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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 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Aurora, Colorado
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently took a 10 day roadtrip around Northern(ish) California in late June/early July of 2014. I used Trip Advisor extensively in selecting hotels for this adventure. This review is part of that vacation. Day 2 - we left Tahoe and needed a place to land before heading into Yosemite the next day. This seemed to fit... More

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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61 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’d made a reservation for this motel the previous morning and a good thing too, when we got there, there was no vacancy. In any case, if you want to stay in Lee Vining, it’s always a good idea to have a reservation, since this is the gateway to Yosemite, but there is a very limited number of motels/guest rooms.... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Too late to get a room in Yosemite Park, we booked our room early in May for a stay 11th June and payment was taken at the time of booking. We had a partial view of Mono Lake, the bathroom had been refitted and the room was clean with a comfortable king bed - those were the positives. We arrived... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is very dated to say the least. No ac. Very pricey for no frills. You step out your door and your on the road. It was clean. The wind blows through town about 35 mph I guess this is the no need for ac. Not much in in town but there are good places to eat. Across street... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed here in a 2 queen room with our 2 kids for two nights.At this price point, I would expect more. It will be a nice motel if the price is around $100 bucks. Our younger one still sleep in crib, but we were told they are not allowed to carry cribs. I dont know why, but it is... More

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed one night at the Yosemite Gateway Motel during our trip from Bryce Canyon to Yosemite. The motel is old and expensive but the staff when we checked in were friendly and helpful. The rooms are basic and comfortable and quiet at night despite being right next to the highway. The air-con unit was fairly loud but not too... More

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Sydney, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Address: 51340 Highway 395, PO Box 250, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Location: United States > California > Lee Vining
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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