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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we stayed there we have to pay 24h internet for 10 dollars! As the hotel is within the mountains it ran very very slowly..... Otherwise, location is good, large room, clean, pub in the hotel with fresh beers and snacks. Very good Jalapeno poppers! 40 km from the entrance of the park, very affordable by comparison to the cabins... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location with beautiful views all around. Could be a great place. Problem is its old and run down. I don't think the owners care. The Wi-Fi is $10 per night per device and its very poor quality. No band width and super low speed. They should be ashamed to charge for it. And with no cell coverage you miss... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I booked this hotel for our 2 day stay in Yosemites. We had seen the reviews were ok but were not expecting anything great. However on arrival we had a very friendly receptionist who welcomed us and booked us in quickly. The decor is quirky but we liked it. Upon arrival at our room we were taken... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About 10-12 miles from the Yosemite National Park. Nice lodging spread out over multiple small buildings. Breathtaking views all around. The room I stayed was quite spacious with kitchen facilities. The lodge has a couple of restaurants with limited with a good menu. No arrangement in the hotel to move you between buildings when it is raining. This is something... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was slightly anxious about booking this hotel as although it's in a great location, just outside Yosemite National Park, it didn't get very good reviews. In actual fact, I needn't have worried. If you're only needing somewhere to lay your head before launching into the delights of the park the next day, this is quite acceptable. The rooms were... More 

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Kingman, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dirty, dusty, towel rack hanging from wall. Did not clean room or make beds. Poor customer service. Outrageous price for wi fi, no cell service. Poor tv reception. Indoor pool or hot tub not working. Staff did not seem to care.

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Lubbock, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel needs updating. The room was large and comfortable but it was so cold in the LARGE bathroom and the very thin towels didn't seem to dry overnight. Amenities included TV, mini-fridge and coffeemaker along with heat and air conditioning. No WiFi unless you pay for it. The prices in the gift shop were reasonable. We ate in the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed my stay the rooms again were a good size had a pool and lovely wildlife views the hotel a little dated but those things do not bother me no free wi if not good in this day and age free parking and easy access to Yosemite which was the point of our stay

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights. It's just a 15 mins drive to Yosemite entrance. The room was spacious, comfortable beds, fridge, tv. The shower didn't have the best pressure but a small con. You do have to pay $10 for 24 hours of wifi and the connection really wasn't great. We had breakfast twice at the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Cedar House Restaurant
Cedar House Restaurant
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Cedar Lodge

Address: 9966 Highway 140, PO Box C, El Portal, CA 95318
Location: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range: $82 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cedar Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 211
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Also Known As:
Cedar Hotel El Portal
Cedar Lodge Yosemite
Cedar Lodge El Portal
Cedar El Portal
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“It is scenic all around ... maybe the room facing the heated pool could add more value.”
 of 5 bubbles RanjanGoenka, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We had a queen room with two large beds for two of us - very spacious and beds were comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles GardenerCook16, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Because of the location I would say all rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Sals1701, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Recommend waiting to visit Yosemite until you can stay in National Park accomodation”
  • trash left outside my door
  • Filthy carpet
  • unclean bed linen
  • unclean bed linen
 of 5 bubbles PJF842, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Donʻt stay at this hotel. Too expensive for the crummy room you will get.”
  • Peeling wall paper in bathroom.
  • Peeling wallpaper in bedroom.
  • Old water damage along one wall in bedroom.
 of 5 bubbles katebE3910AU, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
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