nights earlier this week, and we booked a room with two queen beds. I liked that we were within walking distance of Heavenly Village, where we went ice skating. Other guests were in town to ski and were also able to walk to the gondola. Our stay was pretty quiet. The young man at check in... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ski every 2 weeks and look for best budget motels.Problems here.room 116,2 queen beds: hair dryer not working;faucet sticks,badly in need of service;toilet seat chipped all over;moldy shower curtain;duvet needed cleaning;bedside lamp linked to ceiling light;heater when OFF,still makes rattling at night.Lotion and shampoo were good quality but in tear-proof plastic packets.Good features are price and location.

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Irvine, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best part of this motel was its location - couple minute's walk to Nevada and all its casinos, less than 10 minute walk to the gondola and Heavenly Village. It sits right next to Basecamp Hotel and a shuttle stop for the ski resort (most of the time we ended up walking to the gondola because it was so close).... More 

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Napa Valley, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are actually currently staying at this motel and when we first arrived I had a good feeling about the place. The girl working at the desk last night was great. We got two rooms, one for my husband and I and one for our son and his girlfriend. The location is great...walked to Harrahs in less than five minutes.... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Ok this isn't a luxury ski resort. But, its not intended to be. This hotel is very inexpensive. Like $89 a night with 3 beds in a room. Can't beat it. Its clean. You can walk to all the casinos from here. The heat went out on us 2 years ago and it was cold but the owners went and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great budget accomodations within walking distance of everything Stateline offers. Our room was very clean and housekeeping did a great job over the four days we stayed. Bed was comfortable. Room was a little stinky but quickly aired out. There was no closet but there was a clothes rack. Microwave, coffee pot, mini fridge, tv, Wi-Fi all worked great. Breakfast... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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49 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This place was good value and we slept pretty well. Rooms are very clean - in fact so clean that our room had damp carpets for 2 nights as the steam cleaned carpets dried out. Could not change as all carpets were wet! The location is good - quiet being off the main road and located easy walk to Heavenly... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Booked a great deal at this motel for last weekend. Not the prettiest location as building work going on opposite but clean and a 5 minute walk into town and Heavenly Village. Think it's been refurbished recently. Very comfy bed! Breakfast really non existent - coffee, orange juice, bit of cereal and a donut! Didn't have much contact with staff... More 

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We stayed here for one night only and were very happy with this place. The rooms are large and clean, have a fridge and microwave in it. Everything in the room worked well. We arrived very late, but the front office clerk was amazing, very friendly and efficient. This place also serves complimentary breakfast. The lake and shops/ restaurants are... More 

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Elk Grove, California, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

My hotel was booked solid so I needed to stay at another motel. I am pleasantly surprised, each room has a 39 inch flat screen, micro and fridge. The rooms are big and you can tell the owners are trying to make difference. Progress is being made here. I know it is, being off season and this motel is full.... More 

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Address: 4133 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Jay Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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