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West Shore Cafe and Inn

5160 West Lake Blvd., Homewood, CA 96141
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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washington dc
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I haveonly been to the restaurant, so I cannot say anything about the inn itself. The restaurant has a stunning view, perhaps one of the best in Tahoe.The odd thin however is that already by 8 o'clock mot of the tables re empty, as people in California tend to eat very early. It is hard to fathom that people seem... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
45 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had so looked forward to our stay at The West Shore Inn but unfortunately our stay was beset with problems from start to finish (and beyond). Our reservation was made online through www.booking.com and specifically noted that we had reserved a lake front room named on the confirmation as the Mount Vernon suite. We imagined waking up and looking... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The westshore is so beautiful. The light on the water is unparalled anywhere else on the lake. So, right off the bat, this hotel gets major points. Plus...it is across the street from my personal favorite ski resort, Homewood. Another crazy plus. But the actual property and food and rooms...gorgeous. Perfect place to just stop into after a day on... More 

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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We enjoyed a two night stay at this lovely Inn on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Thanks to mycokerewards.com for choosing my husband as the winner of a sweepstakes here. Robin and Sarah were excellent hostesses. Complimentary breakfast was delivered to our room each morning. Fireplace and view of the ski slope were romantic.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

My husband and I stayed overnight here while we explored Lake Tahoe and had a great time! It was kind of a pre-anniversary treat because I'll be recovering from surgery on our real anniversary, so I wanted a really nice place. Our room was at a discounted price, so I think we may have gotten the smallest one there, but... More 

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El Dorado Hills, CA
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242 reviews 242 reviews
51 hotel reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We are hooked on the West Shore Inn. And we are hooked on the Marlette Peak Suite. We are immersed into the tranquility and relaxation of the lake the second we open the door to our room. The views are superb as is the service. It is expensive - our room was around $700 with tax. But as the saying... More 

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San Diego, California
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22 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We'd visited a couple other lakefront lunch spots on the west shore that were more, well, meant for the party crowd looking for cheap eats & drinks (e.g., Sunnyside). We were hoping for a more upscale lakefront spot to enjoy lunch on our anniversary. After driving by and checking out the website, we hoped we'd found a winner with the... More 

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Los Altos, CA
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We stayed for two nights in the McKinney Bay Suite and I was extremely disappointed. The "filtered view" of the lake was a big disappointment. The trees are now so overgrown that there is practically no view at all of the lake. The master bedroom has a view of the parking lot and we heard folks coming in late at... More 

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Jessica N, Guest Relations Manager at West Shore Cafe and Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning- Thank you so much for your feedback. We have responded to your comments and our team is actively trying to improve the items addressed in your feedback. I hope that you would consider staying with us again in the near future. Please request to speak with a manager should you decide to give us another opportunity as we... More 

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126 reviews 126 reviews
27 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

We have come here for years and continue to think it is one of the best spots in north lake. Despite recent ownership changes, the food and service were excellent. I recommend the caprese salad, the filet or the skuna bay salmon. Make sure to get a table outside with a view. Depending on time of summer, would recommend an... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Just got home from a USA road trip and this place was by far the nicest and most comfortable place we stayed not just on this holiday but ever!. The room was even better than it looked on the website and the attention to detail defies description . Lovely thick woolen carpets (lets face it most hotels have rather worn... More 

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