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Truckee Donner Lodge

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   10527 Cold Stream Road, Truckee, CA 96161
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Novato, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Truckee Donner Lodge is a great place to stay when in the North Lake Tahoe area. It's conveniently located off I-80 and within a short drive to Sugar Bowl, Squaw, or the northern lake are. The rooms are comfortable and breakfast is an added plus making it a great value. We've stayed at the Lodge many times and look... More

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Davis, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed by the value I found in this hotel. I was starting to think that staying in a hotel/motel in the Tahoe area was going to mean loud neighbors, antiquated bathrooms, and the vague smell of cigarette smoke. Not this place. I tried this out so my kids could ski at Boreal for the weekend and it was... More

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Sacramento, California
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there for a weekend to go skiing. It is conveniently located to everything including Sugar bowl and Donner ski ranch. It is also near a downtown with Safeway and many restaurants. The room is clean and has enough space for our family of four. The staff is nice enough and we don't have any major troubles. The small... More

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truckeedonnerlodge, General Manager at Truckee Donner Lodge, responded to this review

Dear shareair, Thank you so much for your review. We value our guests feedback so that we can continue to provide excellence service and comfort for our guests. I will be passing along your comments to our housekeeping and maintenance department. I am glad your overall stay was good that you would stay with us again! More

Payson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This is a nice facility, rooms are a slightly more generous size, friendly staff, better than average breakfast. No problems with reservations or checking in, but in truth it was not full due to the lack of snow this winter. Only stayed a couple of nights and would certainly look to them when I return to the area.

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truckeedonnerlodge, General Manager at Truckee Donner Lodge, responded to this review

Dear HiscoxTom, Thank you for staying with us and your kind review. We along with all the other businesses in the Sierras are feeling the strain from a less than adequate snow season. Although the recent snow has been helpful and has brought some skiers and snowboarders out late in the season. Hopefully we will get a couple of snowstorms... More

Sunnyvale, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Nice, clean, simple room in a great location. Hot tub was nice and is open till 11. Good quality flat screen TV, bring a dvd player if you want it though. Staff was very friendly and helpful, even gave us some boarding tips.

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truckeedonnerlodge, General Manager at Truckee Donner Lodge, responded to this review

Dear mcgreave, Thank you for your great review and we are very glad to have earned your five star rating. We look forward to having you stay with us again! More

Oakland, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

OK, it's one thing to not honor a reservation because of a technical glitch with your online reservation system, but then to send me an e-mail saying "thank you for staying with us..." Come on! When they didn't honor the reservation, they tried to send us to their "sister" hotel which I think used to be a Super 8 or... More

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truckeedonnerlodge, General Manager at Truckee Donner Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Eric S, I am very sorry about the reservation mishap and about the follow up email you received. I hope you give us another chance when you are up in Truckee again. More

San Francisco, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I booked a room for my husband and daughter's ski trip this weekend. After the whole day of skiing and dinner, they arrived at the hotel. The front desk said and they system messed up and over booked. There was no room left and they have to go else where to look for a room.

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Palo Alto, California, United States
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We stayed there in December 2013. The hotel was very conveniently located: on the first day we drove to Sugar Bowl which is a very close drive away along a scenic road. On the second day we went to Northstar which is not that close but still only 30 minutes away or so. The hotel itself was very comfortable. It... More

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truckeedonnerlodge, General Manager at Truckee Donner Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Michal C, Thank you for you great review! We are so happy you had a wonderful stay at our lodge. Our staff works very hard to provide our guests with a wonderful stay and we are glad to have exceeded your expectation. Look forward to seeing you again. More

Oakland, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Clean rooms, decent beds, overall pretty good. Breakfast was really skimpy, fake eggs and instant oatmeal. I was disappointed at being asked to pay $20 more at check in for a room with two double beds instead of the one king room I had reserved.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I chose this accommodation because they had a $99 a night deal on the date I was planning to stay with my husband. The lady at the main lobby was nice in welcoming me as I checked. We came a couple of hours early but the lady found an available room that was ready and moved us there which was... More

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truckeedonnerlodge, General Manager at Truckee Donner Lodge, responded to this review

Dear erickles, Thank you for your kind review on Tripadvisor! We are glad you had a very good stay with us. We truly enjoy providing a great guest experience for our guests and glad you enjoyed our lodge. We look forward to seeing you again. More

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Additional Information about Truckee Donner Lodge

Also Known As:
Truckee Donner Hotel
Truckee Donner Hotel Truckee
Holiday Inn Truckee
Truckee Holiday Inn Express
Truckee Holiday Inn
Address: 10527 Cold Stream Road, Truckee, CA 96161
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 14 hotels in Truckee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Truckee Donner Lodge 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the town of Truckee amidst mountains, lakes, alpines and meadows, the Truckee Donner Lodge is a warm relaxing space so you can rest and recharge. Our lodge combines modern luxuries and contemporary decor with the traditional amenities and architecture of a country lodge. Whether you are on the ultimate ski vacation, traveling for business or just need a weekend getaway, the Truckee Donner Lodge offers exceptional amenities.Our guest rooms and feature rooms are simple and serene. Each appointed with a large flat screen TV, refrigerator, coffee pot, wet bar and microwave. Complimentary hi-speed wireless access is available throughout the lodge.Share your day's activities with friends in our lobby with fireplace; or, relax your muscles and admire the stars from our Hot Tub. Cool off during the warm summer days in our outdoor pool—the views of the alpines are magnificent.Wake up each morning to a deluxe Hot Continental Breakfast. Our breakfast bar offers a wide variety of choices including hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit yogurt, scrambled eggs, cheese omelets, bacon, bagels, toast, and muffins.It’s all delicious, all complimentary and all waiting for you at the Newly Remodeled Truckee Donner Lodge. ... more   less 
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