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The Trailhead

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  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible21%
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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Suites
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Microwave
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HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
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Location
Full view
81Good for walkers
Grade: 81 out of 100
115Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
37Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Never give this place a try. We came in town on a Saturday afternoon this July 2018 without reservations (all bad on my part) there were only 4 hotels that had a room. This one had one room left so we took it as we...More

2  Thank Tricia C
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Our room did not look anything like the photo. The front desk clerk was not welcoming at all. Close to rude. I expected rustic as advertised but this was disappointing. Decor was tacky and old, especially plastic strands of ivy in cobweb ceiling corners. Bathroom...More

2  Thank lisa154
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This was a pretty good pick. The most important point is they took both Cats for a ~$20 fee and have exterior entrances. I liked the location as it was just a couple blocks past the center of town so it was quiet. It was...More

Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Stay here the end of Oct. Wasn't sure about it as we were coming in at night and the light on the sign was out. That being said, we checked in about 8 pm at night and the guy at the desk was very kind...More

Thank NancyD1010
Reviewed 28 August 2017

First of all, they make sure you sign saying that if anything gets stolen you will be held liable. The only good thing about that place were the towels-although we didn't date step into that shower stall, which was gross. That's the reason why the...More

3  Thank silverton123
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"Stairs only"
646triciac
28 Jul 2018
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"Don't sleep at this hotel - WARNING!!!"
silverton123
28 Aug 2017
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"Great motel for motorcyclist...love being able to pull up to the room!"
THPCaptain
31 May 2017
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"the jacuzzi rooms are awesome & the sweet Is one of my favorite rooms they have here. they even have..."
jyoubeij
16 Oct 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$67 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
vagabond inn south lake tahoe hotel south lake tahoe
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Vagabond Inn South Lake Tahoe
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaLake Tahoe (California)South Lake Tahoe
NUMBER OF ROOMS
36
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