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Melbourne
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were wonderfully looked after by the staff at Granlibakken and the food was amazing! My newly renovated room was very comfortable and the location in the forest, just a short distance from Lake Taohe, was picturesque and quiet.

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at Granlibakken Tahoe! Our location in a peaceful 74 acre wooded valley is perfect for a Tahoe getaway. We are located just a mile from the shores of Lake Tahoe, easy walking or driving distance. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional customer service, and we are glad to... More 

Sacramento, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Granlibakken is a resort with a gorgeous locations. A buffet breakfast included, great for families with kiddos. We've always enjoyed our stays. The rooms are clean and the staff is friendly. Great location close to other resorts with a smaller price tag than big named resorts.

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so glad that you have enjoyed your stays at Granlibakken Tahoe, it is always a pleasure to hear from returning guests. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional customer service, and clean and comfortable accommodations. We are glad that you have found our resort to be a great value, and we hope that you return again soon! More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Comfort, Good Taste, Friendliness, and Kind Service in great abundance. Includes breakfast, tennis, swimming, and lovely hiking trails. The only drawback to Lake Tahoe in summer is that the meatflies (yellow jackets) are protected species and rather pesty when they sting.

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had a comfortable and peaceful stay at Granlibakken Tahoe. Our many amenities onsite, from 5 tennis courts to a year-round outdoor heated pool, hot tub, and sauna, are sure to keep everyone occupied and entertained. This past summer Tahoe did experience an exceptional amount of yellow jacket activity, but we did our best to... More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the ambiance, the meals were amazing, the staff was very accommodating and friendly. I love how cozy this place is and such a great location to access the lake, trails, and shopping in Tahoe City.

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your retreat here at Granlibakken Tahoe. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional customer service, and I will be sure to pass your praise on to our staff. Our conference packages are all-inclusive, with all meals prepared by our award-winning kitchen staff. Thank you again for taking the time to review Granlibakken,... More 

Fairfield, California
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful gem in Lake Tahoe California side!! Just outside Tahoe City!! Our Condo was perfect... homie but with the convenience of a hotel!! Maid service!! The lodge was warm and welcoming. And chiefs choice meals,,, every meal was over the top!! Plus the meeting rooms were perfect too!! I will be back with the family to enjoy all... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Granlibakken Tahoe with us! Our location just a short distance from Tahoe City and some of Tahoe's premier attractions is perfect for a fun, but peaceful getaway. We can accommodate groups from 4-400 here at Granlibakken Tahoe, with a variety of meeting spaces and accommodations onsite. We look forward... More 

1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I found the hotel to be a hidden gem. It is set in the beautiful Tahoe national Forest, only a few minutes from Lake Tahoe. The rooms are large, well maintained, and well worth the price. The food is abundant and tasty, and the staff at the hotel are among the finest i have encountered in my travels. The only... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at Granlibakken Tahoe. Our resort is nestled in a 74 acre valley, just a mile from North Lake Tahoe in the Tahoe National Forest. Hot buffet breakfast is included in all of our rates, and many of our conference packages are all-inclusive. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional... More 

Oakland, California
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50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our first night no one was next door. It was peacefully quiet and we were very happy. The breakfast was okay, not great. The second night we became aware that the walls are painfully thin. We had to call the desk to request that our neighbors turn down their television. That happened shortly after midnight. Once the TV was off,... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share some of the highlights and shortcomings of your recent stay here. Our location in a peaceful wooded valley just outside of Tahoe City is perfect for a Tahoe getaway. We are sorry to hear that your room was noisier than it should have been, we are currently looking into ways to better... More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for three nights. Place was quiet, clean (unless you peered into corners or behind furniture), includes a great breakfast, nice sized pool and hot tub, sauna, tennis courts, and close proximity to ropes course. Room was supposedly remodeled but still had the appearance of an outdated lodge with squeaky floors and just ok King bed. There's a lot that... More 

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing some of the highlights of your recent stay at Granlibakken, Kendall. The rooms here at Granlibakken are owned by individual homeowners, but we do our best to maintain a minimum standard of upgrading. We will pass your comments on to the homeowners to encourage further upgrades. Our many amenities onsite, from the Treetop Adventure Park to... More 

Utah
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed here for a wedding. This is a beautiful location. Not far from Tahoe City. I was disappointed in the outdated room. However the bed was comfortable. The breakfast buffet was included in the room charge. The food is really good. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed our location in a wooded valley just outside of Tahoe City. The hot buffet breakfast is included in all stays, and is a great value. All of our rooms here at Granlibakken are individually owned, and your comments will help us to work with our homeowners to make necessary upgrades to the rooms.... More 

Berkeley, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We purchased a Groupon for our stay. The weather was not cooperating -- first storm of the year so we did not get to enjoy all of the facilities. Staff was friendly and helpful. Beautiful location and good value for the money.

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Granlibakken L, General Manager at Granlibakken Tahoe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience at Granlibakken Tahoe. We did just experience a stormy weekend, but we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay despite the weather. We hope that you stay again soon, and hopefully the weather will cooperate for your next visit! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Granlibakken's Tahoe's 74 acre, secluded valley is your very own cozy, alpine getaway. Perfect year-round for groups, weddings and families to connect in an Old Tahoe ambiance. Onsite activities include a treetop adventure park, historic ski & snowboard hill, groomed sled hill, hiking & biking trails, tennis courts and a year-round heated pool and a spa to relax in after all the fun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Granlibakken Tahoe

Address: 725 Granlibakken Rd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Tahoe City
Price Range: $217 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Granlibakken Tahoe 3*
Number of rooms: 165
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“It's a budget hotel for the area. Ask for one of the rooms that has been updated. A very big difference in the quality of rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles insearchofagoodtime, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are set in groups, and it would depend upon your preference.”
 of 5 bubbles 747jerianng, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“my room 14B. parked car right outside the "winter entrance" to the main lodge, and there is a porch.Families: 14 AB has connecting entryway”
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“High altitude makes traveling from the lodge to the higher rooms a taxing for older or physically challenged individuals.”
 of 5 bubbles dianeluiz, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The townhouses were all in walking distance!”
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