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Caples Lake Resort

Highway 88, Kirkwood, CA 95646
Caples Lake Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Atascadero, California
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

To start off, did not stay at the resort. I went there to check on fishing at the lake. The staff person I spoke with regarding the lake was extremely rude. I like the lake, the area around it, but will Never stay at the resort after being treated with his attitude.

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Davis, California
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62 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We have stayed here several times in cabins. This year, we stayed in a lodge room. Clean room, comfortable bed. The view can't be beat. Each lodge room overlooks the lake. The bathrooms are across the hall from each room, with a private shower, toilet, coffee maker, and mini fridge. Coffee, hot chocolate, and tea are available in the hallway.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Loved this wonderful vacation spot! The cabins were rustic,and clean and comfortable! The lake was beautiful and relaxing--just what I needed. And...DAVE was the best!!! Always helpful and ready to laugh at our "dumb luck"!!! We will definitely be back--soon!!

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Half Moon Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is one of my favorite vacation spots! Caples lake is nestled in the high Sierra's near the town of Kirkwood California. The cabins are cozy, clean, wll stocked with linens, full kitchen, and gas barbeque. All the cabins overlook the lake where you can relax on your personal deck and take in the beauty. Last year my husband and... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California
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9 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We just returned from a great week's stay at Caples Lake Resort. We went with another couple who rented a cabin next to ours. The cabins were clean and had everything we needed to make our stay pleasant. There are plenty of linens, pillows, towels, etc. The kitchen is well stocked for cooking anything. There are very nice bbq's at... More 

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Livermore, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Two older adults (grandparents), two adults (parents), and a toddler (21 months old) took a 2 br cabin at Caples Lake Resort in early June. We heard that the Lake had been frozen only a month before, so we prepared for warm days, cool nights, and cold water. All the insects were out and the fish were well-fed, so they... More 

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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We were on our 3rd day of a 4-day bike ride when we checked into the resort. The owners(?) of the resort were too busy getting ready for the summer season so they weren't very sociable. I stayed in one of the B&B Lodge Rooms which was clean. The building needs to be torn down. The bathroom floor was warped... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We enjoy going fishing at Caples Lake. We usually pick a place to sit back, enjoy the great outdoors, and go fishing. The lake is year round - i.e. they do offer ice fishing experiences. Nice drive to the lake. Resort would make for a nice time to stay lakeside; we have just visited not stayed the night. It should... More 

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Israel
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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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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