Highway road through the mountains


What is the weather like at Hope Valley?

As a mountain resort situated at 7000ft elevation our temperatures will always be cooler than that of the Tahoe Basin and surrounding valley. On average we will have snow on the ground from November till April. Nightly temperatures remain below freezing from October to May.

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Where is Hope Valley located?

Wylder Hope Valley Resort is situated in Alpine County
4 miles from Woodfords
11 miles from Markleeville
17 miles from Kirkwood
19 miles from South Lake Tahoe
19 miles from Minden/Gardnerville
22 miles from Stateline


What are the Operating Hours?

Sorensen’s Café are open 7 days a week from 7:30am – 9:00pm, serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Sorensen Menu

Dinner Reservations preferred. We also do Cabin Service deliveries for all meal periods.
Hope Valley General Store & Café open for Breakfast & Lunch weekdays & Dinner on Friday & Saturdays


What is Check In/Check Out Times?

Check in starts from 4pm and Check out is at 11am. Should you require an earlier check in or a later check out, kindly speak to the guest service team who will submit the request and we will try our best to honor, fees might apply to guarantee set times.


Am I guaranteed a specific cabin or yurt?

Unless you book a one-of-a-kind Cabin i.e., Hope Valley House or O.G Yurt. For all other cabins the team will submit your request and try their utmost to honor


What amenities are in the Cabins?

All Cabins have Fireplaces, only two have original woodburning
Some Cozy Cabins have kitchenette’s
Comfy Cabins and larger have full kitchen with French Press & Le Creuset Kettle’s


Is this Sorensen’s Resort?

This is the old Sorensen’s Resort that was purchased by Wylder Hotels in August 2019. Our Café is still called Sorensen’s & by the campground is Hope Valley General Store and Café all of which is owned and operated by Wylder Hotels.
The property has completed a multi-million-dollar renovation

We are an all-season resort, all cabins, the spartan & some yurts remain open year around.
Campground open May – October depending on the weather


Is the hotel Pet Friendly?

Yes! We are dog friendly property-wide; your dog must be leased while in public spaces and remember to clean up after you pet.

We charge a nightly pet fee of $55 for all Cabins, Yurts, and Spartan which includes a welcome amenity, food, and water bowls that will be placed in the room to use.

While it’s $25 per pet per night for all RV’s & Campsites.


What are some activities/things to do in and around Hope Valley?

Hope Valley is an outdoor paradise full of adventure all depending on the season
Flyfishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Swimming, Paddleboard, Mountain & Road Biking, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowboarding, Nature & History walks.

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Do you sell Snow park passes/ USFS parking passes / Fishing permits?

We don’t currently sell them on property however the Guest Service team will gladly assist you purchasing all online


Is there Wi-Fi?

We do have Wi-Fi hotspots near Sorensen’s Café and HV General Store & Café. The outdoors is meant to disconnect and explore


What are your Covid – 19 policies?

All guest must wear masks and maintain proper social distancing in public spaces.
It’s our responsibility to protect the health of our staff, community & guests, we’ve implemented operational changes based on the guidance from the CDC, Alpine County & covid19.ca.gov/