Getting to Tahoe City

Here’s all the information you need to book your hotel and find your way to Creative Connections.

Questions? Please contact us at

Use Group Code: KALMBACH. Learn more about Granlibakken Resort

Hotel Reservations

Granlibakken Tahoe
725 Granlibakken Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145

PLEASE NOTE: The Granlibakken Tahoe is an all-inclusive hotel. If you plan to stay off-site, you will still be required to purchase a grounds fee package with the Granlibakken, which includes all your meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the retreat. On the hotel reservation form, choose the “Off Grounds – No Lodging” option.

Reservations by Phone

Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 530-583-4242 or 800-543-3221.  Mention Creative Connections for the special group rate.


Online Reservations

1) Book online by visiting our group reservation page on the hotel website:

2) Select Event/Group Reservation.

3) Use Group Code: KALMBACH
You will be directed to the reservation page.
You will receive confirmation within 48 hours.



 Parking is free for the duration of your stay.

Images courtesy of Granlibakken, Tahoe City

Traveling to Tahoe City

By Plane

Fly to Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Airport Code: RNO

  • The Granlibakken Tahoe is a 1-hour drive from the airport. Rental cars are available at the airport.
  • The Granlibakken offers airport shuttle service from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to the hotel. Reserve by calling the numbers above or online at
  • Shuttle reservations made through Granlibakken must be made at least 7 days in advance, and there is a fee associated with this service.


Fly to Sacramento International Airport. Airport Code: SMF

  • Sacramento International Airport is a 2-hour drive away from Granlibakken. Rental cars are available at the airport.


Fly to San Francisco International Airport. Airport Code: SFO

  • San Francisco International Airport is a 4-hour drive away. Rental cars are available at the airport.

By Train

The Amtrak California Zephyr line makes daily stops at the Truckee, CA, station. Rental cars are available nearby, and the Granlibakken is a 30-minute drive from the Truckee Amtrak station.


There is self-parking on site at the Granlibakken Hotel. There is no fee for parking during your stay.

Use Group Code: KALMBACH. Learn more about Granlibakken

Explore Tahoe City

We love the stunning beauty of Tahoe City and we know you will, too. Explore more about this gorgeous mountain town and why we picked this location for Creative Connections.