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Blue Jay Lodge

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4133 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Henderson, Nevada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I stayed at this lodge just before Memorial Day. It's in the shadow of Harvey's Hotel and Casino and about four blocks from the beach so an almost perfect spot. The price was $38 a night for two weekend nights so a tremendous value. Front desk staff was friendly. Room was fairly spacious. Amenities were a little old but you'd... More

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We thought the photos did not reflect what was there when we arrived. Although the room was large and clean the carpet was absolutely dirty in our room. Huge black marks all away around the door like someone has taken a bike apart in it. You couldn't walk around the room in bare feet or you would have dirty feet... More

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singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

I can only say some people must have the standards of HRH The Queen! This hotel was in the most beautiful location within walking distance of the ski lifts and some lovely eateries. The couple who run it were more than helpful with suggestions of where to visit, eat and things to do. The hotel was very clean and comfortable.... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I don't know where the other reviewers stayed, but it was not this hotel! This place has never been anything but clean in all my visits over the years. Rooms are good sized, lots with beautiful wood beamed ceilings, huge closets and clean bathrooms. This will always be my choice of place to stay when at the Lake! It is... More

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north shields
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

booked this motel with my family on a last min thing we arrived for newyears eve but was shocked when we got there as we were expecting something a little better we walked in to the room and it smelt of dampness and looked uncomftable so we all checked straight back out but still had to pay the ful cost... More

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We got an excellent rate for this hotel. 1. The rooms are small, but you're only in the room to sleep, so we didn't really care. Breakfast is minimal but also didn't care as we aren't much breakfast people. Internet was spotty, had to use it right by the window. 2. Lots of parking and free! 3. Location a BLOCK... More

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mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Been here for little less than 3 weeks.I have been very happy with my room and service.For the price the hotel is excellent value.The room is very clean and kept clean throughout my stay.Bed is super comfy and pillows great.wifi works most of the time. you can park out the front of your room,great because dont have to carry boards... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We went there we reserved a room the same day morning we got to the hotel and it looks under construction and also we didn't got a confirmation number so we cancel it, right the next day they charge us. We been calling them since then and no anwers also via email and they have not call us back.. They... More

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Denver, CO
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Pros: 1. Location- as others have mentioned, this property is very close walking distance to the casinos, the gondola, and the lake. 2. Separate fridge/ freezer- dorm sized fridge, but w/ a separate door for the freezer, so your items will stay frozen. Microwave is attached to the unit. 3. Real art- not a big selling point for everyone, but... More

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New Harmony, IN
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

This lodge came up on my phone at a very reasonable rate for 1 night. The front desk staff was quick with check in and very friendly. He suggested some great local activities as this was my first trip to Tahoe. My room was great when I walked in. New carpet, new bedspread, clean bathroom. I liked it so much... More

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Also Known As:
Blue Jay Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Blue Jay Hotel
Blue Jay Motel
Address: 4133 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #55 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Jay Lodge 2*
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