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Featured Hostels in Truckee

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Redlight Historic Bunk Hotel and Speakeasy
Redlight Historic Bunk Hotel and Speakeasy
2.0 out of 5.0 10101 West River St, Truckee, CA
4.2/5 (95 reviews)

Good location, great bar downstairs, loved the sauna.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019
Located in Downtown, this hostel is steps from Commercial Row and Old Jail Museum. Rocking Stone Tower and Sierra Mountain Cemetery are also within 15 minutes. ...

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Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Northstar Lodge By Welk Resorts

Northstar Lodge By Welk Resorts

970 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA
    4.5 out of 5.0
    4.4 out of 5 (359 reviews)

    Northstar Lodge By Welk Resorts$183

    Oct 22 - Oct 23

    Northstar Lodge By Welk Resorts$183
    Northstar California Resort

    Northstar California Resort

    100 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA
      3.0 out of 5.0
      4.0 out of 5 (858 reviews)

      Northstar California Resort$125

      Sep 22 - Sep 23

      Northstar California Resort$125

      What Is a Hostel?

      If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Truckee, a hostel in town could be a great option. These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of different forms, but all of them have three main things in common:

      • Low prices
      • A social environment
      • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)

      By going with a hostel in Truckee, you can cut your spending on lodging and set aside more of your budget for exploring during your trip. You can enjoy activities in this destination like skiing and hiking.

      Hostels in Truckee

      Need some guidance on where to stay in Truckee? This hostel is popular:

      Redlight Historic Bunk Hotel and Speakeasy - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Truckee Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. Rooms come with showers and free toiletries.

      When Is the Best Time to Visit Truckee?

      Good weather's definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats that may be helpful:

      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while December and January are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 14° F
      • April-June: 79° F is the daytime average and 22° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 84° F and nighttime averages are around 30° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 70° F during the day and 14° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 30.71 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in Truckee?

      Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places:

      Top Sights
      • Northstar California Resort
      • Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe
      • Bowers Mansion
      Natural Features
      • Donner Memorial State Park
      • Donner Lake
      • Brockway Summit
      Cultural Attractions
      • Old Jail Museum
      • KidZone Museum
      • Emigrant Trail Museum

      Overall, Truckee is known for its:

      • Skiing
      • Mountain views
      • Snowboarding
      • Golfing
      • Biking
      • Restaurants

      How to Get to Truckee and Around the Area

      You can fly into the nearest airport in Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away from the city center. Another option is Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), located 25.1 mi (40.4 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. If you're hoping to check out more of the area, head over to Truckee Station to take a train.

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