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Basecamp South Lake Tahoe

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Eau Claire WI
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We lucked out and got a table in the pub. It was too busy to actually be comfortable. Our table was long and thin, hard to have conversation, and very noisy. The pizza is good appreciate the gluten-free option, good drinks. A bit pricey for what you get and the fact that service is slow and the place is very...

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San Mateo, California
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Basecamp was a cool hotel overall. The best part about the room is the fireplace. Unfortunately didn't get to take advantage of the complimentary waffles; they were bringing out one at a time with a bunch of folks waiting by the table so my bf and I just went to McDonald's. The location of the hotel makes it an even...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Aside from the decor, which has a wonderful hipster vibe, there's not a whole lot beyond this motel's location to recommend. Prices are 50-100% more than other motels just next door, and the amenities aren't much better. The complimentary breakfast is all carbs (toast, cereal, waffles), and the hot tubs are hit-or-miss whether they'll be running. There's also not a...

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San Diego
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome location and within walking distance of casinos, restaurants, grocery store, shops and the gondola (if open). The rooms do not have microwaves or refrigerators but if there's snow, you can put your food/alcohol on the patio.

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Trendy boutique hotel with excellent customer service. Staff went above and beyond to make us feel at home and ensure our stay was perfect. Decor showed great attention to detail. There is a sort of magical atmosphere at this hotel, didn't want to leave.

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Quezon City
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Basecamp is one of the recommended place to stay in lake Tahoe, its comfortable & convenient. Staffs are good, rooms are clean, beds are very comfortable. Location is very convenient too. Parking maybe limited if the rooms are fully occupied.

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Houston
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I cannot recommend Basecamp to anyone. My fiancé and I stayed for two nights (room 109). We intended to stay only one before moving on to the basecamp in Tahoe City, but weather changed our plans. The first night was not ideal - the heater gave out in the middle of the night and we woke up to a freezing...

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Michael P, General Manager at Basecamp South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Anthony Z, Thank you for taking the time to call me at the hotel to express your concerns on your stay in room 109. I know how much of a surprise it can be when charges are assessed to your account for damages. Due to the condition, you left your room in and with damages during Snow Globe I am...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to take our toddler to see snow for the first time after Christmas, and Basecamp was an excellent, affordable option - at least for the location and the time of year. Our standard room wasn't tiny, but it wasn't spacious either - it was what you'd expect for a motel room. Where this hotel shines are a few...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really loved staying here. It's mostly about the experience rather than amenities. The fire pits are great. There are a couple of them on different roofs at the hotel as well as several in the beer garden. They even sell smore kits at the front desk. There are a couple of hot tubs on site one of which is huge....

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Sebastopol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent, Great location you can walk to the heavenly gondola, supermarket, restaurants. Wonderful and friendly staff!! My kids love the breakfast and the waffle making, nice beer garden🍻 the kids can play in the courtyard build snowman make s'mores and we can see them from inside!! my only suggestion : it would be nice to have a mini fridge in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Basecamp South Lake Tahoe is a hotel built for exploring the incredible lakes, trails and mountains that the Lake Tahoe Basin has to offer. Basecamp combines the comforts of a great hotel with the sense of adventure and community found at a an expedition base camp. Basecamp is located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, steps from the mountain and minutes walk from the lake. Become an instant local at Basecamp. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Basecamp South Lake Tahoe

Address: 4143 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6952 (Formerly Basecamp Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $143 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Basecamp South Lake Tahoe 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
The Block Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Block Hotel Lake Tahoe
Block Lake Tahoe
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#7 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#8 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#12 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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“I'd try to avoid proximity to the hot tubs. People get noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles MarinaSF, 1 week ago | Read review
“If you have kids definitely the family room is the perfect room!”
 of 5 bubbles zanoabed, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“we liked being on the top floor. Balcony (shared)”
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 of 5 bubbles JBudai, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“Top floor balcony room was great. Go mid week during the shoulder season for the best rates and no crowds.”
  • View of balcony king room from patio slider.
  • Comfy, private patio from room.
  • Neat headboard concept- at least this one doesn't point to Reno with
 of 5 bubbles Kenipela, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Again, we didn't stay here so anything about the rooms is just what I heard in town.”
 of 5 bubbles kjsnight, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
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