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1202 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Black Bear Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The Black Bear Inn exceeded my expectations after my arrival and during our stay. Conveniently located in the middle of S. Lake Tahoe's residential neighborhood, it is close to everything: Ski, Casinos, restaurants and lake - 5 minutes driving to everywhere. Its 2-story building occupies a large corner lot facing a main street. Rooms, clean & beautifully decorated, are much... More

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Novato, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here midweek in a very dry snow season. Paul, the manager, helped save our snowshoeing plans by directing us to Hope Valley which was stunning and enough snow to have fun This inn is an architectural gem. Stunning property all designed by the owners. They cook an amazing breakfast.

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San Diego
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

If we've been to a better B&B, I can't remember! They do it right in all respects from the main room in the lodge to the breakfast and the cabin we stayed in. Beautiful grounds - very peaceful and well laid out. Stayed in Black Bart cabin and loved it! Thick towels, lovely robes, comfortable beds. Very well maintained throughout.... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

If you are going to SLT and you want to stay in a wonderful B&B the Black bear inn is a must. Jerry and Kevin are the best. Jerry helped us plan our first day and pointed out many must see places around the lake. The Inn is gorgeous, well maintained and so clean. The grounds are beautiful and make... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Macho dimensions (2 linebackers can fit in shower), classy macho style. Each day's (ample) breakfast is novel. Quiet gem of a place to read in your own pine forest, while all the others knock themselves out skiing. Kitchen. Great base for Lake Tahoe hikes.....get back on time for the wine & cheese hour. 20 min. walk (sober) to casinos. Incredible... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Fabulous bed and breakfast. Rooms immaculate with Ralph Lauren towels. The surroundings were breathtaking. Breakfast served. Jerry and Kevin (the owners) could not have been lovelier and the breakfast a gourmet delight. Don't miss the opportunity staying here. FABULOUS! Kathy, New York

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My husband and I spent 2 nights at the Black Bear Inn in South Lake Tahoe. The property was set in such a beautiful setting with our room overlooking a stunning garden at the back. The room was spacious, clean and very comfortable. The breakfast was plentiful and attractively served by the hosts Kevin and Jerry, who in addition, provided... More

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Menlo Park, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

My husband and I just spent a long weekend at the Black Bear Inn at South Lake Tahoe. I was expecting it to be quite nice, but it was really perfect. The Inn and the grounds are so beautiful. Our room was lovely and very very comfortable. The food was wonderful and presented so perfectly. The late afternoon wine and... More

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Lake Oswego, Oregon, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The owners have created a beautiful oasis in this busy area of Lake Tahoe with a cabin-like setting among ponderosa pines and beautiful landscaping. We stayed 4 nights in a beautiful 2-bedroom cabin and always looked forward to returning. Attention to detail really sets this B & B apart: Perfect placement of plantings, a wide variety of antiques both inside... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We had a great stay at the Black Bear Inn. The inn is beautiful, the innkeepers are friendly and attentive, breakfasts are delicious. The daily wine and cheese hour is a nice touch. I highly recommend it and would love to return.

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Also Known As:
Black Bear Hotel South Lake Tahoe
Black Bear Hotel
Address: 1202 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Location: United States > California > Lake Tahoe (California) > South Lake Tahoe
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in South Lake Tahoe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Black Bear Inn is an elegant, rustic lodge in South Lake Tahoe offering luxury accommodations in a relaxed mountain setting. It is close to all mountain and lake activities. ... more   less 

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