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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 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Barcelona, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Two night stay in January while visiting Yosemite. The lodge is well located near the south entrance. The room was very big with a fully equipped kitchen, two beds and a Jacuzzi. The wifi is not included, it's 10 usd for 24 hours. There is not much around so we ended having dinner both nights at the lodge restaurant which... More 

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Nipomo, CA
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first room we were given had a bathroom where the toilet was not attached to the floor - there was a gaping hole to the sewage system. They changed us to another room where there was no hot water, the sheets had obviously not been changed (there were long, black hairs and dirt on them) and the pillows were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yosemite View Loge is located in a fantastic location right along the Merced river, just a few miles from the entry gate to Yosemite National Park. The river is gorgeous, and relaxing to listen to all night. We visited for a mid-winter trip, so there were very few other people, and it was very quiet. Perfect for us! (It... More 

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Sao Vicente, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's more than just staying in a hotel. The special location of it, next to an almost river rapids, in a narrow valley with the beautiful surrounding mountains, the clean air, the proximity to Yosemite Nat. Park, the decentralized arrangement of its several buildings ... In so many poor countries, without public safety, a hotel like this would be impossible.... More 

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Elanora, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No info books in rooms. No flyers or info in lobby. Door doesnt lock properly. Staff unfriendly and unhelpful. Washing machines and dryers faulty. Toaster faulty. Only 1 pillow per person. 3 towels for 4 people. Only 1 device per wifi account. Location is the only positive...

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Santa Monica, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I used a Groupon to stay here, and I probably would not again. Pros: Best location, right outside the park. I don't think there are any other hotels this close. Also we had a "river view room" which has a deck that faces the Merced river. The view is beautiful and the sound of the rushing river... More 

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Belmont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are very few places to stay near the Hwy 140 entrance to Yosemite and the best located place to say (by far) is the Yosemite View Lodge. This is a sprawling, motel-style accommodation situated right on the Merced River, just 3 miles from the park entrance. We stayed in a family suite (Room 1092). It was very spacious and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi i went to the hotel on december the location is really good but the room has a really disgusting and old smell. The service is very good but o my good what a ugly room. Thank you very much from colombia

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for a couple of nights. The place is near the entrance to the park. We used the groupon deal for this stay. Without it I would definitely not stay here. I agree with most of the other tripadvisor review. The place is run down. The comforter was torn. Even the lampshade was torn and taped... More 

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Riverside, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Redbud. We had a river view that was just beautiful. The room was very clean, well kept, and very spacious! Although decor was not necessarily modern, it was clean and not worn or old looking. The kitchen area was all clean and everything worked. In all honesty, I was surprised at this experience given all the reviews.... 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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