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Cal-Neva Resort Spa & Casino - CLOSED

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Good value for the special price.

My husband & I spent 1 night at CalNeva, Crystal Bay on a Travelzoo special. It was a really good... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2013
Giovanna B
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Incline Village, Nevada
Once great, now in renovation

For years this place was the queen of Lake Tahoe. For the last few decades it’s been a run down... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
mes227
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Incline Village, Nevada
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  • Average18%
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  • Terrible15%
28 Jul 2018
“Once great, now in renovation ”
28 Sep 2013
“Breakfast at Cal-neva”
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2 Stateline Rd, Crystal Bay, NV 89402-7702
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

For years this place was the queen of Lake Tahoe. For the last few decades it’s been a run down dive. But many of us have high hopes for this third attempt to breath new life into the old girl. Currently closed for renovation.

3  Thank mes227
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Nice restaurant by the lake. We had breakfast here overlooking the lake. The food was great. The staff were friendly.The Cal-Neva is popular because of Frank Sinatra and we had a nice time just checking out the old photos by the hallway. There's history in...More

Thank Geldelrey07
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We went to the Cal Neva for a family function. The staff was very accomodating during the event and we were pleased with the catered food that was provided. It was neat to walk around and look at all of the old nostalgia of the...More

Thank Guestofthewest
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We took the tunnel tour with a group of 20. Hans is a highly knowledgable guide who adapts his tours to match the interests of his guests. He talked about Frank Sinatra's legacy running the resort. He talked about Frank's affiliations with the mafia, Marilyn...More

Thank Ge E
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My only comment, having passed through briefly yesterday, is that it is NO LONGER A CASINO, despite the sign out front. NO gaming here anymore. The Biltmore across the street still has some. It isn't much, but then again north Tahoe gaming has been dying...More

Thank RossK851
Reviewed 22 July 2013

My wife and I stayed here last February for a weekend skiing trip to Tahoe. Usually "you get what you pay for" is pretty accurate (Motel 6, Days Inn, etc). In this situation it is not true. This place is advertised as a resort but...More

Thank CaliTraveler1980
Reviewed 10 June 2013

Somewhere Frank Sinatra is spinning in his grave. Today, the "Rat Pack" would be right at home at this place. We met a couple who were here 50 years ago. "Oh my God!" she said. "This place hasn't changed a bit! "Expect for a few...More

Thank KennyD49
Reviewed 5 June 2013

My husband & I spent 1 night at CalNeva, Crystal Bay on a Travelzoo special. It was a really good deal, too good to pass up and we're moving up to Lk Tahoe anyway, we just needed a place to sleep. The room was clean...More

Thank Giovanna B
Reviewed 15 April 2013

A business acquaintance had recommended the Tunnel Tour at the CalNeva Hotel/Resort. What fun! Tour was $10 per person and worth more! Guide had wonderful stories about Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe and various gangsters. The hubby and I were laughing out loud. The conspiracy stories...More

1  Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Took a road trip from South Lake Tahoe to Crystal Bay to visit Cal-Neva and have lunch. If you are a history buff you won't be disappointed. The food served in the bar was tasty and plentiful. We thoroughly enjoyed looking at the beautiful carvings,...More

1  Thank Bajalolo
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