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Yosemite Gateway Motel

51340 Highway 395, PO Box 250, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Elmira, NY
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167 reviews 167 reviews
47 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on some on-line reviews, I booked two nights at the Yosemite Gateway Motel for a visit to Yosemite National Park. We were extremely disappointed with the room (Room #10), especially the bathroom. I attached a couple of photos as examples. There was no air-conditioning and the heat source was a simple walll-mounted electric heater - in the bedroom -... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night in October. On the plus side it is a great location for Yosemite, it has the fastest wifi of any hotel we visited during our trip and it has brilliant view of Lake Mono from downstairs rooms. The bathroom was nice and new with a good shower. On the downside this really is a motel small sized... More

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West Sand Lake, New York, United States
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184 reviews 184 reviews
21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As many other reviewers, stayed here the night before entering Tioga Pass. Not many choices in town. Fairly average hotel. Small rooms and beds need updating, as do the sliding door entries, but the bathrooms were renovated and are spacious and clean. Beautiful views of sunrise and Mono Lake. Wifi worked well. Our TV didn't work and the owner was... More

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 nights at this Motel, it smelt a little musty when we arrived but a little freshner and everything was fine. Good coffee machine with frequent stock up of supplies and reliable wifi coupled with a comfortable bed made this a good place for us. From the balcony we could birdwatch and see a couple of chipmunks. Very well located... More

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night before heading to Yosemite a couple of hours drive away, it was a very nice place to stay the views over Mono Lake were fantastic. The room was a good size and the bathroom, wi fi was available and a coffee maker in the room. Immediately opposite there is a diner serving mammoth sized food... More

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Olga, Washington
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28 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Can second many prior comments: The hotel is overpriced, but it is a sellers' market in Lee Vining (and anywhere below Tioga Pass) in the summer, and this is probably the best of not great alternatives. The "caretaker" is unfriendly but does what he needs to do to get you into your room. The place is dated, with rough edges.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great location with rooms having a varendah overlooking the lake. Rooms are very comfortable, simple and well appointed with everything we needed. Coffee making facilites and good quality TV. Basic shower room, but was very clean with good water presssure to the shower. Very helpful manager.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lee Vining is located just outside the eastern entrance to Yosemity. The fact that the motel is outside of the park means that the cost is considerably lower. Our room faced Mono Lake and it was big enough to fit a double bed, a table, two chairs and a big screen TV. The bathroom was quite big and looked like... More

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We paid $200 for room barely large enough to fit the bed. The bathroom only fit one person at a time, and the shower barely fit one (and we're not large people). The room was right on the highway, and for the early hours of the night, we were serenaded with either road traffic (big rigs) or police radios (for... More

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Brussels
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We paid twice the price for a good Travelodge motel room in Bishop, however it has no air conditioning, no breakfast and the rooms are really rundown and not well finished ( except for the bathroom ).

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Address: 51340 Highway 395, PO Box 250, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Location: United States > California > Lee Vining
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 18
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