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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are so many wonderful things about Granlibakken that it is hard to organize thoughts ... but these clearly include a wonderful and friendly staff (more below), great food and service (thanks to Chef Ron and staff!), relaxing rooms, great layout, the entire Tahoe environment including convenience to Tahoe City and West Shore locations including hikes, wonderful meeting rooms, and... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The setting is nice and breakfast is pretty good, that is where it should end. The basic rooms are small, dark, hot and not very clean, I left with some sort of bites on my head. The first night there was a large spider IN the bed, and one in the shower. There was mold in the showers,and around the... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In Norwegian, Granlibakken means “a hillside sheltered by fir trees.” This resort is truly a relaxingLake Tahoe hideaway with a touch of European hospitality. My photographer and I on assignment were warmly greeted by the Resort Manager, Kay Williams and the staff. We had a wonderful conversation with Kay on the history of Granlibakken and an overview of the resort.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place was great!! Accommodations were comfortable and inviting!! Beautiful and convenient location!! The staff was helpful and friendly!! Great food for breakfast (which is included)!! Awesome family reunion!!! I would recommend it for everyone!!

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Northfield, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we attended family reunion here and the facilities were very good. Even better was the most accommodating staff, with a special shout out for Christi our reunion coordinator. Great setting in the tall pines and convenient to Tahoe City. Rooms were spacious, perhaps showing a little age, but overall experience was outstanding.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very enjoyable stay at Granlibakken and we loved being right next to the aerial adventure park. The staff was helpful and the breakfast was tasty and very filling. That said, the rooms could use some updating.

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Reno, Nevada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Granlibakken for our 3 day symposium with a group of 80 participants from around the world. Granlibakken is particularly well suited for this type of event. The venue had plenty of meeting space and was located a short drive away from Lake Tahoe nestled in amongst the trees. There were plenty of different indoor and outdoor spaces where... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our third trip to Granlibakken for a biannual family reunion. The last time I was upset by sharing the resort with a large, un-ruly group. This time we purposely scheduled our reunion to avoid the PACT conference and the experience was great. As before, the accommodations are a bit dated but comfortable. Some family members had problems with... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are honored to be your chosen destination for your family reunions! We are glad you found our property to be comfortable. The Treetop Adventure Park is an amazing way to spend the day, awesome that your family was able to enjoy it on your visit. We hope to see you all again soon for... More 

Alameda, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hosted a conference for about 60 people for two weeks in June 2015. The food was excellent with a varied menu, essential for a conference lasting this long. The venue also worked very well, as the conference rooms open up directly into the inside/outside dining area, encouraging interactions among the attendees. However, the real standout was the level of... More 

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

Thank you for your stellar review! We appreciate your feedback and will pass your gracious comments along to our staff who always go above and beyond. Our chef will be happy to hear how much your group loved the variety of cuisine. We are more than happy to have let your students use our main conference room for a late... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will review this more as a conference attendee and less as a vacationer. Granlibakken has been very accommodating to our conference for some years now. I've never been there in the winter, so this is a summer review. The food is outstanding, healthy and delicious, with enough options to cater to a variety of taste. Rooms are comfortable and... More 

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

We appreciate your review! Granlibakken is extremely pleased to hear that your group continues to enjoy holding your meetings with us. We are lucky to have such a wonderful property set back from the main road in a serene and peaceful valley. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to your conference next year! More 

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