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A Convenient Northstar Hotel Near Donner Lake

In the spirit of a modern mountain lodge, Hotel Truckee-Tahoe offers friendly service and free amenities in the heart of scenic Sierra ski country. With a peaceful mix of historic charm and alpine recreation, hotels near Donner Lake are ideal for family vacations and corporate retreats in the Lake Tahoe area. Not only are ski resorts like Northstar and Squaw Valley just minutes away, we're also surrounded by Truckee River rafting, and hundreds of miles of hiking and mountain biking.

View the 2016-2017 Official Truckee Visitor's Guide
 

Popular Lake Tahoe Recreation

  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Sierra Nevada Golf
  • Parasailing
  • Truckee River Fly Fishing
  • Hiking & Mountain Biking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Truckee River Rafting
  • Summer Concerts on the Beach
  • Stand-Up Paddleboarding
 
Historic Downtown Truckee

Historic Downtown Truckee

Dating back to the ill-fated Donner Party of 1846, Truckee carries a unique mystique in American history. Stroll the streets, sip wine at its namesake winery, golf Ponderosa, or brave the rapids of the Truckee River with IRIE Rafting Company.

Local events

June
  • June 4 - Reno Tahoe Odyssey
  • June 16 - 25 - Reno Rodeo
  • June 16 - 26 - Adventure Sport Week
  • June 17 - 19 - Tahoe Summit Lacrosse 
  • June 25 - 26 - Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run
  • TBA - Truckee Brewfest


September
  • September 10 & 11 - Historic Downtown Arts and Crafts Festival
  • TBA - Copa De las Sierra Soccer Tournament 
  • TBA - Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival 


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July
  • July 7 - Tahoe Trail 100
  • July 17 - 18 - Gene Upshaw Golf Memorial Tournament 
  • July 22 - 24 - Truckee Antique Show
  • July 23 - Relay For Life 
  • July 23 - 24 - Donner Lake Triathlon 



October
  • October 13 & 14 - Truckee's Haunted Historic Tour 


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August
  • August 6 - East to West Run the Sierra Crest
  • August 12 & 13 - Lake Tahoe Concours D' Elegance Boat Show
  • August 13 - Donner Lake Open Water Swim
  • August 28 - Lake Tahoe Triathlon 
  • August 26 - 28 - Truckee Rodeo
  • August 28 - 29 - High Sierra Cruise 
  • August 30 - 31 - Truckee Twister  
 
 

Local Attractions

  • IRIE Rafting Co. - steps away!
  • Truckee River Winery- 0.25miles
  • Ponderosa Golf Course - 0.5 miles
  • Downtown Truckee - 2 miles
  • Northstar at California - 7 miles
  • Donner Lake - 7 miles
  • Brockway Summit - 7.4 miles
  • Tahoe Rim Trail - 9.8 miles
  • King's Beach - 10.8 miles
  • M. Heron Fly Fishing - 11.8 miles
  • Lake Tahoe - 12 miles
  • Boreal Ski Resort - 13 miles
  • Alpine Meadows - 13.4 miles
  • Squaw Valley - 15 miles
  • Sugar Bowl Ski - 15 miles
  • Commons Beach - 16 miles
  • Sand Harbor - 21.2 miles
  • Reno, NV - 32 miles
 

Where to Eat

  • Drunken Monkey - 0.1 miles
  • Thai Delicacy - 0.1 miles
  • Stella - 0.5 miles

 

  • Cottonwood Restaurant - 1.1 miles
  • Trokay - 1.3 miles
  • Pianeta - 1.4 miles

 

  • Pacific Crest Grill - 1.3 miles
  • Moody's Bistro - 1.3 miles
  • Marty's Cafe - 1.4 miles
 

Airports Near Truckee, CA

Guests that fly in from out of town typically fly in and out of Reno-Tahoe International Airport (36.8 miles from hotel) or Sacramento International Airport (110 miles from hotel).