For a high-altitude group experience that yields high returns, Northstar California is a brilliant blend of one-of-a-kind backcountry adventures and modern meeting moments. The resort is poised north of the cerulean Lake Tahoe and offers planners with polished, all-inclusive meetings and events, complimentary Wifi in guestrooms and meeting space, and interactive group mountain experiences. Whisk your attendees up a gondola 8000 feet to Zephyr Lodge or do a dine-around in Northstar’s alpine village with local restaurants. Meet the snowmakers for a mountain tour and Q&A lunch as they show your group the state-of-the-art system that fuels the most powerful snowmaking system in North Lake Tahoe. Or, offer attendees a celestial experience with a tour of Tahoe’s starry nights skies, all while gathered around a fire pit enjoying warm treats.
Located both in and around Northstar’s European-style mountain village, our collection of more than 220 residential retreats, condominiums, hotel-style rooms, and spacious mountain homes – some with ski-in/ski-out options - fit all meeting budgets. Attendees will get around with ease with the resort’s complimentary shuttle system and have full access to the resort’s spas, sauna, health club and lap pools. We keep it simple with one bill at the end of your event, which includes lodging, meetings, F&B, lift tickets, and transportation.
Total meeting space: 4,000 sq. ft
Largest meeting room: 1,050 sq. ft
Total Guest Rooms: 200
Cradled between the renowned Lake Tahoe and the charmingly historic town of Truckee, Northstar California is located 45 minutes from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and 1.75 hours from the Sacramento Airport. Attendees can also arrive via Amtrak’s California Zephyr and Greyhound busses that make daily stops in Truckee, just six miles away.
Northstar California’s charming alpine village was built for picturesque networking and mingling with intimate alfresco lounge spaces, gourmet restaurants and boutique shops all surrounding a year-round skating rink. Apres-meeting, attendees can explore Northstar’s robust collection of outdoor activities, like snow tubing, snowshoeing, alpine, telemark and cross-country skiing in the winter, and hiking, mountain biking and fly-fishing in the summer. They’ll top off their daytime escapades by watching snowcats groom the mountain while roasting marshmallows on the village or watching the sunset over the Sierra Crest while sipping seasonally inspired cocktails at Zephyr Lodge.
Few resorts offer the rich experience of Northstar California, where modern luxury meets alpine living.
Northstar Property Management is responsible for over 200 privately owned accommodations in the Resort area. A variety of lodging options are available to groups, many with their own unique décor and bedding configuration. All units are Non-Smoking and have a No Pet policy. Due to our property management status we do not offer typical hotel amenities such as room service or valet parking.
Those who come to Northstar know what they're looking for. Sometimes it's adventure, sometimes it's to learn, sometimes it's to relax in a welcoming place with family and friends. No matter what that experience is, they'll find it to be exactly the way it should be.
A winter sport enthusiast's paradise, Northstar currently offers 97 ski trails across 3,170 acres, award-winning terrain parks and snow sports, including alpine and Telemark skiing, snowboarding, crosscountry skiing, snowshoeing and tubing.
Want to try something different? Come on up to the Cross Country, Telemark + Snowshoe Center where you can check out classic and skate skiing, snowshoeing, and telemark skiing! We offer state-of-the-art rental equipment, daily lessons and tours, including great package deals, and over 35 kilometers of carefully groomed, scenic trails.
Northstar California has everything you need for summer mountain biking adventures. From beginner to advanced cross country and downhill mountain biking trails, lift access, bike rentals and bike shop services, you can find it here.
Tubing is a great activity for everyone - skiers, snowboarders, kids, teenagers and adults alike will enjoy the exhilarating ride down our 200 yard hill. Tubes and riders are transported by tow lift to the top of the hill and tubers can slide down one at a time or in daisy chains.
Designed by Robert Muir Graves, Northstar California's 18-hole, par-72 golf course incorporates Tahoe's mountainous landscapes with Martis Valley's open meadow into two distinct 9-hole settings that will both challenge a golfer's skills and appeal to his and her senses. The result is a vibrant and exciting golf course, whose features create a challenging flow that seamlessly moves in and over the natural terrain.
Enjoy the sights and smells of nature while discovering the flora and fauna on Northstar California ’s mountain. Nature hikes at Northstar can be as advanced or as leisurely as you make them. Scenic lift rides for sightseeing and hiking are offered throughout the season at Northstar.
With dining options in the Village and on the mountain, Northstar is host a number of restaurants, bars and lodges, each with their own unique style of food and ambiance.
Located at the top of Big Springs Gondola with immediate access to upper mountain lifts, The Lodge at Big Springs is at the heart of the mountain. Find fresh breakfast and lunch options including breakfast burritos, the grilled-to-order Epic Mountain Burger, fresh entrée salads, hot chili with cornbread, and more. Relax and dine on three levels of indoor seating, or lounge by the fire outside with an impressive view of the mountain above.
This is Northstar’s iconic alpine lodge with floor-to-ceiling views of the Sierra Nevada range, featuring scratch-made signature dishes and cuisine. Zephyr exemplifies exceptional service in a large, luxurious family-style room. Enjoy a beautifully prepared meal followed by a craft beer, regional wine or signature cocktail. Located at the top of Zephyr Express lift/gondola, this gorgeous lodge is accessible to all mountain guests with a lift ticket.seat up to 200 guests with additional seating possible by tenting the outdoor space.
Located on the lower level of The Village, TC’s Pub is Northstar’s classic sports pub. Enjoy traditional pub fare, including the hottest burgers and coldest beers, while watching the game on one of numerous flatscreen TVs. This family-friendly restaurant has a warm, cozy feel, and is the perfect spot to unwind after a long day on the mountain.
Tavern 6330’ features fresh California cuisine in a modern rustic environment, right at the base of Village Run in The Village at Northstar. Open for lunch, apres and dinner, Tavern 6330’ truly embodies the “farm-to-fork” culinary movement. You’ll find beautifully presented, seasonal fare crafted from responsibly- and locally-sourced ingredients. When dinner is over, enjoy after-hours at the bar with craft beers, regional wines and signature cocktails.