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    The Trailhead

    3892 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8906
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          Overview
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
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          Reviewed 29 March 2015

          This is a charming lodge decorated in a rustic mountain motif. It is located on the California side at Stateline on the south shore of the lake. We loved the large comfortable room with an in room Jacuzzi spa tub built for two. The staff...More

          Thank linda h
          Response from Ashleigh R, Manager at The TrailheadResponded 17 May 2015

          We are thrilled that your stay with us was just what you needed! We do our very best to make sure everyone is happy and comfortable here. We do hope to see you again in the future!

          Reviewed 24 March 2015

          The Trailhead was the perfect place for me and my boyfriend's first trip to Lake Tahoe. The location is perfect - quick walks to the Heavenly Lift, lakefront bars, and just a short drive to some great hikes. Clearly has just been re-done so the...More

          Thank hannaha459
          Response from Ashleigh R, Manager at The TrailheadResponded 17 May 2015

          We are thrilled to hear that your stay with us was excellent! We strive to make our hotel one of a kind and a great place to stay. We hope to see you again in the future!

          Reviewed 15 January 2015

          Me and my most handsome of boyfriends stayed here for two nights in January. Reception was very friendly and our room was spotlessly clean. The room looked as though it had been recently redone in a quirky mountain style. Our room (117) had a two...More

          Thank gabbers29
          Response from Ashleigh R, Manager at The TrailheadResponded 17 May 2015

          We are thrilled to hear that your stay with us was up to your standards. We strive to make our hotel clean and comfortable. We hope to see you again in the future!

          Reviewed 31 December 2014

          This is a nice little place to stay the one night if you're visiting Lake Tahoe on a budget, aren't really going skiing, and can't make it back within a day. The rooms are quite comfy, and we got a room with a jacuzzi right...More

          Thank Bouncy_8
          Response from Ashleigh R, General Manager at The TrailheadResponded 7 January 2015

          We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. We do our very best to provide a clean and warm environment for everyone in our newly remodeled rooms. We do apologize for the inconvenience of not having our lobby open on time. It is not...More

          Reviewed 5 December 2014

          This is yet another motel that I have stayed in, in the US. It's got nice rooms with heaters that work. The rooms are clean and spotless. The whole place is run by a single receptionist so this can take some time. The wifi is...More

          1  Thank Turkishrifleman
          Response from Ashleigh R, General Manager at The TrailheadResponded 7 January 2015

          We are so glad you chose to stay with us. For future reference, we can always loan you a coffee pot for your room upon request at check in, free of charge. I'm sorry if you felt we were a bit pricey, but we are...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 98 - USD 202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 36
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          • California >
          • Lake Tahoe (California) >
          • South Lake Tahoe
          • Also Known As
          • Vagabond Inn South Lake Tahoe Hotel South Lake Tahoe
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          Room Tips
          "Great motel for motorcyclist...love being able to pull up to the room!"
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          "the jacuzzi rooms are awesome & the sweet Is one of my favorite rooms they have here. they even have..."
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          "Rooms on the second floor are quieter, there is good lighting in the walkways."
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          "It's good for the price! And pet friendly!"
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