Welcome to Tahoe’s Best Hostel!



Hostel Announcement:

Hello all!

Thank you for a wonderful summer with your support! Fall is certainly showing its face with the cooler temperature. After a busy summer, we would like to give the entire Hostel a nice, good, deep clean to get ready for fall and winter. Hostel Tahoe will be closed from Oct 1 to Oct 24 for post summer deep cleaning! We will see you back Oct 25.

We are now accepting reservations for Oct 25 onward until the end November. Check out our very affordable rates and book your fall vacation with us. See you soon!

Hostel Tahoe Staff


Hostel Tahoe is THE accommodation for skiers, hikers, bikers, paddlers, and nature lovers who want to come play in the Tahoe Basin. We not only offer shared dorm rooms for solo travelers, we also have private queen and family rooms for couples and groups who simply want more privacy. Our rooms have private bathrooms and there are two communal kitchens, and a lounge and dining area to make your stay that much better. Welcome to North Lake Tahoe and enjoy the mountains!



or Call us @ (1) 530.546.3266 for a reservation. Advance booking is highly recommended!

Complimentary Services and Amenities

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free WiFi and internet station
  • Free personal lockers in dorm rooms (Just bring your own lock!)
  • Free maps, info, and tips on trips
  • Complimentary light breakfast, House-made granola and Baked goods to share by our guests! (Sat & Sun 8-10am)
  • Comfortable lounge with fireplace, plenty of books, board games, movies and even a guitar to play with (See pictures)
  • Fully equipped kitchen with stocked basic pantry items (Some of our guests even thought it is better than their home kitchen!) (See pictures)
  • Patio with picnic tables and barbecue
  • Walking distance to the beach, Lake Tahoe and town, no car needed
  • Close to TART Bus Stop, Squaw, Alpine Meadows, and Northstar Shuttles

Centrally located in the heart of North shore Lake Tahoe, we are situated in a safe and lovely neighborhood. We have local public transportation right outside our doorsteps and is walking distance to local amenities, restaurants and attractions. Hostel Tahoe is the perfect starting point for our guest to explore and enjoy what North Lake Tahoe has to offer. We look forward to seeing you here!!!

Give us a ring (1)530.546.3266 or email us


By Car:

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By Public Transportations:

From Reno-Tahoe Airport:

Take North Tahoe Express-Blue Line (Route #3) to Kings Beach-Hostel Tahoe stop. 24-hours advance reservations is recommend. Please enter Group Code: HSTLT when making reservation online (Link to reservation page for North Lake Tahoe Express).

From Sacramento and Davis:

Take Amtrak or Greyhound bus to Truckee, CA. From Truckee Amtrak Depot, take Local bus TART-Summer: Hwy89->Mainline routes or Winter: Hwy267 route (TART Route Map and Schedule) to Hostel Tahoe.

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