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Hygiene and Safety

Updated February 2022

Resort at Squaw Creek is committed to caring for our guests, colleagues and customers, as your safety and well-being is always a top priority. We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation, remain vigilant, follow procedures and protocols developed in consideration from various health organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), local authorities and other leading organizations and experts.

As part of Hyatt’s Global Care and Cleanliness Commitment below are some of the steps we are taking to ensure your health and well-being so you can enjoy your Lake Tahoe experience: 

Our team will provide housekeeping services upon request on the third day of your visit.  For more information, please contact our front desk team at (530) 412-7034.

  • Our resort’s cleanliness, safety and wellbeing protocols are certified by the Global Biorisk Council for 2021 – 2022.  Our leadership team is GBAC certified and our Hygiene & Wellbeing leaders complete weekly walkthroughs to ensure colleague and guest safety at all times.
  • Our team has increased the disinfecting of high-touch surfaces in areas such as lobbies, guestrooms, restaurants, meeting/event space, recreational areas, public restrooms, elevator buttons, and employee areas using hospital-grade disinfectant
  • Social Distancing is encouraged while sharing an elevator ride
  • Resort colleagues are required to wear masks, and undergo a daily wellness check
  • Guests enjoying our spa facilities are required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. Treatment providers will also be masked. Time in facilities is limited to ensure the most comfortable and safe spa experience.

Should you find yourself with COVID -19 related symptoms, we will be happy to work with you on changing your reservation. If you feel sick while at our resort, please inform our reservations or front desk team for support

Getting Here

Resort at Squaw Creek is located 42 miles west of the Reno/Tahoe International Airport, 200 miles east of San Francisco and 100 miles east of Sacramento via Interstate 80 with access to Highway 89 south. Limousine/shuttle service can be arranged for guests through our Concierge.

If you are driving to the Resort in the winter season, we strongly recommend renting either an AWD or 4WD vehicle. If you have a 2WD vehicle, we recommend keeping chains with you in the case of chain control during stormy conditions, which is common in the winter season. Practice putting your chains on prior to your journey to the Resort to avoid any unforseen complications.


From San Francisco and Sacramento

  • East on I-80 (toward Reno) to Truckee, CA
  • South on HWY 89 (toward Squaw Valley and Tahoe City) for 8 miles
  • Right on Squaw Valley Road (1/3 mile)
  • Left on Squaw Creek Road to the resort's Porte Cochere

From Reno/Tahoe International Airport

  • North on HWY 580/395
  • West on I-80 (Reno/Sacramento exit)
  • South on HWY 89 (toward Squaw Valley and Tahoe City) for 8 miles
  • Right on Squaw Valley Road (1/3 mile)
  • Left on Squaw Creek Road to the resort's Porte Cochere

From Incline Village, NV

  • West on HWY 28 to Tahoe City, CA
  • North on HWY 89 (toward Truckee)
  • Left on Squaw Valley Road
  • Left on Squaw Creek Road to the resort's Porte Cochere

Transportation to Resort at Squaw Creek to and from Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Please contact our Concierge for options at 530.583.6300 or     

Be Prepared
To keep up to date on road conditions, visit ahead of your travels.

In the event of a storm, it is important to have an emergency kit in your car in the case you are stuck on the interstate. We suggest packing food, water, and ensuring your gas tank is full for your journey.

If you visit during a winter storm and use our self-parking lot, please be advised the resort will not offer snow removal. Please come prepared with your own snow removal tools, including a snow shovel and an ice scraper. If you're coming in from Truckee, Mountain Hardware and Sports will have everything you need to keep you safe during the winter.

Checking In
Check-in at the resort begins at 4pm. If you arrive earlier, we will do our best to accommodate you based on availability. If your room is not available upon arrival, we will happily store your luggage at no extra charge so you can get a head start on your day.

Please be advised that our resort does not allow any pets in guest rooms.

Guest Parking 
After the Resort reopens for the holidays, valet parking service will return to the Resort. This service allows guests unlimited in-and-out privileges, premium parking accommodations, and most importantly, snow removal! Resort at Squaw Creek offers snow removal for vehicles using valet service.

As part of Resort at Squaw Creek’s COVID-19 actions and cleanliness standards regarding valet service are as follows:

  • Associates must carry sanitation wipe packets
  • When entering a vehicle, associates must wipe the steering wheel, shifter, and inside door handle
  • Associate must only touch necessary items that will allow them to safely park the vehicle
  • Associates will wipe down any parts of the vehicle that they came in contact with

Please be advised, the Resort does not offer snow removal for vehicles in the self-parking lot. If you choose to self-park, please note you will be responsible for all snow removal of your own vehicle. Please come prepared with the proper snow removal tools, such as shovels and ice scrapers.

Parking prices are as followed:

Resort Guest Overnight Valet Parking | $80
Resort Guest Overnight Self-Parking | $20

Day Visitor Valet Parking | $100
Day Visitor Self-Parking | $100

Day visitors may receive 100% validation on parking with a $100 minimum purchase at our spa, or any one of the Resort’s participating restaurants, excluding Sweet Potatoes Deli.

What to Bring
During the summer, pack a variety of clothes to enjoy every activity Tahoe has to offer! There are infinite hiking trails, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards available to rent, and miles of Lake Tahoe shoreline with beautiful beaches. At the Resort, we have three pools, a nature trail to Squaw Valley, and a fire burning at night. Be sure to pack a jacket, even in the summer months, as the nights can get chilly. 

During the winter, be sure to bring waterproof boots and clothes. Pack layers so you can regulate your temperature as necessary. If you’re planning on skiing or snowboarding and don’t have your own gear, we have a wide variety of rentals and clothing available for you to rent or purchase. 

Resort Fee
Your resort fee includes: 

All local and toll-free calls
Premium WiFi in guestrooms and public areas
In-room coffee & tea service with Keurig coffee machines
Morning coffee station in lobby from 5AM - 7AM
In-room mini-refrigerators
24 hour access to the fitness center
Access to the resort's private, year-round heated Oasis pool and hot tubs
Daily recreation, poolside activities & lawn games
Golf club storage
Use of resort's tennis courts
Access to dry steam sauna in the Spa
Seasonal transportation to and from Squaw Village (winter)
10% discount on all non-sale apparel items at Squaw Creek Sports Pro Shop
15% discount on greens fees at The Links at Squaw Creek
Ski Valet
Seasonal Friday & Saturday night dive in movies at Oasis pool (summer)

Road Conditions
For up-to-date road conditions please visit or call our Concierge at 530.581.6610.

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