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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the outside this hotel looks amazing and full of character. Unfortunately thats where it ends. The room was small and very basic.There was no tea or coffee facilities just bed,toilet and shower. Lighting very poor in the evening. It had not long been taken over by new owners and some of the staff try hard whilst others don't seem... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had read recent not very good, reviews just before leaving for USA with our stay here being at the end of our 10 days. As we have travelled widely we knew it was going to be different and if it wasn't right for us , then we would ask for something to be done- We were THRILLED with every... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Firstly, this is a truly beautiful building and surroundings. You will never stay anywhere like it. Yosemite itself is spectacular and this place fits right in. But luxury it is not, despite the price tag. We booked online and had not quite grasped from the website the reality of "shared bath". The showers and toilets are camp-site style and shared... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a truely amazing hotel in an amazing environment. Not a slick luxury hotel. But smell of trees, fresh air and thick slices of athmospere! The entire place got so much soul, and I love it. We stayed here for the second time and will most certainly come back. However; I am a curious about the restaurant still being a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel on expansive grounds with accommodation in a number of different buildings. Wraparound porch and deck chairs on the lawn. Room was in the rear cottage with old fixtures, a high comfortable bed and a bible in the dresser. Wifi is limited to one area of the hotel which unfortunately is lacking a bartender. You are able to order... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you've seen the movie "Dirty Dancing", you'll have a pretty good idea of what it's like to stay at this hotel. It's an historic hotel that's actually made up of several buildings, each having it's own character. There are lots of minor inconveniences like having to climb a number of stairs to get to the office, having to park... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived late afternoon after spending time in the magnificent Yosemite valley. We were greeted with a long walk with luggage to our room in the annex. Nice porch and private bath. Everything is circa old with two outlets and none in the bathroom. Dinner at the main lodge was easy with a nice table on the porch. Service was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Difficult to review this hotel particularly as my wife and I have slightly different views. It is an old hotel with creaking floorboards etc., but this also gives it some charm. It is in Yosemite national park but still an hours drive to the valley or Glacier Point. It has a nice pool and sitting out on the veranda was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tranquility at its best, beautiful setting, 20 miles from the hustle and bustle of the Yosemite Valley area. Biking and hiking trails, a historical golf course for those who enjoy the game. No phone/cell service..(pay phones are available), no TV, total relaxation.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge is one of the oldest but has had a change of name (from Wawona) because of some takeover and dispute. It is really traditional and lovely - it even has a 9 hole golf course. main thing is the location is stunning and the park itself is out of this world - you have got to drive to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Big Trees Lodge is cherished as one of the most respected and most frequently visited Yosemite hotels. Its authentic Victorian architecture features beautiful white buildings, classic verandas and lush natural surroundings. At the Big Trees Lodge, there's something for everyone-including golf, tennis, horseback riding, or fishing. Evenings are spent gathered around the piano for musical performances in the lounge. Big Trees Lodge dining is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Trees Lodge

Address: 8308 Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 (Formerly Wawona Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Price Range: $292 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Trees Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Wawona Hotel Yosemite National Park
Wawona Yosemite National Park
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