Max and I had the opportunity last winter to work with HotelTonight right before COVID hit and we jetted off to one of our favorite California ski resorts: Squaw Valley. We booked a standard room at the PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn and absolutely loved the small-town feel and Olympic nostalgia.

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The rooms themselves were comfortable, with comfortable king beds and delicious toiletries. The mini bar stocked with exceptional California wines was an added bonus, so guests can rest assured that their wine needs will be taken care of here.

While we did not have dinner at the restaurant, they do offer complimentary breakfast for all guests which definitely satisfied our needs: bacon, breads, eggs and more await guests in the morning before they hit the slopes.

Service from the front desk was excellent and Ricky greeted every guest as though they were an old friend. There is nothing more comforting than being greeted by a friendly front desk agent who genuinely loves his job.

The facilities are one area that could be improved upon. Since the property is a bit older, there is no elevator and there are quite a few stairs – so be sure to check with the hotel to have your needs accommodated. The hot tubs were also a bit on the fritz – one jacuzzi’s jets were not functional. The hotel also has a small fitness center and a ski gear shop and rental.

Town is only steps away from the front doors so we would recommend exploring the adorable town of Squaw for dinner. No need for a bus or taxi here – everything is within walking distance.

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Overall, we really enjoyed our stay at the PlumpJack Squaw Valley. This small property is a gem in the adorable town that is Squaw, with easy access to restaurants and the mountain.

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Disclaimer: We were hosted by HotelTonight on a project with PlumpJack Squaw Valley.  Please know the opinions expressed are all our own and may not reflect the hotel’s own views.

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