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Truckee Donner Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Sebastopol, California
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Truckee Donner Lodge is well managed, and for the price a pretty good deal. The rooms are very nice, and quiet. My only quibble is the breakfast buffet. The eggs were not too appetizing! I recommend the Lodge without any reservations.

Thank Greg J
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Location: Not central Reception staff: Very friendly and helpful Room interior: Fine, quite large, Possible to connect to adjacent room Room indoor climate: Fine Room equipment: Desk, coffee machine, fridge (very small and erratic temperature control), micro oven, good storage space Toilet and bath: OK Noise: No street noise, way to much corridor noise due to large gap under door....

Thank C H
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We spent two weeks in January at Truckee Donner Lodge so we had time to evaluate the staff whom we found very friendly and accommodating. With a massive power outage they were there to help in every way they could. Our room was in excellent condition, i.e. looked newly painted and carpet very clean. The king bed mattress was firm...

Thank knapplepie
Reviewed 5 February 2017

If you are in the area to ski and can do without the resort scene, this is the,place for you. When I was there, it was mostly families, old folks like myself, and people more interested in skiing than partying. The staff was very helpful and flexible, but I did not antagonize them. Much more so than Liftoria, and I...

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I had a bad experience with this hotel, before I even arrived. I made a "Pay When You Get There" reservation through Booking.com that said I could cancel by the next day. Apparently, I misunderstood what this meant as, when at 8:45am the next morning (far less than 24 hours after my booking), I tried to cancel - and couldn't....

1Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I would rank this as good enough. Peak season the price is not warranted but they have - at least in the past allowed pets. The last time i stayed here was March 2015, so its been a while. Breakfast was ok. Rooms are a bit worn down.

2Thank Patrick V
Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The lodge and its rooms do not look too bad, and the price seemed relatively reasonable, but we were highly disappointed with our stay. Many other guests on our floor were very noisy late into the night. I could hear people talking in the middle of the night despite wearing earplugs. Neither of us slept well due to the uncomfortable...

3Thank goldenbearflyer
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Hotel was easy to access off I80. Our room was clean, comfortable and quiet. We were not there at the height of either summer or winter tourist seasons. There is ample parking. It's about a 5-10 min drive to Truckee center. Hotel breakfast was nothing special so we skipped it in favor of checking out a local diner. See review...

2Thank TravelHoundUtah
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Staff is friendly and welcoming and room was clean, although the room had a tired, well-used feel to it. Most disappointing was the breakfast the next morning, with below average coffee with a limited selection of choices that were also unappealing. Our room faced the road and I wish I had thought ahead to ask for the quiet, forested side....

2Thank FernePa
Monterey Peninsula
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were given a lovely room with a view of the forest. Although the forest was quiet, Hiway 80's night traffic was audible but we still slept with the window open to the beautiful pine- scented air. The room was clean and nicely-appointed. The breakfast buffet was simple and ample with several good choices. We liked especially being out of...

3Thank Kathy K

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the town of Truckee amidst mountains, lakes, alpines and meadows, the Truckee Donner Lodge is a warm relaxing space so you can rest and recharge. Our lodge combines modern luxuries and contemporary decor with the traditional amenities and architecture of a country lodge. Whether you are on the ultimate ski vacation, traveling for business or just need a weekend getaway, the Truckee Donner Lodge offers exceptional amenities.Our guest rooms and feature rooms are simple and serene. Each appointed with a large flat screen TV, refrigerator, coffee pot, wet bar and microwave. Complimentary hi-speed wireless access is available throughout the lodge.Share your day's activities with friends in our lobby with fireplace; or, relax your muscles and admire the stars from our Hot Tub. Cool off during the warm summer days in our outdoor pool—the views of the alpines are magnificent.Wake up each morning to a deluxe Hot Continental Breakfast. Our breakfast bar offers a wide variety of choices including hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit yogurt, scrambled eggs, cheese omelets, bacon, bagels, toast, and muffins.It’s all delicious, all complimentary and all waiting for you at the Newly Remodeled Truckee Donner Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Truckee Donner Lodge

Address: 10527 Cold Stream Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-0513
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range: $179 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Truckee Donner Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Truckee Donner Hotel Truckee
Holiday Inn Truckee
Truckee Holiday Inn Express
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“Anything on the west side looks over forested area.”
508gregj, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request a room away from elevator and vending machines.”
knapplepie, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I was at the end of the hall on the top floor, which was very quiet.”
F4543JZjohnb, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go directly to the hotel to book rather than an online site, it's less expensive.”
443kathyk, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room on the south side was very quiet. Don't know about those on the highway side.”
Northcoast_Flyer, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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