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sacramento
Reviewed 18 July 2013

This is a comfy, cozy rustic hotel. It fits in nicely with Lake Tahoe and the experience I want to have when I stay in Tahoe. It is older, but also charming and not cookie-cutter as most new hotels are. It felt like I was in Lake Tahoe when I walked into the lobby and our hotel room, as it...

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear Caligurl, I want to say thank you for addressing that our property is clean & a perfect setting for what you would expect here in the mountains. Our suites are large and over-sized which is why we are so perfect for large groups & families. The extra bathrooms and kitchen is a big deal for groups of 4 or...

San Mateo, California
Reviewed 17 July 2013

The location of this facility is great! You are within walking distance of everything we wanted! Grocery store, Heavenly Village, Casinos, wilderness if you wanted it and even the beach was only 4 blocks away. Our room was a little dark because there was a huge tree in front, but the pool was right outside our patio door! Great pool...

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear Ana, I just saw your review come through and wanted to thank you for posting. I think all of us are happy you took advantage of a multitude of the activities we have on property and your family loved them. We're also delighted you enjoyed the breakfast buffet and the wine/cheese mixers. The poolside rooms are definitely in high...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 15 July 2013

The rooms was clean, the staff was friendly, and air was fresh. Everything worked in our room and we enjoyed this experience. The air conditioner worked like a charm. The TV's have DVD players and work like a charm. The overall experience is satisfying.

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear Greg P. We wanted to thank you for coming back to the resort for a second time in the last month. I know which room you always like to stay in and we always welcome you back. We wish you the best and as long as your favorite room on the corner is available? We wish you a continued...

St Johns
Reviewed 14 July 2013

If you look at the Forest Suites website, they describe their updated rooms and furnishings, new decor and amenities. Far from it ! The place is extremely dated and poorly maintained (e.g. old furniture, noisy AC units that really didn't cool, small uncomfortable beds, extremely cheap linens, ancient curtains falling off the rod, peeling paint). Not enough parking for the...

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear Guest, With all due respect, you are most upset that we didn't allow you to cancel out of the three night minimum during the busiest week of the year. We apologize that you had to fulfill your obligation but slamming our property due to this is unacceptable. Every room in South Lake Tahoe is 4 times the normal price...

Hollister, California
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We stayed in a 2bd, 2bath suite. The rooms were very spacious, we had so much fun hanging out here. The kids went downstairs at night and enjoyed a scheduled Movie. The Hotel was in close proximity to shops and entertainment, we will definitely return sometime in the future. Staff was very nice and helpful. V & the Hollister Gang.

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear V and the Hollister Gang, We're delighted you guys had a rockin' time. As busy as the 4th of July was, we are very glad you enjoyed yourself and relaxed. Our resort has many activities centered around families and the movie night I'm sure was a nice break for you and your spouse while the kids enjoyed a flick...

Sanger
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We decided to try Forest Suites for our Fourth of July Vacation even after reading some poor reviews to try to save a little money on a two bedroom suite rather than two hotel rooms. We had stayed there several years ago and decided to try it again. Personally I will not stay there again but it might be OK...

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear Shelley, It sounds like the romantic vacation you were looking for was hindered and we apologize about that. Yes, we certainly are setup for families and that value experience but that shouldn't shortfall any experience. We definitely had well over 600 people for the 4th of July week & as you could imagine, ice was utilized by guests with...

Grants Pass, Oregon
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Our stay was the week of July 4th 2013- This is not a resort and could definatly use some updates. Dark and dingy when inside room. We had a 2 bedroom suite - Not a bad value for a larger group The good- lots of room, large closets, full kitchen, 2 full bathrooms, clean, close to everything, lobby and exterior...

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear famtrav, Thanks for posting on Trip Advisor. You were expecting something different for the term "resort". I apologize about the dissatisfaction in that perception. We have a masseuse on property, 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, cabana type pool furniture, wine and cheese mixers, ice cream socials, movie nights, arts/crafts for kids, exercise classes, roasting marshmallows fire pits, bar with...

Seattle, WA
Reviewed 5 July 2013

This isn't a resort, it's suites with a swimming pool and hot tub. The swimming pool area is beautiful, the lobby is very nice, room 535 was musty, outdated and reached by dingy depressing hallways. The worst part was wrinkling my nose every time I went back into the room from the fresh air. The suite was huge though if...

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear Jeremy from Seattle, Thanks for promoting the property from an overall perspective. I wanted to touch on the fact that you thoroughly enjoyed the generous wine and cheese mixer and that we have beautiful pool areas but shouldn't be called a "resort"? We also have a masseuse on property, ice cream socials, movie nights, arts/crafts for kids, adult exercise...

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 2 July 2013

My wife and I frequently travel to South Lake in both the winter to ski and the summer to relax. We found the Forest Suites tucked behind the casino's near the Heavenly gondola and we won't go anywhere else now. The rooms are quite large with 2 bedrooms, a main room and a kitchen to cook in. The location is...

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear Devin, Thanks for posting a review on Trip Advisor. You are absolutely correct as our rooms are huge and our ocation is perfect in South Lake to get out and have fun since well (we're in Tahoe). Our resort is perfectly set-up to explore the outdoors in all-seasons. The ski season will be fast approaching and our hot tubs...

Lake Tahoe (California), California
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Although i live in Tahoe and have stayed here on a few occasions, i always refer any of my friends to the Forest Suites for South Lake Tahoe Accommodations. In my view the best location both in the winter and summer (expert skiers can actually ski in ski out when snow conditions prevail) and the resort is steps from all...

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ForestManager, General Manager at Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village, responded to this review

Dear Tahoe Dream, We really can't thank you enough for your referrals. That is priceless marketing. It sounds like you live a fun life of action sports and have your friends stay with us during their trip to Tahoe. Again, thanks for referring them to us. Thanks for also highlighting that we offer a "Hot breakfast buffet" to all of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location, Location, Location! Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village is a South Lake Tahoe resort nestled in intimate alpine environment located less than 100 yards away from Heavenly Ski Gondola and Heavenly Village. All of our over sized South Lake Tahoe resort suites sleep 4 to 6 adults. We are a few minute walk to the casinos, and a few blocks to the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe. Guests staying at Forest Suites Resort will experience updated rooms & furnishings, new decor & upgraded amenities. Our guests will experience high-speed wireless internet, hot American-style breakfast buffet, mid-week nightly wine and cheese receptions, weekend child activities including arts & crafts, "Green" exercise classes, movie nights, an XBOX game center & events throughout the entire year for the entire family to enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village

Address: 1 Lake Pkwy, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8834
Region: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Price Range: $191 - $418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Forest Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Forest Hotel Lake Tahoe
Forest Resort Lake Tahoe
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
#9 Business Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
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