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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   General's Hwy, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93633
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chamberlain, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pushing 80, my mid-fifties daughter and son and I did our second five-day backpacking trek together, Rae Lakes Loop, starting and ending at Cedar Grove Lodge stays. The facility provided just what we needed, a relaxed informal beautiful setting to jump off and return to with fellow hikers. The management and staff couldn't have been nicer in helping us with... More

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Lafayette, Ca
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

people were very friendly and bbq dinners were excelant---great hikes--air conditioning---draw back is no TV or very limited internet- next time will ring portable dvd player and chess board--but location on river was excelant---Mgr Diane Bland was amazing and her stories were great---we will be back-- a rustic escape with great people

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family trip to see the giant sequpia trees was a wondeful experience and glad we stayed at Cedar Grove Lodge. The lodge is very family friendly and a great place to get away from everything (including internet). The trails are easily located and the guided tours very educational. We found the food at the lodge convenient and not too... More

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Boom, België
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Affordable place to stay in the middle of Sequoiapark. Rooms are small but comfortable beds. What I liked most was the quietness -sleep with the window open and hear nothing but the river running... WiFi did not work but I did not expect it to work in such a remote place.

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SF Bay Area
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting by the river. However arrival was quite confusing with a peculiar scramble by the staff on check-in. The cafeteria is definitely limited and the food a bit of a "last resort." The place is basic and aged, with thin walls and worn fixtures, but the beds were comfortable and the staff were mostly earnest if quirky. Nonetheless, I... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here since this is the only lodge in kings canyon national park. The lodge definately needs some maintenance. Old can be charming, but in this case it means dirty and not taken care off. We don't want luxury when staying in the wilderness, but we do expect some level of quality when paying 130USD per night, even in... More

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Renee R, General Manager at Cedar Grove Lodge, responded to this review

Good day - Sorry to hear that you had such a poor experience at Cedar Grove. You are correct it is such a lovely location and we just took over as the management company of this property and have some great plans for remodeling for the 2015 season. While remodeling is always a good thing- cleanliness and good food should... More

north lincolnshire. uk
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely peaceful area within earshot of the river passing by, the buildings/rooms do require updating however the staff and in particular Catherine the manageress and the food assistant Wyatt ? (apologies if spelt wrong ) really know how to make you feel at home and relaxed ...wonderful people a credit to the lodge and the USA itself !!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We slept in a patio room and could hear the river at night. Very soothing and very relaxing. The hotel manager really understands hospitality and she was a delight. While the menu is limited, we enjoyed our meals at the restaurant. A great stay!

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Buena Park, California
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14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very old lodge that definitely needs some upkeep and updating. AC was off for a day and spotty at other times. They did give me a credit for the inconvenience. We had a bottom room which had a patio and fridge and micro which is good to have. One day we did not have maid service by 4:30 and had... More

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Glendale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Our grandkids enjoyed running around looking for Big Foot. Very scenic drive. The grandkids got sick from the drive. have some Dramamine on hand. The river running near by was beautiful would be very pleasant to just sit and watch.

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Address: General's Hwy, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93633
Location: United States > California > Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cedar Grove Lodge 2.5*
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Nestled in a glaciated mile-deep canyon, Cedar Grove Lodge is located in the heart of Kings Canyon National Park at Cedar Grove Village. Open May through October, this quaint lodge is an ideal location for travelers looking to explore some of Kings Canyon’s most alluring wilderness attractions, including North Dome, Grand Sentinel and Zumwalt Meadow. ... more   less 
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