Best B&Bs in Lake Tahoe: Mountain Lodges and Cozy Cabins

Bed & Breakfasts in the Tahoe area range from elegantly rustic mountain lodges and cute cabins to restored Victorian homes. Each of these 10Best B&Bs feature either a continental or full, gourmet breakfast in the morning to get you started on your Tahoe adventures.

For a special event or getaway, the Black Bear Inn has beautiful grounds and a large fireplace in the lobby. The Tahoma Meadows Cottages have pet-friendly cabins tucked into the trees and the Painted Rock Lodge in Squaw Valley has amazing views of the forest and the resort, an 8 person spa and 2-story windows that look out onto the Truckee River. For more views, The Shore House at Lake Tahoe is in the perfect location for a wedding.

For bed and breakfast locations in Truckee, the River Street Inn has a great view of the Truckee River. Edith Palmers Country Inn and the White House Bed & Breakfast are located in Virginia City, which is about 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe in a historic Western town where you can ride an authentic steam train. For a bit of history, the restored Genoa House Inn is the perfect choice. Also in the small town of Genoa is the White House Bed & Breakfast, located in an elegant Victorian.



This B&B in Genoa, Nevada (the oldest settlement in the state) sits in the shade of the Sierra Nevada range just below Lake Tahoe. The home from 1885 has been completely restored and each room contains luxurious beds and linens, bathrobes,...  Read More



The innkeepers of this historic home on the Truckee River have retained the classic look of this home from 1885, but have added modern amenities like a full kitchen, baths and a great room with comfortable furniture for lounging and reading. The...  Read More



The Shore House at Lake Tahoe gets you right on top of the water and away from everything. The nine guest room (plus honeymoon cottage) bed and breakfast is close to much of the great outdoor experiences on the North Shore including hiking,...  Read More



Edith Palmer's Country Inn is located in a Victorian home that was built in 1863 and originally used as a cider factory. The Inn is an award-winning Bed & Breakfast with four Victorian inspired rooms. Visit Marilyn's Room and stay where...  Read More



This dog-friendly hotel is located near the Heavenly ski resort in South Lake Tahoe. All the newly remodeled rooms have brand new beds, linens and furnishings. The hotel is in a wooded area and is very quiet, their cabin-style suites have river...  Read More

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The Painted Rock Lodge is a luxurious mountain lodge located on the Truckee River near Squaw Creek at the mouth of Squaw Valley. The Painted Rock Lodge is centrally located at North Lake Tahoe with easy year-round access literally minutes from...  Read More



f you want a real taste of the mountains, the Fireside Loge Bed & Breakfast will accommodate you. This charming, log-cabin inspired B&B features Tahoe themed suites, a main room with a roaring fireplace and access to some of the best areas...  Read More



Many of the Tahoma Meadows cottages have been in the area since the 1950s and they make a charming place to bring the entire family--including the dog. Each cabin is uniquely decorated with mountain decor and surrounded by pine and aspen trees....  Read More



The Black Bear Inn Bed & Breakfast has bee voted as on of the best B&Bs in California. This elegantly rustic lodge is located in South Lake Tahoe close to Emerald Bay and the casinos on the Nevada side of the lake. The five guest rooms each...  Read More


Meet Christina Nellemann

Christina has lived in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area since she was a baby. A first-generation Nevadan, her Danish parents instilled in her an intense love of travel and the wild, rugged outdoors...  More About Christina