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natural, rustic setting

Sorensen's natural, rustic environment is always relaxing and beautiful. The food is delicious and... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2015
Placerville, California
A favourite destination near South Lake Tahoe

This is a family destination for us when we visit the South Lake Tahoe area. On the deck, they have... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2015
Michael g
San Francisco, California
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1 week ago
“Average to middling”
Jul 11, 2017
“High Country Haven”
Cross-country trail system dotted with 30 rustic cabins.
14255 Highway 88, Markleeville, CA 96120
+1 800-423-9949
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked (on advice) and that was a good move. There are very few restaurants in the area! It is a cosy area - the further away from the entrance the better as it gets a little chilly every time the main entrance is opened...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Serena C
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Sorensen's provides a place in the high Sierra where everyone, no matter there age or ability, can enjoy the high Sierra mountains. Located on Carson Pass (Highway 88) just south of Lake Tahoe, it is an ideal rural mountain setting for relaxing, or looking for...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank shlamont
Reviewed June 13, 2017

We have been to Sorensen's in winter, fall and summer, and found it the perfect restorative retreat, surrounded by beauty, with immediate access to beautiful trails for hiking in fall (sensational golden aspen stands and glorious blue skies), summer (walk in to granite-cradled lakes warm...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Aevia007
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

It was a chilly day so we decided to stop for a hot coco. The drinks we got were lukewarm so we requested to have them heated in the microwave for just a minute. She REFUSED, saying that per Regulation, they are only allowed to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank william g
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Loved Sorensen's ! the location, the staff, the food, the nature, the surroundings ! You need to visit !!

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Holly R
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Great little cafe with a very cozy warm feel. Nice atmosphere, very good food, a bit pricey. Primarily a lodging place offering housekeeping cabins, the restaurant is in the reception building

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank bpwarne
Reviewed October 7, 2015

A friend had a gift certificate so we stayed for a couple nights. Our cabin, Homestead, was clean, comfortable, and equipped with games, puzzles, and music. Other guests reported staying at Sorensen's many times because of their love for it. My friends ate dinner at...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank djjazzytiff
Reviewed September 19, 2015

Sorensen's natural, rustic environment is always relaxing and beautiful. The food is delicious and the staff is very accommodating. Traffic noise was not a problem (as some reviews indicated);; but the lighting in the Pinon cabin was very limited and the room was very dark....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank dsaxtonCalifornia
Reviewed August 27, 2015

We stayed in the Larkspur Room, and the hot-water heater was boiling constantly; so much so that the floor in the bathroom was vibrating. We got the "hey, that's how electric water heaters work" routine from the owner, then two repairmen came out to try...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank anchaesposa
Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a family destination for us when we visit the South Lake Tahoe area. On the deck, they have a great Father's Day BBQ (ribs, chicken, slaw, corn-on-the-cob and an amazing cobbler) that we never miss. We've also dined inside at the restaurant (usually...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Michael g
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