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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night, before entering Yosemite. It is conveniently located outside the park, so it enjoys a nice price, and quick groceries, as opposed to lodging inside the park. The staff is very friendly and nice, and the place is a hotel that feels like a real canin lodge. There is dinner and breakfast, and nearby great food options.... More 

Thank mfragozo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really basic lodging. Motel is in serious need of updating. Needs new shower. No air conditioning.Walls paper thin, can hear guests in adjacent rooms. Poor experience. Only positive it was close to Yosemite entrance.

Thank Geo K

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I booked a two-night stay at White Chief Mountain Lodge a couple of weeks ago. We had read the reviews on TripAdvisor prior to our visit, and were expecting the worst. But we were pleasantly surprised. The staff was extremely kind and helpful to us, the room was spacious for four people and the balcony pointed right... More 

Thank Signe U
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We'd booked to stay here to visit Yosemite at the last minute so we didn't have a lot of choice and knew this wasn't going to be five star. However there are some basic things that you would expect to be in place. For example the room was not cleaned or visited by the housemaid during our stay. The shower... More 

1 Thank mike c
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9 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Run as fast as you can, AWAY from here! The worst dump hole I have ever stayed in, even for the one night it was awful. Dead bugs smashed on the window, on the shower wall, and speak of the tiny climb in shower, the paint was all peeled off of it. No A/C, no fan, and when we asked... More 

2 Thank SINDEE K
Mackay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

A person once advised me - "If you don't set your expectations too high, you won't be disappointed ". Probably not a truer word spoken when staying at White Chief. Basic, clean enough that your not wearing HAZMAT gear, and expensive - oh and very close to Yosemite. It is what it is! You pay for being close to the... More 

1 Thank dave22362
Reno, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

It was clean the first day when we arrived and nothing the next, for the price you would think that the room would be serviced. Good thing we did not use the coffee pot. It was close to Yosemite, but we will not stay there again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I brought visitors from Australia to White Chief Mountain Lodge recently and was very disappointed. I had called and was assured there were facilities to cook dinner as the restaurant was not opened and we did not want to drive to dinner after a day out at Yosemite. We booked a room with beds for three: queen and twin and... More 

1 Thank Sue K
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Somewhat remote, and very dated, but it was clean. Great views from cabin. Brown bag breakfast (nice) provided. A little over priced, but it is a nice place if you love being surrounded by 300 ft trees. Could also use better locks on the doors.

1 Thank Got2GetAway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Return to room day 1: nothing done: trash full; leftover coffee in pot; coffee pods not renewed. Notified office. Day 2: same as day 1 and bathroom towels still on floor. "Please Service" tag still hanging on door. Office clerk got towels, coffee refills, emptied trash. Left one loaded trash bag in room. Day 3: same ol', same ol'. Desk... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the White Chief Mountain Lodge. We are now under new Ownership and Management. We are 1.5 Miles away from the front entrance to Yosemite National Park. We believe in keeping it basic so you can reconnect with each other and relax! We are a perfect stop for travelers who are on a budget. You can find us on your way to Yosemite on the right. We also offer free Wi-Fi, DirecTV, fridge, microwave, and coffee in every room. We look forward to seeing you soon! -White Chief Mountain Lodge Staff ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Chief Mountain Lodge

Address: 7776 White Chief Mountain Road, Fish Camp, CA 93623
Location: United States > California > Fish Camp
Price Range: $67 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — White Chief Mountain Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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