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Travel Inn

3536 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2006

This is the second time we stayed at the Travel Inn. Both times were quite enjoyable. Contrary to other reviews I have to say the desk-person(Leona) is quite friendly and helpful. She even gave us a coupon for a nearby restaurant. The room was clean and quiet. We like the open-beam ceiling in the second-floor rooms. The hot-tub was super... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2006

The couple who runs this place is very rude and unprofessional. The woman there (Leona) became unnecessarily angry with me after I rang the night bell for service after waiting approximately ten minutes at the front desk to check in and had not received any assistance. I had assumed that they were off duty for the evening. When she finally... More 

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tahoetravelinn, MANAGER at Travel Inn, responded to this review

hello, my name is Don Delgado, your new manager as of October 15, 2006. first and for most I send my most deep appology to all former and present guest at the former econo lodge, as I taken over this property we have not only change management but our name to travel Inn. with all the great low prices and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2006

We booked the room for this July holidays, and planned to stay there for one night. It is a horrible experience I never met, and it came out to be a nightmare, and we just gave up without staying. The whole story was -- we arrived there 11:00+ am, and were told that we could not check in until 3... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2005

The filthiness in the room was unbearable. The bed and the bed cover had cigarrete wholes in them. I pulled the cover out and the blanket underneath had several DARK stains - more than one I must say - and not small, one of the stains was about 3 inches in size. The room was absolutely nasty. It smelled bad,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2005

The absolute worst hotel experience I have ever had. The owners were not only unfriendly, but extremely hostile. Perhaps this review is unnecessary as the parking lot was virtually empty, but in view of my experiences, I want to warn people away from this horrible establishment.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2005

The title describes this poor excuse for a hotel. Don't be fooled by the photos on their site. It is an awful place. The rooms are cold and dank. Don't bother trying to sleep, either as the pipes rattle constantly, like a bionic woodpecker. Overall, a real rathole.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2005

An awful place to stay. Staff was unfriendly to the point of rudeness. Rooms were small, poorly furnished, my wife repeatedly referred to the room as "gross". Thin blankets, pillows that were thinner than a deck of cards, a heater that either roasted us or froze us. Bathroom was a joke, a normal sized person would have a hard time... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2005

Stay away from this Econolodge at all costs. The owners were bizarre and nasty and one of them (the man) was drunk and angry. Seemed very unstable and yelled a lot. The woman complained about her family when we checked in. I'm on vacation, I don't want to be bathed in negativity. The sauna is nasty and will disgust anybody... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2004

The bed was okay. However, the bathroom is the problem. It is a 'no turn around' facility. The shower is ridiculous. If you are 5'2" tall and very thin, the shower might work for you. For the money, the Motel 6 is a better deal.

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