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Lake Tahoe California Accommodations

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The Lake Tahoe center is approximately the area of S.Lake Tahoe-NV and the area of Downtown Stateline.

With crystal-clear water, towering mountains, and impossibly fresh air, Lake Tahoe is the ideal vacation destination for outdoor lovers. Whether you want to hike, bike, swim, ski, or snowboard, the parks, mountains, and ski resorts surrounding Lake Tahoe offer the perfect setting. This popular area is also a hotspot for dining and entertainment, so you'll always find something fun to do. Discover all that the Lake Tahoe area has to offer and start planning your getaway. More from this guide...

Lake Tahoe Hotels/Accommodations

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
+1-888-389-4121
50 Highway 50, Stateline, NV 89449 ~0.15 miles west of Lake Tahoe
  • Mid-scale Mountain property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
Harrah's & Harveys Lake Tahoe
+1-888-675-2083
15 Highway 50, Stateline, NV 89449 ~0.22 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Expensive Resort property
  • Hotel has a green policy Learn more
Harveys Resort & Casino in Stateline
+1-800-716-8490
Highway 50 & Stateline Ave., Stateline, NV 89449 ~0.26 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Four star Lake property
  • 742 rooms in hotel
From$50
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Marriott's Timber Lodge
+1-800-805-5223
4100 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.32 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • 4 star property
  • Gym is available on property
From$160
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel in South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-965-1860
4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.33 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Three Star Lake property
  • Hotel has 400 suites
Cedar Inn & Suites in South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-788-5576
920 Stateline Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.35 miles west of Lake Tahoe
  • Cheap Lake hotel
  • 35 rooms in property
Basecamp South Lake Tahoe - South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-897-9207
4143 Cedar Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.36 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Affordable Resort hotel
  • 3 floors in property
Cedar Inn & Suites - South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-311-4278
890 Stateline Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.37 miles west of Lake Tahoe
  • Cheap Lake hotel
  • Check-in: 2pm
Lake Tahoe Ambassador Lodge : 4130 Manzanita Ave.
+1-888-469-4795
4130 Manzanita Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.37 miles west of Lake Tahoe
  • Low Cost Lake property
  • Hotel has 56 rooms
  • Shower can be a problem
  • Most guests thought rooms were spacious
Forest Suites Resort in South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-734-9421
1 Lake Pkwy., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.44 miles south of Lake Tahoe
  • Three Star Resort hotel
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Right next to Heavenly Village
  • Bad housekeeping, according to 57%
Americas Best Value Inn - Casino Center Lake Tahoe in South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-841-5292
4107 Pine Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.49 miles west of Lake Tahoe
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
Stardust Lodge
+1-888-455-5160
4061 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.50 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Affordable Lake property
  • Check in: 4:00 PM
  • Terrific location
  • Close to public transport
The Lodge at Kingsbury Crossing
+1-888-965-8297
133 Deer Run Court, Reno, NV 89449 ~0.50 miles northeast of Lake Tahoe
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Check in: 16:00
Grand Residences by Marriott Lake Tahoe
+1-888-906-6358
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.51 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Four star Mountain property
  • Hotel has 5 floors
From$175
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Avalon Lodge : 4075 Manzanita Ave.
+1-888-749-6785
4075 Manzanita Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.51 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • High-end Mountain hotel
  • 20 rooms in hotel
Gondola Vista in South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-878-9982
30 Lake Pkwy., South Lake Tahoe, NV 96150 ~0.54 miles south of Lake Tahoe
  • 3 star hotel
Stateline Economy Inn & Suites
+1-888-389-4485
966 La Salle Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.54 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Two star property
  • 33 rooms in property
The Landing Resort & Spa - South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-389-4121
4104 Lakeshore Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.56 miles west of Lake Tahoe
  • Luxurious 5-star Lake hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00pm
  • Professional service
  • Room service is perfect
From$149
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews CallBookMore Details
Station House Inn
+1-888-675-2083
901 Park Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.60 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Economical Resort hotel
  • 6 suites in hotel
From$79
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews CallBookMore Details
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club : 931 Park Ave.
+1-800-716-8490
931 Park Ave., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.61 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Affordable hotel
  • Check in time: 16:00
From$90
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe in Lake Tahoe
+1-800-805-5223
100 Lake Pkwy., Lake Tahoe, NV 89449
  • Four star property
  • 3 floors in property
From$150
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hotel Becket Trademark Collection by Wyndham - South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-965-1860
4003 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 Website ~0.62 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Midscale Lake property
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel
Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-788-5576
3961 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.71 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Two star hotel
  • 2 suites in property
The Trailhead Lodge : 3892 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
+1-888-897-9207
3892 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.88 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Two star Lake property
  • 34 rooms in property
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Heavenly Village Area in South Lake Tahoe
+1-888-311-4278
3860 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ~0.94 miles southwest of Lake Tahoe
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • 82 rooms in hotel
  • Lights dim
  • Decent vibe
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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Lake Tahoe Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Lake Tahoe, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Lake Tahoe hotel for each day and each star rating category.

