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Matterhorn Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2187 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #35 of 70 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014
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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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Porto Alegre, RS
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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torrance
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Jackson, NH
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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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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Antioch, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

The Matterhorn Motel was nice if you plan to go to South Lake Tahoe and do outdoor activities, is a few miles away from the main street,but the staff are very friendly, and they try their best to fulfill your needs. The rooms are clean, they have a nice TV with cable, new beds, parking right outside your room, they... More

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Oakland, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

For this class of establishment (budget motel), the Matterhorn does a great job. The proprietors are a very sweet, hard working family who helped us late at night when we needed to change motels fast. Clean and comfortable, central. Thank you!

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Our room was, not very clean and there was a musty and kitchen smell to it. I was not impressed and would not recommend !!! The carpet was very dirty and stained and I did not want to walk around without my shoes. The curtains are dirty and they fixtures were very old and there was a LOT of road... More

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Montreal
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40 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

I am looking at other reviews who talk about nice rooms and clean location... well I guess we were not lucky... Our room was tiny, not very clean and there was a musty smell to it. The way the room was setup was terrible (you had to jump over the bed to get access to the fridge and microwave). The... More

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Address: 2187 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Matterhorn Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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