This hotel is the best kept secret located at the base of Heavenly Mountain and the shores of Lake Tahoe in South Lake Tahoe, California.
Economical, clean, hip and eco-friendly, Basecamp Hotel is a rustic, minimalist accommodation with chic undertones located in South Lake Tahoe at the border of California and Nevada. Surround by tall pine trees, the hotel is conveniently located just steps to the gondola to ride to the top of Heavenly Mountain, or a close walk to the beaches of the lake.
The hotel offers travelers a stylish home-base with warm, inviting ambience after a day's adventure. The highly-affordable and eco-friendly hotel adds a sheer bit of luxury with giant leather couches in the lobby, two hot tubs, fire scattered throughout the property and a bar on-site.
Designed with exploration in mind, the boutique hotel offers travelers modern amenities in a cozy atmosphere. From a typical plush king-sized room to queen-sized rooms featuring bunk beds, the hotel can accommodate any size party. Each room takes on a rustic decor lined with reclaimed wood, painted tarps as headboards and comfortable wool blankets at the food of every bed. The high-thread count bed linens featured in each room adds a touch of luxury for travelers. Other amenities include a flat-screen TV, gear racks, free wireless Internet access, a desk and a spacious in-room bathroom with a walk-in shower and eco-friendly bath products.
Energy efficient room heaters, in-room recycle bins and reclaimed building materials are just a few of the additional green credentials Basecamp Hotel offers. But while the hotel's founding principals include sustainability, its chic comfort is the main attraction.
Besides the king and queen guest rooms, Basecamp Hotel also offers an "indoor" camping room or the Penthouse Suite.
No matter what room you choose, after a day of exploration, Basecamp Hotel is the place to unwind and take in the views of the high peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
Unique to the hotel
A communal environment is encouraged inside Basecamp Hotel as it provides travelers a lounge area with large leather couches to sink into and a fireplace to warm up by all while sharing stories and travel experiences with others.
Perks to enjoy
Enjoy a coffee with a fellow traveler during continental breakfast, which is served daily and included in the price of the room. The hotel also offers two dinner sittings at the large reclaimed farm table in the center of the lobby; share in a fondue experience among other travelers or possibly another family style dish depending on the day of week and time of year (costs varies).
Adventures to go on
With long trails through the woods, water activities within walking distance and two of North America's best ski resorts these are just some of the natural resources just waiting to be explored. The hotel is also located next door to a number of casinos located at the state line in Nevada. Numerous shops, restaurants and bars are within walking distance to Basecamp Hotel.
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