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Basecamp Hotel

2.5 of 5 4143 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came across Basecamp online and thought we'd give it a try. It's a cool boutique hotel with a CB2 meets camping vibe. Overall we loved Basecamp for it's quiet location off the main strip with easy access to all the fun play stuffs in Tahoe. The downside to the hotel is the layers of dust on the ceiling fans,... More

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Cedar Park, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The title of our review says it all. Booked 4 nights online through Hotels.com at a decent price. Decided to add an additional night, booked directly through the hotel and was charged $229.00 for a SUNDAY night on the day we checked out! Far too high for an out of season hotel room. $1000 for 5 nights at this hotel... More

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

Dear jwright139, While I am glad you liked the concept of the hotel, I am disappointed to hear that we fell short of your expectations in terms of value. The rate for the additional night should have been made clear to you at the time of booking, and I am terribly sorry that was not the case. Please know the... More

Los Angeles, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Basecamp on the weekend of the Tour de Tahoe, cycle ride around the lake. It was clean, and well maintained. Breakfast complimentary in the morning and coffee always avail. We would go back again.

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San Francisco
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a cool spot; low-key vibe; "reclaimed" design theme. It's close to the main drag in South Lake, so there's plenty nearby, including the beach (which they gave us a free pass to). The continental breakfast is a nice touch and overall the common spaces have a casual lounge-y feel. It is not, however, a luxury property. It is... More

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

Dear brad2k, Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay. I'm glad you enjoyed the overall vibe of the hotel and the convenient location, though I'm sorry we fell a bit short of your expectations. It is true that we are not a luxury hotel, but we are a thoughtfully designed, rustic yet stylish property... More

Lewisville, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for a wedding and it was awesome. Bed was comfy, staff was nice and very helpful for activities in the area. Location is walking distance to the Heavenly area which has great nightlife and shopping. If we return to Tahoe I'd definitely look in to staying here again.

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Murrieta, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So first, the good... This motel, now referred to as a boutique hotel, is centrally located and within walking distance to all of the fun South Lake Tahoe has to offer, from Heavenly Village, to local Casino's and semi-private beach access. The owners have updated this in to a hipster haven with a cool vibe, casual and relaxed atmosphere, eco-friendly... More

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Dublin, OH
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the location of this hotel. An easy walk down to the beach and also in the other direction it wasn't too far to walk to the start of a State park. There were nice trails there with amazing views of the Lake as you ascended. The breakfast is very "continental" so don't expect it to stay with you... More

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San Diego, California
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is ideally located and has that cool hipster vibe that is refreshing considering it is surrounded by gross casinos. It is well maintained and our room was clean and funky, the staff was helpful and courteous, and they even have a rooftop hot tub which was a nice surprise! They have a happy hour in their lobby and... More

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Columbia, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has everything you need for a family/adventure vacations. Very friendly and helpful staff and excellent room decor. A great stay for outdoorsy types who want the feel of a rustic cabin in the woods. Additionally it was me and my wifes 11 anniversary and this hotel has the romantic charm for that as well.

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Martha's Vineyard
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this place...to the point where I'd move in if I could! I think it's safe to assume that adventurous spirits head to Lake Tahoe, and Basecamp's location caters to these types. I could walk down to the lake to kayak, swim, SUP, or walk up the street to Heavenly to hike or wander around the village. The décor... More

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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*
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Also Known As:
The Block Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Block Hotel Lake Tahoe
Block Lake Tahoe

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