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Located within a 5-minute walk of Bijou Golf Course, Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe is within a 15-minute stroll of Ski Run Marina. This 25-room motel welcomes guests with free breakfast and conveniences like an outdoor pool and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in South Lake Tahoe, the motel is also a short walk from Campground by the Lake and El Dorado Beach.


Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning.


All of Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe's 25 rooms are individually furnished and have an array of amenities, including washers/dryers, microwaves, and refrigerators. Guests can expect free WiFi and 42-inch LCD TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls are also standard.

Property features

Renovated in 2013, Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff always at the ready. Other amenities at this ski motel include express check-in, express check-out, and free newspapers.


  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This ski motel also offers an outdoor pool, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in June 2013.

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 25 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe offers 25 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and complimentary newspapers. Each accommodation is individually furnished. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This South Lake Tahoe motel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Individually furnished 
  • LCD TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per night, plus a one-time cleaning fee of USD 20.00 and a deposit of USD 100.00 per night
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per night plus USD 20.00 one-time cleaning fee
  • Early check-in fee: USD 20.00
  • Late check-out fee: USD 20.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

One child 10 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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