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San Diego, California
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We've camped at several places in Tahoe and we loved campground by the lake. Close walking to a lot of things and a short bike ride to many things as well. Centrally loved. If you don't mind the dust and some street traffic noise it is great. Showers were old but clean and hosts were very friendly. I would def... More 

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Henderson, NV
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

We stayed for 6 nights at the end of June. This is a beautiful campground, in a high traffic area, very close to many attractions. Right across the street is a great sandy beach with bathrooms and a snack stand. It's a short bike ride from all the adventures and shopping available at the Heavenly Gondola. There are plenty of... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Nice location by the lake, central to recreation and yet located in south Lake Tahoe. It is definitely urban and in no way remote or secluded. They also have flushing toilets and free hot showers! The only annoying part was a horrible registration process where you literally have to go through dozens of sites one by one looking for vacancies.... More 

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Now that we're retired, we come here for two weeks every year. We meet friends here from Southern California, and all of us really enjoy it here. We get to hike, ride bikes, enjoy campfires and walks to the lake since it's just across the street. Yet it is all close enough to be close to restaurants and ice cream... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Good campground just a little too close to the highway. We could see and hear cars but they were slightly obscured through the trees. It is well kept and I probably would go back. Check in was easy however the gentleman was not very warm but eventually warmed up and that was nice.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We stayed in the A loop in a 42 foot fifth wheel. What a nice change from the last few places we've stayed. There are lots of trees, and the sites in this loop were large with a picnic table and fire ring. It is right in town and very convenient. We walked to MacDuff's Public House for dinner one... More 

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Orange County, California
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

This place is SO laid back, it was quite refreshing. No frills, no sewer hook up, but a nice guy with a stinky truck will come take care o'biz for a mere $10. Walking distance to fun stuff, kind do pups, and accommodated me last minute for 3 days, although I needed to hitch up and move every day after... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

You could not have a more convenient location for a campground if you want to be near all the happenings in Lake Tahoe and still have peace and quiet. It is a short walk to the lake from the campground.The staff was very nice. We were able to pick up regular TV signal as well. We will stay here again... More 

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Mauensee, Lucerne, Switzerland
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

In fact, this can be a legitimate question while making a reservation at this campground! We transmitted our credit card number while making a reservation for next September and received an automatically answer that we will be charged for the deposit in the next weeks. This was last November. In the meantime our credit card was not be charged. But... More 

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here the last weekend of October which was the end of the season for this campground. Very few other campers were on the property, so it felt like we had the entire place for ourselves. I like the location, very close to both the lake and downtown South Lake Tahoe. The sites are very wooden... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Campground by the Lake-owned and operated by the City of South Lake Tahoe has 50 hookup spots and 120 spots without hookups. Tons of fun for the whole family, we are 2.3 miles away from the stateline on the California side. We are directly across route 50 from El Dorado Beach, a popular South Shore destination. We have shops and restuarants within walking distance and public transportation east to the Stateline (Casinos, Heavenly Village) and west all the way to Emerald Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Campground by the Lake

Address: 1150 Rufus Allen Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8210
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: RM102 - RM138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 180
Also Known As:
Campground By The Lake Hotel South Lake Tahoe
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“campsites along highway are noisier but have beautiful lake views.”
 of 5 bubbles MsBeeHaven16, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Camp somewhere else”
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“Don't reserve a perimeter camp spot.”
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“Book online early!”
 of 5 bubbles juliek554, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We like the A and B loop the best”
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