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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The hotel was recommended by our daughter who had been to a business meeting there. We arrived early evening without a reservation to find a sign that the inn was closed for a wedding event. I went in to ask for a recommendation for another place to stay to learn that only the café was closed and that rooms were... More 

Thank Richard J
Oakdale, California
Level Contributor
79 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The setting is spectacular. Very relaxing to sit there and have hors d'oeuvres and drinks, which were very good. Dinner to was very tasty, our waiter was attentive but not bothersome. Looking forward to our return.

Thank Buff2013
Level Contributor
48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We entered the inn by chance and were impressed by the beautiful view over the lake. On top of that the circumspect service of the staff made this a perfect stay. We just had drinks enjoying the late afternoon atmosphere on the lake. The waiter offered me some beer tasting before I ordered. The only nasty thing were the swarms... More 

Thank Ulrich K
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We just spent a wonderful week at the West Shore Inn. Our son was skeptical at first, seeing the small size if the Inn, but he was immediately impressed to discover rooms that were far from the generic hotel suites he's come to know. Over the years we have stayed at many big name, highly rated hotels with very pleasant... More 

Thank Amazongl
Reno, Nevada
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60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. There is extensive deck and jetty seating which looked very appealing but we were warned by the hostess that wasps were very active some took an inside window seat which was still spectacular. Excellent choices on the lunch menu with a reasonable range of pricing. Good draught beer selection and decent wine by the glass selection. Tables... More 

Thank badger1_98
El Dorado Hills, CA
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384 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We come to the West Shore Inn once a year for a getaway. We have always stayed in the Marlette Peak Suite, but this time we were given the Mt. Watson Suite. Both suites have beautiful views, 2 balconies and 2 fireplaces. Marlette has a larger sitting area and smaller bedroom, and Watson have a smaller sitting area and larger... More 

1 Thank Michaela
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Everything about this place is great: The deck seating for lunch, the indoor dinner seating with a lake view and the food is absolutely terrific! It was recommended by a friend who is a local and I have to say being a foodie I was 100% pleased with all of our selections, drinks and very caring but "not in your... More 

Thank 259Maria
Belvedere, California
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We have a second home here; so it is really wonderful to be able to enjoy this fabulous place for every beautiful season at the Lake. Great food, excellent service and the most sublime atmosphere! If you are not a local, stay in one of the spacious rooms. Rent a boat in the summer or walk across the street in... More 

Thank James D
Santa Rosa, California
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58 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

We , our nuclear family, occupied 3 of the 5 suites There were 10 of us, 6 adults and 4 children. We stayed for 3 nights in late June. The suites are large and well appointed. The Inn is directly on the lake so the views are awesome. It's probably among the most expensive properties on that side of the... More 

1 Thank michael g
Jimmy K, Manager at West Shore Cafe and Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate this feedback and always strive to offer the best possible dining experience and know that listing to our guests is important part of improving our service. Since your visit we have taken the feedback and made changes to the menu and have talked to the team about service, addressing the issues you outlined.... More 

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

We have been going to this Restaurant for years and everything was always great, food and service. Today we went there and we could not believe how bad the service and food was. After the hostess assigned us a table we waited approximately 15 minutes and nobody came over to ask us what we wanted. My wife finally asked the... More 

Thank Ed K

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A picturesque lake-front restaurant and inn located adjacent to Homewood Mountain Resort, the West Shore Cafe and Inn offers a festive, lake-view setting with elegant-yet-approachable cuisine at affordable prices. Whether you are enjoying a meal in the classic Tahoe dining room, having a cocktail at the bar, or basking in the sunshine on the legendary West Shore Cafe deck and pier, the beauty of Lake Tahoe will make a lasting impression on you from every corner of the space. It is impeccably appointed with classic mountain architecture and a warm, luxurious interior with Persian rugs over slate floors, knotty alder moldings throughout, oversized leather couches and chairs, rustic bronze chandeliers and fixtures, and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Lake Tahoe and its surrounding mountain peaks. It offers a spectacular, year-round gathering place for the Lake Tahoe community and its guests, while contributing to the revitalization of the West Shore. ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Shore Cafe and Inn

Address: 5160 West Lake Blvd., Homewood, CA 96141
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Homewood
Price Range: ₹ 11,046 - ₹ 29,729 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — West Shore Cafe and Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
West Shore Cafe Hotel Homewood
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“The rooms with lake views are the best.”
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