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Pinecrest Chalet

500 Dodge Ridge Rd, Pinecrest, CA 95364
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch cabin facilities in Stanislaus National forest. Hiking. Archery. Rock climbing. Biking. Fishing.camper and people friendly. A California treasure. Children accommodations. Heated pool. Ping pong. Playground laundry. Free ice. Very clean. Host directors Ken is over the edge qualified..GO

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We were a large wedding party of about 100 people. If you like Rustic type wedding party in this part of America this is the place.we did not see any wild bears but they are there! and you are not supposed to leave any food stuff in your vehicles! because will try to break open and damage the vehicle. There... More 

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Corte Madera, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We've stayed here twice now for an annual trip we do with 7 families--and it is awesome! The entire staff took great care of us with meals and activities to keep even the little kids in our group (all under 11 years old) fed and entertained. We love the fact that the kids can roam freely in the beautiful woods... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place is not fancy, but it is lots of fun. We had the Programming and Food options and happy we got both. The food is simple, but hearty. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. This was a great Winter Lair experience!

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We just returned from a Winter Lair weekend at Pinecrest Chalet. Fresh air, clean and quiet accommodations, good food cooked by someone else (not me!)... As long-time campers at the Family Camp next door (Lair of the Bear) we felt we were in the lap of luxury in our cozy little cabin with gas fireplace and full bathroom (!) plus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Really nice location and good prices for the Chalets.. Lots to do nearby and some good restaurants.The walk around the lake and boat prices were fair. and water was very clean. The staff were so easy to work with and kind..bring food with you and water.all though the water was ok..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I rented a townhouse that sleeps 14 for our family and two friends from Aug. 16-21, and we all enjoyed our stay immensely. The house was basically clean, but there were spots on the rug, rips in the bedspreads and an unpleasant smell in certain ares of the first floor. This didn't bother us that much because we were out... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Wow! I am so surprised to see these reviews. While I agree that it is a nice setting and the staff is nice, it is not enough to recommend it to anyone. We had a two story attached unit near the swimming pool. It has four bedrooms and two bathrooms with open holes in the walls. Dirty hand prints on... More 

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Antioch, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Just returned from a 4 night stay. Friendly staff, some of the cabins are rustic but clean and have a little charm to them. Very Peaceful and quiet surroundings. The Chalet is a great location if you are visiting Pinecrest lake. A little distance for walking to the beach if you have little ones.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

The Chalet is the best place to stay while visiting the Lair of the Bear. It is the perfect location between the camp and lake. The entire staff is friendly and wonderful - Quinn, Nicole, Ken, Eric. It is clean, well managed and reasonably priced! I plan to go every 4th of July week!

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