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Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe

365 reviews
+1 530-544-2834

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Pets Allowed

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe: Budget Accommodation Near the Action

What Does a Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe Room Include?

Focused on skiers and families, the Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe is a motel with 28 furnished rooms that all have free Wi-Fi. If you don’t feel like brewing your own coffee with the in-room coffee maker or heating up food in the microwave, you can always rely on the room service. There is also a refrigerator and a cable TV.

What Amenities are Available?

The motel’s amenities include useful conveniences such as free parking, a heated outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour reception, a children’s playground, laundry machines, and complimentary newspapers.

How Much Will a Stay at Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe Cost Me?

The word "budget" definitely has its place in this accommodation’s name. Prices per room range from $35 to $70 for one night, depending on which time of year you visit. Be aware that the motel charges an additional tourism fee of $3 per night, though.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

Situated in the Lake Tahoe city center and near the ski slopes, the Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe is blessed with a wonderful location. The beach and the lake itself lay a 15-minute walk away, while the Heavenly Ski Resort and the Bijou Golf Course are within three miles of the motel. In summer, you can go hiking in the surrounding hills.

Can I Bring My Dog to the Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe?

Yes, you can. Luckily for you, the Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe allows pets. The maximum number of pets allowed per room is two. Keep in mind that there is a $20 charge per pet per night.

What’s the Bottom Line?

This is a budget accommodation; you shouldn’t expect luxury. However, basic facilities and a great location close to all kinds of action make this a favored place to stay among budget travelers, hikers, and winter sports enthusiasts.


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3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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User Highlights
"Close to shopping" "Excellent location"
Not enough parking facilities, according to 81%.
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
"Friendly check-in" "Thorough cleaning"
95% found the staff to be very friendly.
Management was excellent, said 83%.
"Free in room wi-fi" "Wifi stopped working"
82% said the wifi quality was bad.
"Air conditioner worked well" "AC barely worked"
64% said rooms were dirty.
51% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
"No breakfast area" "No breakfast items"
95% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Headboard dusty" "Covers stained"
64% said rooms were dirty.
68% said the bathroom was dirty.
"Apples very tiny" "Empty donut"
85% did not enjoy the desserts.
"Older facility" "Lobby under construction"
83% thought the building wasn't nice.
87% thought the facilities needed updating.
"No water in the pool" "No swimming pool"

Good to know...

Fair breakfast prices
Hotel could use some updating
Rooms in need of an update
Parking is rare
Hotel Information
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Early Check-in Fee: USD 20.00 (subject to availability)
  • Pet Fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per night plus USD 20.00 one-time cleaning fee
  • Late Check-out Fee: USD 20.00 (subject to availability)
  • Pet Deposit: USD 100.00 per night