We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rustic Cottages

7449 North Lake Blvd, PO Box 18, Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
Rustic Cottages
Write a Review

94 reviews from our community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    64
    26
    0
    0
    4
See reviews for
34
38
Solo
0
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (94)
  • Mar-May only
    (20)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (45)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (20)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (9)
All months
Twain Harte, California
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I have been a regular for years. I love the different cabins and themes and of course, the daily warm fresh brownies or chocolate chip cookies. I enjoy the Belgium Waffle Breakfast with true maple syrup in the morning. The property is gorgeous and the best part, dog friendly. My dogs love rustic cottages. Husband and wife own and operate... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Placerville, California
Level Contributor
26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Rustic Cottages has quickly become one of our favorite weekend getaways. The cabins are historic, comfortable and cozy. Every morning a waffle breakfast is served in the lodge, and the hospitality of the owners and the staff helps make our stay a pleasant one. We discovered Rustic Cottages the year before last, and just last weekend was our 6th visit.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salem, Oregon
Level Contributor
148 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Simple lodging, nice breakfasts, good location, just right service. The cottages are clean, basic and comfortable. Well equipped kitchenettes too. We stayed for a week and it was very nice. Brownies, movies and popcorn for the evenings. Full hot breakfasts for the mornings. An excellent location 15-20 minutes to most skiing (downhill and xc) around the lake and only about... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Berkeley, California, United States
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My family stayed at the Rustic Cottages just after the new year. It was a great experience. The staff is so welcoming and friendly, our house was clean and cozy and had everything we needed, the location right across the street can't be beat, the breakfast was tasty and plentiful, and the passes to Donner Ski Ranch made it all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Anaheim, California
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Rustic Cottage Resort is absolutely amazing! The location was incredible as I am an immense tree/outdoors lover. The hospitality was so welcoming. My fiancé and I instantly felt comfortable with the staff, especially Monica. She is just simply the best, having made our stay feel at ease. She was extremely helpful with us by pointing us in the right direction... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Copake, New York
Level Contributor
19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

rustic but very clean and charming. owner is friendly and looking to make your stay great. was in cabin behind office. gas fireplace, corner jacuzzi, kitchenette. stayed for 5 nites to attend a wedding in town.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Round Hill, Virginia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Spent 2 nights there. The front desk/workers were great. We stayed in the zephyr cottage. It was cozy. The bed was comfy, shower water was hot, and front porch with table was a nice place to sit and relax. It's across the street from the lake. We went twice and they even had chairs/blankets for us to use. Breakfast in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Vancouver, Washington
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I have to admit that my expectations were pretty low and I think that was because of "Rustic" being in the name. We stayed here for a family reunion so we weren't involved in finding it but I was so pleased. The location was perfect! The beach was across the (busy) street but locals are so nice and would slow... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
86 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and 4 days. The cottage was roomy for all 4 of us and the kitchen was perfect for cooking, but it could use some more pots and pans. The place was clean, plenty of bath towels and very close to the lake. I personally want to thank the owners for making our Golden Retriever... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Colfax CA
Level Contributor
75 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Rustic Cottages is a perfect little spot across the street from the lake. Charming cabins and gracious host. This location was perfect for us with Moon Dunes Beach across the street. We also walked to dinner at Lanza"s Italian and only drove two minutes to golf at Old Brockway. We love that the cottages are only and hour from our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

73 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (56)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
View from room (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (21)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (15)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (17)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Tahoe Vista
0.2 mi away
Red Wolf Lakeside Lodge
Red Wolf Lakeside Lodge
#2 of 7 in Tahoe Vista
4.5 of 5 stars 202 reviews
0.8 mi away
Cedar Glen Lodge
Cedar Glen Lodge
#1 of 7 in Tahoe Vista
4.5 of 5 stars 667 reviews
0.4 mi away
Franciscan Lakeside Lodge
Franciscan Lakeside Lodge
#2 of 4 in Tahoe Vista
4.5 of 5 stars 116 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.6 mi away
Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort
Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort
#3 of 7 in Tahoe Vista
4.5 of 5 stars 127 reviews
0.9 mi away
Tahoe Vistana Inn
Tahoe Vistana Inn
#5 of 7 in Tahoe Vista
4.0 of 5 stars 49 reviews
0.3 mi away
Firelite Lodge
Firelite Lodge
#4 of 7 in Tahoe Vista
4.0 of 5 stars 145 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities