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Yosemite View Lodge

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   11136 Highway 140, PO Box D, El Portal, CA 95318
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in El Portal
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So when you read the reviews of this place you really don't know what to expect.....we stayed on July 4th weekend so were happy to get a room somewhere close to the park, we came with fairly low expectations! Truth is that is really isn't that bad. Travelers were my wife, 6 year old daughter and myself. We got a... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Literally a few hundred yards outside of the park border, and right on the Merced River...meaning your river view balcony isn't a quiet place for conversation...rapids, even in July, were loud, but not loud enough to prevent sleep (the noisy air conditioner fit that bill). The rooms are dated but clean. All we wanted was a place to crash for... More

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Taylorsville, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place has a lot of potential but.... This place needs new management. You know, someone who cares about their customers. The room rates were extremely high and the rooms were filthy. The room door was difficult to open and once we got it open it wouldn't stay closed unless we dead bolted it. No towels in the room and... More

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Clifton, Texas
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14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This motel is in desperate need of a new manager, one who has an inkling about providing customer service. On a recent visit with a tour group, I checked into my room at about 5pm and noticed the room was very hot so I adjusted the A/C setting to help cool the room. There was a beautiful view in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently spent a lovely June week enjoying Yosemite with Yosemite View Lodge as our home base - we were very satisfied. The property was clean, the staff was professional, the rates were reasonable, and the facilities more than met our expectations. The complex has two restaurants on site - a pizza place with outside seating and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel rooms are old but provide enough space. We had a river view with small balcony on the 1st floor. The bed was not OK. My back suffered from sleeping here. Happy to leave after two nights. Other hotels in the park are too expensive, so guess this was the best solution, eventhough too expensive for the value one gets

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights. Ate at the restaurant and pizza place. Both were good. The decor is very 70s . Once you get past that - it's fine. It has all you need in this location - big rooms, on site shop and laundrette. Talking of the location, it's perfect. Just a few hundred yards from the park boundary. We... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A fabulous place to rest your head after an amazing day in Yosemite! Okay so it is in need of modernisation but overall clean and great size rooms. The hotel shops is very very expensive so fill up on groceries before hand if you plan to have snacks and make picnics for your trip outs! Staff friendly enough and my... More

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a room for 2 nights on the 2nd floor overlooking the river. Just gorgeous. Rooms are as others have mentioned - dated but functional. The point is sleep right? This hotel's clientele heads into the park during the day! The location can't be beat! As others have advised - pick up provisions before getting to El Portal if... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We began our drive through Yosemite at the Tioga Pass Gate (far eastern end) so by the time we got to the end, we were looking forward to our stop and stay at Yosemite View Lodge. BUT, its a throwback for sure. Printed bedspreads that were dirty on top and with stains when you turned them back (just pitch the... More

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Address: 11136 Highway 140, PO Box D, El Portal, CA 95318
Location: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Yosemite View Lodge 3*
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