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bay area, ca
Reviewed 23 June 2013 via mobile

I decided to book here because of price, location, and the fact that there's a pool. It's within walking distance to the casinos and guests get access to a nice private beach (also walking distance). Check-in went smoothly. The front desk staff was pleasant. There was sangria and coffee available in the lobby. I asked if the pool was heated...

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infoavalon, Owner at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Liberrygal, Thank you for your kind words about our property. Our property has many pine trees and in the mountains, the pine pollen is prevalent for a few weeks each summer. This year, the pine pollen was overwhelming to the area, and while we strive to mitigate it for the week or two it is here, this year we...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 14 June 2013

I made a reservation with a very polite "Ralph" several weeks ago for July 4-7, using a special I found online for $99 per night. The reservation system was down, but he took all my info, including my credit card info, in writing. Last weekend, I realized I didn't have a confirmation, so I called. Ralph was very polite and...

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infoavalon, Owner at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Linda, We apologize for the confusion on our promotion and your reservation. It was stated in the promotion that this deal was not available over the holiday weekend. Because our computer system was down, Ralph did take down your information and offered to make the reservation if possible, but did let you know he would call back with an...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This looked like another motel in a long row of others on the street. But it isn't! Everything about it was impressive. The check in staff was professional, and the room was lovely. The bed was so comfortable and the pillows were top quality. Our dogs were welcome and they were given a "cehck in" basket. The pool was superclean...

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infoavalon, Owner at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Debideclai, We are thrilled you picked our Little Boutique Lodge for your recent visit. We are all animal lovers and strive to make sure that not only our guests experience an amazing time, but that our furry friends also have a fabulous visit. Please visit us again and receive a 5% discount when you book directly with our front...

Las Vegas
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Our first impression was that the Avalon lodge was just another "motel". We were wrong, however and found our accommodations to be above standard, with amenities similar to a four start hotel. Nice bathrobes, top of the line shampoos and soap, etc. Very nice staff. A good location, quite. And, bonus, pet friendly!

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infoavalon, Owner at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear RebFan, Thank you for taking the time to write up a great review. We take great pride in providing the best in cozy comfort with elegant touches for our guests, and we know how important our four-legged guests are too! We look forward to seeing you again, and as a repeat guest, please take advantage of our 5% discount...

Pioneer, Ca
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I was first stunned that we reserved our room 2 weeks in advance and told they would charge our accout that day....okay. When we arrived the room was just not as lovely as the photos, although,okay.....but certainly not for the price! The ';breakfast' was so sorry that we fed it to our 2 small dogs and laughed that we should...

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avalon4075, Owner at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Judy, We are disheartened that you did not enjoy your stay and more so that this was not conveyed to us while you were our guest but rather four months later via an online posting disallowing for us to resolve any issues for you or better understand your comments. We have searched our computer system so that we could...

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We (a couple) recently stayed for two nights and enjoyed the lodge as a very nice place. We had a room with two queen beds, a fireplace, a fridge and a microwave (which we did not use). This place is very conveniently located just two blocks from the Heavenly gondola and we had a great skiing vacation just walking over,...

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infoavalon, General Manager at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Hiking-har, Thank you for the great review. Our central location is one of the many reasons our guests choose to stay at The Avalon Lodge. We’re pleased that you found it convenient to all that South Lake Tahoe has to offer. It’s always good to hear that our staff is responding positively to our guests and that no question...

California
Reviewed 14 March 2013

We stayed here in an anniversary trip. The location is perfect- tucked away from the main street around the lake, so its quiet, but close enough to walk. Our room was clean, comfortable, and well designed. I loved the extra chubby storage in the bathroom! We did have issues with the water changing temps, but it seemed to be a...

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infoavalon, General Manager at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear CAtouristgirl, Thank you so much for choosing to spend your anniversary with us at The Avalon Lodge. We know how special these occasions are for our guests. We strive to create that very atmosphere of “casual elegance” our guests expect when they visit us. We hope you will decide to stay with us again sometime in the future, and...

Reviewed 13 February 2013

I booked a stay in September on 2/2 then learned in another review that there was no air conditioning. I called 2/3 to cancel the reservation and was told there would be a $35 cancellation fee. I disputed this because I didn't recall seeing a cancellation fee when booking. It turns out that it's in small print and shorthand (Reg...

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infoavalon, Owner at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Cycler1, I am regretful to hear of your disappointment and desire for air-conditioning. We find little need for it, living in the mountains, and we do have ceiling fans in every room; but some travelers prefer AC. We strive to ensure our potential guests book a place they like. Yes, we do have a cancellation policy and clearly outline...

Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 9 February 2013

We stayed here on our honeymoon in late September 2011. The website was a little misleading on the quality we expected. It was very quaint and the beds were nice. But the sound traveled through the walls. While the newly remodeled bathroom was a great design the stone tile showers mixed with the lukwarm water made for a quick cold...

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infoavalon, Owner at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lady Samms, We are so sorry your expectations of us did not match your experience. We pride ourselves in being service minded in a warm, inviting, and boutique atmosphere. I should note that your review comes more than a year after your stay, and since then we have completely renovated the property, including the carpet in all the rooms....

Cupertino, California
Reviewed 6 February 2013

The room was very nice, clean, and quiet at night. The bed was extremely comfortable. The shower is fabulous. A great hotel in a location convenient to Heavenly and casinos. Friendly, responsive staff. I highly recommend this place and will stay there on my next trip to South Lake Tahoe.

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infoavalon, Guest Relations Manager at Avalon Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you were delighted with your visit to the Avalon Lodge. We pride ourselves on offering the most comfortable beds in South Lake Tahoe and are happy that you found them as comfy as we do. In addition, all of our showers were recently renovated to give you that unique feeling of being wrapped in luxurious...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to a mountain retreat that’s just steps away from South Lake Tahoe’s beaches, Heavenly gondola, and world-famous dining, shopping, recreation, and entertainment. The Avalon Lodge will pamper you with the best beds in Tahoe, luxurious linens, flat screen TVs, in-room fireplaces, gourmet coffee, and spa-quality essentials. You’ll also enjoy fresh continental breakfasts, Free WiFi, Lakeside Beach access and Jacuzzi. We provide activity equipment for your stay - bikes, kayaks and snowshoes. Pets are welcome, too! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avalon Lodge

Address: 4075 Manzanita Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6919
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $109 - $378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avalon Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Avalon Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Avalon Hotel Lake Tahoe
Avalon Motel Lake Tahoe
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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