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Granlibakken Tahoe

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725 Granlibakken Rd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rancho Murieta, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent 5 days here. Everyone we had contact with was friendly and helpful. Rooms are privately owned condos. Ours was comfortable and decorated in a forest decor. Breakfast was included and good.The location is very close to downtown Tahoe City and Lake Tahoe. Did not lack for things to do. Tennis, hiking, bikes, and a pool. We will be back... More 

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Placerville, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently attended a conference at Granlibakken. The location and layout of this place is wonderful. The food was excellent. Every meal was well planned and a large variety of choices including veggie options. I used the pool and exercise facilities while there. Pool and dressing rooms were clean and pool was heated nicely. The exercise room needs updating with some... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review! We are so pleased that you found some time to play while you were here! Our location in a secluded 74 acre valley with Tahoe City and a number of other attractions close by is really wonderful for guests looking for some peace quiet while still enjoying the all that Tahoe has to offer.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed in a standard room in this hotel. Basically the standard room is across the what they call a studio and the two together have common entrance and make a suite. I was surprised by how small the standard room was. So much so that you can only access the bed from one side (it had two double beds).... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Our standard rooms are a bit on the small side, but they are a good size for 1-2 people. Our coffee and a lot of our breakfast items are organic and locally produced when possible. Our location close to Tahoe City means that there are plenty of options for dining and entertainment... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

It was a nice hotel with a rustic atmosphere. A bit noisy if you have upstairs guests. Rooms was nice and clean. The front staff was outstanding and veery accommodating! Food service was very good! Overall a great experience!

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Granlibakken Tahoe with us! We are glad that you enjoyed your experience, and that the food service and front desk staff went above and beyond for you. We look forward to hosting you at Granlibakken Tahoe the next time your are in the area! More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I was my wife's guest for an overnight at the property. She was with a budget conscious group and the venue seemed appropriate for them. The food was quite good. Services was uniformly very good - whether dining room or front desk. The property is built into the side of a hill. If you have mobility challenges you need to... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that the customer service met your expectations. You are correct that our property is built on a hill, but we do our best to accommodate our guests' needs. I am glad that you were able to find a... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I recently stayed at Granlibakken for a conference and had a great time. There was no snow at the lake level, so most of the amenities, like the ski hill, were not open. The Tree Adventure Park is only open on the weekend and you need to make a reservation. The conference facilities were very good, with powerful wi-fi, and... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing some of the highlights of your stay at Granlibakken Tahoe! The lack of snow this year did force us to close our sledding operation early, but there are still plenty of activities to do onsite! We do offer shuttle service to and from town for many of our conferences, and our shuttle service to and from... More 

Tahoe City, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This was the fourth year of taking the boys to the ski/sled hill at Granlibakken and they had a wonderful time once again! I always do too, as I can be close enough to them to keep an eye out and shout encouragement as well. The staff is always friendly and helpful. We couldn't utilize the ski hill, due to... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for making Granlibakken Tahoe a part of your family tradition! Our ski and sled hill did suffer a bit from lack of snow this year, but I am pleased to hear that your family found plenty of other ways to spend your time! The Treetop Adventure Course, located onsite, is a great activity for the whole family! We... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A very pleasant refuge by lake Tahoe. The facilities and accommodations are quite nice for a mountain resort, but what really stands out is the service. Annora at the front desk went above and beyond her duties to make sure my stay was as pleasant as possible, including a personal tour of the surrounding forest area and Tahoe city. I... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review! We here at Granlibakken Tahoe really do pride ourselves on going above and beyond for our guests, and I am pleased to hear that your expectations were exceeded! I will be sure to pass your praise onto Annora. We look forward to hosting you the next time you are in Tahoe! More 

Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This was our third stay at this venue. Although we were disappointed that the sledding and ski hills were closed, we realize the venue wasn't responsible for this. The rooms and bathrooms were very clean and comfortable. The breakfast offered daily, are great---lots of choices for even the pickiest eaters. The views from our rooms were great. Our kitchen was... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Granlibakken Tahoe! The low snowfall this year has forced us to close our sledding operations, but there are still plenty of fun activities onsite! We are glad that your experience was relaxing and that you were able to spend some time with your family in our peaceful valley.... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We have stayed here multiple times now over the past 4 years and it's become a family tradition. Granlibakken is a gem. Such a different, laid back, and nostalgic experience from the hyped up super-resorts around there, and a good way. We recently stayed there and a few things weren't up to our standards from stays past (timeliness of housekeeping/maintenance... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! Our relaxed atmosphere with plenty of activities to do onsite does make Granlibakken Tahoe a great place to come with a family. We are so glad that Danni was able to take care of you, we do our best to meet all of our guests' expectations every time, and we appreciate honest... More 

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