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    Clair Tappaan Lodge

    19940 Donner Pass Road, P.O. Box 36, Norden, CA 95724
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    • Excellent37%
    • Very good44%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
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    “sierra club” (12 reviews)
    “dorms” (12 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Family Rooms
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed July 29, 2016

    This is a hostel-like lodge run by the Sierra Club. Very basic, shared rooms, or small "cubicles" for singles or couples, are available. Bathrooms are shared. Dinner and breakfast are in a rustically decorated dining room with long wooden tables with benches for seating; food...More

    Thank Paola2nd
    Reviewed July 13, 2016

    First time here with the Sierra Club Wilderness Outdoor Weekend and it was a BLAST! This is def dorm/simple style living but the point is to go hang out in the common areas which are great! And love that food is all inclusive. (BYOB too!)...More

    Thank angelginawu
    Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

    My husband and I are hiking the PCT and because of snow issues we had to change our reservations 3 times! They were so accommodating! We were greeted by a wonderful staff and they even offered us dinner but we had to decline because we...More

    Thank Carol Z
    Reviewed February 26, 2016

    It's been 5 years or so since we last stayed at Clair Tappaan and in that time it has lost some of its Hobbit like charm. The cubicles are small, but perfect for Hobbit sized folk like myself and my partner. Like others have stated,...More

    Thank Deana B
    Reviewed January 5, 2016

    There is a hall with about 14 tiny rooms on both sides. The two bed room is the size of a closet, and you can't stand up. There is one plug and one light, and when you turn off the light, the plug loses power....More

    Thank Mmmariner9
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • $55 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 145
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    • Norden
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    Room Tips
    "Do not choose cubicle #16 unless you like a lot of heat and noise."
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    "The cubbies are small, but if you really only sleep there, you'll be okay. If you're in a dorm..."
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    "do not get a cubicle"
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    "Choice of family rooms, single gender dorms, or tiny cubicles that sleep two. In the winter ask for the..."
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