Frequently Asked Questions

  • About The Resort
  • About the Area

About the Area

  • Is Lake Tahoe closer?

    North Lake tahoe is only 12 miles away from Truckee and 17 miles away from Donner Lake Village.

  • Are there any restaurants in Truckee?

    Yes. Truckee has many restaurants and fast foods. From BBQs to Fine dinning. Truckee is surrounded of restaurants and bars for every taste and budget.

  • Is there any Famous festival in Truckee?

    Yes. Truckee Thursday's is a feel-good event that beckons the community to enjoy some exuberant downton summertime energy. Offering Live Music, Licensed Alcohol Area, Food Court with local food trucks and vendors, Children's activities, and a wide variety of artisan vendors.

  • Is Truckee an accessible town?

    Yes. Truckee is located off Interstate 80. 45 minutes Away from Reno, NV and 3 hours away from San Francisco.

  • Is there any airport Closer to Truckee?

    Truckee has a private airport. The next closest airport is in Reno, NV.

  • Does Truckee have public transportation?

    Yes. TART or Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit has many routes between North Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and Donner Lake. Options like TART Connect and Regular Shuttle are free to all passengers.

  • Are there any local events on July 4th?

    Yes. Truckee celebrates 4th of July offering Fireworks on Donner Lake, 4th of July parade in Downtown and Family activites in West end beach.

  • How much is Tax in Truckee?

    The Transient Occupanct Tax for Truckee is 13.25 and the Sales Tax 8.25%

  • How is the weather in the area?

    Winters are snowy and could be a challenge for travelers but a paradise for skiers and snowboarders. Summers are fresh with maximums around 80F - 85F. Spring and Autumn could be a little bit cold

  • Are there any stores in Truckee?

    Yes. There are stores like Safeway, Grocery Outlet, Rayley's, Save Mart, Mountain Hardware & Sports, O'reilly Auto Parts, Napa Auto Parts, 7 eleven, gas stations, and many other stores.

  • What is the Elevation in Truckee?

    Our Town is located in the heart of Northern California's Sierra Nevada mountain range at an elevation of 5,817 ft, just a short 20 minute drive from the shores of Lake Tahoe.

  • is Truckee safe for visitors?

    Yes. Truckee is one of the safest towns around. We have a Police department station, CHP Station, and many Fire department stations around.

  • What kind of activites can i do in Truckee?

    Many outdoor activites are possible in Truckee. Hiking, Kayaking, Running, Bicycling, swimming at Donner Lake, Boating, Paddleboard, excursions, camping, Ski, snowboard, cross country, and snowshoeing are some of the outdoor activites you can enjoy in Truckee.

About The Resort

  • How to Reach Donner Lake?

    Donner Lake is approximately 75 miles northeast of Sacramento, California. To get there, you will take the I-80 east out of Sacramento towards Reno/Lake Tahoe.

  • What Does Donner Lake Village offer?

    Donner Lake Village offers year round condo rentals on a lakefront property surronded by nature and terrific views of Donner Lake. Enjoy our Seasonal Dock. Bring your paddleboard, kayak, canoe, boat or jetski. Subject to dock slips availability. We offer Outdoor BBQ'S and picnic tables free for our guests. Enjoy the best ski resorts around during the winter, finish your day relaxing in our 2 saunas.

  • What time is Check-in and Check-out?

    The check-in time is 4:00 pm and Check-out time is 11:00 am. Early Check-ins or Laket Check-outs are not accepted.

  • What payments methods does Donner Lake Village accept?

    You can only book your stay at Donner Lake Village using a credit or debit card. We do not accept checks, transfers, zelle, cashapp, etc.

  • Does Donner Lake Village provide Parkinig?

    We have plenty spaces for parking in our privaate parking lot but max. 2 cars per unit will be accepted.

  • Does Donner Lake Village Provide Luggage Storage?

    No. Unfortunatly, we dont have a storage for luggage. You will have to leave any luggage inside your unit.

  • are there any restaurants on Property?

    No. We don't have any restaurant on property but there are many restaurants and businesses closer.

  • Does Donner Lake Village Have Saunas?

    Yes, we have 2 saunas located in Building "B". first come first serve basis.

  • Does Donner Lake Village Allow Smoking on Property?

    Smoking is not permited in units, balconies or surroundings. We have designated smoking areas. Please check the property map;

  • Is Donner Lake Village Air Conditioned?

    No, Donner Lake Village is not air-conditioned. But we do provide fans in all our units.

  • Can I Bring My Pet To Donner Lake Village

    No, Donner Lake Village is not a pet-friendly property.

  • How Closer is Donner Lake VIllage to Downton Truckee?

    Donner Lake Village is 10 mins or 7 miles to Downtown Truckee

  • Does Donner Lake Village Offer Breakfast?

    No, Donner Lake Village doesn't provide breakfast or meals. But, most of our units have a kitchenette. Alll of our units have microwave and mini-fridge

  • Can i Bring my Paddleboard, Kayak, Canoe, or Boat to Donner Lake Village?

    Yes, we have a parking lot across the street so you can leave your motorboat. We also have racks available for your paddleboard, or equipment. We also have dock slips for your boat but it is subject to availability

  • Does Donner Lake Village Offer Mid-Stay Housekeeping Services?

    No, we do not offer houskeeping services during your stay. We will clean the room after your departure. But, we have a self-service Housekeeping closet on the 1st floor of Building "B". Extra supplies like towels, linens, pillows, toilet paper, etc. are available free of charge to the guests.