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MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   55 Hwy 50, Stateline, NV 89449 (Formerly Caesars Tahoe)   |  
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Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Stateline
San Mateo, California
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221 reviews 221 reviews
45 hotel reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
“ok for the money!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Stayed here last weekend due to high weekend prices at Harvey's. Have stayed here a few times before, but I think this is the last time. The hotel is a bit run down and there is many questionable people all over. The rooms are not great either and the beds are horrible. Next time I will spend a bit more and stay at Harvey's.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Jessica F, Marketing at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, responded to this review, January 22, 2013
Hi Brent,

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to MontBleu. I’m sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us this time. We know our rooms are a bit dated in décor, but we do our best to make sure each room is clean and comfortable for the guests. We also work to ensure that the entire resort is well maintained and clean, even if it is a bit dated in looks. If there were items in particular that you felt needed to be updated or addressed, please feel free to email me directly. Thank you again for your feedback and we hope you’ll decide to return to MontBleu at some point in the future.

Cheers,

Jessica
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
marketing@montbleuresort.com
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
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28 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This is a great place to stay on the South Shore...I have stayed in many different rooms and so I will write this one review for all my stays.

First, this was the premier place to stay in the 1980's when it was Caesar's Tahoe. It has gone through a ruff patch since selling the property, but the current owners are really trying and every time I come I see improvements!

They have great entertainment here, not many places to eat, but their buffet is the best dollar for dollar on the Lake.

Freakers Ball! Halloween is a must see!

They try hard to bring you a quality product at a good price.

Room Tip: Ask to stay in or around the 19,21, 23 rooms 12th floor or higher! Excellent lake view
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sacramento, California
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27 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We stayed at the MontBleu after Xmas. Great value and comfortable beds. Loved the huge bathroom. But the shower is odd (huge bath that is awkward to step into) and you can't shower privately since it is in the main bathroom without a door. Probably needs to be updated. Room was way too warm too. For skiiers or gamblers, this is a great place to stay. Close to everything in South Lake Tahoe. Great covered parking garage too. We will probably be back.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rail Road Flat, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

upon arrival there was only one valet on a sunday afternoon, literally running to pick cars up and drop cars off. then the very rude and uppty hotel clerk, she did not want to be bothered with any of my ?'s or concerns about anything....WIFI is a joke it is so outdated that nothing but a laptop works and it isn't FREE to their hotel guests......walking to our room there had been someone's lunch tray for room service to pick up and it been there long enough the aujus from the french dip sandwich was gelling......we walked into our room; right there in the entry was a used dental floss string. i kicked it to the side of the entry, one i don't want to pick it up and two to see if the maids would clean .......the air/heating in the room was so poor we turned it off. the beds are horrific, my husband spent most of our two long nights there on the floor........the room service tray was in the hallway the second day, too, no one had picked up the tray......the next day when we returned to our room after the maid had been there, that dental floss had not been touched it was in the same spot as it was before......and the baby powder that was spilled on the bathroom floor from getting ready that morning was still on the bathroom floor. ALL the decor; the headboards and all the technology is so outdated and old and DIRTY!!!!!!!!
WE WILL NEVER STAY THERE AGAIN!
We upgraded our room for a view of the lake at a 30.00 a night fee and that was the only thing great about the whole hotel was the view of the lake...
the second morning we were all three so miserable, that we were up and packed and out of this horrible hotel priot to 8 am and we usually stay until the check out being 12 pm here. No way, not at this dirty uncomfortable place. there was only one chair and two queen beds no coffee pot in room and no refrigerator either.
We feel that a refund is appropriate, that is for sure........
k. Thompson

Room Tip: go to embassy suites or best western hotels.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Jessica F, Marketing at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, responded to this review, January 17, 2013
Hi Kathy,

My name is Jessica and I work in the marketing department here at MontBleu. I want to thank you for taking the time to write this review. It is very important to us to know where we fell short of your expectations and failed to provide you the service you deserve so we can fix these items in the future.

In regards to your hotel stay, I’d like to apologize for the issues you encountered. We realize that our rooms are a bit outdated in terms of décor and that it is frustrating to pay for Wi-Fi. However, we do mention on our website that Wi-FI is available for a fee, and we also feature a few photos of our rooms so you can see what the décor might look like ahead of time before you book your stay.

Also, while we do our best to make sure a room is completely spotless, sometimes items can be overlooked. In the future, please call us and we will immediately address and fix the issue. We have 24 hour maid service available that could have been called to clean up the items you mentioned. Same thing in regards to the tray left in the hallway. While this is certainly not excusable, we hope that our guests will inform us of issues so we can fix them quickly.

I also want to apologize for the poor service you encountered with the hotel clerk. She should of given you 100% of her attention to make sure all of your questions and concerns were answered, and I am very sorry this did not happen. I have forwarded your review to our hotel manager so he can discuss with his team ways we can work on our service. We never want a guest to have a poor experience staying with us and encourage everyone to let us know as soon as they encounter an issue so we can address it immediately.

We sincerely appreciate your business and hope you will decide to visit MontBleu again in the future. Again, thank you for your review and feedback.

Cheers,

Jessica
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
marketing@montbleuresort.com
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San Francisco, California
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Stayed here recently the weekend before Xmas where Tahoe got the first big snow storm and it was incredible. We checked-in on a late Friday evening no wait in line, the room was decent 2 full sizes bed, tv is a outdated where's the flat screen? but whatever i didn't go to Tahoe to watch tv... the shower/tub was a bit strange..imo the room would be more suitable for couples or family but friends are fine. so basically the only thing separating from the sink and shower/tub is the curtain! There is no door to bathroom except for where the toilet is and no fan. It used to be Caesar so they still have the roman theme, overall the room was nice and room service was quick especially late in the evening 2am! check out opal ultra lounge the drinks are decently strong and cheap!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Seven Corners, Virginia
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367 reviews 367 reviews
31 hotel reviews
Reviews in 100 cities Reviews in 100 cities
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We were planning to celebrate New Year's there and bought last minute tickets for $85 a piece hoping for something decent and presentable. Unfortunately, this place was full of ski bums and other assorted characters. Hostility and testosterone levels were high. There slot machine area was hot and there was only one line to get a admission bracelet despite the fact that there were 3 different "clubs".
Out of those 3 "clubs", there was only one you could really celebrate the New Year's, the other 2 were just mindless music. The lines to buy drinks were kinda long, so many of us didn't even bother. As soon as the New Year's came and went we left the place to continue festivities at our resort.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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San Diego
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81 reviews 81 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Rooms are beginning to show their age. Still a nice place to stay, close to all the casinos and ski areas. Restaurant specials are a great deal. During holidays plan on a lot of youth in the hotel. so keep that in mind if you want the indoor pool or spa. It would help if hotel could somehow manage the rules regarding children in hot tub without parents, but with that many it is hard.

Room Tip: Rooms which face the golf course and higher floors are nice.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

Address: 55 Hwy 50, Stateline, NV 89449 (Formerly Caesars Tahoe)
Location: United States > Nevada > Lake Tahoe (Nevada) > Stateline
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Casino Hotel in Stateline
#4 Spa Hotel in Stateline
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 419
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Montbleu Resort Casino And Spa
Montbleu Hotel Stateline
Montbleu Lake Tahoe
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa Lake Tahoe (Nevada)/Stateline, NV

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