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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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  • 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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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights for first trip to Lake Tahoe. The service was great, very helpful and nice. The cabin was ok/good. The fireplace was nice and netflix was available. However the sink and tub drains were not working well and the place can use some update. We didn't do any activities there or eat at their restaurants since... More

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San Francisco, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised to find I was given a complimentary upgrade from the studio condo that I booked and paid for to a 2 bedroom 2 bath apartment. The place had a nice separate balcony from the livingroom and the bedroom. I was surprised to see that the bedrooms were located on the main floor just as you walk... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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

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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

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 July 27, 2014

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
22 helpful votes 22 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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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*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Northstar-At-Tahoe Hotel Truckee
Northstar At Tahoe Truckee

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