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Located in Northstar, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is within a 15-minute drive of Brockway Summit and Ponderosa Golf Course. This 170-room, 5-star resort welcomes business and leisure travelers with 2 outdoor pools, ski-in/ski-out access, and a full-service spa. It's in the mountains and also within a 15-minute drive of Old Brockway Golf Course.


Have a drink at the bar or enjoy dining at one of 5 onsite restaurants like Manzanita, which specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


The 170 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including fireplaces, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, plus LCD TVs with digital channels and first-run movies. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and down comforters, and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include free newspapers, free bottled water, and laptop-compatible safes.

Property features

Awarded Conde Nast Top 100 List status in 2014, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe features ski-in/ski-out access, a full-service spa, and 2 outdoor pools. Valet parking is available for USD 39 per night, and there's also limo/town car service. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this ski resort include a 24-hour fitness center, a spa tub, and a sauna.


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa
  • Ski-in/ski-out access

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

During the winter, enjoy onsite recreation like downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding and return when the snow melts for hiking/biking trails and mountain biking. After a day on the slopes, indulge in a treatment at the full-service spa, soothe your muscles in the spa tub, or take an invigorating swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe helps provide the perfect winter holiday with ski storage, skiing lessons, and ski equipment rentals. At the end of the day, order après-ski drinks at the resort's bar.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. This luxury resort also offers a children's club, a 24-hour fitness center, and a sauna. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is a smoke-free property.

  • Spa services on site 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 170 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Children's club 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15,000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Ski storage 
  • Ski passes available 
  • Ski-in/ski-out access 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe offers 170 air-conditioned accommodations with fireplaces and minibars. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium digital channels, first-run movies, and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Truckee resort provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Fireplace 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • First-run movies 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Manzanita - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Californian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

The Backyard Bar & BBQ - This restaurant specializes in barbecue and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Cafe Blue - This café serves breakfast, lunch, and light fare.

Highlands Bar - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include ski-in/ski-out access, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Ski equipment rentals on site 
  • Ski lessons on site 
  • Cross-country skiing on site 
  • Downhill skiing on site 
  • Snowboarding on site 
  • Snowshoeing on site 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Snow tubing on site 

Spa Services

The onsite spa has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 250 per accommodation, per stay
  • Dogs only

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 30.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Internet access
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge/valet service
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 39 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 250 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Lake Tahoe Ritz-Carlton
  • Ritz-Carlton Lake
  • Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe
  • Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe Hotel Truckee
  • Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe Truckee
  • Ritz-Carlton Tahoe
  • Tahoe Ritz-Carlton
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe Hotel Truckee

We should mention

Children 13 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.

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