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Mammoth Lakes, California
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Let me start out by saying I have spent about 25 nights at this hotel in the last few months (for work). The rooms are nice sized with a good sized desk with chair, and another comfortable chair. Also in the room was a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker (although there is always coffee in the lobby.) The bed was...

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manchester, england
Reviewed 28 September 2013

we stayed here on route to tahoe, with our 12 month old baby. clean hotel, great staff and nice rooms. plus only 10 minute drive to restaurants. nice safe car park. we enjoyed our stay here. room had two beds, which were clean and comfortable. bathroom had a bath which is great when you have a baby, must easier than...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The title could be good or bad depending on the way you look at it? Stayed here on business and took the wife. A very minimal facility although it does have a small pool and jacuzzi. Staff seemed overworked, and there was no one at the front desk when we arrived.After about a fifteen minute wait the front desk girl...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 13 September 2013

The rooms were clean and the beds were comfortable. Location, nothing around it except two gas stations and a taco bell. They are located at the base of a great hiking trail so that was great. They really talk about their hot continental breakfast but we found it inedible. Customer service was not bad, if you could find someone at...

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Burlingame, California
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Have stayed at this location many times, and always happy with the staff, price, location and breakfast. Surprisingly quiet for being so close to 80. My kids loved the pool, but it looked pretty dirty.

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San Ramon, California
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Good things...location, location, location. Complimentary breakfast and coffee in the lobby is always a plus. Quieter than expected and the beds were comfortable. Mini-fridge in the room is always nice too. Okay things...a little worn and dated. Meets basic expectations. A couple of frayed towels and never could figure out how to turn on the nightstand lamps, but overall, decent...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 August 2013

We were a little skeptical pulling into the parking lot of this hotel. The outside appearance leaves much to be desired...But we were pleasantly surprised. We were only in Truckee overnight and couldn't justify paying 300 to stay at the Hampton or 500 at the ritz- which is usually more our style. Had an early flight out of Reno and...

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Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Very nice place, super clean, quiet despite being right next to I-80, and backs up to Donner State Park. Free breakfast was above average. Only complaint was bedside lamps are pretty poor for reading in bed if you're so inclined. You might also request a couple of extra pillows for reading or TV watching.

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truckeedonnerlodge, General Manager at Truckee Donner Lodge, responded to this review

Dear CapnHal, Thank you for your kind review of our hotel. Next time you visit, please be sure to request a couple of pillows and we will have them right up to you. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Truckee.

Napa, California
Reviewed 6 August 2013

This is a well run hotel. We just returned from 5 days at the Truckee Donner Lodge - we visit the area often and this is the only place, after trying others, we'll stay. 1) You can't beat the location. Easy on-and-off I-80 and 89 down to Squaw and Tahoe City, etc., and just a short hop into downtown Truckee...

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truckeedonnerlodge, General Manager at Truckee Donner Lodge, responded to this review

Dear LadybugWest, Thank you so much for your thorough and kind review of our lodge! We are so appreciative of your candidness about everything that the Truckee Donner Lodge offers. We think we have a comfortable and intimate setting nestled in the beautiful Sierra Mountains. We are closeby to everything including the best skiing, hiking trails, lakes and rivers. Thank...

Sacramento
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Have stayed here before and that experience was a good reason to come back when I needed accommodations in the Truckee area again. Check in and out was handled efficiently, even with a before dawn check out. The rooms I had on either trip were nicely furnished and clean. Due to my schedule this time, I wasn't able to sample...

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truckeedonnerlodge, General Manager at Truckee Donner Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bank-of-Dad, Enjoy you screen name as many of us can relate. Thank you for taking the time to write about the Truckee Donner Lodge on TripAdvisor. We greatly appreciate the feedback and hearing about your great experience staying with us. One of the factors that makes us different is our dedicated staff team they do everything they can to...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $175 - $276 (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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“Anything on the west side looks over forested area.”
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“Request a room away from elevator and vending machines.”
knapplepie, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I was at the end of the hall on the top floor, which was very quiet.”
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“Go directly to the hotel to book rather than an online site, it's less expensive.”
443kathyk, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room on the south side was very quiet. Don't know about those on the highway side.”
Northcoast_Flyer, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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