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Seek adventure in South Lake Tahoe, California

South Lake Tahoe is known by many as “America's All-Year Playground” for good reason. From skiing and snowboarding in the winter to camping, water sports, biking and hiking in the milder months, visitors to this adventurous Californian city in the Sierra Nevada Mountains are never without outdoors fun. At nighttime, stay indoors and try your luck at the poker tables, or take in a show at one of the high-end casinos within walking distance of the lake. Soak up the tranquil surroundings, with mountains rising high above the lush, greenery-lined waters.

Things to see and do

Tahoe Queen and the M.S. Dixie II

Visitors to Lake Tahoe can experience the best of its scenery with an engaging boat cruise. Whether you hop on board for a daytime cruise or a sunset sailing, you'll enjoy live entertainment and fabulous food aboard the Tahoe Queen and the M.S. Dixie II. Perfect for intimate outings or even large group activities, this is one to add to your itinerary.

Zephyr Cove Resort

If water sports like parasailing, water skiing or wakeboarding get your heart pumping, then visit the private Zephyr Cove Resort Marina. Offering a private, mile-long sandy beach, it's the perfect place to enjoy a book while soaking up some rays or splashing in the cool water.

Mountain biking

South Lake Tahoe has every level of biking trail from easy, level bike paths to rigorous downhill slopes like Saxon Creek Trail. The entire area is deemed a Bike-Friendly Community, so you'll find plenty of rental and retail bike shops for all your bike-related needs.

Ice skating

Travelers can enjoy year-round ice skating at the South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena with a large National Hockey League-sized skating rink, lessons and skate rentals. For a memorable wintertime experience, enjoy live music and open-air ice skating at Heavenly Village's ice rink.

Heavenly scenic gondola rides

Take a mountain gondola ride 2.4 miles up to the top of Heavenly Mountain, stop off halfway at the Observation Deck for incredible views of Lake Tahoe and Carson Valley, then spend the day skiing. Enjoy a cappuccino from the Café Blue or snatch up some souvenirs at the Gondola Sports Shop to take home.

Where to stay

After an adventurous day spent exploring the Lake Tahoe area, experience luxurious accommodations at one of these South Lake Tahoe hotels and resorts.

The Landing Resort and Spa

Located in the middle of Heavenly Village Ski Resort, the Landing Resort and Spa goes above and beyond to make you feel like a treasured guest. Each guest room is equipped with a distinctive stone fireplace as well as an upscale bathroom with heated floors. Relax on the rooftop terrace with your friends or business associates, or take time out for yourself at the full-service spa and salon.

Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa

If lakefront accommodations are at the top of your list, you'll love Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa. This South Lake Tahoe hotel hosts free summer concerts on its own private beach. Each guest room offers free Wi-Fi (fees may apply), cable television and a full kitchen for your convenience. Ask for a room with a lake view for an extra special stay.

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

The Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel offers spacious guest rooms featuring private bedrooms with a separate living room. The resort also provides a full breakfast buffet and a Manager's Reception with free drinks and light snacks in the evening.

Travel Information

Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is about 40 miles away in Reno, Nevada. Whether you drive from Reno or the two hour journey from Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in the winter, make sure that you've checked the local traffic information for possible snow chain requirements.

Recently booked South Lake Tahoe hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Aston Lakeland Village Beach and Mountain Resort 1 hour ago 3 stars $109
The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe 1 hour ago 3 stars $89
Days Inn South Lake Tahoe 2 hours ago 2 stars $39
Paradice Motel 3 hours ago 3 stars $118
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel 3 hours ago 4 stars $139
Basecamp Hotel 3 hours ago 3 stars $97
Camp Richardson Resort & Marina 4 hours ago 3 stars $65
Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa 5 hours ago 3 stars $129
Stardust Lodge 6 hours ago 3 stars $109
Avalon Lodge 6 hours ago 3 stars $98

Recently Rated South Lake Tahoe Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Pinewood Inn
2.7 / 5
56 reviews
1 star $19
Travelers Inn and Suites South Lake Tahoe
2.5 / 5
22 reviews
1 star $45
Aston Lakeland Village Beach and Mountain Resort
4.2 / 5
78 reviews
3 stars $109
Big Pines Mountain House
3.6 / 5
123 reviews
2 stars $26
The Blue Lake Inn at The Heavenly Village
3.2 / 5
186 reviews
2 stars $29
Holiday Inn Express SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
4.3 / 5
48 reviews
3 stars $93
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
4.1 / 5
108 reviews
4 stars $139
Park Tahoe Inn
3.3 / 5
223 reviews
3 stars $44
3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club
3.8 / 5
216 reviews
2 stars $39
Basecamp Hotel
4.0 / 5
6 reviews
3 stars $97

