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Tahoe Biltmore Lodge

5 State Route 28, Crystal Bay, NV 89402
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Hercules, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My wife and I stop here a couple times while we were in Tahoe during Mother's Day weekend. Both times there wasn't more than three or four other people in the casino. The place looks like a ghost town. No one in the restaurant which is usually busy at least in the pass. The place reek of cigarette smoke. The... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

After reading other reviews I didn't expect a lot. They really were terrible. Uneven floors, holes in the curtains & old linens.There was a blowdryer but no coffeemaker which would have been nice. We didn't use the TV so who knows about that. Worst mattresses ever. I felt like I was @ Girl Scout camp with bathroom in the cabin.... More

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TahoeBiltmore, Manager at Tahoe Biltmore Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We want all of our guests to have an enjoyable experience. I am sorry that your experience was not up to the level that you expected. At the Tahoe Biltmore we offer many different room types to fit all budgets. Guests looking for updated rooms and modern bedding should check out our main hotel tower... More

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Kelseyville, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

The Biltmore has the potential to be a nice place. I think some of the hotel rooms have been updated, at least some pictures indicate that. But the cottages are horrible (dirty, paper thin walls, desperately needing work). It's sad that they don't put money into renovating all rooms and areas. Since Cal-Neva is renovating, maybe Biltmore will.

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San Jose, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We travel to NShore Lake Tahoe every year give or take a couple over the past 15 - 20 years. We have stayed everywhere and one of our favorites is the Biltmore. The Hotel is older so one has to understand the imperfections. The cabins are clean and provide you with the necessities. You would benefit to bring along a... More

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Elverta, Ca
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We have stayed here many times over the past 12 years. Located on the North Shore of Beautiful Lake Tahoe. We always get a room on the third floor of the hotel which gives us access to a large shared balcony that overlooks Lake Tahoe and the mountains. The hotel also has fully furnished cabins that they rent also. It... More

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San Jose, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Had to get a hotel for a wedding and didn't have many choices due to other activities in the area. Ended up here despite the other bad reviews. Checked in after the wedding, so it was quite late and went straight to bed. In the light of day I saw how bad the room quality was. There were holes and... More

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Minden, Nevada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The Tahoe Biltmore is a bit out dated but they try their best to accommodate everyone. The bars are fun and the cafe has good breakfast. We ate at the new BBQ restaurant has good food but everything has the same smoked flavor. It's a good inexpensive place to hang out.

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Johnston Atoll
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

You might get a night's sleep here. If you are a writer, you will certainly get a lot of stories from the characters milling about the joint. Come on a Saturday and you will get an earful and an eyeful. We were part of a group of eleven, took a look at our rooms in the alleged cottages, and promptly... More

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I had been going to Tahoe Biltmore for years, though the place is getting a bit run down they usually had cheap room rates. I had seen the negative reviews here but never had to deal with their terrible customer service before. Unfortunately, my last experience has been an utterly terrible one. Upon check out, they added a $300 dollar... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

My parents live in Incline Village, but if they're house is busy with guests I'll stay at a cabin at the Biltmore and I've always loved it. Old, yes. Fancy, no. But I've had fun every time I stay in Crystal Bay. I know there has been a lot of talk about remodeling the Biltmore and hopefully Cal-Neva and Crystal... More

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Address: 5 State Route 28, Crystal Bay, NV 89402
Location: United States > Nevada > Lake Tahoe (Nevada) > Crystal Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Tahoe Biltmore Hotel Crystal Bay
Biltmore Crystal Bay
Tahoe Biltmore Crystal Bay
Tahoe Biltmore Lodge Crystal Bay, Lake Tahoe (Nevada)

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We are a charming property located on the beautiful North Shore of Lake Tahoe. We have two restaurants, a full service casino and 24 hr light life. We are conveniently located within minutes of Northstar Ski Resort and the fun beach community of Kings Beach. We have room types to fit everybody's budget. Choose from our newly upgraded main hotel rooms, suites and deluxe cottages. Or if you are on a budget check out our Crystal Bay Motel or regular cottages. ... more   less 
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