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Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything in Lake Tahoe is expensive. We found the blue jay on Priceline for a reasonable rate for an overnight stay. We booked the room and was glad we did. We were able to walk to the water front and on the way stopped to hear live music. The room was clean and comfortable. I would stay here again.

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Carbondale, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you only need a place to sleep and are less than particular, the Blue Jay will do. The only up side is it is a convenient location. The motel is very dated and doubt that it has ever been updated. I'm not sure why it got a better rating online than I am willing to give it?

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Ceres, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 1st nights stay (Thurs.) was surprisingly decent for the price-around $65.00 for a queen. Upon check-in they said I was upgraded to a king-it was on the bottom floor, close to the office, & very roomy. Seemed to be a handicap room as the bathroom was very spacious also. Nice updates-flatscreen tv, frig/freezer, microwave, coffee maker. The next 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We absolutley love this lodge! The owners are so helpful, courteous and the rooms are very clean and across the street from Harvey's & Harrah's, the shops at Heavenly and the Beer Garden at Base Camp next door with live music. This is our 3rd year staying with them on our annual family road trip and they are very consistent... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I hate to write a negative review, but I want to warn visitors to south Lake Tahoe about this motel. They charged me an outrageous amount because a concert was playing at Harvey's near by. I stayed in the motel many years ago when I used to ski Lake Tahoe. The motel is run down. The continental breakfast is terrible.... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to stay in S Lake Tahoe with 5 adults and this place came up with a GREAT price! It had three queen size beds, a microwave and minifridge. We were two blocks from the beach and they gave us a beach pass for the group. It was quiet, safe and clean. It was well worth the money we... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Basic Motel, but I liked it a bit more than I normally would, because for me this was like a typical motel as seen in American movies. This place is good for one night while passing through. No-nonsense, large beds, clean enough.

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Sparks, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

For the most part, the room was clean; the bed was comfortable; had some issues with the bathroom (shower curtain was musty); mgmt. replaced immediately. The hair dryer handle (attached to the wall) appeared not to have been cleaned for some time even though we mentioned the need for it to be sanitized when we spoke with mgmt. about the... More 

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Western KY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I reserved room and accidently found out when I got there that I chose wrong date and desk clerk alerted me and cancelled that date and gave e a room for correct date. Parrking was full but luckily found a space close to our room. Rooms were a bit outdated but okay for the price. It was fine for the... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I stayed there for 2 night at the end of Memorial Day Weekend. The room was ok. Much bigger than I expected but not the cleanest. The TV reception was constantly going out and the shower dripped constantly. But again very spacious with a mini fridge. Only about 1/2 block from the rear entrance to Harvey's casino. The price dropped... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Blue Jay Lodge

Address: 4133 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6952
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $38 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Jay Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Blue Jay Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Blue Jay Motel
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