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Firelite Lodge

7035 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Tahoe Vista
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010
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Bend, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

Slow wi-fi. Everything else is quite nice. We are on the basement floor with a patio door onto the pool. We have a peekaboo view of the lake through the lobby. Clean, retro rooms. Furniture is from the 70-80s. No frills. Big patio door. Pool. Hot tub. $92 for 2 queen beds.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2010

After looking at *many* accommodations along the north stretch of Lake Tahoe, we chanced upon the Firelite Lodge, and we were so glad we did! The rooms are clean. spacious, simply but nicely (read: huge flat screen TV) outfitted, and the view...spectacular. In an area that is surprisingly devoid of reasonably priced GOOD accommodations, the Firelite stands out as a... More

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Carrollton, TX
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2010

Room was nice, bathroom adequate, view out window was of a concrete wall. Very hot in the evening, not what i was expecting

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Gilroy, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

Nice, cute quiet place. Very clean, nicely kept. We would defintely stay here again. We have friends staying at cheaper places and they definetly regretted their choice. It was worth the little extra we paid to stay here.

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2010

The north part of Lake Tahoe doesn't have a lot of mid-range hotel/motel options. Most of the big chains are in South Lake Tahoe. The Firelite Lodge, however, worked quite well for us in that sense though. It's a basic place -- rooms are fine, featuring a huge television. We had a nice view from upstairs of the lake, complete... More

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2010

this hotel and it's very freindly staff were a highlight of our recent vacation. romm was very clean and comfortable. a great view of lake tahoe with a beautiful balcony. bathroom large and very nice. great steakhouse and art galley next door. staff extremely helpful with everything to make our lake tahoe experience great.a definate a+

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Waterloo, Canada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2010

Overall this is a good motel - across the street from the Lake (if you get a top floor King size room you have a view of the lake with a balcony). The lodge is also near a good steakhouse for dinner. There are no bells and whistles with this place, but if you want a clean, comfortable room for... More

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Miami, FL
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2010

All was great about this lodge: clean, good-sized rooms, nice view of the lake, park right in front of your room, breakfast was basic continental but good and clean, very nice TV, comfortable bed, wi-fi worked perfectly. Only complaint was that the shower water was not boiling hot ... which would have been nice after our days out skiing.

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San Francisco, California
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2010

We spent one night here during a weekend ski trip and enjoyed this lodge. The room and bathroom were very clean and came with a mini fridge, microwave, sink, and a flat screen TV. Service was good and the lady at the front desk was very helpful. A continental breakfast is included in the AM prior to leaving for some... More

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Saint Louis, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2010

A small hotel looking out over lake tahoe. beautiful location. We used it as a home base to snowboard at Squaw Valley, Homewood, and Northstar. Free continental breakfast is bagels, and waffle iron and batter and two choices of cereal, milk and juice. perfect for the price!

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Address: 7035 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe Vista
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Tahoe Vista #3 Family Hotel in Tahoe Vista
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The Firelite Lodge resides directly across from a sandy beach and small marina, allowing our guests great views and access to Lake Tahoe. Mountain bike rental at the property. Walk to 6 restaurants. North Tahoe Regional Park is located less than 1 mile from the lodge. During winter season discount ski passes sold to Squaw Valley, Northstar, Alpine Meadows and Homewood. Outdoor hot spa and seasonal swimming pool. All guest rooms are equipped with gas fireplaces, microwave ovens, refrigerators, coffee makers, 42" LCD TV with premium programming: 5 HBO and 4 ESPN channels, Blue-Ray DVD players. WiFi and Continental Breakfast is included in our room rate. 100% non smoking lodge. ... more   less 
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