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Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast

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San Francisco, California
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The actual rooms are fine, but nothing special. They are comfortable and decorated in mountain/lake/skiing decorations. Comforters look a little too used, but they are definitely clean and I slept well. The owners are what make the difference here. They are so nice, so helpful, and know when you want company and when you don't. They are wonderful! The welcome... More 

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review as we take these seriously. Within the last 4 months we replaced all our comforters with new down alternative ones, so are unsure about them looking used, but are pleased that you found them clean and slept well. With our hot from the oven country breakfast that is served each day, we have to select... More 

Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rustic appointments in the guest rooms, each with a different woodsy theme. Fire places, TV service and bottled water in each room make this cozy B & B comfortable for all seasons. Wonderful breakfast served at 8am for guests to start their day out right.

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your TripAdvisor Review. These are really appreciated and serve as a guide for us. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the themed guest room decor. As we tell most guests, our daily hot cooked breakfast is designed to be hearty enough to carry guests through most of their daily activities. As hosts, we... More 

Sacramento, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the B&B for three nights and had a wonderful experience. Our hosts, Mindy and Paul were gracious and Mindy prepared the best breakfasts! The room was clean and comfy and the location, tho not on the lake was quiet and peaceful. The nightly happy hour was a great time to get to know the other guests. I... More 

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed sharing our home! We are happy when our guests enjoy our breakfasts that are "Worth waking up for". The afternoon snack and beverage time is always a pleasure for us when we see guests interacting and sharing their days activities. Warm Regards, Paul & Mindy More 

Santa Rosa, Ca.
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place so very much. Paul and Mindy make you feel so welcome, see to every little detail, and fix a fabulous breakfast! The close access to Donner Lake is wonderful, and we enjoyed biking around the lake right from our very own backyard. We highly recommend this place to anyone who is lucky enough to visit the... More 

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us once again. It is always special when we have guests return and bring additional family members for us to meet. We enjoyed sharing some of our guest favorite breakfasts with you! You are right - it is as if Donner Lake is in our backyard, and is a wonderful place to... More 

Boulder
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Donner Lake Inn. The room was comfortable, parking was easy, welcome was warm, and breakfast was delicious. This is a B&B that gets it right. We always appreciate it when the hosts are available and can share their knowledge of the area with us. Mindy and Paul exceeded all expectations.

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the fact that we exceeded your expectations. It is guests like yourselves that give us the energy and excitement to make every guest stay a special positive experience which will be remembered and shared (as you have done). Thank you again for the great review. Best, Paul &... More 

Dublin, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Donner Lake Inn is easy to get to, yet once you're there you'll feel as though you've truly gotten away from it all. Sequestered in a wooded area and situated next to a babbling brook, not merely the grounds but also the sounds are serene and peaceful. It feels as though you've wandered into a storybook. And speaking of books,... More 

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

WOW! You have said so many positive things- Not sure what to say other than - Thank you so very much. It is reviews like yours that help energize us and strive to make sure everyone has an amazing experience similar to yours. We will keep the coffee on for you and your next stay with us. Thank you once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This is the second time I stayed at the Donner Lake Inn B&B with Paul and Mindy, and just from that you'll know it's worth a visit. The first time I stayed with my boyfriend in the "Bear's Lair", a room bedecked in friendly ursal stoneware, ceramics, and signs, including a cute bear rocking on a hammock on the table... More 

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We were so pleased to have you back with us once again and your 5 star review. Thank you for your kind words and notice of the varied detail in each of the guest rooms and our attention to make each guest feel welcome and special. We look forward to your next stay with us and will try to let... More 

Sacramento, California
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We stayed for two nights in February and absolutely loved our stay. We stayed in the Creekside room which had a cute fishing theme and a view of the creek running behind the B&B. When we arrived, Mindy greeted us with fresh banana bread and a glass of wine. Both mornings she served homemade breakfast at 8:00 am (the breakfast... More 

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed meeting you and sharing some of our guest favorite breakfasts & the under the starts hot tub with you! Donner Lake, indeed, is a wonderful place to relax and escape the hectic pace of the big city. Because we are in the forest, cell reception can be limited... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We just stayed for three nights at the Inn. It was fabulous. Paul and Mindy were very gracious and obviously enjoy what they do. They were even kind enough to get up early Monday morning so we had coffee and a sack-snack to head for the airport with. Thank you both. We hope to be back in the area soon.... More 

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Paul O, Owner at Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your great TripAdvisor Review. It is really appreciated. We are happy that you had a great stay and were able to spend some quality family time. We are glad that we were able to send you off to the airport with the goody bag. As hosts, we try to assure every guest has a 5 star stay.... More 

Citrus Heights, California
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The Donner Lake Inn is an excellent B & B with good access to Donner Lake and Truckee CA. Paul and Mindy are exceptional hosts with lots of personality and lots of info about the area including restaurants, drives, hikes and other local activity. The B & B and the rooms are well maintained. They have quality beds, linens, towels,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This mountain lodge across the street from Donner Lake sits on two acres of forest along Gregory Creek, just 2 miles off Interstate 80. Each guest room in a separate wing has a private entrance, gas fireplace, flat screen TV, and private bath. Families will appreciate comfortable public rooms with fireplace, books, games, and large-screen TV, free WiFi, and the year-round hot-tub. Public beach and boat launch are a block away, and major downhill and cross country ski areas are within a half-dozen miles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 10070 Gregory Pl, Truckee, CA 96161-3643
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range: $200 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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