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Redwood City, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Norhtstar last year for an owners update. I had been a quite happy owner until they managed to upset me. During our stay we purchased additional points ($15,000 worth or so) and as a thank you for our time during our presentation and I'm guessing our purchase we were issued a voucher for free trip to Hawaii. this...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We apologize for the challenges you have experienced but are glad you were able to connect directly with our team to discus the situation. We hope this conversation will eliminate any future communication challenges and will continue to work on this until this is resolved.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel for the last night of our ski trip at Lake Tahoe. We had picked the hotel because of the high ratings and for the ski-in ski-out location that would allow us enough time to ski the morning before our flight out of Reno. On that morning, I stood up from the breakfast table and cut my...

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Lafayette, California
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Cold times, fun times. I wish the slopes stayed open later. Just as we were enjoying ourselves it was time to wrap it up. Thank good we entertained the kids with ice skating and smores. And the Belgian waffles Are too Delicious.

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

I appreciate the feedback from your visit with us. It is great to hear you and your family enjoyed their stay at Welk Resorts. Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post a review. We hope you visit us again in the future.

Reviewed December 29, 2016

We rented a two bedroom apartment in July 2016. The apartment was spacious and in mint condition. There was a pool outside that was fresh and a gym fully equipped next door to the hotel. If you like hiking or playing golf in the summer I highly recommend this place.

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

Thank you taking the time to share. We’re happy that we could provide you with a great vacation experience and we look forward to sharing our hospitality with you again the next time you’re in the area.

French Valley, CA
Reviewed November 26, 2016

My husband and I recently visited the area of Truckee and North Lake Tahoe. As owners of Welk resorts we chose to stay at the Northstar location. It was late fall and we expected to see snow. We went prepared with warm clothing and tire chains, but we only saw snow one morning and it melted within hours. Since we...

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

Thank you for being a Welk Owner! I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on the resort activities and features. The localized activity information you included is great, this information helps future guests plan ahead. If you return to the area please be sure to stay with us again.

San Diego, California
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Let me start off by saying this was the best resort we've ever been to. High end finishes, top of the line appliances, fireplace and tv in every room. Beautiful scenery. We were in the 2 bedroom suites in the Fremont buliding and everything was exceptionally comfortable. Things to expect, FYI these aren't all bad things but since we stayed...

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

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We appreciate your detailed feedback as it lets us know in what areas to improve. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your accommodations and had a great stay. We are glad the underground parking was a plus for you and we look forward to welcoming you back again for...

Southern Mexico, Mexico
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

First thing first. Fitness center gets a 10 here. Full gym, tennis courts, swimming pools, running trails.... I had a beautiful room with full kitchen. It is like a small city, it has it's very own (although very small) movie theater, Starbucks, ice rink and some restaurants.

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

We appreciate you taking the time to post a review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I appreciate the highlights and details you provided on the resort features and activities. We look forward to welcoming you back for another enjoyable stay.

Elk Grove, California
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We were overwhelmed at the great, very large condos, the Outstanding service and wonderful staff. We had 3 two-bedroom condos and they put us on the same floor, a few doors apart. The places were clean and had fabulous appliances (Viking) and more-than-adequate kitchen utensils. The condos even have humidifiers - a real plus in the dry winter air. All...

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

It is great to hear your family enjoyed their visit here at Welk Resorts. I appreciate you taking the time to post a review and the highlights and details provided on the resort activities, features and staff. It is wonderful to hear your family had a fantastic vacation with us. We look forward to you returning to visit us again...

La Verne, California
Reviewed October 5, 2016

We had a beautiful time in Truckee and the town of Genoa. The resort is AWESOME & we can't wait to revisit. We were in a 3 bedroom and it was just incredible. We had a warm cozy unit with all the amenities. We even baked cookies and goodies for our stay. The service was INCREDIBLE and the staff was...

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

It is wonderful to hear your family had a fantastic vacation with us. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It sounds like your family really took advantage of all of our resort amenities. I appreciate the details you provided on your accommodations and the comments on the beauty of our Resort. We would love to have...

Sonoma, California
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We reserved directly from Welk for a family birthday. The two bedroom unit was excellent for accommodating four adults and child, plus other family visitors for meals. Always something to do for every interest with the pool, hot tub and game room next door. Deck area accommodates four around table in front of a great gas fireplace. Washer/dryer nice addition...

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Thank you for taking the time to post a review. it is wonderful to hear your family had a great vacation with us. It sounds like your family really took advantage of all of our resort amenities and activities. I appreciate the detailed provided on your accommodations. We would love to have you come again and look forward to your...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • 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 by Welk Resorts

Address: 970 Northstar Dr, Truckee, CA 96161-4204
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range: $257 - $1,407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Northstar Lodge by Welk Resorts 4.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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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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“Front rooms have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles 478greggn, Oct 8, 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed the outdoor fireplace on the patio in the Washoe building.”
 of 5 bubbles 1babyangelkiss, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“ask to be away from construction”
 of 5 bubbles 921jamesl, Sep 18, 2016 | Read review
“Best views look out to the east over the pool/spas and toward the distant forest, mountains and the Village of Northstar.”
 of 5 bubbles Spartan58, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“one side has view of village,other parking lot”
 of 5 bubbles grandma of 6, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
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