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December 9, 2003
The city of South Lake Tahoe and the lake itself
The casinos and live shows: Bill’s, Caesar’s, Harrah’s, Harvey’s, Horizon
Shopping of all kinds in South Lake Tahoe and Stateline
Dining of all levels, from McDonalds to gourmet in South Lake Tahoe
Best Things About the Resort:This was the first timeshare experience I had, and I was amazed to find it right across the street from the parking lot at the California entrance to Heavenly Valley. A five minute walk in ski boots to the ticket window. What a treat!
It is only about three miles to the casinos of Stateline on city streets, which means they plow off the snow and keep them as open as possible in the winter.
The town and sports shops of South Lake Tahoe are about a mile away right at the foot of Ski Run Boulevard, and you can rent much better equipment there and much cheaper than at the resort too.Resort Experience:The room was clean, though somewhat smallish, and the facilities well-maintained.
There was a fireplace and a large Jacuzzi tub between the living room area and the bedroom area. You could close off the Jacuzzi and use it as a shower. This was a very appreciated touch in the winter and very romantic any time.
There were really no cooking facilities, just a small microwave, a bar size refrigerator, and a small sink like you might find in a home wet bar, so cooking anything other than popcorn or warming leftovers was pretty much out of the question. The fridge was only really good for storing some leftovers or milk.
Our unit did have a table with seating for four, and despite the somewhat small size and meager cooking facilities, I liked the feel of this place. It kind of has a charm all of it’s own. There was also an on-site restaurant that was really quite good and reasonably priced, if you didn’t want to go into town.
From journal Skiing at South Lake Tahoe
April 24, 2003
We were in the area primarily to enjoy the outdoors, and fell in love with the Desolation Wilderness (on the California side of the lake). There are a number of dayhikes that offer spectacular views of the lake.
Although we didn't spend much time in them, there are casinos quite close by, as well as an outlet mall. Best Things About the Resort:We had the honeymoon of our dreams at the Tahoe Seasons Resort. The service we received was truly unparalled, and almost a year later, it's still what stands out most in my mind. Everyone was very friendly and truly went out of their way to be helpful.Resort Experience:The suites were almost too good to be true; ours had a small living area, a kitchenette, a spa area with a huge Jacuzzi, and a bedroom complete with fireplace. There was more than enough room for the two of us plus all of our backpacking gear, but I think it would probably have been crowded for a family with kids. The rooms were on the older side but spotlessly clean and nicely decorated. The pool was smallish but, like everything else in the resort, it was spotless and the perfect temperature. The rooftop tennis courts were also a lot of fun.
The resort is on the top of a fairly large hill, so while geographically it’s not far from everything, the walk is pretty strenuous. While the resort is not right on the lake, it does give out parking permits to a lakefront beach, which was very easy to find and quite nice. The beach was not crowded when we were there, as the water was still very cold, but I could see it filling up quickly in the warmer months. There was also a shuttle that went down to the casinos, which was very reliable and easy to use. We had rented the car and the valet parking was a nice touch.
The restaurant within the resort served up a nice dinner (we ordered mainly appetizers so I don’t feel totally qualified to critique it, but they were very good) and in the morning, they dish up killer pancakes.
From journal Honeymoon in Tahoe
August 28, 2002
We found many places to take walks with our 15-month old daughter. Remember though, that this is the mountains, so even walking on residential streets can be a strenuous uphill climb. But a little bit of uphill walking and you'll get to see some incredible views of the lake and some beautiful houses that have those views out their windows!
The resort is also only about 1 or 2 miles from Stateline for all you gamblers.
As for the resort itself, we were very satisfied. The unit that we were in had a hot tub (not the bathtub kind, but a full hot tub) smack dab in the middle of the room. It actually divided the bedroom from the living area. This would not have been too big of a deal, except for how the fact that we were traveling with a young child. Since we had our daughter sleeping in the living area (in a portable crib) and the jacuzzi right was next to her, we had to be very quiet when sitting in the hot tub at night for fear of waking her up. This is just something to think about if you have young kids and know that you'll only be using the hot tub after they go to sleep.
The room itself wasn't small, per se, but the way it is divided up into 3-parts (living area/hot tub and bathroom/bedroom) made each of those areas somewhat small. The bedroom, especially, did not leave a whole lot of extra room: just about enough room for the bed, a dresser with TV on top of it, and a closet...and not much else!
The restaurant at the resort wasn't anything special, but no big deal with the variety of restaurants available in South Lake and Stateline. There is a pool, but we didn't go in as it was still pretty chilly.
Beyond that, we loved the resort. We would love to come back in ski season and take advantage of the access to Heavenly (and that hot tub after a hard day on the slopes), but I know the resort is much more difficult to trade into in the winter.
From journal Tahoe Seasons - Lake Tahoe
New York, New York
October 25, 2000
From journal France
June 26, 2004
From journal Tahoe Fun!
by Rick and Laura
January 6, 2004
From journal Christmas at Lake Tahoe
July 22, 2003
There's a restaurant on site that is pretty good, but you would have to drive to go to any other restaurants (there's nothing else near by). They offer free valet parking and a shuttle to the casinos. The pool area is very small.
From journal Lake Tahoe
September 28, 2002
From journal Lake Tahoe Escape
September 23, 2003
The bedroom and living room are separated very well, and when a light is on in one of the rooms you really can't tell in the other one. Ther was a game room with a pool table, and our children really enjoyed their first games of pool. There is also a nice pool and hot tub outside, which we enjoyed. We would stay there again if we come back to the area.
From journal South Lake Tahoe
San Jose, California
January 15, 2003
From journal South Shore Lake Tahoe