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The Majestic Yosemite Hotel

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Palo Alto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

it is always delightful to stay at this elegant historic hotel. While the rooms would be considered sparse in comparison to other 4 or 5 star properties, the beds are comfortable and you can't beat the history of the building or the beautiful surroundings of tall trees and nature. In winter, this area is also delightful. if you want a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Even in a dry winter with no snow the stay was perfect. Every detail taken care of. The rooms are historic and very well kept. The restaurant is excellent though geared for an older crowd. From the Ahwahnee you can walk or bike just about anywhere or pick up a bus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The Ahwahnee hotel has been one of my favorite destinations since early childhood. I still come, as an adult, with my family and friends. Beware, summertime and particularly holidays, can be very very busy. Try to be creative and come during "off times." You'll enjoy it even more.

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1 Thank YosemiteSam2000
San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My husband and I spent his birthday weekend at the Ahwahnee. This was our first time at this magnificent hotel. We enjoyed hiking to the various falls. Everything about our experience was wonderful. We'll definitely be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It is always a pleasure to stay at the Ahwahnee. The staff is helpful and professional. We did request a cottage six months before our visit but a cottage was not available. There were some upgrades and renovations taking place. On the mezzanine level, the paint fumes were somewhat overpowering but that probably could not be helped. We were there... More 

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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Yosemite amazing & great trip overall. However, would not stay again. $495 a night deserved a cleaner more updated room. We went on an amazing hike to Vernal Falls and had a great dinner on Saturday night in the dining room. Pros + • amazing wood burning fireplaces throughout • historic - you can feel the history oozing from the... More 

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GnrlMgr, General Manager at The Majestic Yosemite Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Sunbunmonkey, I was happy to read that your found the fireplaces, history, staff, and Dining Room to be positives in your stay but was disappointed to know that we let you down with the pool, bar, and cottage. While it is true that we are challenged and limited with what we can do in regards to outdoor fire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The hotel itself is old but renovated and is very nice. The dining hall is beautiful but the food is just good.Of course, the surrounding scenery is magnificent. In summary, this is the only place in Yosemite Valley with a reasonable approximation to luxury accommodations.

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Lafayette, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was our second time attending the chefs dinner package program and we loved the five course dinner with wine pairing. The food was great and the service was outstanding. We also went to two cooking classes and one was outstanding and the other was good. We skipped the 3rd cooking class and hiked to the top of Upper Yosemite... More 

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Capitola, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My husband and I had high expectations for our trip to the Ahwahnee to attend the Chefs' Holiday. Our expectations were met and exceeded! I understand why people return year after year. All the staff we encountered over 2 1/2 days seemed to love their work. Their passion showed in every detail.

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San Ramon, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Staff is as nice as can be, but the chef's holiday event at the far end of the great room was noisy and distracting to other visitors. Somehow, the beauty of this place is lost in the noise and people traipsing back and forth in their clunky high heeled boots for this event. Why do women have to "whoop" loudly?... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Majestic Yosemite Hotel shines as Yosemite National Park's distinctive AAA(R) Four-Diamond hotel. Known for its magnificent façade and architecture, The Majestic Yosemite Hotel was specially designed to highlight its natural surroundings, which include Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, and Glacier Point. The destination of queens and presidents alike, this distinctive Yosemite hotel offers a perfect balance of history, hospitality, and elegance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Majestic Yosemite Hotel

Address: 9005 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 (Formerly The Ahwahnee)
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Price Range: $698 - $758 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Majestic Yosemite Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 123
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The Ahwahnee Hotel Yosemite National Park
Ahwahnee Yosemite National Park
Ahwahnee Hotel Yosemite National Park
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