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Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe, CA
2 out of 5
2375 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $36 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 12
0.82 mi from city center
3.2/5 (985 reviews)

"Clean, quiet & accessible. Staff were friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe, CA
High Country Lodge
2 out of 5
1227 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $65 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
0.56 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (332 reviews)

"No coffee service in the rooms... Overall very pleasant."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

High Country Lodge
Cedar Pines Resort
3 out of 5
1234 Melba Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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0.57 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (85 reviews)

"the place is good , it is not far away to the beach i like"…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Cedar Pines Resort

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Hotel Becket Lake Tahoe, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
3 out of 5
4003 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $55 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.27 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (924 reviews)

"Location right on the strip walking distance to the lake, shops and restaurants. The room was nice."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Hotel Becket Lake Tahoe, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Heavenly Village Condos
4 out of 5
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $120 per night from Oct 6 to Oct 7
4.35 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (757 reviews)

"This condo was clean, well equipped and in a great location. Plenty of eateries nearby and the resort has a great pool."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Heavenly Village Condos
Gondola Lodge
4 out of 5
4069 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $176 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.38 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (114 reviews)

"The lodge is close to EVERYTHING, right across from their main plaza where you take the Gondola up the mountain. The property is very nice, with upgraded rooms. Jennifer was awesome accommodating our every need throughout the stay, even with an upgrade because of no fault of their own (a family with ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

Gondola Lodge
Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village
3 out of 5
1 Lake Pkwy, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $109 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
4.43 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (968 reviews)

"Great location but property needs updating. Pool area is nice."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village
Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe
4 out of 5
1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $114 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 13
4.32 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,355 reviews)

"Wonderful trip to South Lake! The hotel Was great. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Hotel was very nice and room was spacious and clean"…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe
The Landing Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
4104 Lakeshore Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $199 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 21
4.33 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (974 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay at The Landings. Nice staff, clean rooms, beautiful lake view, close to many shops and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

The Landing Resort & Spa
Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts
3 out of 5
3901 Saddle Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $59 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
3.94 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (934 reviews)

"The tubs in the rooms are amazing. Amenities onsite are convenient. The pool is open and the convenience store is open late. I can’t wait to see the remodeled rooms when they are finished. We didn’t hear any construction noise during the week or weekend."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts
Hotel Azure
3 out of 5
3300 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $117 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 20
2.81 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (968 reviews)

"Very nice and clean hotel. The only thing that wasn’t pleasant was the cigarette smell in the room"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Hotel Azure
POSTMARC Hotel and Spa Suites
2.5 out of 5
3696 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $92 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
3.55 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (961 reviews)

"Great location. Room was as expected. Will definitely be staying here again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

POSTMARC Hotel and Spa Suites
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
3 out of 5
931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $46 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 21
4.26 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (1,730 reviews)

"They have a heated pool and a double decker hot tub."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
Big Pines Mountain House
2 out of 5
4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $160 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 27
4.44 mi from city center
3.4/5 (941 reviews)

"Great staff. Expedia advertised breakfast but no breakfast is included due to covid. So plan accordingly."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Big Pines Mountain House
Basecamp South Lake Tahoe
3.5 out of 5
4143 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $98 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
4.52 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (966 reviews)

"This is a place for maybe a day or two. The rooms are clean but I did not like the fatc that the windows are all or nothing. I like to be able to look outside without someone being able to look in and that is not a option. And i left a bag with rings there and I had to call back several times and ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Basecamp South Lake Tahoe
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Visiting South Lake Tahoe

Travelers to South Lake Tahoe give high marks for the lakeside setting, ski areas, and casinos. This city also attracts tourists with its mountain views and entertainment choices. Around the area, top sights include Heavenly Ski Resort, Kirkwood Mountain Resort, and Stewart Indian School.

  • You'll find 3394 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Lake Tahoe
  • The closest major airport is in Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL), 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), 29 mi (46.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in South Lake Tahoe

The lakeside, hiking trails, and mountain views highlight the city's natural beauty, and Pope Beach, Bijou Community Park, and Regan Beach are worth a visit. Skiing, snowboarding, and camping are top activities, while sights to visit include Heavenly Ski Resort and Heavenly Gondola. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Magic Carpet Golf and Lake Tahoe Balloons.

In South Lake Tahoe, there are 1312 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room fireplace. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and helpful staff.
  • Zalanta Resort at the Village - Our customers like the proximity to shopping and comfortable beds at this condo resort. With a stay at this 4-star condo resort, guests can enjoy access to a casino and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen.
  • Black Bear Lodge - This 4-star lodge features free WiFi, free parking, and a bar. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and proximity to shopping.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Kirkwood Mountain Resort, located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the heart of the city, and Stewart Indian School, which is 19.4 mi/31.2 km away.

Dressing for South Lake Tahoe

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 51°F and the nighttime average to be 16°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 77°F during the day and 25°F at night
  • July through September averages 82°F during the day and 31°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 69°F during the day and 16°F at night
  • South Lake Tahoe gets about 20.35 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 80°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 17°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in South Lake Tahoe?
Black Bear Lodge is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star lodge offers free WiFi and free parking. Other top choices based on traveler reviews include Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly and Alpenrose Inn.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in South Lake Tahoe, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in South Lake Tahoe.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to South Lake Tahoe?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to South Lake Tahoe, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in South Lake Tahoe?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe, CA is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Travel Inn and Stateline Economy Inn & Suites.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to South Lake Tahoe?
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is a top 3.5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other options to stay with the kids include Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe and Forest Suites Resort at Heavenly Village. Attractions like Lake Tahoe Balloons and Magic Carpet Golf are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to South Lake Tahoe?
POSTMARC Hotel and Spa Suites is a favorite hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and bathrobes. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include The Landing Resort & Spa and Secrets Inn Lake Tahoe.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in South Lake Tahoe?
Big Pines Mountain House is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Hotel Azure and Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe.
Where is the best place to stay close to Heavenly Ski Resort?
Adjacent to Heavenly Ski Resort, Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good options close by include 4 Br/2ba Walking Distance To The Slopes W/ Hot Tub and Tahoe Seasons Resort, a VRI resort.
What about the best place to stay near The Shops at Heavenly Village?
One of the top choices for your stay is Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, located next to The Shops at Heavenly Village, and this 3.5-star resort offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe and Harveys Resort & Casino are other good choices nearby.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in South Lake Tahoe?
Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe is a top 3.5-star beachfront resort offering 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool, located within a short 6-minute walk of El Dorado Beach. Other good options to stay near the beach include 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club and Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel.
What's the best luxury hotel in South Lake Tahoe?
The Landing Resort & Spa is a 4.5-star resort with a beachfront restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Another upscale option for your stay is Harveys Resort & Casino.
What are some accommodations with pools in South Lake Tahoe?
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is a popular 3.5-star resort featuring an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and a restaurant. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa and 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club.

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