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Northstar California Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   5001 Northstar Drive, PO Box 129, Truckee, CA 96161
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Ranked #7 of 14 hotels in Truckee
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Washougal, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is by far the worst place i ever stayed. Never again!!!!!!!!!! Consider yourself warned, it is pathetic!! First room the minute i walked in I thought seriously this is $250/night....yuck!!!! Looked like an old condo from the 1980's and the heater didn't work. The engineer came to the room and took 30 minutes, and he was such a great... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I have had a season pass here for 3 years. Every employee from the ticket office, lift line staff, janitors, lodge servers, retail staff know how to treat the guests. I wish whoever trains them can train everyone, everywhere in customer service! Facilities are clean and well maintained.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

We are so dispointed about Northstar hotel style room at all. Firstly, we booked one bed only, but they gave us two beds. The problem is there was no space for our laugages and ski equipment. Then, we called the front desk to complain their mistake, they just said that there is no room wiv one bed still avaliable. They... More

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San Francisco, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We stayed in a three-bedroom, two-bath condo as a large family at one of the Mountain Condos at Northstar during Christmas week. Given how expensive it was to stay in Northstar at this time of year, we decided to give the Mountain Condos a try because it was simply more affordable for the space we needed and had more availability.... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We rented one of the homes at Northstar and the home fit us well. The reason I'm only giving three stars though is there were many minor issues, nothing major but the culmination of many minor issues became annoying. The shuttle service is great and fast and helps as parking is very difficult here. As with most resorts everything is... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Stayed in Ironhorse south overlooking the ski slopes. Two bed condo beautifully finished , large rooms and bathrooms. Best condo in the area , esp compared to Squaw resort. Village is nice , same as Beaver Creek, well planned and easy access to lifts. Great family resort.

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San Rafael, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The condo was very clean, modern, great location, we just wish we had more time to stay and enjoy it. The property manager was very easy to work with as well. Would def rent this property again. You have access to the pool and spa area as well, which is great - kinda wish we discovered that on day 1!... More

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San Jose, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

i love this place. runs well-groomed, wide for the beginners, not too flat (unless home run). terrain parks of all levels are fun, and the trees are amazing backside!! the customer service is top notch too! and the village is always enjoyable! two small gripes: the parking is far and requires a shuttle, and the levels aren't that challenging (many... More

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Santa Clara, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

As others have noted, condos are privately owned. We stayed in a 2-story, 2Bd & 1.5 Bth, 2 balcony condo in Aspen Grove. The condo was updated, clean & comfy, with just about everything we needed for a short 2-night stay. Days were in mid 70s with chilly nights, so the extra comforters on the beds came in handy. We made... More

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23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This is a winter ski resort. Custom made with designer shops. We visited in the height of summer. A lot of the shops were shut and the ski lifts were out of action (unlike Mammoth Lakes with the mountain biking). Our stay included a Tuesday night when they have a fantastic 80's retro roller skating party on the ice rink.... More

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Additional Information about Northstar California Resort

Also Known As:
Northstar-At-Tahoe Hotel Truckee
Northstar-At-Tahoe Hotel
Northstar At Tahoe Truckee
Northstar At Tahoe Hotel
Address: 5001 Northstar Drive, PO Box 129, Truckee, CA 96161
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 14 hotels in Truckee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Northstar California Resort 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Northstar-at-Tahoe™ Resort is host to a recently completed $55 million base area village featuring movie theaters, conference spaces, and 35 unique shops, galleries, California-based specialty stores and restaurants. ... more   less 
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