America's Best Lake Hotels

Chaise lounges on the dock, boat rides to dinner: what’s more idyllic than a waterfront stay? T+L readers reveal their favorite lake hotels.

No. 2 Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, Truckee, CA

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Score: 90.88

A 10-minute drive from Lake Tahoe, this 170-room stone-and-wood lodge has a cavernous 17,000-square-foot spa with nature-inspired treatments, such as a crushed pinecone exfoliating scrub; a buzzworthy restaurant, Manzanita; and the Ritz’s famous concierges, who arrange kayaking, private boat charters, and more lake activities.

America's Best Lake Hotels

No. 2 Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, Truckee, CA

Score: 90.88

A 10-minute drive from Lake Tahoe, this 170-room stone-and-wood lodge has a cavernous 17,000-square-foot spa with nature-inspired treatments, such as a crushed pinecone exfoliating scrub; a buzzworthy restaurant, Manzanita; and the Ritz’s famous concierges, who arrange kayaking, private boat charters, and more lake activities.

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