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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived in the evening with no reservations. All of the hotels in the parks were booked and the desk worker recommended we try the Yosemite View. When we arrived the staff was friendly. The room decor was dated, but the room was clean and spacious. There was a full kitchenette in the room, which made us wish we had... More

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Jonestown, PA
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111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From a certain perspective, giving this place a three might be considered generous (My wife would have given it a two). This hotel complex could be terrific! It's got a great location and has a beautiful setting. They also have a monopoly, it seems. The hotel is made up of a number of "blocks" of hotels, all owned by the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this place for location and that was the highlight. As many have said, it's okay, a bit tired and fairly basic ... however the view at the back of the hotel is stunning, except for the other guests climbing along the wall and seeing straight into your room. You get somewhere to shower, sleep and make instant coffee... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed on a Groupon deal for two nights in late October (technically out of season for the area, but the weather was PERFECT). The room itself was nothing special, quality-wise, but it did have a balcony, a large jacuzzi tub and shower, a fantastic view of the river passing below us through the valley, and the basic kitchenette needs... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a one night stay from San Francisco on a tour with starline tours unfortunately the lodge inside the park was full so we ended up here but it was cheaper so that was ok although we booked a river view room with a spa bath and we were put at the furthest point away from the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location 2 miles from the Park's entrance to Yosemite Valley. The rooms are well equipped but are in desperate need of new sheets and towels. The room we stayed in had a very nice balcony overlooking the river. The front desk area should also upgrade the coffee and make it complimentary to guests. The smallest things really do make... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start… quite simply TERRIBLE!! My wife and I were booked to stay here for two nights (2nd/3rd October 2014). We had read the reviews and thought it just couldn't be that bad. Well, we were wrong!! We arrived early evening having had a fantastic day in the Yosemite National Park. It was just getting dark when we parked... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited the 140 was closed at the Arch Rock entrance due to a fire and because we were in the middle of nowhere there is noting to do close by leaving us in the hotel. On arrival I found the staff helpful, friendly and polite. We were given a free room upgrade, which was nice. There is a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the hotel after a long drive... THE people at the reception were really unfriendly to us and the other people in line... Almost being treated as a group of children. We got an "upgraded room with a river view". Despite The upgrade, the room had a strange smell, really old, sorry Carter,... IT definitely needed to be... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a convenient and close hotel to the entrance to the west entrance to Yosemite NP. It is a large facility and has a restaurant, a pizza shop, a shop and a convenience store to purchase souvenirs and food items. There are no freebies in the room and it offers simple amenities -e.g. soap and shampoo. Internet and WiFi... 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*
Number of rooms: 335
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