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Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel
2.5 out of 5
11331 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA
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The price is $130 per night from Mar 24 to Mar 25
4.2/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"Well located near ski resorts and outdoor facilities. Nearby restaurants. Pool and hot tub now closed for COVID. Easy access to freeway"…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2021

Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel
Donner Lake Village
2.5 out of 5
15695 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (816 reviews)
beautiful resort

"right on the shores of donner lake, close to truckee and squaw valley."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Donner Lake Village
Truckee Donner Lodge
2.5 out of 5
10527 Cold Stream Rd, Truckee, CA
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The price is $159 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
4.1/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"The location is great. The rooms are clean and spacious. Easy access everywhere. I only wish the blackout curtains actually closed all the way. Would have been nice in the morning. I will stay again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2021

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The Inn at Truckee
2 out of 5
11506 Deerfield Dr, Truckee, CA
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The price is $120 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
3.4/5 (871 reviews)

"Great location. A bit mildewy but decent place to crash after a day on the slopes. Comfortable beds."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

The Inn at Truckee
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Redlight Historic Bunk Hotel and Speakeasy
Redlight Historic Bunk Hotel and Speakeasy
10101 West River St, Truckee, CA
The price is $102 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.1/5Very Good! (124 reviews)
Redlight Historic Bunk Hotel and Speakeasy
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3-star Hotels in Truckee

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Cheap Hotels in Truckee

Truckee 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 Northstar California Resort, this destination is home to Donner Memorial State Park and Donner Lake, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

When it comes to discount lodging choices in Truckee, the area has some budget hotels to choose from. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

Truckee Donner Lodge - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its convenient parking and spacious rooms.

Donner Lake Village - Customers like this 2.5-star beach hotel for its comfortable beds and helpful staff. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities.

Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel - At this 2.5-star hotel, you can take advantage of free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the comfortable rooms and convenient parking.

The Inn at Truckee - 2-star ski hotel. You'll find free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to public transportation and overall value.

Planning Your Trip to Truckee

Still choosing trip dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your money.

  • Hottest months: July, August, September, and June, with an average temperature of 82°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 15°F
  • Rainiest months: December, January, February, and March, with an average rainfall of 4.95 inches
  • Driest months: August, June, September, and May, with an average rainfall of 0.78 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Truckee

Truckee draws tourists with its lakeside setting and skiing, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Northstar California Resort and Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. If you're looking to enjoy the area's natural beauty, you can get outdoors at Donner Memorial State Park, Donner Lake, or Brockway Summit.

Travelers also like Truckee for its:
  • Mountain views
  • Snowboarding
  • Golfing
  • Biking
  • Innertubing

Getting Around Truckee

The closest airport is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from the city center in Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe). However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can look into flights to Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), which is 25.1 mi (40.4 km) away. If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Truckee Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Truckee like for travelers on a budget?
Truckee has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Donner Lake and Northstar California Resort, this destination is home to Donner Memorial State Park and Brockway Summit, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Truckee?
Based on reviews, The Inn at Truckee is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free continental breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Donner Lake Village and Redlight Historic Bunk Hotel and Speakeasy.
How many inexpensive hotels can I expect to find in Truckee?
Expedia has 5 hotels in Truckee that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Truckee?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Truckee, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 58°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 30°F. The snowiest months in Truckee are March, January, December, and April, with each month seeing an average of 21 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Truckee?
Truckee attracts visitors with its fantastic dining options and lakeside setting, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Donner Lake and Northstar California Resort, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. If you’re looking to enjoy the area’s natural beauty, you can get outdoors at Donner Memorial State Park, Brockway Summit, or Sand Harbor.
How can I get to Truckee and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Truckee is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is Reno Tahoe Intl. Airport (RNO), situated 25.1 mi (40.4 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away. If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Truckee Station.

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