Base Camp South Lake Tahoe

4143 Cedar Ave., off U.S. 50, South Lake Tahoe, California, 96150, USA

This spunky three-floor boutique hotel near the Heavenly Gondola, Stateline casinos, and several good restaurants provides solid value in a hip yet family-friendly setting. The lake is a five-minute walk away. Rooms are outfitted in a 21st-century rustic-camping style, with reclaimed wood and shades of gray and brown with splashes of bright orange or green. The Great Indoors rooms have tented beds, a faux fire pit, and glowing stars on the ceiling if you want to play at camping; the Explorers Club offers four bunk beds to sleep a group of eight. All have free good Wi-Fi, iPod docks, and flat-screen TVs with cable; . The public areas include a lobby with leather sofas and a fireplace; outdoors are fire pits, a beer garden, and rooftop hot tub.

PROS

  • convenient location
  • great for groups
  • cool public spaces include rooftop hot tub with mountain views

CONS

  • communal dinners won't appeal to all travelers
  • near a busy area
  • not on the lake

Location

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Casual
Central
Design

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 530-208–0180

HOTEL DETAILS

74 rooms
Rate Includes: Breakfast

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