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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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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in El Portal
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

When I talk about perfection, I'm referring to Yosemite National Park. However Cedar Lodge is in a great position for those who can't get accommodation inside the Park. The rooms are clean and well-appointed as well as being a good size. The breakfast options are pretty good with a large array of food to choose from. In regard to dinner,... More

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Placerville, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This motel was nice and clean the staff very friendly and helpful. The pool and spa was nice, clean and relaxing. The restaurant next to the motel is fair to poor depending on what you order. The breakfast buffet the first day was fair and the second it was poor. There are very few options for eating in the area,... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to stay somewhere close to Yosemite so that it wasn't too long a drive into the park each day. I done a bit of research on the web and put the negative comments down to people expecting too much - boy was I wrong. Don't get me wrong the staff were lovely however the bedding was old and... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed here for several nights on a trip to Yosemite. This was my second time at Cedar lodge. The location is great--not far from the entrance to Yosemite on 140 with a much better price than staying in the park. The rooms are comfortable and the staff accommodating. One night we had some noisy young... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main plus point is that it is near to the park. The room was clean and the bathroom was just fine. The rooms are dark and the windows open in the lobby. The furniture is old and the TV too. The AC makes a lot of noise, really frustrating. The restaurant is ok but overpriced. If you just want... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice room with a table and chairs, fridge and vanity outside the toilet tub area. Grounds and location are the best part of this lodge. It is not real close to Yosemite park, but the drive out of the park is so pretty you won't mind the distance. The lodge is across the road from a lovely river and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Better than we expected with well keep rooms and a surprising breakfast included in the price although this was in what appeared to be a bedroom with plastic plates and utensils. But the staffs attitude was lacking and rude. The pool was nice after a long days walking but would have been better if the hot tub was not out... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are two primary motel complexes in and around El Porrtal (both are owned by the same management). We wanted to stay close to the entrance to Yosemite; this motel fit the bill pretty well. Although on the west side of El Portal, it took us only about 5-7 additional minutes to get to Yosemite than the closer Yosemite View... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Stayed for two nights mid Feb. Had a standard room and paid apx $90 per night. Room was clean and comfortable. The room heater was incredibly noisy, but did keep the room warm. The bathroom had seen better days, and I had to ask the front desk for instructions on how to get the shower to work.... apparently, my room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night which cost us $109 for a king spa room. There isn't much choice for this area hotel wise but this seemed like good value for money and it was. Our room was very clean and had a spa bath in it. The decor although dated was right for the place. Breakfast was included and... More

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  • Gift shop(7)
  • Hot tub(6)
  • Coffee maker(6)
  • Yosemite national(4)
  • Outdoor pool(4)
  • Very good(4)
  • Second floor(3)
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Additional Information about Cedar Lodge

Address: 9966 Highway 140, PO Box C, El Portal, CA 95318
Location: United States > California > El Portal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in El Portal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cedar Lodge 2*
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Also Known As:
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Cedar Hotel El Portal
Cedar Lodge Yosemite
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