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10 Best Hotels in Lake Tahoe

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
3.5 out of 5
50 Highway 50, Stateline, NV
AU$88
per night
4 May - 5 May
16.94 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (5,665 reviews)

"They let us check in early and was in close walking distance to everything."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
AU$184
per night
5 May - 6 May
17.26 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (6,887 reviews)

"Rooms were comfoable. Staff was extremely attentive."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
Harveys Resort & Casino
4 out of 5
Hwy 50 And Stateline Ave, Stateline, NV
AU$95
per night
5 May - 6 May
17.15 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (7,304 reviews)

"The property was accommodating to us for last minute needs. The staff were nice and made sure they took care of us."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Harveys Resort & Casino
Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
901 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
AU$90
per night
4 May - 5 May
17.48 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (1,879 reviews)

"Beautiful property, rooms are awesome with full kitchen and fireplace. Beautiful view, the pools are nice (indoor and outdoor) and the restaurant is tasty. Bartender sure knows how to pour!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts
MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
4 out of 5
55 Highway 50, Stateline, NV
AU$134
per night
3 May - 4 May
16.99 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (3,244 reviews)

"Loved the large shower in the bathroom. And the bed was very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020

MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
3 out of 5
931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
AU$81
per night
28 Apr. - 29 Apr.
17.29 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (5,533 reviews)

"Our room was cozy and appealing and staff was happy to be helpful."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
4 out of 5
111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, NV
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17.73 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,660 reviews)

"Beautiful lodge type setting. Grand entry with beautiful woodwork."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2020

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
Northstar Lodge By Welk Resorts
4.5 out of 5
970 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA
AU$250
per night
3 May - 4 May
21.34 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (463 reviews)
Wonderful Stay

"The property was beautiful and the staff was on top of it. I would stay here again. It was a wonderful trip."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Northstar Lodge By Welk Resorts
Resort at Squaw Creek
4 out of 5
400 Squaw Creek Road, Olympic Valley, CA
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19.63 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,388 reviews)

"Friendly staff and very accommodating on late check-out."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Resort at Squaw Creek
Harrah's Lake Tahoe Resort & Casino
4 out of 5
15 Hwy 50, Stateline, NV
AU$140
per night
4 May - 5 May
17.07 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (2,287 reviews)

"Loved that it had two bathrooms! Everything was clean and that made me happy!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Lake Tahoe

Travelers to Lake Tahoe give high marks for the lakeside setting, ski areas, and casinos. This city also attracts tourists with its mountain views, live music, and entertainment choices. Top sights in the city include Heavenly Ski Resort, Northstar California Resort, and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.

  • There are 3511 hotels and other accommodations in Lake Tahoe
  • The closest major airport is in Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL) 22.9 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe) 26.6 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Lake Tahoe

Well known for its live music scene, the city's cultural venues include Tahoe Maritime Museum, Gatekeeper's Museum, and Watson Cabin Museum. The lakeside, mountain views, and hiking trails highlight the city's natural beauty, and Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park, Meeks Bay Beach, and Zephyr Cove Beach are worth a visit. Skiing, snowboarding, and camping are top activities, while sights to visit include Heavenly Ski Resort, Northstar California Resort, and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.

In Lake Tahoe, you'll find 3511 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. These are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and a golf course, along with an in-room fireplace. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and bar.
  • Cedar Crest Cottages - This 4-star cottage features free WiFi, free parking, and concierge services.
  • Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly - Amenities at this 3-star hotel include free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

In the surrounding area, popular places to see include Nevada State Railroad Museum, located 14.7 mi (23.6 from the heart of the city, and Nevada Governor's Mansion, which is 14.7 mi (23.7 away.

Getting Around Lake Tahoe

To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Truckee Station. Lake Tahoe might not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Lake Tahoe

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 59°F during the day and 21°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 86°F, while the average at night is 31°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 74°F with nighttime averages of 21°F
  • About 8.39 inches of rain falls on Lake Tahoe each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 88°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 22°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Lake Tahoe?
The Cedar House Sport Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star resort offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend Black Bear Lodge and The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Lake Tahoe, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Lake Tahoe.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Lake Tahoe?
Based on reviews, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Heavenly Village Area is a popular 1.5-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free parking and laundry facilities. Other options to stay on the cheap include Pinewood Inn and Alpine Inn and Spa.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Lake Tahoe?
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is a top 3.5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other options to stay with the children include 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club and Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino. Also, attractions such as Lake Tahoe Balloons and Kings Beach Miniature Golf are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Lake Tahoe?
The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe is a favourite 3.5-star resort for couples, and features 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino and Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Lake Tahoe?
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a seasonal outdoor pool and concierge services for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe and Rodeway Inn South Lake Tahoe.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Lake Tahoe?
The Cedar House Sport Hotel is a top beachfront property with a seasonal outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good options to stay near the beach include Tahoe Beach and Ski and The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Zephyr Cove Beach or Lakeside Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Lake Tahoe?
The Landing Resort & Spa is a 4.5-star resort with a beachfront restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Lake Tahoe?
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is a favourite 3.5-star resort with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Basecamp Tahoe City and Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best hotel if you want to visit the local casinos in Lake Tahoe?
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is a 3.5-star resort featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice near the casinos. Other good options to be near the gaming action include Tahoe Biltmore Lodge & Casino and Border House at Crystal Bay.
What's the best golf hotel in Lake Tahoe?
Resort at Squaw Creek is a top 4-star resort that has a golf course and features 3 outdoor pools. Another good option is Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. Visit Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, Resort at Squaw Creek Golf Course or Lake Tahoe Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.
Where's the best place to stay for a trip to the slopes in Lake Tahoe?
Based on our travel data, 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club is a top 3-star hotel for skiing, and features free WiFi and in-room fridges. Other good options for your stay near the slopes include The Village at Squaw Valley and Parkside Inn at Incline. Spend your days on the slopes by visiting Northstar California Resort, Heavenly Ski Resort or Sugar Bowl.

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