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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel last year. It had been very recently renovated by the time of our stay, and the overall feel is that of a trendy and hip alternative to the huge hotel-casinos that surround it. The fact that the renovation site was once an older motel adds to the "vintage" feel. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel for our trip through California and Nevada. The hotel looks great and rooms are trendy and spacious. Unfortunately there was a bachelor-party next door and they where extremely loud. The hotel-staff asked them to keep it quiet after midnight but that didn't help. I don't understand why they put group rooms (hostel like) next to the double... More 

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

Dear SvR1705, I'm glad you liked the room, but I'm disappointed to hear about your experience. We do have a "3 strikes and you're out" noise policy, meaning we give offending guests two chances to quiet down before involving the police. It sounds like this was not carried out in your case, and I am terribly sorry for that. Please... More 

San Francisco, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend had a really amazing experience at Basecamp in 2014 and they were very kind to him after his car was stuck in their parking lot for several days. He spoke very highly of the hotel after that. We returned together this past weekend so that I could experience this service too. However, the first room we were put... More 

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

Dear MLE91, Thanks for the great review and for your kind words! We are lucky to have an awesome staff, and I'm so happy to hear they were able to change your experience. The room you initially checked into is one of our standard king rooms. Because that room is a bit smaller than many of the others we offer... More 

foster city
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel as there were no rooms available at our usual hotels. In Tahoe we normally stay at the larger , more traditional hotels ........lotsa amenities, atmosphere etc. We arrived mid evening......parked our car in front of hotel.......right next to a couple of humongous dumpsters overflowing with garbage. Quite a site! Pity the folks whose room was only... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll start by saying that the external facade and lobby of this hotel are very cute. Lots of character. Sadly, that's where the positives end. The rooms are insanely small and cramped. The wifi does not work, ever. And there are no built in heaters in the rooms. Instead, a space heater has been connected to the wall and just... More 

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

Dear MoV, While I'm glad you liked the overall design and character of the hotel, I'm so disappointed that we fell short of your expectations. Unfortunately we did experience a number of facility issues with our newly renovated rooms that just opened over the holidays. Please know that we have since resolved many of these issues, including the wifi. Although... More 

San Francisco, California, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First the good-- this place has a great location if you're skiing Heavenly, t's very chicly decorated and the breakfast and in lobby bar are a great touch. But the following will lead you to the bar so not sure you want to stay unless they correct some issues. Form is supposed to FOLLOW function and here's why it's not... More 

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

Dear GeopatraW, Thank you for your feedback. Please accept my apologies for all of the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. You were among the very first guests to stay in newly renovated rooms that opened over the holidays. Unfortunately, that means you also had to experienced us trying to navigate through all of the issues that come with new... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has different style like the other hotels in the area. The decor and the whole atmosphere is very new and trendy, designed completely in 2014 style :) The crew is excellent, they have a very nice ground, fake fireplace where you can have your breakfast. Nice lobby and bar area, convenient parking place, free wifi, very close to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want cool, this is cool! Rooftop hot tub, firepits, the base bar is simple but perfect and the staff is knowledgeable about the area and casually on top of their game! For now on, this will be the only place I stay in Tahoe!

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I ski in South Lake, Basecamp is always my first choice. The cozy rooms, convenient location and friendly staff all make for a great experience. I was a bit hesitant at first because of the motel aspect, but was pleasantly surprised by the refurbished rooms. Most rooms can sleep four people pretty comfortably (bunk bed style) and it didn't... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a newly fully refurbished/renovated hotel right across the street from the Heavenly Village ( you can just walk over to the Gandola from the hotel). The place is very unique and rooms have a very cool decor - defiantly not your cookie-cutter place. The staff was super friendly, the breakfast was delicious ( included in the price of... 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:
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Block Hotel Lake Tahoe
Block Lake Tahoe
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#4 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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#8 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe

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