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Property Details

Updated: Jan 25, 2015
Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 8 Sleeps

Best Tahoe Cabin has everything one would need for an enjoyable, relaxing stay in South Lake Tahoe. Our two-story chalet is on a double lot with a large driveway with plenty of off street parking. The pine-tree lined street with historic cabins, minimal traffic and woodsy atmosphere makes for a great place to take a stroll, go for a bike ride on our 'his and hers' CRUISER BIKES, or just relax on our covered front porch.

INSIDE, our tastefully decorated cabin is cozy, warm and comfortable with an abundance of Tahoe charm. Relax by the large stone fireplace where you can read, watch TV or listen to music on the stereo/CD player.

OUTDOORS: Walk to the year-round heated swimming pool , ice-skating arena, playground and park, just down the street. The LAKE is just a short, 3 block walk from the cabin. The NEW El Dorado Beachfront is right there with BBQ's, Snack-Bar and Water-Sport Rentals. Bijou Golf Course, 24-Hour Super-Safeway, Starbucks, dining, shopping, library, bowling- alley, tennis, basketball and baseball all within 3-4 blocks walking distance from the cabin. Dine outdoors and relax under the trees on our huge backyard deck, while grilling on either our our GAS or CHARCOAL BBQ's. Take a stroll or ride on our 'his and hers' adult Cruiser Bikes (Inquire about bike rental: $25 daily rental fee applies). Enjoy the cozy outdoor fire pit under the stars.

South Lake Tahoe VHR Permit # 003443

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

What a cozy and charming cabin where 3 generations of our family spent some memorable days. Our 2 1/2 year old built her first snowman in the backyard. The kitchen was well equipped for our New Year's feast. We sadly ended our stay early, but have many fond memories of the cabin.
Dec 2008
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27 Reviews

'Beary Best Cabin' in Bijou Pines
-(650) 218-3502 (California, USA)
Bijou Pines South Lake Tahoe
South San Francisco, CA, United States

Really the Best Cabin in Tahoe!

  • 5 of 5
My family and I had the best Tahoe experience and a big reason was because we stayed at the Best Cabin in Tahoe! The cabin definitely gives you that authentic cabin experience. It's very warm and cozy and accommodated all 9 of us. The location is perfect because it's literally minutes away from Heavenly Ski Resort and dozens of restaurants. I will definitely would stay here again and will recommend to all my family and friends looking to experience the perfect Tahoe adventure!
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
'Beary Best Cabin' in Bijou Pines
-(650) 218-3502 (California, USA)
Bijou Pines South Lake Tahoe
Bay Area, CA

Nice Cabin!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here for a swim meet and it was very convenient. Cozy and just right for smaller groups (we were 4 adults and 3 kids). Nice amenities, cookies, hot chocolate, popcorn, the kids really liked it. Easily accessible to the beach and a very nice, quiet neighborhood. Owner very responsive to questions via email. Cabin was well maintained and well provisioned for a home away from home! We hope to go back again.
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
'Beary Best Cabin' in Bijou Pines
-(650) 218-3502 (California, USA)
Bijou Pines South Lake Tahoe
Pacific Northwest


  • 5 of 5
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Being a seven minute walk from the beach, plus having all of the amenities you could wish for, made our time very enjoyable. Cute, cozy cabin with moose theme throughout; comfortable and quiet; backyard shade or sun or fire pit seating beautifully set up; ping pong table & bikes. Plenty for kids to stay entertained! Perfect vacation get-away.
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
'Beary Best Cabin' in Bijou Pines
-(650) 218-3502 (California, USA)
Bijou Pines South Lake Tahoe
Omaha, Nebraska

Perfect Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
We had our first family vacation this year and couldn't have chosen a better place to stay.
Not knowing what to expect, the owner was very helpful and kind in answering my questions. The cabin was just perfect. There was plenty of room for the eight of us. We enjoyed the deck, campfire, and cooking our meals. The cabin was clean, decorated nicely and the beds were comfortable. The location couldn't have been better.
My family bonded and we all drew closer. I'm very happy I found this place.
I would recommend it to anyone.
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
'Beary Best Cabin' in Bijou Pines
-(650) 218-3502 (California, USA)
Bijou Pines South Lake Tahoe

great location !

  • 5 of 5
My family of 4 stayed here last summer & it was great. We have an 8 & 4 year old & would do day trips (up heavenly, river rafting, beaches, carson city) & this was a great landing pad. Easy to cook & hang out layer by the fire pit. We had a lot of fun! It booked up quickly this year & I waited too long :(. Owners were great!
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
'Beary Best Cabin' in Bijou Pines
-(650) 218-3502 (California, USA)
Bijou Pines South Lake Tahoe
Folsom ca

Great cabin

  • 5 of 5
Great cabin in the perfect location!! Very comfortable and decorated with the Tahoe cabin theme. Thank you Frank and Laurie!!
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being a return guest, and for taking such good care of our cabin during your stay. We are glad that you enjoy the Tahoe cabin theme décor and the convenience of the location, within walking or biking distance to the lake, beach, swimming pool, golf, shopping and all that South Lake Tahoe has to offer. Please come back and visit us again soon!


Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : South Lake Tahoe Airport at 10 Miles Nearest Barpub : McDuff's Pub at 1 Miles Nearest Golf : Bijou Municipal Golf Course at 1 Miles Nearest Motorway : Hwy 50 (aka Lake Tahoe Boulevard) at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : McDuff's Pub at 1 Miles Nearest Ski : Heavenly Valley Ski Resort at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : El Dorado Beach at 1 Miles Car: recommended

Activities (on site and nearby)

* Golf

* Tennis

* Shopping

* Sightseeing

* Restaurants

* Rafting

* Kayaking

* Sailing

* Boating

* Waterskiing

* Parasailing

* Jet Skiing

* Shelling

* Swimming

* Snorkeling/Diving

* Windsurfing

* Biking

* Mountain Biking

* Cross Country Skiing

* Downhill/Alpine Skiing

* Snowboarding

* Snowmobiling

* Sledding/Tubing

* Wildlife Viewing

* Hiking

* Fishing

* Rock Climbing

* Fitness Center/Gym

* Health/Beauty Spa

* Basketball Court

* Antiquing

* Cinemas/Movie Theaters

* Live Theatre

* Museums

* Horseshoes

* Miniature golf

* Horseback Riding

* Other Activities

* 1.75 miles to the Casino corridor at Stateline, with live entertainment, dining, gambling. Within walking distance to the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center with year-round heated swimming pool, fitness room, ice-skating arena, park, Bijou Golf Course, Lake, Beach, public boat launch, shopping, dining, 24 hour Super Safeway and Starbucks! The all NEW ElDorado Beachfront is just 3 blocks from the cabin with BBQ's on the lawn over-looking the lake, snack-bar and watersport rentals. The Shuttle Bus to Heavenly Valley Ski Resort and the Casinos at Stateline, Nevada (pick-up and drop-off just around the corner from the cabin at Rufus Allen Blv. and So Lake Tahoe Blvd/ Hwy 50).


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Updated: Jan 25, 2015

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
President's Day
Feb 12 2015 - Feb 17 2015
3 night minimum stay
Apr 16 2015 - May 20 2015
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 21 2015 - May 26 2015
3 night minimum stay
Summer: June
Jun 5 2015 - Jun 27 2015
2 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 28 2015 - Jul 9 2015
7 night minimum stay
Summer: July-Aug
Jul 10 2015 - Aug 27 2015
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 28 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Sep 16 2015 - Nov 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 10.0%

Nightly Rate: $140 - $295

Weekly Rate: $800 - $2275

Monthly Rate: $800 - $1750

Winter Nov 15-Apr 15 ......$160/night weekday .....$200/night weekend 2 night min...$1,100/WEEK
Spring and Fall >>>>>.....$140/night weekday .....$175/night weekend 2 nt. min........$950 /WEEK
Summer June 1-Aug 27 ...$165/night weekday .....$200/night weekend 2 night min...$1,100 /WEEK
Thanksgiving .

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


Property Type

  • cabin


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Beach View


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Half Bathroom
  • 1 Full bath and 1 half bath with tank-less hot water heater for endless hot showers


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, 1 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double, 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single, plus 1 additional twin pop-up trundle bed


  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Amenities * Washer: Laundry room in cabin. Laundry Soap provided. * Dryer: Laundry room in cabin * Linens Provided * Garage: 2 car garage * Off Street Parking: Off-street parking for 4 cars in summer and 2-3 in winter. * Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer * Gas Fireplace: and one small electric fireplace in back room (back room not shown on this site) * Beds * Queen Bed (2) * Double Bed (1) * Twin/Single Bed (4) * Convertible Bed: Pop-up twin trundle bed in 4th bedroom. Trundle bedding is NOT supplied. NOTE: additional rental and cleaning fee applies for groups larger than 8. * Crib: One Port-A-Crib and One Play-pen * Entertainment * Cable/Satellite TV : Wireless WiFi * DVD * Video Library: Selection of family and children's DVD's available * CD Player * Stereo System * Shared Pool: Year-round heated swimming pool, just down the block from the cabin. (Indoors in winter and outdoors in summer) * Ping Pong/Table Tennis * Mini Pool Table * Kitchen * Fully Stocked Kitchen * Full size stove/oven * Refrigerator * Dishwasher * Plenty of Dishes, bakeware, bowls, utensils, kitchen tools * Microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker * Outdoor Features * Deck/Patio furniture, umbrellas and plenty of seating * BBQ - one GAS grill and one CHARCOAL grill * Fire-Pit area * Communications * Broadband Internet * WiFi (Wireless Internet) * Other Amenities * WE PROVIDE: A selection of DVD's, playing cards and dice games, mini pool table. Fresh linens, towels, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and an assortment of snacks are provided for your enjoyment during your stay. Coffee maker, toaster and blender provided. Tankless water-heater (endless supply of hot water). OUTSIDE: Gas or Charcoal BBQ, picnic tables, patio chairs and umbrellas. Covered swing, horse-shoes, badminton, putting green, sun-bathing and relaxing with plenty of outdoor seating and extra tables for your use. Outdoor fire pit area. 'His and Hers'adult Cruiser BIKES.

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