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Squaw Valley Lodge
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   201 Squaw Peak Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146   |  
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Olympic Valley
Roseville, CA
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“Nice stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We booked last minute for the 4th of July weekend. I had broken my foot & was in a walking cast, so we couldn't stay with family, as usual in a house with lot's of stairs. My husband booked this. I was most pleasantly surprised. We had a one bedroom suite which was small, but had all the amenities including a small stove, dishwasher, seating for four to eat, and it overlooked the pool & two hot tubs, with a view of the mountains. It was a very short walk to the village & close vicinity to Tahoe City & Truckee. The hotel staff was most accommodating, and the room was relatively quiet. We were pleased, and will return again!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We went to the Squaw Valley Lodge on the Memorial Day weekend. The swimming pool had just been opened and was really warm. There are five hot tubs - three smaller indoor and two large outdoor. We enjoyed the swimming, the amazing views of the Sierras and the friendly staff. Our room was a one bedroom suite and was large and very quiet. We had a lovely view of a waterfall outside our window. The Squaw Valley Village had some fun events going on and there is also a nice bike riding or walking trail. We had a wonderful time and would definitely go again!!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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DTFam10558, General Manager at Squaw Valley Lodge, responded to this review, June 17, 2013
Thank you for your review of Squaw Valley Lodge.

We are pleased you enjoyed the holiday weekend with us, and glad we exceeded your expectations while staying at Squaw Valley! We hope you return soon to enjoy the pool in the heat of summer as well.

We look forward to your next visit!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

We loved this place, great food pools and hot tubs! The view was amazing but you have to request a good view. Wish we could have stayed longer! No need for valet. Great hiking and biking! Great staff, great golf! Very quiet and in solitude we sat by the fire place at night outside it was perfect!

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

As others have noted, Squaw Valley Lodge has a superb slop-side location - the only true ski-in ski-out lodge at Squaw, right across from the Squaw 1 lift and with views of KT-22. The apartments aren't exactly cutting edge in terms of design (the vintage 1960s style accordion doors between the bedroom and living area in our deluxe studio made us laugh) but they're clean and have good cooking facilities - we made breakfast and a couple of dinners. The lodge is also within easy walking distance of the shops and restaurants in the village. We did a barbecue one night by the pool (heated in winter, though still a bit chilly for us). The one issue we had was with the heating - it was too warm even with the thermostat on its lowest setting. The staff is friendly and helpful.

Room Tip: Choose a room facing the mountain for skiing inspiration.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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DTFam10558, General Manager at Squaw Valley Lodge, responded to this review, June 17, 2013
Thank you for your review.

We are delighted you enjoyed your spring getaway with us. We strive to create a lasting impression on our guests, and we certainly want to hear from you if there is anything you need assistance with during your stay. In the future, please do not hesitate to contact Guest Services if you experience any issues with the unit thermostat, and we can ensure better comfort for you.

We look forward to greeting you upon your next visit!
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

This was our second stay at SVL and we were not disappointed. We had a one bedroom apartment right next to the piste so could ski back to the door and as usual the room was spotless and the service very friendly and efficient. This place is only a few minutes from the shops and restaurants but well-equipped enough to cook in your room (which we did for breakfast and one dinner). We reported one roof leak in the corridor outside our room in the morning and it was addressed during the day - very prompt. Recommended for families or couples as a really lovely venue and has parking for your car too.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The 4+ star ranking of this property is extremely misleading. If you just want a place to crash and have all your basic needs met, then it works. Otherwise, it smells like mothballs and oxygen machines ... is outdated ... staff was kind of rude...and we drove to South Lake Tahoe to get something "decent".

Room Tip: This hotel is rated as a 4+ star which is extremely misleading. The location is fabulous - the rooms...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

This is the only true ski-in ski-out lodge in Squaw Valley. It is right across from the Squaw One Express lift. The mountain facing units stare at KT-22. They have multiple indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a sauna, a steam room and an exercise room with lots of equipment. It is within a 5 minute walk to the Village but doesn't have the noise of the village. They have 3 indoor parking garages. They have gas barbecue grills if you want to barbecue.

We've stayed here in the summer too. There is a good size pool and tennis courts. I've hiked up to High Camp and the Pacific Crest Trail for short day trips. One of the most scenic and easy bike routes goes from Squaw Valley Lodge to Tahoe City.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 201 Squaw Peak Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Olympic Valley
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Ski-In / Ski-Out Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Olympic Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Squaw Valley Lodge 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An all condominium suites Lake Tahoe, California hotel resort on the slopes of Squaw Valley USA that delivers luxury services and facilities for relaxing Northern California vacation experience. ... more   less 
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