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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, California, United States of America

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe: Exterior

The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe: Exterior

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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is a beautiful retreat nestled in a remote mountainous location in Northstar, close to spectacular Lake Tahoe. The resort boasts a host of facilities and activities for guests to enjoy all-year-round, including a swimming pool, fitness centre, yoga and Pilates classes, as well as golf, hiking, biking and water sports. The Mountain Concierge arranges guided hikes and backpacks for family excursions and gondola rides to the village of Northstar, popular with youngsters, who also have their own activity programme and an arcade featuring old-school games, such as Pac-Man. In the winter, the resort's Ski Valets assist with guests' equipment and escort them to the slopeside terrace, where the resort enjoys ski-in/ski-out access. For pampering, The Ritz-Carlton Spa is the resort's forest sanctuary, boasting nature-inspired facilities such as the eucalyptus steam room, while Manzanita serves Californian cuisine, with lighter dishes available at Cafe Blue and The Living Room.

  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:An idyllic retreat just fifteen minutes from Lake Tahoe
  • Feature:Take the short gondola ride to adjoining Northstar village
  • Rooms:170 rooms & suites
  • Location:Lake Tahoe , California , United States of America
  • Nearest airport:San Francisco International Airport
The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
Location and transfer

45-minute drive from Reno Tahoe Airport; 2-hour drive from Sacramento; 3½-hour drive from San Francisco to the resort.

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All guest rooms are non-smoking and each one features a flat-screen 42-inch HD television in the living room, a 37-inch HD television in the bedroom, a desk with an integrated media and entertainment connectivity console for laptops and iPods, wireless and secured wired internet access, dual-line telephone with customised voicemail greeting, luxury bathroom amenities, plush terry bathrobes, tea and coffee-making facilities, a humidifier, safe and a twice-daily maid service.

Deluxe Room :+
  • Size: 455ft²
  • Room View: Various views
  • Facilities: Offering king-size or two double bed configurations, Deluxe Rooms are well-appointed and boast a flat-screen television and a marble bathroom with double sinks. The room's main features are the gas fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows, which provide glorious views of the surrounding landscape.
Deluxe Mountain View Room:+
  • Size: 455ft²
  • Room View: Mountain views
  • Facilities: The floor-to-ceiling windows found in each Deluxe Mountain View Room provide breathtaking views of the Northstar slopes and fill the room with natural light. Facilities include a king-size bed or two queen-size beds and a marble bathroom with a deep-soaking bath and separate shower. The gas fireplace ensures the room remains cosy and inviting.

Complementing the dining venues available at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is the Highlands Bar, a lofty venue in which to enjoy cocktails, spirits and wine, along with superb views of the surrounding mountains through its enormous picture windows.

  • Cuisine: Californian cuisine
  • Setting: Rich textures and furnishings radiate a warm and inviting atmosphere, whilst an open kitchen offers an insider's view to the food preparations.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
The Living Room :+
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American cuisine
  • Setting: Enjoying impressive views of Martis Valley and offering delicious light fare, wine and cocktails, The Living Room is a relaxed, yet sophisticated dining venue.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: No
Cafe Blue :+
  • Cuisine: Light meals
  • Setting: For those who are time-starved, this restaurant offers counter service and indoor or outdoor dining – making it the perfect choice for breakfast.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: No
Backyard Bar & BBQ:+
  • Cuisine: Traditional barbecue favourites
  • Setting: Enjoy al fresco dining on the patio, close to the pool and the slopes, this venue offers an animated and relaxing setting, perfect for summer barbecues and cookouts.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes

The Ritz Kids programme (for children aged 5 to 12 years) offers a variety of supervised physical and creative activities, including adventure hikes, crafts, scavenger hunts, lawn games and a healthy lunch with each day’s activity.


The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is just fifteen minutes away from two superb golf courses. The 18-hole Old Greenwood Golf Course was designed by Jack Nicklaus, while The Golf Club at Gray's Crossing passes through wetlands and wildlife, creating a challenging round for golfers of all levels. A professional team of agronomists ensure tournament conditions are maintained day-in, day-out, making both courses a pleasure to conquer.

Health & Fitness

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe is a forest sanctuary where nature works with modern results-orientated spa treatments to bring balance and harmony. Stress is replaced with serenity, cares are smoothed away by calm, the body is soothed and the spirit renewed. Featuring seventeen luxurious treatment rooms, a private restoration lounge, a dry-heat lodge and a eucalyptus steam room, guests can also benefit from a fully integrated wellness programme, which includes a variety of fitness classes.

In Addition

The Mountain Concierge will happily arrange guided hikes and backpacks for excursions. There are hundreds of kilometres of trails around the resort just waiting to be discovered, or visit gorgeous Emerald Bay by pleasure boat - one of the most picturesque spots on Lake Tahoe.

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