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Truckee Donner Lodge

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   10527 Cold Stream Road, Truckee, CA 96161
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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74 reviews 74 reviews
45 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

to whom it may concern..we stayed truckee donner lodge onjuly 13-15 2014 .we had a great time. the staff and housekeeping were all greatand courteous and friendly. I will tell my friends and the brunch was great. we will return. thank you very much. Charlie/ Josie esqueda

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Olympia, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptional clean and great staff. Beds were extremely comfortable. The location is absolutely beautiful. The town if Truckee is a must see. Charming and with a lot of history. The value is good for the accommodations. Would stay again

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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 June 26, 2014

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
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155 helpful votes 155 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
14 helpful votes 14 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
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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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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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Truckee Donner Hotel Truckee
Holiday Inn Truckee
Truckee Holiday Inn Express

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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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