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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 $50 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 26
Situated in South Lake Tahoe, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Magic Carpet Golf and Barton Memorial Hospital. Lake Tahoe and Lake Tahoe Balloons are ...
3.2/5 (983 reviews)
"Nice staff. Quick check in. Clean room"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2021

Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe, CA
Blackjack Inn South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
985 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $58 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Located in Lakeside Park, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village. Van Sickle Bi-State Park and Heavenly Valley ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (569 reviews)
"Friendly fast check in. Clean comfortable room. Only issues: thin walls (can hear room next door talking), parking very tight, bathroom door has a gap."

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Blackjack Inn South Lake Tahoe
Beverly Lodge
2 out of 5
3480 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $45 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Situated in South Lake Tahoe, this beach motel is steps from Heavenly Valley, Lake Tahoe, and Bijou Golf Course. Ski Run Marina and El Dorado Beach are also ...
3/5 (158 reviews)
"Close to the lake and stores, didnt have a/c in the room but the weather was fresh we didnt miss it. We were out during the day on the river and lake enjoying the sites.. the rooms were comfortable pillow and beds."

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2021

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Lake Ridge Hotel
2.5 out of 5
4120 Manzanita Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $49 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
Located in Lakeside Park, this beach motel is within a 10-minute walk of Heavenly Gondola, Lake Tahoe, and Casino at Harveys Lake Tahoe. Lakeside Beach and Casino ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (407 reviews)
"Very clean, recently renovated, not perfect, but overall a fine property that is very well situated for a visit to Tahoe."

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Lake Ridge Hotel
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Heavenly Village Area
2.5 out of 5
3860 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $49 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
Located near the slopes, this South Lake Tahoe motel is in the city center, within a 15-minute walk of Heavenly Valley and The Shops at Heavenly Village, and ...
3.3/5 (580 reviews)
"I think it is too pricey for an average room!"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Heavenly Village Area
High Country Lodge
2 out of 5
1227 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $50 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Located in Gardner Mountain, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Barton Memorial Hospital and within 3 mi (5 km) of Magic Carpet Golf and Lake Tahoe. Washoe Meadows ...
3.8/5 Good! (474 reviews)
"I was very surprised that at such a low price point, both the room and bathroom were very spacious and clean. Our room was set back so far from the street that it was also the quietest room I’ve been in in a long time. Would highly recommend."

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2021

High Country Lodge
PlayPark Lodge
2.5 out of 5
1184 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $77 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Located in Gardner Mountain, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Barton Memorial Hospital and within 3 mi (5 km) of Magic Carpet Golf and Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (106 reviews)
"The outside environment and picnic tables was nice. They even had family games to play outside. The room was comfy but the only problem was that there was no ac . I would say a little window ac would be nice."

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2021

PlayPark Lodge
Travel Inn
2 out of 5
3536 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $49 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Heavenly Valley and Lake Tahoe. Bijou Golf Course and Ski Run Marina are also within 10 ...
3.2/5 (981 reviews)
"Cleaning"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Travel Inn
Doc's Cottages
2 out of 5
151 Stateline Ave, Stateline, NV
The price is $139 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Casino at Harveys Lake Tahoe and The Shops at Heavenly Village. Heavenly Ski Resort and Taylor ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (216 reviews)
"Wonderful little cabins that are very clean. Can't wait to stay again. Austin is a terrific host."

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Doc's Cottages
Pinewood Inn
2.5 out of 5
3818 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $45 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Heavenly Valley and Ski Run Marina. Van Sickle Bi-State Park and Heavenly Gondola are also ...
2.9/5 (993 reviews)
"Cheap, clean and quiet. Good for workers on the Caldor fire."

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Pinewood Inn
Big Pines Mountain House
2 out of 5
4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $55 per night from Nov 18 to Nov 18
Located in Lakeside Park, this beach motel is within a 10-minute walk of Heavenly Gondola, The Shops at Heavenly Village, and Casino at Harveys Lake Tahoe. Casino ...
3.3/5 (990 reviews)
"It was very close to the Village and the Lake"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Big Pines Mountain House
Days Inn by Wyndham South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
3530 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $50 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 26
Located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Heavenly Valley, Bijou Golf Course, and Lake Tahoe. Ski Run Marina and El Dorado ...
2.5/5 (169 reviews)
"Clean place, friendly staff, great location. Though shower need a bit fixing to get hot water flowing."

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham South Lake Tahoe
Alder Inn
2.5 out of 5
1072 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $99 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this South Lake Tahoe motel is in the mountains within 2 mi (3 km) of Heavenly Gondola, The Shops at Heavenly Village, ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (694 reviews)
"Close to everything in South Lake, walkable to shops and easy access to amenities."

