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2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1072 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #5 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Alder Inn is a great little boutique hotel. Each room is individually decorated with nice touches like a Kuerig, a fridge, and a microwave. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub. It's conveniently located in South Lake Tahoe.

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Bay Area, California
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here this past weekend. This is a great little motel with very friendly staff. We enjoyed the pool and spa and others in our party enjoyed the bicycles they have for you to use. Check in and check out were very easy and the touches in the rooms are great!

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Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Between the friendly staff, free bikes to borrow, and all of the necessities they leave out for you(Q-tips were an awesome touch), it felt more like staying in a friend's guest room than a hotel. This place is FAAARRRRR better than staying in the casinos! Nice breakfast spread(also free) too!

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 hotel reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights in late June. It’s located right in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, about 3 blocks from the beach, a 5 to 8 minute drive to the casinos in Stateline. Check in went very smooth. The guy was very friendly and even walked us to the room. It looks like they do a nice... More

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Seattle, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely perfect accommodations for a destination wedding to South Lake Tahoe! The staff was helpful and friendly. The room and amenities were comfortable and appreciated...and having our own Keurig coffee maker in our uniquely designed room didn't hurt either! Loved it!

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Southern Calif.
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24 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Alder Inn for July 4th. The location is perfect and a short walk to the beach. The room is small, but the bed is very comfortable. Bikes are available, but are not in good working order. The managers are super friendly and helpful. The room is basic but for the price, not bad. Being off the street... More

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Renton, Washington
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got married in Lake Tahoe and our whole wedding group stayed at the Alder Inn. Everyone loved it! The rooms are clean and each have their own cute theme. The staff went above and beyond for us and all of our friends and family. I can't thank them enough for making it such a fun place to stay.... More

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Bothell, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a big group wedding over the weekend and several of the rooms rented out. It felt like our own place and anything we needed the staff bent over backwards for us. Beautiful rooms and all unique. Great location. Thanks Alder Inn. We will be back.

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time. We hardly left the hotel. My family and I are very high maintenance, and everything we needed was done with a smile.Very clean. I usually pack my own sheets from home but I didnt even have to unpack them.

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Redding, California
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are going to Tahoe in the off season, there are better hotels in town. However, when the prices SKYROCKET then this is a great place to stay. No AC, no phone. The decor has a DIY feel but everything is reasonably clean and the color design is great. The pool and hot tub are nice. Free bikes. The... More

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Address: 1072 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alder Inn 2.5*
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#1 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe #4 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe #4 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe #7 Best Value Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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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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