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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 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in April and absolutely loved it. We found that there are no 'cheap' places to stay around Yosemite but this was definitely worth the money! The house looks out onto the river out the back which is beautiful. Liz and Ron were amazing hosts, and gave us excellent advice on where to visit in Yosemite... More

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights and had a really good time. The room was lovely with a comfortable bed and good shower. (The only negative was the curtains, which let a lot of light in - not really a problem when we stayed in October but would be in the summer). Excellent breakfasts -with really good tea! Plenty of interesting... More

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Cardiff by the Sea, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Thank you, Liz and Ron, for all you did to make our trip very special and memorable. From the moment we arrived to the time we finally had to make our way home, Liz and Ron went out of their way to make us comfortable. They were extremely gracious hosts, the breakfasts were "to die for", our room was large... More

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Irving, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This was our second time at a bed and breakfast, so we don't have much to compare to. If this is your first visit to Yosemite, I definitely recommend you stay with Ron and Liz. They have lived at Yosemite many years and know EVERYTHING about the park and valley. If you are a rock climber (which we aren't), ask... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This is our third trip to Yosemite staying with Ron & Liz at the Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn. It's been a wonderful trip each time. The park is amazing - for someone who has always lived on the east coast, it is other worldly. Liz and Ron are also wonderful, we feel pampered every time we stay. Not only are... More

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W. Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This B&B is located just outside the park entrance in El Portal. There are five rooms for a total of ten guests. The rooms were clean, comfortable, and well appointed. The location has the Merced River in their backyard, affording beautiful views from the outdoor patios. The most expensive room uses the entire third floor, is quite large and affords... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I can only add to the many excellent reviews already here - we stayed at the Blue Butterfly Inn for 3 nights in September 2013 and thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it. The location is lovely, the decks on the river are especially enjoyable (we saw a small bear on the opposite bank!), the rooms are very large and very... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We arrived on the first day of the Government shutdown and were concerned about what we'd be able to do. We had no need to worry as Ron & Liz had plenty of ideas of things to do & places to go which we're still accessible. The roads are open through Yosemite so we still saw El Capitan, Half Dome... More

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We just spent 2 fabulous nights at this beautiful B&B. From the moment Liz opened the door, she and Ron made us feel truly welcomed. Knowing that we could not see the Valley Floor of Yosemite, they mapped out an amazing alternative for us. You can still drive through Yosemite and the beauty is beyond gorgeous. We have lots of... More

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Essex, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We enjoyed very much our stay at the Blue Butterfly B&B. the house and our room are fantastic, all very comfortable, spacious, modern but with an antic feel. The breakfast was delicious and it was good to start the day on the fresh air of he balcony that overlooks the river and the mountains. Ron and Liza were the perfect... More

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Additional Information about Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn

Also Known As:
Yosemite Blue Butterfly Hotel El Portal
Yosemite Blue Butterfly Hotel
Address: 11132 Highway 140, El Portal, CA 95318
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Location: United States > California > El Portal
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in El Portal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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