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Blue Jay Lodge

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Piedmont, California, United States
Reviewed 19 February 2016

WE did not expect much from our one night stay at this motel. We chose it as it cost under $50 and we were only sleeping there and leaving early the next morning. The bed was small ( double) but comfortable and the bathroom was clean and teh flat screen TV was large. As expected, it was a short walk...

1Thank Vivian B
Antelope, California
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Our stay was a spontaneous one. The day was absolutely beautiful so we looked around for a cheep but clean hotel, located close to the Casinos. The Blue Jay lodge is walking distance to the Village and the Casinos. The rooms are nothing to get excited about. The room was somewhere to sleep, not a room you want to hang...

Thank Teresa R
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a holiday weekend, so this place wasn't even cheap. The rooms are pretty dated, with old furniture for a "rustic" feel. The bathroom in our room was basically a "wet room". The shower only had a curtain to divide it from the rest of the bathroom and the bathroom would get flooded whenever we took showers. Good...

Thank Leia k
Reviewed 2 January 2016

When they cheap, they mean CHEAP! I booked a room with 3 queen beds, breakfast included. What a joke! The room was a dirty, broken down, dump. Breakfast was actually continental breakfast. The staff is stretched thin, so the office is closed during the day because they're "cleaning" rooms. Awful experience.

Thank Nancy K
San Ramon, California
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Had most of the things I like in a hotel/motel; fridge, microwave, comfy bed, full length mirror. The location can't be beat for the money. Walking distance to everything; casinos, heavenly, shops, restaurants. Breakfast was not impressive though...

Thank doozi
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 December 2015

I would avoid this motel in the future. The owners are trying to cut down on the costs of running this motel and it really shows. The common areas, other than the reception, are a mess. The breakfast is non-existent. The room we were in had poor heating and insulation, dirty and dingy carpets, old used up furniture, a decent...

Thank smarty74
Lennox Head, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

We booked here because it was a cheap place to stay. The room was nice, WiFi was very fast and reliable, location was great. Only bummer was breakfast. It wasn't very healthy nor was there much of it. Cereal, donuts, coffee and fruit. Some toast would make a cheap and beneficial difference to the breakfast.

Thank ClaireKing92
Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Room was big and we liked the bubblebath in the room. Carpets were dirty. The room was cold - with heater it was ok but the bathroom was still freezing. The sheets had holes in them. Breakfast was limited and cointained only sweets.

Thank Kaire S
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Location is important with the hotel. It provides private beach access and is central to all the main restaurants. The staff were helpful, microwave in room didn't work and they changed it straight away. The rooms are big but dated. It was clean so no complaints there. It had a small pool which isn't suitable for children as the deep...

Thank Rachel K
Ra'anana, Israel
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Reserved the lodge without reading about it. It is an old establishment. The rate was cheap! The clerk was friendly and recommended a good restaurant., all the rest was poor. The room was in clean. Walking around bare footed for a few minutes, the feet became BLACK as if we came out of a coal mine! The bathroom was old,...

Thank shmuel b

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Blue Jay Lodge

Address: 4133 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6952
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $60 - $454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Jay Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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“Lower level, handicap room at front of motel, very spacious.”
Rini_6W, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Look at all reviews very closely.”
lsimmons1741, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose 2nd floor to avoid hearing footsteps and can climb stairs. Near stairs you will hear footfalls.”
VivianB602, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Any other hotel would be better.”
  • Room looking nothing like advertised
  • Not a heater. There is no heat in the bedroom.
  • Unfinished remodel
  • Exposed outlet in ceiling inside shower
  • Trashed carpet
  • Dirty sink IN bedroom
  • Dirty floors
  • Missing light and unfinished remodel.
422nancyk, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Do not let them put you in the back portion of the motel. Those rooms are especially old and decrepit.”
smarty74, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
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