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Tahoe Sands Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   6610 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
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Ranked #7 of 7 Hotels in Tahoe Vista
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We've gone to see this place once when we've stayed in the Tahoe area and it seemed to have what we were looking for when bringing our toddler daughter. However, after we booked the place I decided to look at the reviews the night before we were to arrive and was surprised at the not so great reviews. It didn't... More

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Fair Oaks, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

My sister and I booked 2 studio rooms for ourselves and our husbands. She was able to book a room through the hotel's front desk, but when I called I was told they did not have any rooms available. Doing an internet search, I noticed the Booking.com website said there was a studio room at the Tahoe Sands for $139... More

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Ukiah, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Apathetic front desk reception and check-out from th pierced lip guy, bland sterile room with crummy furnishings, closed hot tub and pool, general lack of interest, untended grounds...this place is a definite waste of prime real estate. Lots of rules though, if you like rules, with lots of threatened fines, like 375$ for having a pt, or $25 for not... More

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South San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

I have stayed here twice and have left happy on both occasions. The front desk staff was helpful. I will definitely be back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012 via mobile

Very limited housekeeping service, reception staff was not very helpful at all. Rooms are ok, in the inside, from the outside hotel looks outdated in comparison to other properties in the area.

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Fontana, California
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

we booked this "resort" through RCI timeshare in March 2011. I read reviews for this place and some were bad some were good the pictures looked not to bad so decided to go for it, what a mistake that was.There are 2 sides to this "resort" a beach side and a mountain side. We were not aware that the mountain... More

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managerTSR, Manager at Tahoe Sands Resort, responded to this review

These guests were not at the resort for more than 5 minutes so this seems an impossible amount of time to give it a proper review, especially since they mentioned they had not even seen the inside of the accomodations. They room was not ready when they arrived becuase they arrived too early for check in. Our check in time... More

Orange, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

Most of the motels/resorts on the North Shore are older and run down. From the street, this place is not flashy but we were pleasantly surprised. The room we stayed in was a one bedroom suite which was great for a family. Everything is close: grocery store, restaurants, sporting good rentals. This was a great central location for a vacation.... More

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California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

We came to Tahoe Sands with a bit of trepidation. We have family who are owners there and they were quick to warn us that it wasn't a 5-Star resort . In fact, "run down" was mentioned more than once. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised. Our one bedroom cottage had fresh paint, updated furnishings, and a newly cleaned... More

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Castro Valley, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

We just stayed here with some friends in a lakeside 2bed/2bath room with a pullout sofa. From looking at the pictures, we were expecting something kind of old and outdated, but we were thrilled when we arrived and the room was completely refurbished! It looked like new! The beds were relatively new and comfortable, with the exception of the pullout... More

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Vacaville, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

These rooms are actually small apartments. The one bedroom is quite spacious with a large bathroom, full kitchen, pull out sofa, nice bedroom, recently replaced mattress and very nice feather comforter. Our friends rented the two bedroom with the same amenities, bathroom was much smaller, living room had a gas pot belly stove. Nice quiet place to stay, we really... More

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Additional Information about Tahoe Sands Resort

Address: 6610 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe Vista
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tahoe Sands Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 53
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