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“GREAT VALUE IN THE MIDDLE OF S> LAKE TAHOE” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Knights Inn South Lake Tahoe

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Knights Inn South Lake Tahoe
Ranked #56 of 68 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“GREAT VALUE IN THE MIDDLE OF S> LAKE TAHOE”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2013

cheapy-good value.Great location, clean with convenient parking. Continental breakfast was fully stocked and fresh. Front desk personnel were friendly, helpful and courteous. I have stayed here several times when in the SFO-RNO area . I like to take one day on each trip and drive up to and around Lake Tahoe. For $50/night, compared to others, it is like a free stay almost! Rivas on the lake is nearly across the street. It is a famous and great eatery.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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San Jose
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2013

We came up to Tahoe for an event, and wanted to be within about two blocks of this location. Super 8 had last-minute availability, offered a basic breakfast in the price, and it was easy to make the reservation. They handled our late arrival well.

The room was very basic, which is to be expected. One light didn't work, and some electrical outlets were also non-functional. The desk chairs provided were very uncomfortable. You couldn't read any text displayed on the TV (game scores, etc). We were upstairs, and almost every inch of the floor squeaked when you walked on it.

Basically, a typical experience at a low-price motel.

The reason for writing this review is the condition of the beds. It was like sleeping on a sack of potatoes. I never woke feeling rested, and would even dread going to sleep. If they would fix this problem, I would be a return guest with no hesitation.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Fremont, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

This place is a dump. I very rarely speak negatively of anything - but this place needs to shut down and go through a complete renovation. If you opt not to get room service at 8:00 am - your room never gets done (even though we were out by 9:00 am - was told depending on your room number apparently housekeeping made their rounds at 8:05 and will not come back until next day). So you cannot take a shower in case you miss the service or opt to sleep in for a little longer on your vacation - which in any case you cannot because walls are so thin, you wake up by 7:00 am - you want to or not. Pillows/towels were dirty - did not look like they were changed after the last guest left. Breakfast is tasteless and packaged stuff with only 2-3 options and even on weekends you have be done with breakfast by 9:00 am. None of us even bothered to look at it the second day. Bathroom is shabby and very small. No bath tub - Even cruise showers are bigger than this. You keep banging your elbows while showering and I am a petite person. Drawers open after struggling several minutes every time. Cupboard doors do not close properly, hangs loose. Outlets are also so old that anything you plug in keeps falling off and you have to lean something against them to keep them in. Lights are a bare minimum. Paid $140 per night for this place...... total rip off.... Very unsafe, porches are all connected seamlessly and anyone can climb over and get into your room, if you forget to lock your porch door, or want to get fresh air while you sleep in or air out the room. I travel moderately and have never been so disgusted with any place. Not even worth paying $35 per night.

Room Tip: Do not stay at this hotel until it is renovated
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

property is in ok condition. nice that they will take your pet. beding is really old and outdated. ok for what u paid for.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Knights Inn South Lake Tahoe

Property: Knights Inn South Lake Tahoe
Address: 3600 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8942 (Formerly Super 8 Lake Tahoe / South)
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #56 of 68 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Knights Inn South Lake Tahoe 1.5*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
Super 8 Lake Tahoe / South Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Super Eight Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Super 8
Lake Tahoe Super Eight

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