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The Trailhead

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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

This is by far the worst hotel I have ever stayed at! The pool is drained and the spa is too! The lady who checked us in I saw smoking a couple minutes later right in front! That makes your business look so bad number one and number two my brother (who was staying there) has asthma! Right when I...

Thank Crepelover13
Ashleigh R, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Hello Guest! Thank you for your feed back. We will correct the things that are within our control.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Thankfully I got a great deal from Groupon for this hotel because I would've hated to pay full price. The first issue is that they advertised the room as 2 queens, but my husband, adult daughter and I all agree that the beds were NOT queens, but rather doubles. I toss and turn a lot at night and need lots...

Thank Sonshine101
Ashleigh R, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Hello Guest, I am sorry to hear that your stay wasn't as pleasant as you had hoped. I know that the vertical stripes on the duvets are slimming, but the beds we have on property are queen size. Each bed and pillow are new and only a year old. Our building was built in 1947, hence why the bathrooms are...

San Jose, Ca
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Room was semi-clean, remodel that was listed in hotel description was far from an actual full remodel. Carpet was severally stained, bathroom was extremely small no room to even put anything in there had to leave in room and go back and forth. Bed was small and uncomfortable. We had requested an early check in and had an email to...

Thank Esmeralda15
Ashleigh R, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Hi Esmerelda, I am sorry to hear that your stay wasn't as pleasant as you had hoped. I have sat down with my cleaning staff and have gone over the reviews with them and hold them accountable and to ensure this does not happen again. Our building was built in 1947 (hence why the bathrooms are smaller than what we're...

Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Hotel is walking distance from stateline. Coffee and pastry available in office in morning. Pool and hot tub not filled, but CA is in drought conditions. Room had microwave and refrigerator. TV Most important is our dog managed to open the door when we left for dinner. They retrieved him and kept him in office. Dog was tethered to table...

1Thank Ted L
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed the weekend after being recommended to stay there by a local. He was point on! Great room. Outstanding service. Just down the road from the casino. Was clean and appears to be recently renovated. Rates are reasonable. Highly recommended!

1Thank Joe S
Ashleigh R, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, Joe! We do try our best to make each of our guests feel comfortable and enjoy their trip here in beautiful South Lake Tahoe. Please, do stay with us again. We look forward to seeing you!

Chino Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 9 June 2015

The people who run this place are super nice and it was fun getting to know them, especially Ashley. The room itself is very average with an adequate king bed (pretty comfortable on one side and not so much on the other), adequate pillows, a good AC unit, a decent flat screen TV and channel selection, and an odd room...

1Thank Rich B
Ashleigh R, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, Rich! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It is our goal to make sure you have a fun and relaxing stay at our Hotel. It's sounds like you stayed in one of our rooms with the Jacuzzi tub. We do apologize for the odd lay out, we do have...

Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

I am not prone to using superlatives, but our stay here really did top the bill of our touring holiday in California. We were exceptionally well received each and every time we came or went, mostly by the manageress, Ashleigh. Her personal touch, communicative style and extensive local knowledge as well as appreciation of what we wanted from our stay...

2Thank David D
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

The room was extremely clean, the beds were comfy, and the pine decor gave a real homey mountain feel. The manager Ashleigh was extremely helpful and knowledgable about the area. It has a great location for those looking to be downtown in a nice room but want to avoid all the smoke that comes with staying the the casinos. I...

1Thank Tahoeian22
Ashleigh R, Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

We are pleased that your stay with us was great! We strive to make our hotel one of a kind and a great place to stay. We hope to see you again in the future!

Lake Tahoe (California), California
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Manager Ashleigh was AWSOME!!! Her willingness to help me and my family out when we had nowhere else to live. She was very understanding and kind. I really appreciate ASHLEIGH she was GREAT throughout our entire stay. Will highly recommend THE TRAILHEAD

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Ashleigh R, General Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come again!

Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 29 March 2015

This is a charming lodge decorated in a rustic mountain motif. It is located on the California side at Stateline on the south shore of the lake. We loved the large comfortable room with an in room Jacuzzi spa tub built for two. The staff were extremely helpful and treated us like VIP's. The accommodations are very comfortable and centrally...

Thank linda h
Ashleigh R, Manager at The Trailhead, responded to this review

We are thrilled that your stay with us was just what you needed! We do our very best to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable here. We do hope to see you again in the future!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Trailhead in South Lake Tahoe is located in a picturesque area of California in Lake Tahoe, just a few minutes from the Casinos, Lake Tahoe Beaches, and Heavenly Ski Resort. Adventure awaits, exploring all this great area has to offer. The opportunities are endless, from hiking, biking and skiing, to fishing, swimming and sailing the clear blue waters, Lake Tahoe is truly America's playground. When you stay with The Trailhead in South Lake Tahoe, you can unwind in one of our newly renovated rooms, watch cable TV with HBO and enjoy free high-speed WiFi. The Trailhead promises to serve you with our friendly and knowledgeable staff, ensuring a memorable Lake Tahoe experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Trailhead

Address: 3892 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8906 (Formerly Vagabond Inn South Lake Tahoe)
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: €54 - €140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Trailhead 2*
Number of rooms: 36
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“the jacuzzi rooms are awesome & the sweet Is one of my favorite rooms they have here. they even have rooms with bunk beds for the kids :)”
jyoubeij, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor are quieter, there is good lighting in the walkways.”
firedog13814, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“It's good for the price! And pet friendly!”
516tarunp, 6 Aug 2015 | Read review
“For those looking for a romantic vacation, request a room with the in room hot tub.”
lindahO100PE, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Some rooms have jacuzzis with tiny bathrooms; some have huge bathrooms with regular bathtubs - your pick.”
Bouncy_8, 30 Dec 2014 | Read review
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