This Welk Resort fully exceeded our expectations!!!
It starts off with an inside parking garage that is security and is underground and heated. We were surprised by the opening gates, as it reminded us of a ride at Disneyland, and it made our vacation start off with a laugh and a smile!! An inside elevator takes you and your luggage (numerous luggage carts) up to your floor.
While the front lobby entrance is small, there is a first floor above that which has a huge guest lounge with plenty of seating, lots of tables and a large fireplace. There is also a ski room for storing your ski's in the winter.
Now to the rooms!!! They start off with a beautiful kitchen which was fully stocked with appliances, utensils, and everything you would need when away from home. All the appliances are full-sized Viking with Granite countertops and self closing drawers!!
Next is the living room which is open-beamed vaulted (if you are on the 4th-top floor. Not sure what the other floors are like), with a fireplace and big-screen TV. The seating arrangement is great for watching TV and/or for sitting to read a good book. There is also free WI-Fi access which is a very nice feature, as we were concerned about using up all our data on our plan during the week!!!! A covered balcony with a fireplace is just off the living room.
Now come three full size bedrooms!!!! The master bedroom suite is very large and has a king size bed, along with a room-sized walk-in closet, and a gorgeous bath that contains a spacious tub, a stone shower stall and double sinks, with self closing drawers.
The second bedroom is a good size with a queen size bed and has a separate bath across the hall.
The third bedroom was a nice surprise as it is a suite as well!! With a king size bed, the only differences are a regular size wall closet and no bathtub, but the stone stall shower is a very good size!!
What a beautiful place to stay!!!! Top of the line everything!!!! Makes you feel very spoiled indeed!!!!
The lobby area also has a movie style theatre with large comfortable seats that can be reserved to watch approx 250 movies to choose from. There is an adjacent building that has a well-equipped gym, pool table and air hockey games and outdoor swimming pools.
The Welk facility sits just in view of the Northstar Village shops and eateries. There is an ice skating rink in the middle of the Village and in the summer, it becomes a roller rink. If you are there to ski, the lifts are just outside the buildings.
Overall, we would highly recommend the Welk resorts as places that anticipate what you'll need and then they go beyond your expectations!!!! We are so happy to be a part of the Welk vacation family!!!!!!!!!
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Northstar Lodge - Hyatt Residence Club Hotel Truckee