Thunderchief Inn - South Lake Tahoe

1008 Echo Road, South Lake Tahoe, United States, 96150  show map
 2 stars
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Thunderchief 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

Horseback riding

Fishing

Cycling

Hiking

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The comfortable Thunderchief Inn is conveniently situated close to ski resorts. The hotel opened its doors in 1955 and was remodeled in 2001.

The property is about 15 minutes' walk of Tahoe Queen and Bijou Golf Course. South Lake Tahoe city center is 4 km away.

South Tahoe Ice Arena is 2.8 km from the hotel and Thomas F. Regan Memorial Park is 3.6 km away.

Thunderchief Inn lies within 65 minutes’ drive to Reno/Tahoe airport.

Rooms

There are 15 guestrooms featuring Deluxe Double Room and Double Room equipped with free Wi-Fi, a refrigerator, heating, a microwave and TV. Guests will enjoy a view of Lake Tahoe from their rooms. The rooms feature traditional décor and private bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Starbucks and Jamba Juice are situated in a shopping area, about 250 meters from the venue.

Services

24-hour reception, ironing service and room service as well as free parking and a designated smoking area are available for guests' use.

Relax

The hotel provides snow skiing, bowling and hiking for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

  • Room service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Library

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

How to reach hotel

hotel Thunderchief Inn - South Lake Tahoe South Lake Tahoe location
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Hotel Address:

1008 Echo Road, South Lake Tahoe, United States, 96150

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City Center
  • South Lake Tahoe
    2.5 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Base Camp Pizza Co.
    1000 ft
  • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
Ski areas
  • The Gondola at Heavenly
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

Thunderchief Inn photos Room
Double Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Queen-size bed
Size: 270 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shower
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Room facilities
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
    Size: 360 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Thunderchief Inn - South Lake Tahoe South Lake Tahoe location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      1008 Echo Road, South Lake Tahoe, United States, 96150

      Get directions
      City Center
      • South Lake Tahoe
        2.5 mi
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Base Camp Pizza Co.
        1000 ft
      • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill (cuisine: American)
        700 ft
      Ski areas
      • The Gondola at Heavenly
        1.3 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        15

      Thunderchief Inn Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 2.4 mi

      Places of interest

      Convention centers

      • South Tahoe Ice Arena - 1.7 mi

      Sport related

      • The Gondola at Heavenly - 1.2 mi

      Marina

      • Tahoe Queen - 3700 ft

      Local attractions

      • Thomas F. Regan Memorial Park - 2.2 mi
        811 Lakeview Ave, South Lake Tahoe
      • Pope Beach - 3.5 mi
        Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe
      • Zephyr Cove Snowmobiling - 3.6 mi
        760 U.S. 50, Zephyr Cove
      • Tahoe Mountain Wedding Chapel - 2.7 mi
        2634 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe
      • Round Hill Pines Beach and Marina - 3.5 mi
        P.O. Box 1961, Zephyr Cove

      Near the hotel

      • Van Sickle Bi-State Park - 1000 ft
        Montreal Road, South Lake Tahoe

        Restaurants nearby

        • Base Camp Pizza Co. - 1000 ft

          Address: 1001 Heavenly Villiage Way, Suite #25A
          Phone: 530 544-2273

          72% likes this, based on 357 reviews
          Price Range: USD 5 - USD 25

        • Blue Dog Gourmet Pizza - 800 ft

          Address: 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd
          Phone: (530) 541-0813

          69% likes this, based on 94 reviews
          Price Range: USD 1 - USD 11

        • Starbucks - 800 ft

          Address: 4000 S Lake Tahoe Blvd

          62% likes this, based on 38 reviews

        • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill - 700 ft

          Address: 3987 Lake Tahoe Blvd
          Phone: (530) 544-2113

          62% likes this, based on 89 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • Driftwood Cafe - 1100 ft

          Address: 1001 Heavenly Village Way
          Phone: (530) 544-6545

          80% likes this, based on 362 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  1 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          15
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        Thunderchief Inn Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Thunderchief Inn

        Average guest rating

        6.0out of 10
        Good
        Based on 25 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Family with children
          3.8

          Price and location

          The rooms where not clean. We could hear voices all night from adjacent rooms. Had a very hard time adjusting the right water temperature of the shower. Overall I would never recommend this to anybody and will never stay at this place again.

