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Silverthorn Resort

16250 Silverthorn Rd., Redding, CA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Use caution when renting a houseboat from this marina. I almost lost my leg due to getting caught in the boat propeller. I was the 2nd person that this happened to in a two week period. I was taken by helicopter to the nearest hospital from the marina and not one time did the marina reach out to me to... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Queen houseboat had a full refrigerator with ice maker and water, the knife block had steak knives, there was a mini refrigerator up on the bar deck,food compacter in kitchen and surround sound in the galley. Had a good supply of toilet paper and 2 coolers for drinks. The orientation and disembarking staff were very helpful and it went quickly.... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

From the time we visited with the representatives from Silverthorn at the SF Sports and Boat Show (Feb 2015) to the time we had them check out our houseboat when we returned it at the end of our week long stay (July 2015), the staff at the Resort was great. Kudos to Sheila who put up with me and my... More 

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Las vegas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We reserved the Queen houseboat a year in advance to celebrate our retirements. There were twelve of us. We were told that the boat would be ready between 3 and 6 PM but if we called in the afternoon they could give us an accurate time our boat would be ready. We called and they said that our boat would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Thanks to houseboat.org, I rented the boat I needed, and wanted. It just so happened to be one of Silverthorn's boats. So I was concerned, given reviews like this that advise not to do business with them. From the first encounter to the last, I found Silverthorn to be well run, well maintained, and honest. The staff is particularly good.... More 

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Tracy, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I want to start off with a big shout out to the staff at Silverthorn! You all made my trip. It all started with Sheila, she was very nice and always helpful. She was patient and i felt as though i knew her before i met her...as i had called her about 20 times with questions.. First timers, heres what... More 

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Davis, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This resort pulled some very shady business practices and stole $2500 from me. During memorial day weekend I rented a house boat from this company. They raised the rate of the security deposit up to $2500 for the weekend and included in their contract, in the fine print, that if we had over 10 people on the boat that our... More 

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Anderson, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

We went to Silverthorn's Pub last night after a day of boating on Lake Shasta. We heard there was going to be a band and we wanted to eat dinner. The pub was pretty busy as it was a holiday weekend. We ordered pizza and chicken wings. The pizza was ok, the wings were great. Good vibe going on with... More 

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Cameron Park, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This is our 12th year houseboating on lake Shasta, first time at Silverthorn resort. We've rented from houseboats.com and the last 4 years out of Shasta Marina. I have to say Shasta Marina wins, they have it together and have the best houseboat. We rented out of Silverthorn to get a boat that slept more people. The dock was very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Six families set out for a one week houseboat adventure out of silverthorn resort & marina. This was our 8th year of house boating and the 3rd on Shasta lake. We showed up at 1pm in anticipation of getting on the boat early. Needless to say our boat was broken upon arrival so they switched us to a different boat,... More 

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