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Camp Richardson Resort

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't actually stay though have been to the resort many times for the Beacon Restaurant. Had made reservations at the hotel, but the event we were going for cancelled so I cancelled the reservation two months in advance and am charged a $25 cancellation fee. Pretty rare for anyone to do this. I don't recall seeing this on the website...

Thank bobinsonoma
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Been going to CR now for a number of years, it's a great place, especially off season! Beautiful location and the Beacon is good. Aldo, a special thanks to Charlie the manager, who saved us from missing Amtrak...GREAT guy, thanks! Dan

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We ran into traffic driving to Tahoe so we called and said we would get in after midnight. The receptionist said that was fine, there was a phone outside and a lockbox. When we arrived after midnight the phone didn't work. Then we jiggled and reconnected all the lines and got it to work, only to stand out in the...

Thank Eve N
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

So, this was our second visit to Camp Richardson. We booked one large campsite for 7 people. The surrounding sites specified for less people, clearly had more than what was advertised as permitted. Fine, not necessarily my problem, except they kept walking through our campsite to get to the bathroom...they walked between the tents, lifting up the clothesline, and were...

Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We rented 3 cabins and stayed 3 nights. Cabins are rustic and kitchens are small, but they were perfect for our family stay. Not super touristy like Heavenly. The staff was always friendly and the hotel sold discount tickets for Sierra ski resort. Beds were comfortable and cabins were clean.

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Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Background: Being from Vermont, we had a chance to visit a family member living near Lake Tahoe. We found Camp Richardson. We visited in early November filled with bright, sunny days. We never saw another guest during our 6 day stay; we heard there may have been another couple there while the three of us enjoyed the beauty, peace, and...

Thank GlobalVillage
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were supposed to stay here for 2 nights for a wedding. The hotel was fully booked for this event. Options were to stay Thursday and Friday or Friday and Saturday. We chose to check in on Friday. Somewhere along the way, there was a miscommunication either on our party's side or on the hotel's side. On Saturday we got...

Thank Ismael A
Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

And overall had a pleasant stay. We stayed off season so there was not many people there so we had loads of space but I can imagine that it is quite cramped in high Peak as the sites are close to each other and not very big. Warning signs to keep food locked in a bear locker ... our rv...

1Thank Polkadot87
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Incredible experience, the captain is really nice, the view from all the sides of the cruise are incredible, we didn't want to leave. Totally recommended to pass the afternoon in Tahoe. They serve drinks each one is 9 dollars, i think it should be include but apart from that is very nice.

Thank Mily M
Reviewed 5 October 2016

When I first booked Camp Richardson (CR) for a reunion with friends from various places in the world, I was a little reluctant. As a group we are used to traveling and staying in 5 star resorts. But CR was highly recommended by a local friend. The pictures on the website are accurate. The hotel was a "nicer" lodge. The...

Thank seetheworld711

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This historic year-round resort secluded in old-growth forest on 125 acres adjacent to Lake Tahoe's longest stretch of sandy beach, features 26 hotel rooms, 7 motel rooms, 43 cabins (19 year-round), the 7-bedroom Richardson House, 100 RV sites and 200 tent campsites. Property amenities include a General Store & Cafe, the Beacon Bar & Grill lakeside restaurant, Mountain Sports Center (bicycling in summer, X-C skiing & snowshoeing in winter), as well as seasonal full-service Marina, Ice Cream Parlor and Coffee & Confectionery shop. Horseback riding is available 0.2 miles north. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Camp Richardson Resort

Address: 1900 Jameson Beach Rd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Number of rooms: 78
Also Known As:
Camp Richardson Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Camp Richardson Lake Tahoe
Hotel Style:
#7 Top resorts Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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“Stay away from first floor near the lobby. Corner rooms on 2nd floor are pretty nice”
seetheworld711, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on Eagle's Nest side of the resort which was recommended by the staff for being quieter.”
amandahN8057LV, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in a room, bring your tent”
453beng, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book early for holiday weekends”
USA4bnb, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room on the 2nd floor”
  • Sunset view from the patio of the Beacon Bar & Grill
BrettD_11, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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