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Basecamp South Lake Tahoe

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Awesome stay. We loved the on site beer garden and Lawn games. Family had great time at karaoke night. Would definite stay again next time in area.

Room was as described and did not disappoint. Location is excellent being right next to stateline and across from the Heavenly gondola. The included breakfast was simple, but acceptable enough to allow us to skip eating breakfast at a restaurant, which saved our group $100. The only real con is everything shuts down at 10 (hot tubs, beer garden, outdoor fire) which seems very early for a motel right next to a casino that never sleeps.

Walking distance to everything. Love the fire pits and dog friendly.

Nice hotel, need a few more space heaters out by pub

I expected more from this hotel. I found the cleanliness in the room, the comfort of the bed, and the breakfast options to be lacking. I found a woman's earring by the nightstand and the room had only one hand towel and washcloth (double queen room which should hold 4 people). Breakfast was a disappointment: only bread, oatmeal, coffee and waffles were offered. That said, the common areas were fantastic. We enjoyed the fire pits, ping pong, and rooftop hot tub. It was the perfect place to unwind after a busy day hiking.

No air conditioning and the pictures of the hotel on the website are very deceiving.

This is at best a two star hotel. The hotel is old and the bathroom is too small. Not a good hotel for families with kids.

They accommodated my needs well, great place to stay.

Love the rooms in this hotel !! Good cabin vibes and very chill, got a nice beer garden area, staff was kinda rude when I checked in, but no big deal, saw they were selling fresh air hats and asked how much? and the lady at check in just rolled there eyes haha guess they dont like tourist.

This hotel is very poorly rated, it is certainly not worth the price displayed. To solve your problems you really have to fight. We spent 3 days not good at all. Strongly discouraged. 1-The price difference between the reservation and the price announces the day of check-in (70 dolar per night) to have what I wanted I spend an hour anyway !! . 2-Free WI-FI ... it's a lie !! you have and you will never have WI-FI in this hotel..when you arrive there you should sign a paper that some hours the WI-FI would not work following a high number of user saying that c is everywhere the same. it is wrong, you connect to the network, but can not open a page on the internet due to a very very low debit. in three days never open a page on the web! 3- The remote control of the TV has never worked.3 days the same channel, the same program. 4- The room is redone around 5-6 o'clock in the afternoon, never before! We ran behind the maid for 3 days to clean our room. 5-Last day, at breakfast no bread and no eggs !! they had just removed the toast saying that there is no bread and they do not know when it will be delivered! and after the discontent they brought frozen bread, impossible to separate the slices! And finally, although at the check-in I announced that I would pay the bill in cash, at the time of check out I pay the bill in cash and they announce that they have debited the credit card and that the refund will take 5 -6 days 6-Very small room This hotel is probably not worth the ad price

A clean, pleasant hotel with a few unexpected treats: In-room fireplace, several outdoor gas fire pits with nice seating in the courtyard, ping pong, cornhole, and an onsite mini brewery. We were quite happy with our stay, and will likely stay here again.

Excellent location, walking distance to the gondola even if you are wearing ski boots. Nightlife in the neighborhood, the casinos are literally right across the street. They have a bar ("beer garden") that I only saw at breakfast time. Very light breakfast (cereal, waffles, toast) available. Which is fine, but there aren't many breakfast areas around. Me, I would at least have some breakfast burritos available (and there were times I would have paid any price, believe me). I love the decor; modern with ironic twists on outdoorsy themes. Should appeal to millenneals, price is definitely right. Parking lot is a little tight but OK if you have a compact car (and you don't need a car at all from this location anyway). The gas heater works like an absolute charm. Staff is very laid back and friendly. Very satisfied with my stay, would definitely come back.

Don't let the rustic outside fool you. This is a quiet and comfortable hotel. Next to the casinos and Heavenly Valley ski area.

I enjoyed my stay at Basecamp. The location was convenient and the room was cozy and clean. Only downfall is that I was able to hear the neighbors above me when they walked, luckily I had somewhat quiet neighbors. The free continental breakfast leaves much to be desired but overall I was pleased w/my stay.

You definitely get the camping feeling without having to sleep outside in the cold. They have camp fires where you can roast marshmallows and make smores. They have a hot tub where you can relax. They have a great selection of beer. The room was clean as well as the bathroom. Though they were out of shampoo. They have live music pretty much everyday as well as a good free breakfast in the morning.

Skiers hotel! Walking distance to the Heavenly Gondola. Great hot tub, beer garden with live music.

