Reserve Now

While walk-in guests are welcomed when possible, advance reservation is highly recommended to guarantee a place to stay when you arrive. If it is less than 24 hours until your arrival, please do not use our online reservation form, instead call the hostel directly @ (1) 530-546-3266 (Between 8-11 a.m. and 4-7 pm).


Hostel Announcement:

Dear Guest,

Hostel Tahoe is booked exclusively for the Winter of 2017-2018 from November 1st, 2017 to March 31st, 2018, by a private entity. There is no availability during this period. Email inquiries will be answered infrequently during this period on a bi-weekly basis; it may take more than 10 days to receive a response until after March 15th, 2018.

We are now accepting reservations between June 1st and September 30th, 2018!

Hostel Tahoe Staff

*Hostel Tahoe will be temporarily closed in April and May for spring cleaning and infrastructure updates. Sorry for the inconvenience.*

Hostel Tahoe Staff

Photo of Hostel Tahoe Private Queen RoomPhoto of Hostel Tahoe Private Family RoomPhoto of Hostel Tahoe female dorm.


Our rates shown below INCLUDE 10% TOTax, House-made Breakfast (Sat- Sun), Parking, WiFi, Towels and Bedding, Fully-equipped Kitchen and Lounge use, friendly hostel staff and unlimited travel tips and activities advice! We also offer extended stay discount! (2018 Summer and Fall Rates).

 For 2018 (Rates shown include all tax) 6/1-9/2* 9/3-9/30
Male and Female Dorm beds, per person $40 $35
Private Queen room (for one to two) $90 $80
Private Double /Triple room (for one to three) $95 $85
Private Family room (for 1-4 people) $100 $90
  • *Two night minimum stay* (subject to availability) is required: June 28-July 8, all July and August reservations that include a Friday or Saturday night stay (e.g. Thurs & Fri, Fri & Sat, or Sat & Sun), and September 1-3 (Labor Day weekend).
  • April 1-May 31: Hostel Tahoe is closed for spring deep cleaning and maintenance. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Extended stay discounts for Dorm rooms:

  • 7+ nights: $5 off daily room rate

Extended stay discounts for Private Queen/Double and Family rooms:


Group accommodations (9+), wedding and meeting/event space:

To check availability or make a reservation, please use our group request form or give us a call at (1) 530.546.3266 (between 8-11 am or 4-7 pm). Also visit our Groups page.

Reservation Guarantee Policy:


50% of the total reservation cost is due at time of booking as a non-refundable deposit to guarantee your reservation. Your deposit will go toward your total balance. Final payment is due at check-in. Reservation is NOT confirmed until deposit is received and a confirmation email is issued to you by Hostel Tahoe. All secured reservations are subject to our cancellation policy.

All rates and dates are final upon confirmation. Rates for unconfirmed reservations are subject to change without prior notice. Specials, discounts, and other offers are subject to change without prior notice. Offers can not be combined.

Deposit payment can be made by:

  1. Credit/Debit card through our online reservation system or phone reservation
  2. Checks (make payable to: Hostel Tahoe) to:
    Hostel Tahoe
    PO Box 577, Kings Beach, CA 96143-0577 USA
  3. Onsite with cash or checks if reservation made in person at Hostel Tahoe

Remaining Balance:

Complete payment of the remaining balance is required at time of check-in. We accept cash, personal US and travelers checks, credit/debit cards (Visa, Mastercard, and Discovery, NOT AMEX) on site.
There are NO REFUNDS for late arrivals, early departures, shortening of stays or no shows.


Cancellation Policy:

If you need to change or cancel your reservation, a minimum of 48 hours notice is required to obtain a deposit credit (Deposit is NON-refundable). Deposit credit must be used within one year of the date of original cancellation.
Please call 530-546-3266 or email us for cancellation or change of reservation dates.
We can not guarantee weather, road or snow conditions, or any other acts of nature. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR LATE ARRIVALS OR EARLY DEPARTURES.


Hostel Policies:

  • All guests must present a valid government issued ID at check in (e.g. State Drivers license, ID or passport).
  • Quiet Hours 10 pm to 7am, no music, no loud conversation during quiet hours
  • We are a non-smoking hostel. Smoking is prohibited on premises, indoors or outside. Please walk off-site to use tobacco products.Violation of this will result in an additional $100.00 cleaning fee.
  • We are a drug-free hostel. Only prescribed medications are permitted.
  • Alcohol may only be consumed in a reasonable fashion in the com