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Cedar Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9966 Highway 140, PO Box C, El Portal, CA 95318
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights, hotel staff were friendly. Rooms were basic and dull, could do with a brighter light. There was a gab underneath the door so bugs could get in. You needed to pay for wifi but this didn't bother us to much. The diner had good food at a good price and nice staff. Hotel is in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good : Bead are clean and comfy. Very quiet place Cheapest place near Yosemite Village The not so good : The chairs at the small table are stained from they years of usage ... The shower head are very very water saving, not that great for rinsing your hair ... Hot water is a bit more than warm, so... More

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Grafton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view was unbeatable! The Mercer River is right across the street and there are trails for you to walk on, which made it ever better. The pools were wonderful, indoor and outdoor. Also a jacuzzi indoors. There was also an arcade, which even though my little brother and I were both 17+ at the time we really enjoyed for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked into our room and then found there was no hot water. Then they put us in a room that had been shut down for the winter and wasn't made up. At this point we were frustrated, but the manager then put us in the best room at the lodge, so we were very pleased. They didn't have to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were checked in by a lady who could only whisper and who appeared to have had a personality bypass. There was no warmth what so ever in the greeting. This was the only hotel of 12 we stayed in over 4 weeks where free Wi Fi was not provided. For this reason alone I would not rate higher than... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a last-minute trip to Yosemite and this lodge was the closest I could find with vacancy. Friendly staff upon check-in and easy parking. On-site dining experience was pleasant in terms of quality and price of food and service. Rooms are dated but clean. No major complaints and would return without hesitation if circumstances require it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this place last minute so expected the price to be high - and it was. Looking at their standard rate it was still very high in comparison to other offerings and the hotel doesn't have much to offer to justify the price other than its close proximity to Yosemite National Park. So the question is: do you wish... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Cedar Lodge for two nights. Rooms with attached bathrooms are almost impossible to get inside the park and this is a good option at a reasonable price. Drive to the Yosemite valley center is about 30-40 minutes depending on the traffic. The rooms are quite large even though somewhat dated. The staff was friendly and helpful.... More

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Crolles, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We (2 adults & 2 teens) stayed here for 2 nights. Room is clean but basic. No breakfast included. Hotel has a 2 swimming pools but the outdoor one didn't seem very clean... Hotel is located close the the Yosemti park entrance, but the view isn't great, as it's situated in a narrow valley. For our first night, we went... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

do not go to the restaurant. drive to the close mini market and but there your food. horrible food in Cedar restaurant and high charge for it. its a remote location and you can not get your cellular reception and there is no wi fi

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  • Yosemite national(4)
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Address: 9966 Highway 140, PO Box C, El Portal, CA 95318
Location: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cedar Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 211
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Also Known As:
Cedar Hotel El Portal
Cedar Lodge Yosemite
Cedar Lodge El Portal
Cedar El Portal

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