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Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark

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Address: 8308 Wawona Rd, Wawona, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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+1 801-559-5000

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Lunch in this historic hotel was great and the decor and photos were fun to see as many are original or replicas.

This hotel has many historic photos and the early days of Yosemite can be reviewed in pictures. There is a golf course and golf shop open in the summer we hope to play next year.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 1, 2016
evansrosalie40
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Corona del Mar, California

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Corona del Mar, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This hotel has many historic photos and the early days of Yosemite can be reviewed in pictures. There is a golf course and golf shop open in the summer we hope to play next year.

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Fallbrook, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

It is a nice experience. The only drawback is that there are not bathroom facilities in the original building. The setting is beautiful. The rooms are very small but are clean and well kept. The dining room has a wide variety of food items at each meal. The cost of the room also has a Continental breakfast that is included,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Rooms are small, but nice. We had a room with a bathroom (recommended, especially if its cold.) The bathroom was furnished with a clawfoot tub, a small sink, and a toilet and worked fine. I've decided that I won't be combining the shower with a clawfoot tub in my own home as a result, but that's personal preference. The adjoining... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Go back in time to cocktails on the Veranda, cheerful friendly service, small but clean rooms, and a beautiful setting. Now named Big Trees due to the ludricous suit by previous landlords, the Hotel is funky and fun and relaxed plus still in the park. Great for couples, families, and international visitors, it is a little treasure. The staff is... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Wawona is a charming Victorian era hotel south of Yosemite Valley -- quite a bit south. But not staying in the Valley was a big plus. Drinks on the veranda, beautiful setting. You do have to accept that you are staying at an historic property and may not have all the modern conveniences. If you must have TV and... More 

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Smyrna, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

This is a very pretty property with stunning meadow views and a large grounds for exploring. The mule deer come into the meadow in the evenings.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Not often you get to stay in a hotel like this. The original homestead from the 19th century in Yosemite comfortably refurbished. The restaurant is great and the staff are very friendly.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

After visiting the Pioneer Yosemite History Center we had a very nice lunch in the Wawona Hotel restaurant. It is a historic and elegant hotel & definitely worth visiting.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

AS you drive in the setting and buildings are impressive. Our room with en suite bathroom ( extra charge ) was small although nicely decorated and looked towards the back of the establishment towards other rooms. The swimming pool looked tired and not very welcoming. Breakfast in the dining room was fine as was a 'quick lunch' but our dinner... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

Great place for a winter walk right off the Wawona Highway..... really enjoyed the creek and and covered bridge

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