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“Immaculatly clean!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe

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Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe
Ranked #21 of 68 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Certificate of Excellence
Providence, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
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“Immaculatly clean!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

I stayed here for one night only as I was traveling through the area on a cross-country trip. The rooms were pretty standard and the mattress a bit too soft for my liking, but everything was sooooo clean! I thought the hotel was brand new and was shocked to find out it was 17 years old. 2 big thumbs up to their maintenance and cleaning personnel! The receptionist was very nice as well. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank keith c
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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
keith c

I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express in South Lake Tahoe. We are very proud of our lovely staff and do our best to keep our facilities up to date. Hopefully next time Lake Tahoe will be a destination and that you'll come and see us again!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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calif
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

We planned our stay there based on its convenient location, 1 block away from the center of downtown where my wife was scheduled to attend a business funtion. We were happily impressed with our spotless room with a crisply made bed and a large well lite and clean bathroom. The bed was firm and comfortable, all the lights worked, the internet connection was spot on and their were no lingering odors. You laugh but we travel for business and the small things matter. Everything on the property was well maintained, the pool was closed but we had a nice complimentary breakfast the next morning that was kept well supplied by a very nice staff lady. You cannot beat the location, one block from the chair lift in the center of town, which is a great attraction especially in the summer when you can ride up to the lookout and see the entire lake tahoe region. It is walking distance to all the casinos, and shopping. Most of all it has great management team who are cordial and provide great service. We use these hotels for business on a regular basis but felt the need to compliment standout service along with an exceptionally clean and well maintained hotel. Michael and Gabrielle, Auburn, CA

Room Tip: We didn't use room service, but their is a service that provides meals from a number of location...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank micki5
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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
micki 5

Thank you very much for you lovely comments! I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express in South Lake Tahoe. You are absolutely right, the little things do matter. We try our best to provide the best guest expierence, and i am happy that we could provide you with nothing less. Thank you for choosing us, and i hope you will come back and see us again soon. (And enjoy some summer time tahoe weather!)
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Hamburg, Germany
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68 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

This hotel was everything you would expect from a Holiday Inn Express. We only stayed there one night and the room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast the next morning was very busy though and there was not a lot of space.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Brian N
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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review, May 14, 2013
Brian N

I'm sorry we did not exceed your expecations during your stay with us at the HIEX in South Lake Tahoe. Our cozy enviornment does make for a lively breakfast area. We do try and make all of our guests feel appreciated. I welcome a personal conversation with any questions or concerns.
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Tracy Ca
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Had a wonderful room and service. Breakfast was great. Normally we are only offered pastries but here there was a large and tasty selection that even my picky eaters ate. Located perfectly near stores and restaurants. Beautiful views. Service Was wonderful. We will definitely be staying again.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Rosanna C
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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Rossanna C

Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We do our best to provide the best guest experience and i am happy that we could provide you nothing less. Now that summer is approaching we hope that you will come back and see us again soon and enjoy some nice Tahoe weather!
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2013

We found this hotel late one evening when our travel plans had to be changed. The receptionist was friendly and welcoming. The room was spotlessly clean, well decorated with quite a luxurious bathroom with bathing accessories. We only stayed one night, it was quiet and very comfortable. Lots of restaurants close by, including one right next door serving extensive breakfast options. The usual USA self serve breakfast on disposable crockery. However there was a good choice of food including toast.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Lynda A
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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review, May 7, 2013
LyndaA

Thank you very much for your lovely comment. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express in South Lake Tahoe. We do our best to keep our property up to date, and i am happy that you were able to enjoy that. Thank you for choosing us, and hopefully next time we will be your vacation destination!
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Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

We had a one night stay here as part of our road trip and were very impressed by the size of the room. Check in was friendly and the room was clean and bed very comfortable. The location is excellent and would stay here again and definitely recommend. Only gripe was that on the amenities page of Trip Advisor it said they had a fitness centre which they don't which was disappointing....not sure whose responsibility that is to change.

Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank CD323
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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review, March 28, 2013
CD323

I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express in South Lake Tahoe. We are proud of our central location and staff. I appologize for the confusion regarding the fitness center. We do not have an on-site fitness center, but do offer discount passes to the local fitness center. Thank you for choosing us and i hope you'll come visit again soon.
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Hotel is next door to restaurant with family prices. Across the street are plenty of late night options.
Far enough from center of town to avoid noise. Indoor sauna & hot tub open until 10pm is clean for winter fun after a mountain workout. Stayed for 2 nights in regular room w/refrig & microwave.
5 nights stayed in jacuzzi suite rm with fireplace that can see from bedroom or bathroom. Nice!
Can walk to town or Harrah's if prefer to leave your car & take a stroll. You can also walk to Tahoe Queen in opposite direction. Typical HI breakfast. The staff at this hotel is very friendly and helpful. I would stay here again in the future & recommend it to friends. Free off street parking

Room Tip: No Room Service available, but I happen to get sick and they came in middle of night to drop off bed...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank HiHo143
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Hotel S, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review, March 20, 2013
HiHo143

I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express in South Lake Tahoe. We are very lucky to be in such a central location. I'm also happy to hear that you were able to enjoy our amenites such as the spa and sauna which is wonderful after a day of skiing. As the winter wines down i hope you'll come and join us again for some summer activities.
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Property: 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:
#14 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#19 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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 
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