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Retford, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in a canvas tent with a wood burning stove and looked right out onto the stream. Its a wonderful location but you definitely need the fire going at this time of the year! The staff were very helpful and friendly and the food in the restaurant was tasty and not too expensive. Its worth...

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Midwest
Reviewed August 23, 2016

As many of the reviews have stated, "lodge" is a misnomer: these are canvas tents on cement platforms with wood-burning stoves for heat. Beds are cots with thin plastic mattresses (note to staff: can y'all flip them every once in a while?) Lodging options along the Tioga Road are limited (RV, car-camping, Tioga Pass Resort, White Wolf--still closed as of...

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3Thank JetSetLibrarian
half moon bay, CA
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We just returned from 3 nights in tent 39. Front desk was always very friendly as were other staff. Would have chosen a different tent if we had realized how steep a climb it was to get to from parking lot and bathroom and how often we would be making that trip (everything in and out of bear boxes). Tents...

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1Thank hmbfox
San Rafael, CA
Reviewed August 9, 2016

The tents are not much - raised cots with sheets, wool blankets, fire wood for stove, a folding table and chair, and a lantern. We had #53 - private, but up a slight hill. We opted to bring a sleeping bag and hat rather than using the stove, and more light (another lantern and flashlights). We walked directly next to...

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clare66uk
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, it was wonderful! We had just come from a city hotel in San Francisco and we're looking for something a little different - the accommodation in Tuolumne Meadows Lodge is basic but a fantastic adventure my children aged 12 & 10 loved it - as did we. The food in the restaurant is great,...

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1Thank clare66uk
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

After navigating the Yosemite NP reservation system for several days - we were able to secure the nights we needed at Tuolumne Meadows Lodge. Once on-site we found the desk personnel and restaurant workers to be very helpful, friendly and efficient. Enough canvas cabin space to store luggage under 4 single cots but also have a wood-burning stove and center...

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2Thank SteveBinkley
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I would of rated this place 4 stars if they allowed cooking. They will not let you boil water or make coffee. Ridiculous. We camp in bear country frequently and we cook! They have a restaurant there and they cook!! It's silly. Oh and there is a campground within walking distance and you can cook there. Hmmm....feels like a money...

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1Thank Amgiboney
Danville, California
Reviewed June 27, 2016

As our first time in Yosemite - I think we were totally spoiled with the location. The campground nearby was full as was the lodge, but it still felt as if almost no one was there - in the best way. The lodge sits on the river and Miller Cascade. You will fall sleep to the sound of rushing water....

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8Thank TKirkman
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

It initially took me 2 weeks of calling every day to get rooms. The online reservations never came up with any availability. So I would call one day and be able to get 1 night. So we ended up with 3 nights in 3 different "rooms". We took this as an adventure. By May 9, we had our beds situated...

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4Thank Kelly H
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 1, 2016

We stayed here for 2 days as part of our honeymoon tour of the USA and it easily sticks out as a highlight. The outdoor feel of the tent really captures the feel of the forest and we will never forget our trip here. We loved the communal style seating arrangements for the restaurant, we met some amazing people we...

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The Cabins of Tuolumne Meadows are located 60 miles from Yosemite Valley at over 8,700 feet above sea level. Here, you'll find 69 canvas-tent cabins that are available from mid-June to mid-September, conditions permitting. Situated next to a picturesque meadow, it's the perfect place to settle in after hiking in Yosemite-or before embarking on an extended backpacking trip. You'll find the Cabins of Tuolumne Meadows on Tioga Road, near the Park's eastern entrance on Highway 120 East. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tuolumne Meadows Lodge

Address: Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 69
Also Known As:
Tuolumne Meadows Hotel Yosemite National Park
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“If you are willing or wanting 4 single beds rather than a double and 2 singles, you will get more choice of tent location”
 of 5 bubbles hmbfox, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“You can request cabin in advance and they will try to accommodate or give you one close to what you requested”
 of 5 bubbles babygame, Aug 9, 2016 | Read review
“lots of tips in my review”
  • Cabin door- little loop for a lock, should you want
 of 5 bubbles TKirkman, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“Proximity to the bathroom/shower building - how often you need to go vs. how much foot traffic there will be by your cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles mbmmn, Oct 10, 2015 | Read review
“This has tents with beds and a wood burning stove”
 of 5 bubbles marthas794, Sep 29, 2015 | Read review
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