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Black Bear Inn

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1202 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Palm Springs, California
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150 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The owner is super nice and the place is lush. The cabins are huge and have a kitchen area, lounge and an enormous bathroom. Well worth the bucks. Super close to Heavenly. Includes breakfast and wine and cheese in the evening. Do this now. Great for weddings as well. Just a swell laid back vibe.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service- friendly, personal, and always ready to help with directions and suggestions for the Tahoe area. The owners are on property and clearly take great pride in their business. It might be a B&B but the appointments are as nice as a resort. Can't wait to go back.

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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This is the 3rd time we've stayed at Black Bear Inn, 2nd time in the Snowshoe Thompson Cabin which is about the best ski area accommodation for 2 imaginable. It has a very comfortable bed, large bathroom including a whirlpool tub, and a gorgeous high-ceilinged living room. The gas fireplace warms up the room (and dries out the gloves) in... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We celebrated my wife's 40th birthday in Lake Tahoe and were lucky enough to chose the Black Bear Inn. The entire experience here was fantastic - Kevin and Jerry, the room, the location, afternoon wine and cheese, and the breakfast. This has to be the best breakfast in Lake Tahoe! Jerry and Kevin have a wonderful place here with a... More 

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

"On the road with Brent and Kelley" we are very fortunate to find great accommodations in the many destination locations we visit with my work in central northern California. Jerry and Kevin will definitely make you feel like your visiting friends and family . The Inn is detailed with warm wood and incredible stone work. Morning coffee and breakfast are... More 

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Bountiful, Utah
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I just left the Black Bear Inn. It was wonderful. The cabin was quiet, and peaceful. Would wonder into the main house for coffee and breakfast. The breakfasts were AMAZING! Kevin and Jerry, are so kind and helpful. I really enjoyed my stay there, and highly recommend their B&B. There are several great restaurants within walking distance that Kevin and... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Located just a few blocks from the heart of South Lake Tahoe, the Black Bear Inn is within walking distance of the lake, a few fantastic restaurants, Heavenly ski resort, and a few minutes drive from pretty much everything else we wanted to do. Every breakfast we had was Pinterest worthy and we did actually take a couple of pictures.... More 

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Sarver, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We stayed at the Black Bear Inn as a part of our honeymoon. Jerry and Kevin are wonderful hosts who did everything they could to make it the best experience we could ask for. The place has an amazing rustic feel to it. It is very clean and comfortable. The breakfast is the best around. We will definitely make a... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Nice, very new BnB off the main road in South Lake Tahoe. Very different from most of the motel-style places all over this part of the lake. Spotless, nice and efficient rooms. Great, freshly cooked breakfast. Nice touch with free wine and cheese in the afternoons. Would love to see this place in winter.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I came upon this place as I drove into Tahoe late one evening, and pulled out a travel book, which listed it as a four star--and I decided to check it out. They were somewhat closed up for the night, but a gentleman answered the bell anyway, and put me in one of the nicest suites I've stayed in. The... More 

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