Nestled in the trees on the historic Lake Tahoe west shore in Tahoe Park, this cozy adults only bed and breakfast is just steps from a private Lake Tahoe beach. Free WiFi is available in all public areas. Offering a fireplace, all studios feature garden or partial lake views at Cottage Inn. A flat-screen cable TV, small refrigerator, seating area and an en suite bathroom are also included. Log cabin inspired, studios are decorated in wood furnishings and rustic accents. A hearty country breakfast is prepared on site daily and served in the dining room during the winter or on the garden terrace in the summer. Tahoe City is 2 miles away. Squaw Valley Ski Resort is 5 miles away. Reno International Airport is 1 hours' drive away. Is located 100 feet from the beach.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, American, Breakfast to go

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Tahoe City
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  • Marc
    United States United States
    Amazing owners and staff. Super accommodating. Breakfasts were great couldn’t have been happier!
  • Curtis
    United States United States
    Staff was super friendly, the breakfast was amazing!!! Easy, quick drive to the resorts to snowboard.
  • Nuria
    United States United States
    We arrived at night and I loved how much lighting there was with all the string lights, it was a very cute environment. The bed was super comfortable and the cabin stayed very warm. We also walking over to the beach (even with snow) which gave us...

Host Information

Company review score: 9.8Based on 121 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Each team member at The Cottage Inn is dedicated to making your visit a magical experience. Start your day with our delectable hand-crafted breakfast made from old family recipes. Take advantage of our in-house expertise on local restaurants and outdoor activities. Our goal is to ensure you enjoy all that this property and iconic region has to offer - and that you leave us relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to revisit us soon!

Property information

Visit The Cottage Inn for a rustic and eloquent "Old Tahoe" experience. Located on Lake Tahoe's North West Shore, The Cottage Inn is just steps away from a private beach; excellent dining options; and an vast variety of outdoor activities for all seasons. Each quaint room is uniquely themed and includes a fireplace; complementary breakfast delivered to your room, and private beach access. Let this magical property transport you back to a more relaxed and peaceful time!

Neighbourhood information

Locals say "The West Shore is The Best Shore" and they're right! The Cottage Inn is nestled in a magical park-like setting between hwy 89 and the lake. Everything you need for "memory making" is right here. Private beach access? 75 ft. away. Legendary bars, restaurants, deli, gelato and coffee? 200 ft. away. Boat, kayak, SUP and bike rentals? 300 ft away. Bike path along the lake shore - it's all right here! Just a short jaunt away, you can enjoy three "World class" ski resorts all within a 8 mile radius of our property: Palisades (formerly Squaw Valley), Alpine Meadows & Homewood. Museums and shopping in Tahoe City are just 5 minutes away!

Languages spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Private beach area
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Garden view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski school
    Additional charge
  • Ski storage
  • Beach
  • Snorkelling
  • Horse riding
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Windsurfing
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Express check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 23:30

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 06:30 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that the property does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe

  • Check-in at Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe include:

    • Studio
    • Double

  • Guests staying at Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • American
    • Breakfast to go

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe is 2.3 miles from the centre of Tahoe City. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Cottage Inn At Lake Tahoe offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Private beach area
    • Beach
    • Horse riding