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Yosemite Gateway Motel

51340 Highway 395, PO Box 250, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Ranked #4 of 4 hotels in Lee Vining
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We had travelled over the Tioga Pass wanted to visit Bodie & Mono Lake & wanted to stay somewhere where we could walk to dinner & breakfast the next morning. Yosemite Gateway Motel fulfilled our needs. We had made our booking some months previously & felt we paid a fair price. Our room was on the lower level, with a... More

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Coarsegold, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

The one positive is that it's close to Bodie and Mono Lake. That's it. We booked three months in advance because we knew it woould be crowded. We were expected to pay IN FULL, with a 25% penalty if we cancelled at any time. In general anything we asked of management was eventually done, but we shouldn't have had to... More

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Berlin, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We planned our trip last minute and there was not much choice so we stayed 3 nights in this motel. It was close to end of the season but still a way too expensive for what it is. The internet connection was extremly slow. It was clean and one could hardly hear people in neighbouring rooms (which is usually not... More

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bay area, ca
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Recently stayed here one night for a road trip to the Eastern Sierras to see Fall Colors. DH and I shared the DELUXE 2-ROOM FAMILY SUITE with DB and his wife and we had plenty of room. There are two sinks which made getting ready really easy when someone was using the shower or the toilet. The room was quiet... More

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54 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for one night in August. The room was yes on the small side, but really cosy, pretty and immaculately clean. We were in the room directly next to the office with an amazing view of Mono Lake from the shared outside patio. Really comfortable bed- didn't want to get out of it!The only thing... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Clean & comfortable with good food across the road. It is on the main road but there was no traffic noise the views over the lake were wonderful. Friendly staff & car parking was out of view of the road. Free WiFi too :)

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

The hotel is old, but in very good condition - and clean. The view is fantastic of the lake. The lady that runs it is very nice and quite friendly and helpful. We ran into her at the Mono Lake Committee offices getting information on the area to give out to her guests. The room backed up to US 395,... More

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New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We needed a place to stay at the last minute and decided to try this place and are glad we did. Beds were very comfortable and quiet enough to get some decent sleep. Room was very clean and wifi was very good . Owner/front desk people were very friendly. Not luxury but a good inexpensive place to stay.

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Topanga, CA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Four of us (adults) stayed at Yosemite Gateway Motel over Labor Day and had booked what was announced to us as " two of the best rooms in town" as it comes to view &'location/privacy. We used it as our base for exploring Mono Lake and the Eastern part of Yosemite, which was just clearing up from the smoke of... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Booked in advance because of the location - it's close to the Tioga Pass entrance to Yosemite National Park. When we checked in the guy at reception was not very friendly. We had booked accommodation with two bedrooms for four adults but there was only one bathroom and the wash basin was in the bathroom, not in the room, so... More

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Address: 51340 Highway 395, PO Box 250, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Location: United States > California > Lee Vining
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