We enjoyed our stay at this resort and will come back again. The bathroom/kitchen appeared original to the date the place was built; however, they were both clean and operational. The furnishings were ecclectic, but comfortable - except the sofa-sleeper. It was very uncomfortable for one football-player sized adult, feeling the frame through the mattress, etc. The king bed, however, was very comfortable but firm. The crown molding in this suite, which seemed more like a small one-bedroom apartment, was noteworthy. There were ample closets. The window coverings were nice. The location was convenient. The jacuzzi was great, as was the gym, but couldn't get the treadmill to work. While we didn't try the sauna, the availability was a bonus. The hot cocoa bar was less than expected when mentioning "bar" but it was very good and provided several toppings to add to the cocoa making it very tasty, especially since it was a slightly chilly day. The morning breakfast buffet was also an added bonus of which we happily availed ourselves. The variety of selections was excellent as was the Starbucks coffee. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The grounds appeared well maintained. This one-bedroom suite was so very much worth the cost, at least 40-50% less than more renovated hotel suites nearby. While somewhat dated, the building smelled clean - not musty/perfumy/old. I would highly recommend this lodging for those who don't mind a little age.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Location, Location, Location! Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village is a South Lake Tahoe resort nestled in intimate alpine environment located less than 100 yards away from Heavenly Ski Gondola and Heavenly Village. All of our over sized South Lake Tahoe resort suites sleep 4 to 6 adults. We are a few minute walk to the casinos, and a few blocks to the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe. Guests staying at Forest Suites Resort will experience updated rooms & furnishings, new decor & upgraded amenities. Our guests will experience high-speed wireless internet, hot American-style breakfast buffet, mid-week nightly wine and cheese receptions, weekend child activities including arts & crafts, "Green" exercise classes, movie nights, an XBOX game center & events throughout the entire year for the entire family to enjoy. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Forest Hotel South Lake Tahoe
- Forest Hotel Lake Tahoe
- Forest Resort Lake Tahoe