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Donner Lake Village

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15695 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-3649
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 08/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 08/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 15 hotels in Truckee
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Donner Lake Village is a year-round condominium resort nestled in the pines on the west shore of Donner Lake, one of the Sierra Nevada's most charming and beautiful alpine lakes. Our friendly staff can help you plan your visit, too. Encounter serenity in a one or two-bedroom suite, studio or spacious room complete with microwaves, refrigerators and FREE high speed wireless internet. Easy access to year round activities. In summer enjoy our private beach and marina with boat rentals. In winter hit the slopes at eight nearby world class ski resorts.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Sauna
Vending machine
Canoeing
Hiking
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Parking
Wifi
Skiing
Fishing
Self-serve laundry
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Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Lake View
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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P W wrote a review Jul 2021
San Francisco, California4 contributions
Spent several days enjoying this wonderful condo right on the lake with spectacular views and easy water access. The staff that we interacted with were super friendly. Great access to hikes and food options, with Tahoe Donner being only about 4-5 minutes away. Great place for kids to play or to rent various water crafts. Looking forward to going back there next year.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Edward P wrote a review Jul 2021
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My family and I stayed at Donner Lake Village for a few days and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It was excessively hot during our stay (hot front) and the lake front property was great. Do wish the rooms had A/C and better interior lighting, besides that you cannot beat the value!!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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M Smith wrote a review Jul 2021
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We didnt know what to expect as there are mixed reviews. We booked the studio deluxe and it was great. The big plus was that we were able to get a boat slip so it was nice to have the boat sitting there ready for us. However please note these are first come first serve and they don't have many available. Seems that owners had most of them filled with their boats and in the 5 days we were there many of their boats were not even moved. Beach was also nice and quiet. Paul was great at front desk. There is also a good restaurant walking distance and a great ice cream place, Will definitely come back.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Anonymous wrote a review Jun 2021
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The view is breath taking. We had a lake view room. Service was excellent from everyone we came in contact with. Management was top notch! The room we stayed in was very nice except the kitchen could use a little update. This was important to us because we cooked our meals in. Excellent location for a lot of hiking trails. Very nice place and we would highly recommed it!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: Lake view is well worth the extra money!
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Lee B wrote a review Jun 2021
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We needed help because the remote on the TV would not change the channels. Called the Front desk and lady who answered was totally unhelpful. She said we could come to front office and get new batteries but that was only thing she could do. She said she could have maintenance check it out the next day. New batteries did not correct the problem. She said that since the units are owned by off-site individuals it was their problem and she could do nothing more. When maintenance came next mid-day. the problem was easily corrected by repositioning a "wire" so that it was visible to the remote. Front desk people should know about this as I'm sure this is a very common problem. The lady on duty was curt and rude when she should have been trained about this common problem, Instead she said it was an owner problem and not hers. Left us with a very bad impression that obviously affected how we review this place.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Becky M, Guest Services / Front Office at Donner Lake Village
Responded Jun 16, 2021
I am sorry your stay was not what you expected and I hope that you give us another chance.
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PRICE RANGE
$113 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
donner lake village hotel truckee, donner lake hotel, donner lake resort, donner lake village resort
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaLake Tahoe (California)Truckee
NUMBER OF ROOMS
44
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Frequently Asked Questions about Donner Lake Village
Which popular attractions are close to Donner Lake Village?
Nearby attractions include Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum (2.9 miles), Historic Downtown Truckee (2.1 miles), and Tahoe Donner (4.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Donner Lake Village?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and self serve laundry.
Which room amenities are available at Donner Lake Village?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Donner Lake Village?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Donner Lake Village?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Donner Lake Village?
Conveniently located restaurants include Wild Cherries Coffee House, Donner Lake Kitchen, and Tacos Jalisco.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Donner Lake Village?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Donner Lake Village?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Donner Lake Village?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge (2.1 miles).
Does Donner Lake Village have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Donner Lake Village accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.