Hotels in South Lake Tahoe, California

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South Lake Tahoe overview

Visitors speak favorably about all that South Lake Tahoe has to offer, including its skiing, casinos, and beaches. You'll enjoy the great outdoors and activities like hiking and camping. This winter paradise of South Lake Tahoe is home to top ski areas like Heavenly Ski Resort. You might find that sights like Magic Carpet Golf and Lake Tahoe Balloons are worth a visit.

Where to stay in South Lake Tahoe

With a wide assortment of hotels to choose from, South Lake Tahoe has options to suit your style. There are 913 hotels in South Lake Tahoe and you can shop as many as 302 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 45%. We have room prices as low as 30 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in South Lake Tahoe as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 8 5-star hotels from 179 USD per night
  • • 571 4-star hotels from 75 USD per night
  • • 518 3-star hotels from 69 USD per night
  • • 48 2-star hotels from 35 USD per night

How to get to South Lake Tahoe

Fly in to Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.), 42.7 mi (68.7 km) from downtown South Lake Tahoe.

What to see around South Lake Tahoe

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Magic Carpet Golf
  • • Lake Tahoe Balloons
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Pope Beach
  • • Bijou Community Park
  • • Regan Beach
  • • Campground by the Lake
  • • El Dorado Beach
Recommended sights include:
  • • Heavenly Ski Resort
  • • Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum
  • • Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority Visitor Center
  • • South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena
  • • Valhalla at Lake Tahoe

When to visit South Lake Tahoe

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some typical temperatures so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 16°F night
  • • April-June: 77°F day, 25°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 31°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 16°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.27 inches
  • • April-June: 2.68 inches
  • • July-September: 1.54 inches
  • • October-December: 7.95 inches
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