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Kit Carson Lodge

32161 Kit Carson Road, Hwy 88 at Silver Lake, Kit Carson, CA 95644
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Grass Valley, CA
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Although the countryside is sublime it couldn't make up for the very rude treatment at the front desk on our check in date, or the dirty room we stayed in. We booked weeks in advance and they failed to tell us that their restaurant is closed on Mondays and that the nearest place to eat is over 5 miles away.... More

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Santa Cruz, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We have stayed at Kit Carson Lodge with our friends for many years, starting when our children were very young. They are now in their 20's and still love coming back to this wonderful place. The owners have changed in the last few years, and we were pleased with the seamless change of ownership. They are keeping up with the... More

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Fresno, Ca
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We did the living social deal and we went in expecting rustic. Rustic as in no TV, cell reception, etc. We did not know that it is also prohibited to use blowdryers until we got there and read the paper handed to us by the girl at the front desk who hardly said two words to us. If a blowdryer... More

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Rancho Cordova, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We stayed in a 4 person cabin at Kit Carson Lodge over the 9/6-8 weekend with our Grandkids which are 8 & 4. Booked thru a Travelzoo deal and it truly was a great deal. The place is very quiet and peaceful. No TV's or Wi-Fi in the rooms. The Lake is beautiful and the little cabins are wonderful, come... More

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125 reviews 125 reviews
103 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

There are some nice things about the Kit Carson Lodge: a quiet location on a big lake, boats for hire, close access to nice hiking at Carson Pass, and extremely friendly servers in the dining room. There is a small, shallow roped-in area for swimming (no lifeguards, shoes probably needed since it's a rocky bottom). The food was mostly fine,... More

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San Francisco Bay Area
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

KCL is under new ownership and Mike and Karen are taking the place back to it's "Rustic Elegance" heritage. The location is fabulous although not as quiet as it used to be. Still, when compared to Tahoe, it wins hands down. It is very rare, in fact impossible, to find as a pristine place in The Sierras which you can... More

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30 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We just returned from a road trip to June Lake and environs. I booked this since neither of us had crossed the Carson Pass. Boy, were we surprised at the location on the lake and the rustic character. We had and end room in a quad with a lake view. Lovely room, lovely view BUT NO acoustic soundproof from the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We were recently married on Carson Pass---we stopped by Kit Carson Lodge for a celebratory beverage at about 4:45pm on a Thursday afternoon. We were told immediately upon entry that the lodge opened at 5:00pm . The manager then came out and said we cannot in any accommodate you we have fully booked up for dinner and we only serve... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
57 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We stayed at this great lodge for a wedding and loved it. We had a one bedroom by itself cabin. Really charming, quite rustic and in great location. Food was pretty good although they sometimes shut kitchen down long before they advertise so make sure to get there early. Breakfast says 10am but closed at 9:30 one morning and we... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

As others have noticed, this 80+ year-old-lodge is a fabulous Sierra getaway, located on the picturesque Silver Lake. We had the strange situation of being at the lodge during three very cold and rainy days in June of all months, but the cottage was so spacious, with lots of wood to have a fire burning, and we had lots of... More

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Also Known As:
Kit Carson Hotel
Kit Carson Hotel Kit Carson
Address: 32161 Kit Carson Road, Hwy 88 at Silver Lake, Kit Carson, CA 95644
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Location: United States > California > Kit Carson
Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Kit Carson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kit Carson Lodge is situated on Silver Lake surrounded by granite peaks and tall pines. Located in the California Sierra 45 minutes south of Lake Tahoe and five miles west of Kirkwood Ski Resort. Our Lodge is one of those old destinations. Family oriented, generations of guest have been coming for over 2 decades and family owned. ... more   less 
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