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Apex Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Stayed there for one night only. Accommodation is very simple, too simple. Heater thermostat needs calibration. Ok, if you go with the right expectations. I wouldn't stay for a longer period, or in vacation with my family, but I was there for only one night.

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San Francisco
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I arrived around 12pm so well before checkin time, but a room was ready which meant I could get changed and have plenty of time to ride around the lake before it got dark. I stayed on a week night so the motel wasn't very busy but the staff on the front desk we happy to accommodate my early access...

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Thank Simon T
Castro Valley, California
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Toilet backed up at 10PM. Flooded the bathroom. No plunger in the room. Management was rude and offensive. They refused to help in any way. Wouldn't even provide us with a mop to clean up.. Threatened to charge me for possible damage! They refused a refund. I had to pack up the family and search Lake Tahoe for a Vacancy...

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Thank Marcus E
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

We ignored all the signs we were seeing. The snow clouds. The snow plows out and about. Drove up the 89 towards Truckee got turned around there due to chain restrictions. Decided to come back and leave through South Lake Tahoe and they had a chain restriction going there as well so this was the closest motel nearby. We called...

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Thank timskim
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 September 2015

As of the time when this review was made, the amenities provided by this Inn is the best value in South Lake Tahoe. The rooms were clean and they looked newly renovated. The sheets were crispy white. The rooms have A/C and heating, fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. This is the first hotel/motel that I've stayed at in North America...

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wales
Reviewed 2 September 2015

One of the best motels I have ever stayed in. The room appeared to have been recently done out with new shower curtain and bedding. Microwave, coffee machine and refrigerator in the room. Best fridge ever, with a freezer compartment that actually freezes! I freeze water bottles overnight to use in my cool bag. Froze 8 easily. Very well equipped,...

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Thank katykrystal
Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We arrived around 11a and were told our room wouldn't be ready for at least another hour and a half. That was okay as the check-in time wasn't really until 3p. We were allowed to check in but not have access to the room until later. We drove to the strip and did stuff there until it was time to...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 12 July 2015

One of those park in front of your room motels. Not much to look at on the outside. But I was pleasantly surprised by the friendly staff guy and the comfort and amenities of the room, which was also clean. Large HDTV, free Wifi access, ,microwave, small table and chair, refrigerator. My room was $100 including fees and taxes, so...

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Thank Aaron323
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here as a 1 night stop on a road trip. Arrived late but had really good service! Clean room with a surprisingly bright/clean bathroom (and impressively nice shower) Friendly staff and close to all the hub of Lake Tahoe! Ate brunch right across the street at Bert's Cafe, which although a little more pricey than your typical diner, was...

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Novato, California
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I had gone up to Tahoe with my sister and brother-in-law. There were to stay at this motel and I was staying our cabin. However, the power was out in the cabin so I went with them to Apex to try to get a room. There was only one room available, with 2 queen beds, for $99. I had a...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Apex Inn is conveniently located on Emerald Bay Road, Hwy Fifty-Eighty-Nine. in beautiful South Lake Tahoe. We offer clean, quiet non smoking rooms in a serene Alpine setting near the campgrounds. We are also near restaurants, shopping, ski resorts and other Lake Tahoe activities. Come stay with us and enjoy South Lake Tahoe in comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apex Inn

Address: 1171 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6273
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: RM225 - RM1,981 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Apex Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Apex Hotel Lake Tahoe
Apex Motel Lake Tahoe
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“Stay ANYWHERE else-this place sucks for the price!”
regalpacific2017, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't get a room that has another room above it. The ceiling creaks and you can hear people walking above y ou.”
tlkittycat, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Typical L-shaped, two-story older Motel. A bit set back from Hwy.50. Road noise was not a problem that night. Could ask for "furthest from Hwy." if sensitive to road noises.”
slopelovers, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“Its a quiet part of town, and none of them have views, so the only rooms you need to avoid are the three that have rooms above them.”
ad709, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Italian restaurant next door and Pizza across the st. Couple blocks to Raley's grocery store, 10 mins to state line, 8 mins or less to Camp Richardson.”
CalGal63, 20 May 2014 | Read review
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