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1072 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8508
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#4 of 67 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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Are you dreaming of the perfect hotel for your Tahoe vacation? WE make dreams come true....With our modern plush furnishings, princess quality bedding and excellent customer service, you will be treated like royalty. Family owned and operated, from reservation to housekeeping!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bicycle rental
Non-smoking hotel
Picnic area
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
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Caro Olvera wrote a review Jan 2021
Los Angeles, California8 contributions8 helpful votes
My husband and I came to Lake Tahoe for New Year’s Eve and we made a mistake on the days we were staying at the hotel, we reserved 3 nights instead of 2 (each night was over 300 dlls because of the holidays) I went to the front desk this morning to tell them about the mistake and they said that they couldn’t do anything, no refund and no credit for future visits, so we just lost over 300 dlls. I totally understand that they said no to a refund but also no for hotel credit? I think that’s super unkind due to the room prices and all the COVID situation, we come very often to Lake Tahoe to ski and for sure we are never going to stay in this hotel again, sorry but you lose two very good customers. Don’t stay here, there are many good hotels around here with better customer service.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Becky D wrote a review Sep 2020
Chico, California17 contributions7 helpful votes
Location is perfect, we were able to walk just a few blocks to the Marina where there are rental water craft, Tahoe Cruises, and the beach. Room was simple but clean and the staff was not only very helpful but also delightful. This is not a 5 star Hotel but a very affordable motel with great value. No A/C so could be something to think about during the summer.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Tiffany M wrote a review Aug 2020
Riverside, California86 contributions56 helpful votes
We had to do a late check in so we didn't have any interaction. Our room was on the second floor and was decorated with what seemed to be a french theme. The little extras is what I appreciate. I appreciate the coffee, the grounds, the areas to hang out. The pool and Jacuzzi. I appreciate the wine opener. Everything was very clean. We would stay here again in a heartbeat. Something the hotel could improve on is the lack of hot water in the shower. The end of my shower left me on edge instead of relaxed. And their electrical sockets could be updates as it wouldn't hold anything we plugged into it( most for charging phone.)
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Getaway726374 wrote a review Jul 2020
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The reason someone stays in a motel as opposed to a resort, other than usually lower cost, is because generally they have plans outside where they are staying, and are staying there to have a good night's sleep. We wanted to enjoy our stay at the Alder and the raving reviews on Booking.com, induced us to spend $711 including taxes, for three nights, to stay at this motel. Sadly, for all three nights, we suffered a miserable inability to have a good night's sleep. First, the motel had a really old mattress which caved in, in the middle, so we invariably both roll to the middle. We asked the motel if they could change mattresses but of course they couldn't... they said they added a topper. It felt exactly the same. We both tried our best to adjust and sleep, but simply couldn't. Second, the place has no air conditioning so one is forced to sleep with windows open, or suffer a smallish room with no air circulation (this seems like an old motel, likely 60s or 70s). It has an outdoor jacuzzi which it says is open from 10am to 10pm. However, on night 3, a group of people decided to throw a party in it until 3am, keeping everyone awake. We asked them to stop but they ignored us, so we called the hotel's emergency number. Someone answered and 20-30 mins later the noise stopped. The following morning, separately, another guest and the hotel's manager both took credit for stopping the late night party. Neither mattered, because we had lost yet another night's sleep. Frankly, between the mattress and the partying, at $711, it's inexcusable. As I mentioned at the outset, we wanted to enjoy the Alder, but after three nights of weak to no sleep, we were happy to escape. Take our advice, if you want to sleep, unless you're a glutton for punishment, please ignore the Booking comments... and go anywhere else... you won't regret it.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Lisa wrote a review Jun 2020
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Welcoming and Trustworthy. I've stayed at the alder inn 3 times before. I tried to save 100 by staying with postmarc. BAD IDEA 😂 the alder inn ended up saving us and making us feel right at home. New management but they're just as amazing as the last! Will be back soon alder inn. Thanks for ur great service and clean rooms!!
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
$103 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alder Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Alder Inn?
Nearby attractions include Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals (0.05 miles), Remember Us Too Boutique (0.2 miles), and Lake Tahoe Paint and Sip (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Alder Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Is parking available at Alder Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alder Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Fiore, The Red Hut Cafe, and Artemis Lakefront Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Alder Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Alder Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Tallac Historic Site (5.0 miles) and Vikingsholm (3.9 miles).