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Get an overview of this hotelFriendly hotel with postcard-perfect lake views

A stay at Inn by the Lake places you in the heart of South Lake Tahoe, walking distance from Campground by the Lake and El Dorado Beach.

This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena and Bijou Golf Course.

Make yourself at home in one of the 100 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.

Spend the day on the slopes, or enjoy recreational amenities including a spa tub and a sauna. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and ski storage.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Inn by the Lake. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in South Lake Tahoe? This hotel has 2,000 square feet (186 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center, conference space, and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 30 September 2015 to 16 October 2015 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Spa tub
  • Swimming pool
The following facilities will be closed from 30 September 2015 to 16 October 2015 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa tub
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests can enjoy complimentary wireless Internet access, an outdoor pool with a spa tub, on site bowling alley and complimentary parking at the Inn by the Lake. Breakfast is available for an additional surcharge. 24-hour front desk with concierge and express check-out are also available. Services include laundry and valet, and guests may store personal items in the safe-deposit box located at the front desk. A playground is onsite for children, and business guests may take advantage of the meeting and banquet facilities. Free self-parking is available onsite.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Garden 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 186 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1982 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2,000 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Conference center 
  • Sauna 
  • Ski shuttle 
  • Ski storage 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Bowling alley on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Balcony 
  • Phone 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Yard 

Nearby Things to Do

Guests at Inn by the Lake can enjoy at Tahoe's nearby swimming, boating, sailing, water skiing, windsurfing and personal watercraft. Guests can also find cross-country and downhill skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating convenient to the property. Ski equipment rental shops and ski lessons are also available nearby.

The recreational activities listed below are available at or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Bowling alley on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 25.00 per pet, per night
  • Pet deposit: USD 25.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 2 children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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