Hotel Azure in South Lake Tahoe

*Today’s post is sponsored by Hotel Azure and Bear Beach Café. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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 Mark Twain wrote of Lake Tahoe, “ . . . As it lay there with the shadows of the mountains brilliantly photographed upon its still surface I thought it must surely be the fairest picture the whole earth affords.”

Across The Street From Gorgeous Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite places, and in my opinion, one of the most beautiful. Upon our nighttime arrival to  Hotel Azure, I was glad to find the close proximity of the hotel to the lake–whether it’s winter or summer the views of Lake Tahoe are incredible! We stopped at the hotel lobby to check-in and were greeted by a welcoming fireplace and smiling faces, which is a good start to a vacation in my book.

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Our Deluxe One Bedroom Suite was located on the second floor of the hotel, a short drive from the lobby. The suite was amazing—900 square feet, a full kitchen, a dining area, a comfortable living room, and a balcony with spectacular views of Lake Tahoe. Additionally, all of Hotel Azure’s rooms come with free WiFi, which came in handy! I also liked the fact that there was ample closet space for suitcases, and boots.

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                                                                               The Kitchen

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                                                                                The Bathroom

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                                                                         The Living Room

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                                                                     The View From Our Balcony

Hotel Azure Amenities

Heated outdoor pool and hot tub year round, a fitness center (I seriously appreciate hotels with fitness rooms, especially on long trips, because it can help me stay aware of my personal health and fitness), and a concierge that can help you with local lift tickets, boat rentals, and more. Plus, there’s a game room. Hotel Azure offers some great amenities and I would’ve loved to stay longer to enjoy more of them!

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Our Feast of a Breakfast at Bear Beach Café

The morning after our arrival, we were eager to eat a filling breakfast that would give us the energy we needed for our day of playing in the snow and let me tell you, the Bear Beach Café exceeded our expectations and satisfied our appetites.

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They gave us kid’s menus and a basket of crayons for the boys to color with—I call that a win. We ordered fruit for the kids, and two hot chocolates for Max and me–both the fruit and our mugs filled with chocolatey-goodness and fresh whipped cream arrived at our table super fast—I call that a second win! It’s still funny to me how these things have become so important to me as a parent.

We ordered the Lake View Omelet and the Sierra Mountain Special. Both meals were delicious and the portions were huge so we ended up having leftovers. We’d love to eat here again, and I’d especially love another cup of hot chocolate!

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Final Thoughts

I can speak for the entire family when I say we LOVED our stay in the Deluxe One Bedroom Suite at Hotel Azure. The spacious layout and kitchen amenities were must-haves for a happy stay with children. And we truly enjoyed the incredible views of Lake Tahoe from our balcony. So beautiful.

What do you think of the Hotel Azure in South Lake Tahoe? Have you visited South Lake Tahoe or are you planning a future trip? If you have any questions or if you enjoyed this post, I’d love to hear from you . . . leave me a comment!

Xx, Emily

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47 Comment

  1. That place looks wonderful! I loved going to Tahoe last year when my hubby surprised me with a belated birthday trip. I can’t wait to go back! I’d love to try those places too.

    1. What a beautiful vacation destination. It really does look like a winter wonderland! I’ll have to add it to the list of US destinations. Were the boys in snow heaven?

      1. Patrice,

        The boys LOVED the snow and the hotel so much, they had an amazing weekend!

    2. Justine,

      Anytime is a good time for a trip to Lake Tahoe! How sweet of your husband to plan a trip for your birthday!

  2. That looks like a wonderful place to stay. Your boys seem to be enjoying it. 🙂

    1. Oh, they absolutely loved the hotel!

  3. I love hotels that are friendly to kids….a lot less stress for mama!

    1. Totally! It can make such a huge difference in the hotel stay!

  4. WOW! That place looks GORGEOUS! I need to visit there!

    1. It was amazing, Ashley! You should definitely consider staying here on your next trip to Lake Tahoe!

  5. That place looks incredible! I visited Lake Tahoe for the first time Christmas 2012 and I can’t wait to go back one day!

    1. We loved this hotel and hope this post provided you with valuable information for your next visit to Lake Tahoe! I’m glad you had such a great time on your first trip that you want to return, it’s one of my favorite places!

  6. Oh my! This place looks amazing! What a fun trip!

    1. Thanks Anna! It was amazing, I’d definitely recommend it!

  7. What a beautiful hotel.I would love to stay here if we ever go to lake Tahoe. I love the interior , as in.

    1. We loved this hotel! It is newly-renovated and a perfect place for our family to stay on our weekend getaway. If you go visit Lake Tahoe, definitely consider staying here!

  8. absolutely stunning!

    1. Thanks Rachel!

  9. This looks amazing!

    1. Thanks Jennifer, we loved this trip!

  10. Looks like a nice place to visit. I’m overdue for a Lake Tahoe trip!

    1. I know the feeling, we hadn’t gone on a vacation to Lake Tahoe since 2012 and I missed it so much! Definitely check out Hotel Azure the next you go to Lake Tahoe!

  11. Looks like so much fun! Whenever possible, I like to have a kitchenette when traveling with kids (or just with the husband, too!) It’s nice to know you don’t HAVE to eat out every meal, especially for breakfast/lunch, although that little diner sounds like a great place, too!

    1. That’s so true, I love having a kitchen space in a hotel room especially with kids, and having a whole kitchen at Hotel Azure was just amazing!

  12. So fun…it looks beautiful there!!

    1. Thanks Lindsey! Lake Tahoe is so beautiful, it’s one of my favorite places!

  13. This looks so beautiful! I really need to go here!

    1. So beautiful, Jehava! I hope you get a chance to go someday!

  14. I just LOVE Lake Tahoe! I’ll definitely consider this hotel for our next trip!

    1. Yay, I love meeting others who share my love of Lake Tahoe! We definitely recommend Hotel Azure!

  15. I’ve never been to Lake Tahoe but I have a lot of friends who say it’s their favorite place to vacation. I’d love to visit one day!

    1. It’s absolutely beautiful Shani! It’s definitely one of my favorite places!

  16. Kimberly @ Berly's Kitchen says: Reply

    Hotel Azure looks and sounds amazing. That’s my kind of hotel. I can’t believe how big that kitchen is. Wow! It’s bigger than my kitchen. Lol! Definitely gonna look this place up if I visit Tahoe.

    1. It was amazing, we loved this hotel! Definitely check it out if you visit Lake Tahoe!

  17. This looks like such a wonderful trip. Love all the photos! I’ve never been to Lake Tahoe but would love to visit here next time I travel that way.

    1. It was a much-needed weekend getaway. We love Lake Tahoe and had such a great stay at Hotel Azure!

  18. This looks like the most wonderful vacation spot! Would love to take a family trip there on day!

    1. I hope you get to visit Lake Tahoe one day, it’s incredible!

  19. Loooks absolutely stunning!! All that snow😍😍

    1. It is SO beautiful there!

  20. This looks like such a fun trip!! Cute hotel, and the hot chocolate looks amazing!!

    1. Hi Angela,

      It was such a wonderful trip, we loved Hotel Azure and the hot chocolate! 🙂

  21. That hotel looks so COZY. Love all of it

  22. This looks like such a beautiful resort! Would love to be in the snow since we can’t escape the heat over here in Texas.

  23. I’ve never been to Tahoe but this looks absolutely gorgeous!

  24. What a beautiful place to stay! Tahoe is def on my list of places to visit 🙂

  25. Absolutely beautiful! I love your lodging too…perfect for families!

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