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“trashy/nasty” 1 of 5 stars
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3918 Pioneer Trail, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150   |  
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Ranked #72 of 72 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“trashy/nasty”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

this place is soooooooooo nasty and ran down,was sleeping on the springs of the mattress/ pillows & the sourroundings and managment are straight out crooks.after paying a months rent i was relaxing outside , had to complain to the managment about a girl coming to me wanting to sell drugs, to my having complained they told me we'll give your money back and you can leave,and made me go.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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Gilroy, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

We just checked out tbis morning. This is an old but homey inn. Small but close walk to everything. The owner is really nice. We will come again.

  • Stayed July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Crestline, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2010

This used to be a decent budget place to stay with a good location. Now it is extremely run down and not worth any price. Here is a list of the current features:
* Dripping Sink
* Dripping Shower that came apart and shot water every where when turned on.
* Broken heater that would not stay lit.
* No Phone
* No Clock
* Drapes falling off the rod
* Very dirty - smelled bad with dust and dirt everywhere - sinus problems.
* Mattress worn with a canyon on one side of it. Look under the mattress it has plywood in an effort to smooth out the cavernous depression.
* Sheets were old and pillows were flat.
* God-awful decor with mis-matched wallpaper peeling off the walls
* No shampoo
* Old crusty towels
* Baseboards in bathroom rotting off of the walls
* Vanity cabinets need refinishing

  • Stayed December 2010
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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this "hotel" was simply disgusting!!!
we feared for our health on entering our rooms!!
to protect traveling souls from this soul destroying revolting shack!!!
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  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with friends
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2007

Tahoe Experience
We just completed our vacation in South Lake Tahoe area.
Fortunately we found Elizabeth Lodge through one of our
friend who regularly visite Tahoe and always stay in this Motel.
Daily rate was unbeatable for the well furnished and clean
room with most courteous wellcome. Worth to get enough out
of money spent. Always recommend to stay there well in budget
and enjoy more in other activities.

  • Liked — Neat and Clean well furnished room
  • Disliked — No airconditioner
  • Stayed June 2007, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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2 Thank genevaca
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2005

I was staying at the Elizabeth Lodge for a wedding I was DJing in mid August. When we arrived after a 9 hour drive the room was filthy! The shower leaked and there was mold in the shower. The bathroom didn't have a doorknob and my wife got stuck in there when she closed the door. We asked for a room with a fridge so we could store food and snacks and when we arrived the lady at the counter said the fridge room was booked but she could give me ice in a bag. They didn't even have ice buckets! She lied to another guest that was in our party saying that I requested a smoking room and that she wouldn't give our money back. The bed only had 3 legs. This place is a dump and I would never stay there. I was ready to sleep in my SUV when the hotel next door luckily had an opening. Definitely would never recommend this place to anybody. Gross.

  • Stayed August 2005, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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Mansfield, Nottingham, England
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2004

Visited there in 1997 when I got married, and we have always made an effort to visit south Lake Tahoe practicaly every year. Each time we always stay at Elizabeth Lodge. For someone on a budget, the rates are cheap enough. You get what you pay for!

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Property: Elizabeth Lodge
Address: 3918 Pioneer Trail, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #72 of 72 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Elizabeth Hotel South Lake Tahoe

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