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The Ahwahnee

4.0 of 5 9005 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
#1 of 3 Hotels in Yosemite National Park
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Lydney, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, let's get this straight - Yosemite National Park is a brilliant place to visit and we had three great days in the park, hiking and doing the trails - these are experiences that you will never forget. Now onto the hotel, I agree that it is truly a beautiful building and the public areas are grand and frankly special... More

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

Good afternoon BigTusker, While I am very happy to read that you found Yosemite itself to be a brilliant place, I too am disappointed that you didn't enjoy you Ahwahnee stay. It is always our goal to provide an experience that rivals the magnificent surroundings of Yosemite, I am very sorry we failed you. Having no one to greet you... More

Manchester, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved everything about the historic and charming Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite....the fabulous Yosemite surroundings, beautiful well appointed accomodations and food was excellent and service was friendly and amazingly prompt! I have been there before but this was my first overnight stay....and I have to say I really wasn't disappointed on any count!

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Fullerton, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, historic and expensive but you've got at least come see it. Definitely the best location in Yosemite and the views are amazing. While sitting outside having drinks the deer came right up on the grass next to us.

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Healdsburg, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
27 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ahwahnee is a jewel in an already inspirational setting that is Yosemite. It's a historical, architectural marvel that really requires a stay. It's pricey and with that price doesn't come matching amenities. It's comfortable but not plush. The staff aren't the most friendly or helpful either. It kind of dependent on what side of the bed they woke up... More

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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44 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel because it had reviews as the best hotel in the park which I would probably agree it is. The hotel itself is an historic beauty, the grand dining hall is amazing and the fireplaces are unbelievable. Overall though I was disappointed. Check in is a disaster. We got there early and our room wasn't ready but... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed in one of the cottages and would definitely recommend staying in one of these on your next trip to Yosemite. The cottage was spacious and included a comfortable couch and chairs. Bathroom was separated from the living area and included a double vanity. The hotel grounds are surrounded by stunning views. As with other grand Nat'l Park... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, Grand, incredible stay. I could have stayed a week. We arrived to amazing 5 star service and were whisked away to what has to be the nicest room in the hotel with the exception of the large suites. We had access to the balcony that is in all the beautiful photos of the hotel. You could see falls from... More

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

Good morning baltimorebeachbum222, Thank you for the great review of your April visit with us. I am very happy to read that you had a wonderful time and you can't wait to return. We look forward to being able to take care of you again. Warm regards, Brett Archer, General Manager The Ahwahnee More

Murrieta, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When the weather starts its crawl toward autumn I start yearning for the mountains. Because we live in California, I start thinking about the Sierra Nevadas, and specifically, Yosemite National Park. And my favorite place to stay there (well, just about my favorite hotel ever) is the Ahwahnee. First of all, the setting is spectacular. The hotel itself was built... More

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Columbus, OH
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We're not typically attracted to staying in grand hotels because we want to feel ike we can kick back and relax - but the Ahwahnee atmosphere is largely that of the hiker. We were welcome in the bar fresh off the trail, dusty boots and all. Accommodations very nice, without being pretentious. Food is pretty good, all staff is very... More

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Lansing, Michigan, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can not afford the stay be sure to stop by and take in the beauty, relax for a moment what a glass of tea,enjoy the history, all the natural beauty. there is lots of inside sitting areas and outside too if the weather is good.

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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*
Number of rooms: 123
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