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Recent Donner Lake reviews

  • Smart and clean

    "All of the small details are covered in this unit from the kitchen to the towels and linens. Beds are comfy and the location is perfect for our needs. The owner even called upon checkout to touch base and review our stay. Sugar Bowl is so close! The view of the lake is also very, very nice! We will be back."
    Guest: mamablum Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 24, 2014
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  • 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: Jon Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: January 24, 2015
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  • Elegant Retreat

    "This is an exceptionally well built and maintained house. While elegant inside it is meant to be lived in and enjoyed which my party did for an autumn week. Six adults each found our own adventures and then gathered once a day for a meal in the dining room complete with a green enameled ceramic stove for cool nights. The fully equipped kitchen made meals easy to fix. A birder spotted two "lifers" everyday starting with Stellar jays and finally a Brown Creeper working the pines by the lake. Others hiked around the lake and one made a kayak expedition to an island. We all enjoyed sunning on the deck. None wanted to leave!"
    Guest: Mountain Fan Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: November 16, 2014
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  • great location!

    "Just minutes walk to a private beach (shared by homeowners) and 8 min drive to Sugar Bowl, which by the way has pretty decent snow considering the dry January the area had. A bit smallish for a 3 bedroom... but for our 2 families, 4 adults 3 kids and 1 dog, it was just right. The deck overlooking the creek and the sound of the water flowing was very relaxing. Will come back."
    Guest: John S. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 9, 2015
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