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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Truckee Donner Lodge has a very nice website, so perhaps my expectations were a bit high. The lodge itself has a beautiful exterior, and the interiors are clean though a little bit worn in spots (trim peeling off the closet shelf, bathroom faucet was loose, carpet unraveling). A light, decent breakfast is provided. The lodge is located a short distance... More 

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Belmont, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good price (for the area) was a factor in our choice to stay at TDL, but we'd choose it again based on the quality of the room and the convenient location, just off Highway 80 and immediately adjacent to Donnor Lake State Park. Our room was spacious and nicely appointed with a king bed, desk and reading chair. TV... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reasonable price for a touristy, seasonal small town. Overhead here is high. Low priced rooms with that in mind. Clean, looks nice. Gas station across the street. Beautiful Safeway grocery store about a mile east. Travelers are between Reno and Sacramento, don't have many convenient choices. Lake Tahoe is about an hour south, offers Casino gambling on the Nevada, east... More 

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner at Tahoe Donner Lodge was great. We sat outside weather perfect and so was the service. Started with macaroni with bacon which we all shared. Main course was fettuccine with meat sauce for three of us, one person had scallops, and another fish. All great highly recommend.

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Lakewood, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The outside of this hotel is beautiful, as is the lobby. The rooms on the other hand were clean but could use a little tender loving care. It looks like they have updated some of the things. Our bathtub had grayish black in the caulking. When I mentioned it to Adam at the front desk as possible black mold he... More 

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

VERY disapointed by this gloomy, unfriendly hotel that does NOT offer any breakfast on the morning. There is filter coffee in the rooms but the closest restaurant / breakfast places is 8 miles away. The room was jut ok clean, the curtains filled with holes and the whole place needs a serious renovation. Hard to believe considering that it gets... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Decided to save a few bucks. Big mistake! We had a leaky toilet that kept overflowing. Then room smelled like urine. Told the staff twice over a 5 hour period to please clean. Microwave was old and buzzed all night like an alarm. Place was really noisy, thin walls. Breakfast was cold and plain with only a few options. Only... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This hotel was very clean and well maintained. The staff was super helpful and breakfast was excellent. It had a great price as well - $100 a night. It was a perfect spot to explore Lake Tahoe on a budget. While it wasn't a luxury hotel, it was very nice and had a rustic charm. I would definitely go back!

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Cupertino, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Great place for ski weekends. Neat, clean and simple. Friendly staff. Lovely sitting area with deep comfy couches and a fireplace for relaxing after a great day of skiing. Prices fluctuate with demand. Minus one star because the free breakfast is pretty cheap and bad, but not a big deal. Also, be forewarned that loud and obnoxious teens/young adults may... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Reception was very fast and friendly, I got there very tired after a long trip from Southamerica and the recepcionist noticed it right away and was very sympathetic. The same kind and good service was provided through all my stay. I even decided to stay there for two additinal days and, even though the hotel was full for the ironman... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the town of Truckee amidst mountains, lakes, alpines and meadows, the Truckee Donner Lodge is a warm relaxing space so you can rest and recharge. Our lodge combines modern luxuries and contemporary decor with the traditional amenities and architecture of a country lodge. Whether you are on the ultimate ski vacation, traveling for business or just need a weekend getaway, the Truckee Donner Lodge offers exceptional amenities.Our guest rooms and feature rooms are simple and serene. Each appointed with a large flat screen TV, refrigerator, coffee pot, wet bar and microwave. Complimentary hi-speed wireless access is available throughout the lodge.Share your day's activities with friends in our lobby with fireplace; or, relax your muscles and admire the stars from our Hot Tub. Cool off during the warm summer days in our outdoor pool—the views of the alpines are magnificent.Wake up each morning to a deluxe Hot Continental Breakfast. Our breakfast bar offers a wide variety of choices including hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit yogurt, scrambled eggs, cheese omelets, bacon, bagels, toast, and muffins.It’s all delicious, all complimentary and all waiting for you at the Newly Remodeled Truckee Donner Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Truckee Donner Lodge

Address: 10527 Cold Stream Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0513
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range: $142 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Truckee Donner Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Truckee Donner Hotel Truckee
Holiday Inn Truckee
Truckee Holiday Inn Express
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