Hostel in Lake Tahoe, USA

1 Hostel in Lake Tahoe available. Prices start from $22 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Lake Tahoe

Mellow Mountain Hostel

South Lake Tahoe
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The owners have been working very hard to provide everything you need for a comfy place to stay. Free covered parking onsite, lockers for each guest in the room, big kitchen in the communal room … More

Hostel in Lake Tahoe, USA

1 Hostel in Lake Tahoe available. Prices start from $22 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Lake Tahoe (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe is a popular destination for Americans and overseas hostel travelers alike. Located about a four hour drive from San Francisco, it makes a perfect spot for a weekend break or longer. Tahoe gets a mix of young revelers to seniors, and has something for everyone.

Popular in both winter and summer, Lake Tahoe has plenty to offer. Winter travelers will be here to discover the large area of ski fields between the mega resorts of Heavenly, Squaw Valley, Northstar, Sierra, Kirkwood, Alpine Meadows, and many other smaller resorts. Each ski resort has a variety of terrain from beginners to advanced. Lake Tahoe's big attraction over other resorts in the USA is that it is famous for its high number of sunny days, even in winter. Lift ticket prices are reasonable.

Once the snow melts and the temperatures rise, Lake Tahoe re-invents itself as a summer destination. The white mountains turn green and the area becomes popular with hikers, boaters, bikers, golfers, and other outdoor enthusiasts. A particularly busy time of year is in August when the PGA Reno-Tahoe Open comes to town (book your hostel early if you're planning to be in town during this time). Throughout the rest of the year there are other festivals and events.

No matter what time of year it is, you can find good nightlife in Tahoe. The village is partly in California and partly in Nevada. You will know what side you are in when you see the casinos. Harveys, Harrah's, and Montbleu are all here and you can gamble away the night in any of these or visit some of the top bars and nightclubs inside each. There are also plenty of different types of restaurants offering international cuisine.

In terms of Lake Tahoe hostels and budget accommodations, you have several choices available.

Written by local enthusiast for Lake Tahoe hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Lake Tahoe hostels RayJ

Lake Tahoe Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Lake Tahoe, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 1
Average dorm price $44
Average private room price $220
Cheapest Hostel in Lake Tahoe Mellow Mountain Hostel with $51
Party hostels in Lake Tahoe Mellow Mountain Hostel (1 in total)
Most Lake Tahoe hostels are located in South Lake Tahoe
Average rating of all hostels 9.1

FAQ about Lake Tahoe Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Lake Tahoe. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Travel Tips for Lake Tahoe - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Lake Tahoe. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Lake Tahoe. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

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