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Howard Johnson Express Inn S. Lake Tahoe
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150   |  
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Staff very accommodating, glad to make your stay welcoming. Location is the name of the game here, CVS and Pizza Hut close enough to share parking lots. Couldn't be nicer and more central in south tahoe. We spent 3 days there.

Showers were a bit low but the greatest pressure I've ever had in a motel, bar none. Needs an update but when your in Tahoe who spends time in their room?

If you were born with a silver spoon in your mouth try the Ritz Carlton, if you want GREAT value in a great venue try HoJo in South Lake Tahoe they are the best.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Check in was at 2:00 pm and we got here at 3:30. The house keepers were literally just getting started on our room as we were unloading our bags from the car. The room looks nothing like the pictures. The shower faucet is so low my 5'4 girl friend has to bend over to rinse off. If your near 6ft this shower is not made for you. It's almost laughable how impractical the shower is.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Express Inn S. Lake Tahoe

Address: 3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Best Value Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Express Inn S. Lake Tahoe 2*
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