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“Roughing it, but worth it!” 5 of 5 stars
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Housekeeping Camp
1.5 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   9005 Southside Dr., Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389   |  
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1 review
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“Roughing it, but worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Fantastic experience for the kids! We were right next to the water, saw deer close up, toasted s'mores, saw a bear across the water the next morning. Couldn't believe our luck!! Perfect vacation.
The bed and bunk bed were clean. We brought sleeping bags, blankets and pillows. The power was out our entire stay but we had flashlights. That didn't affect us much at all.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I loved
The location ! It is superb !! Right on the river

The unit : very convenient , table yo eat, table to prepare food, fire . Perfect

The location in the park right in the middle of everything !! Perfect to explore the valley .


What could be better :
People around us having fires after 10pm and all the smoke came in our room . We couldn't breath . Had to call front desk twice to have somebody come . It was really uncomfortable !!



And the toilets need a big cleaning !! Old dirt in the corners ..
Also the unit was not clean enough ( I found an old plaster ).


Overall very good experience!!
And special thanks for the beds and linen that are Very very confortable !! ( I was really surprised about it !!)

I highly recommend !

Stayed July 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had friends visiting from abroad and we got a reservation 2 days ahead. Yes, it can happen! We were 3 adults and 2 children and it was a little cramped in the "shelter". Specially since I used a double air mattress, instead of the small cot they offered. It is more like camping outside then being in a motel room so of course it was a little dusty. Nice set up with your own little "dining-area". Lots of nice people in the camp, a very friendly ranger and the shop was right there, if you forget some food at home. Yosemite is just nice, staying at Housekeeping Camp made it even more memorable.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Next year will be our family's 30th year back to Yosemite for an annual gathering. We can take a hike, ride bikes, do some rafting and swimming, or just sit around camp and visit. This is one trip that our family and extended family looks forward to all year.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Hanford, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Housekeeping Camp is wonderful the beds and secure tent area is provided, all you need is camping gear, river supplies, food, and wood for the fire. Then you can swim relax, hike and enjoy the beauty.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Awesome location within the valley. Close to lots of trailheads. Lots of walking and biking paths nearby. Beautiful views of yosemite falls, half dome and glacier point from the campsite. Free shuttle bus pick up at Housekeeping entrance.

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Our family gathers in Yosemite every summer. Housekeeping is perfect for us since we love the planning of our menus and shared cooking of our meals. We love camping but appreciate not having to set up and tear down a tent. The best is early morning with a cup of coffee and meandering down to the Merced River and watching the deer graze in a small pasture area near the beach. Glorious!

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Address: 9005 Southside Dr., Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 26 Specialty Lodging in Yosemite National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Housekeeping Camp 1.5*
Number of rooms: 266
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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