We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
30/7/2017 31/7/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Trailhead

    3892 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8906
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    30/7/2017 31/7/2017
    Savings alert: 28% below average rate

    The price you found is 28% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$ 111/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    US$ 80
    US$ 80
    US$ 80
    Traveller (21)
    Room & Suite (14)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Alder Inn
    790 reviews
    #5 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Camp Richardson Resort
    180 reviews
    #28 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Sail In Motel
    3 reviews
    #35 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe
    154 reviews
    #52 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good15%
    • Average20%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible13%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Alder Inn
    790 reviews
    #5 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Camp Richardson Resort
    180 reviews
    #28 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Sail In Motel
    3 reviews
    #35 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe
    154 reviews
    #52 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Rooms
    30 Jul31 Jul
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 80.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all South Lake Tahoe hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "aaed9e037d914f56aa50829bb494424d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":247826,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32493363],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":31,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":80,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"aaed9e037d914f56aa50829bb494424d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":80,"lowestMetaPrice":80,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":80,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":80,"lowestMetaPrice":80,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":80,"hotelName":"The Trailhead","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImFhZWQ5ZTAzN2Q5MTRmNTZhYTUwODI5YmI0OTQ0MjRkIiwiQUlLIjoiNTU0MDVhZDI5ZWJmNGYwOTg3YjRlNzA5OWMwZGRhYTcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "30/07/2017", "checkOut": "31/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 80", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"65693272":"Hotwire","110791151":"HotelsCom2IB","53922688":"TravelocityEWS","32695034":"Expedia","79434375":"CheapTicketsEWS","32493363":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    Reviews (45)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for The Trailhead
    See the most recent reviews

    21 - 25 of 45 reviews

    Reviewed 5 August 2015

    We made last minute reservations and were left with a few choices. We ended up at the Trailhead. From the minute we left our car, we were confronted with dirty entryway, overflowing garbage cans, to ash trays filled with cigarette butts. I could feel debris...More

    Thank Ann C
    Response from Ashleigh R, General Manager at The TrailheadResponded 3 September 2015

    Hi Ann, I am sorry to hear that your stay wasn't as pleasant as you had hoped. I have sat down with my cleaning staff and have gone over the reviews with them and hold them accountable and to ensure this does not happen again....More

    Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

    This is by far the worst hotel I have ever stayed at! The pool is drained and the spa is too! The lady who checked us in I saw smoking a couple minutes later right in front! That makes your business look so bad number...More

    Thank Crepelover13
    Response from Ashleigh R, General Manager at The TrailheadResponded 3 September 2015

    Hello Guest! Thank you for your feed back. We will correct the things that are within our control.

    Reviewed 15 July 2015

    Thankfully I got a great deal from Groupon for this hotel because I would've hated to pay full price. The first issue is that they advertised the room as 2 queens, but my husband, adult daughter and I all agree that the beds were NOT...More

    Thank Sonshine101
    Response from Ashleigh R, General Manager at The TrailheadResponded 3 September 2015

    Hello Guest, I am sorry to hear that your stay wasn't as pleasant as you had hoped. I know that the vertical stripes on the duvets are slimming, but the beds we have on property are queen size. Each bed and pillow are new and...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

    Room was semi-clean, remodel that was listed in hotel description was far from an actual full remodel. Carpet was severally stained, bathroom was extremely small no room to even put anything in there had to leave in room and go back and forth. Bed was...More

    Thank Esmeralda15
    Response from Ashleigh R, General Manager at The TrailheadResponded 3 September 2015

    Hi Esmerelda, I am sorry to hear that your stay wasn't as pleasant as you had hoped. I have sat down with my cleaning staff and have gone over the reviews with them and hold them accountable and to ensure this does not happen again....More

    Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

    Hotel is walking distance from stateline. Coffee and pastry available in office in morning. Pool and hot tub not filled, but CA is in drought conditions. Room had microwave and refrigerator. TV Most important is our dog managed to open the door when we left...More

    1  Thank Ted L
    Alder Inn
    790 reviews
    #5 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Camp Richardson Resort
    180 reviews
    #28 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Sail In Motel
    3 reviews
    #35 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe
    154 reviews
    #52 of 66 hotels in South Lake Tahoe
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 121 - US$ 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 36
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets and getaroom.com so you can book your The Trailhead reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Lake Tahoe (California) >
    • South Lake Tahoe
    • Also Known As
    • Vagabond Inn South Lake Tahoe Hotel South Lake Tahoe
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (21)
    Room & Suite (14)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (21)
    Bathroom (1)
    Nearby
    Sail In Motel
    3 reviews
    3.17 km away
     
    Camp Richardson Resort
    180 reviews
    8.19 km away
     
    Alder Inn
    790 reviews
    .95 km away
     
    Motel 6 South Lake Tahoe
    154 reviews
    5.19 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Driftwood Cafe
    980 reviews
    .53 km away
    California Burger Co
    284 reviews
    .51 km away
    Azul Latin Kitchen
    545 reviews
    .52 km away
    Izabella Ristorante Italiano
    117 reviews
    .27 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    The Gondola at Heavenly
    1,777 reviews
    .63 km away
    Heavenly Mountain Resort
    577 reviews
    .71 km away
    Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery
    35 reviews
    .50 km away
    Wyland Galleries
    30 reviews
    .54 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from The Trailhead staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Great motel for motorcyclist...love being able to pull up to the room!"
    Read review
    "the jacuzzi rooms are awesome & the sweet Is one of my favorite rooms they have here. they even have..."
    Read review
    "Rooms on the second floor are quieter, there is good lighting in the walkways."
    Read review
    "It's good for the price! And pet friendly!"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing