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“Perfect for the Easy Going” 4 of 5 stars
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Americas Best Value Inn - Casino Center Lake Tahoe
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4107 Pine Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150   |  
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Ranked #28 of 71 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
San Francisco, California
1 review
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“Perfect for the Easy Going”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

If you don't plan on spending a lot of time in your room, then this is a great place to be. It's close to all the action of South Lake and you might not even need to use your car. Our room was clean, had a balcony to relax outside on, and we weren't bothered by the hotel staff. The manager is a great guy who really helped us out with anything we asked. If you are looking for certain amenities, such as a fridge, microwave, etc., I suggest calling and talking to someone so they can put you in a specific room.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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jamesclark1, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Casino Center Lake Tahoe, responded to this review, September 2, 2013
Thank you for your comments... we couldn't have said it better. If travelers are searching for a four star resort with restaurant and bar for the price of an economy lodging property two blocks from the beach and marina then they will not be satisfied. However, if guests are looking for a clean, comfortable and convenient hotel with friendly staff three blocks from private beach and very affordable room rates then we may be a good choice for them.

Since you did not mention our free wifi, free continental breakfast, free laundry/fitness facility, free private beach passes, parking and self service auto valet, our wonderful heated swimming pool, spa and sauna, I will assume you did not get an opportunity to take advantage of those ammenities... perhaps next time. Please contact us directly for our guaranteed lowest prices.
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  • Location
    4.5 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Price was good, the room was clean, the area was very quiet. People at the front desk were nice. However, I was disappointed that the room and bathroom looked extremely outdated, as if we were back in the 1980's. Carpet was extremely thin, there was a small tube TV, wifi connection was very poor in the room. The light switch for the bathroom was connected to the ventilator which was extremely loud. Breakfast was alright, but the breakfast area was very small and there were no trays available to take things back to the room. If you need hair conditioner and a hair dryer, you need to ask for them at the front desk. Would probably not stay there again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We had a great time there. the room was nice and clean. the windows opended and we had a nice view of pretty trees. the break fast was set up nice and had lots to choose from and even had tasty coffee (i love coffee) so i was shocked that it was great.
the place is close to the casinos for walking to, as well as the beach too!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This motel is situated very close to the state line. It provided complimentary WiFi and access to a private beach, and was very good value. We stayed here after camping for two nights at Fallen Leaf Lake campground.

The reception staff were friendly and the room was comfortable and clean. The motel could probably benefit from a touch of paint here and there but overall was pleasant.

The complimentary breakfast was adequate and welcome. Overall good value and very pleasant stay.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

My family and me stayed here for several days. We've stayed in 9 different hotels during last year so I didn't expect much from this stay either. BUT I was so wrong! For a small price we paid we had all (and even more!) we needed here. Front desk clerk attended us really fast, knowledgeable; housekeepers were attentive to my picky requests, we got great pool, jacuzzi, SAUNA!, barbecue, wifi, huuuuge size room and bonuses on the top! I was provided info I was looking for: 4x4 trails, best places to see etc. I'm one of those annoying guests who will keep bugging hotel staff till the last minute if my stay, but guys, I'm coming back again in September and will only stay in your place!!! Thank you a lot for taking care of me and my little ones:) best wishes!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We were traveling from Utah to SF and decided to spend one day at Lake Tahoe. Unfortunately when we arrived there Lake Tahoe was covered with smoke from Yosemite fires (and West Nevada was much much worse). We decided that we don't want to breath smoke and instead go directly to SF. We stopped at the motel to say that we are cancelling our reservation. Person at the desk was very courteous, offered us free upgrade but seeing that we are not staying he did not even charge us cancellation fee (which would be the same one night stay).

Cannot comment on other things, but I did some research before booking and this was very nice and affordable choice among many other places in the same area.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Lincoln, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We stayed at America's Best Value in a few months ago and we loved it. The prices were very reasonable and the accommodations were perfect. The continental breakfast was great with an assortment of fruit, cereal, pastries, coffee, juice, and hot chocolate. Our room was clean, organized and very roomy. If you want to stay in a nice place for a great price, this is the place.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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jamesclark1, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Casino Center Lake Tahoe, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments online. We strive to provide the best possible experience and value everyday to our hotel guest at the most competitive prices. Our continental breakfast model has changed a bit and I would like to make a note of that here. It is now served in our hotel lobby. The menu has been redesigned to be more sustainable for our hotel in the off season; croissants, mini-muffins, breads, english muffins, individual packets of margarine, toaster waffles with maple syrup, orange juice, fruit basket, coffee and tea.

Thank you again for your review and please contact us directly in the future for our guaranteed lowest price.
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Address: 4107 Pine 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 Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 71 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn - Casino Center Lake Tahoe 2*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our unique and attractive Tahoe style inn is ideally located only two blocks to the shore of dazzling Lake Tahoe and private beach and marina facilities. Three blocks to famous Nevada Casinos like Harrah's, Harvey's, Mountbleu, Horizon and Lakeside Inn. Only four blocks to Heavenly Village and gondola, the most direct route to America's largest ski resort and a short 1/2 block to Edgewood Golf Course, rated #5 on the American PGA Tour and location of our annual Celebrity Golf Tournament. With everything Tahoe has to offer nearby including famous entertainment nightly and well known restaurants and buffets, you'll be tempted to have fun all day and then stay up late and enjoy the lively Nevada nightlife. Regardless of why you come to Lake Tahoe, AMERICAS BEST VALUE INN - CASINO CENTER LAKE TAHOE is your BEST CHOICE for convenience, comfort and value. ... more   less 
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