A Snowy Escape: Top 10 Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Truckee, California

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When you mention Truckee, what comes to mind is scenic mountain views, great shopping opportunities, restaurants made for the stars and so much more. If you are a fan of mountain biking and skiing then this is the place to be and who knows? You just might have the off chance of hitting the snow with an Olympic skier. For a different kind of holiday destination, you will be able to get ski resorts and a whole load of mountain or cabin activities for you and your family. Many times, you would opt for a more private accommodation, hence why you should check out the following top ten Vrbo accommodations in Truckee.

1. Tahoe Donner retreat (from USD 169)

Get the fires crackling in the fireplace at this cabin in the woods situated in Tahoe Donner with awesome views of the forest and just a few minutes from Donner Lake. You will have maximum access to all the available mountain activities such boating, skiing, hiking the trails around the area and so much more. If you are all about golf, then head over to the golf course nearby.

34 reviews   Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect wifi and network etc
the workspace and wifi connection are excellent so you can still be connected if you so choose
it is clean and well organized
a great stay in this clean quiet and comfortable cabin
comfortable neat clean and well cared for
it's very quiet has lots of room and is clean well-stocked and well-maintained
the house has plenty of space and is very clean
the owner is friendly and responsive
the owner was very accommodating and responsive during our stay
best part was the owner is so responsive and great
the owner scott was very nice and professional to deal with
we had a great experience with this rental and the owner scott
a great place for a summer retreat
great cabin in an ideal location in the northwoods/tahoe donner area
we enjoyed the beautiful scenery and close access to squaw valley northstar and donner ski resorts
the cabin is very cozy has a well stocked kitchen and very functional in a nice location
location is excellent and house has plenty of space even for big families or groups
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2. Relaxing vacation skiing and nightlife (from 195 USD)

When you book this condo, you will have access to the best of Truckee nightlife and so much more. It is equipped with two decks that give you panning views of the forest and of the gaggling brook behind the condo reminiscent of a tropical waterfall. If you thought Truckee was some dowdy mountain town with not so much as a speck of life then you are wrong. You will be able to reach all the town activities with a few minutes’ walk the condo. if you are avoiding all human contact, then opt to relax in the hot tub and unwind.

Relaxing vacation skiing and nightlife

Price: from 195 USD

Number of Guests: 6

3. Luxurious six-bedroom home (from USD 1195)

A home with décor that sets it apart from the rest, it has been intricately made to give it that Old Tahoe feel, as the owner puts it. It prides itself on a decadent kitchen setting which will have you whipping out the best dinners for your family or friends. The six-bedroom deluxe abode has its own ski trail that leads you to the Ritz Carlton or down to the gondola for some fun times. Luxury defined and conducive for a family getaway, there is a lot of fun to be had at this place.

93 reviews   Wifi Available
House 21 Guests 8 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 21
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
you'll spend hours in the play room
property was very clean and exactly as advertised
the owners are wonderful hosts as well
the owner dave gravlin is an incredibly gracious and accommodating host
david is a great communicator and was an excellent host
this is not a “rental property” but rather their mountain resort home that the owners also enjoy
this house is in an excellent location within walking distance to northstar resort
everything about this place was perfect for our summer visit
it would be a lovely summer place as well
with grandkids (4) aging from 14 to 5 it's always a challenge to find the perfect location
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4. Family-friendly home close to Northstar (from USD 440)

Using the help of a professional interior designer, the owner of this home made sure to make this home a modernized family-friendly home. It is made with large windows that let in the natural light and offers up a great scenic view of the surroundings. The three-bedroom home has cozy written all over, what with the master bedroom having heated tile floors for those nippy days. For a great family time, head over to the lounge area which has a deck area extending from the lounge area opening up space.

61 reviews   Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
completely remodeled new appliances great espresso maker huge tv with all the options comfy beds and sofa
all the rooms were large and nicely appointed
neat clean and comfortable
the beds were comfortable the house was clean the location was awesome
tastefully decorated sparkling clean with all the comforts of a home away from home
as pretty as the photos and very clean i would rent again
clean plenty of amenities tastefully decorated great location
the unit and susan the host are awesome
the owner was very responsive in communicating with me & we would definitely stay here again
great owners who also use this as their personal vacation spot
from kitchen essentials kid friendly entertainment and quality surroundings it was all there
located super close to both northstar and downtown truckee
great location in a quiet neighborhood
great house great location clean
loved the house itself and the neighborhood was quiet and conveniently located
we walked to excellent restaurants and wine tasting for dinner
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5. Gorgeous condo right in Northstar Village (from 160 USD)

Enjoy the luxuries offered at this beautiful condo sitting on unspoiled property that is in the middle of it all. You are able to access activities such as the spa, the movie theatre, ice skating, mountain biking and so much more. A great place to sleep and a great place to access all the goodness Truckee can offer.

