One thing that I love about Lake Tahoe ski resorts is that they are often less expensive than a room booked in motels that offer so much less! You can often very cheap nightly or weekly rates in one of the upscale resorts or hotels and believe me when I tell you they will beat any chain motel room hands down.
Read our travel tips to know which locations in Lake Tahoe tourists prefer depending on whether they need family lodging, singles lodging or whether they plan to ski or spend their time gambling in one of the casinos. Learn which Lake Tahoe ski resorts are in the best, central locations and close to the gondolas, casinos and dining.
In any listing of the top 10 best ski resorts in Tahoe (or anywhere in the world ?), you will find Heavenly Ski Resort has the most reviews and comments. Reports indicate that Heavenly is the perfect resort for intermediate level skiers but doesn’t offer accommodations (what about lessons?) for beginners.
HEAVENLY SKI RESORT
This Lake Tahoe ski resort is one of the most popular and consistently receives high ratings.
FOREST SUITES RESORT
One of the best things about Forest Suites Resort is its close proximity to Heavenly’s Gondola. It’s a great convenience that it’s within easy walking distance from the resort. Forest Suites Ski Resort is especially recommended by tourists that visited with a large group of friends or family because of the excellent dining possibilities in nearby restaurants and the nightlife and entertainment in the casinos. There’s no need for rental cars as all the entertainment that you need is a short walk away.
A short walk will get you to the Heavenly Gondola or the casino, it’s your decision. Lodging at the Stardust offers a kitchenette and a barbeque grill but you probably won’t use them because of the nice places to eat that are just across the street. This is an excellent place to stay in Lake Tahoe for senior citizens, families with children (including teens) as well as singles.
MARRIOT’S TIMBER LODGE
Some tourists don’t like the idea of lodging in a motel chain when in Lake Tahoe, but the Marriot’s Timber Lodge has much to offer. It’s located in Heavenly Village and right next to the Heavenly gondolas, which is a super central location for entertainment, skiing and nightlife in Lake Tahoe. There’s a movie theater located right outside the Marriot’s front door and even a supermarket within walking distance, so there’s no need to pack a car full of groceries for your trip.
There are a few other excellent choices in Lake Tahoe hotels and lodging. There are many upscale hotels and cabin rentals for the tourist that comes to Lake Tahoe to snow ski. Here’s a list of some establishments are highly rated and recommended by travelers to Lake Tahoe.
The Alpenrose Inn – Perfect for seniors, a honeymoon or a Lake Tahoe family vacation
Secrets Inn Lake Tahoe – Newlyweds on their honeymoon rave about Secrets. They don’t specify that the inn is adults only or for child free travelers, but not the best place for kids