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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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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place looks fine on the outside but is run down on the inside. Whe booking we were told we could upgrade for $100- to a "mountain view" from a regular room but when we arrived we found it had a view of dead plants in a dried creek bed - NO mountain. Explanation: it's how we differentiate from a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My 1st slightly negative review! Start: big room, clean and amazing pizza place on site - would recommend ordering twin queen room as they were a lot bigger and had Aircon! Also had a little kitchenette which was handy The slight negative.... Breakfast not included and to pay was quite expensive really. Wifi not included and u had to pay... More

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Nutley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yosemite Park requires patience and perseverance. We travelled from San Francisco and it is a beautiful but long drive. The hotel is closest to an entrance which will take you into the Yosemite Valley. The room was fine with parking next to it. It could use updating but then I think it would be more expensive. There were pools and... More

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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Large hotel, excellently located at the gates to Yosemite National Park. It is very pricey, considering that the rooms are old and poorly maintained, the linen hasn't been changed from the seventies and the dining offering are extremely limited. If you're not picky, and only looking for a place to sleep which is closest to the gates, it may work... More

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Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was in a beautiful location surrounded by stunning scenery. There was a balcony and/or patio to each room depending on what floor you were on. We had two queen beds (which were really queens), small kitchenette area with fridge, coffee pot, sink, and microwave (I think), and a nice large bathroom. There were laundry facilities on-site and two... More

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is literally right outside the west entrance to Yosemite National Park and is the most convenient location to stay outside of the park with easy access to the Yosemite Valley. The rooms were very clean and have kitchenettes in them. It is definitely worth the extra money to get a river view room. After a day in the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been staying here every winter for the last 5 years. Look for Groupons! Great deal The rooms are very comfortable with a well equipped kitchenette. We like the king bed with pull out queen,because it gives you more space. The decor is outdated, but who cares when the nature around you is beautiful. The drive to Yosemite is... More

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Florida USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting; our spacious apartment with balcony was right on a small rapid-flowing stream with mountain wilderness and birds just beyond. Three fireplaces and (supposedly) a fully-equipped kitchen; two restaurants on site. What could go wrong--well, plenty as it turned out--we had to phone for service or help three times. The apt kitchen had one wine glass and one cereal... More

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel staff very helpful. Accommodation was fine, very clean and comfortable. Pools were fine. The only downside were the restaurants. There are two options, a pizza restaurant and another. On the evening we arrived the oven in the pizza restaurant was broken and they only had sandwiches so we went to the restaurant next door. Not surprisingly it was very... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the location of this hotel, rooms were very spacious and clean, although a little dated. We had mountain view room so we were able to sit outside, watch the wildlife and enjoys the beautiful river views. The small kitchen area was also helpful and the on site restaurant was a bonus. The pizza was fantastic. Only negative was the... More

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Additional Information about Yosemite View Lodge

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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