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Americas Best Value Inn Lake Tahoe-Tahoe City
2 out of 5
455 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £98 per night
0.13 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (838 reviews)

"We loved that our room had a view of the beautiful golf course and a patio so we could sit outside to enjoy it. The bed was comfy and the room was very clean. The only negative was that we were across from the cleaning room so there was a little extra noise in the morning. Other than that, we’d definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Lake Tahoe-Tahoe City
Pepper Tree Inn
3 out of 5
645 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA
The price is £108 per night
0.05 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (967 reviews)

"The location is the best. Tahoe City is the best place to be when in Tahoe. So much to explore and everything is walkable. The rooms are a little small and not fancy. But, it's good with the prices."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2020

Pepper Tree Inn
Granlibakken Tahoe
3 out of 5
725 Granlibakken Road, PO Box 6329, Tahoe City, CA
The price is £220 per night
1.16 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (453 reviews)

"My husband and I stayed here one night while hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail. They were extremely helpful and kind. We arrived to the hotel in the morning after hiking in, and they allowed us to shower at their facilities before our room was ready, and then check in early once the room was prepared. Their ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Granlibakken Tahoe

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Basecamp Tahoe City
3 out of 5
955 North Lake Blvd, P.O. Box 6328, Tahoe City, CA
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0.22 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (346 reviews)

"Basic, clean, surprisingly very comfortable bed. Perfect for a quick trip to Tahoe."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jun 2020

Basecamp Tahoe City
Mandala by RedAwning
4 out of 5
2560 Lake Forest Road, Tahoe City, CA
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1.41 mi from city centre
Mandala by RedAwning
The Love Nest: Tahoe City Home by RedAwning
2670 Cedar Ln, Tahoe City, CA
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3.48 mi from city centre
3/5 (1 review)

"The house was nice, and well located. Insolation in the house was poor and the downstairs was freezing. Could not imagine it in the winter. I had to clean the kitchen floor when we first arrived because it was sticky and filthy. Normally I would not mind this at all but for such a crazy cleaning ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 May 2019

The Love Nest: Tahoe City Home by RedAwning
River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant
2.5 out of 5
2285 River Road, Tahoe City, CA
The price is £170 per night
3.11 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (125 reviews)

"Enjoyable riverfront location and a historic lodge. The atmosphere at the River Ranch Lodge is bustling during the day when rafters are coming off the river and the back patio is full of guests enjoying the bar and lunch/ dinner menu items but by night time the crowds are gone and guests are treated ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant
Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge
3 out of 5
1850 West Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA
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The price is £218 per night
2.39 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (289 reviews)

"We booked this hotel at a friend's recommendation. It wasn't exactly what I expected. There's a restaurant on the first floor, and there's noise in the evening. The location is outside of Tahoe City main street, away from the shops and other restaurants. That said, the lodge is indeed on lake front ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2020

Sunnyside Restaurant & Lodge
The Cottage Inn
2.5 out of 5
1690 W. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA
The price is £142 per night
2.24 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (168 reviews)

"Kimberly was great. Kind considerate and made our short stay and pleasant."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

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Visiting Lake Tahoe

Travellers to Lake Tahoe give high marks for the lakeside setting, ski areas and casinos. This cosy city also attracts tourists with its mountain views and entertainment. Top sights in the city include Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village.

  • There are 3944 hotels and other accommodation options in Lake Tahoe
  • The closest major airport is in Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), 14.2 mi (22.9 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), 16.5 mi (26.6 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Lake Tahoe

Cultural venues in the city include UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, Tahoe Maritime Museum and Gatekeeper's Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like Commercial Row, Hellman-Ehrman Mansion and St. Nicholas Episcopal Church. The lakes, hiking trails and mountains highlight the city's natural beauty, and Lake Tahoe-Nevada State Park, Donner Lake and Zephyr Cove Beach are worth a visit.

In Kings Beach, there are 3944 hotels and other accommodation choices so you can easily plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • 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 kitchenette. Expedia travellers love its central location and quiet rooms.
  • Black Bear Lodge - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this lodge. This 4-star lodge features free WiFi, free parking and a bar.
  • 7 Seas Inn at Tahoe - This 3-star bed & breakfast in Lakeside Park features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and beach locale.

Other favourite sights in Lake Tahoe include Heavenly Gondola, The Shops at Heavenly Village and Heavenly Ski Resort. Outside the city, top places to visit include Nevada State Railroad Museum, located 14.7 mi (23.6 km) from the city centre, and Nevada Governor's Mansion, which is 14.7 mi (23.7 km) away.

Getting around Lake Tahoe

If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Truckee Station. Lake Tahoe might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Lake Tahoe

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 15°C and the night-time average to be -6°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 30°C during the day and 0°C at night
  • July to September averages 33°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 24°C during the day and -6°C at night
  • About 235.20 millimetres of rain falls on Lake Tahoe each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 31°C, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of -5°C

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 a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Black Bear Lodge and Doc’s Cottages 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, 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 to stay on the cheap include Travel Inn and Stateline Economy Inn & Suites.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Lake Tahoe?
Resort at Squaw Creek is a top 4-star resort on Expedia for families, and features 3 outdoor pools and 5 restaurants. Other options to stay with the children include Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel and The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe. Also, attractions such as Lake Tahoe Balloons and Magic Carpet Golf are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Lake Tahoe?
POSTMARC Hotel and Spa Suites is a favourite hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and bathrobes. Other good options for your romantic getaway include The Landing Resort & Spa and Secrets Inn Lake Tahoe.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in 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 options for you and your pet include Hotel Azure and Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in 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 options to stay near the beach include 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club and Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel. 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. Another upscale choice for your holiday is The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in 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 two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best hotel if you want to visit the local casinos in 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 be near the gaming action include Harveys Resort & Casino and Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel.
What's the best golf hotel in 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. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Edgewood Tahoe Resort and Resort at Squaw Creek. Visit Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, Resort at Squaw Creek Golf Course or Lake Tahoe Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.
What are some accommodations with pools in 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 that offer an on-site pool include MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa and 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club.

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