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The Northstar Lodge

970 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA 96161
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Northstar is beautiful! The rooms were very masculine with rustic but clean looking furniture. The kitchen has everything that you need. We stayed in Aspen Grove, which is a short, 5 minute trek to the village. I will say that the property is quite large, so you might want to request that your lodging is close to the village shops,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

My family and I have spent two holidays at this first class property in Northstar. All I can say is, Perfect! Thank you for giving us such great memories. From the staff to the accommodations, this place is first class. We travel extensively and we plan to return to the place year over year, as it is our kids favorite... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at The Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

KaylinCA, Thank you for your excellent review. It is great to hear you have had the chance to enjoy our resort on multiple occasions and that it is the resort of choice for your family. The villas are awesome and Northstar is a pretty amazing location. We look forward to having you and your family return for another fantastic family... More 

Santa Clara, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Spring Break in April is a mixed bag. Sometimes snow and sometimes not. This trip I booked a 3 bedroom at Welk Resorts 6 months in advanced thinking at least we'll be comfy. This place is gorgeous! We pretty much had the place to ourselves. 10 people however do not fit into a three bedroom. 8 comfortable and 9 on... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at The Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pam H, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am happy to read you loved the resort. I have passed your capacity thoughts on to our management team. I am glad to hear you found our customer service levels to your liking. We look forward to having you back again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The resort is amazing and Dennis is just outstanding. He was the front desk clerk who greeted us every afternoon and night. We were there Sunday through Wednesday. Dennis was very informative. He gave us information regarding where to hike and go rock climbing. Also told us about local eateries. Took our 11 year old who enjoyed rock climbing. We... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at The Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Ana R, Thank you for staying at the Northstar Lodge. It is great to hear that Dennis was both friendly and attentive during your stay. We are very happy to hear that you and your family were able to enjoy some of the great local attractions we have near the resort. We thank you for your excellent review and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We came to Tahoe to visit my family living in Reno. My wife and three sons and Mom and Dad fit comfortably in the three bedroom condo at the lodge. My sister and her husband actually came and spent a couple of nights (9 total) and it worked perfect. Each family had space and their own bathroom. The condo was... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at The Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

Hi dwhitley, Thank you for staying at Northstar Lodge. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations, as well as some of the activities and amenities we have on-site. Your comments will certainly help our future guests envision some of the great things to expect while staying with us. Thank you for taking the time so share... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and looking for a special place to stay that didn't require a plane trip. Since we are members of the Welk Resorts, we decided to try their Tahoe place. We were concerned that we might not have enough to do since we are not skiers but we dismissed those concerns when we approached. The... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at The Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Patizone, Thank you for your excellent review and for choosing to spend your anniversary with us! I appreciate you taking the time to share you insights with our future guests. It sounds like you really got a chance to enjoy the village. We look forward to you returning for another awesome vacation. More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This hotel was ideal for the ski in/out. It is located well and only a short walk to local shops and restaurant. A large group of us went so clean towels were always replaced and rooms were always tidy. If we needed anything the staff would always help :-)

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at The Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

Hi KatherineParrish, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I appreciate your compliments and excellent review. It is great to here that our staff was always there to help out. We thank you for staying at Northstar Lodge. We hope to have you back if you return to the area. More 

Mauritius
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We chose this as an up market place to stay having just been at Squaw Valley Lodge. In comparison this is one star higher and Welk Resorts do try and give it an upmarket feel with the rooms being well appointed and the kitchen fully-equipped. However we were shocked to find on our return from skiing that the rooms had... More 

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Bonsall, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

and right at Northstar Resort. For ski/snowboarding fans this is a ski-in, gondola out resort. Everything is well kept, the rooms well stocked, and the staff couldn't be better. The furnishings are top notch and complement the mountain environment. The Northstar Village is just out the door with a winter ice skating/summer roller skating area and plenty of shops and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had a 2 night reservation. We didn't realize it was the start of the "shoulder season" so the Village was dead. My only complaint with this place is there is absolutely no service. My husband had a bad asthma attack, had great difficulty breathing in the thin air, and we had to check out after only 1 night. I... More 

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