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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Donner Lake reviews
What a treat!
"This location was awesome! It seemed like we were in our own alpine paradise far away from anything but 4 miles away is the old town of Truckee. Everything is there that you could ever need or want.
I took my wife here for a surprise 26th honeymoon getaway :) The owner David was very easy to work with and obviously cared that we enjoyed our stay at his own personal family lake house. VERY nicely furnished - none of the typical rental garage sale furnishings here!
It's almost like being on Kauai... you start thinking about moving in! We relaxed by the fire... plugged in Pandora to the stereo system and played our favorite 80s music...
This is the note I sent David after our trip...
"Everything was very nice. Your lake house is absolutely beautiful! My wife had an idea we were going to the Truckee area but didn't know for sure... I just told her to bring warm clothes and pack for 3 nights. We went to Pianeta's Italian for dinner, went to see the gorgeous views from Rainbow Bridge and the top of the pass on old route 40, checked out the amazing Ritz Resort at Northstar, walked and shopped old main street Truckee and had lunch at Burger Me. We spent an hour in Ace Hardware... what fun - they have EVERYTHING! That is the most awesome hardware store ever!
I'm an early riser and it was great to get up while it was still dark and watch the changes on the lake through sunrise and after. The weather was cold but dry and felt much warmer than it was. On Tuesday afternoon in Truckee it was jeans and t-shirts - almost 70F and warmer in the sun.
We had a great time enjoying each other and being together... your lake house just made everything better! We were sad to leave but glad to have the memories.""
Guest: JonDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: January 24, 2015
"We loved the "Treehouse"! Perfect location (walking distance to beach), great deck with a view if the lake and it was so clean!!! Well stocked with everything we needed. The cabin made for a very relaxing family vacation. We would love to stay again!
Only 1 recommendation: the mattress in the first bedroom should definitely be replaced. One if the most uncomfortable mattresses ever 😄"
Guest: Machamer FamilyDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
Very cozy clean house for large group in a quiet and lake accessible location
"We reserved the house for spending our vacation during the Memorial Day weekend. The owners were very responsive and answered promptly to all communications. The house is on a hill side, spanning between one upper level road (entry location) and one lower level road (lakeside access). We had a large party with adults and kids, and naturally, there were initial concerns on parking. However, when we arrived, we found that there was enough space for 5 standard sedans, 2 in the garage and 3 in the driveway. Moreover, there is an additional parking spot on the lower level road. Please note that GPS location of the house might be a few houses off (nightime arrival needs help of Torchlight, as there is no streetlight). The house is very spacious with nicely decorated rooms and fully stocked kitchen with all assortments of cooking utensils, serverware and cutlery you can use. Everything is very nicely maintained. The living area is spacious for a cozy gathering of friends, with a nice fireplace for providing comfort. The cooking area is adequate for preparing food for a large group. There is a separate nook upstairs, which became the favorite play area of the kids. It can also be converted to an additional sleeping area. The Wifi connection inside the house was adequate. The neighborhood is very peaceful and access to the lake is just walking distance. The marina is just 2 miles down the road, where you can rent boats, kayaks and canoes, for enjoying some water sports. The pride of ownership showed in the house and we took care to maintain the property in its good condition throughout our stay. We hope to come back in our future visit to Donner Lake, and relive my favorite time, feeling the cool misty weather of early morning and unwind with a cup of hot coffee in the deck facing the Lake."
Guest: Aniruddha P.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 27, 2015