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Hotel Truckee Tahoe
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   11331 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA 96161   |  
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Ranked #5 of 14 hotels in Truckee
Asheville, North Carolina
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“A Fine Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

A fine place to stay. Pool/Hot tub, laundry, WiFi & restaurant on premises. Friendly staff & svc is great. Value is good $84.00 night. Breakfast was a hit. Lots to choose from, food was hot & svc. was great. We would definitely go back.

Room Tip: Stayed on first floor.
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  • 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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  • Location
    4 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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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Comfortable, conveniently located, contemporary room for the price. Probably my only issue and it is a small one was how lackluster the staff is. My family and I went to the bar after check in and the server could not possibly have been more bored and removed. The staff at the front counter wasn't much different. If you can overlook that then staying here was fine.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Ellijay
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Formerly the Larkspur Inn, this hotel was a pleasant surprise on our trip through California Gold Country and the Lake Tahoe region. We spent a total of 6 nights on the road; this spot was the perfect location for our Truckee visit. The lemon and lime ice cold water at check in was such a nice colorful touch. White thick towels at this hotel were a welcome sight after a few nights of seeing thin and tattered towels at other places. The in room coffee was great, and the breakfast was far better than average. Staff all seemed friendly and they did their best to honor my request for a quiet room away from as much noise as possible. The room rate did not seem exorbitant and we will definitely return on our next visit to the Tahoe area!

Room Tip: If you need a quiet room they will try their darndest. Just ask!
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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K M, General Manager at Hotel Truckee Tahoe, responded to this review, May 26, 2013
Hi Steven,

Thank you so much for the glowing review of our hotel. Your warm sentiments are definitely appreciated! We look forward to your return!

Kate Mendez, General Manager
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Reno, NV
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23 hotel reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This hotel is reasonably priced and offers many
amenities like free wi-fi, parking and breakfast,
plus they have yummy cookies in the lobby and
also sell the items most often needed while traveling,
Like Hall's tablets, aspirin, and other assorted items.
I would not hesitate to recommend this hotel to
friends. The jacuzzi was very relaxing and the
atmosphere was welcoming.

Room Tip: Book directly if you have AARP or AAA as then you'll get 10% off. I don't think this hotel...
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  • Stayed May 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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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We had a terrific night at the Larkspur. Without planning in advance we showed up around 9pm and luckily they were able to accommodate us and our dog - even a special little squeaker toy for our pup. The front desk staff was extremely friendly and helped with some late night dinner recommendations. The bed was comfortable and the room large.
Thanks for the great service!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 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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Stephanie I, Manager at Hotel Truckee Tahoe, responded to this review, May 22, 2014
Thank you so much for your feedback! We are always striving to improve and your feedback allows us to focus on what our customers want most.

Please keep us in mind when your travels bring you back to beautiful Lake Tahoe.
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Sacramento, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

The room was clean, not very quiet. You could hear running water from the showers upstairs and noise in the hallway. Ask for an upstair exterior room for better view. Breakfast was included and had the normal faire.

Room Tip: Thought the cost was a bit high for the location, season and accommodations.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Danville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

I usually stay at 3 hotels consistently when going skiing in Tahoe; Squaw Valley Lodge, Hampton Inn and Plumpjack Inn at Squaw.

Being that is late season and the ski conditions aren't so good I wanted to stay at the lowest price hotel since it was a quick 2 day trip and I was alone. The location of this hotel is prime, being centrally located in Downtown Truckee and within a 15 minute or so drive to Squaw, Alpine and Northstar.

The rooms were clean and reasonably nice. The king size bed was very comfortable and there is a great desk in the room for your laptop. The Internet is free and quite fast.

The TVs in the room are very old and quite small however. These could be easily updated for a low cost 32 inch flat screen.

The one thing that I noticed in the room was that there was a towel that looked a bit old, which stood out to me since hotel towels are always so clean and white.

The pool and hot tub area is so so and is nothing to rant about.

The gym seemed to be very nice although a bit small however it is in proportion to the size of the hotel.

Overall this hotel is pretty good value. The staff was generally friendly, especially the younger gals. There was one front desk woman who was a bit cold which is unusual in such a friendly town.

If your looking for a cheaply priced hotel for a quick weekend ski trip then this place will do. Hampton Inn is substantially nicer however it is a bit more expensive.





  • Stayed April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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K M, General Manager at Hotel Truckee Tahoe, responded to this review, May 26, 2013
Hi KeepSquawBlue,

Thank you for sharing your stay at the Hotel Truckee Tahoe. I am very happy to inform you that we will be upgrading several of our amenities, including our televisions this season. Our hotel is going through several exciting changes right now, all to enhance our guest experience. We hope you get to take advantage of them when your travels take you back up to Hotel Truckee Tahoe!

Kate Mendez, General Manager
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Additional Information about Hotel Truckee Tahoe

Address: 11331 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA 96161
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 14 hotels in Truckee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Truckee Tahoe 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
What Will You Do Today In Truckee? Grab your skis or snowboard and hit the slopes. Strap on some ice skates and practice your figure eights. Or maybe some sledding with the kids. Rustic and rich with history, the town of Truckee hums with activity all year round. Its spirited surroundings in the Lake Tahoe area are home to beautiful ski resorts, peaceful fishing spots, countless hiking trails, flowing rivers ideal for rafting excursions, and more-and at the heart of it all is Larkspur Hotel Truckee-Tahoe. With a location near Donner Lake and the Truckee River, at the base of the picturesque Sierra Nevada mountains, the hotel's proximity to some of Northern California's finest ski resorts makes it the perfect winter destination for enthusiasts of all levels and its closeness to Lake Tahoe draws families looking to soak up everything its pristine waters have to offer during the summer months. Travelers who appreciate outdoor activities and warm, authentic lodging will agree: There's no better place from which to enjoy the vast surroundings and activities that the Sierras have to offer than the Hotel Truckee-Tahoe. ... more   less 
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Best Western Truckee
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