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Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
2375 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free Cancellation
$34
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28
3.1/5 (1,007 reviews)

"The staff is exceptional. Luke and Chris are so efficient and cheerful. The women at the front desk are knowledgeable about great things going on around town for visitors to appreciate. Very helpful!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe
Travel Inn
2 out of 5
3536 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$35
per night
Oct 21 - Oct 22
3.1/5 (910 reviews)

"Fairly good place to stay overnight conveniently near everything"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Travel Inn
Stateline Economy Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
966 La Salle St, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$34
per night
Oct 24 - Oct 25
2.6/5 (681 reviews)

"Family oriented, hospitable and accommodating. Easy parking close to attractions and beautiful lake Tahoe beach with free complementary passes!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2019

Stateline Economy Inn & Suites
Big Pines Mountain House
2 out of 5
4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$34
per night
Nov 13 - Nov 14
3.5/5Good! (2,166 reviews)

"The staff was great; very friendly. The room was clean and the breakfast had enough selection to get us going for the day. The room was very clean and comfortable. The only improvement that I would suggest would be some blackout blinds or heavy drapes due to the exterior lighting throughout the complex. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Big Pines Mountain House
Rodeway Inn Casino Center
2 out of 5
4127 Pine Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$56
per night
Oct 20 - Oct 21
3.4/5Good! (1,941 reviews)

"Convenient location, great service. Clean room, polite staff"…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Rodeway Inn Casino Center
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Heavenly Village Area
1.5 out of 5
3860 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$53
per night
Nov 3 - Nov 4
3.3/5 (430 reviews)

"The property was nice a bit older not remodeled. It would have been nice to see the swimming pool in use."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Heavenly Village Area
Pinewood Inn
2 out of 5
3818 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$30
per night
Oct 15 - Oct 16
2.9/5 (716 reviews)

"Clean, very reasonably priced, great location. Pleasant staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019

Pinewood Inn
Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
3496 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$38
per night
Oct 24 - Oct 25
2.9/5 (438 reviews)

"Great location!! Next to dining, beach, trails and shopping."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe
Alpine Inn and Spa
3 out of 5
920 Stateline Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$45
per night
Oct 15 - Oct 16
3.4/5 (951 reviews)

"Great location, very quiet and within walking distance of a beach ($10 entrance fee though)"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Alpine Inn and Spa
High Country Lodge
2 out of 5
1227 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$45
per night
Oct 20 - Oct 21
3.7/5Good! (250 reviews)

"The property is beautiful and has many large pine trees surrounding it. The main issue i had while staying here is that the beds are firm and so are the pillows. Im a side sleeper and was tossing and turning often."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

High Country Lodge
Bluelake Inn at Tahoe
2 out of 5
944 Friday Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$46
per night
Oct 15 - Oct 16
3.7/5Good! (1,823 reviews)

"We live in Incline Village in North Lake Tahoe, but from time to time need a place to sleep over in South Lake Tahoe rather than driving back and forth to attend special events in South Lake. After searching "budget" hotels/motels in South Lake Tahoe, we stumbled across Bluelake Inn at Tahoe with ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe
Americas Best Value Inn Casino Center Lake Tahoe
2.5 out of 5
4107 Pine Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$44
per night
Oct 15 - Oct 16
3.1/5 (1,617 reviews)

"I did not like the short beds and toilet. The rooms look old but they weren't terrible. I did not like that the neighbors were so loud, but the property can't really control that."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Americas Best Value Inn Casino Center Lake Tahoe
3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
3 out of 5
931 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
$37
per night
Oct 28 - Oct 29
4.1/5Very Good! (5,055 reviews)

"Great place to stay! The heater turns on and off at night which was a little annoying but other than that we had a very pleasant stay. Recommend! Would come here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club
Blackjack Inn South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
985 Park Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$42
per night
Oct 15 - Oct 16
4.2/5Very Good! (196 reviews)

"Good location. Reasonable room rate. Walked to Heavenly and the the casinos."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2019

Blackjack Inn South Lake Tahoe
Blue Jay Lodge
2 out of 5
4133 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$43
per night
Oct 20 - Oct 21
3.5/5Good! (1,009 reviews)

"Nice area would stay there again. No computer to use on site."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2019

Blue Jay Lodge
Apex Inn
2 out of 5
1171 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$45
per night
Oct 15 - Oct 16
3.6/5Good! (314 reviews)

"This hotel was priced cheaper than others in the area, so we were not expecting much. The whole place is kept up very nice. Cute rooms and pleasant staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Apex Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham South Lake Tahoe
2 out of 5
3838 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$47
per night
Oct 21 - Oct 22
2.8/5 (900 reviews)

"convenient location; fair price property is a bit run down"…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Super 8 by Wyndham South Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Ambassador Lodge
2 out of 5
4130 Manzanita Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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2.9/5 (615 reviews)

"Wi fi was good, Tv real poor. Only has cable type channels, nothing local. no news or weather. Older place right out of the 70's except shag carpet. Wi fi a little skitzy when place was full. Able to stream when not full. location is good. Water pressure is good and hot water was fine."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2019

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Cheap Hotels in South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Heavenly Ski Resort, this destination is home to Bijou Community Park and Campground by the Lake, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for affordable places to stay in South Lake Tahoe, you can book your choice of the 49 budget accommodations in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Stateline Economy Inn & Suites - 2-star motel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its spacious rooms and proximity to shops.

Alpine Inn and Spa - Customers like this 2.5-star hotel for its comfortable rooms and overall value. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Bluelake Inn at Tahoe - At this 2-star beach motel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the central location and comfortable rooms.

Big Pines Mountain House - 2-star ski motel. You'll find free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and an outdoor pool at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall value and comfortable rooms.

Planning Your Trip to South Lake Tahoe

Haven't picked your travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September, and June, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 17°F
  • Rainiest months: November, December, March, and January, with an average rainfall of 2.92 inches
  • Driest months: August, July, June, and September, with an average rainfall of 0.53 inches

Sightseeing In and Around South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe attracts visitors with its casino gaming and lakeside setting, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Heavenly Ski Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the area's cultural spots like Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum and Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, or get outdoors at Bijou Community Park.

Travelers also like South Lake Tahoe for its:
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Mountain views
  • Camping
  • Beaches
  • Excursions
  • Entertainment

Getting Around South Lake Tahoe

The most convenient airport is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city center in Lake Tahoe, CA (TVL). However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can look into flights to Truckee, CA (TKF-Truckee Tahoe), which is 29 mi (46.7 km) away. South Lake Tahoe might not have very many public transit choices so a car rental could be an economical alternative to explore the area.

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