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The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, California, United States of America


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Luxury Holidays At The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

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 Hotel Concierge arranges guided hikes amongst many other outdoor excursions, as well as 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
  • Star rating: AAA Five Diamond
  • Nearest airport: Reno-Tahoe International Airport
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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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Lakes & Mountains

The Hotel Concierge will happily arrange guided hikes and many other outdoor activities. There are hundreds of miles 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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Luxury Family Holidays

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.

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A hotel for all seasons, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is home to expansive number of adventures and activities year-round. As summer brings blue skies and idyllic daytime temperatures, guests can enjoy activities such as hiking, fly fishing, mountain-biking and a host of watersports, allowing you to experience the outstanding beauty of Lake Tahoe's shoreline. Cold air and snow turns this resort into the ideal ski destination during winter months - enjoy the range of ski shops, complimentary transportation and even a personal mountain concierge, as well as naturally beautiful surroundings.

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Settled in a mid-mountain location, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe yields an idyllic sense of intimacy for couples to enjoy, away from the rush of day-to-day life. Soak up the warm and romantic ambience of The Living Room, offering an expansive wine list, delightful cocktails and entrées, or head out to the new Lake Club setting upon the calm water's edge. Stroll directly onto one of the quiet beaches nearby or luxuriate together in the outdoor whirlpool as you enjoy the fresh and calm outdoor atmosphere that encompasses this mountain retreat.

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Spa Breaks

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.

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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.

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The hotel has 10 accessible rooms available. There are 7 accessible guest rooms without roll-in showers, in configurations with one King Bed, or two Queen Bed, with Mountain or Valley Views. These rooms have grab bars in the bathroom around the toilet, shower and tub areas, accessible bath threshold, as well as a shower head in the bathtub, accessible sink areas, accessible latches, peephole, closet hangers and curtain rod pulls, capability to add vibration connections to telephone and alarm clocks, as well as a flashing door knock. There are an additional 3 accessible guest rooms with roll-in shower. All of which are only offered in configuration of two queen beds, with mountain or Valley views. Accessible public areas of the hotel include registration desk, restaurants and lounges, route to accessible rooms, meeting spaces, pool entrances and spa and business centre entrances. Service animals are also permitted.


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