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2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1072 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa F Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really liked it here. A convenient location if you have a car. Probs not ideal if you want to be in walking distance from bars and casinos. The room was lovely, really good value. Free breakfast on a weekend too.

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Positively persuaded by the review we saw on TripAdvisor and Yelp, my girlfriend and I decided to give the Alder Inn a try during our weekend excursion to South Lake Tahoe. We weren't planning on gambling that night (so we didn't feel the need to stay at the resorts), and being that we had a budget to stick to, we... More

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Shingle Springs, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I truly believe that to earn a 5* rating you have to provide more value than originally offered. That's exactly what the Alder Inn did for us during this weekend's stay. You can't beat the value obtained for the rates they charge. First of all, Taylor, the manager, is very friendly and service oriented. She's a great asset of the... More

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jsromine, Owner at Alder Inn, responded to this review

Wow! You hit on all the things that we strive to accomplish! The goal for us is to always provide an excellent value and it seems like we have accomplished that with you. From the little extras to the modern decor, we always aim to provide a home away from home. Thank you so much for your stay...hope to see... More

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19 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed at the Alder Inn for 4 nights while skiing. The location was good, close to the free bus service and not far from the lake and shops/restaurants. However, the welcome was lukewarm when we checked in and we were not aware that the hot tub was working until we saw someone in it (you have to remove the... More

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jsromine, Owner at Alder Inn, responded to this review

It is always tough to hear from a guest who did not get the experience that we strive for. I am truly sorry about that and have taken your words to heart on areas we need to improve. Thank you for staying with us and, while I know we did not live up to what we hope to, I do... More

San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Found this inn when looking on line for a last minute getaway for Valentines weekend. We have been to Lake Tahoe numerous times and usually always stay in the bigger hotel chains, we will definitely no longer do. The room was decorated and updated fantastically. We stayed in unit 6 which was the City theme. If you look on their... More

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Folsom, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My husband and I were supposed to be traveling to Charlotte, NC on a business trip but got turned around due to snow. We live close to Tahoe and thought, why not?! We'll celebrate our anniversary a week early. My husband found the Alder Inn on TripAdvisor and it did not disappoint. Definitely our new favorite place! Clean, charming, beautiful... More

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Chico, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I stayed for 3 nights at the Alder Inn for skiing South Lake during "pre-season" conditions. The staff was there every step of the way for anything I needed. I was very surprised at the amount of miscellaneous goodies provided in what seemed to be a care basket provided for the room. The room had a very modern design and... More

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jsromine, Owner at Alder Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! I am so glad you saw the small extras that we do to make your stay even more enjoyable. Hope to see you again as the ski season is now officially upon us! More

San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This cute inn knows how to treat their guests right! We had trouble to lock the door the first night. We told the staff in morning and by the time we returned it was fixed. Further more, they were more than kind to help us confirm the rental reservations which took quite a long time. It was really generous! We... More

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Huntington Beach
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This place has got style! It's not a "super expensive, caters to big groups, nameless tourist kind of place". This Inn knows how to treat its guests right! Looking at it from the outside it just looks like a small, 20room Motel. It's SO much more than that. We just spent three nights there and loved it. Upon check-in the... More

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MA
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12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in July during our trip through California. We booked the jungle room and were very happy with our accommodations. It is clear that the owners are trying to spruce things up, and they were very friendly, helpful and courteous as well. We were given several dining suggestions upon checking in and some tips and... More

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Additional Information about Alder Inn

Also Known As:
Alder Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Alder Hotel
Address: 1072 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#13 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alder Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Are you dreaming of the perfect hotel for your Tahoe vacation? WE make dreams come true....with our modern plush furnishings, princess quality bedding and five star service, you will be treated like royalty. Family owned and operated, from reservation to housekeeping! Relaxing hot tub and heated pool surrounded by warm firepits and stylish chic cabana beds. A yummy breakfast is served on weekends, or make your own with in room microwave, refrigerator and coffee/tea maker. Great in room amenities such as body washes, organic shampoos, lotions and creams, healthy snacks, cocoa, coffees and teas. Your cozy room awaits you! ... more   less 
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