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From $139

1 Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

4 stars
4.1 / 5 108 reviews

4130 Lake Tahoe Boulevard Map

Prime location, access to outdoors and space for large groups, weddingsFall, winter, spring and summer, the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is right in the middle of everything Lake Tahoe has to... More

Great value
Huge modern rooms, central location. Breakfast is terrible though
Nov 30, 2014
From $26

2 Big Pines Mountain House

2 stars
3.6 / 5 123 reviews

4083 Cedar Avenue Map

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Warm and homey family- and pet-friendly resort in scenic Lake TahoeA friendly staff greets guests at this homey resort. From the Big Pines Mountain House, it is a two-minute walk to the shore of... More

Good location
Hotel is located near casinos,beach and Heavenly Valley ski resort gondola. There is a variety of restaurants within walking distance. Hotel is old but it was clean. Plenty of hot water for...
Dec 4, 2014
From $89

3 The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe

3 stars
3.8 / 5 126 reviews

3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd Map

This 262-room, lakefront property is located on seven acres in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. A 500-ft beach, 1000-ft pier, two restaurants with indoor and outdoor dining, and breathtaking views... More

Perfect location & great for pets
The positives: Amazing location, room was very clean, Starbucks coffee in room to brew in the morning, all employees were very kind & welcoming, free parking & the best part was how accommodating...
Sep 17, 2014
From $44

4 Park Tahoe Inn

3 stars
3.3 / 5 223 reviews

4011 Lake Tahoe Blvd Map

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Lake Tahoe green inn near skiing and moreAn Award of Excellence for Outstanding Design from the city of South Lake Tahoe makes the 116-room Park Tahoe Inn stand out in the crowd. The inn was... More

Thanksgiving weekend
We stayed here for one night, great location with nice and friendly staff. This place did get pretty noisy (right next to the main road).
Nov 30, 2014
From $129

5 Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa

3 stars
3.9 / 5 60 reviews

930 Bal Bijou Rd. Map

Lake views in all rooms at South Lake Tahoe's only all-lakefront lodge Every room at the all-lakefront Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa, the only such property in South Lake Tahoe, features lake... More

Great location
A standard hotel with a great location. It worked for what we wanted.
Jul 9, 2014
From $109

6 Aston Lakeland Village Beach and Mountain Resort

3 stars
4.2 / 5 78 reviews

3535 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Map

Lakeland Village Beach & Mountain Resort is Tahoe's premier condominium resort featuring hotel amenities. Free private shuttles bring you to all the action of Heavenly Mountain Resort, Heavenly... More

Great Value-huge townhouse!
My only real complaint would be the fact that the due to the wood beam floors and ceilings it was impossible to sleep if people were walking around upstairs. I ran two fans so that my daughter...
Dec 5, 2014
From $96

7 Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village

3 stars
3.7 / 5 87 reviews

One Lake Parkway Map

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Intimate alpine setting at resort adjacent to Heavenly VillageIn the heart of South Lake Tahoe's Heavenly Village and just steps to the Nevada casinos and the Heavenly Ski Resort gondola, the... More

Fun Trip
We always stay here and have an excellent experience. The suite rooms are large and feel very cabin like.
Oct 21, 2014
From $39

8 3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club

2 stars
3.8 / 5 216 reviews

931 Park Ave Map

Rustic pet-friendly resort with modern updates, private beach accessLocated right off Lake Tahoe Boulevard and just two blocks from the south shore of Lake Tahoe, this woodsy property features cozy... More

Holiday Weekend
Everything was satisfactory. Not a 5-star but we were satisfied and would stay there again. Ear plugs needed at night - irresponsible pet owners who left their dogs alone in their room. Dawn at the...
Nov 30, 2014
From $106

9 Inn By The Lake

3 stars
3.8 / 5 78 reviews

3300 Lake Tahoe Blvd Map

Fall Special

Priceless views and fun at beautifully landscaped boutique resort Within walking distance of casinos, restaurants, bowling, movie theaters and Lake Tahoe, the Inn by the Lake is centrally located... More

Decent stay
Hotel was fine. We didn't have any issues other than the room above us being pretty loud out on their balcony late at night but that can happen anywhere.
Nov 27, 2014
From $98

10 Avalon Lodge

3 stars
3.9 / 5 14 reviews

4075 Manzanita Avenue Map

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Relaxing Lake Tahoe retreat with outdoor pool and spa Set in a desirable South Lake Tahoe neighborhood, and just a stroll from the Heavenly gondola, the Avalon Lodge is next to some of the finest... More

weekend getaway
When we checked into the hotel we were greeted by Ann who was so friendly and helpful with questions. Our room was very clean, with fridge and microwave and coffee for the morning. They offered...
Sep 3, 2014
From $29

