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Palo Alto
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ok place to stay and good locationnot far from gondola. Room ok but heater was noisier than a jet taking off so had to forfeit heat for sleep and always woke up frozen. No heating in bathroom which was an uncomfortable experience after skiing all day. Breakfast was tasty but nowhere near enough seats to eat it. One toaster and...

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Thank Carmel H
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 5 nights for a skiing holiday. Very friendly and helpful staff. Great location, Only a 5 minute walk to gondola and lots of restaurants and pubs nearby. A good breakfast included, and coffee and tea available in lobby at all hours. Would definitely stay again.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed here several times and love it. The staff is friendly, rooms are great and I dig the continental breakfast that includes waffles. They lay out cups with pre-made ingredients so you just have to pour into the waffle iron. How cool is that?! Dig the hot tub on the top deck. Rooms are decorated super cute. The closets...

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Oakland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Basecamp has it all. Easygoing environment, tasty breakfast, onsite tap room with German food and a six-piece live band the night we were there, great beds and linens, proximity to skiing and casinos, AND we were allowed to bring our dog for a small fee.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Guests were smoking Marijuana all over the property. My 4 year old son and 2 year old daughter were exposed to this. Breakfast was shut down early for no reason. No refrigerator in room. No insulation in rooms, you can hear EVERYTHING. Absolutely one of the worst stays with my kids I've had in a hotel. Will never recommend this...

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California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at Basecamp for the past three years, at least 3 or 4 times per year. What drew me to Basecamp was the ambience as well as the well-done remodel of an older hotel. But each year there is a decline. The largest was breakfast. It used to include bagels, pastries, an assortment of cereals, and yogurt. Now...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll certainly stay here again. It's a great Hotel, with modern and stylish rooms. I also like the bar/restaurant that is attached. A good place to grab some casual food and drinks. I enjoyed the styling of the rooms. An interesting mix of rustic and modern.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I decided last minute to go to Tahoe and I found this hotel early in my research. We got there around 6pm and the main lobby area was buzzing with a family at the communal table eating sushi, the hostess serving wine and people sitting around enjoying themselves. Check in took some time because the hostess was...

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South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at base camp for 1 night as my house was getting worked on . Rooms are big , clean and well equipped . It included a waffle breakfast & coffee which was good . Hot tub was clean and enjoyable , we were the only ones in it. It is small maybe 10 people at most and that...

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Hove, United Kingdom
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We came here 4 years ago and came back as we loved the place and glad we weren't disappointed. We love the room n chill out spaces including the new bar area which is a great place to chill after the slopes with good beer, live music, board games and some snacks. I had a cold and the staff made...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Basecamp South Lake Tahoe is a hotel built for exploring the incredible lakes, trails and mountains that the Lake Tahoe Basin has to offer. Basecamp combines the comforts of a great hotel with the sense of adventure and community found at a an expedition base camp. Basecamp is located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, steps from the mountain and minutes walk from the lake. Become an instant local at Basecamp. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Basecamp South Lake Tahoe

Address: 4143 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6952 (Formerly Basecamp Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $187 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Basecamp South Lake Tahoe 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
The Block Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Block Hotel Lake Tahoe
Block Lake Tahoe
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#7 Romantic Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#8 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#12 Family Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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“I'd try to avoid proximity to the hot tubs. People get noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles MarinaSF, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you have kids definitely the family room is the perfect room!”
 of 5 bubbles zanoabed, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“we liked being on the top floor. Balcony (shared)”
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 of 5 bubbles JBudai, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Top floor balcony room was great. Go mid week during the shoulder season for the best rates and no crowds.”
  • View of balcony king room from patio slider.
  • Comfy, private patio from room.
  • Neat headboard concept- at least this one doesn't point to Reno with
 of 5 bubbles Kenipela, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Again, we didn't stay here so anything about the rooms is just what I heard in town.”
 of 5 bubbles kjsnight, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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