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Camp Richardson Resort

1900 Jameson Beach Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #30 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Kathleen F Palmer, Alaska
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Palmer, Alaska
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed a lovely meal on the terrace of the restaurant overlooking Lake Tahoe. The food was good and the service was good as well. While the tables were close together, it was still a very pleasant meal.

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Bakersfield, California
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for a few nights of summer tent camping. It was our first time camping at Camp Richardson, although we are frequent Tahoe visitors. We arrived on a Wednesday and were expected to stay through Monday. Our first 2 nights were wonderful. We were in a spot in the Badger's Den (on the lake side).... More

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rocked up in our little campervan and checked in to our camp site quickly. Nice area with lots of shade, plenty of room and good facilities. Got very smokey with everyone lighting fires and the toilets/showers often had queues but overall the location on the lake was great.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a first time camper, Camp Richardson was sheer perfection. Beautiful sites especially at the Badger's Den. Clean bathrooms and warm showers nearby. Walking distance to the beach and excellent location for bike rides in any direction around the lake. The ice cream shop is FANTASTIC. Top 2 ice cream experiences on the South Shore. We will return to Camp... More

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NAPA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay in the cabins every year. The year round cabins are best. Fun place to be outdoors in a camping environment. This is a old school family camp ground...if you keep that in mind and that is what you are look it for..this place is awesome! Boating rentals at your finger tips, ice cream place, coffee and a place... More

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice location, close to restaurants and South Lake Tahoe. Gas station 5 minutes away. Good family camping with kids. You can have your tent on grass if you lucky :-) Walking distance to Pope beach, beautiful bike trail next to camping. To see photos from this and other location go to my web: <a href="http://mariusz-blach.artistwebsites.com">http://mariusz-blach.artistwebsites.com</a>

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Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not stay here - we went on their 1pm Rum runner cruise. It is 1.5 hours long and gently cruises up to Emerald bay. Nice relaxing speed. Not a big narrative tour - just some info given in the bay about Vikingsholm. Rum runner drinks were great - not too sweet ($8 each onboard)! At the end of... More

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Reno, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The resort staff and forest rangers ran a bear out of camp, at 3am, with a air horn. Really!?! Woke up hundreds of people while they did this for hours. Ruined my next day. Will never stay there again.

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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We took our travel trailer on its maiden voyage to Camp Richardson with our two kids. Check in was easy, but we did have to go into the hotel to check in. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful. The young woman who helped me choose a good site for our first time was spot on! Our site... More

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Christchurch New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Excellent stay in >100 year old rustic cabin with the only downside being the location. It was too close to a dusty, unpaved road. Other than that the facilities offered both at the cabin and the Lodge were excellent.

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Address: 1900 Jameson Beach Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
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This historic year-round resort secluded in old-growth forest on 125 acres adjacent to Lake Tahoe's longest stretch of sandy beach, features 26 hotel rooms, 7 motel rooms, 43 cabins (19 year-round), the 7-bedroom Richardson House, 100 RV sites and 200 tent campsites. Property amenities include a General Store & Cafe, the Beacon Bar & Grill lakeside restaurant, Mountain Sports Center (bicycling in summer, X-C skiing & snowshoeing in winter), as well as seasonal full-service Marina, Ice Cream Parlor and Coffee & Confectionery shop. Horseback riding is available 0.2 miles north. ... more   less 
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