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Healdsburg, California
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Basecamp is one of my favorite hotel/motels I have ever stayed at! Extremely clean, modern yet old school feel, amazing happy hour and plenty of outdoor space. Walk to shopping and restaurants. Definitely recommend!

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

We arrived late, so didn't get the benefit of all the really fun stuff at Basecamp - although we managed to use the hot tub the next morning. A chilled and fun place to stay, comfortable bed and well equipped room. Good complimentary breakfast the next morning too. The only complaint would be the sound of the fan from the...

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Michael P, General Manager at Basecamp South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

We aim for great stays and hopefully your next one will be excellent. We appreciate you giving us the note on the fan noise. We have corrected this issue so our future guests will not have to hear the noise. Thank you for your business and see you back soon. Sincerely, Michael Peña Basecamp Hotel General Manager Michael@Basecamptahoesouth.com

Turlock, California
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great staff. Very unique concept that drew us here. Where can you find a beer garden in the middle of a hotel. Love the concept. We enjoyed a beer while playing corn hole and ping pong. This while listening to cool live music. Very close to all the action South Lake Tahoe has to offer.

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Michael P, General Manager at Basecamp South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Glad to read you had a great time with us and with the Beer Garden. We are currently expanding here at Basecamp Hotel and hope you come back to tell us how we did. Thank you for your business. Sincerely, Michael Peña Basecamp Hotel General Manager Michael@Basecamptahoesouth.com

Davis, California
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great atmosphere however the room smelt like very old rotten wood, there are no elevators, and the hot tub smelt strongly of bleach instead of chlorine. We were very itchy and uncomfortable after. The overall hotel atmosphere was fantastic tho.

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Michael P, General Manager at Basecamp South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on the hot tub. I am glad we were able to resolve your concern here on site. Safety is our top priority and I have reviewed the issue surrounding the spa and happy to report we are all clear on parameters. If I can assist further, please contact me here directly and would be happy...

Bend
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Basecamp was relaxed, fun, welcoming. The staff at the beer garden were particularly sweet. Loved the live music, the fire pits, the lighting. The beer garden was a perfect venue for a casual get acquainted wedding weekend gathering. We would definitely stay here again.

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Michael P, General Manager at Basecamp South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

We are happy to read that you will be coming back to stay with us soon. Glad you enjoyed the beer garden during your special group event. Thank you for your business. Sincerely, Michael Peña Basecamp Hotel General Manager Michael@Basecamptahoesouth.com

Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This hotel was very filthy , we had many dirty towels and there were stains on the carpet . The tv was so terrible it was going in and out of reception . There were also very few channels to choose from ? Paying 218 a night for a filthy room we should at least get some decent towels and...

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Michael P, General Manager at Basecamp South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

My apologies for your recent stay and the room conditions. It appears that you stayed with us just right before we launch our preventative maintenance program and Deep cleans. We will start these as we approach the conclusion of a busy season. I am happy to report we have partnered with a professional vendor that cleaned all of our carpets...

Allen, Texas
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Not super deluxe fancy, but a ton of character and great vibe. Great for families w the outdoor games (ping pong, porch swings, fire pits, live music, cornhole) in the garden and lots of fun for adults only to do the same. Great to come back after dinner and play some games w a cocktail in hand before bed

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Happy to hear you had an excellent time with us and enjoyed our amenities. See you back soon and thank you for your business. Sincerely, Michael Peña Basecamp Hotel General Manager Michael@Basecamptahoesouth.com

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I suppose we are not Basecamp's target demographic, but the photos of the property looked so cool and the price was right, so I took a chance. Unfortunately, we had a pretty poor experience during our two-night stay. My husband, my one-year-old and I stayed in a standard king room. It was tiny. The hotel did provide a nice, clean...

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Michael P, General Manager at Basecamp South Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Sorry to read about your discomfort with your baby and our hotel. We cater to all ranges of demographics who wish to enjoy Tahoe to its fullest. Not to worry if you are traveling with a baby, just call us in advance so we can meet your expectations, in rooms, service and needs. We have one room with a tub...

Va Beach
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Loved the atmosphere and cool vibe of Basecamp. What a fun place to stay. Nice complimentary breakfast menu. Enjoyed playing cornhole & ping pong in the courtyard. Great music every night in the Beer Garden. Perfect location! Thanks to the staff for their great hospitality!!

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Always expect great hospitality here at the Basecamp Hotel. Glad you had fun and we look forward to seeing you back home at your Basecamp. Sincerely, Michael Peña Basecamp Hotel General Manager Michael@Basecamptahoesouth.com

Spring Valley
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Overall, great experience! My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights in the great indoors room. We loved the indoor tent! There were minor problems with the room, faux fire wasn't working, heater battery was dead and TV cable was broken, staff was willing to help and accommodate. We still had a great time and loved the ambience.

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Thank you for bringing these items to our attention during your stay. I am glad to review that we were able to take care of all these items to get your stay off to a great start. Glad you enjoyed the Great In-Doors room. It really is a great room. Thank you for your business and hope to see you...

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  • 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: $191 - $353 (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.”
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  • 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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