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Mark Twain Lodge

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947 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6939
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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Whenever the husband and I get a chance to get out of town (Reno) and we head up to the lake, we NEVER think twice about staying anywhere else than The Mark Twain. Our family has been staying here for years. The hotel is less than a 5 min walk to the main road or the lake. Very clean, the... More 

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San Jose, California
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

This little place was better than I thought it would be. I read the reviews here before booking and they were all right! Great location, rooms are clean and it's quiet! The price is great too! The only thing I would tell them to change would be the TVs. The ones in the room are very very old.

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Thank Dawn W
Reno, Nevada
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Location, location, location. 5 minute walk to the Heavenly Gondola and shopping, skiing/snowboarding and amazing restaurants. The property is unassuming yet well kept. The front desk lady was so welcoming and the check in process was effortless. We were a bit ahead of check in time but our room was ready and she told us that they had turned on... More 

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Seneca, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Most start with money - very reasonable for the time of year. What you get for your money is awesome. Location : we walked just about everywhere, from skiing/boarding, eating, & playing. Staff - Cindy does it ALL and does it very well. Checking on you to ensure you are comfortable and have everything you need. She alone would be... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This lodge is completely redone and though the outside looks like a place from the 60's, they've done a great job revamping the interior! The outside too is redone with stone and cedar shakes; I guess it's the style and the old sign. It sits among old hotels/lodges, but it's very quaint and clean. The fireplace has stone, the little... More 

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bay area, ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We were trying to find an affordable place for my large family to stay for a quick weekend trip up to Tahoe. It was tricky trying to find a place that would accommodate our large party. After reading reviews, I decided to book a suite here. I was a little nervous because I do remember the Mark Twain Lodge as... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We had a last minute booking at this place and were apprehensive about it. The hopes did not rise when we pulled in at 12am in the night. But, from that point onwards, everything was excellent. The receptionist was very warm even though we woke her up so late. We got a two-room suite. It was really cozy with gas-lit... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We were a little worried when we drove up to the Mark Twain Lodge because it looked like an old run down motel. However we were pleasantly surprised when we entered our room. It was nicely decorated and very clean. It looks as if it had been recently renovated. The lady that checked us in was very friendly. Location wise,... More 

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My wife and I decided at the last minute to make a trip to Tahoe on Valentines Day. We needed a place that also took our 2 dogs. We picked the Mark Twain and took the smaller 2 bedroom suite. It could have easily slept 6. There are 2 full size bedrooms, full kitchen/living room combo. The 2 bathrooms are... More 

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Bay Area, CA
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

When stayed here over NYE with a group of friends. When when pulled up and checked in, my expectations were low. The place is not much to look at from the outside and the check in desk reeked of smoke. However, once we got to the room we were (literally) able to breathe a breath of fresh air. The rooms... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
14 Room motel including 4 - 3 room suites. Most rooms have fireplaces. Close to Heavenly Ski Gondola, casinos, and private beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mark Twain Lodge

Address: 947 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6939
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $130 - $359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mark Twain Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Mark Twain Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Mark Twain Motel
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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