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San Jose, California
1 review
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I didn’t like this hotel. I was expecting more. There was garbage under the bed. The carpet was stained; the bathroom door was so hard that we had to force the door to close. It was too plain, only 1 frame, it was awkward. The staff was not in any type of uniform, the housekeeper had no name tag, and... More 

Thank Mari V
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Very clean room and all facilities in room microwave,fridge,coffe maker big tv with lot of channel. In beakfast fruits,oats,pie,juice and coffee. It is value of money.neighbourhood is also good nearby you can get Gandola,market strip,casino.

2 Thank subodh S
Santa Cruz, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Older motel, nothing fancy, but CLEAN and pleasant staff and managers. 40" flatscreen TV's with lots of channels---LOVED THAT- and good WIFI. The location is perfect---beach, shopping, restaurants, cafes and ski lifts---all within a few minutes walking distance. The basic microwave, coffee maker fridge in every room. King bed with 4 big pillows. Minimal breakfast , but hey, .....it's all... More 

1 Thank omkar2014
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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Room was very spacious and comfortable. Nice and clean too. The pool was very small and empty when we were there, but the lake is only a few blocks away and they give you free beach passes. The wifi didn't work very well. Breakfast was better than most motels at this price; fruit, cereal, doughnuts, tea and coffee.

1 Thank AKR234
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We found this place on our recent trip to the states through trip advisor. It was $40 a night New Zealand. The room was spacious and warm and the lodge is located right in town so we could walk to the shops, bars etc. The décor is a little dated but for that price who cares. We also got a... More 

1 Thank SandrafromNZ
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Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

This is a great deal!! Stayed here at the recommendation from a friend, and I'm glad i listened to him. For the price I paid ...great deal! The place was clean... bathroom, floors. It's not anything high end, so don't expect that. The carpet is old n used up, but it's clean. Room was very clean. Front desk was very... More 

1 Thank Willie B
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Rude Clientele, Staff is also Rude, they even cut down the trees that used to shade the parking lot and add an atmosphere of cuteness. I asked about cutting down the trees, and they said to fill up the pool! A pool in freezing South Lake Tahoe? 2 Months outta the year max.

1 Thank Greg1390

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Needed something quick and not too expensive. This had good reviews and so we decided to give it a try. Great deal for the price. The bed was comfortable, the room was clean and the price was below all others. The one dislike is the window on the door. It's up high so not a privacy issue but the light... More 

Thank Pawdawty
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4 reviews
Reviewed 25 May 2015

We spent one night here recently. It was a good value, even though the bathroom was a little quirky. However, it was clean, the bed was comfortable, it was quiet and the staff were friendly. About the only complaint I would have had, and this may not be a problem for others -- our room was close to the office... More 

Thank Walt S
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Reviewed 22 May 2015

Service is good, breakfast is ok (enough for the morning) and the rooms are clean! The good part is the location (you can walk to nevada, to the restaurants around and, most important, to the slopes). The best part is the price!!! I booked online for 7 days and paid something like 45 bucks per night during ski season (end... More 

1 Thank Guilherme P

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

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: $55 - $462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue Jay Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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Blue Jay Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Blue Jay Motel
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“Lower level, handicap room at front of motel, very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles Rini_10, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Look at all reviews very closely.”
 of 5 bubbles lsimmons1741, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose 2nd floor to avoid hearing footsteps and can climb stairs. Near stairs you will hear footfalls.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles smarty74, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
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