11 The Blue Lake Inn at The Heavenly Village

2 stars
3.2 / 5 186 reviews

944 Friday Ave Map

Walk to Lake Tahoe and Heavenly Mountain Resort gondola Location is one big draw for this affordable inn that guests routinely describe as both clean and convenient. Whether guests have come to... More

Stiff uncomfortable beds
The beds are terrible. They are about as hard as the floor. I asked to move to another room and they said all the beds were the same. I had to leave early because my back couldnt take it. do not...
Dec 1, 2014
From $189

12 The Landing Lake Tahoe Resort and Spa

5 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

4104 Lakeshore Blvd. Map

Situated on Lake Tahoes beautiful South Shore, discriminating travelers will find the newly constructed Landing Resort and Spa. A family owned resort that is renowned for exceptional... More

Beautiful Hotel
I was pleasantly surprised! I loved everything about it
Sep 15, 2014
From $32

13 Knights Inn South Lake Tahoe

2 stars
2.7 / 5 59 reviews

3600 Lake Tahoe Blvd Map

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Complimentary breakfast close to skiing and beach in South Lake TahoeSuper 8 South Lake Tahoe is walking distance to the variety of water sports activities found at Ski Run Marina and just one mile... More

fun location
It could have been a bit cleaner but it was comfortable and a good value.
Nov 23, 2014
From $103

14 968 Park Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 43 reviews

968 Park Ave Map

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Eco-chic boutique hotel in South Lake TahoeLocated steps away from the Heavenly Mountain Resort and gondola, Harrah's and Harvey's casinos and Edgewood golf Course, the 968 Park Hotel is unlike any... More

Fun Place to Stay!
Pool with cabanas, check. Cool cafe and pub downstairs with live music and happy hour, check. Charming room with reclaimed wood details, check. Overall a great place to stay. Would be fun to go...
Aug 11, 2014
From $96

15 Americana Village Suites

3 stars
4.2 / 5 17 reviews

3845 Pioneer Trail Map

Americana Village Suites is a 74 unit all-suite property half mi from the casinos and the Heavenly Gondola. Our Year Round Heated Pool is kept at a luxurious 86. Kids young and old love to play in... More

Mixed bag
The hotel is located near the village, but off of the noisy main drag. The property is a big aged, and the room layouts are kind of odd,especially the step s down to the kitcheonette and...
Aug 11, 2014
From $97

16 Basecamp Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 6 reviews

4143 Cedar Avenue Map

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South Lake Tahoe's Basecamp is a new hotel that was built for exploring the incredible lakes, trails and mountains that the Lake Tahoe Basin has to offer. Basecamp is more than just a place to... More

Basecamp stay!!
Very friendly staff and comfortable rooms. Great price.
Nov 30, 2014
From $145

17 Marriott's Timber Lodge

4 stars
4.1 / 5 65 reviews

4100 Lake Tahoe Boulevard Map

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A grand resort at the base of Heavenly Mountain Resort's gondola Guests can make themselves right at home in the cozy, lodge-like lobby of the full-service Marriott's Timber Lodge. Relax in... More

Great location
This hotel was in a perfect location to enjoy all that South Shore has to offer. The gondola was steps away to go up to the top of Heavenly Ski resort - which has things going on no matter the time...
Aug 28, 2014
From $31

18 Americas Best Value Inn

2 stars
3.2 / 5 157 reviews

4107 Pine Boulevard Map

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AAA 3 Diamond inn, convenient to Lake Tahoe, golf, skiingA classic Tahoe inn, the Best Tahoe West appeals to guests who want a convenient location above all else. Special perks, such as access to a... More

a good stay by Lake Tahoe
the room was generally comfortable and clean. A lot of the furniture was kind of old but they were working on remodeling.some of the nice bonuses were Restaurant coupons, directions, a spot to...
Oct 11, 2014
From $93

19 Holiday Inn Express SOUTH LAKE TAHOE

3 stars
4.3 / 5 48 reviews

3961 Lake Tahoe Boulevard Map

Enjoy a free hot breakfast, swimming pool, hot tub and sauna Top-notch ski resorts and boating are within a short drive of the South Lake Tahoe Holiday Inn Express, making it a perfect spot to... More

There is great and clean! I have fun with my best friend!
Dec 1, 2014
From $140

20 Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe - studios, 1 & 2 bedrooms

3 stars
4.4 / 5 73 reviews

1001 Heavenly Village Way Map

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Luxury studios, one- and two-bedroom villas in South Lake TahoeOne of South Lake Tahoe's most luxurious resorts, the Grand Residences by Marriott offers pampering, shopping and world-class... More

Quick weekend getaway
I have stayed here before and have never been disappointed. It's a very nice place with a huge pool area to lounge.
Oct 1, 2014