Directions & Parking at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

Whether you’re traveling by car or plane, getting to South Lake Tahoe is quick and easy! Lake Tahoe is only a short distance from major cities in California and Nevada, making it very accessible and a must-see destination. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get you to Lake Tahoe! Keep reading for directions, parking information, and everything you need to know about traveling to Lake Tahoe.


No matter which direction you’re driving from, the trip to South Lake Tahoe promises beautiful scenery along the way, some fun sightseeing opportunities, and culminates with the incredible expanse of Lake Tahoe. We’re just a short distance from major metropolitan areas in California and Nevada, including Reno, Las Vegas, Sacramento, San Francisco, and more! Fill up the tank, strap on your seatbelt, and hit the road.

  • If driving from the Reno area, take I-580 S
  • If driving from the San Francisco area, take I-80 E and US-50 E/El Dorado Fwy
  • If driving from the Los Angeles area, take CA-14 N and US-395 N
  • If driving from the Las Vegas area, take US-95 N

If navigating via GPS, our address is:
4130 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Lake Tahoe Road Construction & Updates

Before heading out, be sure to check road conditions in Lake Tahoe. Traffic, road closures, rain, and snowy conditions can impact your travel. Check out the following resources to plan for traffic and construction:

Parking at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

If you’re driving here, it’s important that you know about parking at our hotel. Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel does not own any external parking for guests. However, there are still parking options that are safe and reliable.

  • Valet parking. Our underground parking garage is available 24/7 by valet service for only $29/day.
  • Self-park. Guests may self-park in a public parking garage located two blocks from the hotel for easy access.

If you have any questions regarding parking, you can contact our service desk at 530-544-5400.


If you’re heading to Lake Tahoe via plane, you can fly into Reno/Tahoe International Airport, located at 2001 E. Plumb Lane in Reno, Nevada. This is the closest major airport to Lake Tahoe.

All the major airlines service RNO, including Southwest, Frontier, Delta, American, and more. Reno/Tahoe International Airport has a total of 252 flights daily, including 25 flights out of Northern California and 19 out of Southern California. With non-stop flights to Lake Tahoe from 24 destinations and direct (1 stop) from 17 destinations, flying has never been so simple.

Check out the RNO website for the latest flight information and travel updates.

South Tahoe Airporter

Once you arrive at the Reno airport, the South Tahoe Airporter provides worry-free, year-round transportation with non-stop service from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to South Lake Tahoe. There are 11 regular departures daily to Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel from the Departure Lounge located in the Baggage Claim area at RNO.

For more details, call 1-866-898-2463.

Car Rentals

If you’d like to rent a car and drive yourself from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, the airport provides access to nine different rental car agencies, including Hertz and Enterprise. Rental car counters are located in Baggage Claim at the airport.

Getting Around South Lake Tahoe

Once you arrive in Lake Tahoe, there’s so much to do and see! Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel puts you in the center of the action. However, if you want to explore the beautiful area, there are plenty of public transportation options.

  • The Tahoe Transportation District operates the South Lake Tahoe area coordinated transit system. This includes the South Shore fixed-route service and paratransit service.
  • Lyft is a public ride-sharing service. Simply download the app on your smartphone to request a ride to take you around South Lake Tahoe.
  • Discover Lake Tahoe Sightseeing Tours and Private Charters offers shuttle services in and around Lake Tahoe, including major Tahoe-area ski resorts like Kirkwood and Northstar.
  • Nifty 50 trolleys are a fun way for visitors to get around Lake Tahoe in the summer months. The open trolleys operate June through Labor Day, ferrying passengers from Harvey’s to Kiva Beach on one route and from the Heavenly Tram or Zephyr Cove on another.

In addition to these public transportation options, there are also a variety of bike rentals, ATV rentals, and more if you plan to hit the trails. For more information about Lake Tahoe transportation, car rentals, and more, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Lake Tahoe Activity Map

Map of activities around Lake Tahoe

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