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Pinecrest Chalet

500 Dodge Ridge Rd, Pinecrest, CA 95364
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014
Juliewilburn Antioch, California
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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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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Nice place to go with a big family. The wirelles works only near the office house. All chalets are shady and you do not see the sun arises. The receptionist was not gentle at all, he did not make me feel confortable to ask suggestions about sigthseeings around there. I guess that around pinecrest chalet should be better places to... More

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

This resort is in the national forest, about 3 miles from Dodge Ridge ski area. We were there in February. The cabins are well stocked, full kitchens, coffee provided. There is a fireplace with firewood. There is a little stream behind the cabins, and lots of trails and recreational activities. The prices are reasonable, people very friendly.

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Danville, California
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

We have stayed at the Chalet several times over the last five years. It is located very close to Dodge Ridge ski resort which allows for an easy drive up the mountain and back. The innkeepers are very nice and helpful. They are the main reason we continue to go back! We prefer to stay in the chalet cabins which... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Pinecrest is a beautiful area and we were satisfied with our accommodations. We didn't have high expectations for our cabin, but everything was acceptable. Our room had a small fridge, tiny televison and a small bathroom and shower. The bed wasn't the most comfortable ever but wasn't terrible. The chalet surprisingly had wifi but coverage was definitely sporadic. The grounds... More

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Playa del Rey, Ca.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

The staff worked with us and we were able to stay in a beautiful Chalet. Even though there were kids running around during the day it was not an issue - the kids playing was a comforting sound. It was very quiet at night and we enjoyed the little creek running below our chalet.

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Turlock, California
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

My children and I have stayed at Pinecrest Chalet three times, most recently just a week ago, Aug. 1-5. They never seem to let us down. You can't beat the friendliness of the staff: Nicole, Kim, and Gayle. So helpful and cheerful. Yes, the accomodations are rustic, but isn't that the point? The cabins that we stayed in did not... More

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Oakland, CA
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7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2010

We stayed for two nights in one of the small cabins with what is called a pyramid bed. The minimum we expected was a comfortable bed, but it had a very uncomfortable mattress. The shower was tiny, the toilet didn't flush properly, there was a mercury high intensity light outside our cabin that we could not shield from view. Now... More

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Pinecrest_Chalet, Manager at Pinecrest Chalet, responded to this review

We are delighted to introduce Ken Hutz as the Pinecrest Chalet’s new Director. With new management, a property-wide facelift, and a successful winter family camp program, these are exciting days in Pinecrest! Join us for you next personal vacation, wedding, group retreat, or family reunion to experience the new and improved Pinecrest Chalet. More

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Address: 500 Dodge Ridge Rd, Pinecrest, CA 95364
Location: United States > California > Pinecrest
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Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Pinecrest Chalet offers a variety of units that can accommodate families and groups of different sizes. From our single room cottages that sleep two to four people, to our more spacious cabins and townhouses with two to four bedrooms, kitchens and living room areas, your mountain getaway can be modest or more deluxe. All units have wi-fi access, coffee service, and seasonal access to the swimming pool, sports courts and amphitheater. It's 1 mile to Pinecrest Lake, the closest lodging to Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, and is a gateway to high Sierra fun. We are delighted to introduce Ken Hutz as the Chalet's new Director. These are exciting days in Pinecrest and we look forward to having you join us! ... more   less 
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