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Truckee Donner Lodge

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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Plattsburgh, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was a great hotel to stay at with super easy access to North Tahoe ski resorts. We wanted to try out several mountains instead of staying at one of the large resorts- it was a great choice to stay in Truckee. The hotel was clean, the front desk staff was VERY helpful accommodating. We happened to be staying over... More 

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Fresno, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Staff is very nice and professional. Hot tub does not work and pool is closed. Phone in our room did not work. Breakfast is a horrible joke. Eggs are hard. Sausage had no taste. Pancakes dry and also had no taste. Bananas were old and smushy. Milk was expired.

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Napa, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Loved our stay here. We were traveling with 3 kids over New Years and loved the convenience of a hot breakfast and coffee available all day. The staff was friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean and comfortable. We'll be back for sure!

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Union City, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I don't know how those people rated this place so high. Did they hire new front desk staff after they stayed here? Because we had an absolutely horrible experience with the front desk...and you know how first impressions last. If it weren't for the impeccable work of the maids, I would've rated this a 1. Here's what happened....this brunette lady... More 

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Pleasant Hill
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Fairly priced, pleasant, clean, spacious, well-appointed and maintained rooms, enjoyable hot and cold breakfast prepared by Ivan's mom and helpers. Delightful and accommodating staff with Liliana and Cate always there to help politely with a smile. And Sam makes Gus,Ginger and I always feel so welcome. We always look forward to returning to this caring hotel.

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Fresno, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Nice quiet clean rm... took advice 3rd floor away from freeway, slept all night. Easy check in and out. Continental cooked breakfast wasn't all that but cereal and bagels good. I would Definitely stay again.

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Yukon, Oklahoma, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very nice hotel with courteous helpful front desk personnel. Walking distance less than one block to several great eating places with variety of menus. Cool night temperatures and pleasant daytime temps. A reasonably priced stay with a quiet room and better than average breakfast.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stayed here for 8 days in total but interspersed with trips away so we tried out a few rooms! In fact we had to change rooms due to a broken toilet flush but they couldn't have been nicer about it. All the staff were very friendly and helpful apart from one man from the housekeeping staff who was rude to... More 

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Clovis, California
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216 reviews 216 reviews
40 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It is difficult to find Tahoe hotels under $100, so this one fits perfectly, and includes continental breakfast. Well located, just off of 89 and I-80, near the bike path, as well at public transportation. The rooms are very noisy, esp. above, so ask for 3rd floor if you are a light sleeper.

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Silicon Valley
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80 reviews 80 reviews
50 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The room was clean and functional. The bathroom was spacious and clean. The complimentary breakfast had cereals, eggs, pancakes and breads/muffins. A good night’s sleep and fulfilling breakfast got us off to a good start. We appreciated the free coffee in the lobby during the day. The staff was very friendly and helpful!! We felt welcome every time we entered... More 

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