Hope Valley, CA 

Sorensen's Resort

14255 Hwy 88
Hope Valley, CA 96120 US
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Rates: $115 to $425
Total Rooms: 33
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (5 reviews)


Explore 165 acres of pine and aspen forest or use the resort as a relaxing home away from home while enjoying the Kirkwood Ski Area, Grover Hot Springs State Park, or Lake Tahoe. Accommodations range from bed and breakfast rooms to group cabins to full mountain home rentals. Featured room amenities include a gas log fireplace, a private deck overlooking the pond, cozy blankets that provide a classic log cabin ambiance, and pet-friendly cabins. Sorensen's Country Café is a full-service restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner to resort guests and the public. Stop into the gift shop to purchase a bottle of wine and gourmet snack then meander to a cozy spot by the West Fork Carson River. Borrow a complimentary pair of snowshoes and later warm up in the Norwegian-style wood-fire sauna. Spring and summer offers trout fishing, guided wildflower walks, and hundreds of miles of hiking trails. Special workshops on topics such as watercolor painting, history, and photography are offered throughout the year.Publicity and Awards: Sunset, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Motorland, Outside, New York Times, Travel & Leisure.Location: Mountains.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $115 to $425
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks and Diners Club.
Rooms: This property has 33 total guest accommodations, 31 with private bath, 23 with fireplaces, 28 cottages and 2 conference rooms.
The types of beds available include Queen and Double.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two-night minimum stay on weekends. Longer on holidays/special events.
Cancellation: Two-weeks prior to arrival. Longer on major holidays and special events.
Pets: Pets Allowed and Several cabins allow pets. Ask for a pet-friendly cabin when making a reservation!.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Types of meals: Sunday Brunch, Snacks/Refreshments, Restaurant on Premises, Picnic Lunches, Lunch, Gourmet Dinner, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Dinner, Country Breakfast, Continental Plus Breakfast, Banquet Service and Wine.
Amenities In Room: Refrigerator and Bath Amenities.
Amenities On Site: Tesla charging station, Sauna, Handicap Access, Copy Machine, e-mail hook-up, complimentary wine, tea and cocoa.
Languages Spoken: Spanish


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Monday-Thursday, non-holiday, excluding February, July, August and October


Events Hosted: Romantic Getaways, Honeymoons, Family Reunions, Meetings, Seminars and Weddings.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Fishing, Parks, Skiing Cross Country, Skiing Downhill and Water Sports.

Historic Interest

Sorensen's is located along the Historic Emigrant Trail whose travelers used this route after the Donner Party failed. This route was traveled by native Americans, who guided Kit Carson and John C. Fremont up and over what is now known as Carson Pass. Guests are welcome to partake in our scheduled Emigrant Trail Tours.
Historic Memberships: National Trust and Local Historical Society.