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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • 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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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with my family and visited this Hotel. It's a paradise for those sky-lovers! Tha views have no comparisson, it's a unique and beautiful place. I would efinitely recommend it, for families or with friends.

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Berkeley CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Northstar during a short summer vacation in North Tahoe. The newly-created village was lovely - fun shops and restaurants, nice skating rink, mini-gold and trampolines for kids. The recreation center (an additional $2/day fee for guests) was well worth the money -- full of cardio equipment, and two terrific pools (including an adults only lap pool), and... More

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Nevada County
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family has been going to Northstar since the early 1990's. It was such a family oriented facility with great amenities, clean and updated. Now I would never recommend this property in the year 2014. We stayed there twice this summer and both visits were regrettable. The television did not operate after several calls to housekeeping, and the carpets were... More

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Northstar Calif... R, Guest Relations Manager at Northstar California Resort, responded to this review

Hello DufferNevadaCounty, Thank you for your review. Guest input is very important to us and the time you've taken to give feedback is greatly appreciated. We apologize for the condition of the items in your condo. Your experience clearly falls short of the standards we strive for. We have forwarded your comments to the appropriate managers so that they may... More

san francisco
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a huge fan of Northstar - a beautiful centrally located Tahoe/Sierra resort with a beautiful tennis center and great walkable village. In the past, we've stayed in the Aspen Grove condos because they are so walkable to the village and tennis and have lovely outdoor space in the trees. The one bedrooms were unavailable for our travel dates... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a 2 bed condo in Catamount. It was centrally located and very nice. It worked perfectly for our group of 6. The staff at Tahoe Mountain Lodging was great to work with as well. The pool, hot tubs & proximity to shops & restaurants was perfect. We would definitely stay here again!

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Roseville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Believe all of the bad reviews... I have NEVER stayed any place worse! This rating is for the privately owned condos and not the lodge which appears to be quite nice. We started with a studio and after three tries finally "upgraded" to a one bedroom. Each were equally old, dirty and dated. The first one had cigarette butts on... More

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Danville, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Review of Northstar Resort during Summer/Downhill Mountain Biking Season. We just came back from an extended weekend at Northstar and had a very enjoyable experience. In general, we found the resort (the Village) to be beautifully maintained and well appointed without being stuffy. The variety of activities ... downhill mountain biking, hiking, and a Rec Center that offers two pools... More

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Reno, Nevada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I haven't rented a room here but the skiing here is fantastic!! This is one of the best resorts in the country and have always loved every second of it. It is a little spendy, but I feel it is always worth it. I would recommend to anyone looking to go hit the trails and spend a day looking at... More

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modesto
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The lodge is very nice, the rooms are clean and the location is awesome, the only thing negative is that alot of the shops were closed which was a dissapointment.over all the place makes you feel like you are actually on a vacation.Its sort of like high class camping.

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Address: 5001 Northstar Drive, PO Box 129, Truckee, CA 96161
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Northstar California Resort 3*
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Northstar-At-Tahoe Hotel Truckee
Northstar At Tahoe Truckee

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Northstar California 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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