Built with sustainable cedar wood siding and energy-efficient heating and lighting, the Cedar House Sport Hotel in Truckee has ski storage, European-style breakfasts, an outdoor hot tub, a full bar, and they allow dogs. Their new on-site private dining room and events center, called Stella, serves Tuscan-inspired dinners and wine tastings most Friday and Saturday nights and has live music. Stay here if you’re skiing Sugar Bowl or Northstar. [from $170; cedarhousesporthotel.com]
Tahoe Lodging: Cedar House Sport Hotel
A green hotel in Truckee that has ski lockers, cooking classes, and allows dogs.