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Alder Inn
Hotel Elevation
2.5 out of 5
3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $50 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
Situated near the beach, this motel is steps from Heavenly Valley and Lake Tahoe. Bijou Golf Course and Ski Run Marina are also within 15 minutes.
2.9/5 (334 reviews)
"I love the location of this hotel. I was attending a wedding and it was in walking distance. You can tell that the hotel is trying to update itself. However, the bathroom is where the most work is needed. Overall it was clean and quiet and I had a great night's sleep. My biggest recommendation to ..."

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

Hotel Elevation
Stateline Economy Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
966 La Salle St, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $47 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Located in Lakeside Park, this beach motel is within a 5-minute walk of Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village. Van Sickle Bi-State Park and Casino ...
2.7/5 (887 reviews)
"Walking distance to shopping"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Stateline Economy Inn & Suites
Bluelake Inn at Tahoe
2 out of 5
944 Friday Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $58 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Located in Lakeside Park, this beach motel is within a 5-minute walk of Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village. Lakeside Marina and Casino at Harveys ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (974 reviews)
"Great location, clean, friendly staff."

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe
Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $79 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Located in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, this beach motel is steps from Heavenly Valley and Lake Tahoe. Bijou Golf Course and Ski Run Marina are also within ...
3.5/5 Good! (24 reviews)
"It was awesome place to stay."

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2021

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe
The TrailHead
2 out of 5
3892 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $59 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 21
Situated in the mountains, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Heavenly Valley, Heavenly Gondola, and Van Sickle Bi-State Park. The Shops at Heavenly Village ...
3.3/5 (325 reviews)
"excelente"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

The TrailHead
Apex Inn
2 out of 5
1171 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $45 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 19
Located in Gardner Mountain, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Barton Memorial Hospital and within 3 mi (5 km) of Magic Carpet Golf and Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe ...
3.7/5 Good! (497 reviews)
"This place is great"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Apex Inn
Tahoe Hacienda Inn
2 out of 5
3820 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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The price is $48 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Heavenly Valley and Ski Run Marina. Van Sickle Bi-State Park and Heavenly Gondola are also ...
3.3/5 (156 reviews)
"Convenient walk to Casino / Entertainment area."

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

Tahoe Hacienda Inn
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Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts

Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts

3 out of 5
3901 Saddle Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $58 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,240 reviews)
"It was a pleasure staying there! The rooms are a little outdated in the decor, but it didn't bother us! They gave us a great room size for my family of 5. My kids LOVED the giant soaking tub! The staff were so kind and helpful! I will definitely be booking a family vacation here again soon!"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Tahoe Seasons Resort by Diamond Resorts
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

3.5 out of 5
4130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $119 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
3.9/5 Good! (3,183 reviews)
"Location, location, location"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club

3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club

3 out of 5
931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $40 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,654 reviews)
"Love the rooms (cute design and layouts, like a cross between modern home and cabin) with balconies, very comfy beds, jacuzzi, pool table, etc."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
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South Lake Tahoe Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 32 inexpensive motels in South Lake Tahoe among more than 1676 hotels and other accommodations. These budget accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which may have more amenities but also come with a higher price tag.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can make the most of what South Lake Tahoe has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Heavenly Ski Resort, Heavenly Gondola, and The Shops at Heavenly Village.

Fun fact: Starting in the early 1950s, colorful neon signs were used as beacons for tired families on road trips, and you can see these today along the historic U.S. Route 66. At most motels, you'll often find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool.

Below are some of our customers’ favorite South Lake Tahoe motels available to book:

Rodeway Inn Casino Center

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village.
  • Enjoy the in-room free WiFi, and freebies including breakfast, parking, and a ski shuttle.

Hotel Elevation

  • A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi are available during your stay.
  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village.

Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena.

Big Pines Mountain House

  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village.
  • Ski slopes, free breakfast, and an outdoor pool are available during your stay.

Super 8 by Wyndham South Lake Tahoe

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village.
  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

What to Do in South Lake Tahoe

While you're sightseeing in the area, be sure to enjoy its scenic lakeside and majestic mountain landscape. People who've visited South Lake Tahoe love its ski slopes and entertainment.

Here are some popular places:

  • Heavenly Ski Resort
  • Heavenly Gondola
  • The Shops at Heavenly Village

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Lakeside Beach
  • Gardner Mountain
  • Pope Beach

These are some attractions the whole family can enjoy:

  • Lake Tahoe Balloons
  • Magic Carpet Golf

South Lake Tahoe is also notable for its:

  • Casino gaming
  • Snowboarding
  • Camping
  • Excursions

Best Time to Visit South Lake Tahoe

Determine the perfect time for your visit to South Lake Tahoe by looking over these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 16° F
  • April-June: 77° F is the daytime average and 25° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 82° F and nighttime averages are around 31° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 69° F during the day and 16° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 20.35 inches in a year

How to Get to South Lake Tahoe and Around the Area

South Lake Tahoe Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL) Airport 1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe) Airport 29 mi (46.7 km)
Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.) Airport 42.7 mi (68.7 km)

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