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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

The central 2-star Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe lies within walking distance of Tahoe Mountain Wedding Chapel, Pope Beach and Thomas F. Regan Memorial Park. The hotel opened its doors in 1978 and was remodeled in 2007.

The city center is 30 minute walking distance from the hotel. The property is set 10 minutes' walk from South Tahoe Ice Arena and Tahoe Queen.

The hotel offers superb location close to parks.

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

Rooms

The rooms in Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe come with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a dressing area, a private toilet and individual climate control. They also have a small fridge, a microwave and coffee/tea makers available for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The hotel Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe serves a continental breakfast for free. 

Services

The hotel offers bicycles for rent to explore the local sites.

Relax

The on-site activities include snowboarding, snow skiing and hiking.

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:   25.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Washing machine

Media

  • HBO available
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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

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City Center
  • South Lake Tahoe
    1.5 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Heidi's Pancake House (cuisine: American)
    200 ft
  • Tep's Villa Roma (cuisine: Italian)
    600 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:
    25

Rooms and availability

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Guest Room
Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed
Size: 185 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
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    Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed
    Size: 185 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Free Wi-Fi, cable TV with HBO channels, coffee machine, ironing facilities and an en suite bathroom are included in this air-conditioned room.

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      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
        1.5 mi
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Heidi's Pancake House (cuisine: American)
        200 ft
      • Tep's Villa Roma (cuisine: Italian)
        600 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:
        25

      Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      Popular areas

      • South Tahoe Ice Arena - 3700 ft
      • City Center - 1.4 mi

      Sport related

      • The Gondola at Heavenly - 1.4 mi

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Barton Memorial Hospital - 3.0 mi

      Marina

      • Tahoe Queen - 1700 ft

      Local attractions

      • Van Sickle Bi-State Park - 1.2 mi
        Montreal Road, South Lake Tahoe
      • Tahoe Mountain Wedding Chapel - 1.7 mi
        2634 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe
      • Tallac Historic Site - 3.2 mi
        State Hwy 89, South Lake Tahoe
      • Thomas F. Regan Memorial Park - 1.2 mi
        811 Lakeview Ave, South Lake Tahoe
      • Pope Beach - 2.4 mi
        Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe

      Restaurants nearby

      • Heidi's Pancake House - 200 ft

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

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

      • Sugar Pine Bakery - 800 ft

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

        83% likes this, based on 46 reviews

      • Starbucks Coffee - 1000 ft

        Address: 1020 Johnson Blvd
        Phone: 530-542-7740

        51% likes this, based on 31 reviews

      • Tep's Villa Roma - 600 ft

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

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

      • Boathouse On The Pier - 1000 ft

        Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd
        Phone: 530.600.1846

        71% likes this, based on 40 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: USD 31 - USD 31

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of rooms:
        25
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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

      Individual 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
        1.5 mi
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Heidi's Pancake House (cuisine: American)
        200 ft
      • Tep's Villa Roma (cuisine: Italian)
        600 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:
        25