When to Visit Lake Tahoe, CA

The Lake Tahoe area enjoys four different seasons, with warm summers and snowy winters. Summer temperatures often reach the upper 70s and the skies are typically very dry, though monsoon storms have been known to happen. Spring temperatures in the 50s mean snowmelt and occasional flooding in the area, while fall temperatures in the 50s and 60s gently lead the way toward a chilly winter.

Though winter temperatures in the Lake Tahoe area usually top out in the high 30s or low 40s, the area can receive up to four feet of snow per month. Ski season near Lake Tahoe can last as long as late November through March.

With so many annual festivals to enjoy on the shores of Lake Tahoe, you'll want to be sure to add one to your calendar. Music lovers will appreciate the Lake Tahoe Music Festival, which includes five evenings of outdoor music presented by the Lake Tahoe Music Festival Academy Orchestra in August. In late March and early April, WinterWonderGrass Tahoe brings three days of bluegrass music and craft breweries to town.

In October, WordWave pays homage to storytelling, writing, and spoken word performances at the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe. At the end of December, Snowglobe celebrates a great year and rings in the new one with three days of live music and winter fun.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Lake Tahoe, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Lake Tahoe, CA. You can use these illustrations to calculate the least expensive months to stay in Lake Tahoe for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Lake Tahoe, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $135.60

Splurge on a luxury stay at one of the best upscale hotels in the Lake Tahoe area.

Treat yourself to a truly luxurious getaway at The Landing Resort & Spa, located near the Heavenly Mountain Gondola in South Lake Tahoe. This high-end property is convenient to most attractions on the lake's south side, along with downtown Stateline and the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Club. Take your pick from a superior or garden king room or upgrade to a Premium Lake Front Suite for even better views. Embrace ultimate relaxation with a body treatment or massage at the spa, or head to the sauna to let your muscles unwind. Use the complimentary hotel shuttle to explore at your convenience.

Located in Homewood, California, on Lake Tahoe's western shore, Cedar Crest Cottages is right on the waterfront and offers easy access to the Homewood Ski Area and the Tahoe Maritime Museum. Room options include several different two- and three-bedroom luxury cottages, all of which come equipped with the comforts of home. Rely on the kitchen with refrigerator, stove, and microwave to prepare meals for your group, and watch a movie everyone will love on the 56-inch flat-screen TV. Take in the lake views from the comfort of your room, then get out there and explore the beautiful Lake Tahoe region.

Just minutes from the Squaw Valley Ski Resort and its many seasonal activities, the PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn offers guests a taste of luxury on Lake Tahoe's northwest shore. All 56 rooms include minibars, refrigerators, and coffeemakers, so you'll always have a snack or a drink close at hand. During ski season, you can ski right in or out of the hotel, and you can enjoy a long soak in one of two hot tubs to relax your sore muscles. If you're planning an event in the Lake Tahoe region, this is a convenient and scenic place to do so, thanks to the resort's 5,600 square feet of event facilities.

Just north of Lake Tahoe, The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe is a premium property in Truckee, California. All 170 rooms at this luxury hotel include upscale amenities like fireplaces, LCD TVs, deep soaking bathtubs, and designer toiletries. Get a restful night's sleep on a pillow-top bed with a down comforter, and then indulge in a massage or facial at the on-site spa. Take a dip in one of two outdoor pools, and sit down to a meal in one of five on-site restaurants. The Ritz-Carlton's 15,000 square feet of facilities make the ideal backdrop for any type of event.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Lake Tahoe

Best Budget-Friendly Hotels in Lake Tahoe, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $131.06

Save your vacation budget for excursions and great meals by booking one of the most affordable hotels in the Lake Tahoe area.

One of the top-rated budget hotels in Lake Tahoe, the Tea Garden Lodge, offers superior and deluxe rooms in the center of the action in South Lake Tahoe. Rooms are equipped with essentials like flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, and the lodge offers free on-site parking to help you save even more on your stay.

