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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Could not be any happier with my stay here. The room was very cozy and very affordable. Our room was decorated as if it were a master bedroom in a house. All of the amenities you could want as well. The hotel has a pool, hot tub and free bikes for all customers to use! It actually rained one of...

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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

First trip to South Lake Tahoe and very impressed on our first night! Ally and Chris are amazing inn keeper's. Friendly and very knowledgeable on area attractions. Ally walked us to our room which was adorable!! Decorated with style and charm and comfy bed. And they offer bike Cruisers at no charge. So happy we booked here and still have...

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1Thank Kami H
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Alder Inn in January for two weeks. Considered many of the options in South Tahoe but were swayed by all the positive reviews and competitive pricing of the Alder Inn. Prior to our arrival, e-mail communication with the staff was efficient and made check-in out of hours straightforward. The room was cleaned daily and the towels replaced....

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Royston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I really enjoyed my stay here. Chris was really helpful & friendly, making us feel at home straight away. The room we stayed in was exactly what we needed & had no more or less than places costing twice the price. There was a lovely community feel in the hotel amongst guests, almost hostel like, but with no intrusion on...

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Thank Martin R
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Alder Inn is a total gem and Chris made us feel so welcome. It was clear that he takes pride and joy in looking after his guests.The room was decorated with so many personal touches such as a good coffee machine, flowers, a small basket with toothapaste, headache pills etc, chocolates - you really did feel at home here !...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

More than we expected. Lots on the room itinerary, including toothpaste, chocolates, good coffee machine, fridge and much more. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Free bike hire. Excellent hot tub too.

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2Thank Mark S
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 25 June 2015

My son and I spent one night at the Alder Inn on our way home from a motorcycle school in Folsom, CA. I should note that my son's name is Alder so my decision to stay here was not entirely unbiased! However, we were both very happy with the property in general and our room in particular. The location is...

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3Thank Mark N
Pleasant Hill, California
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

We were attending a wedding, and we needed a place close to the ceremony, because we had to bring the kids & sitter. The price per night, was slightly higher than I normally pay, but again it needed to serve, a specific purpose. The check in time is very specific (3-6p.m.) I called at 6:18, and they told me where...

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3Thank S D
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Wonderful...cozy place. Everything was in place for our stay. There was nothing missing. Keurig coffee, free bikes, great location and warm hospitality made our stay 5 star. By the way, the free WiFi worked flawlessly. Will definitely recommend.

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1Thank Critic1000
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Chris was great and showed us to our room, the Zebra Room, as soon as we got there. The place is in a great location with some fantastic restaurants and shops within walking distance. We spent two days and walked every where. Great pool and spa and well worth the price, which was very reasonable for this nice place.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Are you dreaming of the perfect hotel for your Tahoe vacation? WE make dreams come true....With our modern plush furnishings, princess quality bedding and excellent customer service, you will be treated like royalty. Family owned and operated, from reservation to housekeeping! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alder Inn

Address: 1072 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8508
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $138 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alder Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Alder Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#2 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#2 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#5 Best Value Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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“None, they were all great rooms!”
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“2nd floor would be good for less floor noise.”
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