Gorgeous condo right in Northstar Village

Price: from 160 USD

Number of Guests: 4

6. Lake Tahoe panoramic view (from 479 USD)

Grill up a sumptuous dinner at the grilling deck, have a get together for friends or family at the luxuriously set indoor lounge area that is decked with game tables, fireplaces, and a bar. To top it all off, you will have Instagrammable moments with Mount Rose and the mountain ranges as the background.

Lake Tahoe panoramic view

Price: from 479 USD

Number of Guests: 10

7. Beautiful home in the heart of Northstar (from USD 504)

A family house elegantly decked for maximum fun for the whole family, you will have the whole family heading out to the snow in minutes. Tell stories around the warm gas fireplace and whip up delicious dinners in the modernized and fully equipped kitchen. Is it a summer getaway?

A barbecuing station is set up on the patio as the family chatters away on the wooden dining table with a view. If the tots are bored with being at home, head over to town which is a few minutes away and do some shopping or you can head out for some skiing. There is a recreation center which accommodates both adults’ and kids’ activities. Kids can check out the game room with a plethora of games to be played while the adults can go into the clubhouse or the saunas and hot tubs, take your pick.

43 reviews   Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just be sure to bring your own shower products (soap/body wash shampoo) extra toilet paper
such a great house very clean also great communication through the entire process
everything was clean and all the appliances worked like new
clean well cared for home
the house was clean the house was in a great location the house had everything we needed
owner/manager made everything very easy
the owner was very responsive and answered any questions that we had
the property owner was accommodating and helpful the house is beautiful and northstar was fun as always
owner has excellent communication and ensured we had all the information we needed before arrival
the owner was great to work with and the location is unbeatable
location is perfect
great location and easy quick shuttle ride to northstar
perfect location for north star skiing
overall the house is great and the location is great - very close to northstar
well cared for home and great location
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8. Beautiful condo in a peaceful forest setting (from USD 193)

Think of it, a modern contemporary home in the forest, what more can one ask for, really? That is exactly what you get when you book a stay at this condo which is furnished with modern but rustic décor for that Tahoe charm.

Truckee, CA, US
76 reviews  
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent wifi too only thing we needed was more electrical outlets
very comfortable condo with lots of room quiet and private
very clean & comfy
it was clean well provisioned and cozy
the cabin is cute and clean and nice and quiet
the condo was clean kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed to cook
the kitchen was well stocked for our cooking needs and everything was very clean
the owners were very responsive & clearly cared about sharing their lovely property with us
these are the absolute best hosts i've had in any service to date period
the owner had great communication from the start
being pet friendly is an added bonus for this beautiful condo
and we loved that it is pet friendly
we love the location
location worked really well for us
perfectly decorated for tahoe the condo offers a peaceful and relaxed setting while being walking distance to northstar village
we had a great stay lovely place within walking distance to northstar
the apartment was in a great location and really well set up for a studio
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9. The golden retreater: Mountain vacation cabin (from USD 300)

The golden retreater is a delightful cabin in the woods that is welcoming both in winter and in summer. Relax in the hot tub which will have you enjoying the forest surroundings. You will be able to access a lot of activities if you like hiking trails, biking trails, and Donner Lake.

Truckee, CA, US
37 reviews  
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
home was comfortable nice rear ground level deck with nice spacing between homes
unit was clean and comfortable
the house was clean spacious and stocked with everything we could need
clean well organized and welcoming home in a great location
the owners are always very nice and professional also
great interactions with our hosts as well
hosts are available and responsive in timely manner
tzvia and oren are available responsive and hospitable
great location and the owners were very responsive and helpful would definitely book again
great place to stay close to everything short drive to squaw
location is perfect for all that truckee offers
what a wonderful place to stay while in the truckee area everything you need is included in this cabin
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10. View of the Tahoe Donner ski hill

You will be spoiled for choice in this accommodation which is cozied up in the Sierra that affords you the opportunity to get to Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake or the ski areas in Tahoe. If you are an ardent mountain biker, you can opt to mountain bike to the many activities around the area that are in close proximity to the studio.

139 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
surprisingly fast internet and great bed
kitchen was well stocked bathroom new and immaculate and wifi signal strong
bed and futon comfortable for sleeping
nice laundry room with a dvd library we used
it was very clean comfortable and well stocked
it was so clean cozy and great location
the place was very clean nicely supplied and decorated attractively in blue and white
but the condo was clean very well equipped easy parking
intimate and quiet this recently remodeled and super clean studio condo is a perfect place for two
the owner is very responsive
the owner was very easy to deal with and refunded our security deposit promptly
sara was super responsive to any questions i had and the place was super cute and clean
parking is close and easy
great location particularly with little kids
great location hop skip and a jump to downtown and nearby towns
the location is great and check-in is easy
great place to stay for a short ski trip with my 2 kids
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Rugged mountain fun

Whether you chose to go to Truckee during summer or winter, it is a guarantee that you will have a lot of fun and relaxing time when up there. With top class shops and restaurants, thanks to the many sightings of celebrities who go to Truckee to get away from their busy lives, you are guaranteed quality service and a good time.

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