Lake Tahoe Luxury Options

Old Jul 13, 19, 1:25 pm
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Lake Tahoe Luxury Options

I was unable to locate much discussion in the luxury forum on Lake Tahoe, if I missed something please place this in the appropriate thread. Looking into options for a long weekend trip next spring. Iíve come across the Ritz Carlton and The Lodge at Edgewood which both seem well regarded. Any other suggestions on the best accommodations in Lake Tahoe are welcome! Iím just looking for a place with great views, good access to the lake, and overall a good place to relax for a long weekend. Thanks in advance for some assistance!
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Old Jul 13, 19, 1:57 pm
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I stayed at the Ritz-Carlton and it was a fine stay. What you must consider is the fact that the RC is not at the lake, itīs quite a drive. I would more describe it as a mountain resort.
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Old Jul 13, 19, 3:36 pm
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I was unable to locate much discussion in the luxury forum on Lake Tahoe, if I missed something please place this in the appropriate thread. Looking into options for a long weekend trip next spring.
There isn't anything that qualifies. The RC is *far* from the Lake. I think you should look at the Hyatt Regency in Incline, but you'll only get peak views of the Lake from the rooms. I'd probably just slum it in a suite at Harveys. We regularly go to the Resort at Squaw Creek, but only because it doesn't have gambling.
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Old Jul 13, 19, 4:36 pm
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I’ve looked for years for a luxury option at Tahoe but no luck.
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Old Jul 13, 19, 6:39 pm
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There isn't anything that qualifies. The RC is *far* from the Lake. I think you should look at the Hyatt Regency in Incline, but you'll only get peak views of the Lake from the rooms. I'd probably just slum it in a suite at Harveys. We regularly go to the Resort at Squaw Creek, but only because it doesn't have gambling.
The HR does have some chalet-like accommodation right on the lake, although they are at an angle to the beach so a good lake view can require going outdoors. This is still not a luxury option but it's a solid 4*. These chalets are quite removed from the casino area as well.
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Old Jul 13, 19, 9:11 pm
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There isn't anything that qualifies. The RC is *far* from the Lake. I think
thanks so much for the perspective everyone! The RCís marketing and imagery is interesting as it seems as though itís on the lake. A quick look on google satellite maps and itís far from it. Any opinion or perspective on The Lodge at Edgewood? May need to look into an upscale cabin rental. Only saw one ďAirbnb LuxeĒ available for $2900 per night which isnít in my budget unfortunately.
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I believe the RC has a "lake house" that is for guests...but is indeed a drive from the actual hotel. The hotel itself is on a ski mountain. Are you looking for a great hard product or are you also looking for amenities? If you just want a good hard product there are plenty of quality house rentals right on the lake. Just need to go beyond AirBnb to find them. We tend to go more budget in tahoe so unfortunately can't offer up specific sites other than i think VRBO has a bit more high end than AirBnb

Obviously this is ridiculous...but luxury rentals do exist...this site does have more affordable options but those do not appear to be directly on the lake.

https://www.luxuryretreats.com/vacat...exclusion=true
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Old Jul 14, 19, 12:53 pm
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We stayed at the RC about a year ago. Its not a “Luxury Property” by any definition other than name.

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Old Jul 14, 19, 12:59 pm
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I prefer hotel/resort properties with room service, housekeeping, public areas, including restaurant and bar, fine service, etc. In the past we often have rented luxury homes but, in our dotage, require full-service venues. Yes, I know some rentals come fully staffed but the cost factor is extraordinarily out of whack when compared with a true luxury hotel.
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The Lodge at Edgewood seems well regarded.
The positive reviews are mostly faked. I'm very skeptical. I'd advise NEVER to trust TripAdvisor.
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