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1/17/18 – Be sure to follow us on Twitter, as we prepare for the first big snow of 2018 with up to 2 feet of snow possible!!! We currently have just one queen room remaining available for this weekend.

12/28/17- To better manage mountain crowds and provide greater discounts, Sugar Bowl Ski Resort has changed their ticketing process with lodging partners. In past seasons, we had discounted tickets available at the Donner Lake Inn B & B, but in an attempt to offer greater discounts we now have a widget on our website for preordering of lift tickets. The further in advance you order, the greater the discount. Royal Gorge is awaiting opening after the next big storm-projected for mid January to provide adequate cover.

12/12/17- The Town of Truckee and its many sponsors are pleased to announce there will be a free shuttle service in many areas including Donner Lake, with a stop across from the Donner Lake Inn B & B during the holiday period from December 26th(12PM) to January 1st (2AM). Shuttles will run daily from 12PM until 2AM, so visitors can forget the traffic and parking hassles, allowing everyone to enjoy one of Truckee’s most festive times of the year! Route Maps can be found on the Truckee Chamber of Commerce website.

11/21/17- Snow Season 2017-18 – The Adventure Awaits
Weather permitting, by the end of November and moving into 2018, nearly all of the trails at all the local ski resorts will be open. Both die-hard and novice skiing and snowboarding fanatics should be pleased by this news, especially those who may receive new boards or skis over the holidays. Truckee/Tahoe skiing is unquestionably some of the best you will find in the West.
If you happen to be a fan of the Farmer’s Almanac, this winter’s predictions are calling for another “Snowy and Cold” season. But don’t let that stop you from enjoying a great snow trip to Truckee! The Donner Lake Inn invites you to stay with us. With plenty of afternoon hot cocoa & cider, homemade treats, hearty breakfasts, and warm accommodations at our B and B, let us make your snow adventure one to remember!

10/26/17- The Donner Lake Inn was just named in the top 3% of hotels in the United States by HotelsCombined with a rating of 10/10 in guest satisfaction.

8/20/17 The 2nd annual Truckee Marathon, Half and Relays are scheduled for September 24th. We have rooms available. Registration information can be found at http://chamber.truckee.com/events/details/truckee-marathon-half-marathon-and-marathon-relay-09-24-2017-2905

7/2/17 We have one room queen room available for the night of July 4th. Just a 3 minute walk across the street to watch the annual fireworks display over Donner Lake. 2015-07-04 Fireworks from Deck

3/26/17 The recent snowfall did it!!! Local ski resorts are reporting over 700 inches of snowfall this season. Mt. Rose Ski Resort and Sugar Bowl Ski Resort were the first to report surpassing the 700 inch level. As the snow melts in the Spring, there will be some great opportunities for white water rafting on the Truckee River.

3/11/17 Daylight Savings Time, A Full Moon, and > 650 inches of snow… Many resorts are planning on extending the winter season this year- talks abound of skiing through the July 4th Holiday. Spring skiing will be here for awhile. The Town of Truckee has planned a number of summer events- Be sure to look at look at the chamber website for specific dates and events.

11/28/16 We’ve got SNOW!
Thanks to Mother Nature, the first real powder of the season has fallen! A couple feet of fresh, fluffy snow fell over the past weekend and reports indicate there’s more on the way! Nearby Sugar Bowl and Royal Gorge opened last Friday with top to bottom skiing and multiple XC trails open. The nightly mountain snow-makers have been busy creating a fantastic base covered by our recent powder. Come up to Truckee and get your SKI on!

10/24/16 The results are in and once again, we are pleased to announce that Donner Lake Inn B & B finished in the top 3 of the Best of Sacramento Bed & Breakfasts. We were also a finalist once again for the 2016 Truckee Chamber of Commerce Hospitality Award. Our Partner, Zenergy Massage and Wellness in Historic Old Town Truckee is offering 10% off all massages through December 15th. The ski resorts have started hiring for the season and the annual Truckee ski swap is set for November 5th. Keep an eye out for an upcoming special being posted on our Facebook page.

8/26/16 We are down to the last two days of voting for the Best of Sacramento A List. The Donner Lake Inn is listed under weddings and it looks like the voting is very close. Last year we were the runner-up, so are asking for everyone’s help and vote for us. The link to vote is http://sacramento.cityvoter.com/…/weddings/sacramento Thank you to everyone who has voted. We will keep you posted. This weekend is the annual Truckee Rodeo–Yee HAW!!!

8/8/16 This weekend is the 36th Annual Donner Lake Swim. The start/finish line are just around the corner from us- a 5 minute walk. As of this morning, we have 2 rooms available for Saturday night. If not participating in the Swim, consider an overnight getaway from the Valley Heat, and take advantage of all the area has to offer. If you are interested in a stay with us, call us directly as soon as possible as our availability will not remain long.

6/8/16 Still looking for that quick All American getaway for Monday July 4th – We have a couple of rooms still available for the night of July 4th. Spend the day in Truckee, watch the fireworks on the lake, spend the night, and have a great breakfast before heading home on Tuesday.