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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3696 Lake Tahoe Boulvard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Lincoln, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My wife and stayed here for one night during our pre-honeymoon in Lake Tahoe. It's a great location and close to everything. Only suggestion is some of the rooms can use some updating. Other than that it was immaculately clean and a fun time.

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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 hope to see you again soon. More

San Francisco, CA
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10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I stayed at Fantasy Inn again recently. It seems to be a one of a kind romantic hotel. While this is no Four Seasons, it is a rather classy hotel which is normally not expected of hotels with mirrors on the walls. I personally wish there were more hotels like it in big cities and popular tourist areas. Apparently Fantasy... 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 apologize about the issue with the desk clerk. We are start renovations in the hallway. We haven't started on the rooms yet. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Gilroy, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This was our first time staying at the Fantasy Inn. The room we stayed in was themed "Romeo and Juliet". We had a 7 foot jacuzzi tub lined with mirrors on the wall. Next to it were two european style showers, basically two shower heads in the wall, next to the jacuzzi(no door, just tile). The bed was cozy and... 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 and share your opinion. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again. More

Clearlake Oaks, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Hotel staff AMAZING! very helpful and friendly. Rooms were beautiful and affordable, great location and we look forward to spending our anniversary here next year and many more to follow!!! The only thing that i would have done differently is i would have chose the Rainforest Room VS the Romeo and Juliet Suite. I also wish construction was not taking... 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 seeing you again. More

Cool, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the Tahoe room for our anniversary. The room was clean, place was quiet. Seemed a little old on the outside and the staff was a little rough, but we didn't leave our room and had everything we needed there. Would definitely go back and/or recommend. And there were no hidden charges.

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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 you taking the time to do so. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again. More

Gardnerville, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

I was really pleased with the service at this hotel. The rooms were very clean and well kept. I really enjoyed the themed rooms and the spa was great! The breakfast basket included with the room was perfect and had a good variety of snacks. Along with the great room, the employees were so helpful and friendly. I really enjoyed... 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 you sharing your opinion. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip. More

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Additional Information about Fantasy Inn

Also Known As:
Fantasy Hotel
Fantasy Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Fantasy Hotel Lake Tahoe
Fantasy Inn Lake Tahoe
Fantasy Lake Tahoe
Address: 3696 Lake Tahoe Boulvard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Fantasy Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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