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Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn

11132 Highway 140, El Portal, CA 95318
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Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 El Portal B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As part of our CA road trip, my wife & I enjoyed a wonderful 3 night stay with Liz & Ron. A lovely change from the impersonality of the usual hotels. We received genuine personal hospitality, wonderful breakfasts and great local advice, whilst enjoying the delightful top floor Sunflower room. Thoroughly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of spending two nights at the Blue Butterfly in April and it proved to be a highlight of our trip and the best B&B we stayed in . I'm an Art Deco fan and the Lotus suite was perfect, furnished with period pieces and great attention to detail, The room also had a lovely balcony overlooking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Blue Butterfly for six nights in July. We stayed in the gorgeous Sunflower Suite. This room was decorated with elegant touches--antique furniture, beautiful bedding, colorful artwork, and it also had a fabulous kitchen area/small fridge. The view from our private balcony was breathtaking. Liz and Ron were the perfect hosts for an inn--they... More

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, I was amazed that we were able to book this spot only weeks before our visit mid July. This was our first experience at a Bed and Breakfast and we stayed in the Lotus room which truly exceeded my expectations. The room was HUGE! Larger than most hotel rooms I've ever stayed in and incredibly clean. Additionally, the... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Liz and Ron were the perfect hosts, chatty, knowledgeable, welcoming and Liz's breakfasts were lovely (was also the only decent cup of tea we had in the States!). As the title says we came here on our honeymoon, travelling along the west coast and we would say that this was our favourite stop, not just because of the amazing scenery... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place right on Merced river. Ron and Liz are great people. Liz will talk both of your ears off. Good breakfast served every day on the deck. Not a lot to do in the area at night and restaurant selection is slim. Butterfly is a good value for the expensive Yosemite area. A positive experience. The only thing lacking... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this b&b on recommendation ... And we in turn would recommend to others. As b&b "virgins" we didn't know what to expect.... We had a lovely bright and light room with a patio overlooking the river - idyllic. Liz & Ron were perfect hosts. So knowledgable about the area and gave great advice regarding walks... Personally -... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Blue Butterfly for 4 nights at the end of June and it was a fantastic find. Liz and Ron were great hosts, very welcoming and we thoroughly enjoyed chatting to them and their tips and local knowledge on places to go, and the best hikes to do is invaluable. We had a room on the ground... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights in June. Liz and Ron were very welcoming and create a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. When we were shown our room, Meadow Lily, we were delighted with the size,the very tasteful furnishings and the superb view from our balcony. Breakfast was great, enjoyed on the terrace overlooking the river. Spent pleasant evenings on the terrace chatting with... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Blue Butterfly Inn for a few nights at the beginning of July and our stay was perfect! It is a B & B that is in the perfect location, just outside one of the gates to get into Yosemite. The Inn is situated right next to the Merced River and we loved sitting on the back... More

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Address: 11132 Highway 140, El Portal, CA 95318
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Location: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Yosemite Blue Butterfly Hotel El Portal

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Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn is a new, family owned and operated Bed and Breakfast - the closest to Yosemite Valley. The inn is on the banks of the Merced River, in sight of the cliffs at the entry to Yosemite National Park, on the Highway 140 entrance. All rooms have en-suite facilities with hair dryers, and Wireless Internet access on guests' computers. A full,cooked breakfast is included. Owners have lived in the yosemite area for 40 years and are happy to help guests plan their days in the park and their itinerary. ... more   less 
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