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Buck Meadows Lodge

7649 Highway 120, At Buck Meadows, Groveland, CA 95321
Buck Meadows Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very expensive for off season rates...our room was just under $200 for one night, with taxes. Yes, it's near Yosemite, but for this price one would expect a decent place. It started off with the clerk charging us $780 and when we challenged it, she insisted the first number was a "1" but then did change it and saw it... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We were in such a bind trying to avoid overpaying for someplace horrible just to be close to Yosemite for a 2 night stay, but good thing for Google Maps - which helped me find this spot, of all things! It looks close to the entrance - and it is actually (though the drive will feel like forever when you... More 

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Innsight_Hospitality, Owner at Buck Meadows Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest: I wanted to take the time to thank you for your positive review of your stay at Buck Meadows Lodge. BML is an affordable and clean motel located just 12 miles from Yosemite N.P. and your review really highlights the benefits of staying with us. Do come again and book direct at buckmeadowslodge.com to find our lowest rates.... More 

Springdale, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A convenient location on the west entrance to Yosemite National Park. It was very affordable. They include a refrigerator and microwave, which was great for getting ready to visit the park every day. The Buck Head restaurant was right next door ....which was also delicious and reasonable.

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Coyle, Oklahoma
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great place to stay so close to Yosemite! We stayed in the room next to the restaurant and we didn't have any noise from the restaurant. (Which, btw, the restaurant is yummy for both breakfast and dinner.) No wifi - no cell access for our phones....which was great to be unplugged! The room was clean and we slept well. It's... More 

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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This place is in a great location not far from the main entrance to Yosemite National Park. We stayed in room 606 which was to the rear of the diner. It was quiet, the beds were clean and the room was tidy. The price of the room was also great considering the close proximity to the park. There is also... More 

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Innsight_Hospitality, Owner at Buck Meadows Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Shev: I wanted to personally thank you for your positive review of your stay at Buck Meadows Lodge near Yosemite. We are a small convenient lodge that is part of the Yosemite Westgate Lodge facility offering a swimming pool and clean and comfortable lodging at a budget. Please do see us again. Book directly with us at buckmeadowslodge.com Thanks,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is a great place to rest after a long day hiking and seeing the sites of Yosemite. It is a perfect location for those not wanting to stay at the overcrowded hotels/camps in the Yosemite valley. It is conveniently positioned not far from the entrance of Yosemite and also downtown Groveland. The room pricing was a great deal &... More 

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Innsight_Hospitality, Owner at Buck Meadows Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thanks for leaving such a positive review of your stay at Buck Meadows Lodge near Yosemite. We are a small convenient lodge that is part of the Yosemite Westgate Lodge facility offering a swimming pool and clean and comfortable lodging at a budget. Your review perfectly underscores this. Please do see us again. Book directly with us at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stayed in buck meadows for one night after visiting yosemite-nationalpark. The lodge was very nice but a little bit to expensive. The restaurant nearby was great- very good breakfast!! We loved it!

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Innsight_Hospitality, Owner at Buck Meadows Lodge, responded to this review

Julia: Thanks for your positive review for your stay at Buck Meadows Lodge. We are happy to see that you found our accommodations to be of good quality. While you might have found our summer rates high, we still offer one of the best values considering being the closest property to Yosemite on Highway 120. Book directly on our website... More 

San Rafael, CA
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132 reviews 132 reviews
27 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stay here every year on our way to Yosemite. One of only two places with a pool in the Groveland / Buck Meadows area, and I need to get the kinks out of my back in the water after the long drive. I believe the other lodge (Evergreen?) only has cottages. Rooms at Buck Meadows are adequate tho walls... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I stayed here with my boyfriend after spending our 1 year anniversary at Yosemite. It was such a letdown, and while we didn't expect a Four Seasons experience for $120 outside a big national park, we expected more than this motel. First off, the little hut that is in the 1 traveler photo...is not what we experienced. Part of this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

We stayed there coming back from Yosemite This hotel is nice but expensive because of its location Note that you are still around one hour from Yosemite valley Rooms were clean, bathroom was large and the pool was very nice. A very nice stay when you can afford it

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