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 2-star Thunderchief Inn offers quick access to South Tahoe Ice Arena, Heavenly Ski Resort and Tahoe Mountain Wedding Chapel. Built in 1955, the hotel is a combination of traditional architecture and contemporary facilities.

The hotel is conveniently situated in a shopping area, close to mountains and lakes. The property is set within 4km distance from South Lake Tahoe city center.

Guests can reach Thunderchief Inn by car from Reno/Tahoe airport in 65 minutes.

Rooms

All spacious rooms are equipped with a private balcony, cable TV, Wi-Fi, a microwave and a patio. Some rooms feature views over Lake Tahoe. They come with coffee/tea makers and a fridge as well as bathrooms with a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The hotel Thunderchief Inn provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 

Services

Guests will benefit from 24-hour reception, room service and wake up service along with free parking and a designated smoking area available on site.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature a golf course, a casino and a library. The hotel provides fishing, hiking and horse riding 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

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • South Lake Tahoe
    4.0km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Base Camp Pizza Co. (cuisine: Pizza & Pasta, Bar)
    290 m
  • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill (cuisine: American)
    200 m
Ski areas
  • The Gondola at Heavenly
    2.1km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or Queen Size bed
Size: 25m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Shower
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Boasting free Wi-Fi and cable TV, this room is equipped with tea and coffee-making facilities, a fridge and microwave.

Room facilities

    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
      4.0km
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Base Camp Pizza Co. (cuisine: Pizza & Pasta, Bar)
      290 m
    • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill (cuisine: American)
      200 m
    Ski areas
    • The Gondola at Heavenly
      2.1km
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      15

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    Popular areas

    • South Tahoe Ice Arena - 2.7km
    • City Center - 3.9km

    Sport related

    • The Gondola at Heavenly - 2.0km

    Marina

    • Tahoe Queen - 1.1km

    Local Attractions

    • Thomas F. Regan Memorial Park - 3.6km
      811 Lakeview Ave, South Lake Tahoe
    • Pope Beach - 5.6km
      Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe
    • Zephyr Cove Snowmobiling - 5.8km
      760 U.S. 50, Zephyr Cove
    • Tahoe Mountain Wedding Chapel - 4.3km
      2634 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe
    • Round Hill Pines Beach and Marina - 5.7km
      P.O. Box 1961, Zephyr Cove

    Near the hotelNear the hotel

    • Van Sickle Bi-State Park - 300 m
      Montreal Road, South Lake Tahoe

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Base Camp Pizza Co. - 290 m

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

        72% likes this, based on 357 reviews
        Cuisine: Pizza & Pasta, Bar
        Price Range: CAD 6 - CAD 32

      • Blue Dog Gourmet Pizza - 220 m

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

        69% likes this, based on 94 reviews
        Cuisine: Pizza
        Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 14

      • Starbucks - 220 m

        Address: 4000 S Lake Tahoe Blvd

        62% likes this, based on 38 reviews

      • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill - 200 m

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

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

      • Driftwood Cafe - 320 m

        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

      Individual 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
        4.0km
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Restaurants
      • Base Camp Pizza Co. (cuisine: Pizza & Pasta, Bar)
        290 m
      • Applebee's Neighborhood Grill (cuisine: American)
        200 m
      Ski areas
      • The Gondola at Heavenly
        2.1km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        15