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Truckee Donner Lodge

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10527 Cold Stream Road, Truckee, CA 96161
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was formerly a holiday inn express and it feels like one. The room was fine, but nothing extragavant. Most importantly, it was clean. The front desk staff were all very friendly and more than willing to offer local advice. The breakfast was adequate, but not fancy. Overall, this hotel did everything right, but didn't go overboard with anything either,... More 

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Oceanside, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel had comfortable beds and a nice spacious bathroom. The air conditioner gave off a funky scent the entire time but that was no big deal because it was fully functional and cool. I would stay at this hotel again next time.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this location as a last stop on a week-long trip from San Francisco, through Yosemite, and back down to fly out of san Francisco. It was a great place to spend the night after a long day of hiking and driving up from June Lake. We were overjoyed at the abundance of places to eat, and things to... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is convenient...right next to the Donner State Park, and a short bike ride into Truckee. The hotel is a bit dated, but clean, and the front desk folks were nice. Had a decent breakfast that was included in the price of the room. Unlike some other hotels, they actually had some hot food in their free buffet. My... More 

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Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were traveling to Moab and decided it was time to stop for the evening. Jumped on trip advisor and saw good reviews of this location and hotel so made it our pit stop for the night. The room was very clean and comfortable. The staff was more than gracious, Letha was a pleasure to chat with and took great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The accommodations were excellent: clean, quite, comfortable. Stayed one night in June, it was very busy. There was a snafu, my fault, and I was billed for two nights. A month later when I discovered the error, Jon, the GM, fixed it immediately (and pleasantly). Due to the nice digs as well as Jon and staff's great attitude I'll for... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed here for one night during our road trip around the area. The hotel is very convenient to the new Emigrant Trail Museum. It is also close to Truckee. The staff members we encountered were all extremely nice and helpful. The room was a good size and the bed was comfortable. The breakfast is decent (we've had better free... More 

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

Dear LuvDebe, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and our very convenient location. Our staff works very hard to exceed our guests' expectations and happy that you found our team to be very friendly and helpful. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We picked out this place because it was close to Donner Memorial State Park. They did a pretty good job cleaning the room. Before we left for our trip, I called up requesting check out, but was told by the front desk woman that they were sold it and couldn't grant me a late check out. Later on I found... More 

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Mountain View, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Stayed here with friends for a Tough Mudder event at Northstar. Really nice location for the North Tahoe area. Very clean hotel. Chaz at the front desk was very nice. However it's a bit pricy at 180 a night. Was worried about the prior complaints about the beds, but they were fine. Small pool and hot tub on location. Breakfast... More 

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

Dear Dave W, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at our hotel. We are glad you had a good stay and enjoyed the amenities we have to offer. Sorry about the bananas. Typically that is not the case, as we are always trying to predict our morning breakfast consumption so that we do not generate lots of waste.... More 

Pioneer, California
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Our family, and many of our friends stayed here for the Grand Opening of the Donner Monument Visitor Center. The staff was very professional, helpful and courteous (thanks, Chaz!). The hotel was clean, well kept and comfortable (the mattresses were a little firm for my taste, though). It is a couple exits from Historic Downtown Truckee. All in all, I... More 

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

Dear emcii, Glad you enjoyed our hotel and the opening of the Donner Monument Visitors Center. That is a very big deal for us and glad you were able to come out and enjoy. Thank you to for the shout out for Chaz. Our staff works very hard to exceed our guests expectations and glad we do so for you... More 

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