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Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe
Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe
2.0 out of 5.0 2375 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
3.1/5 (866 reviews)
$38/ night for 2 guests

I was on the Amgen Tour of California coming from Sacramento. They were able to hold our reservation for late check-in. Very dependable...

Reviewed on May 13, 2019
Travel Inn
Travel Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 3536 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
3.1/5 (861 reviews)
$37/ night for 2 guests

My husband and I have stayed at this property before. The Indian family, who operates this property, are always very friendly and helpful. We, unfortunately, arrived very late last time, but they waited for us and greeted us warmly. We have stayed at other affordable motels in South Lake Tahoe. For ...

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019
Stateline Economy Inn & Suites
Stateline Economy Inn & Suites
2.0 out of 5.0 966 La Salle St, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
2.5/5 (638 reviews)
$39/ night for 2 guests

Motel is close to lots of restraunts and the ski resort and even a movie theater. Great room too

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019
Big Pines Mountain House
Big Pines Mountain House
2.0 out of 5.0 4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (2,265 reviews)
$58/ night for 2 guests

Ice machine broke. No alternative. Staff did nothing for an alternate

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019
Rodeway Inn Casino Center
Rodeway Inn Casino Center
2.0 out of 5.0 4127 Pine Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
3.5/5 (1,946 reviews)
$49/ night for 2 guests

Nice location, great staff, clean and good prices.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1.5 out of 5.0 3860 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
3.2/5 (401 reviews)
$39/ night for 2 guests

Friendly staff and clean property. We took advantage of the free breakfast.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019
Pinewood Inn
Pinewood Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 3818 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
2.9/5 (618 reviews)
$36/ night for 2 guests

It was Quiet and peaceful I will definitely be staying again. Thank you

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019
Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe
Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe
2.0 out of 5.0 3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
2.9/5 (409 reviews)
$39/ night for 2 guests

good location, pretty standard, nice staffs, cable and wifi works fine, and affordable

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019
Alpine Inn and Spa
Alpine Inn and Spa
3.0 out of 5.0 920 Stateline Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
3.4/5 (891 reviews)
$59/ night for 2 guests

Rooms were clean. The bathroom was small and the TV remote was not working. Except that, everything was so good so far. Breakfast was not too great. Breakfast needs to be updated. CheckIn CheckOut process was very easy. Overall, enjoyed the place. Prices were high as compared to the location, breakfast ...

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2019
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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 travelers. 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 accommodations in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

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 80°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 17°F
  • Rainiest months: November, December, March, and January, with an average rainfall of 2.92 inches
  • Driest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average rainfall of 0.53 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.


Travelers 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 center 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 transit choices so a car rental could be an economical alternative to explore the area.