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Slopeside at Tahoe Donner

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 111 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 111 nights

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Get the best bang for your buck with this warm and inviting family friendly Tahoe Donner home. Our mountain condo, on the slopes at Tahoe Donner downhill ski area, is designed and furnished to be your home away from home. The condo includes two bedrooms, one and a half remodeled bathrooms, a comfortable living room and an additional play area for the kids, all updated with family friendly furnishings, flooring and carpets. Heated floors in the bathrooms add to the comfort of the home. The condo sleeps up to eight and is perfect for two families or a family with friends, but is cozy enough for a romantic getaway for two.

Our vacation getaway has all the comforts of home. Games, puzzles, books, a pack and play, adult and kid dishware, towels and linens, and two booster seats are just a few of the many touches that add to your family-friendly stay. The condo is child friendly, including a gate at the top of the short stairs, kitchen cabinet latches and outlet plugs throughout the house.

One bedroom has a queen size bed and the other bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bunk bed set. The living room also has a comfortable queen size sleeper sofa.

The condominium is just steps from the Tahoe Donner downhill ski area and includes all the Tahoe Donner amenities. A world class cross country ski area course is nearby. The condo complex has its own private pool in the summer, as well as a year round hot tub, sauna, gym, and game room. Our condo is only minutes from Northstar, Squaw Valley, Alpine, and Lake Tahoe. Shopping and restaurants are conveniently close by in historic downtown Truckee.

Also included are:

-DirecTV HD-DVR with almost every premium movie channel – HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, Starz - most are in Hi Definition.

-a flat screen HDTV over the fireplace

-cozy wood burning stove

-washer/dryer inside the house

-In the winter, access to all of Tahoe Donner's amenities including year-round swimming, multiple hot tubs & pools, and a sledding/tubing//snowplay hill. The guest passes provided allow access to all amenities for a small day-use fee.

-In the summer, Tahoe Donner also has an equestrian center, miles of hiking trails, Donner Lake Marina (private beach with boating and rentals), as well as a golf course & driving range.

-World class fitness/gym & massage at the Trout Creek Recreation Center.

-The Lodge restaurant, overlooking the golf course, has both a wonderful restaurant and a separate pub.

-Pizza On The Hill at the Northwoods clubhouse.

-Our vacation home is a No Smoking residence. No pets please.

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Marjorie Powell
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

What makes this condo unique

Close to the lifts at Tahoe Donner, the best place in the world for kids to learn to ski.


4.8/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Slopeside at Tahoe Donner
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The condo was perfect for our family of four. The condo was clean and well maintained. Even had toys my five year old kept busy with. Walking distance to the slopes and a very nice and quiet area. Scott was extremely responsive and any questions we may have had were answered in a welcome document he emailed to us before our arrival.

We would love to come back in the summer to check out some of the warm weather amenities.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redwood City, CA

A cozy gem

  • 4 of 5

I stayed here over Xmas with wife and two young kids (6 and 4).

We chose it because it was walking distance from the bottom of the ski slope & lodge etc... Even in ski boots, I can deal with walking 100 yards!

But the bonus feature was the true coziness of the place. Base-board heating is far superior to the forced air I have suffered at other Tahoe rentals (the air is dry enough!). The real fireplace is the enclosed "stove" type. Simple to light and no worries about smoke or dampers or spitting and the heat is even controllable. As if that wasn't enough, the bathroom floors have under-tile heating. This was an early Xmas gift for my wife!

The two bedrooms / bathrooms are on a mezzanine (so only a few stairs) so it feels roomier than it actually is. We could easily have accomodated an additional couple/grandparents as the kids room has bunk beds and a regular queen size. However, if you plan to do this, note that there is only space and chairs for 4 around the dining table.

Pleasant, modern furnishing and decor rounded it off nicely. We felt like we were guests in a genuine family home.

So leave the hubbub of the slopes behind and within moments be back in your own cozy and private family world. Knock up a hearty meal, then enjoy the warmth and therapeutic glow of the real fire long into the evening.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice condo at the ba...

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo at the base of the ski hill. Nicely decorated and enough room for 7. Used the fireplace every day. Enjoyed using the jacuzzi, pool table and game room for the condo complex.

For those looking for a good ski hill for kids, I highly recommend Tahoe Donner. All runs end at the same general area so you don't spend all your time looking for the kids. The terrain on the upper hill was perfect for our 10 year old snowboarder. Our 4 year old skier spent about half his time in the snowflakes ski school ($60/ half day) and the other half with us. We were lucky enough to get snow 4 days straight so there was consistantly knee deep powder off the groomed runs. Eat lunch at the lodge or back at the condo. Although it is a very small mountain, we have been coming back for the last 3-4 years and will continue to do so.

Had a great time overall and will probably come back to check out the hiking and mountain biking in the summer.

Matt, Gilroy CA

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2009
  • Stayed: Mar 2009
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san ramon, ca

What a great place! We lo...

  • 5 of 5

What a great place! We loved it. The condo is nicely decorated and very cozy. All amenities of home are included and it is VERY kid friendly. The location is unbeatable as the slopes are a very short walk away. We really enjoyed it and plan to rent it often!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2009
  • Stayed: Jan 2009
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Orange County, CA

The owners of this condo ...

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this condo did a wonderful remodel job. There were seven of us and we all fit with plenty of room to live and socialize. It is literally at the foot of Donner or a pretty quick drive to Alpine, Northstar or Squaw. The condo is stocked with dishes and appliances, everything you'd need. The TV is really nice and has basically every channel you'd ever need (fyi, no local channels if you're looking to watch a local game, but it's so close to Truckee that it's a non-issue).

The owners are super responsive and welcoming. I would definitely rent from these guys again and would recommend anyone the same.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2009
  • Stayed: Jan 2009
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Rates & Availability

Truckee Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Presidents Week
Feb 15 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 3 2017 - Apr 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 14 2017 - Jun 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 7 2017 - Jun 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
July 4th weekend
Jun 28 2017 - Jul 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer II
Jul 10 2017 - Sep 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 14 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter Holidays
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
Special Event
Feb 23 2018 - Jun 13 2018
111 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning and Laundering $135 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellation Policy is 90 days in advance and you get a full refund. After that, we will try and rent it to someone else and whatever they pay us goes to you.

If your plans change, we let you move to another non-holiday weekday period.

Basically, we don’t want to lose revenue when your plans change, and we want you to get your money's worth.

We are pretty flexible and try to be accommodating

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Truckee Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • Both bathrooms are 100% remodeled - the heated tile floors are amazing.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , The Blue Room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , The Red Room
    Crib - 1 baby crib , Pak n Play
    Convertible sleeper sofa - Living Room
  • Queen size Beds in each bedroom. Bunk Beds are wider than normal and have twin size mattresses that can fit an adult. Pack 'n Play Crib Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room - brand new and surprisingly comfortable
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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