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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved staying here! Beautiful view out onto the river. Spa pool and swimming pool were great after a days hiking. Couldn't have door open at night as river was way too loud, but with doors shut it was fine.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter and I (from the UK) stayed here for 2 nights at the end of March travelling from San Fran to Vegas. Having read previous reports I was rather concerned at what we would find. I have to say we were very happy with it all. The location is excellent, only a short drive into the stunning park. We... More

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Arcadia, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You are paying for the location. I had a river view room which I booked after reading traveler reviews here and on Expedia. I traveled with my 13 year old and my daughter joined us for a night. I was glad to be on the river, however, know that in April, the river is LOUD. The noise is sufficiently dimmed... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had4 nights in a room overlooking the river from our balcony and it was awesome sitting there enjoying the whole Yosemite. Vibe , it had a kitchenette two double beds and a bauble spa with good toiletries and daily service , wifi was available , the very short drive in to Yosemite was delightful as there was always something... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of great things about Yosemite View Lodge - location to Yosemite Natl Park, located on Merced River...but they fell short on bathroom cleanliness. The lobby area is a shared art gallery and country store setting which is great for this type of facility. All the employees my wife and I met were friendly. The River Restaurant... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nearest hotel to the park entrance, well equipped reception and the room was large and also well equipped and comfortable with slightly dated decor and a powerful shower. It was mountain view. Four swimming pools on the property one indoors. The outside pools were locked but they opened one specially for me. The water was freezing! .the onsite laundry room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

2 night stay on honeymoon. We loved this hotel. We were upgraded to a riverview room #2061 which was really large & the river is literally right below the room! Room had massive super king bed, gas fire, big spa bath with double shower head & was really warm and cosy. Its not a modern hotel but was super clean.... More

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has beautiful views of the Merced River. The rooms are large and comfortable. Our Room had a terrace overlooking the river, it was lovely. There is a small indoor pool, which was very warm, a little too warm, if anything.

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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the closest hotel from the Yosemite round rock entrance. We stayed at Sequoia in a honeymoon suite and we were very pleased. Eat-in kitchen. Best if you do your groceries before hitting the mountains so you can make a good breakfast or dinner. Food in yosemite is pretty expensive. We had our own jacuzzi and the spa shower... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, that was a blast! We stayed here 2 nights, got a free upgrade to a river-view room, which was huge, with fireplace, and spa tub and king size bed. The view was just THE BEST, the whole surrounding was breathtaking, The staff was really nice, the room was clean, the restaurant was good also, I don't have a bad... More

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Also Known As:
Yosemite View Hotel El Portal
Yosemite View Motel
Yosemite View Hotel
Address: 11136 Highway 140, PO Box D, El Portal, CA 95318
Location: United States > California > El Portal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in El Portal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Yosemite View Lodge 3*
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