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Tahoe Sands Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   6610 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
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Ranked #7 of 7 hotels in Tahoe Vista
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
bruceds101 Los Altos, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Altos, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect beach and lake access. Huge grassy play area. Lots of fun facilities, basketball, bocci-ball horseshoes, volley-ball table-tennis kayaks, pool, hot tub, sauna. Nice offerings at the ofiice, ice-cream, arts, popcorn, lemonade, wine and cheese. Lots of recent upgrades to meet ADA requirements. Accessible fire-pit, paved walks to a center canopy, propane fired grills. Helpful and friendly staff. Some units... More

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northern California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If I could live here I would...if u are looking for ritzy and upscale, wrong place to look... If you are looking for rustic, homey,warm and welcoming and maybe somewhat quirky you have hit the jackpot ! Accommodations with personality, a cannot be rivaled locale and a place where you feel you can relax and take a deep breath... This... More

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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
32 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked one night at Tahoe Sands and, within an hour of checking in, we booked a second night, we felt so comfortable there. Fantatsic, almost unique access to the lake via a private beach, a good pool, great hot tub, coffee, sun loungers etc., really friendly and helpful staff and the little chalets are really comfortable. Yes, its all a... More

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managerTSR, Manager at Tahoe Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are an older property that is in the process of renovating, but many of our owners and guests appreciate the old Tahoe, family friendly feel that the Tahoe Sands Resort offers. Providing an enjoyable and memorable stay for... More

Incline Village, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I see that that this hotel/resort has gotten some mixed reviews. Here's my opinion: You cannot beat the location as it has a private beach that's pretty expansive. Kayaks are onsite for rental at a much more reasonable rate than anywhere else around the lake. They even have some boat buoys. The resort is an older one however they are... More

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Denver, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

North Lake Tahoe is filled with older resorts. The Sands in Tahoe Vista may be one of the best of its kind. Like many of these resorts it is funky, but in a good way. The buildings are old but well maintained and very clean. It is like going back in time. If you want luxury, the Sands is not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Great resort! Perfect location and friendly staff. Would stay here again and again and again! The resort is being updated and they are doing a great job. The pool and spa is nice but the best is the beach area. It is beautiful and so much fun. They offer kayaks to rent for a great day.

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northern California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have found that over the years finding a place to stay that feels like Tahoe, like Old Tahoe is difficult. . We have stayed at other places on North Shore and wanted to find a place we could stay at regularly without going broke...we found the Sands as we were driving around North Shore.. it looked homey and enticing...... More

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managerTSR, Manager at Tahoe Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time share your review of the resort. We are so glad the Tahoe Sands Resort is a place you can call your home away from home! And with all our renovation efforts, we hope your experience just keeps getting better and many more year to come of wonderful memories at the lake! More

Antelope
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Tahoe Sands Resort has a special place in my heart, it is somewhere I go when I want to relax and enjoy the incredible beauty that abounds at North Shore Lake Tahoe. It is what I think of when I think of the “Real Lake Tahoe” experience. Lake Tahoe was not always High End Resorts, gambling and highly commercial touristy... More

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managerTSR, Manager at Tahoe Sands Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jean - Thank you so very much for your review. We will continue to work hard to ensure that the Tahoe Sands Resort is one of your favorite destinations for years to come! More

Berkeley, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Although we only stayed one night, we found this 2-BR suite fit our purposes - and budget! Easy access to the beach, a hot tub, and walking distance to restaurants made the stay simple. Ten minutes to the Safeway, 20 to NorthStar, and 30 to Truckee. Not fancy, could use some updating ... but clean and slept 6 easily.

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managerTSR, Manager at Tahoe Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write a review and share your experience at the Tahoe Sands Resort. So many of our owners and guests tell us how much they appreciate the easy access as you mentioned. We know that we are not the newest resort on the block and could use some updating...so that is... More

Wilmington, North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We were assigned to the Tahoe Sands Resort as part of a social media discount coupon. This review has nothing to do with this process, which assigned us to the Tahoe Sands through a misleading description. Part of the assignment required us to sit through a 90 minute time share presentation. We were placed in one of the "marketing" units,... More

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Address: 6610 North Lake Blvd., Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe Vista
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Tahoe Sands Resort 3*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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The Tahoe Sands Resort. The sunny-side of the lake's best kept secret. Centrally located in Tahoe Vista, the Tahoe Sands Resort spans across four acres of open lakefront property and also offers a more private get-away hidden in the wooded acreage adjacent to the main buildings. Studios, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units complete with kitchens are available throughout the property. The large open grass area offers a great recreational space or a relaxing place for all guests. Our private sand beach, one of Tahoe's best, is just steps away. ... more   less 
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