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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 

Palo Alto, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Granlibakken for a work conference. I found the hotel grounds to be amazing with many great amenities (pool, ski hill, and tree adventure park). The daily breakfast was delightful and the staff was very polite and helpful. I would stay here in my next visits to the Lake Tahoe area.

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

Thank you for your great review of Granlibakken Tahoe! We do pride ourselves on our wide array of amenities as well as our friendly staff. We certainly hope that you stay with us again next time you are in Lake Tahoe! More 

Brooklyn, New York
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95 reviews 95 reviews
7 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were warned about bears and coyotes on this property - repeatedly warned, I might add - and all we saw were two puppies and a house cat wondering about. The property consists of a sprawling lodge with a restaurant, a bar, a laundromat and a conference room and a number of smaller houses spread around. Staff was efficient and... 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! Although the bears are probably all hibernating for the winter, we are glad to hear that you were able to entertain yourself while here! We do offer a wide array of amenities as well as a great location, close to a lot of Tahoe attractions. Hopefully you'll be... More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to the Granlibakken staff! We brought our company here for a quick retreat, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms were clean and the amenities were plenty. The included breakfast was great. Everyone was incredibly helpful and thorough. We would definitely stay again. Thanks, Granlibakken!

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

Thank you for your great review at Granlibakken Tahoe! We are so glad that you and your company enjoyed your stay here, and we hope that you will stay with us again soon! More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Just got back from a stay at the Alta Peruvian Lodge, so I thought I'd give the comparison as most of my skiing is at Tahoe and we have stayed at Granlibakken several times over the years. This is an unpretentious lodge and condo complex in a beautiful environment on the West Shore of Tahoe. It's still the best deal... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback, and we are so pleased to hear that Granlibakken Tahoe meets your expectations for a cozy, rustic lodge. We really do pride ourselves on creating great value for our customers, through our daily hot buffet breakfast that comes complimentary with all of our rates, as well as the many other amenities onsite. Our excellent location... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Loved this place! Not just because its name in Norwegian means "Spruce trees on a hill" (Yes! I am a Norwegian girl and know the language!) But because of all its incredible charm! We went on a "Special" for Thanksgiving and couldn't believe ALL that we got for our money! A nice size Studio that included a full kitchen, "top... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review, we couldn't have said it better! Our studios really are perfect for a couple or a small family, with a full kitchen, living area, and fireplace. Combined with hot breakfast each morning, our Thanksgiving package that includes a full Thanksgiving dinner makes sure that you are fed well throughout your stay, and we are... More 

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