High Country Lodge

1227 Emerald Bay RoadSouth Lake Tahoe96150USA
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About High Country Lodge

The High Country Lodge offers simple and cozy accommodation, a short drive from both the Horizon Resort and Casino, and the Heavenly Ski Resort.

Every room contains a coffee machine and bedside lamps, plus cable TV. Private bathrooms are supplied with free toiletries and a hairdryer. There is also a table and chairs in each room for guests to enjoy.

Free private parking is available for all guests, without reservation. There is also an outdoor picnic area in a grassy area with trees offering shade.

There are vending machines on-site offering snacks, but there is no restaurant or meal service. Several restaurants are within a short walk of the property, including a popular breakfast café.

Lake Tahoe Airport is just one and a half kilometres from the High Country Lodge. Emerald Bay State Park is seventeen kilometres away, whilst within thirty minutes walk guests can reach Lake Tahoe Balloons and Magic Carpet Golf.


1227 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150, USA
Telephone: +1(530)6004411 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Express check-in / out
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking lot

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Deaf accessibility equipment

For children

  • Child / Baby Crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Small and quiet property

This small hotel just has fifteen rooms on-site and is therefore a quiet and peaceful property. Guests find it to be relaxing and enjoy the quiet environment, listing it as a major positive of the hotel. The outdoor seating areas are also described as very relaxing and peaceful.

Great customer service

There is consistent praise for the staff of this property, with a high rating from reviews. Guests comment on the friendly and helpful nature of the staff and feel they offer sincere and genuine customer service.

Free on-site parking

Ample on-site parking spots are available for all the guests of this hotel, something appreciated by many guests. Reviews mention the convenience of being able to park on-site, close to the accommodation, with guests feeling this is an excellent facility of this property.

Negative Reviews

Old and dated accommodation

Many reviews point out the aging feel of this hotel, with most of the criticism directed at the rooms of the property. Guests report the rooms to feel old fashioned and tired looking, with many facilities not up to a modern standard. The furniture is also said to look old and tired.

Poor quality Wi-Fi

There are many reviews criticising the Wi-Fi quality on offer at this hotel. Guests report the coverage is poor and the connection speed is often too slow. Reviews suggest that the service can not be relied upon and would not recommend it as a useful feature of this property.

No further issues reported

So far, no further recent negative opinion has been expressed by guests about this hotel.

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