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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 12 March 2012

My girlfriend and I stayed for one night but we were treated like a king and queen. The cabin was beautiful, fully functional, secluded, and cozy. It was close to everything we needed in Tahoe and the management was very helpful. HIGHLY recommend this place!

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redding
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Great place for a family get together, clean cabins and of course a great view of the lake. You can take your boat or jet-ski there (once you've passed inspection) , lounge around and there's nearby restaurants close by if you don't want to cook.

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1Thank doggonRedding
San Diego
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Stayed in a lakefront.... Unbelievable. Quiet, has everything you could want for a day/week stay.

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2Thank SheriSanDiego
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 December 2011

We stayed here during a weekend on a last minute whim after taking our boy sledding in the area. We called first to see if there were any available rooms and the lady at the front desk was very accomodating. She offered us a great deal as compared to the other lodges nearby and allowed us to look at the...

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1Thank Soulfultrvlr
Sebastopol, California
Reviewed 1 October 2011

What a wonderful time we had here! The rooms were clean and the kitchens compact and stocked with everything we needed. The staff are great any time of day. Great tips on restaurants and activities from the front desk. The beachfront setup was wonderful, very kid friendly. Great pier with a spectacular view. We'll definitely be back!

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1Thank Fidel750
Lodi, California
Reviewed 23 September 2011

We stayed in an economy room (#17). The room was clean and smelled nice. The room offered a kitchenette, complete with microwave, coffee maker, stove, oven and refrigerator. Plus a basic supply of kitchen utensils, pots and pans. They also have gas bbqs for you to use (you must bring your own bbq untensils though). The room had an LCD...

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5Thank lodimandy
Reviewed 7 September 2011

Bad customer service the staff were rude .the room stunk so bad ,the windows were so dirty you couldn't see outside.even though I paid $155 a night to stay there we couldn't take the smell and we left . We told the staff but they didn't care just said sorry we have no other rooms. Don't waste your money this...

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Thank Newlif
Reviewed 6 September 2011

This place was a nightmare... We took off and left this place after one hour we couldn't take the smell anymore .the customer service was terrible too!we told them the bed sheets have stains and we saw pubic hair in the blanket.she just said She couldn't bring us fresh sheets because she was by herself.. They also told us this...

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1Thank Charweb
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 August 2011

The staff are the best, the rooms are cozy and comfy, the location on the lake and private beach are wonderful and lots of great stuff to do nearby. We come every year.

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Padova
Reviewed 29 August 2011

we rented cabin 28 and cabin 32 for a week in Tahoe at the end of August. quiet perfect little place with all you need for a nice relaxing stay with family and friends. the lakefront cabin n. 28 had a very pleasant porch, so perfect to admire the sunset. the deck of the pier was just remodeled, the kitchenette...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Franciscan located in Tahoe Vista is your home away from home. With fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes in every room, resort-wide wireless access, comfortable accommodations, and access to our private beach and pier, make The Franciscan your destination for your next getaway. The Franciscan is located in the quiet town of Tahoe Vista, just a short drive to many of Tahoe's great attractions, including Sand Harbor, Thunderbird Mansion, Kings Beach, and some of Tahoe's premier ski resorts. We are also located across the street from the Tahoe Regional Park, which boasts miles of hiking or snowshoeing trails, a disc golf course, playgrounds, playing fields, and a sledding hill in the winter. Stay entertained at The Franciscan at our long, sandy beach, at the volleyball courts, or in the heated swimming pool. Unwind and have a relaxing evening at our barbecue area, with views of the lake. Boat buoys are also available to rent at an affordable rate for our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franciscan Lakeside Lodge

Address: 6944 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe Vista
Price Range: $145 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Franciscan Lakeside Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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Franciscan Lakeside Hotel Tahoe Vista
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Tahoe Vista
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“14: good lake view between 2 cabins. 9: good view only when you stand. 20: narrow view+windows. 10-13, 21-29: lakefront/full views/costly”
 of 5 bubbles tripyrr, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Forest side good for families that would like grass/grounds for kids to be able to play.”
 of 5 bubbles aheap50, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Definitely choose a lakeside unit if you enjoy being near the water.”
  • charming, cozy room
  • detail of towels, towel rack with alpine motif
  • Bathroom and storage
  • Kitchenette and table
 of 5 bubbles StarLady99, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“pick a unit as far away as possible from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles lisagH5907KK, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay beach side”
 of 5 bubbles 492kennethd, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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