"Hotel is in a perfect location! You have plenty w/in walking distance. If you bring a vehicle, valet parking is reasonably priced or you can park your ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 28 Feb 2017

Enter dates to see availability

Hotel Description

At Bluelake Inn at Tahoe you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Heavenly Gondola and Lakeside Marina. Highlights at this motel include free continental breakfast, an outdoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

All 68 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free weekday newspapers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and microwaves. Free local calls, hair dryers, and desks are also available.

Enjoy the spa tub and seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Free breakfast is available daily between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this South Lake Tahoe motel include Heavenly Village and Van Sickle Bi-State Park.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed (No Pets Allowed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$48 per night

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (No Pets Allowed)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub (No Pets Allowed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds (Pet Friendly)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe ratings based on 20 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5


Hotel is in a perfect location! You have plenty w/in walking distance. If you bring a vehicle, valet parking is reasonably priced or you can park your own vehicle across the street in the parking garage. However, benefits of using their valet is in/out privileges and you can schedule your vehicle to be pulled up ahead of time. They have a tablet in your room that you can use to basically get anything you need at the touch of a button. There's a bar on-site w/an awesome bartender. Overall, every staff member was awesome! I would definitely recommend friends and family to stay here.

Posted by , from San Jose, CA on Feb 28, 2017

Was this review helpful to you?
5 out of 5

Nice clean and friendly

The rooms are very clean and the hotel staff was very friendly! They gave us information on hiking destinations. The hotel is in walking distance to everything as far as the casinos and food/ bars and to a nearby beach. The price is very good. And a little Mexican food shack next door that is amazing and cheap!

Posted by , from Texas on Jul 27, 2016

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5

Decent stay

Booked a last minute trip to SLT and this was one of the only places available with a semi decent price during the 3-day weekend. Room was clean. I liked how there was a refrigerator and microwave. Bed were uncomfortable however. Also, maid barged into without knocking or anything while I was putting on my bra after the shower and I screamed. She quickly shut the door but I was really irritated she didn't even knock. Other than that the room was comfortable, warm, and clean.

Posted by , from Lodi, CA on Jan 18, 2016

Was this review helpful to you?
3 out of 5
Pros: Very reasonable price. Hotel staff was nice. Heater in room worked well (went in the winter.) Continental breakfast. Quite surrounding area. Fridge and microwave in room. Cons: Needs to be updated. Walls are thin so you can hear what people are doing in the next room. Wifi was connected but didn't work. Continental breakfast was almost non existent.

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5
Clean Hotel, Good Price, Breakfast in the Morning, Simple Check In, Within walking distance to all amenities of South Lake Tahoe/Stateline area.

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5

Very nice and clean

Pros: Fairly quiet clean large room.
Cons: Need more than 1 towel per person. Include an iron and ironing board in the room
Great for the price and location. Quiet and clean. Large comfortable bed. Limited towels. My wife would have liked an iron. Don't try to close the bathroom door while seated on the toilet, you'll hit your knees and it was difficult to adjust the shower temperature.

Posted by , from California on Sep 28, 2015

Was this review helpful to you?
3 out of 5

Close to casinos and venues

Pros: Heated pool was nice on the cool day. Ice maker was more than adequate to serve all guests.
Cons: buy some new mattresses or invest in the egg crate toppers!
Location: Within a block of casinos and gondola for skiers.
Entering the room was like stepping back into the 80's. Fridge, microwave and small coffee maker were provided. Furniture was outdated and mattresses were rather uncomfortable. Pillows were so old the fiberfill had separated and made them lumpy. Room was clean and served its purpose. Would not want to stay for an extended period of time. Staff was friendly and courteous. Continental breakfast was basically non existent at 8 am, guess you have to be really early to get any of the pastry's they state they have daily. Was close enough for us to walk to concert but the side street was not well lit. Compared to the prices the casino/hotels were charging guess it was a good deal.

Posted by , from Reno on Jul 25, 2015

Was this review helpful to you?
3 out of 5

Great Location, clean room!

We were pleased with the location, the cleanliness of the room and the great price. We purchased the night before our stay and rates were high everywhere in Tahoe. The motel is old but updated somewhat. The biggest critizcism would be the stiff beds. These have to be the cheapest mattresses we have ever stayed on in a hotel. For one night it was fine but I don't think I would like staying a week on those things. The continental breakfast was a joke: apples, donuts, packets of oatmeal, orange juice and coffee. I would stay there again if the price was right. OH, and the TV set was 19 inches but you get free HBO!

Posted by , from Sacramento, CA on Sep 5, 2013

Was this review helpful to you?
4 out of 5

Good for one night stay

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet
Cons: Poor breakfast
For the amount we pay for in comparison with other hotels in the area, the hotel had a convenient location, ample parking, close to Heavenly Gondola and casino.

Posted by , from Alabama on Aug 31, 2012

Was this review helpful to you?
1 out of 5

Bedbugs and fleas!

Pros: there aren't any
Cons: No free Internet, Noisy, Poor breakfast, Nothing close
I think that my summary says it all. Don't stay here. You would be better off sleeping in your car!

Posted by , from chico, ca on Jul 24, 2012

Was this review helpful to you?

Property Features

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Public spaces have free WiFi. There's an onsite business center. Free breakfast is served daily. Bluelake Inn at Tahoe also features multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and beach/pool umbrellas. Self parking is free. This South Lake Tahoe motel is smoke free.

  • 68 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.) (89.9 km / 55.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe offers 68 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. 39-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Hot springs nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Snow tubing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Ski lessons available nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets: USD 25-40 per accommodation, per night
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 35 lb)
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25-40 per accommodation, per night
  • Early check-in fee: USD 20
  • Late check-out fee: USD 20
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Blue Heavenly Village
  • Blue Lake Heavenly Village
  • Bluelake Inn Tahoe South Lake Tahoe
  • Bluelake Inn Tahoe
  • Bluelake Tahoe South Lake Tahoe
  • Bluelake Tahoe
  • The Blue Lake Inn @ Heavenly Village Hotel South Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Blue Lake Inn
  • South Lake Tahoe Blue Lake Inn
  • Blue Lake Inn Tahoe
  • Blue Lake Tahoe

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in September.
  • Pool access available from 10 AM to 10 PM.
  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Bluelake Inn at Tahoe.