Get an overview of this hotelMountain ski retreat with an outdoor pool

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Swimming pool


Conveniently near skiing facilities, this South Lake Tahoe motel is located in the city center, within 3 mi (5 km) of Bijou Golf Course and Heavenly Ski Resort, and close to winter sports such as snow tubing and sledding. Tahoe Queen and Ski Run Marina are also within 10 minutes.

Property Features

Start your day at Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe with a complimentary breakfast before a day on the slopes, and return to enjoy a dip in an outdoor pool.

Room Amenities

All rooms are individually furnished and offer free WiFi and free newspapers. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like washers/dryers and refrigerators.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This ski motel also offers an outdoor pool, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in June 2013.

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 25 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Washer/dryer  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Washer/dryer 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Individually furnished 
  • LCD TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 11 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 10 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per night, plus a one-time cleaning fee of USD 20.00 and a deposit of USD 100.00 per night
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per night plus USD 20.00 one-time cleaning fee
  • Early check-in fee: USD 20.00
  • Late check-out fee: USD 20.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe
  • Budget South Lake Tahoe

We should mention

One child 10 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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