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“Agreed, basic accommodations, cheap,immaculately clean!!!” 4 of 5 stars
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Howard Johnson South Lake Tahoe
Ranked #58 of 72 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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“Agreed, basic accommodations, cheap,immaculately clean!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Staff very accommodating, glad to make your stay welcoming. Location is the name of the game here, CVS and Pizza Hut close enough to share parking lots. Couldn't be nicer and more central in south tahoe. We spent 3 days there.

Showers were a bit low but the greatest pressure I've ever had in a motel, bar none. Needs an update but when your in Tahoe who spends time in their room?

If you were born with a silver spoon in your mouth try the Ritz Carlton, if you want GREAT value in a great venue try HoJo in South Lake Tahoe they are the best.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Check in was at 2:00 pm and we got here at 3:30. The house keepers were literally just getting started on our room as we were unloading our bags from the car. The room looks nothing like the pictures. The shower faucet is so low my 5'4 girl friend has to bend over to rinse off. If your near 6ft this shower is not made for you. It's almost laughable how impractical the shower is.

  • Stayed June 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

No frills stay at HoJo's, but all considering, the hotel is immaculately kept. Mostly outdated,but with decent carpet, bedding and hallway carpet - everything was very clean and well-kept! It's inexpensive, and in a great location. Owner and wife polite and helpful. Skip the continental breakfast though, and go next door to Heidi's.

Room Tip: Sleep upstairs to avoid car and foot traffic. Rooms on main office annex have full morning sun throu...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Howard Johnson South Lake Tahoe
Address: 3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8950
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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 Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson South Lake Tahoe 2*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Inn s. Lake Tahoe Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Howard Johnson Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Howard Johnson

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