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Constellation Residences at Northstar
4.5 of 5 Condominium   |   13051 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Dr, Truckee, CA   |  
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Truckee, California, United States
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“Absolutely Fantastic!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I stayed here in early November with some friends and thought the condo's were superb. Being able to use the Ritz's amenities next door (within walking distance) was an amazing perk. I stayed in their 4 bedroom condo which had the most luxurious bedding, furniture and appliances and the most incredible view overlooking Truckee. I highly recommend this location to anyone staying in the Truckee area. I am sure staying here in the winter would be magical too!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Whitney M, General Manager at Constellation Residences at Northstar, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Thank you for your review! Please visit our website for our winter specials and list of hosted events! We look forward to you staying with us again.
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auburn, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Gorgeous in fall and super relaxing thanks to fewer crowds. Beautifully decorated rooms and very friendly and accommodating staff - enjoyed every moment. We were a large group of ladies that wanted to hang out, relax and enjoy dinner in. Our unit was perfect for us. We were able to fit around the large dining room table and everyone had a comfortable bed. I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Whitney M, General Manager at Constellation Residences at Northstar, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Thank you for your kind review! We value creating memorable experiences. Please visit our website for our winter offerings and special events! We look forward to hosting you in the future!
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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Staying at Constellation was a wonderful experience. The staff was great ~ very friendly and accommodating ~ and they all gave the impression that they truly enjoyed their jobs and where they worked. I would not hesitate to recommend Constellation to all of my family and friends.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Whitney M, General Manager at Constellation Residences at Northstar, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Thank you very much for your review! The snow is falling and the mountain is looking great! We hope to see you again in the near future!
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Nevada City, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

W were greeted with such genuine warmth when we arrived at the Constellation and this set the tone for the rest of our all-too-short stay. From the stunning views to the sumptuous accommodations to the impeccable service, we could not have wished for more. As professional event planners, we understand and appreciate what it takes to provide hospitality at this level so this recommendation is given without hesitation. I can't wait to go back!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012 via mobile

Amazing apartment and resort, best hotel we have stayed in the USA.
Couldnt fault anything, staff very helpful, pool relaxing and open 6am-10pm as a pool should be, detailed hikes from hotel door, night sky, gym, s'mores and you feel like you are totally in the wilderness.
Well equipped and designed apartments.
Seemed expensive when we booked but a real 5 star resort and really worth the money.
We did go sept between seasons, spent 3 nights and it wasn't enough time to do half of what was on offer.

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 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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Whitney M, Guest Relations Manager at Constellation Residences at Northstar, responded to this review, September 28, 2012
We are very appreciative of your sincere review! Thank you very much for taking the time to write it! We encourage you to come visit us again during the winter months! We will have daily activities for all ages including cookie decorating, snowman making contests, and wine tasting! Finish the day off with a gourmet s'more and a cup of Constellation Cocoa by the fire pit. Thank you again and we hope you can stay with us again in the future!

-Jessica Barton
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San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

The service and location is perfect for a family looking for some R&R with breathtaking views. Can't say enough great things about this resort. The fact that it is connected to the Ritz Carlton is a huge plus. Will be definitely return back.

  • Stayed August 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

We have just returned from 10 days staying at the Constellation at the Ritz. With three young children this is the best option as we were able to have breakfast and lunch in the room, before going out for dinner, utilize laundry facilities, and also take full advantage of the hotel. The service here is simply top notch. We were greeted by name each and every time we entered the hotel. Erik, who works the front desk is superb. There are fresh cookies in the lobby (which my kids took each time), along with the daily papers. The pool at the Ritz, is a good size and it never felt crowded. They also have a children's pool, that is perfect for my 3 and 4 year old. The property offered many great trails for us to explore, and when we needed to get down to the Northstar village we took the free gondola ride down. The restaurant in the hotel offered a tremendous selection, but again the service was very attentive. Valet parking each and every time adds up, but they always offered directions, bottles of water and warm service. I'm sorry that our trip has had to end, but the Constellation at the Ritz made our trip so incredible.

Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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Whitney M, Manager at Constellation Residences at Northstar, responded to this review, August 29, 2012
Hello Chris,

Thank you so much for the kind words! We truly enjoyed having your family stay with us and look forward to hosting you all again soon.

Best Regards,

Jessica Barton
Guest Services Manager
Constellation Residences at Northstar
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Additional Information about Constellation Residences at Northstar

Address: 13051 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Dr, Truckee, CA
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Amenities:
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 Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 Specialty lodging in Truckee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Constellation Residences at Northstar 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Constellation at Northstar is a limited collection of 17 luxury ski-in/ski-out residences situated perfectly mid-mountain with stunning views, unparalleled mountain access, luxury five-star services and access to amenities at The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe resort. Home Features - Built to The Ritz-Carlton’s strict five-star level of construction and interior finish standards including concrete construction with superior acoustics.- Fully-furnished homes featuring hardwood flooring with area rugs, open living rooms, fireplaces, full-size washer and dryers, and large bedroom suites featuring plush beds, desks and space to accommodate guests. - Master bathrooms with heated stone floors, jetted soaker tubs, spacious showers and fluffy towels- Balconies with gorgeous mountain views. - Gourmet kitchens featuring Viking Professional Series appliances including personal wine refrigerators- State-of-the-art technology package with wireless Internet, Bose sound system, widescreen HDTVs with DirecTV, Apple TV, and DVD playersAmenities include access to the facilities at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe resort with connection via an enclosed sky bridge:- Spa and fitness facility including sauna, steam, whirlpool and adult-only lap pool- Dining at acclaimed restaurant Manzanita, MountainBlue Café, Patio Bar & Grill in addition to room service and resort charge capabilities- Ski Valet Concierges, in the Constellation building as well as The Ritz-Carlton resort- Outdoor fire pits and s'more toasting area- Arcade with PS2 Playstation pods- Outdoor family pool and Jacuzzis- Expansive lobby and cocktail lounge with 360° fireplace and ample gathering - Two professionally-equipped fitness centers with complementary fitness classes - 24-hour business center- Access to the Northstar Village Recreation and Fitness Center with saline pool and spa at the bottom of the Highlands Gondola- Complimentary Highlands Gondola to the Village at Northstar- Full-service concierge, luggage bell service, and valet parking garage- 24-hour security- Housekeeping options available- All utilities, Internet, cable, landscaping and snow/trash removal ... more   less 
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