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Get an overview of this hotelLuxurious slopeside resort with a full-service spa



Located in the mountains, this Northstar resort offers ski-in/ski-out access within 9 mi (15 km) of Brockway Summit, Kings Beach Miniature Golf, and Ponderosa Golf Course. Old Brockway Golf Course and Kings Beach State Recreation Area are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Resort Features

Ski into The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, where you can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge and comforts including a spa tub and a full-service spa.

Room Amenities

All 170 rooms boast fireplaces and deep soaking tubs, while also providing free WiFi, free wired Internet, and LCD TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find pillowtop beds, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

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 ski vacation with ski storage, skiing lessons, and ski equipment rentals. When the sun goes down, sip après-ski drinks in 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. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, a health club, and a 24-hour fitness center. Parking is available onsite for a 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 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • 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 
  • Health club 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1394 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15,000 
  • 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 
  • Children's pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • 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

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

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.

Café 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 children's pool. Other recreational amenities include ski-in/ski-out access, a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Aerobics 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.

  • Body treatments 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • 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 requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed

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.

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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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