A nice alternative to the bigger hotels A review of Lakeside Inn and Casino
We stayed there simply because we wanted a Saturday check-in, and NONE of the major hotel casinos will do that (as if everyone can take Friday off!). The price was right, and the staff were VERY friendly and courteous. The room was a little small, but clean and comfortable - and how much time do you spend in a room while in Tahoe anyway?
The casino was not large, but had enough action. With better (lower) limits, it was also obviously the 'local' casino.
Overall - I liked the staff and the place. It is not far from the main action (walkable in the height of summer) and while we were there it was quiet (no yelling kids or late night noise).
Having gone there thru lack of choice, we would definitely look there first next time.
And, to refer to a previous complaint, we found the wait staff in the Mexican restaurant MOST helpful.