When you think of Lake Tahoe, you think of the beach on the lake, the mountains for skiing/snowboarding, the forest for mountain biking or hiking, and Stateline for entertainment. On each of our trips we love partaking in 2-3 of those lovely area amenities. Formerly the Embassy Suites, Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel is a newly independent property as of April 1, 2013 and has doors that open to each of those amenities. Sitting on property that is literally on the border of California and Nevada, this hotel is close to all you love in Tahoe and is a fabulous place to stay with your family!
From a 30 second walk to Harrah’s Casino, a 7 minute walk to the lake, a shuttle ride to Heavenly ski resort, or quick mountain bike ride to hop on the Powerline Trail, the Lake Tahoe Resort is in the heart of Tahoe. Find a staff member of the hotel and check out their badges, you’ll see each person’s unique and personal connection to Tahoe. Ask them about their interest and maybe it’ll be something you take up on your trip! That is, if you leave this great hotel.
Every room in the hotel is a 2-room suite with tons of room to relax, sleep, and even share a meal. A full living room with a sleeper sofa, chair, and flat screen is adjacent to a dining table and chairs. Then walk over to the wet bar across from the full bathroom. Through a door you’ll find a king or two queen beds offering comfort and privacy at the same time.
I love added touches like a second flat screen so kids and parents can watch their favorite shows, a separate sink/vanity when fighting over the bathroom ensues with the teen, and robes are always a homey touch!The bedroom view gives you a taste of what’s out the doors of the hotel.
With your stay you get a generous happy hour with unlimited full-bar and veggies, dip, and popcorn. There are tons of seating, and with the aid of plastic cups you can even enjoy your food and beverage while watching the kids in the pool on the same level. A large flat screen TV offers sports in one section, or grab a tray and take your goodies back to the room. I have to admit we planned out two nights around the fun happy hour, you get a community feel and it reminds me of eating in the dining halls in college but only family style, it’s a great vibe.
Also included is the huge breakfast buffet. Want a special order omelette, pancakes, eggs, bacon, fruit, oatmeal, cereal, etc? You’re bound to find it cooked fresh and to your liking, you surely will not leave hungry! They have a large menu on the wall with what they change up during the week as far as meats/potatoes/hot line/cold line/eggs.
We dined in the hotel restaurant Echo one evening and enjoyed their delicious cuisine, husband and son shared the El Grande Nachos and I enjoyed the flavor of the blackened beef bruschetta, the girls ate off the children’s menu that I appreciate they had! Take a walk outside and down the road and find tons of shopping, restaurants, a theater, mini-golf, and the Gondola that will take you to the top of Heavenly mountain, you are so close to everything.
This hotel has so much and it’s amenities will have us coming back again and again due to it’s competitive price.
Our stay was hosted, all opinions and gratuities are our own.