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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a cool place! Super friendly staff, comfortable and unique rooms and a ton of small touches that convey so much personality that the million other Tahoe inns and motels don't have. Location is great, near shops, restaurants, the lake and even the casinos across the street that are straight out of 1989. If you're gonna cry that the floor... More

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The experience was wonderful. The Hotel is unique, its close to everything. The atmosphere is refreshing. Kevin S the desk clerk and bar tender was amazing. He made our experience special. We asked him where we should eat and he gave us great options. Anything we asked of him, he had answers, for example we knew the sun would be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent my 6 year anniversary here and honestly couldn't have been better...Views, Decor, atmospher, price, Staff all 10's were coming back! Oh and they have happy hour and smores to roast by a fire at night...I'm telling you that you won't be unsatisfied!

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Monticello, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent 4 nights at Basecamp where we were able to enjoy a family reunion. The room's decor was unique and clever. The staff was more than accommodating and very friendly! We particularly enjoyed the casual friendly atmosphere. Everyone can mingle in the lobby or out by the fire pit (munching s'mores). It's a refreshing escape from the ordinary!!

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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was great as soon as we got there the staff were very friendly welcoming and helpful. It was a very nice atmosphere in the communal areas inside with the large sofas and outside with the fire pit. The room was lovely a decent size, clean, very comfortable beds slept really well. There is no air conditioning however so... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you like it or not, Gwyneth Paltrow's website, Goop, was 100% right. This place is very cool. We stayed for 3 nights in the Explorers Club room. Genius layout with a lot of sleeping capacity for a family of 5 (3 open beds!). The table in the middle of the room was really useful, yet such a simple idea.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 September 14, 2014

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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

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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

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