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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As Welk owners in Escondido, CA, we were disappointed by their new acquisition in Northstar, Lake Tahoe. Housekeeping of the units was lacking. Carpets were stained and dirty, There was a half a set of fake eyelashes on the nightstand table and the other half on the carpet. Clear evidence that great care had not been taken to clean the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in a beautiful condo, everything about this place was fantastic. The location and the premises are stunning, the service is friendly and fantastic. Our condo exceeded my expectations, gorgeous and IMMACULATE. The staff were very accommodating and patient, always helpful which was great as it was our first visit to Tahoe. Cannot wait to return.

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Thank akeikom
Springfield, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With friends for an extended weekend of bike riding and racing. The facility is impeccably clean and well maintained. The grounds are gorgeous and the views spectacular. Our rooms were very nice and extremely clean and well maintained. I have rarely had occasion to visit a lodge as nice as the ones at North Star. I had an excellent stay... More 

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Thank JohnHershel
Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

I appreciate the feedback from your visit with us. It is great to hear you enjoyed the views and tranquility here at Welk Resorts. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to post a review. We hope you visit us again if you return to the area. More 

Lebanon, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Northstar Lodge with friends for a few days in July, 2016. We were in the area for a MTB race. The area is stunningly beautiful, and the property is modern and well maintained. The staff went above and beyond to accommodate. The building maintenance engineers even offered assistance with our bike maintenance. A dream destination.

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on the resorts location and features. I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay here at the Welk Resorts. We look forward to you returning for another amazing family vacation. More 

San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a Summer Weekend in July. Still pricey for off-season time, but the property is really nicely done. It is a time-share facility, so units I believe to vary a little dependingon owner preferences. Our unit (Catamount #409) had great fixtures and furnishings. Kitchen was huge, and we loved cooking in one night. Nice fireplace and built-in sound... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

It is great to hear you enjoyed your visit here at the Welk Resorts. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on the resort activities and features. I am glad our resort team handled the challenges during your vacation with us. Thank you for the highlights and feedback from your stay.... More 

kerry
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81 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can only imagine what this place is like during the winter with the various slopes in use because during the summer they are used for biking and trekking and they are superb. Big place much quieter in summer we are told but the facilities are amazing. Went to the Ritz Carlton there....needs to be seen it must be amazing... More 

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Thank IfIdonttheywill
Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It sounds like you had a great visit! We hope you get a chance to return to the resort during the winter months. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a (very) last minute trip summertime, mid-week at the hotel style rooms. It was relatively easy to do over the phone. The employee clearly described the room, location and where to check in. Check in was beyond easy...right at the entrance to Northstar. Since it was mid-week there was no wait, 2 staff behind the desk and only... More 

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San Francisco, California
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87 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a 3 bedroom/2 bath condo. It was clean and fully equipped. The beds were comfortable. We used the free shuttle service to get to the village and the rec center. Kids and adults had a great time swimming, relaxing in the hot tub, playing pickle ball, roller skating, and dining in the village.

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Thank 2012travelingmom
Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

I appreciate the feedback from your visit with us. It is great to hear your family enjoyed their stay here at the Welk Resort. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to post a review. We hope you visit us again if you return to the area. More 

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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Luxury! We loved the condo. Lots of top of the line amenities, such as all Cuisinart small appliances and J.A. Henckels cutlery. The kitchen is stocked with full sized glasses, wine glasses, coffee cups, etc. unlike 2 of the other Welk resorts I've stayed in. Those have small everything. Small plates, glasses, etc, and small washer and dryer. Northstar has... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

It is great to see your family enjoyed their vacation here at the Welk Resorts. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on the resort activities and features. I apologize for what took place at the front desk and your recommendations have been brought to the attention of our Resort management... More 

Huntington Beach, California
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45 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This property was originally built as a Hyatt Residence Club, so the design and quality are top-notch. Keep in mind, these are luxury condos and is not really operated as a hotel, so it lacks some of the amenities as a luxury hotel. Although the staff is super friendly and helpful, I think the jury is still out on the... More 

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Northstar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Welk Resorts Northstar and sharing your 4-star recommendation. It is always nice to hear back from families after their vacation because their comments help us decide in what areas we need to improve service. Thank you again for sharing your experience and we hope to welcome you back next time you’re in the area. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated at the base of the Northstar and two minute walk to multi-activities Village Core (including live music and skating rink), Northstar Lodge boasts ski-in/ski-out, adjacent to Big Springs gondola and Swim and Fitness Center. Features exclusive exteriors with native materials for a naturally weathered appearance, while luxuriously warm appointments set the mood within creating a high-alpine sensibility. All two and three bedroom residences feature a private deck with in & outdoor fireplaces, hickory and carpeted floors, alder cabinets, spacious fully equipped full-size kitchens, and ranch house design interiors. Other amenities include a spacious lounge, media theater, ski and boot valet (winter) and bike valet (summer). Other Activities include Hiking and Golfing, and 15 minutes to Lake Tahoe, Horseback Riding, and other outdoor sports. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northstar Lodge

Address: 970 Northstar Dr, Truckee, CA 96161-4204
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range: $214 - $1,606 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Northstar Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
Northstar Lodge - Hyatt Residence Club Hotel Truckee
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Truckee
#3 Luxury Hotel in Truckee
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