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Murrieta, California
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at The Ritz-Carlton many times and have always been very pleased. The rooms are cozy and the beds are comfortable. Service is very professional and friendly. Great restaurant and places for a relaxing drink. They also serve s'mores at night which is great for kids... and adults! Very yummy. Valet, bellmen and front desk all provide top...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Impeccable, responsive and friendly service from the moment one arrives. The hotel is beautifully designed and laid out. The room I stayed in was simple, classy and warmly decorated. A number of dining and drinking venues on property with excellent service and nice ambiance. There's a general pool that caters to family as well as adults and another pool that's...

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

I had the pleasure of visiting the resort over Valentine's day week for a fun ski trip with my family. I am a Ritz Carlton enthusiast and have visited over a dozen locations. After landing in Reno/ Tahoe airport, It was about a 50 minute drive to the resort. We were quickly greeted and assisted with luggages as expected. We...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The ritz is supposed to be know for its service. But this place was terrible. We always go with the kids for lunch on the weekends, but this time the parking attest to told me there is a new policy of no valet parking for non hotel guests. I had two kids with me, and tried to talk the parking...

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Ritz-Carlton_GM, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Dear Aussie_Alien, I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience you experienced in terms of parking and that we missed you for lunch. Although this experience has left you with a negative impression, I can assure you that we value you as our guest and we do hope to see you again in the near future! Sincerely, Joseph Mattioli, General Manager

California,USA
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed 4 nights in this hotel. We had a suite that with a nice view of the surrounding mountains. Room was clean and well appointed. Renting skys was super easy but quite expensive. Hotel location is perfect as it is very well connected to the village ( by a private gondola) and to the sky slopes....

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Orinda, California
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

If you don't want to gondola from village but you want to snow shoe or xCtry ski and meet your skiers you can pay $50 to valet here and do that. Except if there is a special event ..then no. It's a beautiful spot with views galore and some bargain yummy eats compared to other places on the mountain .the...

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Ritz-Carlton_GM, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Dear drmader, I appreciate you taking the time to review your recent visit to our resort. I am pleased that you enjoyed the variety of food and beverage options offered on property, and sincerely apologize for the inconvenience you experienced in terms of parking. We sincerely value your feedback and will use this information to make necessary improvements. Sincerely, Joseph...

Trabuco Canyon, California
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I had a backback stolen in the hotel living room area, Jan. 4, 2016. The HEAD of security dept. at the hotel had "ZERO" concern to investigate the stolen items from my backpack that I had search in the common area of the resort for me to locate my backpack with iPad, laptop, stolen from the inside of my backpack...

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Ritz-Carlton_GM, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Dear bkern24, On behalf of the half The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe we sincerely appreciate your feedback.

Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay at the Ritz. True ski in ski out. The hotel staff and ski valet were wonderful. The hotel is mid mountain and there is a gondola that takes you to the village in 8 mins. The village is small and was quiet during our stay. Best food in town was at the Ritz. The spa...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

The Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe is near the Main lift, above the small village at Northstar. Skiing is tailored to the Beginner-Intermediate at this mountain, and would be a great place for families with small kids to get started skiing. The rooms have fireplaces, comfortable beds, a smallish tv, and huge bathrooms with shower, 2 sinks and a bathtub. They...

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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for lunch with the valet parking for years. Today, we did the same and apparently, they now have a policy of not allowing this on Saturdays during winter. With hungry and tired infants in the car, we asked for one exception but we got a "no". We'd have to go down to the village, catch a...

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Ritz-Carlton_GM, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, responded to this review

Dear Jason C, I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience you experienced in terms of parking and that we missed you for lunch. Although this experience has left you with a negative impression, I can assure you that we value you as our guest and we do hope to see you again in the near future! Sincerely, Joseph Mattioli, General Manager

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Featuring a mid-mountain location on Northstar California, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California. Highlights include luxurious guest rooms and suites with in-room fire places and floor-to-ceiling windows; ski-in/ski-out access on Northstar California with ski valet services; a 17,000 sq ft slopeside spa with treatments themed around water and woods; extraordinary dining in Manzanita featuring rustic California cuisine with mountain resort influences; a signature "Marshmology" experience each evening at the fire pit featuring the “Art of the S’more"; and a comprehensive children’s program allowing parents to make the most of their Lake Tahoe vacationDuring the winter season, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe’s mid-mountain location provides for ski-in / ski-out access to Northstar California, consistently touted as one of the nation’s best family-friendly ski resorts. With a slope-side location on Northstar’s “Big Easy” run, the ski-in/ski-out access can be enjoyed by skiers and riders of any level. When you are ready for a day on the mountain, simply head down to mountain concierge where the ski valets will assist you with your boots and escort you to your skis and poles waiting on the slopes. Northstar offers world-class grooming and provides a plethora of family activities in the Village at Northstar accessed from the hotel by an intermountain gondola. At the heart of the Village is a 9,000 sq ft ice skating rink surrounded by cozy fire pits and a variety of options for shopping, dining and entertainment. During the summer months, Northstar transforms into family-friendly playground offering the region’s best mountain adventure. Families and their four-legged friends will love hiking the easy loop to Sawmill Lake. After a day on the mountain, guests can gather around the fire pit with The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Marshmologist for complimentary s’mores, enjoy cocktails on the resort’s heated outdoor terrace or enjoy a game of bocce in the backyard. ... more   less 

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Address: 13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court, Truckee, CA 96161-4306
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > Truckee
Price Range: RM1,637 - RM6,349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe 5*
Number of rooms: 171
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