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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a night and we had an excellent stay! The entire staff is wonderful! The wifi signal worked perfectly to our room even though our room was far from the office (room 529). I was able to connect with my laptop and it was a solid connection for 10 hours. I was able to complete some necessary...

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BaymontI_Flagstaff, Manager at Howard Johnson South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review of our hotel, we are happy you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to let us know. We hope to see you again very soon. Regards Ushma Arya, general Manager

Orting, WA, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I thought this hotel's location would be the best thing going for it (very close to the lake), and even that assumption was wrong. There is no direct lake access from the hotel (private property), so you have to walk down the road a ways before finding a public park. The hotel room itself was very dirty (hairs everywhere in...

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Carmichael, California
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San Ramon, California
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Vallejo, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought the hotel would be ok since we have one in Vallejo, CA and it is nice. When we arrived, that is not what i expected. The outside is not clean, the staff that welcome us is not accomodated, not even excited and smiling. When we went to our room, it is not clean, the carpet is dirty and...

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Twain Harte, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I went to check in, staff not friendly. Room seemed dirty, shower was horrible, no water pressure, found long hairs in shower. I spent 3 nights there, was supposed to receive points but Wyndham did not follow through. Very disappointed. Will not stay again.

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
Reviewed 20 March 2017

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Houston
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Terrible overall. Front desk was pathetic. Rooms are in a state of disrepair even the doors won't close properly

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 12 March 2017

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Howard Johnson South Lake Tahoe

Address: 3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8950
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $67 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson South Lake Tahoe 2*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Express Inn s. Lake Tahoe Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Howard Johnson Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Howard Johnson
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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“522 was excellent its located inside an indoors hallway. Very quiet section.”
DarshanM686, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't book”
RichinStockton, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Back of property may be quieter.”
alanl800, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel!”
  • Lame attempt at repair
  • Mold in the shower. Definitely not cleaned between guests
  • Water Damage on walls
  • Holes in walls
davecS5284NT, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“make sure you wont be charged if you cancel”
malgorzatag2013, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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