Breakfast could have been better. Need more options other than waffles, cereal and toast. I don't mind paying for extras, but they were out breakfast sandwiches which really sold me on the place on our first visit. Also, parking was almost impossible We got the last spot I don't know what people who got there later than us did. The last thing you wanted to worry about after wrestling with Tahoe traffic for 6 hours is to worry about where to park and have to walk a great distance with big bags.

terrific concept, great touches like the ice chest ice holders and great food and atmosphere in the beer garden. I would return.

Really funky, cool boutique style hotel. It almost had the vibe of a cool European Hostel but with all the convenience of American hotels! Breakfast was simple but nicely presented. Overall, I would highly recommend

4143 Cedar Ave South Lake Tahoe CA

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Basecamp South Lake Tahoe places you within a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions such as Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village. This 74-room hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like a private beach and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat.


Rooms

Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 32-inch an LCD TV with cable channels. Beds sport premium bedding and the bathroom offers a hair dryer and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include an iPod dock, free local calls, and a ceiling fan.


Property features

Basecamp South Lake Tahoe features a spa tub, a rooftop terrace, and free WiFi in public areas. Limited parking is available. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with luggage storage and tours/tickets. Additional amenities include a meeting room, coffee/tea in a common area, and a picnic area.

Room options

Family Room

Queen 2 | Twin 1 | Sleeps 6

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Basecamp South Lake Tahoe

Everyone (19) Couples (7) Students (1) Family (9) Friends (4)
5
Family with small children

Awesome stay. We loved the on site beer garden and Lawn games. Family had great time at karaoke night. Would definite stay again next time in area.

By , from Long Beach, California on Apr 25, 2019

4
Family with small children

Room was as described and did not disappoint. Location is excellent being right next to stateline and across from the Heavenly gondola. The included breakfast was simple, but acceptable enough to allow us to skip eating breakfast at a restaurant, which saved our group $100. The only real con is everything shuts down at 10 (hot tubs, beer garden, outdoor fire) which seems very early for a motel right next to a casino that never sleeps.

By on Feb 18, 2019

5
Everyone

Walking distance to everything. Love the fire pits and dog friendly.

By , from Fremont, California on Dec 27, 2018

4
Everyone

Nice hotel, need a few more space heaters out by pub

By on Nov 25, 2018

3
Everyone

I expected more from this hotel. I found the cleanliness in the room, the comfort of the bed, and the breakfast options to be lacking. I found a woman's earring by the nightstand and the room had only one hand towel and washcloth (double queen room which should hold 4 people). Breakfast was a disappointment: only bread, oatmeal, coffee and waffles were offered. That said, the common areas were fantastic. We enjoyed the fire pits, ping pong, and rooftop hot tub. It was the perfect place to unwind after a busy day hiking.

By , from Eureka, CA on Oct 30, 2018

Review comment responded on Nov 6, 2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us on your stay. My apologies We didn't meet Your expectations. I am getting with my housekeeping team to address these concerns , and I will share Your thoughts with the Breakfast management as well . As we make improvements to our Hotel I assure you that we will not forget the little details. We will work harder to ensure these issues do not happen again. Thank you for your business .

3
Everyone

By on Oct 23, 2018

1
Everyone

No air conditioning and the pictures of the hotel on the website are very deceiving.

By on Jul 15, 2018

Review comment responded on Jul 27, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us about your recent stay at Basecamp. We always value feedback that can help us improve our operations. I am terribly sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. While it is always our goal to create raving fans of Basecamp by providing amazing guest service in a great location, we missed the mark with your stay. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if you would like to discuss your stay in greater detail.

2
Families

This is at best a two star hotel. The hotel is old and the bathroom is too small. Not a good hotel for families with kids.

By on May 28, 2018

Review comment responded on Jun 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us about your recent stay at Basecamp. We always value feedback that can help us improve our operations. I am terribly sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations. While it is always our goal to create raving fans of Basecamp by providing amazing guest service in a great location, we missed the mark with your stay. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if you would like to discuss your stay in greater detail.

5
Everyone

They accommodated my needs well, great place to stay.

By on Mar 27, 2018

Review comment responded on Apr 9, 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review of your recent stay here at Basecamp! I am so glad you had a wonderful time and enjoyed our accommodating hotel. Thanks again for your kind words. I hope your travels bring you back this way soon!

5

my go to hotel for south lake tahoe

Everyone

Love the rooms in this hotel !! Good cabin vibes and very chill, got a nice beer garden area, staff was kinda rude when I checked in, but no big deal, saw they were selling fresh air hats and asked how much? and the lady at check in just rolled there eyes haha guess they dont like tourist.

By , from CA on Jan 11, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 20, 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review of your recent stay here at Basecamp! I am so glad you had a wonderful time and enjoyed the live music and features of the property. Thanks again for your kind words we are sorry to hear that the beer garden staff was slightly rude. I hope your travels bring you back this way soon!