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Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast

10070 Gregory Place, Truckee, CA 96161
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Ethan W Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great innkeepers Paul and Mindy and a wonderful Inn in Truckee, CA. Super clean and charming Inn. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a special place to stay in a quiet lake-side in the mountains of CA.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We weren't sure about our arrival time and when I called to explain we might be late, Mindy and Paul were very accommodating, told us to take our time, and they'd be waiting for us. We arrived just before dark. Paul quickly got us into our room, gave a great restaurant recommendation (Village Pizzeria) and brought down towels for the... More

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Cupertino, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was our second visit to Paul and Mindy's Donner Lake Inn. The property is beautiful, the area has lots of interesting near-by sights, the hosts are warm and friendly, and the breakfast was delicious. Two enthusiastic thumbs up!

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We had an absolutely wonderful stay here. Mindy was just the perfect host and everything is done beautifully. The breakfasts are fantastic - all home-made as our the cookies in the evening. We were given tons of really useful advice including print outs of maps and directions plus places to visit. The hospitality and warmth is just wonderful. The room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My husband and I just returned from our second visit to Donner Lake Inn with inn keepers Mindy and Paul. This being our second visit to the Inn, we were welcomed back as old friends. The Inn itself is charming and comfortable with the feel of a rustic mountain home. Mindy and Paul are lovely hosts who make every effort... More

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West Boylston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

In October my husband and I visited Truckee and stayed at the Inn. Two months later, we are still talking fondly of our experience there: the place itself, nestled in the pines, our down-to-earth hosts, Mindy and Paul who treated us like family, time meeting other guests, kindred spirits, by the fire, lingering over sumptuous homemade breakfast and delicious conversation,... More

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Battle Mountain, Nevada
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This was the perfect place to stay during our mini vacation. Great accommodations, fabulous hospitality and wonderful location. My husband and I especially loved the conversation with the inn keepers, Mindy and Paul, great 'folks' who take great care in providing an excellent experience. Best: Hot Tub, Inn Keepers Company, Local Truckee Shops Least: We wished it was a pet... More

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San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Wow, we had fun. The room was comfortable and stocked with high quality linens. The Inn Keepers, Mindy and Paul, were kind and friendly. During our breakfast the conversations with the other guest were extraordinary and fabulous. The location of the Inn is off the busy road, but close enough to the lake to easily walk over. After a day... More

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Half Moon Bay, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Based on other TripAdvisor reviews, we decided to stay here! What a wonderful place!! Mindy couldn't have been nicer (Paul was away), the room was very comfortable, and the breakfast was DELICIOUS!! We will definitely stay here when our travels take us back to Truckee.

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Oakland, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Not all the rooms have WIFI although it is advertised and passwords are given out. You should head for a B&B to get off the grid anyway, but in case you need access, you'll need to go to the common room on the third floor.

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are pleased to advise that we have added new wireless internet equipment that has boosted the signal strength for all rooms. More

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Address: 10070 Gregory Place, Truckee, CA 96161
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This mountain lodge across the street from Donner Lake sits on two acres of forest along Gregory Creek, just 2 miles off Interstate 80. Each guest room in a separate wing has a private entrance, gas fireplace, flat screen TV, and private bath. Families will appreciate comfortable public rooms with fireplace, books, games, and large-screen TV, free WiFi, and the year-round hot-tub. Public beach and boat launch are a block away, and major downhill and cross country ski areas are within a half-dozen miles. ... more   less 
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