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“Great location, great accomodations, great staff”
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Stardust Lodge
Ranked #5 of 66 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Mesa
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“Great location, great accomodations, great staff”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

We recently visited South Lake Tahoe and after looking at our AAA information, we decided to see if there were any room available at the Stardust Lodge. The staff, especially Jose and Jesse, were outstanding; they gave us a great deal on a nice comfortable studio.

Although a little on the small size, everything we needed was there, the room was spotless, and they had a very comfortable "Murphy-type" bed.

We were only a few blocks from the casinos, restaurants, and even a Starbucks.

We highly recommend staying at the Stardust Lodge.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cumberland, Maryland
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

We have traveled a great deal and have stayed in many RCI affiliated resorts. Stardust Lodge was BY FAR one of the nicest. We stayed for one week in the end of June/beginning of July in a newly renovated studio suite. The resort and grounds were well manicured and exceptionally clean. The staff could not have been any nicer or more helpful. We can't wait to go back to Stardust!!!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Ludington, Michigan, United States
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

My husband and I went for our honeymoon. His parents have a time share and we used a week of it here. It was a beautiful, inexpensive, great location place. The staff was friendly, and the rooms were newly renovated. I liked the front pool. Clean and nice.

The only reason I'm not giving it five stars is because the room was veryyy small. It was a "mini-suite," I think? And, it felt quite cramped with the two of us. (We are tall, but not wide...and after the week, it felt a little claustrophobic.)

We would stay again, but perhaps get at least a one-room joint.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Oakhurst, California
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

The one good thing about this property is the location. It's within walking distance to shops and casinos. The rest of everything left us very disappointed. The room was tiny - we had a murphy bed and when it was down there was no room to even walk around. If you left the bed up, the 2 chairs were standard business chairs and very uncomfortable. There was a couch but it was about 6 inches off the ground and sagged terribly. The worst part was no A/C. The temp in the room was about 80 the entire time. We did have a fan but that just moved the hot air around. Very hard to sleep when it's that hot. The bathroom sink area was tiny and only put out hot water. Breakfast consisted of sprinkle doughnuts, hard boiled eggs and Tang. We will not be staying in this property again!!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Cameron Park
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Got to say we are never disappointed with Stardust, been coming back for 25+ years.***this visit was spur of the moment and DOLORES R. Was over the top with her customer service!!! She is a keeper!! Hope to see her on our next visit to Stardust. Kenny was also great help and is back for the summer.... We had a updated studio with a murphy bed, we could fold it up and out of the way for lots of floor space for day use. Great size fridg and freezer, 2 burner glass cook top, coffee pot (bring your own coffee for in the room) microwave and toaster. The room also has everything you could need as far as plates, glasses, pots n pans as well as a great wooden salad bowl and tongs! I love to use the roof top BBQ's and picnic tables for a out side dinner. Bathrooms clean with double sinks, the shower even has double shower heads!
Lots of FREE things to do.... games, DVD's, books, bikes, fun pool toys for the young and old, even ping pong poolside! Free fresh popcorn and coffee all day. Breakfast is great with HB eggs, oranges, bananas, juice and donuts. The staff is always helpful and very friendly, always a number of staff working and keeping the property clean. And I did say LOCATION location location due to the fact you are a 5 minute walk to the casinos and 2 minute walk to the Heavenly gondola. Lots of great places to eat, shop and even a short 15 minute to the amazing private beach of Lake Tahoe. Stardust gives you a family feel every one is made to feel like family you can meet and make friends forever. Give Stardust a try, they are committed to making your stay a great experience!

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Another great stay at the stardust. Everything you could want or need either in walking distance or the excellent staff will help arrange or advise on the best transportation. Just a quick walk to the marina to catch a water taxi to fun. The staff is starting to feel like family and we have all the comforts of home. Love to see the familiar faces and the new ones too, thanks Delores for always a bringing a smile!

  • Stayed July 2013
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Monterey
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

What a great place! The moment I showed up on the property I was made to feel like I was a welcome part of the family. Kenny as well as the rest of the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Within 10 minutes of arriving, I (way early I should note), I had a room and a complete run down of all the great amenities and activities the lodge had to offer. Talk about a convenient location, all the hot spots are within a 5 minute walking distance. In short, I visit South Lake every couple of months and typically stay at different hotels depending on price and availability. The Stardust Lodge was a hit on both accounts. This will likely be my preferred place to stay going forward.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
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Property: Stardust Lodge
Address: 4061 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6905
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#2 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#5 Best Value Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Stardust Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 84
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