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Lake Tahoe's Premier Micro-Resort

An elegant yet relaxed getaway, guests feel right at home while staying in Desolation.

Welcome to Desolation Hotel, an eco-conscious wildernest featuring premium comforts and simple luxuries. Calling all modern adventurers who seek a place to land, stay, relax, and play, our thoughtfully designed townhomes, studios and suites boast unmatched amenities that complement the area’s abundant opportunities for recreation.

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Land, stay, relax and play...

The epitome of casual elegance, our accommodations blend clean Scandinavian design with serene Japanese style.

The Alpine Studios

350 - 380 Sq Ft | Sleeps 4
Ranging in size from 350-380 square feet and complete with beautiful balconies, our deluxe-efficient Alpine Studios feature superlative amenities intended to help you unwind and relax.

El Dorado Townhomes

475+ Sq Ft and Garage | Sleeps 4
Arguably better than what you left back home, the El Dorado Townhomes deliver our supreme accommodations. Two full floors offer maximum space for living and sleeping, and the private garage makes outdoor expeditions a snap.

The Granite Suite

740 Sq Ft | Sleeps 4
The only one of its kind, our Granite Suite sets the tone for recreation and respite in South Lake Tahoe. Boasting separate living and sleeping spaces, those who book this serene space will feel right at home — or better.

Staying in Desolation feels like anything but.

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Pool & Jacuzzi

Cool Off and Warm Up
Our outdoor saltwater pool stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter, while the Japanese-inspired spa maintains a toasty temperature to ease your body every day of the year.

Maggie’s Restaurant & Bar

Elevated Food and Drink
Arouse your senses with Maggie’s fresh seasonal menu, and drink in the beauty of South Lake Tahoe from a uniquely elevated vantage point. A place where fresh, seasonal ingredients combine with heartfelt hospitality and effortless charm, Maggie’s Restaurant is a favorite dining destination for locals and visitors alike.

Dog Friendly Resort

Dogs Deserve Vacation, too.
Don’t let your four-legged best friend miss out on all the fun. A resort where dogs aren’t just welcomed but actually encouraged, Desolation Hotel is a place for canine adventurers to stay and play, too. We’ve even got a dog lounge to prove it.

Fitness Studio

Feel Good on Vacation
Need to hibernate at the resort for the day but still want a sweat? We don’t blame you. Hop on a bike in our Peloton-studded fitness studio. You’ll get the workout you crave without leaving the property.

Shared Private Beach Access

Crystal blue waters, just a stone’s throw away.
A five minute stroll is all it takes to access our shared private beach on the sparkling shore of Lake Tahoe. Pack a cooler and beach chairs for a relaxing day in the sun, or don your favorite swimsuit in anticipation of frolicking in the lake’s clear and refreshing waters.

Property Amenities

A micro resort, with massive amenities:

  • Poolside bar
  • Canteen Marketplace
  • Guest Laundry Access
  • Filtered Water Filling Stations
  • Abundant EV Charging Stations
  • And more...

Explore South Lake Tahoe

One of Desolation Hotel’s most celebrated features, our enviable location is second to none.

Located in California on the southern end of Lake Tahoe, we are situated in one of the United States’ most revered outdoor destinations. A widely lauded natural gem, the lake is one of the largest and deepest in the world, featuring crystal-clear turquoise waters that alone are worth a visit. Nestled amongst the magnificent Sierra Nevada Mountains — a range that’s home to Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park — we are fortunate to be in one of the world’s best locations for outdoor recreation. Exceptional skiing, hiking, biking, paddling, boating, and nearly any activity imaginable is right at your fingertips.

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