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What travelers to South Lake Tahoe are saying

Got beat up at heavenly by 4-5 guys for not being a local on the terrain park.. Serurity was friends with them and let them go.. I'm in the process of filing a lawsuit I don't pay 600.00+ a year at 40 years old to be beat up for riding where I paid to ride..
Bob cannas Dec 3, 2015
One of the most beautiful places you can visit
Andrew M. Jul 27, 2015
It was fun and we enjoyed it alot
juanis Oct 13, 2015

Hotels in South Lake Tahoe

When visiting Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, stop at the Visitors’ Authority in South Shore, California. There, you can pick up free maps and brochures, and staff are available during daytime hours to answer any questions about the region. The nightlife is always hot in South Lake Tahoe, and daytime outdoor activities are plentiful year-round. Skiing and snowboarding at Heavenly Valley Mountain Resort provide winter fun, and in the warmer months, you can opt for hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail.

Key facts

The United States Forest Service operates several summer campgrounds and beaches in the Lake Tahoe basin. Bliss State park is located on Highway 89, a few miles north of Emerald Bay, and offers 150 campsites by reservation only, along with day use beaches. The Tahoe Bike Coalition will provide you with necessary information about biking on the south shore. Waterfront lodgings are plentiful, and will offer you views out across Lake Tahoe.

Hints and tips

Each summer in South Lake Tahoe, visitors enjoy cultural events like the Valhalla Renaissance Faire at Camp Richardson, and Sample the Sierra festival at the Bijou Community Park. The Tallac Estates holds concerts, and there is an easy one-mile hike in to see Vikingholms Castle at Emerald Bay. Expect the summer daytime high temperatures to range from 75 to 85 degrees, while the nightly lows can drop into the 40s.

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Cheap South Lake Tahoe Hotels

From $64

1 Park Tahoe Inn

3 stars
3.7 / 5 18 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California


All the little details that make the difference between an ordinary visit and a spectacular experience are yours. Embrace the romance and adventure while the beauty and grace surround you at the...

Mixed experience
Location is perfect, but rooms are in need of work. Carpet was not clean. Room service missed cleaning of our room on our second night stay, so we had to ask front desk to deliver a set of towel....
Dec 1, 2015
Perfect location for a short getaway.
We loved the location. My daughter in law and I took a girls weekend away and appreciated the easy (well lit) walk over to the shopping area, Starbucks, and restaurants. The room was warm and cozy,...
Nov 10, 2015
From $127

2 The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe

3 stars
4.2 / 5 14 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

This 262-room, lakefront property is located on seven acres in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. A 500-ft beach, 1000-ft pier, two restaurants with indoor and outdoor dining, and breathtaking views...

Fun Family Trip
Overall this was a good hotel. I upgraded to the full lake and mountain view and I must say that to wake up to this view is breathtaking! The beds however were very hard and the pillows were not...
Dec 1, 2015
On our way to a wedding
We were invited to a wedding I wanted to stay some where with a lake view, and I am glad we were off the beaten path. The view was beautiful, the staff at the hotel and both restaurants were very...
Sep 17, 2015
From $41

3 Tahoe Beach and Ski

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

South Lake Tahoe, California

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Situated along a private beach setting in South Lake Tahoe, California, Tahoe Beach and Ski offers a unique vacation experience. Soak up the sun at the resort's magnificent private beach or...

From $65

4 Bluelake Inn at Heavenly Village

2 stars
3.7 / 5 15 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

The Bluelake Inn at Heavenly Village is located 1 block from the Heavenly Gondola, less than 2 blocks to the Casinos, and 4 blocks to beautiful Lake Tahoe. The Bluelake Inn is ideal for groups,...

A good place to stay.
Simple but clean and comfortable. Well worth the price and a great location. Breakfast was adequate
Jul 16, 2015
Good stay
I booked three rooms for my group in a weekend ski trip, we got a upgrade to double queen with kitchen, unfortunately the heater in our room is not good, so the night is kind of cold. Other things...
Feb 11, 2015
From $59

5 3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club

3 stars
4.2 / 5 13 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

The 3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club is a top South Lake Tahoe hotel which offers non-smoking classic cabin-style Tahoe hotel accommodations for a great Sierra mountain vacation experience. Beautiful...

From $89

6 Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort

3 stars
3.8 / 5 6 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

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Lake Tahoe Resort has an alpine ski chalet architecture. Each unit can be rented as a two bedroom suite with fully equipped kitchen or separated into a one bedroom suite - one king bed with kitchen...

From $50

7 Lake Tahoe Ambassador Lodge

2 stars
2.8 / 5

South Lake Tahoe, California

The Ambassador Motor Lodge is located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, and is nestled in between large pine and poplar trees - only blocks away from the shores of Lake Tahoe. The property is...

8 968 Park Hotel

3 stars
2.0 / 5 2 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

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Discover Lake Tahoe's Newest Hotel---the 968 Park. Merging an aggressive eco-plan with intimate boutique design, the 968 is proud to be Tahoe's 'Green' affordable boutique. Located less than...

From $155

9 Tahoe Chalet Inn

2 stars
3.0 / 5

South Lake Tahoe, California

Welcome to Tahoe Chalet Inn the theme inn. For the real Lake Tahoe experience stay with us. Located centrally and within walking distance of everything you want to do in beautiful Lake Tahoe. We...

