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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights here to enjoy the Lake Tahoe region before heading to Yosemite National Park. I enjoyed the hotel just fine. The breakfast was simple, the hotel basic, the cleaning staff adequate and the owner was nice. The price was reasonable too. I would stay here again if in the area.

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Turlock, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We booked for 2 nights, 3 days. The toilet kept plugging up. The free breakfast was cold cereal. The dresser drawers were dirty. They also didn't show us as booking for 2 nights even tho I had a confirmation letter! The only positive I can say was that it is very close to the state line & well within walking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Our stay was at a perfect location within steps from state line. The lodge wasn't super clean and things seemed to be a little run down but it served it's purpose well for our stay. Fixtures were not in tip top shape but were functioning. Our adjoining room had a light fixture that was loose and the lights hung wrong,... More 

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Piedmont, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

WE did not expect much from our one night stay at this motel. We chose it as it cost under $50 and we were only sleeping there and leaving early the next morning. The bed was small ( double) but comfortable and the bathroom was clean and teh flat screen TV was large. As expected, it was a short walk... More 

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Antelope, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Our stay was a spontaneous one. The day was absolutely beautiful so we looked around for a cheep but clean hotel, located close to the Casinos. The Blue Jay lodge is walking distance to the Village and the Casinos. The rooms are nothing to get excited about. The room was somewhere to sleep, not a room you want to hang... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a holiday weekend, so this place wasn't even cheap. The rooms are pretty dated, with old furniture for a "rustic" feel. The bathroom in our room was basically a "wet room". The shower only had a curtain to divide it from the rest of the bathroom and the bathroom would get flooded whenever we took showers. Good... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

When they cheap, they mean CHEAP! I booked a room with 3 queen beds, breakfast included. What a joke! The room was a dirty, broken down, dump. Breakfast was actually continental breakfast. The staff is stretched thin, so the office is closed during the day because they're "cleaning" rooms. Awful experience.

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San Ramon, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Had most of the things I like in a hotel/motel; fridge, microwave, comfy bed, full length mirror. The location can't be beat for the money. Walking distance to everything; casinos, heavenly, shops, restaurants. Breakfast was not impressive though...

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I would avoid this motel in the future. The owners are trying to cut down on the costs of running this motel and it really shows. The common areas, other than the reception, are a mess. The breakfast is non-existent. The room we were in had poor heating and insulation, dirty and dingy carpets, old used up furniture, a decent... More 

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Lennox Head, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

We booked here because it was a cheap place to stay. The room was nice, WiFi was very fast and reliable, location was great. Only bummer was breakfast. It wasn't very healthy nor was there much of it. Cereal, donuts, coffee and fruit. Some toast would make a cheap and beneficial difference to the breakfast.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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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 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Jay Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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Blue Jay Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Blue Jay Motel
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