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Aviva Inn

955 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145 (Formerly Lake of the Sky Motor Inn)
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Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Tahoe City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Rooms are clean .Not new. There is room service every day. Just 10 minutes from squaw vallew resort. 200 meters near the Tahoe lake. 5 minuter from restaurants. Good continental breakfast. and great wafers!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was the least expensive place we could find in lake Tahoe on labor day weekend. It was clean and comfortable, the room was a little dark. No air conditioning, but it wasn't a problem. The location is great with lots of restaurants nearby. The beach across the street was not suitable for swimming when we went. Pool was not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My friend and I had the misfortune of stumbling across this excuse for a hotel. The room was ridiculous! Disgusting bedsheets, wafer thin walls and windows... in winter, rough mattress. They actually had a cathode ray tv, I mean, I don't care if it has a TV at all, but a cathode ray TV hahaha! Didn't know they even made... More 

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Burlingame, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stayed here for a ski trip. It is near Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. It is conveniently located across the street from Lake Tahoe and a strip mall that has CVS and Safeway. A variety of restaurants are close by. It is reasonably price but you get what you pay for as it is an old small one-story motel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We stayed in the hotel for a ski trip. We went to ski at Alpine Meadow. We stayed for 3 nights. The location is excellent, it is close to Alpine Meadow and Scott Valley, we do not have to drive more than 1 hour from Reno. Safeway is across the street, and there are many restaurants within walking distance, no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Excellent place, best in the area. Not that expensive. Good breakfast (good waffles made by rika!) Very good location at tahoe city in front of the bus stop and the safeway. Excellente service and very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Fantastic location - across from Lake Tahoe and near Squaw and Northstar. Walking distance to many shops and all the good restaurants in Tahoe City. Basic breakfast is also included. Rooms are a decent size but dark. Poorly lighting. Rooms also lack some basics like hair dryers - somewhat silly considering the price of hair dryers! Still would recommend to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Friendly environment. Good Breakfast served. Located in center of Tahoe city. Near to lake view and Homewood ski resort. I suggest It is good hotel to stay. I would like to stay same hotel If I plan to visit Lake Tahoe. Thanks, Venu

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This was one of the creepiest places I've ever stayed - torn and dirty sheets and linens, filthy bathroom with moldy grout, ridiculously dim lighting - probably because everything was so dirty! UGGH! Run somewhere else

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Pros: -Best waffles ever -Pretty much across the street from both the beach and a grocery store -High ceilings in the rooms -Remote for the light switch -Cheap Cons: -If curtains open, rooms in the upper section feel like a stage -Old; slopily maintained ...but still ambient on the surface (good balance for the price) *Room was clean on arrival... More 

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