Inn by the Lake - South Lake Tahoe, California, 96150, United States

Lake Tahoe Weddings & Receptions

Inn by the Lake Hotel - South Lake Tahoe

Are you planning a Lake Tahoe Wedding or Reception? Inn by the Lake's location, facilities, amenities and spacious grounds provide numerous options that can be tailored to exceed expectations on your special day. South Lake Tahoe provides a dramatic natural backdrop to your dream Lake Tahoe Wedding and our team at Inn by the Lake can help you plan your big day. When celebrating your love, next to the lake, make it memorable with smooth serene waters of emerald blue and incredible forested green mountains in the distance while you and your loved one recite your vows in front of your family and friends. For a more dramatic event have nature light up your ceremony with glorious crimson sunsets making the mountains radiant – ideal to get the party started. Want to be on the water instead of beside it? There are several options to make this happen from private yacht’s, to paddle board affairs!

If a forest setting is your ideal picture, for the big day, take advantage of the towering pines throughout South Lake Tahoe and dress them up with some fairy lights to add a hint of mystique to your outdoor Eden. Whether you prefer a warm summer lake wedding or mystical frosted winter backdrop South Lake Tahoe provides plenty of natural scenery to make your dream Lake Tahoe Wedding a memory to celebrate for years to come.

Inn by the Lake’s location is directly across from El Dorado beach, in South Lake Tahoe, and provides a fantastic photo backdrop for your ceremony/reception. With over 2,000 square feet of event space Inn by the Lake’s Event Center is the perfect Lake Tahoe Wedding Venue to accommodate ceremonies/receptions ranging from 25 to 100 guests. Our Event specialists are experienced in working directly with brides and grooms to help deliver an amazing Lake Tahoe Wedding experience. Our team can even customize a Lake Tahoe Wedding Package for just for you! In the summer season, Inn by the Lake's manicured grounds are also available for smaller outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions.

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Inn by the Lake's Event Center can accommodate wedding receptions for up to 100 guests.

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The Event Center Lakeview Room is ideal for an indoor wedding ceremony.

The Sierra Nevada room can accommodate a banquet of up to 100 people. We then breakout the dance floor in the Lakeview Room, which showcases picture windows facing Lake Tahoe for breathtaking sunsets while dining and dancing the night away. If you are planning to party with 100 guests we encourage you utilize the entire event center for your big day with full access to the Sierra, Nevada, and Lakeview Rooms.
A big advantage of hosting your reception at Inn by the Lake is that we work closely with local companies to provide several catering options, right here in South Lake Tahoe. Our top three recommendations are:

The Bear Beach Café which is located next door to Inn by the Lake and offers menu’s ranging from $21 - $30 per person, for up to three courses. The Bear Beach can cater in the Event Center and they are a great option for intimate receptions wanting an authentic Tahoe restaurant venue with amazing views of the lake.

The Blue Angel Café is a local favorite in the Heavenly ski resort area, right up Ski Run Boulevard. The Blue Angel specializes in “offering fresh innovative food for the modern palate” ranging from $24 - $32 per person. Our team can help you organize catering in the Event Center with Blue Angel or you can take the party to their Banquet Loft which has vaulted ceilings and slated floors for a cozy ambiance. The Blue Angel Loft can host up 85 – 125 guests.

If you’re looking to accentuate your beach ceremony with some back yard barbeque we recommend the Exquisite Grill. Their specialty in grilling makes them the ideal choice to complete your outdoor theme and they are the only mobile grill catering company in Lake Tahoe. Inn by the Lake has all tables and chairs on property, so you can host an outdoor summer reception on our lawn with a beautiful view of Lake Tahoe just across the street.

Inn by the Lake offers spacious accommodation for your guests visiting from out of town. In addition to spectacular views, Inn by the Lake has the special touches that make for a memorable visit. Every room has its own individual private balcony, wireless Internet access and conveniences include mini refrigerators, microwave, iron/ironing board and coffee makers. No matter what size, from cozy Queens, spacious lake view King Great Rooms to Deluxe Spa Suites with fully equipped kitchens, there’s a perfect space to suit your needs. They will be sure to sleep in comfort on our Serta Perfect Sleeper Concierge plush mattresses. In the morning your guests will awaken to views of our beautiful giant pines or breathtaking sunrises over the lake. Please contact our Sales Department to inquire about Group Lodging rates.

You and your guests can share your wedding day quickly and seamlessly with our complimentary wireless internet located throughout the resort. Be sure to update your Facebook page with the best photos of the wedding and reception! The Inn’s Club Room is ideal for everyone to gather, play, and bond during your wedding stay. For group rates please contact our sales department to organize your South Lake Tahoe accommodations.

Rehearsal Receptions are a great way to break the ice before your big day and Inn by the Lake has a unique venue on property in Tahoe Bowl which will ensure your guests interact and have fun before the big day. Picture a nice casual evening of bowling, pizza, and beverages while your guests bowl and bond in Tahoe. Scoring is fully automated - all your guests have to do is roll the ball and have fun!

At Inn by the Lake we take one of the best places to stay in South Lake Tahoe and combine our team’s exceptional service standards and attention to detail to deliver each of our bridal parties with a smooth and unique experience. When planning your Lake Tahoe wedding our team can help you achieve the perfect day by combining the natural scenery with delicious catering options in a fun reception venue. All with glorious views of Lake Tahoe!

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Bear Beach Cafe would be delighted to cater your reception or brunch in our Event Center. Smaller gatherings can take place in the restaurant.

Looking for something different to break the ice at your Rehearsal Reception? Consider a casual evening of bowling, pizza and beverages in our very own Tahoe Bowl. If you can spell your name, you can bowl. Scoring is fully automated, and all you have to do is throw the ball and have fun!

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