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“Perfect based on expectations and price” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Tahoe North Shore Lodge
Silicon Valley, California
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“Perfect based on expectations and price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2012

This is an older but well located and reasonably well maintained property. For a hundred bucks a night, we got exactly what we were looking for -- a clean, comfortable place to spend the night. The room (#3) had two queen beds (would have preferred one king, but OK), plenty of towels, soap, shampoo, tissue, extra blankets and pillows if we needed them (didn't), lighting, electric blankets for winter guests, work table, and parking right in front of our door. Friendly staff. I didn't check to see if there was wireless service since I didn't need it.

The property is adjacent to Hwy 89, and you can hear every car that drives by during the night, so bring earphones/earplugs (or turn on the fan) if you're a light sleeper, and bring eyeshades if you want to sleep late and the morning light would awaken you (the shades do not darken the room much). You will also hear your neighbors if they are noisy (for example, I heard one neighbor leaving early in the morning).

This is NOT a five-star and maybe not even a three-star hotel, but my high ratings are based on what was delivered vs. expectations for a $100/nt motel in Lake Tahoe (other choices were $160+ and had a 2-night minimum for summer weekends).

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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Property: Tahoe North Shore Lodge
Address: 201 Carnelian Road, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Carnelian Bay
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty Lodging in Carnelian Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Tahoe North Shore Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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