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South Lake Tahoe, CA, United States
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South Lake Tahoe, CA, United States
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South Lake Tahoe hotels

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Low season

OctoberCheapest month to stay with an average 25% drop in price.

High season

MarchMost expensive month to stay with an average 44% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$211Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$340Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a South Lake Tahoe hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

2 stars and below

When to book a hotel in South Lake Tahoe

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Top tips for finding perfect South Lake Tahoe hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in South Lake Tahoe, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in South Lake Tahoe in October and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in South Lake Tahoe if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 24 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your South Lake Tahoe accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in South Lake Tahoe for 3 days.
  • Save money by booking a hotel that offers a free shuttle to the ski slopes, casinos, and airport, such as the Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe near El Dorado Beach, which also offers free parking.
  • For a nice hotel with an on-site spa and indoor pool, check out the Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa, which offers decent prices.
  • If you’re interested in gambling during your vacation, book a hotel near Harrah’s, one of South Lake Tahoe’s most popular casinos.
  • The Blue Jay Lodge is an affordable hotel next to Harrah’s, which in addition to its casino, features concerts and comedy shows, as well as an onsite nightclub.
  • For a serene vacation surrounded by spectacular nature, book a hotel directly on the lake, such as the Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort by Diamond Resorts.
  • To keep ski-lift ticket costs down, book a hotel that offers good package deals for their guests, such as The Squaw Valley Lodge, which frequently runs ski package deals and offers a shuttle to one of Tahoe’s main mountains.
  • In addition to skiing, South Lake Tahoe is a great destination for golfing. The Apex Inn is a good budget hotel near the Lake Tahoe Golf Course.

FAQs when booking a hotel in South Lake Tahoe

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in South Lake Tahoe. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • The average price of a double room in South Lake Tahoe is $712, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $68.

  • If you are interested in finding hotels in South Lake Tahoe that allow dogs, you have several choices. The 3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club is a cheap option that allows guests to bring large dogs; Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino only allows small dogs and charges a pet fee; and Motel 6 does not charge a pet fee and allows guests to have more than one dog.

  • The Montbleu Resort is a nice choice directly on The South Lake Tahoe Strip, featuring a poker room and live entertainment. Meanwhile, the Horizon Casino Resort provides guests with numerous activities, including restaurants, gambling, and movie theaters. For a good budget option, consider the Lakeside Inn and Casino where guests can enjoy nightly poker games.

  • Groups of friends looking for some low-key fun, that doesn’t involve the excitement of the casinos should take a look at Basecamp South Lake Tahoe. With several different room-types, including rooms with two double beds as well as bunk beds, this hotel is a great choice for groups of friends. There is also a cozy on-site bar with craft beers on tap.

  • Several hotels in South Lake Tahoe feature indoor pools, including The Tahoe Keys Resort, which also provides free bike-rental services and tennis courts. Budget travelers may be interested in The Lake Tahoe Vacation Resort, which features both an indoor and outdoor pool, as does The Ridge View, which offers spa services as well.

  • The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in South Lake Tahoe found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was $98, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was $313. The cheapest room found overall was for $68.

  • Looking to spend the weekend in South Lake Tahoe? Here are the best deals found by KAYAK users within the last 72 hours: 3-star hotels from $186 and 4-star hotels from $318. The cheapest deal overall was for $105 per night.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central South Lake Tahoe districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like South Lake Tahoe city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in South Lake Tahoe?

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Best South Lake Tahoe hotels

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Alpenrose Inn - South Lake Tahoe - Lounge
Alpenrose Inn - South Lake Tahoe - Lounge
Alpenrose Inn
9.2 Excellent
$182+
$182+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Heavenly Valley Lodge - South Lake Tahoe - Bedroom
Heavenly Valley Lodge - South Lake Tahoe - Bedroom
Heavenly Valley Lodge
9.3 Excellent
$250+
$250+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The Coachman Hotel - South Lake Tahoe - Building
The Coachman Hotel - South Lake Tahoe - Building
The Coachman Hotel
8.9 Excellent
$245+
$245+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Alder Inn - South Lake Tahoe - Patio
Alder Inn - South Lake Tahoe - Patio
Alder Inn
8.7 Excellent
$180+
$180+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Hotel Azure - South Lake Tahoe - Living room
Hotel Azure - South Lake Tahoe - Living room
Hotel Azure
8.5 Excellent
$245+
$245+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Bluelake Inn at Tahoe - South Lake Tahoe - Building
Bluelake Inn at Tahoe - South Lake Tahoe - Building
Bluelake Inn at Tahoe
8.3 Excellent
$125+
$125+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly

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