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Pine Cone Acre Motel

735 Emerald Bay Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6500
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Ranked #57 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Samantha S Chico, California
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Chico, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute rooms, a little small bit very clean. At $100 a night it was a great, and close to everything. Perfect for a quick trip where you won't be in the room much anyway! Plus it's pet friendly! .............................................

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Brentwood, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here to see the Renaissance fair and loved it staff was super friendly with a heated pool ,a pool table,a ping pong table,volleyball and basketball their plenty to do and they have bikes for you to use( for free ) when the sun gos`s down they have a fire pit that guest gather around we stay here a couple... More

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Fresno, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Ok, we didn't have a reservation and got here about 10 pm on a Friday night, only needed one night. Glad there was a room available, the place looks cute from the outside. Paid $124 for the room--which surprised us by having a kitchen with a 4-burner stove, full-size refrig, a coffeemaker & microwave, and a small table with 2... More

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San Jose, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Cute from the outside, nice outside amenities, especially for kids and groups, but since the whole extended family that runs the place seems to live there and hangs out outside their rooms and spends a great deal of their time outside smoking in the ping-pong, pool table, barbecue area it is not very inviting for guests to hang out there... More

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Oxford, Alabama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The reservation was for a handicapped room. When we arrived I was told they had overbooked and no handicapped room was available. We had to take a regular double but they did provide a stool for the tub. The people were friendly and did all they could to accommodate us. After the first night, the room was not made up... More

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Bishop, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

Right on highway 89, easy to find, good variety of choices to eat nearby, clean, old fashioned motel room. Thin walls, but that didn't seem to be a problem in our stay. Our small room had a tv, microwave and fridge, coffee maker, small table and a chair. Weather permitting, each room has a table and chairs available outside the... More

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Sacramento, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

As others have pointed out, this place isn't luxurious, but it was sufficient. The owners seem to really try to make it as nice as possible. I liked that they used quilts instead of those nasty bedspreads at most cheap motels, and the breakfast pastries were fresh from a local bakery - very nice! We got the best rate by... More

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Petaluma, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

As long as you are don't need luxury, this is the best deal in South Lake Tahoe. The motel is located about 2 miles from Camp Richardson and the Beacon which is a great place to hang out, listen to music and enjoy the spectacular lake. The rooms at the motel are small but they are clean and functional. There... More

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Vacaville, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Bear in mind I'm not saying this is a five-star hotel (obviously), but for the money this place was legit. As a student I'm usually scraping the bottom of the piggy bank to do anything other than sleep and study. Girlfriend and I came up to Tahoe for New Years this time around. As usual she took a while to... More

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Northwood, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011 via mobile

Our family of 5 stayed here one night en route to Yosemite from Sacramento. Location was good and we stayed above the motel office in a family room that could sleep 6. Room was basic but comfy with modern en suite bathroom. Aircon was noisy and ineffective though. Proximity to restaurants was good. We chose the nearby Mexican which was... More

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Address: 735 Emerald Bay Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6500
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
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