Book your stay at the Alpine Inn and Spa, and you'll be just minutes from the heart of South Lake Tahoe and Stateline. Guest rooms come with basics like mini-fridges, microwaves, and coffeemakers, and the hotel offers an outdoor pool and hot tub. Fuel up for the day with a complimentary breakfast at the Alpine Inn.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Lake Tahoe

2 Star Average Prices: $102.79

Best Hotel Discounts in Lake Tahoe, CA

Add to your savings by applying a group hotel discount to your stay. AAA members save 10 to 15 percent at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel and the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe. AARP members and senior travelers can get 10 percent or more off standard room rates at the Best Western Station House Inn and other area hotels. Government employees and members of the military can secure low rates at the Blue Jay Lodge and the Stardust Lodge.

Best Value Options in Lake Tahoe, CA

Strike the perfect balance between price and amenities at these best value options in the Lake Tahoe area.

On Lake Tahoe's southern shore, the Stardust Lodge offers a range of spacious rooms with kitchenettes, Murphy beds, and other convenient amenities. Rooms come with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers so you can keep your favorite snacks and beverages at your fingertips. On a warm day, the hotel's two outdoor pools are the ideal place to cool off, and in the winter, the Stardust Lodge allows guests to ski in and out of the hotel. No matter what your plans include, start your day with a complimentary continental breakfast to fuel up for an unforgettable adventure.

In the heart of South Lake Tahoe and just a half mile from downtown Stateline, the Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe has everything you need for a fun yet affordable getaway. Rooms come equipped with refrigerators, microwaves, workspaces, and free Wi-Fi so you can stay connected with friends and family back home. Wake up to a complimentary continental breakfast and take a dip in the outdoor pool before heading out to enjoy your day in the Lake Tahoe region. Take advantage of the free on-site parking to make the Holiday Inn an even better deal.

Nestled right in the center of South Lake Tahoe and just a short walk from downtown Stateline, the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel couldn't be more convenient for guests who want to spend time on both the California and Nevada sides of Lake Tahoe. All 400 rooms come with welcome amenities like mini-fridges, flat-screen TVs with digital programming, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Start your day with a hot breakfast at the resort restaurant, and finish with a cool cocktail at the end of the day. The resort's 10,000 square feet of available space make corporate and private event planning easy.

One of the most highly rated mid-range hotels, the Best Western Station House Inn offers both standard rooms and one-bedroom suites. All guest rooms include mini-fridges, flat-screen TVs, and iPod docking stations to keep guests entertained. In the summer, relax by the pool, and in the winter, use the complimentary shuttle to get to the ski slopes.

Can’t-Miss Attractions in Lake Tahoe, CA

No summer visit to Lake Tahoe is complete without a stop at Emerald Bay State Park, whose namesake inlet dates back millions of years. In addition to offering great photo opportunities, the park is also home to Fannette Island, Lake Tahoe's only island. Nearby, Vikingsholm is a stunning example of early 20th-century Scandinavian architecture, and Underwater Park sets the scene for some of the area's best scuba diving.

In the winter, don't miss a trip to Squaw Valley, which spans six majestic mountain peaks on the west side of Lake Tahoe. The area boasts over 4,000 acres of land, and it's home to numerous ski runs, the Olympic Ice Pavilion, and even a world-class spa. Visit the Village at Squaw Valley for a bite to eat, a little shopping, or some nightlife.

Whether you visit Lake Tahoe in the summer or the winter, you'll be in awe of the area's natural beauty. Don't wait another minute to start planning your escape to Lake Tahoe.

FAQs about hotels in Lake Tahoe

What are the best rated hotels in Lake Tahoe?

Heavenly Valley Lodge, Stardust Lodge and The Lodge at Kingsbury Crossing are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the 4-5 star hotels in Lake Tahoe?

The Landing Resort & Spa, Harrah's & Harveys Lake Tahoe and Harveys Resort & Casino are the top 3 luxury hotels near Lake Tahoe city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Lake Tahoe?

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, Harrah's & Harveys Lake Tahoe, and Harveys Resort & Casino are the properties closest to Lake Tahoe city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Lake Tahoe cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Lake Tahoe can be as cheap as $102.79 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Lake Tahoe cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Lake Tahoe has been $131.06 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a higher-end hotel in Lake Tahoe cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Lake Tahoe has been $135.60 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Lake Tahoe?

Heavenly Valley Lodge, Stardust Lodge and The Lodge at Kingsbury Crossing are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Lake Tahoe?

Grand Residences by Marriott Lake Tahoe and Hotel Becket Trademark Collection by Wyndham are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Lake Tahoe?

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Heavenly Village Area and Quality Inn South Lake Tahoe are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Lake Tahoe?

Holiday Inn Express South Lake Tahoe, Holiday Inn Club Vacations Tahoe Ridge Resort and Holiday Inn Club Vacations David Walley’s Resort are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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