located in kyburz, CA and near SOUTH LAKE TAHOE

Year round
adventure at 
your doorstep.

WHY SIERRA INN ON THE RIVER

20 minutes from Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort and 30 minutes from South Lake Tahoe

Sierra Inn on the River, located in Kyburz, CA, lives up to the name with the South Fork of the American in our backyard. Perfect for exploring the incredible lakes, trails, and mountains of the El Dorado Forest and Sierra Lake Tahoe Basin.

Our accommodations are located only 20 minutes from Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort and 30 minutes from South Lake Tahoe. Or head the other direction and visit the historic Gold Rush towns along the western Sierra Nevada. The Sierra Inn is a top choice for hikers as they launch into Desolation Wilderness.

What our visitors are saying

Check out our reviews on Expedia!

Ajinkya
Ajinkya
July 4, 2024
10
Second visit. 45 mins from Lake Tahoe and great view of river behind the property. They also have fire pits and ample lawn furniture for recreation. Stay for a whole day if you can to enjoy all the things at the property ☺Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lindsay
Lindsay
July 1, 2024
10
Loved my stay here! The rooms were very clean and updated! The owners are amazing! Great location and on the weekends a coffee shop is open just steps away :) I will be back!! ☺Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Catherine
Catherine
July 1, 2024
10
☺Cleanliness, staff & service
Dan
Dan
June 29, 2024
10
Would absolutely come again! A cleanly restored location surrounded by a casual camping-like environment. ☺Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Carol
Carol
June 28, 2024
10
☺Cleanliness, staff & service
Christin
Christin
June 24, 2024
10
Beautiful and comfortable hotel on the river Very friendly and helpful manager, Oscar. Rooms were updated nicely. Property is beautiful and right on the river. One night Oscar and the owner (perhaps?) had a bbq and offered us food and drinks. So hospitable and gracious. Stayed here the nights before and after backpacking in Desolation Wilderness. Highly recommend. ☺Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Zimu
Zimu
June 24, 2024
10
Clean rooms, river/coffee shop in walking distance. Friendly staff and owner. 40 min drive to South Tahoe without the crowd and noise ☺Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Albert
Albert
June 23, 2024
10
Excellent Location. Excellent Service. It is above our expectations. We will come back. ☺Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Adeline
Adeline
June 22, 2024
10
☺Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Our Rooms at the Inn

Our rooms have either two beds (queen and full) or a king; all with modern amenities including AC, TV with DirecTV, mini-fridges, and microwaves. Rooms are being updated, so reserve a “fully renovated room” if you prefer a room with all new finishes. All rooms are pet friendly (pet fee applies).

Double Room, 1 Queen and 1 Full Bed

1 King Bed Room


Cozy and Comfortable


Our family and pet-friendly rooms are casually appointed for adventures and road-trippers to rest and relax. Or head out back to enjoy a picnic or firepit by the river.

The Sierra Inn is under new management and we are working to update the property. You should see exciting changes and offerings with each visit.

Photos

Chairs on River

Fire Pit and BBQ

More of our Beautiful River

River Beach

Our Backyard

How to Find Us


Policies

  • Check in time: 3:00PM. Early check in may be available depending on your date of stay.
  • Check out time: 11:00 AM. Late check out may be available depending on your date of stay.
  • Deposit Policy: Full amount of reservation due at time of arrival.
  • Cancellation Policy: 24 hours prior to arrival to receive a full refund.
  • Pet Policy: A Pet fee will be charged per pet, per stay. Additional cleaning or damage charges may apply. All pets must be attended to at all times.
  • All rates are subject to state and local taxes.
  • Damage or Theft Policy: We reserve the right to charge guests the cost of rectifying damage or theft, caused by the deliberate, negligent or reckless act of the guest to the hotel’s premises or property. Should this damage come to light after the guest has departed, we reserve the right to make a charge to the guest’s credit / debit card. We will however make every effort to rectify any damage internally prior to contracting specialists to make the repairs, and therefore will make every effort to keep any costs that the guest would incur to a minimum.
  • We are a natural environment property. Please use caution on rocks, near or in the river, and throughout the property.