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Blue Jay Lodge

4133 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Blue Jay Lodge
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Ranked #49 of 71 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Santa Rosa, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My son had an ice hockey camp in SLT so we needed a place to stay Sunday through Friday. The Blue Jay seemed to fit the bill at only $44/night which was to include free WiFi, parking and breakfast. With just the two of us traveling, we didn't need anything fancy, just a clean place to sleep. This place is... More 

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West Sacramento
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Took our family to see the fireworks at Lakeside Beach on the 4th of July in South Lake Tahoe. Rooms are very hard to come by but the price of $347 for two queen beds was ridiculous although normal price dfor a Friday night appears to be just a little less! Old hotel, no sound-proofing in the walls or ceilings... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Pros: Comfy bed (3 beds in the room!! Imagine 6 adults for $80! Bargain!) Clean sheets and towels. Low price. Close to restaurants etc. We walked down to the lake (10-15mins) and watched the sunset. Cons: Not many parking spots where our room was (back of hotel). Dated decor and bedding pattern but who cares! Overall: Had no major issues!... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Booked the Blue Jay Lodge for one night for a quick trip to Tahoe enroute to Reno. After much difficulty deciding whether or not to stay there due to some of the reviews, we "gambled" and booked with the Blue Jay Lodge online through a company called Global Hotel Exchange. We got the room for $33 for the night. We... More 

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Concord, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I booked this on priceline, as non-refundable, as I was planning a motorcycle trip to the area. The trip didn't work out, so I scheduled some work in the area. The motel is older, but they appear to be gradually upgrading it. The room was clean, bed was softer than normal, but it was ok, there was a flat screen... More 

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Bethel Island, California
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17 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

After reading review after review I was feeling hesitant! I booked this hotel through Priceline 2 months in advance at $28 a night, an unbelievable deal! I'm actually sitting here in the room as I am typing this as I am wrapping up a weekend stay here. I really don't understand these other reviewers AT ALL! They are ridiculous! We... More 

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Belmont, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Dirty, dirty, dirty. Nothing to say good about this property. I never see carpet so dirt. Walls, bathrom, etc are dirt. Bad is completely uncomfortable. Outlets are broken. I travel a lot. Visited very poor countries, but never seen places like this

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Excellent value for money in a great location. Donuts,Cereal and Fruit Included for Breakfast. I've tried a few motels in this area and you really don't get anything more when you pay more. But this one has a plus for skiers as you can pick up the transfer buses a just few minutes away without having to carry your skis... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I figured that this place would be a little rough based on the reviews, and I was okay with that for a one night stop-over. However this place was by far the worst place I've ever stayed (and I've stayed in some interesting motels!). The room entrance was kind of in the back alley, and it didn't feel like the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The Lodge is well positioned for skiing gondola to Heavenly as well as Bars etc for nightlife. Clean and warm and plenty of hot water. We received a good welcome and Ande was very helpful with our booking. Breakfast ok and overall a good stay at a reasonable price.

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