From $112

10 Inn By The Lake

3 stars
3.3 / 5 7 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

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Exquisite lake views and genuine hospitality await you at the Inn by the Lake. This Alpine hotel is in South Lake Tahoe, conveniently located across the street from Lake Tahoe and five minutes to...

Not a satisfied traveler
My husband and I went out to Tahoe for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary. We arrived at the hotel at 2:30 and were told by the gal at the front desk that we could not have our room until 4pm...
Sep 15, 2015
Decent stay
Hotel was fine. We didn't have any issues other than the room above us being pretty loud out on their balcony late at night but that can happen anywhere.
Nov 27, 2014
From $141

11 Tahoe Beach and Ski Club

3 stars
4.0 / 5

South Lake Tahoe, California

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Come experience our quiet, lakefront retreat just outside of downtown South Lake Tahoe. In summer, relax on our private, 400-foot beach while your kids play in the water. Or take our kayaks out on...

From $47

12 Econo Lodge Heavenly Village Area

2 stars
2.0 / 5 2 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

Within walking distance of Lake Tahoe. One half mile from the casinos. Only 1 mile from the famous Heavenly Valley Ski Resort. All guest rooms are individually climate controlled, complimentary...

From $129

13 Aston Lakeland Village Beach and Mountain Resort

3 stars
4.2 / 5 9 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

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Lakeland Village Beach & Mountain Resort is Tahoe's premier condominium resort featuring hotel amenities. Free private shuttles bring you to all the action of Heavenly Mountain Resort, Heavenly...

Family trip
Stay was very nice. We had enough room for our family. We went to the lake which was next to the hotel. We went ski at Sierra mountain. Staff was helpful and friendly.
Aug 12, 2015
Very nice hotel
Very nice hotel especially with the kitchenette. Will return.
Apr 13, 2015
From $161

14 Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa

3 stars
4.2 / 5 5 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

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All-lakefront property offering hotel rooms and condos. All accommodations have a full view of Lake Tahoe. The lodge hotel rooms offer gas burning fireplaces with balconies or patios, some with...

Great location
Staff very friendly, location and view couldn't be better. Highly recommend
Jul 28, 2015
perfect location
Hotel staff was wonderful the room was clean and the location was perfect
Jan 14, 2015
From $49

15 Americas Best Value Inn

2 stars
3.5 / 5 17 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

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Welcome to AMERICAS BEST VALUE INN-CASINO CENTER LAKE TAHOE. Our attractively landscaped Lake Tahoe style inn is ideally located only two blocks to famous Nevada Casinos like...

Great value for the $$
I brought my Tasmanian cousins to Lake Tahoe and didn't feel the need to overspend, as the real attractions are outside. We walked to the casinos and played in the snow and then went back to our...
Dec 1, 2015
Nice and clean
Very nice and clean and 100% recomendable hotel staff very nice.
Dec 1, 2014
From $47

16 Big Pines Mountain House

2 stars
3.8 / 5 13 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

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Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe is surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery the Sierra Mountain range and Lake Tahoe have to offer. Steps to world class skiing, seasonal private beach...

Great location, just older
The location is great! Walked to the casinos and the main shopping areas by Heavenly village. It is older... definitely 2 star hotel. Don't expect much. Small stall shower. Thought I was booking a...
Oct 29, 2015
it exceed the expectations
I thought it would be not so good but cheap, however it was really good. I like it and recommend it. thanks.
Oct 15, 2015
From $172

17 Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 13 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel in South Lake Tahoe, California, is one of the most popular establishments in the destination. Located at the base of Heavenly Mountain, the hotel boasts spectacular views...

Family trip
Great place family enjoyed their stay. Rooms were big enough for my family of 5. We will be coming back again
Jan 28, 2016
Good first experience with Tahoe
Hotel is in a great location near Heavenly Village and the gondola up to the mountain. There's plenty of shops, restaurants, casinos, bike rentals, movie theater, mini-golf, etc. nearby as well,...
Aug 24, 2015
From $43

18 Alpine Inn and Spa

1 star
2.8 / 5 4 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

The Alpine Inn and Spa is located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. We are nestled in between large pine and popular trees, and only blocks away from the pristine shores of one of the largest lakes...

Not alpine, not a spa
the only thing that was good about this place was that I fell asleep. Noisy, dank, and uncomfortable, cold, the spa and pool under permanent reconstruction...and a suspicious rude guy too busy...
Mar 9, 2015
Perfect for a quick weekend
No complaints. Decent walking distance and quick driving distance from hotels, shopping, etc.
Jan 28, 2015
From $217

19 Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe - studios, 1 & 2 bedrooms

3 stars
4.8 / 5 5 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

Rate includes hotel credit

Set within the bustling Heavenly Village, Marriott Grand Residence Club, Lake Tahoe is one of South Lake Tahoe's most desirable destinations. Located just steps from the high-speed Heavenly gondola...

From $69

20 Stateline Economy Inn and Suites

1 star
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

South Lake Tahoe, California

Stateline Economy Inn and Suites is a South Lake Tahoe Motel located across the street from Heavenly Ski Resorts Gondola and the Marriott complex with shopping, dining and entertainment. Gambling,...

Last minute trip
Considering I booked it that day, it was awesome that I got a room for that price practically looking over Lake Tahoe it was a very close walk to the beach! And the casinos!
Jul 29, 2014