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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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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We new what to expect from other reviews but it was peak season and decided to make the best of it. Whilst the staff keep everything as best they can the sheets a thread bare and with worn holes . The beds are worn and very uncomfortable. Food is good. Camping would have been the better option

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for two nights and thought some of the reviews don't do the place justice. We had a great room (located above the indoor pool area) - large living room with sofa bed, large bedroom with 2 double beds, decent bathroom, small kitchenette and balcony. The décor was dated but this was no surprise from the reviews we... More

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Carmel, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My daughter and I spent 2 nights at the Yosemite View Lodge. We had a nice room, with 2 queen beds, a little kitchenette, and a nice size bathroom. Right outside the park. It was a 15 minute drive into the park. The only bad thing was that we did not attend any of the evening talks, as we were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In terms of location you couldn't get better being so close to the entrance of Yosemite National Park. As noted by other contributors the hotel could do with some updating but everything did work in the room. Our experience in the restaurant was not so good. The staff didn't really seem that interested in giving that famous American service which... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pros: -Location - about two miles from Yosemite park entrance -Location - view of the river is lovely -Location - the pizza place on property is great after tons of hiking -Large rooms with kitchenette, dishes, and cookware, which could be convenient for a longer stay Cons: -Mid-80s peach bathroom and bed (both mattress and comforter) were very dated -Towels... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Room very tired - unfortunately shower didn't work and obviously hadn't for a while as there was a container to use to rinse yourself. Pool was nice and pizza place on site was good. Brilliant position for Yosemite National Park which is amazing

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a river view room - ended up on the 2nd floor, with a balcony overlooking the river. Room was very spacious, with fireplace and large spabath which I imagine would be heaven in the colder months. There was also a Microwave, fridge and sink area with crockery and cutlery should you wish to cook yourself. First sight on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We paid over $500 per night and had a room that was equivalent to a run down Motel 6 or Super 8. Rooms run down and dirty. As others have said just about everyone stays only one night then gets the heck out of there. All the air conditioners are 20 plus years old and could not cool down the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are only giving this motel 2 stars because of its good location and food in the restaurant which were very good. The rooms are very tatty and in full need of an overhaul. We had to move rooms as the carpet was so stained that we did not feel comfortable in the room. The bedding in the replacement room... More

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Englewood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this lodge after all of the lodges in Yosemite being booked! It is very nice with great views! We happened to be in a room with a river view! Very calming and tranquil! The dining is also very delicious!! This resort is quite popular among foreigners too!! The room we were originally assigned to had a broken... 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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