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Cedar Lodge

9966 Highway 140, PO Box C, El Portal, CA 95318
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in El Portal
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean and functional. Nice and close to Yosemite (about 5 miles). Decent size buffet breakfast - food okay but a bit pricey. Don't bother with $25 internet as it is too slow to be useful. Free parking and they have a shop for essentials but not that well stocked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was a bit apprehensive about this accommodation having read some of the reviews on tripadvisor. However, I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived and saw that the place had more amenities than we expected and the room was quite and comfortable. The room was functional if somewhat dated but it was clean and we slept great. The reception area... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights as part of our road trip around California. We booked back in October, two rooms, one for myself and my husband and the other for our two teenagers. When we arrived at Cedar Lodge after a long drive, we were told that they didn't have the two rooms that we had booked and so... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for 6 nights checking in on 20/06/15 after our original reservation at another accommodation was cancelled but that's another story. The room was clean and serviced each day and was o.k. The negative aspects were we noticed our window could not be locked and anybody could get in so there was a major security... More 

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San Martin, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as two families of four - both had two adults and two teens. We each had a junior suite which weren't fancy but well equipped - full sized fridge, stove top, microwave and a good selection of pans, bowls, plates etc. Our cupboards did have very different supplies having said that - we had no wine glasses... More 

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ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was fine. Don't know what people are complaining about. Nice deck in the back with tables and chairs. No bugs! Swimming in the river one afternoon was great. Lots of international visitors and some school groups from Europe. Food at the bar/grill was overprices for thin hamburgers and a salad bar. The other restaurant was way over priced.... More 

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Center
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night at Yosemite Cedar Lodge in El Portal after spending long day of hiking and site-seeing in Yosemite. The lodge room was very worn. We needed the pull out sofa and sheets were still on it from obvious previous stay. Had to go request clean sheets and blanket for the pull-out and staff was very rude. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first arrived I didn't understand why the lodge had low reviews. We had burgers at the pool side grill which were awesome and the lobby looked great. They had a bar which was nice. We go to our room and there's this awesome back deck with tables and chairs and again I'm wondering what's wrong with this place.... More 

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Riverside
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the place people stay when they can't find accommodations in the Valley. So that's why it's in the condition it's in. People are generally happy to get a reservation and will pay a premium for very basic motel-style rooms. My wife and I stayed for three nights in July. As others have said, the staff is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read the very mixed selection of reviews I was a bit anxious about my stay in Cedar Lodge. However after spending there 2 days I must admit that this is a very good lodge. Big room, quite comfortable bed (but not the pillows), average soundproofing, big refrigerator, balcony. Check-in experience was smooth. I didn't try the breakfast - as... More 

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