River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board

Overview of River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant

River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant

2.5 out of 5

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
2285 River Road, Olympic Valley, CA, 96145

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDonner Lake20 min drive
  • Popular LocationMeeks Bay Beach22 min drive
  • Popular LocationKings Beach State Recreation Area29 min drive
  • AirportLake Tahoe, CA (TVL)54 min drive

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About this area

Olympic Valley

Located in Olympic Valley, River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant is in the mountains and on the waterfront. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Tahoe and Donner Lake. Olympic Museum and Tahoe Maritime Museum are also worth visiting. Enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking, skydiving, and hiking/biking trails, or hop on a bike rental nearby and explore all the area has to offer.

What's nearby

  • Resort at Squaw Creek Golf Course - 5 min drive
  • Aerial Tram Ski Lift - 7 min drive
  • Donner Lake - 20 min drive
  • Meeks Bay Beach - 22 min drive
  • Kings Beach State Recreation Area - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Truckee Station - 14 min drive
  • Reno Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO) - 52 min drive

Restaurants

  • Six Peaks — 4 min drive
  • Front Street Station Pizza — 5 min drive
  • The Dam Cafe — 6 min drive
  • River Grill — 6 min drive
  • Thai Kitchen — 6 min drive

About this property

River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant

Riverwalk hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and express check-out. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include wedding services and a TV in a common area. All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and portable fans. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, hair dryers, and free toiletries.
River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant offers 19 shared accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Olympic Valley hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary toiletries and portable fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Ski shuttle nearby

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski equipment rentals
  • Ski passes
  • Ski storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Shared accommodations

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 5:00 PM
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to Late arrivals can pick up keys in late arrival box
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between October 28 and November 19.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

River Ranch Lodge Tahoe City
River Ranch Lodge
River Ranch Tahoe City
River Ranch Hotel Tahoe City
River Ranch Lodge Restaurant
River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant Hotel
River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant Olympic Valley
River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant Hotel Olympic Valley

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Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 56 out of 144 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 51 out of 144 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 27 out of 144 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 144 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 144 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Balcony outside the room overlooking the river is wonderful. Would have been nice to have little frig and microwave in the room, but not that big of a deal. Dinner prices in the restaurant were high. Everyone was very nice and helpful. Happy place!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful, unique setting. Loved sitting on balcony watching the river. Older property.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Disliked: Amenities
some of the rooms were needing a lot of repair and upgrading.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

3/5 Okay

Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Everyone visiting the area should at least spend a couple nights at least at River Ranch Lodge.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021