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Truckee Donner Lodge

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   10527 Cold Stream Road, Truckee, CA 96161
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Ranked #6 of 14 hotels in Truckee
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Harry C Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an unplanned stay and a pleasant surprise. Relaxed resort atmosphere. I learned I booked the last room that night. I was going to stay an extra day, but they were booked solid, although they didn't seem rushed or crowded. Clean and well maintained and the old style decor seems totally appropriate here. Nice pool (smallish) and hot tub... More

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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and pleasant motel. We had a room with a small eating area which allowed for the kids to swim and then eat in the room (Pizza) from a near by vender. Overall a very good. Easy on and of Interstate. The grand kids enjoyed the pool and hot tub.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely location, comfortable facility, very nice beds and immaculate linens. Pool and spa sparkling clean and available for extended hours. DEIRDRE, the front desk employee was absolutely lovely. Friendly, informative and charming. She set the tone for our visit nicely. Would recommend and will return!

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Truckee, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We come back to the Truckee Donner Lodge every Memorial Day Weekend to enjoy a comfortable place to stay while we produce an event just a mile down the road. It is so impressive to see the same friendly staff throughout the hotel each year. They truly know how to keep good people. The staff is accommodating, warm and extends... More

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Pinconning, Michigan
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249 reviews 249 reviews
149 hotel reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I don't really have any complaints about my stay at Truckee Donner Lodge. This hotel is located just outside of Truckee, and it feels a little bit isolated, though it's not much of a drive into Truckee. The front desk staff was friendly, the room clean and comfortable. There was a state park right next door. There was even a... More

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Novato, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

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 April 6, 2014

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

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

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Address: 10527 Cold Stream Road, Truckee, CA 96161
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Truckee Donner Lodge 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Truckee Donner Hotel Truckee
Holiday Inn Truckee
Truckee Holiday Inn Express

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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