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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

5.0 of 5 13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court, Truckee, CA 96161
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Pacifica, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Can't say enough good things about this place. Sure, it was expensive, but (in this case) we got what we paid for. One of the advantages to visiting when we did -- mid-August -- was that the hotel seemed virtually empty, so it felt like we had the run of the place. There were no crowds and we were able... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

My wife and I stayed in Homewood, however, we drove over to the Ritz for a spa appointment. The view from the Ritz was breathtaking. We enjoyed the spa area, even though our pedicures were good, it probably could have been better. Other than that the service was pretty fair. We ate lunch around the adult pool and we had... More

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

The hotel itself is in a beautiful mountain setting. Similar to what we would think of in Banff, Canada. Lots of towering pine trees, crisp clean smelling air and bright blue skies. Services at the hotel were great. We arrived early and our specific room was not available, but staff kindly guided us to the spa area where we had... More

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Scarsdale, NY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

We were not impressed with the service at this Ritz-Carlton. The front desk seemed overwhelmed with check-in and couldn't even remember that we requested a NY Times each day. Worst of all was the concierge. We called and left a message on their voicemail requesting a reservation for a restaurant in Truckee. I called back and spoke to the concierge... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

I was born and raised in Italy and I have never in my life had such horrible gnocchi. The gnocchi came out like large long dumpling that were burnt might I add, burnt, gnocchi is supposed to be boiled this gnocchi was pan fried. The "tomate sauce" was awful and tasted like canned sauce that would be the quality of... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Spent 5 nights in mid February for a combination business/pleasure stay. Service, atmosphere and amenities were all above average. No question that this is a RC and EVERYTHING is expensive. If you can get past that before you arrive, you will not allow it to effect your stay. Check in was seamless and room was ready at noon upon arrival.... More

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Ashland, Oregon
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Ok, it's a Ritz, so yes, much of the experience is as you would expect of a 5 star accommodation (the only one in lake tahoe by the way). It's a beautiful property, and we liked being high up in the trees (about a 7 minute ride up the hill off the main road). The staff was friendly and professional,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

i like the location, it's out on its own and offers tranquility. staff are super friendly and helpful! restaurant has decent food. usually i don't shop, however, my friend and i did enjoy shopping at one of the stores and ended up shopping for more at its main store at Northstar. like the fireplace in the room. wish the pool... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

My party stayed at the hotel for 2 nights in July 2012. The hotel is beautiful. A modern take on a traditional lodge. The communal areas are very pleasant and the rooms are tastefully furnished and clean. The hotel is located about a 20 minute drive from Lake Tahoe. An excellent, tranquil setting. The staff were more relaxed than in... More

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Covington, Louisiana
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Everything about this resort was impressive. Excellent architecture and furnishings. Quintessential ski lodge. Slept with our balcony door open as it was in the 40s at night and in the 70s during the day with little humidity. Hiking, biking, spa, pool, fitness center, and a convention staff that kept us fat and happy. Hated to have to return to the... 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*
Number of rooms: 171
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