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10 Best Hotels in South Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is AU$195 per night
7.28 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (3,429 reviews)

"The front desk staff were absolutely great, customer service was excellent!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2020

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
Hotel Becket Lake Tahoe, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3 out of 5
4003 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$156 per night
6.87 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (972 reviews)

"Fabulous location, easy check in. Rooms have been renovated so very pleasant and beds are very Comfy, but a bit creaky. Would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2020

Hotel Becket Lake Tahoe, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
3 out of 5
931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is AU$169 per night
6.86 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (1,786 reviews)

"Very nice hotel and very clean the room a comfortable, the guest service at front desk was excellent"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club

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Basecamp South Lake Tahoe
3.5 out of 5
4143 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$252 per night
7.27 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"This place was amazing, everything was close by, very good prices, the rooms were perfect for me and my sisters family and my niece that tagged Along, definitely coming back to this one"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2020

Basecamp South Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
3901 Saddle Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is AU$114 per night
6.34 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (969 reviews)

"I appreciated the many amenities the resort offers. Though Covid restrictions prevented the use of some resort amenities (at no fault of the hotel), I could see how various types of travelers could enjoy their stay here. The rooms are older, but they are starting to renovate rooms. The renovations ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts
Station House Inn
2.5 out of 5
901 Park Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$243 per night
6.88 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (964 reviews)

"Room could have been vacuumed better and the bathroom light came on twice on its own in the middle of the night."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

Station House Inn
The Landing Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
4104 Lakeshore Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$361 per night
6.97 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (977 reviews)

"Awesome experience will definitely return in the future."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

The Landing Resort & Spa
Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
901 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$105 per night
5.67 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (1,910 reviews)

"Great location. Loved the rooms. Hotel was just overall a great place"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul. 2020

Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts
Big Pines Mountain House
2 out of 5
4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$141 per night
7.15 km from city centre
3.4/5Good! (972 reviews)

"Hotel was comfortable. Continental breakfast was included but not served due to covid. I think it would be a good idea if they have breakfast to go. Besides that, we had a good experience."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

Big Pines Mountain House
Hotel Azure
3 out of 5
3300 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$252 per night
4.52 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (981 reviews)

"Check in is very easy, very friendly staff and very close walking distance to restaurants. a great view of the lake from our room."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul. 2020

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Visiting South Lake Tahoe

Travelers to South Lake Tahoe give high marks for the lakeside setting, ski areas, and casinos. This city also attracts tourists with its mountain views and entertainment choices. Around the area, top sights include Heavenly Ski Resort, Kirkwood Mountain Resort, and Stewart Indian School.

  • You'll find 3316 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Lake Tahoe
  • The closest major airport is in Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL) 2.4 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe) 46.7 away

Sightseeing and Staying in South Lake Tahoe

The lakeside, hiking trails, and mountain views highlight the city's natural beauty, and Pope Beach, Bijou Community Park, and Regan Beach are worth a visit. Skiing, snowboarding, and camping are top activities, while sights to visit include Heavenly Ski Resort, Mt. Tallac Trail, and Patsy's Skilift. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Magic Carpet Golf and Lake Tahoe Balloons.

In South Lake Tahoe, there are 1324 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly - Amenities at this 3-star hotel include free WiFi and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • The Landing Resort and Spa - Our customers like the proximity to shopping and clean, comfortable rooms at this resort. This 4.5-star resort features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool.
  • Heavenly Valley Lodge - With a stay at this 2.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room fireplace. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Popular places to see around the area include Kirkwood Mountain Resort, located 16.2 mi (26.1 from the heart of the city, and Stewart Indian School, which is 19.4 mi (31.2 away.

Dressing for South Lake Tahoe

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 51°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 16°F
  • From April to June, the average is 77°F during the day and 25°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 82°F during the day and 31°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 69°F as the daytime average and 16°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for South Lake Tahoe is 20.35 inches
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 80°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 17°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in South Lake Tahoe?
Black Bear Lodge is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star lodge offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly and Alpenrose Inn.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in South Lake Tahoe, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals in South Lake Tahoe.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in South Lake Tahoe?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe, CA is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Travel Inn and Stateline Economy Inn & Suites.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to South 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 The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe and Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village. Also, attractions such as Lake Tahoe Balloons and Magic Carpet Golf are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday to South Lake Tahoe?
POSTMARC Hotel and Spa Suites is a favourite hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and bathrobes. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include The Landing Resort & Spa and Secrets Inn Lake Tahoe.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in South Lake Tahoe?
Big Pines Mountain House is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Hotel Azure and The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in South Lake Tahoe?
The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe is a top 3.5-star beachfront resort with 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for your beach trip include 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club and Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel. Head to Lakeside Beach or Pope Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in South 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. Another upscale option for your trip is Harveys Resort & Casino.
What's the best boutique accommodation in South Lake Tahoe?
The Landing Resort & Spa is a favourite 4.5-star resort with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a beachfront restaurant and a bar. 7 Seas Inn at Tahoe and Hotel Becket Lake Tahoe, Trademark Collection by Wyndham are other boutique-style choices.
What's the best accommodation option if you want to visit the local casinos in South Lake Tahoe?
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe is a top 3.5-star hotel featuring a casino and 2 restaurants. Other good options to try your luck include Harveys Resort & Casino and Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to South Lake Tahoe?
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe is a 3.5-star hotel featuring a casino and 2 restaurants, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Another good choice is Edgewood Tahoe Resort if you’d like to be close to a golf course while in town. Visit Lake Tahoe Golf Course, Tahoe Paradise Golf Course or Bijou Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.
What are some accommodations with pools in South Lake Tahoe?
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is a popular 3.5-star resort featuring an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast and a restaurant. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa and 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club.

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