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Aviva Inn

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   955 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145 (Formerly Lake of the Sky Motor Inn)
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Tahoe City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Aviva is a discount motel, with everything that implies. It's small, but convenient to everything on the north lake; the rooms are clean but no frills (no air conditioning). The checkin staff was very nice, and they made me a waffle in the morning. I'd stay there again.

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Paradise, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This hotel was portrayed online as nice and modern and clean. NOT that way in real life! It looked like it hadn't been cleaned in a month. The comforter had stains of "God knows what" on it, there was someone's hair still on the pillows, and the worst- a protective liner for a woman's swimsuit stuck to the sheets. GROSS!... More

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Concord
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Arriving late at night we opened the door to a whiff of stale, mildewed air, which should have alerted us to leave. Stained sheets, lumpy pillows, sagging mattresses, moldy cracked tile bathroom, water stains on the walls, but wait there's more! In our rush to leave the premises early the next morning in the dark, we left behind a valuable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Best value, Friendly and polite staff Great location tahoe city Biking, boating, hiking, skiing very close. Great breakfast Risks makes the best waffles for each guest Breast alone is worth 15-20 dollars at most Diners. Plus Coffee, OJ, tea Fresh hard boiled eggs (still warm) Cereal, bread, and fresh fruit. Simple, friendly, value

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a great place to stay. Rika is a very friendly host and her staff are great. We look forward to returning soon. The location is great with everything in walking distance. It is very peaceful and relaxing.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I found a half smoked cigarette in my bed upon check in and my friend found what looked like blood stains in hers. The front desk didn't even apologize they just offered to change the sheets. There's no AC so it's very hot during the day, but luckily cools off at night. The pool is closed so the only place... More

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

after 3 days of backpacking along the tahoe rim trail, all i was looking forwatd to was a hot shower, a solid meal and a comfy bed. shockingly, power and electricity went down in all of south shore and stateline on july 20, 2014. i embarked on a search for a quality establishment with electricity. i called here at 7pm... More

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Excellent location, pleasant manager, enough of parting lot for all the cars, rooms big and made by professional designer, lovely breakfast, and besides, not too expensive. What would you like to have more? As for us, we will be back to Aviva Inn with pleasure. Thank you, Rika!

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Because of my job I have stayed in many hotels and this is by far the best hotel I've stayed in. I like Aviva because Rika, the front desk receptionist, makes it feel like I'm home. Although breakfast is served at 7am, she made accommodation to get the breakfast ready at 6:30am to get my crew ready to go to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Our family had headed up to Tahoe for Fourth of July weekend . And somehow the hotel that we are planning on staying lost reservations. Now it is near to impossible to get a room in Tahoe on Fourth of July . But Rika at the Aviva inn managed to get a hold of us in the middle of one... More

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Address: 955 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145 (Formerly Lake of the Sky Motor Inn)
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Aviva Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Lake Of The Sky Motor Hotel Tahoe City
Lake Of The Sky Hotel

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