$30 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Dec 18, 2014 Check-out: Dec 19, 2014

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

1 star
3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.2
out of 5
35 reviews
Good for the price

A clean motel in South Lake Tahoe -- I liked the room, but the mattress was pretty uncomfortable.... See full review

  • CCB2
  • Aug 5, 2014
Birthday adventure

Great location. Friendly staff. Clean room. Spotty wifi. Basic room but can't beat the price. I'd... See full review

  • CAR74
  • Jun 17, 2014
Set amidst the Sierra Nevada Mountains in a superb area for winter snowboarding and summer hiking, the Budget Inn Hotel South Lake Tahoe, California offers visitors a great experience. Only 1.5 miles from the Nevada stateline, the acclaimed casinos Harrahs, Horizon, and Caesars will tempt you with great entertainment and dining options. South Lake Tahoe itself offers endless activities, including the Heavenly Ski Resort with its scenic gondolas affording fantastic views of the lake and mountains, and all easily accessible from this this economy hotel. Guests of the pet friendly Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe will enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast, seasonal outdoor pool, guest laundry facilities, and plenty of free parking.All newly remodeled guest rooms feature free wireless high speed internet access, microwave, mini fridge, hair dryer, free local calls, coffee maker, alarm clock radio, iron and board, cable TV and air conditioning. All pets are welcome at a 20USD fee per pet, per night. Notice: The swimming pool and hot tub are currently closed for repairs.

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Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe Rooms

1 King Bed Nonsmoking
1 king bed nonsmoking, free wireless high speed internet access, microwave, mini fridge, hair dryer, free local calls, coffee maker, alarm clock radio, iron and board, cable TV and air conditioning.
2 Double Beds Nonsmoking
2 double beds nonsmoking, free wireless high speed internet access, microwave, mini fridge, hair dryer, free local calls, coffee maker, alarm clock radio, iron and board, cable TV and air conditioning.

Amenities

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Free continental breakfast
Services
Laundry service
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Free parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (35)

Ratings and reviews for Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

Overall score

3.2 / 5
5.01.0
35 out of 35
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3.5
Hotel staff:
3.8
Room comfort:
3.4
Location:
3.9
Value:
4.2

74% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Marii
Business
Yuba City, CA
Aug 16, 2014

Not what I expected

I didn't expect it to be that bad guess I was wrong. There was spider webs in differnt places I found a small spider in the restroom. The room smelled like it hasn't been cleaned or used in weeks.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
CCB2
Business
SF Bay Area
Aug 5, 2014

Good for the price

A clean motel in South Lake Tahoe -- I liked the room, but the mattress was pretty uncomfortable. Other than that, it was a clean room that was great for the weekend for 2 22-year-olds looking to get away. We spent most of our time at the beaches near there / at the casinos & it was a nice enough place to come back to & crash at night. Great places to eat within walking distance, and I CAN'T stress how friendly & helpful the staff is.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
CAR74
Business
Oregon
Jun 17, 2014

Birthday adventure

Great location. Friendly staff. Clean room. Spotty wifi. Basic room but can't beat the price. I'd stay there again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Santosha
Business
Pleasanton
May 6, 2014

Decent value room

Sufficed our stay in the hotel. Value for money. Served our purpose to stay and sleep.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Selia
Business
San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 17, 2014

Good for overnighters

It was good for just a night stay after snowboarding all day. Room was clean for an Inn and only a few problems with the bathroom faucet and shower handle, but other than that it was ok. You get what you pay for. Only there to spend a night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Very close to dining and attractions all are withi walking distance.

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Review of Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Mr. Smokey
Business
Tijuana BCN
Feb 12, 2014

A good low-end room

If you are used to 3rd world hotels, than this will seem nice. It is nice to have a low priced option in Soulh Lake Tahoe

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

Lakeshore Casino gives a free beer to anyone with a lift ticket (or season pass.)

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Review of Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Cruzin'Cheap
Business
Santa Cruz, CA
Feb 11, 2014

Clean, Cheap, Great for the Budget

I did not come into this stay with high expectations, as no one should who is spending such a small amount to stay here. I was surprised by the remodeled rooms which were quite nice and spacious. It served my wife and I well for a inexpensive weekend getaway!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
terri lynn
Business
st louis, mo
Oct 31, 2012

Budget motel with everything you may need.

Motel is old and bad looking but it is cheap, clean, and has refrigerator, microwave plenty of towels etc. Even internet works well. Staff was friendly and helpful. Very good for the money.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Hillhiker
Business
Monterey Bay
Oct 21, 2012

1 star that keeps on giving...

I need to be in Tahoe every couple months for 2 nights & have stayed in several cheap places. Will probably come back here from now on. Good location for me (good food in walking distance), quiet, clean, fast WiFi and you can not beat the $ for what you get. I have stayed here 2x so far. The Budget Inn works for me.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Brew Pub, Coffee, Breakfast, short walk to view of the Lake...

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Review of Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Pookie10691
Business
Napa, California
Oct 9, 2012

Amazing for a quick and cheap getaway

The room was a lot bigger than expected and even though I was cheap it was one of the best rooms I've ever had.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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