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Basecamp Hotel

2.5 of 5 4143 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very friendly hotel from the people at the front desk to the guests. We got excellent hiking advice from the knowledgeable people at the front desk. There is a fire pit outside the lobby to make smores and keep warm on cold days and nights. Breakfast is included and can be eaten at large communal tables, in the lobby, or... More 

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Sacramento
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, the title should tell you that this is no honeymoon destination but you are in luck if you have been married 20 years and just want a decent, clean and convenient place to park it for a couple of days in South Lake Tahoe! First, they have a bar,second, the bed is comfy as all get out, third, free... More 

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Amanda J, General Manager at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back the next time you're on the South Shore! More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, my boxer, my french bulldog, and I stayed for three nights in October 2014 on a Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. The location is great just one block to the main street and real close to Harvey's casino with great mountain views from the inviting lobby area. Our room was one of the four pet rooms. Ours was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

what a great place to be!!! we only stayed for one night but we would have loved to stay longer...!!! the staff was really friendly and the breakfast was the best i have ever had in a long time. we had fresh bagels from a local bakery with a jummy fresh orange juice!!!!! the rooms are super stylish and neat!!!!... More 

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Amanda J, General Manager at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are SO happy you loved Basecamp (and the fresh, local baked goods at breakfast). We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What a good hotel. It was reasonably priced but worth every penny and more. The rooms were big clean and very stylish. The bar was great and breakfast was brilliant!!! Very helpful staff. I would definitely come back. Great location as well.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stayed here two nights and was really impressed by the uniqueness of the whole concept. It really does feel like a base camp sanctuary with modern camp themed rooms that are very comfortable. The complimentary breakfast of freshly baked bagels and pastries etc is delicious. The small on site bar with lounge area and outdoor area with fire pits and... More 

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Amanda J, General Manager at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are so happy to hear you loved the hotel! Be sure to come back and check out our new beer garden this winter. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is by all means the best hotel/motel that we visited on our two-month trip through the US. The location is very convenient, between Lake Tahoe (in walking distance) and the main street. The gondola station is also nearby. The hotel has been completely renovated according to the base camp theme, with allusions to camping everywhere. The room we got... More 

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Apple Valley, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is the best, coziest hotel we've ever came across. The staff was so friendly and wonderful, breakfast was delicious every morning, awesome ambiance & in an awesome location! There was tons of shopping, food and entertainment within walking distance & the lake is just a short 8 minute dive up the highway.

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Amanda J, General Manager at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review! We are so happy you loved Basecamp, and we hope to see you again in the near future! More 

redding, ca
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I love this hotel! I cannot wait to go back. I live about 3 hours from Tahoe and go there often, this is my new go to place. I will start with the location. Superb. Walking distance to all the south shore attractions especially casinos, shopping, and restaurants. Walk to the gondola easily. Not a casino so no noise and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Fantastic hotel. Fabulous staff, bedding decor...strong wifi. All non-smoking rooms. We like it so much, we stayed an extra night. Room 328 feels like you are up in a treehouse, but you must be able to do stairs.

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Address: 4143 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Basecamp Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
The Block Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Block Hotel Lake Tahoe
Block Lake Tahoe
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#3 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#3 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#5 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe

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