Howard Johnson Express Inn South Lake Tahoe

3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd.South Lake Tahoe96150USA
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About Howard Johnson Express Inn South Lake Tahoe

The Howard Johnson Express Inn South Lake Tahoe is a two-storied hotel minutes from the El Dorado Beach in South Lake Tahoe, California. The Harveys Outdoor Arena for live concerts and Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Casino are around two miles from the hotel.

The rooms are equipped with satellite TVs, minifridges and coffeemakers. Adjoining rooms are also available.

The hotel has an outdoor pool open seasonally and spa tub. A business center with computer station is present along with a 24-hour front desk. Pets (dogs and cats only) are allowed for a fee. A free ski shuttle service is provided. Other free amenities include self parking onsite and Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel.

A free continental breakfast is served every day at the Howard Johnson Express Inn South Lake Tahoe.

The hotel is around two miles from the Heavenly Ski Resort and Stateline Casinos. The Bijou Golf Course is around a five-minute walk from the hotel.


3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150, USA
Telephone: +1(530)5414000 | Fax: +1(530)5446985 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Positive Reviews

Clean, Quiet Rooms

You won't have to worry about hearing guests or traffic at Howard Johnson Express Inn South Lake Tahoe. The rooms are soundproofed to the extreme, which means your comfort is guaranteed for a quiet, comfortable stay.

Staff Members Are Great

The staff members are always working hard to keep you satisfied. Because they make your happiness their top goal, they constantly work to keep you satisfied, regardless of what you might need.

Breakfast Always Freshly Restocked

No matter what time you head down to breakfast, you can always expect a fully stocked spread to be waiting for you. The staff does an excellent job of keeping everything stocked to the fullest.

Negative Reviews

Some Issues with Internet

While there is an Internet signal at this hotel, you may not be able to get a good connection. It is very unstable and may be out for long periods of time, making it frustrating to use.

Beds Need to be Replaced

You may have a tough time getting a good night's sleep at this hotel. The beds aren't very comfortable, which means you might not be able to get to sleep. They're very old and hard, and are enough to disturb your nights.

Outdated Throughout

From old furnishings to outdated décor, there are a few spots at this hotel that would benefit from some extra attention. It has taken some beatings over the years and this shows back in its appearance. To make the hotel more appealing, it would benefit from some revamping throughout.

Rating Overview

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6.4 out of 10 based on 990 reviews