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Caples Lake Resort

Highway 88, Kirkwood, CA 95646
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Caples Lake Resort
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Israel
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

By chnce we happened upon Caples lake when looking for a day site for cooking lunch on gas burners, lazing in the afternoon in a boat/fishing and swimming. Perfect. Nothing luxurious, but beautiful, great value, and wehad a wonderful afternoon splashing and motoring around the lake after lunch. If youre in the south lake tahoe area and want to get... More

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Redding, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Caples Lake Resort has one of the best views in the Carson Pass area. The resort sits within 50 feet or so of Caples Lake with views of Round Top in the background. We stayed five nights in one of six lodge rooms. The rooms are small, about the size of a typical bedroom, with windows looking out over the... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The best part about Caples Lake Resort is the close proximity to Kirkwood ski resort. It's a decent value for the <5-min drive, coming in with rates much lower than staying on-site at the resort. Parking is free, and the cabins (stayed in cabin 9) have all the basic amenities you would need. The resort is by no means luxurious,... More

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Fremont, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Caples lake resort is an excellent value for your money if you are looking to stay near skiing and to spend some quality time with your family or spouse/significant other. However, keep in mind that this is an authentic Tahoe lodge, don't expect any frills. Highlights: -Watching the sun rise on the mountains and over the frozen lake from my... More

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Cameron Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Stayed both at the Lodge and Cabin 7. Caples Lake is such beautiful lake with gorgeous views of the mountains and steep granite rock. We can always count on the Ospreys flying over our boat as we troll around the lake for trout. What makes this lake even more special is it's a fisherman's lake -- no tubing, water skiing,... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

The best part (in winter) is the quick 4-minute drive to Kirkwood. We stayed in cabin 6 and found it adequate. I guess the cabin is supposed to have a lake view, but it was snowing hard our entire stay so not much to see outside, still it was very scenic, you'll feel that you're in complete solitude. PROS: -close... More

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Half Moon Bay, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

Quiet, Peaceful and Comfortable with scenery that will take your breath away . great summer and fall hiking and fishing all around the summer wildflowers are spectacular and the fall colors are awesome. we plan on making the resort a yearly destination . The owner John is cool and his help is also I give the place an A+

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Ukiah, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

Just got back from a weekend at the resort at caples lake and we loved it the cabins are well kept and there is a real home like feel there the staff is friendly and knowlageable Dave answerd all of our questions and helped us alot. We will most definately be back loved it loved it loved it!!!!

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Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

Super scenic place away from the crowds for fishing, skiing, snoeshowing and no distractions! By myself, with friends - or the family - I'll look forward to visiting Caples Lake Resort for all that it has winter and summer.

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Oceanside, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

The cabins are nice, clean and feel very cozy. They have games there to play in the cabins or you can go to the main lodge to play. There is no Tv, but it is so beautiful and plenty to do that my teenagers not only survived, but loved it there. John is very friendly and helpful, whenever I needed... More

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Also Known As:
Caples Lake Hotel Kirkwood
Caples Lake Hotel
Address: Highway 88, Kirkwood, CA 95646
Location: United States > California > Kirkwood
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Kirkwood

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