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Mid-Mountain Northstar California Retreat

Boasting a mid-mountain location on Northstar California, Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe offers the ultimate family-friendly playground for those seeking a mountainous escape. During the summer months, families and their four-legged friends can enjoy a day hiking the easy loop to Sawmill Lake. Wind down at the end of the day by gathering around a fire pit and gaze up towards the stars. The wintertime allow for ski-in/ski-out access to Northstar California, consistently touted as one of the nation’s top family-friendly ski resorts. Regardless of season, make the AAA Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe your California mountain retreat.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 153 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Truckee
  • Nearby Water Lake Tahoe
  • Open Dates All Year


Lake Tahoe is the perfect place to spend a family vacation because of the bountiful list of activities to enjoy. Families planning their trip to Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe during the winter months will enjoy outstanding ski conditions at Northstar California, consistently touted as one of the nation's top family-friendly ski resorts. The lake itself is great for fishing, boating, or swimming during the summer months. Or, you can just spend the day in the comfort of your spacious accommodations!


Treat yourself and your sweetheart to a charming lakeside retreat at the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe. This luxurious California destination puts you just minutes from the breathtaking waters of Lake Tahoe and an abundance of outdoor activities in the area. Indulge in canoeing on the lake or hiking through the surrounding trails. Later, return to the resort for a evening at the spa before settling into a dinner at the onsite restaurant. It's all right here!


During the winter season, The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe’s mid-mountain location provides the best ski-in/ski-out access to Northstar California - perennially touted as one of the nation’s top family-friendly ski resorts. With a slope-side location on Northstar’s “Big Easy” run, the ski-in/ski-out access can be enjoyed by skiers and riders of any level.

Pet Friendly

Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe is proud to offer pet-friendly accommodations for families who prefer to have their devoted four-legged companion be a part of their mountain retreat. Keep in mind that pet-friendly rooms are available upon request, so be sure to ask in advance. Your pet is sure to enjoy the vacation as much as you!


From its breathtaking Lake Tahoe setting to its rejuvenating spa with 17 treatment rooms to the five dining options right onsite, over 150 guest rooms and over 30,000 square feet of function space, there's very little about the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe that doesn't scream luxury. Here, you are sure to feel like royalty as you lounge at the pool, treat yourself to a delicious meal, or just relax in your spacious accommodation with many comforts of home.


The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoes' mid-mountain location on Northstar California provides access to a family-friendly playground offering the region’s best outdoor adventure opportunities. Hiking, mountain biking and fly fishing can be experienced just steps from the property. Experience this refreshing mountain destination today!


Nearby Lake Tahoe is the ultimate destination for water fun and relaxation. Experience the stunning natural views all around as you hop aboard the Wild Goose II for a relaxing boat cruise across the waters or take out one of your own for a refreshing sail. Or, you can enjoy fun activities such as water-skiing, swimming, and fishing. The hotel partners up with Tahoe Adventure Company for exciting kayaking adventures, too!


The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe features a luxury onsite spa with 17 treatment rooms, a fitness center, a variety of wellness programs, and a heated co-ed spa lap pool that overlooks the slopes. This exceptional sanctuary is everything you need to unwind and indulge after a day out and about in the breathtaking Lake Tahoe area. Choose from a menu of soothing massages, facials, or body treatments, or just relax by the fireplace in the restoration lounge, or settle back in the eucalyptus steam room. No matter what you choose to do, you're sure to end up feeling rejuvenated!

  • Fitness Center
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • In Room Safe
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Horseback Riding
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Fitness Programs
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Room Service
  • Spa Services
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Nearest Airports

  • Lake Tahoe Airport (TVL) / 26.8 miles
  • Reno Tahoe International Airport (RNO) / 24.9 miles
  • Blue Canyon Nyack Airport (BLU) / 31.3 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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