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Redlight Historic Bunk Hotel and Speakeasy
2 out of 5
10101 West River St, Truckee, CA
The price is $96 per night
0.09 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (116 reviews)

"Redlight has so much character and the staff is amazing. Great vibe from guests as well. Right in town with plenty of food options and entertainment all within walking distance. Very convenient for NorthStar skiing."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Redlight Historic Bunk Hotel and Speakeasy
Price Reduction Special! SKI In/ski OUT Condo $129/weeknight! 3/15 to 3/19 Only
4.6/5Exceptional! (82 reviews)
Amazing Location & Great Unit!

"HIGHLY recommend staying here! Super cute & cozy with all the things you need. Right at Northstar and you get access to the Recreation amenities as well. 10/10 😊"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Price Reduction Special! SKI In/ski OUT Condo $129/weeknight! 3/15 to 3/19 Only
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
5 out of 5
13031 Ritz Carlton Highland Court, Truckee, CA
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The price is $299 per night
5.15 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (368 reviews)

"Beautiful location. People were all very nice, doing their best to provide excellent service and covid protection. Room and bed were very good. Gondola to Northstar Village is fun for dinner. Downsides were mostly covid stuff like no hot tub, no room makeup, very limited pool access, no in-room coffee ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel
2.5 out of 5
11331 Brockway Road, Truckee, CA
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The price is $150 per night
1.3 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (983 reviews)

"Very clean, friendly staff, great location! Will come back next time we stay in Tahoe."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites Tahoe-Truckee
2.5 out of 5
11951 State Highway 267, Truckee, CA
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The price is $187 per night
1.91 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (271 reviews)

"Convenient Location. Close to many Trails Superb Breakfast. Very co-operative staff at breakfast. Nice Front Desk. All room service requests fulfilled immediately. Safe environment. There was NO Microwave in my room...it's NOT that expensive to get basic Microwave in ALL rooms!! Overall Excellent ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Tahoe-Truckee
Tahoe Mountain Lodging
4 out of 5
4001 Northstar Dr., Truckee, CA
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5.21 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (207 reviews)

"I love this place! Very clean and well kept. It’s huge, like a small village unto itself. We were there in the summer time during COVID so it was very quiet. I’d go back again in a heartbeat."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Tahoe Mountain Lodging
One Village Place By Welk Resorts
4 out of 5
9001 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA
The price is $237 per night
5.09 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (110 reviews)
I like the place was very enjoyable

"Not enough restaurant"…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

One Village Place By Welk Resorts
The Inn at Truckee
2 out of 5
11506 Deerfield Dr, Truckee, CA
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The price is $124 per night
1.42 mi from city center
3.4/5 (810 reviews)

"Location was excellent. Check-in was smooth. The hotel is a bit dated."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

The Inn at Truckee
Northstar California Resort
3 out of 5
100 Northstar Drive, Truckee, CA
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5.16 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (964 reviews)

"The resort and the location was very good. There were fire ants inside the condos. There was a bear cub sighting. Short trip to Kings Beach. The Gondola ride was ok. For the price I paid and the pandemic going on, this quick summer retreat was great. I will be going back."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Northstar California Resort
Truckee Donner Lodge
2.5 out of 5
10527 Cold Stream Rd, Truckee, CA
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The price is $139 per night
2.34 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (924 reviews)

"Close to hiking trails and lake access. Convenient to Truckee"…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Truckee Donner Lodge
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Visiting Truckee

Travelers to Truckee give high marks for the ski areas, lakeside setting, and top-notch restaurants. This quaint city also attracts tourists with its mountain views and golf courses. Around the area, top sights include Northstar California Resort, Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, and Bowers Mansion.

  • You'll find 3394 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Lake Tahoe
  • The closest major airport is in Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), 25.1 mi (40.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Truckee

The lakeside, mountain views, and hiking trails exemplify the city's natural beauty, and places to visit include Donner Memorial State Park and Donner Lake. Skiing, golfing, and biking are top activities, while sights to visit include Northstar California Resort, Ponderosa Golf Course, and Coyote Moon Golf Course. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Old Jail Museum and Commercial Row.

In Truckee, there are 581 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect vacation. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • One Village Place By Welk Resorts - With a stay at this 4-star villa, guests can enjoy access to the ski slopes and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia travelers love its proximity to shopping and room size.
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe - Our customers like the beach locale and helpful staff at this resort. This 5-star resort features a full-service spa, a golf course, and ski slopes.
  • Tahoe Mountain Lodging - This 4-star condo resort features a full-service spa, a golf course, and ski slopes. Expedia customers like its beach locale and helpful staff.

Popular places to visit around the area include Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe, located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the heart of the city, and Bowers Mansion, which is 18.7 mi/30.1 km away.

Getting Around Truckee

If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Truckee Station. Truckee might not have very many public transit options so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Truckee

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 51°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 14°F
  • From April to June, the average is 79°F during the day and 22°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 84°F during the day and 30°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 70°F as the daytime average and 14°F as the nighttime average
  • About 30.71 inches of rain falls on Truckee each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 82°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 15°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Truckee?
The Cedar House Sport Hotel is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3-star resort offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe and Hampton Inn & Suites Tahoe-Truckee as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Truckee, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review top deals in Truckee.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Truckee?
To access more information about updating your trip to Truckee or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay 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 choices for your budget-friendly stay include Truckee Donner Lodge and Donner Lake Village.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Truckee?
Beautiful, Luxury Retreat, Surrounded by Trees in a Sunny, Private Location is a resort with in-room kitchens and an outdoor tennis court, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Beautiful Tahoe Donner Vacation Townhome/family Friendly/close to all Amenities is another good choice for your stay with the kids. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to KidZone Museum.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Truckee?
Northstar Lodge By Welk Resorts is a favorite 4.5-star condo for couples, and features premium bedding and fireplaces. Another good option for your romantic getaway is The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Truckee?
Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a fitness center for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include The Inn at Truckee and The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.
Where is the best place to stay near Northstar California Resort?
Adjacent to Northstar California Resort, Northstar Lodge By Welk Resorts is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4.5-star villa offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Another good option is The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, located just 0.6 mi (0.9 km) away.
What about the best place to stay close to Donner Lake?
One of the top choices for your stay is Donner Lake Village, located 1.2 mi (2 km) from Donner Lake, and this hotel offers a marina and a private beach. Truckee Donner Lodge, located 1.9 mi (3 km) away, is another good choice for your stay.
What's the best place to stay near the beach in Truckee?
Northstar California Resort is a top 3-star condo resort for a beach vacation, and features a seasonal outdoor pool and a restaurant. Head to Moon Dunes Beach or Incline Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Truckee?
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is a 5-star resort with 3 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Truckee?
Best Western Plus Truckee-Tahoe Hotel is a top hotel with an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Newly Remodeled Ski In/out Condo At Northstar Resort and Northstar Lodge By Welk Resorts.

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