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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court, Truckee, CA 96161
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Redding, California
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211 reviews 211 reviews
45 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very large hotel with a mountain retreat look and feel. Rooms are comfortable and roomy. Front desk service is polite and service oriented. We had dinner at the local " manzanita " restaurant and frankly it was not worth it.... This hotel accepts dog - so be prepare to hear the dogs bark - even in the... More

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35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a four bedroom appartment for four nights in August. The style was rustic but in keeping with the setting. It was spacious, well equipped and had a pleasant view overlooking the pool, and grounds. I liked the mountainside setting and didn't mind that it was a drive to reach Lake Tahoe. There are lots of things to do... More

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Buckinghamshire UK
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86 reviews 86 reviews
85 hotel reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would have preferred to give this hotel 3.5 but decided on 3 on the grounds of cost versus experience. I was a bit disappointed by this hotel, especially around the service. The RC Tahoe feels rather soulless and the place has a slightly "detached" feel. Unlike other recent reviewers who clearly found this atmosphere relaxing, I found it rather... More

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Ritz-Carlton_DOSM, Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Dear TM99, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us feedback regarding your recent stay at our resort. We strive to provide every guest exceptional service, facilities and amenities. Therefore your comments are extremely valuable to us so we may focus on areas of improvement. I would like to extend my sincerest apologies for the arrival experience... More

Dallas, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What can you say...it's a Ritz-Carlton, expect the best. And the best is how I viewed this property located mid-mountain in the most beautiful Lake Tahoe area!! My husband and I spent 4 days and accomplished our goal of complete relaxation. Because it is off season, the hotel was not crowded at all. In fact, on many walks through the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I arrived to rain and a temp of 55, but things instantly got better when we arrived at the hotel. The views of the mountains are breathtaking! Each staff member that we encountered was friendly and accommodating. We opened the door to our room and were pleasantly surprised. The rooms are as pictured and the hotel is... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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101 reviews 101 reviews
58 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my second stay at this property. A year ago, because of some hotel miscues, one of the manager gave us a one night certificate and invited us back to experience the best service possible and stating that we will have the same type of room and perks. So, on my trip to the west cost I decide to... More

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Ritz-Carlton_DOSM, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Dear ToniCTravelAmeniti, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us feedback regarding your recent stay at our resort. Your comments are extremely valuable to us so we may focus on areas of improvement. Although this experience has left you with a negative impression of the resort, I can assure you that we value you as our guest... More

Salem, ma
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the Ritz was superb. We brought our two little ones with us (3.5 and 1.5 years old) during mid-August. We thoroughly enjoyed the pool and late afternoon s'mores hour!! Front desk personnel and the auto valet team were superbly courteous and helpful. Where we felt things fell short was housekeeping. We called in advance for a 'feather-free' room (my... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived we just knew we had booked the right hotel! Starting with the gorgeous drive up the long and winding road to the arrival at one of the coolest lobbies ever with a central gorgeous fireplace bigger than my kitchen ensconced with an aromatic infusion of the nature that surrounds the property .... The Ritz-Carlton Lake... More

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at a Ritz Carlton is always an experience. Staying at the Ritz Lake Tahoe transcends all other experiences. The attention to detail, the service, the views, just fantastic. And staying at the Club Level brings it up even higher. Our concierges, Rogelio and Billie were wonderful. Ro took great pride in his "signature drink" the Ice on the Lake... More

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London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in the Ritz for a major international conference, which took place in the hotel as well. Arriving from San Francisco with a rented car, I asked the receptionist how to best return the car to the rental office near the small airport at truckee. The Hotel arranged for a driver showing me the way to the rental station... More

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Address: 13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court, Truckee, CA 96161
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe 5*
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Featuring a mid-mountain location on Northstar California, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California. Highlights include luxurious guest rooms and suites with in-room fire places and floor-to-ceiling windows; ski-in/ski-out access on Northstar California with ski valet services; a 17,000 sq ft slopeside spa with treatments themed around water and woods; extraordinary dining in Manzanita featuring rustic California cuisine with mountain resort influences; a signature "Marshmology" experience each evening at the fire pit featuring the “Art of the S’more"; and a comprehensive children’s program allowing parents to make the most of their Lake Tahoe vacationDuring the winter season, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe’s mid-mountain location provides for ski-in / ski-out access to Northstar California, consistently touted as one of the nation’s best family-friendly ski resorts. With a slope-side location on Northstar’s “Big Easy” run, the ski-in/ski-out access can be enjoyed by skiers and riders of any level. When you are ready for a day on the mountain, simply head down to mountain concierge where the ski valets will assist you with your boots and escort you to your skis and poles waiting on the slopes. Northstar offers world-class grooming and provides a plethora of family activities in the Village at Northstar accessed from the hotel by an intermountain gondola. At the heart of the Village is a 9,000 sq ft ice skating rink surrounded by cozy fire pits and a variety of options for shopping, dining and entertainment. During the summer months, Northstar transforms into family-friendly playground offering the region’s best mountain adventure. Families and their four-legged friends will love hiking the easy loop to Sawmill Lake. After a day on the mountain, guests can gather around the fire pit with The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Marshmologist for complimentary s’mores, enjoy cocktails on the resort’s heated outdoor terrace or enjoy a game of bocce in the backyard. ... more   less 
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