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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9966 Highway 140, PO Box C, El Portal, CA 95318
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Cedar Lodge
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in El Portal
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars NEW

The rooms are large and clean. They are basic, but comfortable. There is a restaurant on site and a pool & spa that close late at night, really great ! It is relatively close to the park -- only a 20 minute drive. The price of the room is ok but WIFI is overpriced (10$/per day) !!! And breakfast is... More 

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41 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I expected a not so good hotel and I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms are large and clean. They are basic, but comfortable. There is a restaurant and a bar/grill on site. It is relatively close to the park -- only a 30 minute minute drive. If I'm back in Yosemite I would definitely stay here again.

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Bonita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is about 20 minutes from the entrance to the valley. Best deal in town, the pictures on the website and other sites really do not portray the ambiance and great vibe this place has. There is a nice dinner on the premises with a full bar. Don't be off put by comments about the place being creepy or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for uncompromised luxury, this isn't your hotel. In fact, there's nothing fancy about this place. The rooms are old, but kept very clean. The restaurants are not 5 star, but the food is good. The best part? It's got to be the employees. Very helpful and extremely friendly. This no thrills, no frills hotel is a good... More 

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San Jose, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is about half an hour away from the major attractions in the Yosemite valley (Bridal veil falls, half dome, etc.), so the location is pretty good. The room was quite clean, and we had no disturbances to our sleep. On the down side, there is virtually no connectivity to the outside world, except if you pay 10 USD per... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a first floor room in the Cedar lodge. The room was pretty small with a king bed. The room seemed to have been updated recently. The wifi didnt work at all! There was a small fridge but no microwave. So, basically- you had to eat at the dining facility ( which was overpriced crap). But anywho- We love... More 

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Odense
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to stay, rooms are nice and clean, there is hot water to shower after a day of hiking, and the whole place has an "outback" atmosphere which is fantastic and surely makes you feel you are in the contryside. Just two drawbacks about this place: breakfast is not included, but can be bought; and internet... More 

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Hawarden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed here on a road trip. we had a big room with a whirlpool bath. whilst there we found the staff helpful and the atmosphere friendly even if a bit old school trip style. we found a small secluded beach by a river that was a little oasis of our own opposite to the hotel and would recommend anyone... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very quiet area. It was the first time for me seeing a deer and a coyote. Right across the road is a nice relaxing stream. The staff are all friendly. The food is good. My only complaint is the shower. Water pressure was not great but that's about it. No free wifi. Go exploring experience the world instead. Not too... More 

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chester
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights & it was fine. There isn't much in the way of nightlife in the surrounding areas, but the hotel does have a half decent bar & restaurant. the rooms are a good size & clean our room had a jacuzzi bath (I don't know if that is standard?) The bed was large and comfortable... More 

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  • Gift shop(7)
  • Hot tub(6)
  • Coffee maker(6)
  • Yosemite national(4)
  • Outdoor pool(4)
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  • Good value(3)
  • Merced river(3)
  • Second floor(3)
  • Park entrance(3)

Additional Information about Cedar Lodge

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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