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Cajamarca, Peru
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, wonderful walking paths, amazing lake. I went for an hour cause I was in the area on a work trip and had some time to kill, it was snowing when I went and it was super pretty. It's worth your time, and you can walk around the lake. I love the fact that it's sorrounded by amazing mountains...

Thank Josiah H
Fontana, California
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I absolutely loved this location it has something for everyone. If you want to camp for the week, the weekend or just go for the day. Or stay a few hours. There is a little lake that is able to house dozens of different types of boats. Like pontoon boats, sail boats, deck boats, fishing boats, there is kayaking and...

Thank Gracie V
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We hated our stay. First the good: friendly check-in and close to the beach. That's it. The unit itself, however, was old and filthy. Spider webs everywhere (inside and out), old formerly white blinds that are now black with dirt/grease, slanted floor, poor light, non-operational windows, dirty sock left behind from previous guest, dirty towels, hot with no AC, shower...

1Thank Adam M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We travelled up from SFO, to this area, looking forward to a great long weekend, The centre was packed, no where to park, and the temp. in the 90's. We got the keys to the 3 bedroomed town house at about 2.30. and unloaded the car from a parking space outside the house. The units was basic but was clean,...

Thank DBP14917
San Jose, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Leary because of some reviews. Clean. Full kitchen. TV. Towels and linens. Had to wash dishes, sweep, vacuum. 10 minute walk to lake. Outdoor movie was great. A little high priced paying for location.

Thank Pas5353
Fremont, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I absolutely LOVE Pinecrest Lake. It offers swimming, boating, hiking,camping, ranger programs, amphitheater with current movies, fishing, beaches, cabins, a general store, a sporting good store, and a restaurant. There is also a coffee hut, bike rentals, and an art gallery. It has been my favorite destination for 43 years.

Thank CaroleeBlake
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 8 August 2016

After hearing so many good thing's about PineCrest lake and campground, we did a day trip /picnic. The campground is nice, the day we went it was sold out/full, being we have a RV it's good to check out the area, there were tent's and RV's but for us our RV is a bit lg. and were not super comfortable...

Thank Debbie H
El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This year was awesome! Since we had a ton of rain this year, there was actually water in the lake! Weather was beautiful and the hike around the lake is a must. It's well marked and easy enough for young kids to handle, just make sure to bring plenty of water. There are a ton of spot for pictures and...

Thank davidchaojr42
San Diego, Ca
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed in the motel portion of the "resort". We have been there before so were aware that the word resort is used loosely but the rooms are clean and the location is great. Quick walk to the lake, restaurant / bar around the corner and the serene bean coffee shack is the place to go first thing in the...

Thank SanDiego_CaHelmuth
Riverbank, California
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The National Forest campground and beach are excellent. The restrooms at the beach are by far the BEST I have ever seen at an outdoor facility.The beach area and lake shoreline are perfect for swimming, boating, hiking and fishing. And to my great surprise there is NO day use fee!! A great,clean place to cool from the California Central Valley...

1Thank Jim I

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Address: 421 Pinecrest Lake Rd., Pinecrest, CA 95364
Region: United States > California > Pinecrest
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Pinecrest Lake Hotel Pinecrest
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“Camping or Hoteling its up to you.”
 of 5 bubbles 205graciev, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't get T12!”
 of 5 bubbles DBP14917, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all are great”
 of 5 bubbles crumbles1234, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“When hiking the lake, walk clockwise so you end your hike in the shade.”
 of 5 bubbles kellies2013, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Do not choose #6”
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