Good motel: quiet, clean, comfortable and modern.
If I think really hard, the only small negative is that I wish they supplied tea bags (not Chinese) at breakfast and in the rooms (plus those little milk cartons). The previous occupant of the empty room next door had left the alarm buzzer set for 6am but fortunately I was already awake by then and I suppose it could happen anywhere.
One other hint is to be sure that you don't book Minden Louisiana by mistake, as I did. (I have a reservation, no you don't, let me show you the confirmation, oops!)
The Basque restaurant (The Country Club) 4 miles down the road on Highway 395 is very good and is particularly recommended if you haven't eaten for a week and like lamb kebabs.
I think many people would prefer staying in Minden instead of the Tahoe area which like a major city at the south end of the lake. If all you want to do is see the lake then it is less than half and hour away, though about two hours to drive all round it.
Finally take a glider ride at Soar Minden at the airport about 1 mile north.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Quality Inn® & Suites in Minden, NV is located in beautiful Carson Valley – historically the staging arena for adventurers as they prepared to cross the high mountain passes on their way to the gold fields of California. This hotel offers easy access to Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center and Western Nevada College and a host of outdoor activities including water skiing, snowmobiling, parasailing, hiking, fishing and boating. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Minden
- Minden Best Western
- Quality Inn & Suites Lake Tahoe (Nevada)/Minden, NV