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This spectacular Sierra ski resort has a base elevation at 7,800 feet that is open for great skiing during the winter season, and great hiking trails in the summer.
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1377 Kirkwood Meadows Drive, Kirkwood, CA 95646
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+1 888-217-5072
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

It was perfect for 1 night stay. Had 1 bedroom with loft. Comfortable beds and very roomy. Full kitchen and Starbucks coffee was plus. Nice Mountain View and reasonable cost. I would definitely stay again.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank leesarah7
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

If the weather is good over Carson Pass, Kirkwood is worth the drive over Carson Pass. There is plenty of mountain to spread out on. Two suggestions: more shuttles to get from the parking lots to the lifts and more economical food at the restaurant...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank burtonharris
Reviewed February 24, 2019

I have skied Kirkwood several times. Its a great place for those that are more experienced and want some challenging terrain. I am not so experienced, more of easy blue level. I still got some good practice in and had fun. There are no terrain...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank ChristineD4597
Reviewed February 18, 2019

My girlfriends and I wanted to enjoy a couple of days skiing so we booked a room at the resort, however due to the horrible weather we were unable to make it there, we tried ever road. All roads leading to the Resort were CLOSED,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Kimberlee C
Reviewed February 15, 2019

We had a great time, perfect conditions, no lines, challenging skiing/boarding. Couldn’t get enough and unfortunately the wind prevented us from going over to the back side. If we go back to Lake Tahoe to ski, we will definately go here!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Dianne H
Reviewed January 21, 2019

As part of a road trip to various ski areas, we booked a one night stay at Kirkwood Resort. Our other nights were booked at other areas. Due to a huge snow blizzard, the road to Kirkwood was shut down and the ski area closed....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Tour787465
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Long lift lines exaggerated by the fact that on pow days they keep the lifts closed so that marketing can take pictures. All Hype.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank skiwasick
Reviewed January 5, 2019

A long time Kirkwood skier, I just ventured back for the first time in two years. Kirkwood has some of the best snow and terrain in the greater Lake Tahoe area, making it a mecca for advanced and expert skiers. There are so many hidden...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

This resort allows overbooking of their lodging facilities and changes lodging location for their guests without a fair reason. DO NOT TRUST THEIR LODGING AVAILABILITY ONLINE! We booked Sun Meadows Lodge through the official website of Kirkwood Mountain Resort. The lodge is located next to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
6  Thank melodylft
Reviewed December 10, 2018

I have skied at Kirkwood for years and think it is one of the best ski resorts at Tahoe. I went skiing on Sunday 12/2 and the wait to get a lift ticket was awful. There were literally 5 people in line ahead of me...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Tammy B | Reviewed this property |
Not many places to eat in Spring ski time, 7800, and we mainly brought food and cooked. There is a small market in the village.
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