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Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe

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Springfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Older but clean multi-room motel. Located a block south west of the major gambling Hotels. Appeared to be full but guests were very quiet. Employees were very friendly had helpful. Does have small pool and issues pass to fenced Lake Beach. Advertises free breakfast. However, highly suggest to drop it. Too small of area and very little offered. Best just... More 

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

Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! More 

Concord, North Carolina
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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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Colorado
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47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice clean and quite motel close to the main shopping area of Lake Tahoe. Walking distance to casinos. It is an older facility that could stand some updating. Their continental breakfast is very basic, if your want a larger breakfast go out somewhere - I-Hop a mile or so down the road is a good choice

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

Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! More 

St Helens, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

was a cheap night, stayed 1 might with breakfast, 10 min walk from beach and 5-7min walk to the hotels across the statelin. Hotel was kind of tired but very clean and rooms were very spacious. great place to stop over although breakfast was somewhat limited compared to other hotels weve stayed in, but managed to get some food and... More 

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

Hi Rob, Thanks for your business and support! Please come back soon! More 

Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was concerned when we walked up the stairs (no elevator) and the out door carpet was ragged and filthy - I should have been concerned. I put bath towels on the floor because I didn't trust what might have been on the floor. I kept my sandals on when I showered; there is no tub. The bathroom floor was... More 

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

Hi Tamara, We’re sorry you were unhappy - we’ll work hard to fix the issue you experienced. Thanks for letting us know. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great deal for the money. Stayed in Room 201. Clean and nicely made bed. Parked right in front of the door. Breakfast was ok. Outdoor pool. Really good pricing for the location and a medium class hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night on a drive around lake tahoe, it was very cheap and we had a good stay. No problems parking, the breakfast wasn't exceptionnal, but for the price of the room I wasn't expecting anything more. We would definately return if we are in the area!

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Stockton, California
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18 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel jacks up their prices for holiday weekends -- at least 3-1/2+/- times their normal rate. This is what you get for the exorbitant price: 1) Outdated decor & design; 2) Unclean rooms -- the bookshelf wasn't even dusted, books in disarray 3) Very cheap continental breakfast -- not even waffles or fresh fruit were offered, just bagel and... More 

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

We’re sorry you were unhappy - we’ll work hard to fix the issue you experienced. Thanks for letting us know. More 

Chico, California
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10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, easy walk to casinos and a private beach. Room was good with full kitchenette, gas fireplace. Nice size but walls a little thin. It was on the expensive side however. Nice pool with a separate BBQ deck.

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Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback! More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a particularly nice place to say. The building itself looks a bit dilapidated with paint peeling off and such. The room was okay, but the air conditioner was loud enough to keep even the sound sleeper awake all night. Oh yes, and the bath tub had a bunch of rust spots that hard had been obviously painted... More 

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

Hi Krishna, Thanks for your business and support, we will keep improving until we gain your full satisfaction! Thanks again! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
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  • 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: $46 - $234 (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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#1 Green Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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