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Northstar California

100 Northstar Dr, Truckee, CA 96161-4203
+1 800-466-6784
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So much fun

We came for a long weekend. We will definitely be coming back. The staff was friendly. There was a... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
Jonathan S
Elk Grove
Northstar Village

Spent one night in a one bedroom condo in Northstar. Condo was nice and had plenty of space with... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Chris J
Sacramento, California
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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 North America's coolest mountain towns and one of the world's most beautiful alpine lakes, Northstar is a destination on the rise, having poured nearly a billion dollars into creating Lake Tahoe's premier luxury snowsports experience. Upscale shops, refined dining and Lake Tahoe's only five-star slopeside lodging is married to impeccable grooming, incredible tree skiing and enough variety to challenge every level of skier (and world-class terrain parks to keep the kids busy). Those who come to Northstar know what they're looking for. Sometimes it's adventure, sometimes it's to learn, sometimes it's to relax in a welcoming place with family and friends. No matter what that experience is, they'll find it to be exactly the way it should be.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice rink” (27 reviews)
“ski resort” (46 reviews)
“the ritz” (18 reviews)
100 Northstar Dr, Truckee, CA 96161-4203
+1 800-466-6784

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

We came for a long weekend. We will definitely be coming back. The staff was friendly. There was a ton to do in the village. Heck, even the gondola ride up was fun! This is definitely on our list of places to come back to!

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Spent one night in a one bedroom condo in Northstar. Condo was nice and had plenty of space with all of the furnishings. The building we were in was close to the Village in one of the older buildings. I loved the place and stay...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed July 23, 2017

We rode the gondola from the Ritz to Northstar Village. There are a few stores and restaurants. The roller skating rink was having "Retro" night.

Thank jberhorst
Reviewed July 22, 2017

This is a cute little village. In the summer the ice rink is a roller skating rink. There is limited restaurants but a variety from fine dining, Starbucks, pizza, crepes and a few more. In summer this is a great area for hiking, biking or...More

1  Thank Traveler95240
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

I fell in love with this ski resort! We came on the second to last weekend of ski season so the resort was not packed at all! I waited no more than one minute for each ski lift. The ski runs were great, and had...More

Thank Elisa C
Reviewed July 15, 2017

During the Summer months, there are Star Tours at Northstar every Thursday and Saturday nights. The tours start at 8:30 pm and last 2 hours (10:30). We meet in a parking lot and walk down to a lower parking lot that is set up with...More

1  Thank pbaudit
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Super crazy expensive and crowded beyond belief. Parking is a nightmare. You have to park miles away and take a bus and then you still have to walk through the whole village. Grooming was good, lifts were all running and the staff was friendly but...More

Thank 1Truckee
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We love North Star. The village is awesome with the beautiful fire pits and ice skating. Food is good and fun for all the family!

Thank Connie F
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited adult kids in Northstar. Beautiful scenery and setting. Village has restaurants, shopping, etc. Kids have safe environment to walk and get around without need for constant supervision.

Thank FutureFun
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Great rental condo with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and kitchen. 2 tvs with DVD player. Close to hiking and beach. Went to bluegrass and beer fest at main part of resort which is a 3 minute walk away. It had 2 live bands and...More

Thank Aimee K
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March 20, 2017|
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Response from Ali H | Reviewed this property |
Yes The ski dudes call it flat star as it ideal for learning/improving
Janus L
November 25, 2016|
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Response from Mary Ann M | Reviewed this property |
They opened thanksgiving and the snow was good. Then they got 15 inches that weekend so it's looking good. Go to Northstar website and they give snow reports.
Vicente B
December 22, 2015|
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Response from ljlunde | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your budget. Staying at the village will be pricey but you won't have to drive far or not at all. Kings Beach has regular lodging (motel/hotel), and not too far to drive - Truckee is closer, but less lodging... More