Despite the fancy new cover, this is still an old-school motel. But there's nothing wrong with that, especially if you're in Tahoe for the great outdoors and not about to spend the entire day inside! Here's the scoop:
-- the motel is right on the main drag in Tahoe City, so you can walk to dining etc
-- it is also right across a CVS and a Safeway -- yay, major points!
-- the complimentary breakfast is served right int he tiny lobby, so you either eat in the parking lot or bring it to your room ( extra bonus -- cross the road and go eat by the lake!)
-- the breakfast includes: cold cereal and milk, coffee/tea/juice, some fresh fruit, toast, hard boiled eggs, or waffle. That's it. Not too fancy, not too bad.
-- in the room you got a little fridge, a microwave, and a coffee maker. No real mugs though -- only the paper ones that cannot be microwaved. Bummer for those of us who brought pre-made mulled wine with!
-- All the styling and covers inside are brand new and 100% IKEA. Looks nice but you can tell that the repairs were only superficial (for example, the sink looks quite old.)
MAJOR DOWNER: -- the towels are old and nasty. They're definitely no longer white and also so worn out, you can practically see through them. That's a bummer -- the towels should have been part of the fancy upgrade
Another bummer -- the supposedly free WiFi didn't work either with my Mac laptop or with my friend's iPad.
Overall -- nice and basic in the right location, would come back here again (hoping for better towels!)
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- Also Known As:
- Lake Of The Sky Motor Hotel Tahoe City
- Lake Of The Sky Hotel