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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location and layout is lovely and as the property is historic one cannot expect state of the art accommodation but it has a genuine relaxing charm to it, friendly helpful staff, (especially in the dinning room), and does cater for all of your real needs. The location allows great access to the whole park and although we only stayed... More 

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Grapevine, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent one night in July. Historic lodging in the park. Apparently under new management... friendly staff, great food at lunchtime. Stayed in main building. Modest but comfortable...You will enjoy this experience.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have never resorted to a 2* review but after my experience at this property, I felt the need to raise my concerns. The room itself was a decent size and relatively comfortable but there was a significant amount of dust around the walls, and my bedside table had such ingrained dust and grime in the wicker grooves I had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Staying here is like going back in time to my childhood. The room are as original as you can get. There is no tv ,no cell phone service if you have AT&T . There is one spot in the lodge where you can go for wireless internet service, which makes no sense to me , as they could spend a... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always wanted to stay here, and so we configured our Sierra driving trip so we'd spend the last night here before heading back to the Bay Area. I'm so glad we did! The lodge is in a stunning setting and consists of a number of historic buildings. We stayed in the Annex, the "newest" building (from 1910, I believe).... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice relaxing Victorian hotel within the park on the south side which means its a lot less busy than in the village yet still relatively quick and easy to get to all the main attractions. We had a queen room with bathroom which was comfortable and functional if a little small by today's standards. The staff were friendly and polite.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we approached in the car, before we could see the hotel name on the main building, my wife said "wow, look at that beautiful place". She was really happy to learn it was our base for the next 4 nights. The hotel is a real blast from the past: no TV, no in room telephone, no coffee making facilities... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights at the hotel in Wawona, Yosemite. The hotel is located about an hour drive from Yosemite Valley. The location is obviously good, and the hotel is beautiful. Checking in we had trouble since we ordered the hotel when it was serving free breakfast. Now it doesn't. We had to ask the front desk for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to last minute planning when we got our permits for Half Dome, we had to choose the Wawona (Temporarily the Big Trees Hotel because of DNC lawsuit). Usually we stay in Curry Village for this hike. But we have always wanted to try out the Wawona so we gave it a try. We stayed in a room right over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture is dated, so the rooms are smaller. Our room shared a bathroom with the adjoining room, but we paid for it, so we got sole use. :) The restaurant and staff are top-notch. Wifi is only in one room. My family totally enjoyed our stay.

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
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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: $137 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Big Trees Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 104
Also Known As:
Wawona Hotel Yosemite National Park
Wawona Yosemite National Park
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