Including Olympic Valley Hotels
Options for Palisades Tahoe hotels are correctly seen by visitors as being upscale. Wonder why? This area proudly hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics, an event still easy to appreciate on snowy slopes and trails developed for the games. Remember Walt Disney? Yes, that Mickey Mouse-creating Walt Disney. He served as the Chairman of the Olympics’ pageantry. The magic he insisted upon is still found at the dozens of Palisades Tahoe lodgings, including hotels, motels and bed and breakfast inns available in this section near north Lake Tahoe. Luxuries, even beyond old Walt’s imagination, are commonplace at Palisades Tahoe hotels. Extravagances like heated floors are amenities anyone can appreciate. Guests staying in a bed and breakfast find them well equipped to enhance any vacation.
Enjoying nature is why everyone, from extreme sports enthusiasts to those simply motoring through it, comes to Lake Tahoe. Ranking high are miles of world-class snow ski and boarding runs. Grab the action just outside the ski-in/ski-out entrances of some Palisades Tahoe hotels. History is also a big draw, and staying at a Palisades Tahoe hotel provides easy access to attractions and views, whether you’re interested in Northern California’s Gold Rush, the Donner Party or transcontinental train history.
Palisades Tahoe Hotels Are Popular
Including Alpine Meadows Hotels
Reservations are a must here in Palisades Tahoe. Do not be fooled into thinking the off-seasons do not require them. Plenty of festivals, attractions and activities keep Palisades Tahoe hotel rooms booked year-round. A delay on your part could mean having to forfeit this Lake Tahoe destination. No one wants that. Hop online or on the phone to book today. Become a winner — Olympic-style.
See the Vacation Rentals page for more about your options of places to stay in Palisades Tahoe.
Palisades Tahoe Hotels by Category
Alpine Meadows, CA Place to Stay
2285 River Road, Tahoe City, CA
Offering hearty gourmet dining and bar specials in a nostalgic atmosphere, River Ranch is a landmark destination for visitors and a locals' favorite year-round. Nestled on the banks of the Truckee River, River Ranch is poised to catch people tubing down the mellow rapids during the heat of the summer and to capture the après-ski crowd funneling down from the ski resorts during the cold winter nights. Their recently renovated seasonal patio is home to an outdoor bar that serves the iconic Class V River Rum Punch and their famous nachos, with alfresco dining under the stars. The cozy and intimate indoor bar and restaurant are known for gourmet meals, scenic river views and gathering around one of the two fireplaces. Their menu brings together all the summer and winter favorites with California cuisine and rotating specials and is proud to offer game, fish, chicken, burgers and veggie options. They also provide 19 small, boutique-style rooms for guests; reservations are highly recommended.
Offering hearty gourmet dining and bar specials in a nostalgic atmosphere, River Ranch is a landmark destination for visitors and a locals' favorite year-round. Nestled on the banks of the Truckee River, River Ranch is poised to catch people tubing down the mellow rapids during the heat of the summer and to capture the après-ski crowd funneling down from the ski resorts during the cold...read more
Offering hearty gourmet dining and bar specials in a nostalgic atmosphere, River Ranch is a...read more
The Village at Palisades Tahoe
1750 Village East Road, Olympic Valley, CA
The Village at Palisades Tahoe is northern California's example of a ski hamlet, offering lodging, dining, shopping, activities and events, all close to the slopes of Palisades Tahoe. Many lodge rooms have views of the mountains and are only a few steps from the various base area ski lifts. Rooms are situated above the plethora of shops and restaurants with balconies looking out over the hustle and bustle below. The variety of restaurants and shops connects with the needs and wants of the many guests who visit the area. For example, for the 20-somethings there are bars that are busy on weekends and holidays. For couples, there are romantic restaurants and activities to inspire connection. For families, there are plenty of restaurants, shops and fun activities that keep all ages occupied. Those who want to unwind and ease out their muscle tension will enjoy Palisades Yoga Studio. The Village is also the launching place for the aerial tram, which flies another 2,000 vertical feet up to High Camp located at 8,200 feet. There you will find hiking and disc golf as well as dining and bar options.
The Village at Palisades Tahoe is northern California's example of a ski hamlet, offering lodging, dining, shopping, activities and events, all close to the slopes of Palisades Tahoe. Many lodge rooms have views of the mountains and are only a few steps from the various base area ski lifts. Rooms are situated above the plethora of shops and restaurants with balconies looking out over the...read more
The Village at Palisades Tahoe is northern California's example of a ski hamlet, offering lodging,...read more
A unique aspect to Palisades Tahoe is that it is rich in ski history. Combining the vision of Olympic ski-hopeful Wayne Poulsen with the financial backing and business expertise of Harvard lawyer Alex Cushing, Palisades Tahoe (then known as Squaw Valley) spun its first chair lift in 1949, beginning its journey as one of the best ski areas in the nation. Although the visionaries parted...read more
Everline Resort & Spa is a one-stop shop for outdoor recreation in the Palisades Tahoe area. The hotel offers high-end rooms that either look out at the mountain or to the forest behind the resort. The property resides on a full 18-hole golf course and fly-fishing arena in the summer, and it transforms into a cross-country skiing activity area in the winter. A few of...read more
Goose Meadow Campground is a basic camping area situated between Highway 89 and the Truckee River. Although traffic noise can be loud due to the proximity to the highway, this is a great campground for fly fisherman with the banks of the river only a few steps away. Another bonus of this campground is the easy accessibility to the restaurants, bars and night attractions in...read more
Palisades Tahoe Lodge offers a more condominium-style atmosphere than the other nearby accommodations. Perfect for those looking for an enclosed building that has apartment-style layouts, the lodge offers guests an enclosed workout facility and an outdoor heated pool and hot tub. Just a few minutes' walk away from the ski lifts and next door to the Village at Palisades Tahoe, Palisades Tahoe Lodge is ideally...read more
The Village at Palisades Tahoe
A prime example of California chic, PlumpJack Inn is designed with a high-class, contemporary flair that still connects with the mountains. Modern, spacious and inviting, PlumpJacks (as it is known by locals) is a favorite for those looking for an upscale approach to their time at Palisades Tahoe (formerly known as Squaw Valley). PlumpJacks is located next door to the Palisades Tahoe Cable Car and...read more
Red Wolf Lodge is perfect for visitors wanting close proximity to the ski lifts while at the same time not having to spend top dollar. With a clean, welcoming atmosphere (the lobby is reminiscent of a kind grandma's living room), Red Wolf Lodge has the ambiance of a quaint bed and breakfast. The lodging comes in the form of a studio, one-bedroom condo or two-bedroom...read more
If you're looking to camp as close as possible to Tahoe City, then this is the place for you – a campground with 23 sites, all with bear bins, grills, picnic tables and fire pits. This is a smaller campground, making it unsuitable for large RVs or trailers. This campground is best for tents or small campers as there are no hook-ups or dump stations....read more