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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great resort to visit all year yound! Our family of 5 stayed in a studio room in the Main Lodge. We had a full kitchen with granite counters, King Bed, Queen Sofa Bed, balcony, fireplace and large dining table. Our room was very clean and had everything we needed to cook or reheat the food we brought in from home....

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Granlibakken Tahoe! The variety of lodging options here at Granlibakken, from standard bedrooms to three bedroom townhomes, can accommodate families or groups of any size. Many of our rooms offer kitchens and sitting areas, perfect for a relaxing family getaway. The Treetop Adventure Park is located onsite and...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family spent time here over the holidays We now have grandkids, and used to take our kids here 20 years ago when they were young. It's a wonderful place for families - sledding hill is great, staff is really nice, food/daily breakfast is wonderful.. We were there for New Years Eve and they did a fabulous job with a...

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for offering some feedback about your recent stay at Granlibakken Tahoe. Our holiday festivities, including the New Year's Eve Party, are included for all lodging guests, and offer fun activities for kids, as well as dinner and music. The sledding and skiing hill offer half-priced day passes for lodging guests, which is a great value. All of our...

Fallon, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are clean, staff is friendly and helpful, and the breakfast is fantastic. Great sled,riding hill for the kids and the ski slope is small, but excellent for beginners. The ski slope is also a fantastic benefit at Granlibakken for when the roads make traveling to the larger slopes impossible. Just a short walk to the ski slope and sled...

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed a winter getaway at Granlibakken! Our onsite ski and sled hill offers half-priced day tickets to lodging guests, and is perfect for beginner to intermediate skiers and riders. Our sled hill is fun for people of all ages, and our rental shop offers alpine equipment as well as cross-country skis and...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is a beautiful place to learn how to ski the teacher are really nice person. My family and I love this place thanks to the people who help us with everything we will back this year to practice is cheap and ease to learn how to ski in this plece

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Granlibakken Tahoe offers a great place for beginners to ski, and we are so glad to hear that you had a great experience at our Ski Hill! Granlibakken's rates are affordable, and skiing and sledding tickets are half-priced for lodging guests. We offer lessons for beginner to beginner/intermediate skiers at our hill, and a skiing day pass also includes sledding....

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Granlibakken in July 2016. We were visiting the area to run our Jeep on the Rubicon trail. The hotel is well kept but you can tell that it has some years in it. The pool was very clean and it was heated. The owner was very friendly and allowed us to leave our trucks and trailers in the...

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Granlibakken Tahoe, and that you found the staff friendly and accommodating. All stays include our hot buffet breakfast, as well as access to all of the resort amenities, including the heated pool, hot tub, and sauna. Our location close to Tahoe City as well as some of Tahoe's...

Carmichael, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent Christmas weekend at this Lodge. Very nice staff,friendly. Food is great,rooms are clean and cozy. Relaxing weekend. If you are into Winter sports they are all available here. I there is any room for improvement and it might be costly, is elevators for those of us who are on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Lugging luggage up flights of...

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at Granlibakken Tahoe. Our onsite ski and sled hill is half-priced for lodging guests, and is fun for the whole family. Hot buffet breakfast is included in all stays, as well as our special holiday events and dinners. We unfortunately do not have elevators onsite, but we do our best to help guests...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had family ski trip two weeks ago. Book 3 rooms for two nights plan but we left on second day before heavy snow coming in the next early morning. When we back room to pack ( around 5pm on Thursday), one of 3 rooms don't clean up but the tip was gone.... my in law was calling me and...

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share some of the highlights and shortcomings of your stay here, Christine. I have passed your comments on to our Housekeeping Manager, who will work with her staff to ensure that all rooms are being cleaned thoroughly in the future. I am glad to hear that you did enjoy the hot buffet breakfast...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I felt that they are at the top or above their class while maintaining budget prices. Buildings are spread out in smaller units and offer quiet rooms, tucked in the forest. Great amenities for the kids (sledding, small ski slope, tree adventures house / cords). Excellent breakfast (like at a luxury hotel) included. Staff there - at all levels -...

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent trip to Granlibakken Tahoe! The many amenities located onsite from the ski and sled hill to the Day Spa are perfect for a fun winter getaway. Hot buffet breakfast is included in all rates, and offers a variety of options, from bacon and eggs to fresh fruit and pastries....

North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights here before Christmas. Great place to stay for skiing and sightseeing in the area. We will definitely stay here again. The breakfast buffet was excellent and the rooms were warm and very comfortable.

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at Granlibakken Tahoe. The breakfast buffet is included in all rates, and includes a variety of foods, from fresh fruit to bacon and eggs. Our location in a peaceful wooded valley just outside of Tahoe City is perfect for exploring the North Lake Tahoe area. We look forward...

Homewood, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our company party for 130 guests and it was fabulous at Granlibakken! The holiday decorations, the size of the ballroom and the food was great!! We had an amazing time. The bartenders and servers were so nice and professional. Definitely recommend!

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had a great company party at Granlibakken Tahoe! Granlibakken can accommodate groups from 4-400 in its 16 meeting rooms and venues, and our staff is experienced in making sure that all parties, events, and conferences are a success. We will be sure to pass your praise on to the bartenders, servers, and the other...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Granlibakken's Tahoe's 74 acre, secluded valley is your very own cozy, alpine getaway. Perfect year-round for groups, weddings and families to connect in an Old Tahoe ambiance. Onsite activities include a treetop adventure park, historic ski & snowboard hill, groomed sled hill, hiking & biking trails, tennis courts and a year-round heated pool and a spa to relax in after all the fun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Granlibakken Tahoe

Address: 725 Granlibakken Rd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
Price Range: $124 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Granlibakken Tahoe 3*
Number of rooms: 165
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Granlibakken Hotel Tahoe City
Granlibakken Resort Tahoe City
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for rooms facing the pool”
 of 5 bubbles ejvelazquez, 1 week ago | Read review
“Quiet Rooms / Quiet Heaters - Property spread out over acres, woods, with sled and tree adventure houses; also with small ski slope.”
 of 5 bubbles bogdan2m, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“It's a budget hotel for the area. Ask for one of the rooms that has been updated. A very big difference in the quality of rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles insearchofagoodtime, Nov 7, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are set in groups, and it would depend upon your preference.”
 of 5 bubbles 747jerianng, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
“my room 14B. parked car right outside the "winter entrance" to the main lodge, and there is a porch.Families: 14 AB has connecting entryway”
 of 5 bubbles desertmidwife, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
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