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Campground by the Lake

1150 Rufus Allen Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Campground by the Lake
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Roseville, California
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53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were in site B7. We got our reservation a day before we arrived which surprised me but we were only there for two nights. The maximum stay at this campground is two weeks. We had a view of the lake and the mountains, while being nestled in tall pine trees. It is definitely a kid friendly park. They could... More 

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Atlanta
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

My husband and I camped here for four nights this past July. Although backcountry camping is more our style, this Campground by the Lake was right on the money with our Lake Tahoe agenda. It was nice to wake up to the smell of the many tall pine trees, which tower over the campground. Let’s just say finding a spot... More 

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Central California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Great location- convenient to services- across the highway from the Lake, easy walk. I like to watch current event news. Satellite is very difficult to receive unless you have a portable with long RG 58 cable. It would be nice to add local cable TV. GREAT PLACE

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at campground by the lake for 4 nights Aug10-14. We were in site B23. It was a good site. All sites in the B loop are very wide open and close to each other. It worked out well for us tho because we were staying next to our family in the next site. Showers are free but there... More 

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Auburn,CA
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We went up to the lake for 2 days with our van conversion in late June. The place was nearly empty where we parked, which was very close to a bathroom that we had to ourselves. We didn't need hook-ups and it ran us $24.00 for the night. We just needed a place to park for the night with a... More 

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London, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This is a large not too densely packed RV camp in the middle of pine trees adjacent to Lake Tahoe (just the other side of the road). It is very close to the centre of South Tahoe City and hence gets some traffic noise. Most pitches seemed of good size, ours had power but no water nor drains (not a... More 

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San Jose
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Pros: Good location for south lake Tahoe, nice people, reasonable price, right next to skating rink, community swimming pool and nice large playground, lot of spots with space and trees, nice feel Cons: If you're near the road, there's a lot of continuous traffic all day and night; trucks at night We've stayed here several times over the years. You... More 

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Auburn, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

First time at this location. This place would without a doubt be 5 star if it weren't for a couple of things. 1. No security at night time means you are a target. Since we were so close to the Lake and the road, 2nd night there someone came into our site and stole my $500 Trek Mountain Bike. Even... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Right across from the lake. Everyone at the campground are great. Very reasonable price for a site. Have plenty room between sites. Not on top of each other. Lots for the kids to do. Close to the town and markets. Great place to sit around a campfire at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

On a budget as travelling California. Came across this camp first and as the staff were so friendly and helpfull we decided to stay 4 nights in total. Great location and even though the camp is situated right beside a main road you really don't hear all that much. My main surprise is just the staff always happy and will... More 

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