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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What probably makes this place so great is the staff and the character of the hotel. I stayed there as part of large group, there were about 100 of us that basically took over the hotel. These guys made sure that our stay was amazing. I was especially impressed with Satchel, one of the staff at the hotel, who really... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this this place. It will always be our Tahoe hotel. Good location. Wonderful staff. Cozy rooms. The decor is awesome through out the place. The fire pit and stores are a nice thing to do on early fall nights too.

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent 3 nites here on a family trip with my kids - we opted for the family room which has 2 queens and 2 bunk beds. This is an old-motel re-modeled with a hipster vibe. About a 5 minute walk to Heavenly Village and the gondola to some outstanding skiing. The hotel is clean, utilitarian and quite a good value.... More 

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Martha's Vineyard
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. I had visited South Lake in the summer and had a great stay at Basecamp (see August review), enough so that I didn't give it a second thought to come back and take advantage of Tahoe in the winter, & I'm psyched I did. Basecamp is simplicity at its' best. It's clean, has a cute décor that... More 

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

Thanks so much for this awesome review! I am so happy you loved Basecamp as much in the winter as you did in the summer! Sounds like you got to really enjoy all that Tahoe has to offer - both skiing and paddling on a blue bird day - it just doesn't get any better than that! We look forward... More 

Panama City, Panama
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Why would you like to stay in one of the horribles motels that is around Lake Tahoe when you can stay at the Basecamp! The design is superb, the whole concept is wonderful. The staff is amazing too. I search the internet because I was going to stay for a long weekend in February 2015 and found this Motel. I... More 

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Jaragua Do Sul, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 people and we all had an amazing stay in this hotel. Perfect location, less than 10 min walk to the gondula, next to the casino and 5min walk to the lake. Staff was awesome always trying to do their best to help you. Loved it and definitely would come back.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Basecamp Jan 1st-5th 2015 on a ski trip to Lake Tahoe. This place is awesome and a well kept secret, would definitely stay here next time. The staff is so warm and friendly, they really make you feel at home. As soon as I started chatting with Luke at the front desk, he hooked me up with... More 

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San Francisco, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the pros: it's a great location, just on the California side of stateline, which means that there's no smoking to worry about. Everything is within short walking distance--the beach, the casinos, the gondola--and you're a straight shot to the Harvey's casino entrance. The rooms have character, with fun maps and furnishings. The breakfast offerings are pretty good, and that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect position and beautifully presented rooms, we stayed here as part of our honeymoon. We only had one night booked but after the first we adjusted or plans and stayed another night. The kind size bed was like sleeping on a cloud!!! Perfect after a day on the slops. Staff were extremely friendly and accommodating. The entire hotel was clean... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Basecamp is an absolute gem. Every little detail makes for a great stay. We will definitely be coming back. The staff is so fun and accomodating. As there are always unexpected problems in life, I had one morning with no hot water. We were very impressed that the front desk staff called us first asking if we were having problems... More 

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

Thank you for the awesome review! I'm so glad you loved Basecamp (and our incredible staff!) We can't wait to welcome you back the next time your travels bring you our way! 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
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#5 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#5 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#8 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe

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