Sierra Hot Springs – one mile from start. A gorgeous campground and a rustic lodge.
Cool old (and new) Sierra Valley houses for rent through airbnb.com and VRBO.
Gold Lakes Cabins and Resorts – 40 minutes drive from start. Rustic, historical, incredible mountain setting on a series of shallow lakes. Great hiking and food:.
Graeagle hotels/motels/lodges – 30 minutes drive from start.
Truckee hotels – 30 minutes drive from start range from the swanky to the basic: Cedar House Sport Hotel, Hampton Inn, Truckee Hotel, etc.
Tahoe City – 60 minutes drive from Sierraville. Sleep at a lakefront house rental, stay at the coolest new hotel in town, Basecamp Hotel, stay in an Old Tahoe-style cabin (Cottage Inn), go rustic (Tamarack Lodge or River Ranch Lodge).