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    The Landing Resort & Spa
    South Lake Tahoe, CA
    $40 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    $40 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Located along the South Shore in Lake Tahoe, about 60 miles south of Reno, Nevada, the Landing Resort & Spa is a 77-room lakefront hotel. Guest rooms here boast heated bathroom floors, flat-screen TVs and fireplaces. The resort's location makes for a good spot for travelers craving outdoor pursuits, including skiing, snowmobiling, swimming at the nearby beach, fishing and golfing. Plus, the hotel puts guests within easy reach of Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, South Tahoe's casinos and Heavenly Mountain Resort, a popular ski resort. Recent visitors praise the hotel's lakeside location and the California cuisine served on-site at Jimmy's Restaurant. Other on-site features include a spa, an outdoor pool and hot tub, a 2,500 wine vault. Overall, the Landing Resort & Spa makes for an upscale home base for those looking to enjoy the many outdoor activities in Lake Tahoe, though some guests lamented the $40 daily resort fee tacked onto their final bill.
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    Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe
    South Lake Tahoe, CA
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Located in South Lake Tahoe (on the California side of the lake), the spacious lodgings at the Grand Residences by Marriott are ideal for vacationing families. Skiers appreciate that the gondola up to the Heavenly Ski Resort is just steps from the front door. When you need to thaw, take a dip in the hotel's heated pool or hot tub. Because this is a Grand Residence, the rooms are owned by Marriott Vacation Club members, meaning that the amenities resemble those of timeshares more than hotel rooms; you'll get a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Even though the resort does not charge for Wi-Fi usage, the $29 per day valet parking fee galled many recent guests. This property is a Marriott Bonvoy category 8, meaning that members need at least 35,000 points to book a free night.
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    Harrah's Lake Tahoe Resort & Casino
    Stateline, NV
    $25 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    $25 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Perched on the California-Nevada border, this casino resort in Stateline, Nevada, is great for Lake Tahoe visitors looking to test the kindness of Lady Luck. The on-site casino's slots and table games afford plenty of ways to win (or lose) big, and visitors agree that the facility makes for a good few hours of play. Guests at Harrah's Lake Tahoe also enjoy the nightly entertainment found in the South Shore Room and the PEEK Nightclub. And for a quieter experience, you can get a massage at Reflections The Spa or lounge by the indoor pool. The rooms aren't too shabby either with Gilchrist & Soames bath products and 300-thread-count sheets.
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    Marriott's Timber Lodge
    South Lake Tahoe, CA
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    If you've come to Lake Tahoe for snow, you can't get much closer than this. Marriott's Timber Lodge in South Lake Tahoe sits in close proximity from the Heavenly Mountain Ski Resort, offering guests prime access to one of the region's most popular ski areas. Guests can also easily access the Heavenly Gondola, which provides a scenic trip to the ski runs. The hotel itself is modeled after the quintessential ski lodge, with a cabin-like exterior and a steamy hot tub to help you thaw out after a day on the slopes. Guests love the villa-style lodgings, saying that the in-suite dining areas and kitchenettes, as well as the separate living and sleeping areas, gave this resort a homey feel. And if you've got kids in tow, the lodge offers a variety of activities and videogame systems to help every member of your family have fun. Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and redeem points at this property.
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    Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
    South Lake Tahoe, CA
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Located in South Lake Tahoe, California, the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is an all-suite hotel is at the base of Heavenly Mountain and half-a-mile from the lakeshore. Guests at the hotel can enjoy a heated indoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness center and three garden atriums. For those looking to kick back, there’s a nightly happy hour and a modern, on-site restaurant. A nightly resort fee covers amenities, as well as free Wi-Fi access and seasonal beach passes and ski and snowboard valet. Start the day with complimentary breakfast at the buffet before venturing out. And when it’s time to turn in, guest rooms feature mountain decor alongside kitchenettes and living rooms with flat-screen TVs and sofa beds. Additional amenities include valet parking and in-suite spa services, both of which are available for a fee. Recent guests love the location and proximity to nearby ski lifts, but a few of them bemoan the parking fees.
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    Harveys Resort & Casino
    Stateline, NV
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Harveys Resort & Casino is a 4 star hotel located at Hwy 50 And Stateline Ave in Lake Tahoe. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 4443 reviews.
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    The Ridge Tahoe
    Stateline, NV
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Ridge Tahoe is a 3 star hotel located at 400 Ridge Club Dr in Lake Tahoe. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 804 reviews.

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