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Franciscan Lakeside Lodge

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6944 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
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Yuba City, California
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

GREAT PLACE atleast in #10. It was at end corner, (in summer would be different your deck stares in to neighbors living room like 4 ft way) This particular rental goes through VACASA, it's privately owned managed by VACASA. If you are needing a "guest services" type room VACASA is NOT for you. No new towels, yes it "was a... More 

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share some of the highlights and shortcomings of your stay at The Franciscan. Our cabins are individually owned, and some homeowners opt to rent through third parties, rather than The Franciscan Management Company. For those rooms rented through third parties, we do not provide the hotel amenities, so we do recommend booking through... More 

Oakdale, California
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice cabin-y room with gas burning fireplace. Bed comfortable. Kitchenette cute. We were across the road from the lake so no view, but since the snow was 2-3' high it was no problem. Parking right at the door.

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Franciscan. Not all of our rooms are on the lake, however, all guests do have access to our private beach and pier. We are so excited for the snow this year, and there are some great groomed trails at the Tahoe Regional Park located just up the street from our forest-side... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had cabin #14 - lake view studio. It was perfect for 2 people. Our side side window had a great view of the beach and lake. There is a kitchenette with stove, range, sink, fridge, and dishwasher - perfect for cooking breakfast before hitting the slopes. There is a small kitchen table, 2 rocking chairs, and queen bed in... More 

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge. Our location is ideal, with a private beach and pier, and we are only minutes away from some of Tahoe's premier attractions. All of our cabins come with fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes, which is a great way to make some meals on your own. We do request that... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

SOlid value..... Front desk service and availability rather spotty..........housekeeping schedule and extent needs to be communicated on front end. Have stayed there previously as well as at two competing similar a nd nearby places. That we return to Francisca speaks to its value, location and general satisfaction.

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing some of the highlights and shortcomings of your stay with us. The Franciscan does offer great value, with a great location and some of the best rates in the area. I will pass your comments on to our Front Desk Manager and our Housekeeping Manager so that we can improve communication in the future. Thank you... More 

Grass Valley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

I don't use the word charming to describe things. But that is exactly what the Franciscan Lakeside Lodge is! We stayed in unit 9, lakeside. There are Lakefront, Lakeside, and Forestside options. Lake front are 1-2 bedroom little cottages, very cute, but 400$ a night in Dec (2015), We opted for Lakeside, which are basically converted studio and 1 bedroom... More 

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge! Our location right on the lake and within minutes of amenities and many Tahoe attractions is perfect for a getaway! All of our cabins come fully equipped, with all of the details to make you feel at home. We do host weddings here, with affordable lakefront wedding packages, and... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Neat, close to the lake and other ski resorts. The checkin and checkout was fast, hardly a few seconds. The room was clean. There were abundant bedding to fit 4-5 people in a one bedroom (bring along a sleeping bag).

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of Franciscan Lakeside Lodge! Our property is situated perfectly, close to many Tahoe attractions, resorts, and amenities. We have cabins that comfortably accommodate groups of any size, and all cabins come with fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes as well as all of the comforts of home. We look forward to hosting you again soon! More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Our cabin was attractive, comfortable and well-appointed, with separate bedroom and well-equipped kitchen. There was a little noise overnight from the nearby busy road. We particularly enjoyed sitting at the table on the decking close to the lake. Everything worked well at reception and the staff were helpful, although we found it difficult to get information about local walks in... More 

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing some of the highlights of your stay at The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge. All of our cabins do come with fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes, which makes it easy for guests to prepare their own meals if they choose. Additionally, our location right on Lake Tahoe is perfect for a getaway. Emerald Bay is stunning, and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We do several trips a year and found the Franciscan Lakeside Lodge is a great place for us. We noticed allot of improvements and talked to management and they said more improvements are on the way. Just a nice place to stay!

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Franciscan! Our cozy cabins right on the lake do keep guests coming back, and I am glad to hear that you have chosen The Franciscan as your Tahoe destination. We are constantly working to make improvements to make your stay more comfortable, and management is always happy to hear your feedback.... More 

Aptos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Our cottage was furnished with materials from the area, modern yet in keeping with the Tahoe feel. Very roomy inside with great porch right on the sand and the views of the lake are to die for. Parking is perfect, located in the happening area of Tahoe, short drive to Casinos and restaurants. Price is fair.

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Franciscan! Our location right on the lake and within minutes of many of Tahoe's great attractions is perfect for a getaway. Our cabins are furnished comfortably and exude an old Tahoe feel with modern amenities. We hope that you will be back soon to enjoy the view! More 

Illinois
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We stayed at the Lodge during the 2015 Lake Tahoe IronMan. We were on the lake side, but did not have a view. The lodge was simple and clean. We loved being on the lake side and went down to the lake every day of our visit. My only complaint is that the wifi connection was spotty at best. Other... More 

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Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Franciscan! Our location right on the lake with a private beach and pier is great, whether you are in a cabin right on the beach or not. We do pride ourselves on maintaining clean and comfortable accommodations with an old Tahoe feel. We are working on equipping our property with more... More 

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