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Basecamp Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4143 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Ranked #6 of 70 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

This place is Eco friendly chic. From the delicious quality breakfast, to the room keys, to their simple yet modern decor, to the rooftop hot tub, everything is a 10/10! Super service from alllll the employees, great price for a CLEAN, impeccable really, room, and literally 30 seconds to the entrance of Harvey's!

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orange county
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Stayed at Basecamp for 3 nights with my 2 kids and they had an awesome time!! We had the queen room with the bunkbeds and everyone had their own bed. It was so nice to be able to spread out! It was a very short distance to the casino and major shopping and the ski lifts...just across the street. Breakfast... More

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San Jose, California
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

With a special rate and a special friend, I recently spent 2 nights at this hotel - it is practically ON "Stateline" in South Lake Tahoe, minutes to walk either into Gambling Hotels in Nevada or shops and restaurants in the nicely upgraded new town center. The room looked as if it was remodeled recently - very clean, 2 very... More

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28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I chose to stay here while on a recent ski trip tacked on to some business travel in SF + Vegas. What a fantastic hotel. The staff are great (thanks Dan in particular), the rooms are spot on for my style of accom, and the whole feeling of the place is chilled but kind of funky! Very convenient to the... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I stayed at Basecamp during my birthday weekend this past Feb. I had a great stay and I was thoroughly impressed for the following reasons: 1) Comfort: management did an excellent job of refurbishing the rooms for a very comfy feeling. After a long day of riding, I always want to come back to a pleasant room, take a hot... More

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Visited Lake Tahoe the last weekend of February to celebrate a friend's birthday, and stayed at Basecamp. A classy, updated, boutique-motel, its reception area has a very warm, ski lodge/cabin vibe feel to it, which was perfect as the weather was pretty frigid. The manager was very friendly, and took time to actually hang out and talk to us when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I recently spent a long weekend in tahoe for a nice spring ski trip. It seems that south tahoe really only has 3 types of properties: the high end Gondola resorts, the casinos and road side motels. We opted for 2 nights at harveys and 2 nights at basecamp hotel. Although basecamp is in Harvey's shadow, they... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

It was our first stay, but definitely not our last. The rooms were cute and clean. Hotel staff were friendly and knowledgable about the area. It was centrally located in South Lake Tahoe and we were easily able to walk to the Heavenly Gondola. Loved the outside fire pits and wished we had brought suits to enjoy the hot tub.... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We stayed here after purchasing an online deal for Basecamp through another company. We booked for a particular weekend in December, then realized we already had plans, and called to change our reservation to the weekend following. When we arrived, it turned out our reservation had never been changed in their booking system and they had marked us as a... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We have stayed here twice already this ski season and both times had a perfect stay. As new comers to Tahoe we really appreciated the friendly staff, keen to share their love and knowledge of the area - whether it is how many layers to wear on the slopes or the best runs on Kirkwood. Nicely designed, comfy log fire... 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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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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Basecamp South Lake Tahoe is a new hotel built for exploring the incredible lakes, trails and mountains that the Lake Tahoe Basin has to offer. Basecamp combines the comforts of a great hotel with the sense of adventure and community found at a an expedition base camp. Basecamp is located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, steps from the mountain and minutes walk from the lake. Become an instant local at Basecamp. ... more   less 
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