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BEST WESTERN PLUS Yosemite Gateway Inn

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40530 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Downey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We just stayed there 2 nights for Memorial Day Weekend. The Tall Trees, and Deer roaming the upper end of property in the early mornings are special effects no other hotel nearby can match. After a long day in Yosemite, the Indoor Hot Tub, and Pool were very comforting to my feet. My aches and pains went away, and help... More 

Boerne, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Stayed here overnite so we could finish up our tour of Yosemite. Oakhurst is probably the best location outside the park for a return trip. Took us about 35 minutes to get back the next morning. Even though it's right on the main highway, didn't really hear any noise. The hotel rooms are secluded amongst trees so it's buffered somewhat.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

We stayed in Oakhurst for two nights because of the proximity to Mariposa Grove and the Yosemite N.P. The Gateway Inn is located in the middle of town, so you can walk to the restaurants if you don't want to eat in the hotel's own dig. This is good for the hot breakfast there which offers enough space even for... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

We had a wonderful stay hear while visiting Yosemite NP. We spent 5 nights here and would recommend it to anyone who's going to be in the area. Yosemite's south entrance is 16 miles. There is a Von's and Raley's grocery store within a mile along with a CVS and Rite-Aid drug stores. Fast food and a few restaurants in... More 

1 Thank Nancy D
Ventura, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We love to stay here anytime we are near. On historic hwy 49 & near the south entrance to Yosemite. Rooms are large & are spread on a small hill giving character to the rooms. Situated among oak trees & other thick vegetation. Its rustic but could use a little updating.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012 via mobile

After a day walking in Yosemite, we arrived at this hotel. Excellent to rest, Nice place in the mountains, with plenty of facilities and very peaceful. The rooms are big and clean and have a very nice balcony to see the sunrise. The breakfast could be better. I would definitely repeat.

2 Thank feliupb
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

The Best western Yosemite Gateway Inn is located a few miles outside the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park. Location is its best feature, with easy access to Yosemite and the Sierra National Forest. The grounds are interesting, as is the layout of the hotel itself. The staff was helpful and let me store my luggage for a week without... More 

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Chicago, IL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

I think Best Western has a certain reputation and it's not always fair. Some properties actually are quite good. I was pretty disappointed in this location, especially after reading the positive reviews. Check in was fine. Good service. The room was so-so but we had a spider issue. I'm assuming it is the climate, but couldn't the cleaning staff take... More 

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york pa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We booked this room months ago and upon arrival realized that we were on the second floor and had to lug our huge suitcases up the outside steps.. Okay, no big deal but I didn't see any photos of this or any sort of description of this on the website, only the beautiful lobby and some of the updated rooms..... More 

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Remich, Luxembourg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

After our stay in San Francisco with a less good hotel experience we stayed in this hotel for two nights. We were really happy to see the excellent quality of the room. Staff friendliness and breakfast (included in the the room rate) were also highlights. There are two pools (1 inside and 1 outside) which was very welcome after a... More 

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