We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“King Jacuzzi Suite is wonderful”

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe
Ranked #21 of 66 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Reviewed July 31, 2012

This hotel was clean and had all the amenities we were looking for except for no beach access. If you are looking for walking distance to casinoes, shopping, and nightlife, this location is perfect. We enjoyed the fireplace, jacuzzi, and generously sized bedroom and bathroom.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank ninjagirlCH
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (459)
There are newer reviews for Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe
See the most recent reviews
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

263 - 269 of 459 reviews

Reviewed July 26, 2012

We came to Tahoe for a very last minute wedding on the lake and were pleasantly surprised by this location. We didn't get to the hotel until 10 pm and check-in was a breeze! Our room was very quiet (we were on the third floor) and it was very clean also! We walked down to Harrah's casino, whcih was a breeze. Very convenient-Great location! Zephyr's Cove is easy to get to also. The wedding we attended was on a boat that went out to Emerald Island. It was nice to wake up to a cont. breakfast with eggs, sausage, donuts, and yogurt. The staff is very friendly and I would definitely recommend you to stay here!

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank CaliCamaroGirl
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 25, 2012

We had never been to South Lake Tahoe and booked thought AAA. The hotel is close to nice shopping areas and across street from Heavenly Ski Resort ....also close to Stateline casinos, all within walking distance. Close to Lake itself and easy driving to various hiking/biking trails.
Hotel staff was wonderful! Everyone that we encountered was friendly and very helpful. Our room was quiet, clean and spacious.Complimentary breakfast was available in large room/lobby with lots of choices.
I would definitely stay here again!

Room Tip: Our room off and away from main street was very quiet....
  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Kemjm
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 24, 2012

Stayed one night during our tour of California. Our itinerary only permitted the one night, but would love to return to the area and would happily stay at the Holiday Inn Express.

We had 2 rooms booked, and arrived early, only one room was ready, so we piled the luggage into one room and after advice from the two people on reception, set off on a round the lake drive. It would take about 2 and a half hours if you didnt stop to take photographs, but we took around 5 hours. Some of the views, particularly Emerald Bay were truly spectacular. We also walked along some of the shoreline, and I would love to return.

The hotel itself was clean and the rooms we had were huge with an even bigger bathroom. Service from the front desk was excellent with good knowledge of the area. Breakfast room a little cramped in the morning but we soon had a seat.

Large pool and hot tub, which I had to myself at 7pm in the evening, so enjoyed a peaceful swim.

Ate at Applebees next door, good chain resatuarant food.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank PSIW
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 22, 2012

I was just passing through for one night and wished we could have stayed longer. Very nice hotel and clean.

Stayed: July 2012, traveled on business
Thank Lindsey D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 13, 2012

We stayed in the 2 queen size bed suite. It was very spacious and was well worth the money we paid for it. It had a kitchen and a small living room as well as a dining table.
The service was very good and they responded in a few minutes when we said that the water in the toilet doesn't flush.

The only bad thing I can say about the place, is that the breakfast lounge was too small to accommodate all the hotel guests. Many had to wait for a few minutes before they could sit down and eat. Others just ate standing up. There were no big tables that could fit more than 4-5 people, and there was only 1 high chair, so if you came second you just had to hold your baby in your lap. Also they say that the breakfast time is 7am-10:30am but when we arrived at 9:30am lots of food which was there at 8am was gone with no replacement.
other than that the food was OK.

Room Tip: Take the second floor. you can hear every step if you're on the ground level.
  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Tomer Z
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 28, 2012

This hotel is perfectly located on the main boulevard in S Lake Tahoe.The rooms,however,are set back from the highway to minimize traffic noise.The nicest thing about the property is that it is shaded by loads of huge redwood trees...The staff is friendly and helpful.Walk to Heavenly lift or the casinos.Convenience stores,gas and restaurants all right there.Rooms are larger than other HIEs we have stayed in.The breakfast is standard HIE fare.Nice location,decent rooms,friendly staff.There is a heated pool,two jacuzzis and a sauna as well.Amidst all of the many lodging choices in Lake Tahoe this one does NOT stand out as a 'five star' but it certainly served our purposes.If you desire perfection,stay at the Marriott at the Heavenly ski lift complex...and pay through the nose.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank steve34609
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these South Lake Tahoe hotels
0.2 mi away
Stardust Lodge
Stardust Lodge
#5 of 66 in South Lake Tahoe
1,120 reviews
0.2 mi away
Grand Residences by Marriott, Tahoe - 1 to 3 bedrooms & Pent.
Grand Residences by Marriott, Ta...
#8 of 66 in South Lake Tahoe
900 reviews
0.3 mi away
Americana Village
Americana Village
#6 of 66 in South Lake Tahoe
396 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 mi away
Marriott's Timber Lodge
Marriott's Timber Lodge
#10 of 66 in South Lake Tahoe
1,092 reviews
1.2 mi away
Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
#11 of 66 in South Lake Tahoe
1,080 reviews
1.5 mi away
Hotel Azure
Hotel Azure
#14 of 66 in South Lake Tahoe
904 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe

Address: 3961 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8907
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#19 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $148 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe 2.5*
Number of rooms: 89
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Holiday Inn Express, South Lake Tahoe is centrally located on Hwy 50, nestled in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. Getting here is fast and convenient too. We are the ideal place to enjoy fresh mountain air, beautiful scenery and natural landscaping. The Holiday Inn Express is just minutes from Lake Tahoe, Nevada Stateline Casinos, Skiing, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Movie Theaters, Boat Cruises, and so much more! Our facilities include an Seasonal Outdoor Pool and Spa. Our Indoor Spa and Sauna Room is currently being renovated, until June 2016. We are a completely Smoke-Free facility. Our hotel features include Complimentary Express Start Breakfast, Free Wi-Fi Internet Access and Local Phone Calls. You are close to Restaurants and Night Life yet amid graceful Pine Trees. Visit South Lake Tahoe, CA and Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Priceline, IHG, Booking.com, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon and getaroom.com so you can book your Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Holiday Inn Express Lake Tahoe
Holiday Inn Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Holiday Inn

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing