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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013
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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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elk grove
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Nice place if you like your privacy. No worry about running in to anyone like at a hotel. Had a GREAT time with the family. Would highly recommend. Weather was excellent too. When going to the resort, better to go early because everything starts closing around 6. This was during their off season times.

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

I had booked to stay here from Expedia for 3 nights at the end of July / beginning of August. After the first night I extended my stay to another night. The resort was very quiet, but that's just what I was looking for. A ten minute drive down to the lake / beach - which is where I spent... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Our room was nice and conveniently located in the village shopping and restaurant area. Northstar has a great pool and recreation facility. The pool is heated and comfortable for families. The pool area has several hot tubs, two large pools, and a children's pool. There are several shops located in the village, and a few nice restaurants. I would highly... More

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Petaluma, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

We booked a 1 br. condo through Travelocity. We were put in the Aspen Grove Ski Run Condos. Each condo is separately owned so you don't know exactly what you are getting. Our condo was on the ground floor which kept it nice and cool. There is no air conditioning so upper floors can be a little warm. The condo... More

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Mountain View, California
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Northstar manages the rentals of the many condos on the property. We were looking for a place for 3 nights that was centrally located in the north Tahoe area. Website pictures looked good, so we reserved a 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath condo for my wife, my self, and our son. The person who helped us said they were not... More

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Sunnyvale, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Bad coordination in between the services let us stay 3 hours outside without being able to enter our suite - without trying to help or at least... excuses + one card to access the building was not working but the front desk was not able to give us an other card, we would have to return to Northstar Drive to... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

If your a trail biker it's the happening spot. We travelled with 17 yr old boys who love the hiking and biking the roller skating, pool and sports area. There were even gondola tickets included. I liked the area not necessarily the room itself. Small room but had a balcony, couldn't get a better location and we were only there... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I have never stayed in a place so outdated and dirty. There is no aircon and the temperatures were in the 90s. I asked for updated condo, but never got one - that is if there are any!! We were the US Junior Amateur. At least 3 groups walked out. No wonder they take your full payment 2 weeks before... More

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northstarattahoe, Manager at Northstar California Resort, responded to this review

Hello Liz, Thank you for reaching out to us. We are aware of your unique situation and we reached out to you personally during your visit. We gave you a 50% off discount for your entire stay due to your experience, which totaled $110/night plus tax and fees. You demanded a full refund and threatened to "Trip Advisor" us if... More

San Luis Obispo, California
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Clean and comfy condos, quiet and all amenities, free wifi. Close to the bike park and village, lots to do. Fireplaces and air so you're good no matter the weather. We will stay here again. Wonderful package deals and near the gondola too.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I rented a one bedroom loft condo in The Village to attend a family wedding. The condo had not been updated since 1975. It had wall to wall maroon carpet and old furniture. The bedroom was upstairs where there is a half bath; the full bath is downstairs, making it awkward to shower and get dressed. Since... 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
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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