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Blackjack Inn South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
985 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £50 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
4.3/5 Excellent! (572 reviews)
"Friendly fast check in. Clean comfortable room. Only issues: thin walls (can hear room next door talking), parking very tight, bathroom door has a gap."

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2021

Blackjack Inn South Lake Tahoe
POSTMARC Hotel and Spa Suites
2.5 out of 5
3696 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is £97 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
4.2/5 Excellent! (962 reviews)
"The room was quiet and comfortable"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2021

POSTMARC Hotel and Spa Suites
Bluelake Inn at Tahoe
2 out of 5
944 Friday Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £50 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
4.1/5 Very Good! (974 reviews)
"Great location, clean, friendly staff."

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2021

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe
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3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
3 out of 5
931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is £41 per night from 3 Nov to 3 Nov
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,653 reviews)
"Love the rooms (cute design and layouts, like a cross between modern home and cabin) with balconies, very comfy beds, jacuzzi, pool table, etc."

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2021

3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
High Country Lodge
2 out of 5
1227 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £43 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
3.8/5 Good! (474 reviews)
"I was very surprised that at such a low price point, both the room and bathroom were very spacious and clean. Our room was set back so far from the street that it was also the quietest room I’ve been in in a long time. Would highly recommend."

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2021

High Country Lodge
Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
3.5 out of 5
3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £115 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
3.7/5 Good! (1,241 reviews)
"By far the best hotel I have ever been to in Tahoe. Beautiful scenery awsome staff. The pictures do no Justice . Absolutely beautiful. Highly recommended!"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2021

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
Apex Inn
2 out of 5
1171 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £39 per night from 19 Nov to 19 Nov
3.7/5 Good! (500 reviews)
"This place is great"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2021

Apex Inn
Quality Inn South Lake Tahoe
2.5 out of 5
4127 Pine Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £71 per night from 28 Oct to 28 Oct
3.6/5 Good! (983 reviews)
"Conveniently located near main street."

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2021

Quality Inn South Lake Tahoe
Blue Jay Lodge
2 out of 5
4133 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £60 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
3.5/5 Good! (990 reviews)
"Located close to everything. We had a rental car but really did not need it to access a variety of activities and dining options."

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2021

Blue Jay Lodge
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Heavenly Village Area
2.5 out of 5
3860 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £44 per night from 3 Nov to 3 Nov
3.3/5 (580 reviews)
"I think it is too pricey for an average room!"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2021

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Heavenly Village Area
Big Pines Mountain House
2 out of 5
4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £62 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
3.3/5 (991 reviews)
"It was very close to the Village and the Lake"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2021

Big Pines Mountain House
Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe, CA
2 out of 5
2375 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £44 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
3.2/5 (981 reviews)
"Nice staff. Quick check in. Clean room"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2021

Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe, CA
Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is £77 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
3.2/5 (28 reviews)
"It was awesome place to stay."

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2021

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe
Travel Inn
2 out of 5
3536 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is £43 per night from 27 Oct to 27 Oct
3.2/5 (981 reviews)
"Cleaning"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2021

Travel Inn
Alpine Inn and Spa
3 out of 5
920 Stateline Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £59 per night from 17 Nov to 17 Nov
3.1/5 (990 reviews)
"It was a nice property. The jacuzzi/tub was really nice."

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2021

Alpine Inn and Spa
Pinewood Inn
2.5 out of 5
3818 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £39 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
2.9/5 (993 reviews)
"Cheap, clean and quiet. Good for workers on the Caldor fire."

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2021

Pinewood Inn
Lake Tahoe Ambassador Lodge
2 out of 5
4130 Manzanita Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
2.9/5 (636 reviews)
"Great location for Harvey’s outdoor concert venue."

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

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Stateline Economy Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
966 La Salle St, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £41 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
2.7/5 (888 reviews)
"Walking distance to shopping"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2021

Stateline Economy Inn & Suites
Days Inn by Wyndham South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
3530 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is £60 per night from 27 Oct to 27 Oct
2.5/5 (169 reviews)
"Clean place, friendly staff, great location. Though shower need a bit fixing to get hot water flowing."

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham South Lake Tahoe
Sunray Tahoe Hotel
2.5 out of 5
2659 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is £43 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
2.2/5 (305 reviews)
"The manager made sure our room was clean upon request before we arrived."

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2021

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Cheap Hotels in South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Heavenly Ski Resort, this destination is home to Bijou Community Park and Campground by the Lake, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for affordable places to stay in South Lake Tahoe, you can book your choice of the 49 budget accommodation options in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from bargain-minded travellers:

Stateline Economy Inn & Suites - 2-star motel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its spacious rooms and proximity to shops.

Alpine Inn and Spa - Customers like this 2.5-star hotel for its comfortable rooms and overall value. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe - At this 2-star beach motel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Reviews mention the central location and comfortable rooms.

Big Pines Mountain House - 2-star ski motel. You'll find free continental breakfast, free WiFi and an outdoor pool at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall value and comfortable rooms.

Planning Your Trip to South Lake Tahoe

Haven't picked your travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September and June, with an average temperature of 27°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February and November, with an average temperature of -9°F
  • Rainiest months: November, December, March and January, with an average rainfall of 74.25 inches
  • Driest months: August, July, June and September, with an average rainfall of 13.50 inches

Sightseeing In and Around South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe attracts visitors with its casino gaming and lakeside setting, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Heavenly Ski Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the area's cultural spots like Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum and Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, or get outdoors at Bijou Community Park.

Travellers also like South Lake Tahoe for its:
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Mountain views
  • Camping
  • Beaches
  • Excursions
  • Entertainment

Getting around South Lake Tahoe

The most convenient airport is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city centre in Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL). However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can look into flights to Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 29 mi (46.7 km) away. South Lake Tahoe might not have very many public transport choices so a car rental could be an economical alternative to explore the area.

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