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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Decided to save a few bucks. Big mistake! We had a leaky toilet that kept overflowing. Then room smelled like urine. Told the staff twice over a 5 hour period to please clean. Microwave was old and buzzed all night like an alarm. Place was really noisy, thin walls. Breakfast was cold and plain with only a few options. Only... More 

3 Thank Robert B
Lubbock, Texas
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This hotel was very clean and well maintained. The staff was super helpful and breakfast was excellent. It had a great price as well - $100 a night. It was a perfect spot to explore Lake Tahoe on a budget. While it wasn't a luxury hotel, it was very nice and had a rustic charm. I would definitely go back!

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Cupertino, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Great place for ski weekends. Neat, clean and simple. Friendly staff. Lovely sitting area with deep comfy couches and a fireplace for relaxing after a great day of skiing. Prices fluctuate with demand. Minus one star because the free breakfast is pretty cheap and bad, but not a big deal. Also, be forewarned that loud and obnoxious teens/young adults may... More 

1 Thank mooshan
Lima, Peru
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Reception was very fast and friendly, I got there very tired after a long trip from Southamerica and the recepcionist noticed it right away and was very sympathetic. The same kind and good service was provided through all my stay. I even decided to stay there for two additinal days and, even though the hotel was full for the ironman... More 

Thank Alex R
Jackson, Wyoming
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The location of the hotel near Donner Memorial Park and the highway is the best feature of this property. There was nothing remarkable about the property and there were no critical failures. Ideal for those who wish to get to some of the surround attractions then this property offers a great launching point. Highway is close enough that the little... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This hotel is very near to highway. I stayed here for just one night when I was skiing in Squaw valley resort. I booked a single room with king size bed for three (with one 2 years old). Room was decent and clean. I would certainly stay there if I visit north Tahoe again.

Thank Manish A
Irvine, California
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Family of four stay at truckee donner lodge for one night before our ski trip. I can tell all the rooms are remodel and updated and is clean. But the outside appearance needs a lot more update and improvement. It is located next to freeway and next to gas station. There are no restaurants close by, you need to drive... More 

1 Thank peiwei
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Pictures looked better than actual hotel. I was a little disappointed for the price. I expected more of a mountain lodge feel but it is just an average run of the mill budget hotel. Front desk was not very friendly and there was a drunk guy in the hallway who didn't know where he was. The room itself was clean... More 

1 Thank BobUtah222
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Reasonably comfortable, but we moved rooms a couple times. First night was near the elevator which rings loudly every time it arrives on the floor; traded off with noise from Highway 80 at the back. Eventually a room at the front proved quieter for us. Staff were very accommodating to assist with the changes. The amenities are basic as was... More 

1 Thank Susan L
Guerneville, California
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

My son and I got a room midweek during spring break. The lady at the front gave me their "best deal", which I believe it was. I asked for a room with a fire place to dry 2, yes 2 pairs of my sons shoes. Since there were none available, she allowed to me to leave them in front of... More 

Thank Heidi F

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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: ₹ 9,116 - ₹ 19,947 (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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“Go directly to the hotel to book rather than an online site, it's less expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles 443kathyk, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room on the south side was very quiet. Don't know about those on the highway side.”
 of 5 bubbles Northcoast_Flyer, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wooden buildings are difficult and costly to maintain. Be glad they are there for your convenience.”
 of 5 bubbles normanv621, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room in the front of the hotel because the the ones in the back have a lot of freeway noise.”
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“Bring your own glass/bar ware along with coffee et al.”
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