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“Home away from home” 5 of 5 stars
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Americana Village
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3845 Pioneer Trail, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150   |  
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Ranked #7 of 70 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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Fresno, California
2 reviews
“Home away from home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

My hubby and I will definitely go back to this property. It was clean, comfortable, convenient to every place we wanted to go. The staff is warm and friendly and ready to help. We enjoyed having a kitchenette and a full sized refrigerator/freezer. Even had his and hers TVs! The price is worth every penny. We started out in a studio room, and found that we really needed better separation (he's an early riser, I'm the sleep-in type) and so we moved to a one-bedroom unit. Linda at the front desk made the switch absolutely painless. It was wonderful! We even had the grandkids over to watch the Macy's parade on TV. Room for everyone. We liked the living space and proximity to our daughter's home best. I wish there were a standard stove rather than a hot plate. There's just not enough room on the kitchen counter to use it effectively. But the microwave helps alot.

Room Tip: A studio is fine for one person, maybe two. If you move up to 1-bedroom, there's a huge differen...
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  • Stayed November 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 Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fairfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Our first time staying here and we LOVE it! The staff is very friendly and made us feel valued as guests. The room was excellent - clean, comfortable and gorgeous. This will be our first pick the next time we visit Tahoe!!

  • Stayed November 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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Linda A, Manager at Americana Village, responded to this review, November 9, 2013
Thank you! We sure enjoyed having you. Glad you found us, hope you will get a chance to come see us again soon. We are still enjoying some beautiful weather up here!
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Rosamond
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This place is not a big place but definitely a very clean and fantastic customer service. It is within walking distances to shops and several casinos. The best was being able to get rooms that allowed pets. We were able to have family visit and bring their pets with them as well as our pets. The staff is friendly and always ready to serve their customers. Also, there is a sky resort within walking distance as well. Other sky resort are a short drive away.

Room Tip: If you have pets this is the place to go. There is an area in the back for dogs to use. The additi...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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Linda A, Manager at Americana Village, responded to this review, October 27, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are conducting a "pet friendly" experiment here with a few of our rooms. So glad to hear that you and your family and pets were able to enjoy your stay with us. We do advise that guests hoping to bring a pet with them do call in advance to be sure we have a pet friendly room available for them. Hope you will all come again soon!
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Mississauga, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

pleasantly surprised. Staff was great, always willing to go the extra mile. Room was very comfortable. Just off the main street but walking distance to everything. Enjoyed a fabulous week there and would not hesitate to go back.

Room Tip: ask for one of the refurbished rooms
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  • Stayed October 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Linda A, Manager at Americana Village, responded to this review, October 27, 2013
Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! A booking tip for others, if you want to be sure of a remodeled room for your visit. When booking online, or with us directly select the "deluxe studio" option.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Everything about the Americana Village is great. The staff here are fantastic, nothing was too much trouble and every request was dealt with immediately. The studio unit was compact but had everything we needed. We attended the weekly BBQ, good value for money and nice to meet some of the other guests. The grounds are lovely, the pool area is very pleasant and hardly used whilst we were there so we felt as though we had our own private pool. There is a laundry for guests to use, DVDs and books available to borrow and free coffee and popcorn always available in the Lobby.
The location is very good with an easy walk to Heavenly and over the state border into Nevada. We definitely hope to be back next year.

  • Stayed September 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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Linda A, Manager at Americana Village, responded to this review, October 27, 2013
Very pleased to hear that you so enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. Hope we will see you again on your next visit to South Lake Tahoe.
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Albuquerque
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71 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We stayed here for one week in middle September --it was great. The location is just inside CA., so you do not have the gambling crowd but the casinos are just a few minute drive or 15 to 20 minute walk away. The staff was wonderful. We had a large 1bedroom with a full kitchen. This was a timeshare exchange but not once were we approached to attend a timeshare presentation! I really hate when you are bothered many times to attend a presentation. The cleaning staff came in each day to empty the trash, exchange towels and make the bed--and they were extremely nice. The location to explore the entire lake is great and the entire area is beautiful and accessed easily. I would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: Get a one bedroom if you can!
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  • Stayed September 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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Linda A, Manager at Americana Village, responded to this review, October 27, 2013
Thank you! We are thrilled to hear that we could help make your first visit to Lake Tahoe memorable.
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Kenner, Louisiana
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318 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The location was very convenient for our week of exploring the Tahoe area. The staff had sets of golf clubs for free use, so we were able to play 2 rounds of golf for a very reasonable $20 each. The unit itself is small, and fine for a couple or maybe with one small child, but I could not see 4 adults sharing this unit. The grounds were spotless and the activities staff keeps you busy with activities, after all, this is a timeshare resort. The heated pool, hot tub and sauna were nice to have. It was quite warm while there Labor Day week, so not having air conditioning was a bit of an inconvenience during the day, while nights were quite comfortable. Even the remodeled units do not have air conditioning, but do ask for them over the not yet remodeled units that have pink carpets and bed spreads! The Labor Day fireworks went off even with the rim fire still producing smoke in the mornings.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Linda A, Manager at Americana Village, responded to this review, October 27, 2013
We sure appreciate your taking the time to post a review. I have shared your remarks with our staff, it makes them so pleased to know they do make a difference to our guests. Hope we will see you again soon!
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Address: 3845 Pioneer Trail, 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 Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#6 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Americana Village 2*
Number of rooms: 74
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tahoe is the ultimate year around playground! Every season has adventure to offer and we’d like to to make sure you have a place to crash after your adventurous day. ... more   less 
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