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“Super clean - no frills but staff is friendly and helpful.” 4 of 5 stars
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3.0 of 5 Motel   |   901 Park Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6938   |  
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Ranked #13 of 70 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
26 hotel reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Super clean - no frills but staff is friendly and helpful.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

A clean two-story hotel located just a wink off of the main drag so it was quiet yet just a 5 minute walk to the Heavenly gondola and shopping plazas. Would be a great location for skiing; albeit I'd opt for a quick drive if carrying equipment. An even shorter walk to the lake if you wanted to go to the beach and/or playground

Great breakfast ... complimentary full sit-down breakfast with specials like made to order fresh blueberry pancakes. Not a continental buffet of pastries.

Not a luxurious place, but in looking at the area there were not many options that were. The staff was super pleasant and very nice. The facility quiet and safe. The bed had seen better days, the decor was antiquated and the bathroom needed updating however it was very clean and that is quite important as several folks were staying elsewhere and that was their complaint. I would recommend a less than chic decor for clean everything, new linens and pleasant service every day.

Room Tip: Ask for a second level room - so headlights don't come through your window; It also feels safer.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oakland, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for three nights in November. Originally got the reservation on Priceline--very happy we did! The property is clean and just steps to the Lake Tahoe beach. Our room was very spacious, and included a mini fridge. The hotel serves up complimentary breakfast at the attached restaurant, which is convenient and good! We will definitely return to this property in future trips!

Room Tip: The King room is very spacious. If you select a room on the second floor, you have a nice view of th...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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del ray ,fla
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Upon entering into a very appealing lobby the front desk help were extremely helpful and personal. We were able to check in very early and leave our luggage while we skied. We stayed here only one night. It was comfortable and very quiet!!!! I love having access to the outside rather than an inside corridor.Fresh country air is good!!! The room is a bit dated and is overcrowded w/too much furniture . The comforters are nice and a pleasant change from the typical dark colors. The beds in the double rooms seem to be of better quality than the king beds. Also for convenience there are two sinks, one in the shower area and the other is outside.

The breakfast is a treat! Not only do you order off the menu but the waiters are unbelievably friendly and are extremely happy to help you in any way.

This was a good experience!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Greenbrae
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122 reviews 122 reviews
34 hotel reviews
Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I stayed there one night while enroute to Utah and found the service very good. Nice room but the king sized bed was HORRIBLE! I mentioned this during my BW review. Otherwise a great spot right up a walkway to Heavenly Village. The free breakfast is cooked to order and served promptly.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

for the price the location is excellent. a 5 min walk to the gondola casinos or lake. Incredible. Although breakfast is included remember to take your tip money with you (this is a foreign concept for an australian). Has a hot tub. walls are a bit thin but just hope your neighbours are quiet

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This is our favorite South Shore place to stay. Clean & quite rooms with a great free full on breakfast. Nice and close to Heavenly Valley with a shuttle nearby. The REAL reason, though, is my wife's love of escargot! Lew Mar Nel's has been our favorite place in Tahoe for a good meal for at least 2 decades. After a hard day of skiing you can sit in the hot tub and watch the snowcats groom the slopes. A short walk to dinner and close to the lake for an after dinner walk. The rooms are well stocked with everything you need. Just a great place to stay.

Room Tip: You can't go wrong with any of the upstairs rooms. When your room faces the mountains (Bldg. 1...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Address: 901 Park Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6938
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#10 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#13 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Station House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 98
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover all that beautiful Lake Tahoe has to offer while staying at this charming property, within walking distance to the area's most popular shopping, dining, casinos and the Heavenly Gondola ride. The BEST WESTERN Station House Inn is perfect for enjoying the year-round attractions for which Lake Tahoe is known. Experience world-class skiing at one of five nearby ski resorts, including Heavenly Valley, Kirkwood or Squaw Valley. In the warmer months, relax on the hotel's private beach or spend the day boating or fishing at Lake Tahoe. Hit the links at local golf courses, watch the Celebrity Golf Tournament, or take in views of the spectacular Grand Sierra Mountains. Don't forget to book a room for our popular New Year's Eve celebration while you're at it! Located just one block from beautiful Lake Tahoe, the BEST WESTERN Station House Inn is the perfect place to call home after a busy day. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Station House Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Best Western Station Hotel
Best Western Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Best Western

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