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Franciscan Lakeside Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free parking
Beachfront
Pool
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Kitchenette
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews private beach and pier large studio lake tahoe across the street small fridges cute decor clean mountain air two single beds gas stove off season north shore dining table great room full kitchen check in was a breeze day bed two nights
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for three nights in August. We had booked four but left early as we had had enough. This place would be lovely if you book one of the lakefront units that are on the beach. If not it is really no more...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Sue_P6595
Response from Franciscan Lake... L, Manager at Franciscan Lakeside LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, Sue. Our room locations do differ--we have forest-side, lakeside, and lakefront cabins, all with varying views and locations. Our website clearly states the different room types offered along with a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’re visiting Lake Tahoe to join in a 50th birthday celebration for my brother-in-law . They rented a house close by so this was the perfect spot we were glad to get a cabin on the lake side number 20 . It was a great...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Stefdiego
Response from Franciscan Lake... L, Owner at Franciscan Lakeside LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, it is always a pleasure to hear from our guests with special occasions at our property. Our cabins are cozy, with all of the amenities of home and unparalleled access to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I needed a cheap place by lake for a night. Didn’t want anything fancy. This certainly fit the bill. The web site makes it sound like it is right on the lake. I though I was booking a forest view room, on the lake side...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank 57r
Response from Franciscan Lake... L, Owner at Franciscan Lakeside LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Franciscan. Our cabins are cozy, with all of the amenities of home and unparalleled access to Lake Tahoe. Lakeside and lakefront cabins are located on the same side of the road as...More

Reviewed June 28, 2019

Misleading website. Dated old interiors- reminds me of a roadside motel you could find in a place like Elko Nevada. Forest view units are across a busy road quite remote from the beach and also face parking lots on both sides, noisy and ugly, no...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Tasya19
Response from Franciscan Lake... L, General Manager at Franciscan Lakeside LodgeResponded July 1, 2019

We are sorry about your recent experience at The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge. We acknowledge we had some very loud guests one day last week and we called for help and sent staff to quiet them down. Unfortunately, this ruined the visit for some other quests...More

Reviewed June 24, 2019

We happened on this place as we made a last minute decision to go to Tahoe a day early and stay the night at the north shore before heading to south shore. The room was mid-sized with a full kitchen (fully stocked with dishes, etc)....More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Response from Franciscan Lake... L, Manager at Franciscan Lakeside LodgeResponded July 1, 2019

Thank you for your wonderful review of The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge, Kathy! We are so glad that you chose The Franciscan. We pride ourselves on offering friendly and helpful customer service here at The Franciscan, and I am glad that our staff was welcoming and...More

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The Franciscan located in Tahoe Vista is your home away from home. With fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes in every room, resort-wide wireless access, comfortable accommodations, and access to our More private beach and pier, it is the perfect destination for your next getaway. The Franciscan is located in the quiet town of Tahoe Vista, just a short drive to many of Tahoe's great attractions, including Sand Harbor, Thunderbird Mansion, Kings Beach, and some of Tahoe's premier ski resorts. We are also located across the street from the Tahoe Regional Park, which boasts miles of hiking or snowshoeing trails, a disc golf course, playgrounds, playing fields, and a sledding hill in the winter. Stay entertained at The Franciscan at our long, sandy beach, at the volleyball courts, or in the heated swimming pool. Unwind and have a relaxing evening at our barbecue area, with views of the lake. Boat buoys are also available to rent at an affordable rate for our guests. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Beachfront
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-smoking rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
58
Price range
$138 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Franciscan Lakeside Hotel Tahoe Vista
Location
United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe Vista
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
58
Price range
$138 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Franciscan Lakeside Hotel Tahoe Vista
Location
United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe Vista

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Questions & Answers
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reelman2015
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Franciscan Lake... L | Property representative |
No, we are not pet friendly.
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tomblak
March 29, 2015|
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Response from ldg29 |
is the pool heated/open during winter?
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Room Tips

"Call the office directly for best rates/rooms!"
annoram2015
May 25, 2019
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"Strongly suggest a Lakeside/Lakefront cabin"
K4756SNangelam
Mar 4, 2019
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"All the cottages are within very short walking distance of the beach, but for better views, be sure to book..."
ebagot
Jan 20, 2019
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"Beware of smokers sitting on the porch and smoking. Hotel should have a designated smoking area but does not."
tonig820
Aug 21, 2018
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