In 1934 a dedicated group of Sierra Club volunteers built Clair Tappaan Lodge. The Lodge is located 25 miles from Lake Tahoe in the Central Sierra Nevada and is situated on a forested hillside near historic Donner Pass. Its proximity to premier areas for winter skiing and summer hiking and climbing make it the perfect getaway retreat. The Lodge boasts a cheerful dining room a large living room with a huge fireplace a cozy library with a wood-burning stove a recreation room and a hot tub. Guests must bring their own sleeping bags or bedding. The bathrooms are shared.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Free Parking, Guest Laundromat, Jacuzzi, Modem Lines in Room, Skiing, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, City Center,

  • Meeting rooms 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 129 

Nearby Things to Do

  • Downhill skiing on site 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 14:00:00


Check-out time is 11:00:00

Hotel Name

  • Clair Tappaan
  • Clair Tappaan Lodge
  • Clair Tappaan Lodge Norden
  • Clair Tappaan Norden
  • Tappaan Lodge
  • Clair Tappaan Hotel Norden

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