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Mammoth Ski and Racquet Club
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   248 Mammoth Slopes Drive, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546   |  
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Ranked #23 of 30 Hotels in Mammoth Lakes
San Diego, California
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“OK stay, good deal if you book at last minute”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

It is old property but each one is different so it is a hit or mis. Chat with the office and ask for reccommendation. Good points: close enough to Canyon Lodge, just in case you have to walk to the lift and back. Remember, there is some snow days you do not want to mess with the car. One space in the garage so you don't have to shovel the snow. Park the car and walk up to the apartment. Year round indoor hot tub and dry sauna. Relax after a ski day. Bed rooms are big so give you some options for big crowd. Towels changes every other day if booked through office.
Not so good points: heaters are convection (fan) noisy and kick on and off during the night. Disturbing. We have to over heat up the house in the evening and then lower the thermostat down to 60F to prevent it from kicking the heater on during the night.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

We didn't book through the Hotel, so I don't know what the quality of the upkeep of the other apartments. We rented unit M113 through Mammoth Rent By Owner and the apartment is everything you would want for a weeks skiing with plenty of room and cosy. Hotel facilities seem fine and I have found the staff at the main office very polite and helpful. The hotel has a very steep entrance which gets very icy, recommend snow chains especially if you only have a 2WD (like me).

Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Trust me, you dont want to spend your vocation in such poor condition rooms! If you want to get some help from the office/onsite manager, you must be day dreaming! A few things I really hate:
1. Ugly and super old furniture
2. Thousand year old TV (If you can still call that TV)
3. Unconformable bedding
4. Tiny swimming pool and hot tub.
5. Long stairs to climb on
6. Manually operated garage door
7. Bad/unfriendly customer service ( properties are individually owned. So the onsite management only has no responsibilities but handing out keys)

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Palo Cedro, CA
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38 hotel reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Yes, each unit is individually owned and it certainly helps to review the website and pictures, as well as description of the unit. Close to Canyon Lodge, easy walking distance. Yes it is a walk uphill, however, much easier than hassling with parking etc....and one can stop in at the Austria Hof for Happy Hour on the way home. Just walk slow up hill. Unit well maintained, wine cooler w/wine provided by the owner! Comfy bed. Clean. Nice view. Warm and cozy.

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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011 via mobile

Mammoth ski and racquet #70
What a dump couch has holes everywhere blankets have holes
Tv is a small piece of junk that is 20 years old. In general this is a run down dump that rents for way too much money. Forgot to mention how lousy the beds are
Book anywhere but here unless you like filth

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Anaheim, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

My experience
My family has been staying at MSRC yearly for the last ten years (multiple times per year in the last two years). We return every year because we have been very happy with the service, the units are comfortable and the location is great.

Rooms
We have stayed in various units throughout the years. There are very large units that accommodate many people and smaller units that are great for two. When we have traveled in a large group, we get 2 to 3 rooms in order to meet all of our needs--my husband and I will get our own studio unit, adults with kids get their own unit and multiple couples get a unit with two private rooms. This approach has been a great way of traveling and spending time with loved ones while at the same time having a retreat for privacy. Although some units have recently been updated others look like they may have some of their original flooring and cabinetry. Some units have stunning views and others look out to a neighboring building. Some units have very well stocked kitchens and other are satisfactory for most types of cooking/baking. Some units have a good number of movies and games, other do not. The pictures and descriptions are very useful for finding a suitable unit for your needs/wants. Although the deluxe units that we have stayed in definitely feel a lot nicer than the regular units, there are some great regular units that have become favorites. (I am selfishly omitting our favorites)

Amenities
The pool and spas are fabulous after a day of Mammoth Mountain activities. There is a large spa that fits about 8 comfortably. There are tennis courts which we have yet to experience because of all the great things to do in and around Mammoth. Each unit comes with one assigned covered parking (garage) and one unassigned uncovered parking. There is a BBQ available at the pool.

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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Valencia, CA
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2010

My family and I have stayed at Mammoth Ski and Racquet Club on numerous occasions in the past to celebrate the 4th of July and really never had a bad experience. True as some of the posts indicated, some units are more rundown than others, but I asked the office staff to pick me a out a nicer unit, which they did. They also reserved a nice updated unit for another family we were vacationing with. When we arrived the unit we originally booked had problems with the fridge, so they kindly moved us into a nicer "deluxe" unit and even helped move all our things. Things come up that are unforeseeable and they did what they could to make things right. We'll be back again next year and the year after that.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 248 Mammoth Slopes Drive, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Location: United States > California > Mammoth Lakes
Amenities:
Kitchenette Ski-In / Ski-Out Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Mammoth Lakes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mammoth Ski and Racquet Club 3.5*
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