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Wawona Hotel

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8308 Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hammond, Louisiana
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

With most of the resort hotels it's all about location, and location is an important factor with this property, but the property itself is beautiful. Historic location, very good restaurant, comfortable large rooms and a wonderful staff. The only downside to out stay was the weather was very warm, had gotten to 100 degrees the day we stayed, with no... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and another couple stayed at the Wawona for 3 nights. We really enjoyed it. Even though there was no air conditioning it was very comfortable at night. We ate at the restaurant both for breakfast and dinner. Also very good. The place is interesting for its history and is a throw back to yesteryear. No TV (anywhere on... More 

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Carson, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Wawona Hotel in Yosemite was a wonderful experience for both my husband and I. We enjoyed their Saturday BBQ, strolled the grounds, swam in their "swim tank" and had a cocktail on their spacious veranda. Our room was clean and cool. I would recommend staying at this property for not only the sheer beauty and elegance, but for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

LOVED IT! I loved the history of the hotel, the beautiful surrounding area, relaxing on the front porch, and listening to the piano music every evening in the sitting room. It takes you back in time (although you do have access to wi-fi in one of the buildings.)

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Charming room, although quite warm in late June (no a/c). Great porch views. Dining room excellent. Not over-run like Yosemite Valley. Stayed in Moore's Cottage. Wifi available in common room. Staff fantastic.

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Oxford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As others on here have discussed there are many aspects of this hotel which make it a truly wonderful and memorable place to say. For me these were the feeling of stepping back in time, the beauty of the buildings and the history. Overall our stay was great but some minor drawbacks. On the positive, and in addition to the... More 

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Wamberal, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is hard to criticise an "historical property," but our experience at this hotel was awful. ON a recent family trip to the US and Mexico that included 10 different accommodations, this was easily the worst! I am almost embarrassed with the number of complaints I have for this property. The room sold for 4 people was almost comically too... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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63 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel has a great history and is still in many ways living in the past. The room was very comfortable but they do not have almost anything invented in the last 100 years or so. That is no phone or TV, and the bathroom looks like it is straight out of a museum. To some, this will be an... More 

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love the grounds and forest setting; and being an artist, I am particularly interested in the Hill cabin and all its history. If you love wildflowers, take the walk to the Swinging Bridge. Different months - different flowers. We have visited in both May and June, and were not disappointed. The Swinging Bridge walk also reveals many gorgeous views... More 

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