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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had some reservations about this stay, as I had read some poor reviews. Chief amongst my concerns was noise and food. My family and I (4 of us, 2 teenage daughters), booked a fairly late trip across California, and I now realise we were very lucky to get a room here. Our room was on the top floor of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If planning a trip to California that includes Yosemite, then get your Yosemite accommodation booked first and build your trip around those dates. Ideally you should try to get something inside the park in Yosemite valley, but you do need to book very early to manage that.. If you can't get accommodation inside the valley, then Yosemite View lodge is... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Decided to take family to Yosemite for first time. Delayed planning (plan on reserving 4-6 mo in advance) pushed us outside the park. This alternate hotel turned out to be a very convenient location just outside the park with a pool, jacuzzi and a great view! Room was spacious and clean. Had an issue where our room, as it was... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The accommodation was excellent, with 2 queen beds, kitchenette, and a shaded balcony overlooking the middle car park area. We did not have a river-view room, but could hear the river from the balcony. The air con was noisy, but quite effective. Our shower - seemingly in a room designed for disabled access - was ok, but temperature regulation was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good accommodation with the outstanding point being the river view. The room came with a kitchenette and a lovely balcony to sit on. The pizza restaurant on site served great pizzas but did get very busy when we there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect location for exploring Yosemite, the shop was good too and the pizza restaurant on site. Our room was amazing and had a lake view from the balcony. I would stay again, rooms are a little dates but they are clean. The air con is very noisy and you do need it on in summer so maybe bring ear plugs!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When we were unable to get lodging inside Yosemite Park, we booked the Yosemite View Lodge as the closest alternative, but did not expect anything more than basic accommodations. In fact, we were surprised by a wonderful room, complete with a jacuzzi and kitchenette, overlooking the Merced River. The room was modern and well appointed. The only downside is there... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I were booked in for two nights at the hotel as part of our honeymoon touring the USA and were delighted when, on arrival, we were told that they had upgraded us to a river view room with a hot tub. Off we went to find the room, excited for what we were about to find. After... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to book well in advance (by all accounts a whole year) if you wish to stay inside the actual park. We booked 4 months in advance and had to settle for this place just outside at El Portal. Even so it is a good 20 minute drive into Yosemite village itself. The View Lodge is a motel style... More

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Brentwood, California
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is great. It's about a half hour drive down to Yosemite. The hotel it's self needs updating. The room was clean and had a mini fridge to keep your own drinks/food in. The pools were not so clean and one of the hot tubs was broken, not a huge deal we didn't go there to go swimming. 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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