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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Pioneer, California
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Truckee, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we stay at the Truckee Donner Lodge it seems like we are visiting family. The staff always has a warm greeting and even remembers our names and our favorite rooms in the Lodge. We like the side of the hotel that looks over the river. Looking down on the river and through the tall pines from the second... More 

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

AWESOME SAUCE is this Holiday Inn Express! Thank you very much for helping me out of a very difficult bind. Cassandra's professionalism in reviewing my reservation, understood my request & forwarded me on to Mgr.John Borden. Mr.Borden needed more info & followed through to resolve my issue. Both their kindness in listening to my situation I am very appreciative. Can't... More 

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Minden, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Our group was to stay here two nights. A bill was slipped under the doors after only one night, as the staff at the front desk in error booked us for only one night. The person who was in charge of breakfast wasn't doing his or her job, as the tiny pancakes were like leather and appears not to be... More 

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Morgan Hill, CALIF
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

After a full day fly-fishing on the Truckee River, what a nice surprise to be greeted so nicely by the evening front desk person. Very friendly and personable. The room was updated nicely and very clean. Only downside I noted was the noisy/clunky bathroom fan and the noisy AC fan. Room 303. Luckily I brought ear plugs or else there... More 

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Plattsburgh, New York
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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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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