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“You get what you pay for” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Elizabeth Lodge
Ranked #67 of 68 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Burbank, California
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72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“You get what you pay for”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2011

It's a very simple, small, and old school hotel.
It's $29 on weekdays and $39 on weekends. What do you want or expect? That's what you get. Odds are, if you're in Tahoe and you're looking for the cheapest place, you'll be happy here.

Its close to everything (casinos), including Harveys, which is nicer and only a few bucks more.

Guys, don't bring the ladies here.
Ladies, if you're looking for advise on whether or not to stay here, DONT.

It's cheap, and I like that the option is there. That's why I give it its rating. And it is locally owned, literally a mom and pop.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank DarkHeineken
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 bubbles
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South Lake Tahoe, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank bubba s
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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 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Crestline, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank skifishunt
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Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2010

this "hotel" was simply disgusting!!!
we feared for our health on entering our rooms!!
to protect traveling souls from this soul destroying revolting shack!!!
we have travelled far and wide throughout the usa but this dark grim establishment would have provided us with foreign bodies that we didnt arrive with!!!
this puts the hoe in tahoe!!! (otherwise a stunning area of beautiful scenery)
if you value your life and that of your children run like hell!!!(sleep in your suv/bike anywhere but here!!!!
have you ever seen the film psycho??you will know what to expect if you ever enter this bates motel!!!!
it should be shut down by the californian overlords to protect the other wonderful hoteliers from the elizabeth sludge hell-tel !!!!

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
3 Thank gentlejames
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Vacaville
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank genevaca
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
4 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Additional Information about Elizabeth Lodge

Property: Elizabeth Lodge
Address: 3918 Pioneer Trl, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8810
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Amenities:
Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #67 of 68 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Elizabeth Hotel South Lake Tahoe

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