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Granlibakken Tahoe

3.0 of 5 725 Granlibakken Rd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I and our 2 toddlers stayed here 4 nights during Christmas week. I figured it would be a great family place where my little girl can learn how to ski. I was not disappointed. It is totally the place for laid-back families can enjoy tahoe without the overcrowd found in Squa Valley or North Face. Ski slope... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your positive feedback with us! Granlibakken Tahoe is really the one-stop shop for families, with our many activities onsite as well as our great amenities and laid-back atmosphere! Our ski hill really is the perfect place for beginners to learn without the pressure of the large ski resorts, and our hot buffet breakfast served daily ensures... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Granlibakken. We had a townhouse easily big enough for our two families, and were very comfortable. Loved the breakfast buffet, especially to set us up for skiing, and relaxing in the hot tub in the evenings. Great food at New Years party. The only thing that could have been better was the comedically slow... More 

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

Thank you for your positive feedback! Our range of townhouse sizes does mean that they accommodate almost any family size comfortably. We are so pleased to hear that you loved our breakfast buffet; our cozy lodging as well as hot buffet breakfast every morning are certainly some of the perks of staying at Granlibakken. We apologize that you had a... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed over new years in a lodge suite (executive). So the most important thing to know when renting at this place is that it is not like the usual hotel. Each unit is privately owned. This means there is a huge range between drab and tiny to large and luxurious. I'm glad I asked before we went about more... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some helpful feedback! You are correct that our units are privately owned, but we are working with the homeowners to update all of the units to ensure modern and stylish accommodations for all of our guests. Our lodge suites are perfect for a small family, with a full kitchen, living... More 

New York, NY
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for five nights over New Year's with our family in an Executive Suite. I was led to believe by Reservations that this would be one of the nicest, most updated options, but the suite was actually very drab and disappointing. The dishwasher was broken (and even when it was repaired, there were issues), one of the stove burners... More 

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

Thank you for taking a moment to share some of the highlights and shortfalls of your stay here. We are glad that you enjoyed breakfast, but we are sorry to hear that some other aspects of your stay did not meet your expectations. We would love the chance to discuss your concerns with you further, please take a moment to... More 

Redwood City, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed over Christmas 2014. *Breakfast was superb. Great choices, plentiful with extremely friendly and attentive service * Christmas dinner was great, wonderful selection and very tasty * Room was slightly on the small side, only one chair for 2 people and twin beds made it a little less romantic than I was hoping for. If we return I would definitely... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words! We certainly do pride ourselves on exceptional customer service here at Granlibakken Tahoe, and our dining staff will be pleased to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast! We do request that guests specify bed type when they book with us, as we do have quite a range of bed types here, and we want... More 

Livingston, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been searching all morning for places to go as a family to LakeTahoe for the first time until I read all the great reviews about Granlibakken Tahoe. I called and was surprised a live person answered as I had been calling many other places and all they have is an answering machine stating to look into their website... More 

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

We are so pleased to hear that you received good customer service here at Granlibakken Tahoe, we will pass your praise on to Mike. We hope that you enjoy your stay here at Granlibakken Tahoe, and maybe you and your family can try out the Treetop Adventure Park, located right onsite at Granlibakken Tahoe and open year-round! More 

Vienna Region, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have visited Granlibakken in the summer and during the winter season too. The accommodation was pretty amazing and my rooms were clean and quiet and the staff was really helpful and they are so friendly too. Food was delicious, dining area and the hotel were clean. Check-in and check-out went smoothly. For the conference I arrived late with their... More 

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

Thank you for your glowing words! We do pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service as well as our beautiful location. Granlibakken Tahoe's location on 74 wooded acres right outside of Tahoe City means that our guests can enjoy a vacation close to all of the activities that Tahoe has to offer while enjoying our retreat-like setting. We are glad... More 

Albany, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Our issues are all first world problems: beds were small and very uncomfortable (we had booked two queens and got two doubles -- though staff graciously let us look at other rooms and switch), staff at the hotel told us cross country trails were open and when we went to the ski rental hut we learned that they weren't open... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We do our best to train our staff on all of our current offerings, but we are sorry that there seemed to be discrepancies in what you were told throughout your stay. We are glad to here that you enjoyed the many activities that Lake Tahoe has to offer, and we would love to discuss... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Great place for an event. Good food, staff helpful and a beautiful location. Rooms are comfortable and clean but a little dated. Meeting room is huge and easily was set up for our separate training. Good service was very good and was appreciated by our group

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! We certainly do pride ourselves on exceptional service, healthy and varied dining options, and our ability to cater to groups of almost any size. We hope that you'll be back again soon! More 

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Address: 725 Granlibakken Rd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Granlibakken Tahoe 3*
Number of rooms: 165
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Granlibakken Hotel Tahoe City
Granlibakken Resort Tahoe City

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