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Pepper Tree Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   645 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Tahoe City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
RuzaE Portland, Oregon, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pepper Tree is a clean, budget-friendly place to stay in Tahoe City. It is very convenient as it is right on the main strip of town and is a short walk to the public beach. The room was pretty small, but bed was comfortable, and the owners obviously take pride in maintaining the property. We appreciated having a larger dorm-room... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on their Website, I didn't expect too much more (hotel was booked as part of a wedding block). But for the kind of money paid, overall, I certainly would like to have had a better experience. Saving grace was that the bed was comfortable. Other than that, where do I start? Due to being configured old motel style (although... More

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San Mateo
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

rooms small/ checked in and never informed of complimentary breakfast, and talked to front desk person on 4 occassions and even asked for breakfast recommendations and they sent me and family down the street; the location was good. but for price service and room size was very dissappointing

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Auburn, California
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121 reviews 121 reviews
17 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Semi last minute reservation, was the only place I could find a room. Jessica helped me, based on conversation chose to spend a little more and get a 6th floor room vs 5th Floor. Arrived there about 1:00, reception was prompt and manager was nice - Was given a key to room 506. Hopped off the elevator to find the... More

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Lockeford, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The place is clean, its old and like others it shows it age. Our room was a little cramped but we made due (three adults and a baby). We were on the 4th floor and the view was breathtaking. Free breakfast, but they could of offered fresh fruit and the breakfast burrito's were packaged and you had to heat them... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This hotel is one of the only ones on the North shore that is over a few stories tall. The top 2 floors give you a 5 star lake view at budget prices. The rooms are not large, but breakfast is included, saving you even more money. There are plenty of restaurants and activities within walking distance. There is a... More

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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Not the most luxurious nor beautiful property which shows a bit of age in the commons but the place is clean, the rates are fair, all the rooms face the lake and the guests in the tower - except the ones behind the staircase - have unobstructed views of the lake - and the fireworks during the 4th of July... More

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Sunnyvale, California, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My stay at the Pepper Tree Inn was such a pleasant surprise. I was greeted by Marika (the Manager) upon my arrival and given a warm and gracious welcome. She even arranged for me to park my car in the lower garage so my car would be protected. My room was on the 7th (top) floor of the tower. Though... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is not a fancy place, but it is clean, and the staff is very hospitable and helpful. Stay here and you are right in the middle of everything good about Tahoe City. The views are great, pool is easy access, and they offer a free Continental breakfast.

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Spring City, Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had a room on the 7th floor of the "tower" - great view of the area, and chairs to sit and enjoy the view. Parking is tight, but free and adequate. You can walk to restaurants and the beach easily. Breakfast was good. Would definitely stay again.

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Address: 645 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Pepper Tree Inn 2*
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We are a privately owned one-of-a-kind B & B, centrally located in the heart of Tahoe City, directly across the street from Lake Tahoe. Our 7-story tower building is the 2nd tallest structure on the CA side and affords our guests a beautiful view of the lake from their balcony. Recent room linen & towels upgrades and 32" flat screen TV's. We offer our guests free off-street & underground parking, free access to our secure WiFi, 8-free HBO Channels via our new Direct TV upgrade, a free "extended" continental breakfast in our quaint breakfast room, and a Staff who is sensitive and dedicated to our guests needs and comfort. We have a seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool to which we have just added a new privacy fence, and offer recommendations to area attractions and even discount coupons to our favorite area restaurants. ... more   less 
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