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Ambassador Motor Lodge

4130 Manzanita Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Sacramento, California
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is in a walking distance from dowmtown and the casinos. It is about couple miles from the beach. The rooms are big and all are non-smoking. When I booked it, hotels.com said that breakfast is included when we got there, we were told that breakfasts is only on weekends.

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California
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got a pkg deal and liked the location. No continental breakfast during the week. This place was very retro from the locks to the light fixtures lol. Clean and the bare minimum. One coffee packet, one small bar of soap. It was fine, nothing swanky or glamorous. Pool was being worked on.

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Thank tomjonesCalifornia
South Lake Tahoe, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Been staying here every winter. Close to everything and its quiet. Teresa (manager) is awesome!! Rooms recently updated and rates are reasonable. I have never had an issue and I have friends stay when they come up to ski.

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Thank Motley1972
South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I live across the street from the Ambassador Motor Lodge..... During the Summer months, the management uses a leaf blower to clean their area.... This occurs around two to three times a week It is annoying and obtrusive...... If i was staying here i would find it difficult to relax

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Crockett, California
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Wouldn't stay here again. I made last minute plans to come up to Tahoe, and this place had some of the few rooms left. There's a reason for that. I've stayed in multiple "budget" motels in this area over the years. This was definitely the worst. Something feels creepy about this place. The 1st night I stayed in (I think)... More 

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Durango, Colorado, United States
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We stayed at a much cuter place across the street (7 Seas) and "Amber" at the Ambassador ran her lame leaf blower for hours, even after I asked her PLEASE to stop. We had no peace and quiet in our room and had to relax with the door shut on a gorgeous fall day. If I had been a guest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Was the best time I had. Pool was awesome the staff was polite, check in was fast and also was able to here the outside concerts Jackson Browne and Elton John who needs to buy tickets when you can here it from motel, it was two nights I won't forget. We also went to private beach and saw the most... More 

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Fair Oaks, California
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I will NEVER stay here again! Booked a room 4 months ago, well in advance of an Elton John concert nearby at Harveys. Stayed here last month for a night and when I checked out, confirmed the stay for this past weekend. All OK. Called 2 days before arrival to confirm again, no problem the lady said. Drive up to... More 

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Shamakhi, Azerbaijan
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I spent my summer in Tahoe. During my stay in Ambassador Motor lodge there was nothing that i can complain. Everything was really perfect, especially staff was really friendly. Location of the motel is also good. Very close to the beach and during the stay guests get free entrance pass for the beach.

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San Jose, California
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

So this is NOT visiting your rich Uncle Harold who has a condo at Tahoe, and happens to be in New York that weekend. This is dropping by your funny Aunt Flo's place - the one who never quite escaped the beach and gets by in a little place that's seriously walking distance to the beach. Rent's expensive, the place... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ambassador Motor Lodge, nestled between large pine and poplar trees, steps away from the pristine shores of Tahoe's Lake, one of the largest lakes in America. If golfing is your passion we are a breath away from the "celebrity noted" golf courses in California. "When you can stay here, why stay anywhere else" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ambassador Motor Lodge

Address: 4130 Manzanita Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $54 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ambassador Motor Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Ambassador Motor Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Ambassador Hotel Lake Tahoe
Ambassador Motel Lake Tahoe
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