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Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe

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Auburn, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great and room was clean. Decor and room was dated but smelled like bleach when we entered the room and that help put my mind at ease. We were on a end by the pool and we did not here any noise. Room was quiet. Wall a/c worked pretty good room did get a little stuffy.

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your business and support. We will continue improving until we gain your full and complete satisfaction. Thanks again! More 

Concord, North Carolina
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We arrived Thursday night (05-12-16) after renting two rooms. We specifically wanted rooms 139 (with kitchenette) & 140 because they have a large patio with BBQ, tables and chairs right outside the door. Turns out they were in the process of painting the patio. We expressed our disappointment because we had relatives coming in for dinner and had packed burgers... More 

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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything worked! Very comfortable... Nice pool and barbeque. Within walking distance to casinos and lake. The help was courteous and friendly. We had a kitchenette and were able to eat in as desired. I would recommend this for those on a budget.

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Vickie, Thank you, thank you, thank you.... Please come back soon! More 

St. Louis
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50 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Big Pines Mountain House for an enjoyable three days while visiting the South Lake Tahoe area. I chose this hotel based on the reviews of others, its location, and the price. I felt the hotel was a good value. The things I enjoyed; 1. The room was equipped with a microwave and refrigerator, which came in... More 

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your business and support! Please come back soon! More 

Snohomish, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, people very helpful. Only problem was trouble with cable on television. Could not get most local channels. We were there for 2 nights and the cable company was slow to respond. Within walking distance of casinos and all things we wanted to see.

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Hi James, Thank you very much for your business and support! Please come back soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We got a great deal on a weekday from Hoteltonight for $56. We had a large king room. Bed was very comfortable. Nice to have a fridge and microwave. A/C worked great. Breakfast was just OK, but can't expect much for the price. They are trying. Pretty hanging flower pots and new bar b que with new patio furniture and... More 

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Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi Valerie, Thanks for your business and review, we will continue working hard until we gain your full and complete satisfaction! Thanks again! More 

Reno
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Rooms need upgrading badly, breakfast was skimmed on (no eggs, marmalade was served in a communal bowl, butter had one butter knife to share). Service was indifferent to their guests (no clean towels at the pool, but dirty ones from the last day - we asked for towels, but did not get them. Also asked for early check in, were... More 

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Thank Kyron4
Ruben Z, Manager at Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your business and feedback! We will continue working hard until we gain your full satisfaction! Thanks again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

The hotel is what you’d expect: an older but well-kept motel. It’s an easy walk to Heavenly, including shops, restaurants and the gondola. In fact, it’s so close we were able to return to the room if we forgot something. Our car got a fine coat of dust from nearby construction, the breakfast was oatmeal and toast, and the air... More 

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This was a pretty average motel - stayed for July 4th, there was no room on property to park. Had a nice large room with good bathroom, mini fridge, etc. Sheets were not the right size for bed, but we didn't really mind, just thought it was funny they were too small and didn't reach the bottom 18" of the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Although the walls were a bit thin, and the beds not terribly comfortable, the location was great and the price relatively inexpensive the laundry and ice vending room are only open 8 am to 10 pm, so plan accordingly

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Big Pines Mountain House is conveniently located in the center of South Lake Tahoe, within walking distance to major attractions - Heavenly Ski resort, the casinos and the Lake itself. We offer clean, comfortable and affordable rooms. Free wi-fi, complimentary breakfast, heated seasonal pool and the location make us the best value in town. Do not leave your pets behind, we will be happy to accept them in our hotel. Come visit us! Our friendly staff is always here to help you to make your Tahoe getaway simply fun! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe

Address: 4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6979 (Formerly Viking Motor Lodge)
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $54 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe 2*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Big Pines Mountain House Of Tahoe Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Big Pines Mountain Lake Tahoe
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