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Matterhorn Motel

2.0 of 5
2187 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #30 of 71 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fair Oaks, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My dad and I stayed here for one night to be close to the hospital when my mom unexpectedly had a medical emergency. I had read some of the reviews for this motel and others and decided to drive around and look at the ones I was interested in. This was the first one I looked at and I booked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The rooms are a little on the small side but it is for showering and sleeping right... Bed was super comfy. room was clean will stay here again. if you are not looking for a party pad this place is perfect

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The boyfriend and I booked this room about 4 hours before our planned arrival. The price was just in our budget and we were lucky to snag something for the same night. We arrived around 11:15p and we had no issues checking in. The owners (I wish I remembered their names) are the most adorable couple, and even at 11:15p,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The bed was comfortable, the location is excellent, but my shower had a few extra holes. At $50/night I expected worse so I'm actually pretty pleased with that. The guy working the desk was friendly and helpful and it wasn't a big deal that I boarded a half day and checked out late.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you don't want to pay much, this might be a good choice. The beds were fine, bathroom was ok. Neither breakfast nor laundry, just a place to sleep. They have wifi. The closest to Emerald Bay you'll have for this price.

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Augsburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed here in August for 3 nights. Its location is good. You have almost everything you need in walking distance. There is a delicious Thai restaurant across the street ;) It is a family owned motel and these guys are totally nice and helpful. The rooms are good and the beds are comfortable (depends on visitors preferences) and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

OK ...this place is inexpensive so you can't expect the Ritz. Here are some of the negatives: no bath window screen no bath sink stopper flimsy door locks worn and hodge podge furniture wall outlets so worn out that they couldn't weight of the cell phone charger (actually a safety hazard since the poor connection resulted in a very hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We are a couple, just completing a 4 day stay here in Lake Tahoe at the Matterhorn Motel. A very small (about 20 units) motel right on US-50 California side of the South Lake Tahoe/Stateline area. The owners are very nice and helpful. The rooms of this older motel have been updated in many areas (particularly the bathrooms). Our unit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've been coming here every summer for the last few years. The rooms are simple with basic amenities and clean. So if you're looking for or expecting something different this may not be the place for you.The family who runs this hotel are very sweet and very accommodating. New flat screen tv's in the rooms. I will continue to come... More 

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Desert Hot Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I am a traveler RN and this is my third time here. The room is comfortable and the family is most helpful. The atmosphere is friendly and I was allowed to bring my own things, plants included. If Barton Memorial ever needs nurses, they send us here for a good reason. Very safe and close to restaurants and shopping. I... More 

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