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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3696 Lake Tahoe Boulvard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #24 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Scott S Austin, Texas, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This quaint hotel is worth a visit with the one you love. At first, I was a bit hesitant about booking a room there as it could easily have been a seedy, tacky place catering to those seeking a noontime tryst with the secretary. While not prudish, my wife and I are far from the "swinging" set. That said, I... More

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Hollister, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife has never been to Lake Tahoe and this looked like the perfect place to stay. It was. The Cleopatra room was great with a big whirlpool hot tub that felt great after a day at the beach and in the lake. We will stay here from now on.

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Walnut Creek, California
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I had no idea what to expect. I was given the Princess room and loved it! Mirrors all around the bed...Plus. Open room shower...Plus. Huge tub and more mirrors...Plus. Very sexy and erotic if you ask me. The staff was very friendly during check-in and check-out. Location is great. Outer exterior is not great but its not horrible either. The... More

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Manager_Response, General Manager at Fantasy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and positive experience about your stay at our hotel. We really appreciate this and hope that you will come back soon. Thank you again. Management More

Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Our room is amazing. The staff is wonderful. They have a little work to do on the buildings and they are doing it. This hotel is lovely. We cannot hear any neighbors, the water doesn't make noises, the jacuzzi tub is well maintained, and the bed is comfortable. We are staying in the Anthony and Cleopatra room and I'm glad... More

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Manager_Response, Manager at Fantasy Inn, responded to this review

I'm glad that you had a great stay and enjoyed your room. We are making many positive changes to the hotel and have guest satisfaction as our main goal. More

Orangevale, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel 10 years ago and we just came back to stay for our anniversary and we loved it. The room was very clean and the staff was friendly. Very romantic. There were snacks and drinks in the room which was nice because there is no breakfast offered. We will definitely be back

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Manager_Response, General Manager at Fantasy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back after ten years. I'm really glad that you had a great time. Don't wait so long to come back again. We look forward to seeing you soon. More

Laguna Niguel, California
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I have never written a review before but I had to chime in on this one. At first I thought the hotel rooms were a little dated but once I settled in, I found out how fun having a jacuzzi and dual shower head shower is with my hubbie. It's fun.

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Manager_Response, Manager at Fantasy Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for writing this review. Not everyone takes the time to do so and it means a lot to us to hear that you had a fun time. We are currently updating our rooms with the newest high definition televisions among other very positive changes. Thanks again. More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I believe this is the 5th time we have stayed. There are new owners since the last time we stayed. The place was still like coming home. We were given plenty of privacy and chose to call to ask for whatever we needed. We did have to call for a "do not disturb" sign. No big deal. They gave us... More

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Kim A, General Manager at Fantasy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your continued business. We are happy that you enjoy staying with us. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Tahoe. More

Fair Oaks, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We stayed in the Arabian nights room and it was very romantic, yet slightly funny and awkward with the wrap around, floor to ceiling mirrors. It felt like we were in Vegas in the 70's! We snowboarded at heavenly and partied in Harvey's and Harris. It was a cheap cab ride. We would definitely return but the price seemed a... More

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Kim A, General Manager at Fantasy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to weeing you on your next visit. More

Lawton, Oklahoma
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I stayed here about 10-12 years ago and it was wonderful. Stayed here last week and it was awful. Worst hotel experience I ever had and I have done a lot of travel. I would have been happier at Motel 6 and had better service. There was no movie channels, no DVD, no champagne, no bubble bath soap, only 1... More

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Kim A, General Manager at Fantasy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am very sorry that you did not have a good experience this time. Things do change with time so you can't expect it to be just as it was 10-12 years ago. Unfortunately with the new digital cable boxes they are not compatible with the pay per view movies.... More

Modesto, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

we stayed at the fantasy inn for the weekend of our wedding we purchased a package that included a 2 night stay in a themed room, the ceremony, photography, flowers, cake, hair and makeup and wedding coordinator for a GREAT price! the layout is very nice and it is close to just about everything on the Tahoe strip which makes... More

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Kim A, General Manager at Fantasy Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay. I am sorry that you did have some issues. We are in the process of starting renovations. We are starting with the lobby, stairs and hallway. We hope to see you again soon. More

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Address: 3696 Lake Tahoe Boulvard, 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 star — Fantasy Inn 2*
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Also Known As:
Fantasy Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Fantasy Hotel Lake Tahoe
Fantasy Inn Lake Tahoe
Fantasy Lake Tahoe

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There is just one, very unique Fantasy Inn... an originally designed retreat, refreshing in its simple elegance yet exciting your senses with cleverly designed theme rooms. You won't find it anywhere on earth except here.Built in 1993 across from Lake Tahoe in the heart of the South Lake Tahoe's casino, recreation and skiing core, the inn combines the use of stone, brass, wood and a rustic ambiance with eclectic cupolas and spires like a whimsical palace.And that's just the outside...Inside, 52 rooms, 14 of them one-of-a-kind theme rooms, each present an oversize whirlpool spa and adjacent European shower as its focal point. The mood is definitely romance for two! ... more   less 
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