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What We Love

  • The only all-lakefront hotel-and-condo retreat on Lake Tahoe, with the option of your own kitchenGetting cozy around the outdoor fire pit with a hot cup of cocoa in hand
  • Staying at Tahoe’s only all-lakefront hotel-and-condo property
  • Gazing at the waters from your room, which features a fireplace and patio or balcony
  • Lake Tahoe's winter sporting options, from skiing and snowmobiling to ice skating and snow-tubing
property Suite cottage living room home Bedroom Resort Villa


A postcard-perfect winter getaway in beautiful Lake Tahoe, with nightly coffee, tea and hot chocolate

The Lowdown

From the shoreline to the snowcaps, Lake Tahoe knows how to show you a good time. And if you’re looking to stay right on the sands, with views of the peaks in the distance, you’re hard-pressed to find a better hotel-and-condo retreat than Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa. In fact, you’re hard-pressed to find any other all-lakefront hotel-and-condo retreat, period, because this South Lake Tahoe escape is the only one. It’s also a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner, owing in part to this fabulous location, and in part to its list of fun things to do, indoors and out.
In the winter, the area is famed for its wealth of winter sporting options, from skiing and snowmobiling to ice skating and snow-tubing. If you’d rather take it slow, the year-round M.S. Dixie II cruiser offers scenic lake tours, or you can hang back at the resort and unwind with a hot-stone massage or reflexology treatment at Elements Day Spa. And when you’ve had your fill of the panoramic vistas of lake and peaks, get a change of scenery. Head off to the various restaurants and bars that are within convenient walking distance.


 Every Lodge room at the property is comfortably appointed with lodge-pine furnishings and a gas-burning fireplace. Views from your balcony or patio look directly onto the lake. Take your pick from a room with one or two queen beds, and you can also opt to stay in a room with a fully equipped kitchen.


When you need some assistance in the R&R department, let Elements Day Spa take over, performing a facial, body treatment, skincare treatment or massage. Offerings for the last range from reflexology to hot-stone options, all designed to help you release tension and give tired muscles a boost. 


Tahoe is truly a vacation destination for all seasons. During peak months, you’ll find prime skiing and snowboarding conditions on the local trails, which you can get to on the property’s shuttle. The postcard-perfect winter scenery is also prime for ice skating, snowmobiling and snow-tubing. The gondolas open with ski season – typically around November 20 – and keep operating even after the snow melts, meaning that you can enjoy yet more panoramic views of the scenery in the warmer months. If you visit during autumn, we recommend horseback riding, hot-air ballooning and minigolf.

How to Get There

Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge & Spa
930 Balbijou Rd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8919 United States


Miss the ambiance of tahoe

Although our room was clean, the general location of this hotel was iffy at best,
There is solid dirty/dusty blacktop that runs from the hotel to route 50 about 450 ft with a view of the back of small mall. View toward lake is nice but a light was
On at night. Carpets in hallway are worn torn and dirty. The place in general seems rundown. Very little vegetation and no flowers or landscaping exists.

Great Room with a View!

My husband and I went to Lake Tahoe for a night. The room is very nice. It has log furniture and a deck with a table and chairs. So you can sit outside and enjoy the view. There is a pool, and a hot tub as well. We sat out there all evening. Very nice!
The only thing they need work on is the toilets are low to the ground. Those of us with bad knees prefer the newer taller ones. There is an elevator to the 3rd floor so make sure what floor your on if your knees don't like stairs.

I really shouldnt be letting this secret out
Lisa G

I almost don't want to review this little gem of a secret I cherish but because I love you Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge and Spa here it goes. I have been coming here for years. Basically raised my babies on this beach as I live an hour and a half away. You drive up and you think what kind of dump did I book? That is, until you walk out and see the lake and beach all to yourself. Its not fancy but to have access to the beach, pool, firepit, walking distance to good restaurants and your room right there... It is awesome. NOT having to deal with public beaches rocks. Tip: If you come to Tahoe in the Summer and plan to go to a public beach better be there when it opens at 8 AM. Sand Harbor will close their gates literally by 8:45 AM. I have this place on speed dial. When its hot in Sacramento, I call them up and head out of town. See you again soon home away from home! Never get rid of the Hot Chocolate machine. Kids think it is the bomb!