        • Group of friends
          2.8

          There was hair in the bed. There are only two prong outlets in the entire room so charging a laptop is not possible. We were kept up all night by the people staying above us in a couple different rooms. The people at the front desk were initially nice but when we complained about the hair in the bed they said we will refund you now and you leave or stay and don't ask for a refund tomorrow. We had to argue with them just to give us clean sheets to remake the crappy bed.

        • Family with children
          8.8

          We arrived late at night so the desk clerk said we could check out at noon at no extra charge. She was very friendly & wanted to make sure the room was acceptable. It was excellent for the price. The motel was within walking distace of many tourist activities.

        • Family with children
          4.6

          It was very non expensive.

          The location was not very good. Many people passing by, wandering around, and the parking lot is right next to a very busy street. Didn't seem very safe. But once you're inside the room, you're fine.

        • Group of friends
          5.4

          Staff was friendly, room was as clean as I expected it to be.

          The carpets needed cleaning. The beds were old/uncomfortable. The decor was so out of date I took a picture and emailed it to friends with the text "LOL". The "window" was boarded up. The "breakfast included" meant a juice box and a danish from costco.

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          I didn't have any problems when i stayed here and would stay here again if i needed too.

          The motel is a little close to a busy street and there can be some vehicle noise but i did not have any problem sleeping.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          close to casino

          shower head not good ,too sharp pressure

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          Cheap and clean hotel. Staff extremely kind. If you are looking a place near Lake Tahoe just to rest and travel around this is the place.

        • Family with children
          4.6

          It was definitely a cheaper end motel, but for the price it was clean enough to stay in for a night or two.

          Owners weren't overly friendly, the room had no amenities so to speak. Very old and a bit run down.

        • Couple
          5.8

          Nice staff

          The heater was off when we got to the room. We cranked the thermostat up to 75...after 2 hours of the heater going, the room had warmed to 55. We turned the heater to 90, it ran a bit and then shut off and would not come back on. We finally figured out that if you turn the thermostat all the way off and back up, it starts heating again, but will otherwise remain off. After another 2 hours I was finally not shivering. The shower was also low pressure and finicky. There was some hair in the sheets and comforter. The fridge froze our food. The walls are also quite thin.

        • Older travelers
          2.8

          Nothing is good.

          It was just waste of money and I advise you to delete this listing from your Booked.net

        • Group of friends
          3.2

          I chose it because it was the cheapest one. And then I figured out why. The hotel has no air conditioner. Has bed bugs. It stunk. Bed sheets were brown; very dirty place overall. Pay a little bit more, but book somewhere else. You will be glad you did!

        • Family with children
          3.2

          The room had a weird smell. The beds were uncomfortable. We could hear the noise coming from the room next door and roadway traffic. Rooms were simply outdated.

        • Family with children
          8.8

          Thunderchief Inn is a nice budget-friendly place with a great location and easy access to the local places for Lake Tahoe. The staff are very helpful and a pleasure to speak too during our stay.

        • Single
          6.6

          The motel is located next to the large shopping mall and casinos at the CA/NV state boundary.

          The quality and the cleanliness of the room isn't up to par, even for the (very low) standard of budget South Lake Tahoe motels. As a somewhat funny episode, the door of the room that I was initially assiged to broke off when I opened it, so I needed to move.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Thunderchief Inn - South Lake Tahoe South Lake Tahoe location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        1008 Echo Road, South Lake Tahoe, United States, 96150

        Get directions
        City Center
        • South Lake Tahoe
          2.5 mi
        Airports
        • Bus stop
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • Base Camp Pizza Co.
          1000 ft
        • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill (cuisine: American)
          700 ft
        Ski areas
        • The Gondola at Heavenly
          1.3 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  1 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          15