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Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant stay during a recent impromptu trip to the mountains from the bay area. Beds were comfortable, cleanliness was up to our high standards, check-in/check-out smooth, free parking. A kind request to management is to please consider including basic breakfast for convenience of their guests. Thank you Motel 6!!

Thank Mohammad I
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stayed here for a day while visiting Lake Tahoe on July 4 weekend. Very overpriced (since it was a holiday weekend). It has all the basic amenities, but it's just that.The bedroom looked really run down. there was a weird smell in the room. The room really small. Bathroom is also small. I wouldn't prefer to stay here ever.

Thank AzaWanderLust
6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to deliver a great guest experience, but it sounds as though we did not perform to our usual standards in this case. Please know the various issues you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. We encourage you to contact...

Reviewed 13 February 2017

The room was ok. Definitely no frills, but acceptable. Clean - except the shower curtain showed signs of mildew. The room was crowded with an unnecessary extra table and chair. The heater worked well. It's conveniently located. But if you're staying on a weekend or other time when they're charging peak rates (I paid $137 including taxes/fees), you'd probably be...

Thank hunkeshne
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Arrived tired after driving up in the morning and skiing in the afternoon, then fighting horrible traffic down from Sierra at Tahoe. Needed to just crash. I didn't rememberr exactly what rate I had booked at. The price I was quoted seemed higher than I remembered, but whatever. First we were checked into a room where someone had turned off...

Thank Timothy M
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A good budget option for staying in a premiere tourist destination. With Motel 6, we know we will get a clean room and friendly staff. Also, the room comes with a microwave and mini-refrigerator, which is very helpful when coming back with leftovers from restaurants. One caveat: no free wifi. Not only does one have to pay for wifi, each...

Thank gegedidi
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The room was a bit small, but it was clean and the beds were comfortable, which is all we really needed. We stayed here in order to ski at Sierra-at-Tahoe which is about a half hour drive away. Overall we had a pleasant stay.

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for after a concert. Didn't really use the room for much other than sleeping and leaving. It was clean and the beds looked fine. It was very small and had little moving space, but it was okay since we were pretty much in and out. The front desk service was really polite. It was pretty much exactly what...

Thank Dayna A
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Only needed to rest our heads for one night, Perfect. Great check-in, Staff very helpful regarding the surrounding area. Rooms basic, clean, with all we needed. My friend was taken ill over night, and Reception kindly extended our check-out time to accommodate this.

Thank Billiedoux
Grimsby, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2016

It was an ok stay for one night. The room was small and they squeezed two queen size beds in with just a small area to walk between them. No hair dryer in the bathroom. Bed was comfortable and the room was clean.

Thank Irene S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I made a reservation in March and asked for a quiet room. On day of arrival we were given a rather noisy room. When I questioned the person on the desk I was told they delegate rooms "on the day of". As there was a large group registered that day they got all the back rooms. So booking in advance...

Thank SylRickTraveler

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe

Address: 2375 Lake Tahoe Blvd, US 50/Lake Tahoe Boulevard at SR 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7101
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: €46 - €115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe 2*
Number of rooms: 143
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“Prefer anything except this. Looks really rundown”
 of 5 bubbles AzaWanderLust, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back, away from the Highway are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Billiedoux, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the back”
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 of 5 bubbles SylRickTraveler, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on back of hotel are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles juliek554, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room”
 of 5 bubbles 652nancyq, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
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