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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9005 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ahwahnee is the mother of all Yosemite hotels & lodges. The only place where you dont know if you are in the 21st or 19th century. The hotel bears the luxury of a past time, and is located at the heart of the park. We had a little problem with the heat and were kindly given a suite by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed at Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone and Many Glacier Lodge in Glacier National Park and they have nothing on The Ahwahnee. What a Grand Ole Dame! Beautiful architecture and design throughout with log and rock exterior, beautiful native American design interior with several large rock fireplaces. Views of the granite walls surrounding the Yosemite Valley and watched... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying here for 3 nights. From the moment we checked in, until we checked out, we loved it! It is rustic and at the same time elegant. You feel the history as you walk through the building. We had a great corner room with beautiful views, a lovely tiled bathroom, and a huge walk in... More

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GnrlMgr, General Manager at The Ahwahnee, responded to this review

Dear TripleDeckers I am so glad to read that you had a perfect stay with us when you visited Yosemite. I greatly appreciate your "rustic and at the same time elegant" comment as that is what I feel The Ahwahnee is all about. I will be sure to share with the staff that you found them professional, courteous, pleasant, and... More

Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location in the forest was an amazing part of the Yosemite experience. In the river near the cottage, you have an amazing view of Half-Dome. The room was neat and spacious with adequate furnishings. Overall, this hotel was a great place to stay and relax in the Yosemite forest.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately the hotel was full, but we decided to go there for having a dinner (2 families, 5 teens..). I was very curious to live a food experience in one of the most loved place of Steve Jobs (I met managers of Apple few days before for business reasons and they told me how good was this place..) and... Tables... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yes, the Ahwahnee is expensive. But if you can do it, it is a great location in the heart of Yosemite with trails and views just out the door. Despite the central location and easy access to trails and the shuttle, the property is pretty quiet, especially in the evenings. The lobby is pretty busy in the day because the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is brilliantly located and beautiful on the exterior. Inside it needs refreshment. Rooms are comfortable but a little dark and old. Bathrooms are old fashioned and just plain old. The Ahwanhee dinning room is a spectacular and and beautiful room. Except for the dining room, the interior of the space needs a fixing up. It's OK, but a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel has great history but in 2014 there is no reason to not have air conditioning in the rooms. We couldn't get the room cooled with the "McQuay Season Maker". Rooms small as expected but no reason they couldn't get Air Conditioning up to the expectations of travelers paying $500 plus per night. We won't be back to lodge. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fabulous hotel in one of the most beautiful settings imaginable. The building has historical significance itself, with concrete and brick disguised to look like timber to reduce fire vulnerability. There are mountains surrounding the hotel in the valley, and your neck will hurt with all the looking up at sheer rock walls around you. The hotel is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for three nights in July 2014. A fantastic location which can't be faulted. Free parking on site. The hotel is extremely expensive and I'm not sure I'd recommend it purely because of that. Or two nights might be better (we came from San Francisco, about 5 hrs drive and then went on to Vegas, but stopped overnight in Bishop,... More

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Address: 9005 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ahwahnee 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Tuesday August 27, 2013 - With the exception of White Wolf Lodge, all lodging and services are available in Yosemite National Park. Yosemite Valley and Wawona are largely unaffected by the Rim Fire and air quality is good. ... more   less 
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