Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, United States, 96150  show map
 2 stars
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Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

Paid city shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Situated near Heavenly Ski Resort, Gondola and South Tahoe Ice Arena, the business Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe offers a casino, an outdoor swimming pool and a golf course. Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe has been welcoming guests to its individual rooms since 1978.

The hotel boasts superb location near slopes. The venue is set just 30 minutes' walk from South Lake Tahoe center.

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe offers a fantastic view to its guests.

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe is within a 65-minute drive to Reno/Tahoe airport.

Rooms

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe is a property in South Lake Tahoe that comes with 25 rooms and provides satellite television, a dressing room, a speaker phone, a safe and heating. Many guestrooms offer views of Lake Tahoe and Andes Mountains. The rooms come with en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries along with a microwave, a fridge and a washing machine.

Eat & Drink

Guests can eat at Heidi's Pancake House and Tep's Villa Roma, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

There are bicycle rental services on site.

Relax

On-site activities feature snow skiing, horse riding and mini golf.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   28.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Private beach

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid ski shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Leisure facilities

  • Beach access
  • Casino
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Washing machine

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe South Lake Tahoe location
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Hotel Address:

3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, United States, 96150

Get directions
City Center
  • South Lake Tahoe
    1.4 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Heidi's Pancake House (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Tep's Villa Roma (cuisine: Italian)
    500 ft
Ski areas
  • The Gondola at Heavenly
    1.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    28

Rooms and availability

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe photos Room
Pet Friendly Room
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Guest toilet
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This double room has air conditioning, washing machine and microwave.

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe photos Exterior Hotel information
King Room Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Extra long beds
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Microwave, mini fridge, Free Wi-Fi, cable TV with HBO channels, coffee machine, ironing facilities and an en suite bathroom are included in this air-conditioned room.

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe photos Room
Two Double Beds Non-Smoking
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Guest toilet
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Free Wi-Fi, cable TV with HBO channels, coffee machine, ironing facilities and an en suite bathroom are included in this air-conditioned room.

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Popular areas

  • South Tahoe Ice Arena3300 ft
  • City Center1.4 mi

Places of interest

Sport related

  • The Gondola at Heavenly1.4 mi

Marina

  • Tahoe Queen1700 ft

Local attractions

  • Van Sickle Bi-State Park1.2 mi
    Montreal Road, South Lake Tahoe
  • Tahoe Mountain Wedding Chapel1.7 mi
    2634 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe
  • Tallac Historic Site3.2 mi
    State Hwy 89, South Lake Tahoe
  • Thomas F. Regan Memorial Park1.2 mi
    811 Lakeview Ave, South Lake Tahoe
  • Pope Beach2.4 mi
    Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe

Restaurants nearby

  • Heidi's Pancake House100 ft

    Address: 3485 Lake Tahoe Blvd
    Phone: 530-544-8113

    58% likes this, based on 235 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • A Cup Of Cherries800 ft

    Address: 3434 Lake Tahoe Blvd
    Phone: 15304545111

    73% likes this, based on 25 reviews

  • Boathouse On The Pier900 ft

    Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd
    Phone: 530.600.1846

    69% likes this, based on 65 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 31 - USD 31

  • Tep's Villa Roma500 ft

    Address: 3450 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
    Phone: (530) 541-8227

    60% likes this, based on 148 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Sugar Pine Bakery900 ft

    Address: 3564 Lake Tahoe Blvd
    Phone: (530) 542-7000

    81% likes this, based on 31 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    28
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Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

Average guest rating

5.6out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 40 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
3.5
Service
4.8
Value
2.0
Location
6.0

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    2.8

    Never again will we stay at this hotel. The staff was rude and the rooms were really nasty.

  • Family with children
    4.6

    close to Heavenly ski resort

    The breakfast was danishes and coffee, and was not out until 8:00AM!

  • Older travelers
    4.2

    The best part of my stay was the time away from the room.

    The motel appears to be clean on the outside. Upon entering our room, all the furniture had cigarette burns and the linen's had hair on it. We chose to stay out of the room as long as possible and only sleep there.

  • Couple
    2.8

    There is nothing to like.

    This hotel is a waste of money...I Feel very sad that I choose this hotel...rooms are so small, not clean at all, bathroom is worst, I guess they think people don't need bathroom at all and thats the reason they have it that way.. There is no staff. Bed, bedsheets and comforters smells tooo bad....Please remove this hotel from your list or you may lose customers....

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    A nice and clean room with a good bed for a reasonable price. Though situated next to a busy street, you hardly heard anything, so we slept well.

  • Family with children
    4.6

    the pool was empty the parking was very tight squeeze the manger was at the hotel next door had to wait for him when we pulled in luckily we were there for the lake and a wedding

  • Single
    10.0

    PRICE!! The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I go to a week-long Spanish class every year and spend very little time in my room so I just wanted a clean, safe place to sleep and to prepare a daily picnic lunch. This was perfect. Plenty of storage space to unpack. Fridge, microwave, spacious room with king bed, plenty of outlets for charging computer and phone. Air conditioning worked well. Cleaning service was prompt. Free parking next to room. Short drive to beach, near grocery store, pharmacies, restaurants. Coin washer/dryer on premises (which I did not use).

    The furniture was worn (though the mattress was comfortable) but what do you expect for the price?

  • Single
    4.2

    Good location. Cheap price.

    I did not like that the photos did not match the current state of this inn. The furniture and bathroom was very run down. I'm not sure how this had a 7.8 good rating either.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Price, location

    A pool was advertised - it was not open

  • Couple
    9.2

    For 4 nights of stay,we felt comfortable and secured...i love the room arrangement and even our valuable things are left behind,there's no worries because you can trust the staff at Budget Inn...We'll be back at Lake Tahoe and take Budget Inn again :)

    There must be rug inside the bathroom...

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Quiet and the lady who worked at the reception is really nice.

    I wish the pool was open.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    The staff were very conscientious and friendly. The location was great. The cost was excellent. The room was clean.

    The facilities were worn and in need of a facelift. The furnishings and room were also very worn and tired.

  • Single
    10.0

    Clean, quiet, comfortable but definitely 1950's in regard to style. Very buget but that is what I was after.

    Wanted to stay another night but rate increased 220%. Walked across the street to Howard Johnson's ( which I would classify as a 3 on your Budget to Luxury Scale) and got a room at a 66% increase. Will go hojo's next time. Greed is a terrible thing.

  • Couple
    10.0

    there where some funny smells. maybe some frebreeze can help, but it was the only thing that wasn´t a 100% ok.

  • Older travelers
    6.0

    We liked the location of the Inn as it is conveniently located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, and walking distance to many places we like to go! We walked to restaurants, casinos, and walking and biking areas!

    We usually stay in our timeshare and we were not used to not having the conveniences of the timeshare, but for the cost of our stay, we thought it served our purpose.

How to reach hotel

hotel Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe South Lake Tahoe location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, United States, 96150

Get directions
City Center
  • South Lake Tahoe
    1.4 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Heidi's Pancake House (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Tep's Villa Roma (cuisine: Italian)
    500 ft
Ski areas
  • The Gondola at Heavenly
    1.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    28