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Truckee Donner Lodge

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10527 Cold Stream Road, Truckee, CA 96161
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Watsonville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Royal Gorge XC Ski is about a half hour away and Tahoe Donner XC Ski is about fifteen minutes away. The location of the inn affords easy access to Paco's XC Ski Shop, great Mexican and Italian restaurants (La Bamba and Village Pizzeria) and all the other great restaurants of Truckee. The inn is very comfortable and quite. The staff... More 

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Berkeley, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife left an item in the room we called immediately to the hotel and asked for the missing item. The clerk told her "I have to charge you, what is your credit card number". My wife responded, "first locate my item and I will pay you". After a couple of minutes the clerk said, "we do not have your... More 

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San Leandro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Using Tripadvisor, I researched places to stay near Truckee for just an overnight and Truckee Donner Lodge was highly recommended! No kidding! It was a nice, small place, warm and cozy! The rooms were VERY comfortable and quiet! The nice continental breakfast helped us get through the morning! The lodge was only 2 minutes from the Donnor Pass National Park!... More 

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El Granada, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a Sunday night stay last week and was very comfortable at the Truckee Donner Lodge. It's right off the I-80 freeway, but tucked into the edge of a wooded meadow so there's no noise. It's close to gas (next door), restaurants (3 mins), and grocery store (5 mins). It took me 18 mins to get to Squaw on... More 

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Thank Keith G
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We stayed in a 2 Queen room and the stay was fantastic. Downtown Truckee is just minutes away. We reached the hotel on a snowy day and the view from the room was amazing. Reception area had free tea/coffee and hot chocolate. I would strongly recommend this hotel if you are looking for a quiet and cozy accommodation away from... More 

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We were in Truckee for our family Christmas gathering again this year. We always stay the Truckee Donner Lodge. Have for years. It's clean, clean, clean, very well run/managed, with a friendly helpful staff and you can't beat the location. It's an easy on/off I-80, close to all the winter ski areas in Tahoe, and besides winter skiing ~ it's... More 

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Keene, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is a very nicely appointed lodge with mountain/alpine decor. It's 5 to 20 minutes from downtown Truckee, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Boreal, and Tahoe City (on Lake Tahoe). Breakfast is included, the staff is friendly and gave us some great ideas for local dining, and Truckee's supermarkets, restaurants, shopping, etc. are just a mile or two away. At... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We spent one night here and it was wonderful! We wanted a quiet night away from the tourists and other travelers and this was perfect. Our check in lady was so friendly and helpful. Our room was spacious and super clean! We had a king size bed and it was oh so comfortable! Breakfast was delicious and filling. Our stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

There aren't very many motels in Truckee and we were exhausted. We drove into the parking lot of the lodge but it didn't look like a regular motel so thought it was condos. After driving around, checking at a gas station, they recommended it so back we went. Checking in very smoothly - we were in 101 rather away from... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This hotel is very convenient if you are driving through Truckee. It is right off of the main highway, but nonetheless quiet. Even thought the facility was apparently a former chain hotel, now individually owned, the rooms were huge with 9'+ ceilings and everything was spotless. The only minor limitation we experience with that the Historic Old Town of Truckee... More 

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