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The Shining North Star of Lake Tahoe

Great spot to ski. We went on a family ski vacation. Great transportation to and from the parking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gurnee, Illinois
class act!

Northstar is REALLY nice. The village is quaint, with an ice skating rink in the center. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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For the modern family that prefers substance with a unique, laid-back style, Northstar California Resort combines California cool with high-end luxury, on-mountain exhilaration with a sophisticated alpine village atmosphere. Halfway between one of...more
100 Northstar Dr, Truckee, CA 96161-4203
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great spot to ski. We went on a family ski vacation. Great transportation to and from the parking area, cute village made for skiiers, lovely accomodations. My kids loved the terrain parks.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Northstar is REALLY nice. The village is quaint, with an ice skating rink in the center. The shops are upscale and the skiing is really nice. It was very crowded when we were there, but in fairness, it was New Year's week.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kimmarie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the place, nice mountain, never crowded, pricey but worth the ride! I definitely will comeback

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 802javierd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pricey lift tickets; get discounted tickets online in advance; some ski rental shops also sell discounted lift tickets; we got ours at Dave's Ski Rental in Truckee. Organized parking; staff directs you where to park, and shuttle from parking lot to base were frequent. My...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pi_Beach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love this resort. Since having kids (2013-present) this has been our go to resort in Tahoe because it is family friendly and comfortable. The design of this resort is great and the gondola and runs down to the village (with adequate snow) is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank YenC124
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had one day to ski Northstar on Saturday, 2 days before Christmas. There were 5 of us all at different skill levels, intermediate, advanced and expert which didn't pose a problem since we could all go up together and take different skill level trails...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Don H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We parked for free and took the free shuttle bus. The buses run frequently. There was even a bathroom facility in the parking lot. The village was nicely decorated for Christmas. We did not do any shopping. We ate an early lunch at the Mexican...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robin805
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I drove my daughter up to Northstar to go snowboarding. I wasn't able to ski because I'm still recovering from an injury. I thought I'd spend the day relaxing in the base lodge, but much to my surprise they don't have one. The only lodges...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank enee6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for the second time this year in one of the Northstar 4-8 person cabins with friends and family. Have also stayed in the condos closer to the village. Always have a great time at Northstar. Lots of activities for kids in summer and winter....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 7GenSF
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Just love this place- yes it can get packed! But there is a reason and as the snow piles on there is more mountain to spread out the crowds- explore the whole place and find your personal spot- The whole crew here is great! From...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jennifer D
January 30, 2018|
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Response from 535stevenw | Reviewed this property |
We used vip service. They go to hotel
Kandice M
January 11, 2018|
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Response from moniqueashbrook | Reviewed this property |
Please check the Northstar Village web site is $40 per person. northstarcalifornia site
Tania C
November 11, 2017|
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Response from Bob R | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of options. Weather will be a consideration if you are traveling by car, Truckee is close. Try TripAdvisor for the area. There are many restaurants at varying price ranges. See you there