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The Ahwahnee

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9005 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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North Freedom, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved this place, but not so much the restaurants. We grow our own food, so we are a bit snobbish this way. I felt super special just being there, but I had to sell a few cows to pay for it! It was great to take long hikes, then have this wonderful place to relax in at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a view! Amazing Yosemite doesn't disappoint! The hotel is traditional and the architecture is beautiful. The dining room is stunning in the evening with all the candles, and we had a wonderful meal there, albeit expensive. The bar menu was disappointing though and lacked choice. We used both breakfast options which were satisfactory. Neither were wonderful. The buffet didn't... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want luxury and refinement, stay at the Ahwahnee. When you cost out the lodging and food against what it would take for an average one week cruise, including excursions, you are looking at an equal or better result. The Ahwahnee itself is a delightful architectural experience that makes you want to stay far longer than your planned visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As location is everything in Yosemite, you simply just have to stay here. However, prepare yourself for rooms similar to the standard of many western Youth Hostels - but for vastly more money. The place needs tens of millions of dollars spent on a complete overhaul/refurb to bring it up to modern standards - and whilst it's accepted they are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the cabins in the woods just a short walk from the rear of the hotel. It was great. The prices are high, but that is what one expects for staying in such a fantastic area. The food was good. The Valley Floor Tour was very good — we had Ranger Rachel and she had all... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived into yosemite and approached awahnee for a room for around 400 usd. the hotel is a fantastic location but that's all it has going for it. the lift took so long as only one services the entire hotel. we had a big problem with noise from the adjoining room it felt like they where IN our room. would... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel location was great, concierge was helpful as this was our first visit to Yosemite. We had dinner in the restaurant the first night, and it was wonderful. The second night we ate at the lounge, and the food was overpriced and not very good.

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Macomb, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Incredible stay directly in the park. Expensive, but worth is for the views, convenience and experience. Beautiful old place, that at times reminded me of the Stanley Hotel. Nice rooms, well-maintained with old-fashioned bathroom fixtures. Rooms were definitely quiet. Highly recommend the weekend brunch. Service in the dining room was exceptional.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Usually, we do not write reviews, but thought the Ahwanhee warranted it. It is in a perfection location to explore Yosemite Valley Floor and the free bus service in the park makes things easy for getting around with a stop outside the hotel. In our view the Ahwanhee is impressive albeit can understand some other comments that its a little... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location is unbeatable. Staff is so friendly and helpful; can't do enough for you. Hotel is clean, gorgeous and impeccable. Really jaw dropping. Right in the heart of Yosemite. Has everything you could want.. Get as busy as you want or lay back and relax in total quiet. It's all here with all the amenities. Food is outstanding. Dine in... More 

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