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“Great time during the busy July 4th holiday” 5 of 5 stars
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1200 Ski Run Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Dream Inn)   |  
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“Great time during the busy July 4th holiday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This was my second time to visit Tahoe and my boyfriend's first time. We chose our accommodations based on trip advisor's ratings. We arrived after office hours and it was no problem. We had a nice spacious room and thoroughly enjoyed our time at Deerfield. Spence was great and provided us with excellent recommendations for dining and things to do around the lake. He even contacted a taxi company for us on the night of July 4th so we could avoid traffic. The property is beautiful and well maintained. It is also within walking distance to some great restaurants and the lake. We even had the opportunity to meet the previous owners. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed July 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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Woodland, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We had our wedding at the Deerfield Lodge on June 15, 2013 and it was perfect! The rooms are spacious and very nice. The grounds are beautiful, there are lots of trees and the kids really enjoyed playing outside. Robin was very nice to work with and she helped us with various wedding details. Our family and friends loved this place and I know we will all be returning!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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california
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The proprieters here obviously put a lot of thought and care into the lodge. The lodge itself has a spacious and well landscaped outdoor area that we found to be relaxing and quiet. We reserved a 2 queen suite that provided ample room for 2 adults and 2 children. The room was clean, stylish, and well planned. Some of the wood furniture was a bit scratched, but it didn't detract from the room. I could imagine these rooms being used for both formal occaisions and adventure travel. The complementary breaksfast basket was a nice touch. Overall we were very comfortable and Robin went out of here way to help us. Also, it's a nice easy walk from the lodge to the shore where there is a nice coffee place, boat rentals, and fantastic beach area. Hope we can stay longer next time. Thanks Deerfield!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sacramento, CA
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I had selected several nice places to stay at South Lake Tahoe to celebrate our anniversary, but I let my wife decide. She wanted a little nicer place and chose the Deerfield Lodge. I would rate this lodge "Good", but TripAdvisor does not have such a rating, skipping directly from "Satisfactory" to "Very Good". Therefore, I was forced to rate it "Very Good".

The owner's official name for their place is The Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly, Tahoe's Premier Boutique Hotel. I would consider this to be more of a motel than a hotel, given that you park your car directly in front of your room. But I'm comfortable with calling it a lodge.

The place was difficult to find because the Lodge sign is relatively hidden and hard to see from the street. Check in was easy and friendly Coffee, pastries, nuts and other goodies are always available in the breakfast room. Wi-Fi is available in the lobby and breakfast room, but we could not get it in our room. The grounds of the Lodge are beautiful.

Our room (#1) was so large that the king size bed did not dominate it. It was a very nice room, containing all the amenities you expect, with dark furniture. The bed was adequate and was lumpy, had sheets that were worn, and the top sheet had little holes. Very nice bathroom and shower, but the shower door would not close, and the water pressure was low, perhaps a conservation measure.

A breakfast basket is provided in the room with cake, breakfast bars, candy bars and fruit (two oranges and one apple). Coffee and a coffee maker are available. Being vegans who eat healthier food, we brought our own breakfast. We did appreciate the fruit.

A little black binder is provided in the room, which gives useful information about the Lodge, South lake Tahoe, and the Lake itself. For example, "Lake Tahoe is the highest lake of its size in the United states and the largest alpine lake in North America."

I recommend Deerfield Lodge, although it did not meet my expectations.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Woodland, California, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We were in complete awww from the moment we walked in. Robin was so sweet and knowledgeable. The rooms were decorated with great Class. The grounds were absolutely gorgeous. Our weekend was by far one of the most memorable weekends for both myself and my kids. The Lodge had a very romantic ambiance. It was also very kid friendly. Robin was extremely helpful with all over our needs. This made for an magnificent wedding for my best friends. The Deerfield Lodge is AMAZING I would recommend everyone to stay at this Lodge. I can't wait to come back!!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Winters, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

What an amazing place. I stayed here because my best friend had her wedding here and what a great time. The rooms are extremely nice. The bed was so comfortable I didn't want to get up. Robin is absolutely amazing and very easy going. Everyone wanted to stay longer and not come home quite yet. We will most definitely be staying here again and next time will bring our dog since it's very pet friendly.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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Costa Mesa, California
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224 reviews 224 reviews
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Reviews in 79 cities Reviews in 79 cities
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We were VERY impressed when we drove up to the Deerfield Lodge and entered the lobby area...!! We were even MORE impressed when we got the keys to our room, a King, and took a look around.

The room itself was magnificent...class all the way around. We were further impressed when we opened the patio door and stepped out onto the landscaped grounds amidst the pines. As my wife said "this would make a great place for a wedding"...!!

The management was great. There were wine glasses in the lobby area and we were told to just help ourselves to anything we wanted...including wine.

Being "city-girls", our dogs LOVED all the manicured green grass available right out our patio door...especially after a couple of days in the hot and dry Gold Country off Highway 49. We even got to meet "Bentley", the resident doggie.

All in all, a very pleasant stay except too short. We're already planning a trip back to the Deerfield Lodge.

Highly recommend.

  • Stayed June 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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Address: 1200 Ski Run Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Dream Inn)
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 12
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