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Carson City, Nevada
Reviewed October 22, 2014

We booked a room here for October 18th 2014 for the Styx concert a month in advance. When we showed up we found out that the queen size bed was a full size as well as a shower versus a bath. The room was old and disgusting. I asked the manager ( the worst manager ever). I asked for a...

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Scotland
Reviewed October 18, 2014

I chose this hotel for the location, which is great. The hotel itself was okay, it was very cheap for Lake Tahoe and you get what you pay for. If travelling on a budget this place is decent and clean enough.

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

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to get us a review. We truly appreciate your feedback and support. Please come back soon!

Sacramento, California
Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Love the short walk to Harvey's casino. The gondola and shops are just across the street. If you go to the beach it's a few blocks away. Better to walk there as they charge for parking. The motel is an older building that could use a facelift of the exterior the dark green paint and all. Smoking area at front...

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

Hi Rebecca, Thank you for your business and support. We will keep improving our Hotel until we get your total satisfaction, we appreciate your feedback. Thanks again! Please come back soon.

Savage, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a superb value hotel, only a block or two from the main casinos. Very quiet area. Comfy beds with nice pillows. Our room had a great gas fireplace, table/chairs, dorm size refrig, microwave, coffee pot/tea, large closet area, and great bathroom (filled with great organic bath products) with nice towels. I was very impressed with this hotel for...

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

Hi Lynn, Thank you, thank you, thank you.... Please come back soon! Cordially, Ruben Z GM

Reviewed October 9, 2014

I thoroughly read the reviews and research hotel prior to staying. The reviews are dead on and accurate. I guess we got what we paid for. I made sure I asked for an upstairs unit. Thank goodness! It was still extremely noisy still even upstairs. Slamming doors, running down hall, etc. I wish they had more ample parking. The room...

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

Hi Marie, We truly appreciate your business and support. Thank you for letting me know about the maintenance issues. Our family works very hard to gain your full satisfaction. Please come back again soon! Thanks again. Cordially, Ruben Z GM

Hesperia, California
Reviewed October 9, 2014

We just spent a nice time here last weekend. The hotel is clean, walking distance to the casinos, ski lift, and the lake. The location is perfect. They include a really nice continental breakfast too. The staff was just wonderful also. What reeled us in was the price, Unbelievable deal!!!! Yes, this one is a keeper folks ;)

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

Hi Victoria, Thank you , thank you, thank you.... Please come back soon! Cordially, Ruben Z GM.

Upland, California
Reviewed September 21, 2014

We did a 3 night getaway before I go to work on Monday. We drove from Upland Ca. We had never been to Lake Tahoe. It is a beautiful city we both love mountain and water views. I chose this hotel off the internet and we were both happy with the hotel and the location. The service was great they...

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

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

New York City, New York
Reviewed September 15, 2014

Apparently this motel has taken over from an old one at this location with a change of name and management. it would appear that improvements have been made in some areas but more are needred in the way of new carpeting, furniture etc. My room had a flat screen TV, fridge, microwave , coffee maker , a safe and a...

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

Hi Stephen, Thank you for your review and support, and yes, we will keep working hard until we get your complete satisfaction. Please come back soon. Cordially, Ruben Z

Nevada City, California
Reviewed September 14, 2014

Just returned from a one night's stay at this very old motel. I felt like I was staying in a different motel than the previous reviewers. We stayed in a 2 queen bed room. It had a Motel 6 vibe, without the Motel 6 price. We spent $122 for one night. My husband, son, and I were there for me...

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

Hi Jodie, Thank you for taking the time and get us a review, I appreciate your feedback, we are sorry that we could not fulfill your request of a late check-out, I just ask you for a little understanding, we have been sold out for that week and check-in is at 3pm, and if we allow a late check-out there...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is the perfect place to stay.This is handy to the beach and all facilities.A very good breakfast was providedThe staff were excellent and the rooms were spotless, very comfortable and quiet The pool was clean and well maintained.It was easily located from instructions given off the net. Although we were only there for one nite it is the type...

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

Hi, Thank you, thank you, thank you.... Please come back soon!!! Cordially, Ruben Z.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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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 Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • 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: $52 - $172 (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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Big Pines Mountain Lake Tahoe
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“bring ear plugs if you're a light sleeper, or choose a room on the 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 617karenh617, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
“Good place, big rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles rolfs698, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs back corner all walls are paper thin in a very old hotel you can hear everything everywhere.”
 of 5 bubbles KendallH_11, Dec 27, 2016 | Read review
“get a room on the first floor if you don't feel like taking the stairs!”
 of 5 bubbles lauracP7040NK, Dec 19, 2016 | Read review
“Non smoking room with a nice bed.”
 of 5 bubbles lomeliflores2014, Dec 18, 2016 | Read review
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