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Yosemite Gateway Motel

51340 Highway 395, PO Box 250, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For a night or two of you want to visit the beautiful east side of Yosemite. This hotel is fine. It is 20 min scenic drive from the Park's entrance. But be aware it is quite far from Yosemite Valley, the heart of Yosemite. Rooms only have basic amenities but are clean and comfortable and diner locally and a stroll... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed one night before taking on the Tioga Pass. This motel seems to be on a bit of a lean but once you adjust to that it has most things you need. Bed is comfortable, lake view is lovely, and across the road are a few restaurants, a laundromat and a mini mart. Very good value.

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked 2 rooms with king beds, room #1 and 2. They opened off the sidewalk and had a direct view of Mono Lake from the back, including access to a porch. The bathroom as small but looked brand new and was very clean. There was a coffee maker and hairdryer, plus TV and free wifi and a landline phone.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights here towards the end of May. Unfortunately the road into Yosemite was closed due to snow, but there is plenty else to see - Mono Lake, June Lake, Mammoth, Bodie. The motel is close to shops and restaurants, and our room had a great view of Mono Lake. Clean and comfortable room - we were on... More 

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Prangins, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Directly on highway 395 with rooms overlooking the Mono Lake. It's a simple but clean motel. There was no cupboard or drawer to put some clothes. Not even a hook to hang your jacket on ....(owner said she was going to look into this) Reception was friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Although looking a little shabby on the outside, and although the dressing area and shower were tiny and the room was compact, this motel had comfortable beds, good bedding, a view of the lake from every room, and a good location in the eastern Sierra. A good jumping off place for traversing Tioga Pass to Yosemite.

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Thank Arlingtonfoodie31
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

it's like a motel, so you can hear the trafic of the people who arrive late and go early all the night long,it's good for a short stay, not to rest. but good location because very close to the restaurants so you are not oblige to take your car to go diner.

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Thank laurence M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Arrived at the motel after a long day's driving round the north edge of Yosemite National Park (snow had closed the Tioga Pass). Upon checkin, we were expecting a slightly warmer welcome, but it was efficient and we were given the keys to our room swiftly. We then lugged our suitcases down steps to where our room was set on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We stayed here on our road trip, as a one night stop on a long day driving from Sacramento and heading towards Vegas. We wanted to visit the Bodie Ghost Town, so found Lee Vining as the perfect destination for that. The Motel was small and friendly, just like the town of Lee Vining itself. It had everything we needed,... More 

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West Byfleet, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Arrived after long drive from Vegas through Death Valley and arrived just in time for great diner across the road still being open. All rooms have lake views but some clearly much better than others. Had lower floor room and seats out on veranda great for taking in view.

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Additional Information about Yosemite Gateway Motel

Address: 51340 Highway 395, PO Box 250, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Location: United States > California > Lee Vining
Price Range: $133 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Yosemite Gateway Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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