Horizon Casino Resort- Lake Tahoe
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... this morning to find that our food whole was luckily still in tact, and as far as we could see there was no new bear poop.
We decided that today we were going for our goal. We were gonna summit. We didn't really realize just how much this was asking of ourselves. The hike would be 17 miles going up a total of 4,500 ft but also with at least a thousand foot decline that we would have to make up. We also found that a few of the water sources we were hoping to fill up at we're dry. It ...
... The road has few barriers or guardrails and is chocked full of switchbacks and steep climbs that take you over 10000 feet. When I arrived at the top of the mountain I was greeted by one of the most beautiful and incredible sights I've ever seen. The Sequoia trees are absolutely massive some are 270+ feet tall and 30+ feet in circumference. I took a lot of pictures but the will probably fail to convey the massive size of these trees.
... end of century!!
Next on my list of errands was Costco where she told me to take a slight right onto Old something Road. I took the slight right -- but ended up on HWY 50 towards Lake Tahoe. The thing about this road is that it is a divided highway with no turnarounds for 15 miles. The road goes UP and UP and UP, from about 4000 feet to 7000 feet. When I finally found a turnaround, I had ...
... we hope they got out okay.
After the very long drive it was late by the time we got to Lake Tahoe and we could only just see the lake which is huge the town is busy all year as they play on the lake during summer and then ski in winter, we passed some very big houses.
We were looking forward to waking in the morning and seeing the lake.
From The Simsons
... of the main building to her cabin. After this part of the tour, we were taken up to the Frank Sinatra showroom, which was state of the art in the 1960s. Many people played there and/or were entertained by Frank Sinatra. This was an excellent tour and is highly recommended if you are able to get up there before the inevitable happens. There is real history in this hotel but it has been largely unwritten – especially Frank Sinatra’s ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Horizon Casino Resort- Lake Tahoe Stateline
I was a guest at the Horizon for four nights in May 2004. I was there attending a convention and business meeting of my national nonprofit organization. I must say that, prior to my arrival, I was apprehensive of staying at the Horizon based upon the reviews posted here. However, my stay proved to be OK - not stellar, but by no means miserable. I arrived at the hotel at noon on a Wednesday and feared having to wait until 4 pm to get a room. However, I was given keys to a nonsmoking room on the 8th floor of the Alpine Tower right away. I had a view of the mountain and not the lake, but was grateful to be able to get into a room quickly and grab some rest after having flown all night. I did not experience the lack of towels, dirty bathrooms, or adjacent guests having screaming sex. My room was smoke-free, quiet, and well-supplied with towels. I did not gamble, so cannot comment on the slots, etc. To get to our convention activities, I did have to walk through the casino which, like the lobby, was fairly smoky at times. The food they served to us was good and I found the staff friendly and helpful. Would I stay here again? Maybe not, but it wouldn't be because of a miserable stay this time.
Worst ever..If you only read one review let it be this one. Room smells like smoke had 2 small children who hated the stay. Food and service not good.
Bring your own pillows and towels...
The staff is very responsive and friendly; however, it doesn't make for the uncomfortable beds. The pillows were tiny and it felt as if you were sleeping on clouds, and my husband felt as if he were sleeping on bricks. The towels were a tad on the rough side but hey, it'll help those who want to exfoliate their skin. Aside from the negative comments, my friend won $500 in the casino!
The maid service and customer service at this hotel is by far the worst I have ever seen. First night the bed was broken, which I fixed myself without complaining, and then when I climed into bed I found cheetos in my sheets. I called the front desk and was treated rudely. When they finally sent someone up to the room they tried to hand me clean sheets to put on the bed. The next day I came back to my room to find the door left ajar by the maid service, the floor was not vacuumed and they had not replaced the toilet paper. When we called the front desk to complian they were rude and when we finally were able to reach a mannager all they could offer was 2 free passes to the buffett. I would never stay at this facility again and would worn anyone thinking of staying here to not do so the other three casinons nearby seemed much nicer. I am going to contact the travel agency who booked my trip and ask them to take this facility out of their options.
Just got back from another stay at the Horizon. They always do a good job and everything was teriffic. We stay there 3-4 times a year and have never had any problems
We stay here every year
We stay at the Horizon every year and have always had excellent rooms and service.
Stay Away at All Costs
Horizon is terrible. Motel 6 disguised as a Hotel. Non-Smoking room reeked of smoke. Room walls were paper-thin (heard neighbors having screaming during sex; bulldozer outside, and elevator in hall kept us up all night). Room was messy - Houskeeping failed to stock towels one day, soap the next - took 2 hours to deliver soap. Horrible experience, would never stay again.
My wife and I stayed at the casino and hotel in Horizon. We had a great time and loved the room. We had a nice room with a great view. The service was great and we loved our stay. We will be back to stay at the Horizon next time we go.
Not a good experience at The Horizon Casino
i was at the horizon casino and had the worst experiance of my life, I witnessed a patron being attacked in the restraunt, blood flew everywhere we were sitting, thats just the beginning.
as they removed the attacker, the victim was harrassed by the local sheriff's department, and called a lair, as if being attacked was'nt enough and to watch the police and securty working in concert to make this man feel worse, they took his picture and wheeled him out in a wheel chair bleeding and with two black eye's it gets better, after the victim left security was still cleaning up blood of tables and booths with a water bottle(yicks, hepituts ) i left after i saw all of that and did not pay the bill, i will never go there again.... diner beware the Horizan don't care........