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Good place for a family vacation

A 5 br place costs approx 700 per day with a discounted ski ticket. The house is functional and has... read more

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Los Altos, California
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My Favorite California Skiing Destination

Tahoe is a great place because of its many resorts in a relatively small area. I like Northstar... read more

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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 yesterday via mobile

A 5 br place costs approx 700 per day with a discounted ski ticket. The house is functional and has excellent heating. The northstar houses have transportation using their shuttle service which is easy and you can keep your skis overnight for free at the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Tahoe is a great place because of its many resorts in a relatively small area. I like Northstar and Heavenly Mountain because they both have an abundance of long intermediate runs. Both have views of Lake Tahoe as well. Although Heavenly has a huge number...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We could have not picked more perfect ski conditions for outlets trip to Lake Tahoe. The Northstar facilities were impeccable with blue bird sky’s and 30 degree temperatures. Northstar has mostly intermediate ski trails that were fun and had good length. The blacks were challenging...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 5 nights booked in South Lake Tahoe at the Marriott Grande Residences, and by the third day had had enough of the Heavenly scene. We decided we wanted to ski at North Star for the day. We packed an overnight bag and headed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank loribob67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Leave it to NorthStar Ski Resort to think about serving Champagne on the slope. Get your credit card out to cover the price of this unique experience and don't expect it to be cheap. As we made our way off Comstock Express onto the EastRidge...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank linda w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This year is a great ski season As a season pass holder here are some tips for skiing N*Star for intermediate and advanced. Get here early gondola starts at 8 am first chair turns at 8:30 am. Take 1st chair at Zepher and take Pioneer...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank drastler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Northstar has purchased a lot of publicity in magazines and many articles will say this is a great place to learn to ski. The reality is it's not a great place to go as a beginner. Why? First, the lessons are really expensive. Second, the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ppanpal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tahoe fans! This is good resort to visit. It is owned by Vail resorts. I am going to this resort next weekend. People like Northstar and think it is favorable and popular. Northstar has variety of runs and it is challenging for intermediate/advanced skiers. It...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Denise C
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Great runs for all levels, easy access with bus from car park locations. Food is expensive but is very high quality. Great for families and large enough to make the resort not feel too busy

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Driving up to NorthStar to deliver our baby crib for the son and his family that were coming up for skiing from San Francisco. Nice drive up from Reno. Took I-80 and didn't see snow until Truckee. They definitely got a lot of snow. Good...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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February 14, 2019|
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Response from Mark O | Reviewed this property |
Rosie, you may want to check with Northstar sales/marketing for info. We live here so I'm not really up on package trips. Amtrak is a good way to get to truckee, and then take the local bus to the resort. That plan though... More
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