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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Truckee, United States

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Reservations booked under the "5 Star Signature Package" rate will also include continental breakfast for two daily in Café Blue or Manzanita and a $100 resort credit per room/per stay (excludes alcohol, taxes, gratuities, True North and spa retail).

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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
Featuring a mid-mountain location on Northstar California, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is the first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California. Highlights of this year-round luxury resort include: luxurious guestrooms and suites with in-room fire places and floor-to-ceiling windows, a 17,000 sq ft slope-side spa with treatments themed around water and woods, extraordinary dining in Manzanita featuring rustic California cuisine with mountain resort influences, a vibrant children's program with interactive games, crafts and opportunities to connect with our mountain setting in meaningful ways and a marshmology experience each evening at the fire pit featuring the "Art of the S'more."

During the summer months, Northstar California offers a family-friendly playground with the region’s best mountain adventure including hiking and mountain biking. The resort also offers a variety of activities and water sports on Lake Tahoe, just 15 minutes away with daily kayak and stand up paddle boarding excursions lead by the professional guides at Tahoe Adventure Company. Preferred tee times can be enjoyed at two nearby championship golf courses, Gray's Crossing, certified as an Audubon International Gold Signature Sanctuary, and Old Greenwood, a Jack Nicklaus signature course.

During the winter season, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe's mid-mountain location provides for ski-in / ski-out access to Northstar California with mountain concierge services where the ski valets will assist you with your boots and escort you to your skis and poles waiting on the slopes. Northstar offers world-class grooming and provides a plethora of family activities in the Village at Northstar accessed from the hotel by an inter-mountain gondola including ice-skating, shopping and dining.
Hotel Address:
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
  • 13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Court
  • Truckee, CA 96161
  • United States

Location Summary
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe resort is situated mid-mountain at Northstar California Resort, a 10-minute drive from Lake Tahoe and the historic town of Truckee also connected to the Village at Northstar California with an inter-mountain seasonal gondola. Squaw Valley USA, the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, is a 20-minute drive and the resort is located 45 minutes from the Reno, Nevada airport, two hours from Sacramento, and four hours from San Francisco.

