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Wawona Hotel

2.0 of 5 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
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well this Hotel is an old mountain resort. The room are creaking, as are the beds. The doors hardly open or close - the locks are ancient. They play the "Rustic card" to avoid updating the hotel. The prices, however, are very modern(expensive). The bathroom is outside the rooms. There are black bears outside also. The best thing about this... More 

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Barendrecht, The Netherlands
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18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very beautifull historic hotel in the Yosemite park. The rooms are small and simple. It feels like you are on a campingsite. Romantic, but not luxury! Shares bathrooms by example but very clean. Nice Facilities like golf, a swimmingpool and tennis. Also a restaurant. But the restaurant is a little overpriced. When you want to see the park and... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect place for a peaceful and gorgeous stay. We had an amazing stay in Yosemite, the location couldn't be better and the Wawona hotel is so luxurious and beautiful! The food is also impeccable, and the staff are so friendly and helpful. If you are looking for a brilliant stay, simply book this place now! It's fantastic!...

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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I stayed in a shared bathroom room on a 30 degree night in mid October. Rooms had a bed, a sink and lots of blankets. The shared bathroom required a walk outside in the cold, but was clean, though no soap/shampoos are offered. Wifi is only offered in the common room, and the hotel is not located within cellular range.... More 

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Fresno, CA
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Pleasant weekend with the granddaughters - we hiked, played board games, and read by the fire. We didn't miss the TV or the radio. I will make this a yearly event and hope the girls will build great memories.

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Groveland, California
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22 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Yes, the Wawona Hotel has rooms with en suite toilet and bath. Who knows, they may even have telephones and WiFi in those "new" rooms. I will never find out, because I always ask for a room in the original, historic building. It's the place to be for a true Wawona experience, the oldest building in Yosemite National Park. My... More 

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The place was good however no TV or radios, lighting in bedrooms very dull hard to read a book with older eyes. Food in dining room was okay, not the best for the cost. Wine list reasonable with good drinkable wine.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I accidentally stumbled upon the Wawona Hotel after getting slightly lost after the sun set and it started sleeting (read: it was pitch black outside and I couldn't see anything AND the crazy winding roads were wet... YIKES!), as a real answer to my prayers. As it was late November, I enjoyed a cut rate of around $179/ night for... More 

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Kalaheo, Hawaii
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great winter destination, they decorated for the holdiay. Very relaxing and we highly recommend staying here. Close to skiing and the sites of the valley. Hopefully we will go again someday soon. The only draw back was the beds were a bit hard and there was no room for a roll away bed for our daughter.

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New York City, New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
39 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Friendly service and stunning location just at the entrance of the natural park are the perks of this traditional hotel. The rest is rather mediocre, to be gentle. With the assessment. We were given rooms with no bath/toilet - they were located on the corridor and shared with other guests. This meant a short but unpleasant walk in January sub-zero... More 

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Address: 8308 Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Wawona Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 104
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Wawona Yosemite National Park

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