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“Excellent campground” 5 of 5 stars
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Sedona, Arizona
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent campground”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Right across from the lake. Everyone at the campground are great. Very reasonable price for a site. Have plenty room between sites. Not on top of each other. Lots for the kids to do. Close to the town and markets. Great place to sit around a campfire at night.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

On a budget as travelling California. Came across this camp first and as the staff were so friendly and helpfull we decided to stay 4 nights in total. Great location and even though the camp is situated right beside a main road you really don't hear all that much. My main surprise is just the staff always happy and will give you friendly waves ask you about your trip, just what camp sites need! The showers and toilets are clean and the actual camp sites are very well spaced. Loved this place and would deffinitely stay again!

  • Stayed August 2012
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9 Thank Sprags91
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Modesto, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

My Family and i Love to go Camping its something we've been doing for many years since we were kids and out of all the campgrounds we've been to i have to say this is by far the best place to camp especially if you have little ones to watch out for.. the campground is very clean and the staff and hosts are very friendly and you dont have to worry so much for bears coming on to camp sites there is always staff driving around at night making sure everything is ok this is more of a campgound in the city with houses,parks and school near by if you want a more woods kinda feel with bears then this is not the place for you that would be camp Richardson...but as for my family this will always be our favorite campground that we will continue to stay at every year..

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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6 Thank CrystalVargasAguilar
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salt lake
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

mature trees good sized sites and right across the road is lake tahoe. No full hook ups which was a pain but we loved the location with the beach across the street. Bring your bike-you can bike to lots of nice places to shop, eat, browse..etc. We'd come back.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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6 Thank tom s
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calif.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

My huband and I were spending a week in Lake Tahoe. We wanted to camp close to Zephyer Cove as we were taking a sunset sailboat excursion out of the area. Well at Zephyer Cove campground it's $70.00 a nite on a weekday and for that amount of money we could stay in a hotel. Soooo we happened to pass by Campground by the Lake. We were pleasantly surprised. Great hosts answered all our questions ,gave us lots of info on places to see and a great resturant "Fresh Catch " at the marina. Beautiful place to sit on the water and watch the boats while enjoying good food.This campground would be an excellent choice for a family. Walking distance to lake with free beach access,kayak rental etc.Picnic area is all new. Library next door. Ice skating rink, indoor heated pool, gym, wi fi , basketball ,weightroom. Vistor center, museum, senior center within walking distance. We could not believe all the amentities,Would stay again with out question. Only dislike is if you get a space by the road there is a lot of traffic. We sleep with earplugs so this was not a problem.For the money you can't beat it . We camped in a 20 ft RV in space #66

Room Tip: Maybe get a space in the back away from busy HWY 50
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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9 Thank califbelair
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Salida, Ca.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Im not your typical camper, so when we started going campin here I loved it!! Its great!!! If you like to camp in the middle of nowhere, where the bears come out, then Camp Richardson is for you. I like Campground by the Lake because I have kids, I feel its safer here, as they have rangers walking through campground all nite. This summer will be our fourth time camping there and we love it. Its close to everything, walking distance, and right across the street from Lake Tahoe (the actual lake).
There isn't much privacy, but come on now, ur camping. If you want privacy then STAY HOME! Everything is very clean here, we enjoy it very much.

Room Tip: The campsites by the bathroom our my favorites. Downside? You can only have two vehicles per campgro...
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
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6 Thank Nadine R
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Las Vegas, New Mexico
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

This was our 2nd year camping here. You have to make reservations way in advance since it is always booked. I love the pine trees, walking to the beach and the enormous sites.
This year the city was redoing the road in front of the lake. There is a nice kayak rental place right in front of the Best Western. Safeway is across the street. Walking distance from your campground. Atmosphere is really nice

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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3 Thank amsterdamAustin
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Property: Campground by the Lake
Address: 1150 Rufus Allen Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 18 Specialty Lodging in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 180
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Campground by the Lake-owned and operated by the City of South Lake Tahoe has 50 hookup spots and 120 spots without hookups. Tons of fun for the whole family, we are 2.3 miles away from the stateline on the California side. We are directly across route 50 from El Dorado Beach, a popular South Shore destination. We have shops and restuarants within walking distance and public transportation east to the Stateline (Casinos, Heavenly Village) and west all the way to Emerald Bay. ... more   less 
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