High in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the borders of California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is one of the most cherished family vacation spots in the United States. Over three million people and families visit Lake Tahoe annually to enjoy its pristine environment and abundant outdoor adventures. Snow and skiing have become favorites, with the area boasting a dozen world-class ski resorts, while the Lake with its many beaches, watersports and crystal clear blue waters entices the Spring, Summer and Fall destination guests.
Note Bene
The first and only AAA Five Diamond mountain resort in California as well as the first Ritz-Carlton LEED certified resort property.
Business Center
24-hr Business center facilities available as well as in-house Audio Visual services available.
Banquets & Meetings
From intimate destination weddings to elaborate ballroom receptions, this hotel offers exceptional venues for any occasion.
Disabled Access
Accessible features include: main entrance, all restaurants and lounges, all meeting space, entrances to on-site swimming pools, entrance to on-site spa, entrance to on-site fitness center, entrance to on-site business center, swimming pools with self-operating lift, registration desk, 32-inch wide opening door, and guest rooms.
Meeting Space
Over 15,000 square feet of state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor function space, including two ballrooms, 6,600 and 3,200 square feet, breakout meeting rooms, board room and vast indoor/outdoor function space with panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and picturesque mountain landscape from our luxury hotel's wrap-around outdoor balcony.
Fine Dining On Site
Manzanita featuring rustic California cuisine with mountain resort influences offers breakfast, lunch, bar and dinner dining options.
Fine Dining Nearby
A plethora of fine-dining options available at the Village at Northstar connected by an inter-mountain gondola, 15 minutes away in downtown historic Truckee as well as lakeside dining at nearby Lake Tahoe.
Executive Retreat
From exclusive Lake Tahoe business meetings to large corporate retreats, our signature style of unparalleled service lets you put your mind at ease so you can comfortably approach the business at hand.
Fitness Center
Enjoy 24-hour access to the state-of-the-art fitness center featuring a full array of fitness machines, Cybex aerobic equipment with individual flat screen televisions, free weights, a spin studio, and daily exercise classes in the fitness studio.
High Speed Internet
Wireless high-speed internet access in guestroom and public areas.
Pets Allowed
Pet-friendly rooms are available upon request, there may be additional fees.
Pool Outdoor
Year-round heated outdoor pool with two over-sized jetted hot tubs and kids wading pool and a private, separate outdoor adult-only heated spa lap pool.
Spa Facility
A 17,000-square-foot spa and fitness center with 16 treatment rooms, ladies' and gentlemen's lounge areas with sauna, steam and whirlpool. Two outdoor swimming pools allow guests the option of swimming laps or relaxing slope side by the pool.
Ballooning, Hot Air
Lake Tahoe offers one of the most beautiful and picturesque hot air balloon tours in the world.
Biking, Mountain
Lake Tahoe offers world-class, nationally-rated mountain biking paths, many with spectacular, panoramic views of the Lake with nearby rentals and clinics available at Northstar California and trails out the back of the resort.
Biking Touring
A variety of bike tours on single track mountain biking trails as well as along the nearby Truckee River are available through the resort's partnership with Tahoe Adventure Company.
Casino Gambling
Available nearby at Lake Tahoe, a 15 minute drive away.
Fishing Fly
Sawmill Lake located on Northstar California is a secluded 10-acre reservoir stocked with hundreds of bright, fighting rainbow trout, and is reserved for catch-and-release fly fishing only.
Soar Truckee offer glider rides over spectacular scenery. Tours take off from Truckee Airport just 10 minutes from the resort.
Golf Driving Range
Preferred tee times can be enjoyed at two nearby championship golf courses, Gray's Crossing, certified as an Audubon International Gold Signature Sanctuary, and Old Greenwood, a Jack Nicklaus signature course.
Preferred tee times can be enjoyed at two nearby championship golf courses, Gray’s Crossing, certified as an Audubon International Gold Signature Sanctuary, and Old Greenwood, a Jack Nicklaus signature course.
Featuring spectacular views and diverse terrain, hiking is a fun and exhilarating way to experience the Lake Tahoe region in the summer with diverse terrain options for every ability level. Step out our backdoors and explore the miles of trails on Northstar Resort, or embark on a journey around Lake Tahoe and discover the natural treasures of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Horseback Riding
Private and group tours are available in nearby Truckee, located 15 minutes away.
Ice Skating
The 9,000 square foot outdoor Skating rink located at the heart of the Village at Northstar is the perfect end to a day on the mountains.
Jet Skiing
Enjoy the view of the Lake Tahoe shoreline on a three-seat jet skis, just 15 minutes away.
The resort also offers a variety of activities and water sports on Lake Tahoe, just 15 minutes away.
Shopping is available at the nearby Village at Northstar as well as in downtown historic Trucke located 15 minutes away.
Skiing Snow
The ski resort’s exclusive slope-side location at Northstar provides ski-in/ski-out access suitable for all levels.
Tennis Courts Nearby
The Northstar Tennis Center offers ten cushioned hard courts in a beautiful, serene setting.
Theatre Museums
Year-round events and popular museum tours available nearby including the historic Thunderbird Lodge, Vikingsholm Castle in Emerald Bay, and the Hellman-Erhman Mansion Tours.
Available nearby at Kings Beach at Lake Tahoe, just 15 minutes away.
Water Skiing
The resort also offers a variety of activities and water sports on Lake Tahoe, just 15 minutes away.
Recommended Rooms
For resort guests seeking a heightened level of privacy and service the hotel features The Ritz-Carlton Club level. Guests have private access to The Ritz-Carlton Club level, a rejuvenating retreat for guests to enjoy private check-in check-out, five food and beverage presentations daily as well as the services of a dedicated concierge.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Ballooning Hot Air
    - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Casino Gambling
    - Dining
    - Fishing Fly
    - Gliding
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Ice Skating
    - Jet Skiing
    - Sailing
    - Shopping
    - Skiing_snow
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Volleyball
    - Water Skiing

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