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"Hotel was a good place to stay. Great location, fun tiki bar, nice pool area and loved that it was right on the beach! Nothing fancy but solid overall ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 01 Jul 2017

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Hotel Description

3.5-star beachfront resort near Lakeside Beach

On the beach

Your stay at this Sierra Shores resort places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Heavenly Gondola and The Shops at Heavenly Village. South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena and Heavenly Ski Resort are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Marina, outdoor pool

A marina, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free resort. There's a free ski shuttle, and ski rentals, ski passes and ski storage are available on site. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and get perks like free WiFi.

Fireplaces, free WiFi

Boasting fireplaces, the 262 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and patios. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include iPod docks and private yards.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
C$111* Per night/room 12 Dec. - 13 Dec.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Partial Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Partial Lake View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Beach View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe ratings based on 21 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe

Everyone (6) Couples (1) Family (5)
4 out of 5
Hotel was a good place to stay. Great location, fun tiki bar, nice pool area and loved that it was right on the beach! Nothing fancy but solid overall.

Posted by , from M on 1 Jul. 2017

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4 out of 5

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.

Pros: Service, and snow play area.
Cons: Include a microwave would be great.
Location: Great location. Indoor Ice Skating Rink nearby. 10 minutes to Heavenly (snow traffic is why it took so long), casinos, or snowmobile.
There was a massive snow storm when we got there. The area by the beach had a huge snow playground for the kids. So this review is a bit biased because we were able to let the kids spend hours upon hours of playing in the snow while watching them from the balcony with a glass of wine. This hotel is average. The fireplace was a nice touch. It would have been better if there was a microwave, but that is really the only think that I could nit-pick on for the price. There were not enough towels when we first got there. We had four people but only two towels. I quick call to the front desk sourced an additional 6 towels for us, and they delivered it to us in 10 minutes. So service was great. The restaurant is closed at 11 am. My family moves slow, and we usually arrived at 10:55. They still served us with a smile. In fact some other families were later than us, and though they were supposed to close they stayed open for us. Carpet was a bit old and dingy. Probably not the highest grade carpet either. However it was relatively clean. Overall, I was happy with the resort.

Posted by on 9 Jan. 2017

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4 out of 5

Beach Retreat

Everything was great except front desk/housekeeping never answer their phones and when they did i was on hold for 30 minutes. Requested fresh towels and was told 2 different times they were on their way and we never received them. Pillows are like rocks. We ended up sleeping with no pillows because no pillows were better than theirs. But like i said everything else was absolutely great.

Posted by , from Sacramento on 29 Jul. 2016

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About the The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe

Location 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Property Features

After a day on the snow, enjoy a relaxing soak in the spa tub and an invigorating swim in the outdoor swimming pool. Getting to the slopes is a breeze with this mountain resort's complimentary ski shuttle. Conveniences like ski storage, ski equipment rentals, and ski passes allow you to spend less time with logistics and more time on the slopes. When the sun goes down, sip après-ski drinks in one of the resort's 2 bars/lounges. There are 2 restaurants on site. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This 3.5-star South Lake Tahoe resort is smoke free.

  • 262 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 5 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 11 sq ft of conference space
  • 1 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1975
  • Bar on the beach
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Ski lift tickets
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Ski equipment rentals
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.) (92.7 km / 57.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free ski shuttle
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe offers 262 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature fireplaces and iPod docking stations. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This South Lake Tahoe resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Fireplace
  • Private patio
  • IPod dock
  • Private outdoor space
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy local cuisine breakfast daily from 6 AM to 11:30 AM.

Sidelines Sports Pub - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Boathouse on the Pier - This beachfront restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open select days.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 4 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 20.0 per day.


  • Pets: USD 30 per accommodation, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Number of children who can stay free - 3


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per night
  • Resort fee: USD 28.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa tub access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Shuttle service
  • Ski shuttle
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 3.00 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per accommodation, per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Beach Retreat & Lodge Tahoe
  • Beach Retreat Lodge
  • Beach Retreat Lodge Tahoe South Lake Tahoe
  • Tahoe Beach Retreat
  • Beach Retreat Lodge Tahoe
  • Beach Retreat Tahoe South Lake Tahoe
  • Beach Retreat Tahoe
  • The Beach Retreat Lodge at Tahoe
  • Retreat Tahoe South Tahoe
  • The Retreat & At Tahoe Tahoe
  • The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe Resort
  • The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe South Lake Tahoe
  • The Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe Resort South Lake Tahoe

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.