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Pinewood Inn

3818 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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English first
Fremont, CA
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Having recently stayed at the Pinewood Inn, I think the older reviews should be somehow counter-balanced. For a budget hotel, I don't know what people would expect beyond a clean room. My experience with customer service was fine. Maybe it is because I respect all cultures and show that respect to those with whom I converse. After booking online, I... More

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Glendale, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I took my kids on a road trip, different cities, I love Lake Tahoe, but being on a budget with 3 kids & really trying to fing a nice hotel/motel was not easy. When I checked in I asked the man at the front desk if he can get me a room (2 beds) he said, "sure, $50" I asked... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We stayed here on one night of a 3-day winter weekend when almost everything in town was booked, and found it much nicer than reviews indicated. We did have to point out that the internet rate was lower than the rate they quoted when we arrived, but were quickly given the internet rate. The room was quiet considering it is... More

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Millbrae, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

These hotel has nice location yes, but the management here are crazy and very very rude! I came to this hotel asked their room rate, and the guy Indian told me that it is $80 for double beds, and when I was about to leave, he bargained to give me $70 and finally we came to $50 all in, good... More

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Davis
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

I've stayed here 3 different times and have not experienced the negative things described in other reviews. Yes...it is a basic, cheap motel..but it is located close to shopping, restaurants, and not far from the Heavenly gondola, the Lakeside park on Lake Tahoe and the stateline casinos. The rooms are old-style with wooden paneling..nothing fancy..but for me...it is worth what... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

DO NOT STAY HERE. The proprietors of the PINEWOOD INN are completely deceitful scammers. They use a "bait & switch" method for luring people with pets in to stay. We were taking a trip up to Tahoe with our two small Boston terriers, and found this place on Priceline.com which said "Pets Allowed" on their website. Only when we actually... More

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Charleston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

When I travel Iook at cost, convenience and comfort. If you want a floatinf bar and drinks with umbrellas-this is not for you. If you want a place to hang your hat and res tcomfortably at the end of a busy touring day--this is the place. Convenience is a real plus for this facility as it it located smackdab in... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

This filthy place is infested with bed bugs! Health inspectors need to close it down ASAP. Unable to sleep from constant itching, we asked to be moved into another room only to experience the same horror in the next room. Late at night and early hours of the morning, tiny blood-filled bed bugs crawled out from the mattress and headboards... More

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Benicia, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

It's an older motel. No pool. No hot tub. Though the rooms are clean, it doesn't give you the feeling of clean due to the poor upkeep. The bed was very comfortable. Air conditioner worked. The room rate was consistent with the room type. At least they know where they stand and do not try to overcharge for what you... More

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Sherwood, or
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

With the moldy, musty smell in the bathroom, this place literally stinks. Look straight up from the bed I could see daylight through a crack in the ceiling. And the lumps under the carpet? Don't want to think about it. Worst of all is the dishonesty of the management (this motel is operated by a family from india). We left... More

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Also Known As:
Pinewood Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Pinewood Hotel
Address: 3818 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
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#67 Top resorts Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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