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Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals

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Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers

Overview of Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals

VIP Access

Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals

4.5 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
970 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA, 96161

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBig Springs Express Gondola5 min walk
  • Popular LocationNorthstar-at-Tahoe Resort Golf Course3 min drive
  • Popular LocationNorthstar California Golf Course4 min drive
  • AirportReno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.)45 min drive
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5 Bedroom Residence with Den (5 Bath/1 with tub & separate shower)

  • 3498 sq ft
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 14
  • 5 King Beds and 2 Queen Sofa Beds

Studio Residence, 1 King Bed, Fireplace

  • 400 sq ft
  • Studio
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

2 Bedroom Residence with Den (2 Bath/ 1 with tub & Separate Shower)

  • 1700 sq ft
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 King Beds and 1 Queen Sofa Bed

3 Bedroom Residence (2 Bath/1 with tub & separate shower)

  • 1800 sq ft
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 King Beds and 1 Queen Sofa Bed

2 Bedroom Residence (2 bath/ 1 with tub & separate shower)

  • 1195 sq ft
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 King Beds and 1 Queen Sofa Bed

About this area


Located in Truckee, Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals is in the mountains and in a national park. Northstar California Resort and Northstar California Golf Course are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Kings Beach State Recreation Area and Sand Harbor. North Shore Parasail and Kings Beach Miniature Golf are also worth visiting. Take in the nearby slopes with skiing lessons and ski equipment rentals, or check out other outdoor activities such as snowshoeing and sledding.

What's nearby

  • Big Springs Express Gondola - 5 min walk
  • Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort Golf Course - 3 min drive
  • Northstar California Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Brockway Summit - 6 min drive
  • Old Greenwood Golf Course - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Truckee Station - 14 min drive
  • Reno Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO) - 45 min drive


  • Fiftyfifty Brewing Co. - 9 min drive
  • Jax on the Tracks - 11 min drive
  • Cottonwood Restaurant and Bar - 11 min drive
  • Moody's Bistro & Lounge - 11 min drive
  • Bar of America - 11 min drive

About this property

Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals

Luxurious slopeside aparthotel with an outdoor pool
With direct access to the slopes, Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals makes guests feel at home with amenities like an outdoor pool, ski storage, and a 24-hour fitness center. Each apartment boasts a fireplace and offers free WiFi and a washer/dryer. For a bit of entertainment, a flat-screen TV comes with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like a refrigerator and a microwave. Housekeeping is available on request.
Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals offers 108 accommodations with fireplaces and washers/dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Truckee aparthotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided on request.

3 spa tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include ski-in/ski-out access and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Ski equipment rental shops, snow tubing, and skiing lessons nearby
  • Ski-in/ski-out access
  • Ski storage
  • Cross-country skiing on site
  • Downhill skiing on site


  • Outdoor pool
  • Sun loungers
  • 3 spa tubs


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Premium bedding
  • Bed sheets provided


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Bathrobes

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • Flat-screen TV with cable service

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Barbecue grill


  • Washer/dryer

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (with limits)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Safe
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking services

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • In a national park

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Ice skating on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Snowboarding on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke detector


  • 108 rooms
  • 4 floors
  • 3 buildings
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

This property does not allow children
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa tub access
  • Fitness center access
  • Ski storage
  • Internet access

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Housekeeping is available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Lodge Welk
Northstar Lodge Welk
Northstar Lodge Welk Resort
Welk Northstar
Northstar Lodge Welk Resorts
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Northstar Welk Resorts
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Northstar Lodge A Welk Resort
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Frequently asked questions

Does Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals?

As of Nov 29, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals on Dec 1, 2022 start from $233.1, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-out at Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals?

Check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Where is Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals located?

Located in the mountains, this slopeside aparthotel offers ski-in/ski-out access in Truckee within 2 mi (3 km) of Northstar California Resort and Northstar California Golf Course and close to winter sports such as skiing lessons and snow tubing. Kings Beach State Recreation Area and Tahoe City Marina are also within 20 mi (32 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals and receive a full refund?

Yes, Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Northstar Lodge by Vacation Club Rentals cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 10 - Excellent. 487 out of 739 reviews" "
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Rating 8 - Good. 133 out of 739 reviews" "
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Rating 6 - Okay. 65 out of 739 reviews" "
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Rating 4 - Poor. 22 out of 739 reviews" "
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Rating 2 - Terrible. 32 out of 739 reviews" "
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Excellent

Traveled with family