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Blue Jay Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4133 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #52 of 70 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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49 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
22 helpful votes 22 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Alameda, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Perfect location in South Lake Tahoe, Blue Jay Lodge is an old motel that could have been sweet but was awful. The room appeared to be recently painted, big tv, huge room and the desk clerk was friendly. Unfortunately it also came with an empty pool, stained sheets and blankets, a footprint on the wall by the bed, filthy bathroom... More

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Penngrove, California
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed there one night despite all the negative reviews. It was very convienent. We were going to a concert at Harvey's and it was a block away. Ask for room 103. It was clean. The carpet was a little old but other then that, it looked good. Some of the furniture was a little old, others looked fairly new.... More

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Eastvale, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

There for a wedding party I was literally left out in cold two kids as they would not rent to me. I did not like the Clerks attitude, I called police, he was being hostile to me and wife and two kids.

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Victoria, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Chose this hotel for proximity to stateline casinos and heavenly village. If this is what you want for your visit to tahoe, instead of high end property or camping, the property offers basic accommodations and friendly staff. We requested a quiet room. We got a first floor room right beside the stairs to 2nd floor. Spent 2 nights trying to... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed at the Blue Jay last weekend and you can't beat the location to the Harvey's outdoor concert venue! The beauty of the concert background is so pretty nestle in the trees. The lodge is a little worn out and I think they are trying to remodel. The place is clean and the beds are comfortable. The managers are... More

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Elk Grove, California
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22 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We have stayed in many hotels/motels, both good and bad, and I try very hard to give them all a fair shake, but when it comes to being dirty, it's pretty hard for me to be open minded. It appears the Blue Jay is in the process of updating their rooms, but this seems to be at the expense of... 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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