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3600 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Nice, clean and quite, we enjoyed our stay for a week. You can not get a better location. A little expensive but worth it for all of the amenities the place offers. the front office people are not the best but we only had a few questions for them. We decided to just explore on our own in tow

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

We rented a three-bedroom three-floor unit. Gorgeous views! We used the unit for winter use only. Unit was pleasantly equipped and decently furnished, but not super-luxury as we had been told. FOR WINTER RENTERS, here are some caveats: 1) electric heat can cost a fortune. Get estimates on what it will cost to heat, we kept thermostat set to 65... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Too bad that one of the best places on the lake is so poorly run. Our unit, # 78 was boiling hot. I complained to the front desk and they told me that all of the units are the same. This is not true. Some are much cooler than others. They gave me a fan which was a joke. At... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Chinquapin has a beautiful setting and some of the condos are very comfortable, others just OK, but being at Tahoe with that great setting is super worthwhile. Chinquapin is off the highway and quiet and there is a mile of shoreline with little walking and biking paths along the lake and networked in the woods between units. The beach has... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2004

We choose a one bedroom so we could enjoy a view of the lake. The problem was that we were on the bottom floor in room 161 and the upstairs occupant came running down the stairs about 30 minutes after we arrived to tell us to please keep it down. It was 7:30pm when we arrived and the children were... More 

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Address: 3600 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
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Ranked #4 of 6 Specialty Lodging in Tahoe City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 172
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