Had never been to groveland before but purchased the deal from living social so that we could visit Yosemite. The groveland hotel is a great place to stay. The building is a landmark so it really has the gold country charm. The rooms were comfortable and clean. We received champaine and chocolate covered stawberries that were delicious, free breakfasts both days and a voucher for the hotel restaurant. The breakfasts were really good but the dinner was excellent. Try the rib eye or BBQ ribs, so good! Has an in house bar with a friendly bartender but it closes early. The staff are all so nice and work hard to make you feel at home. Take advantage of the half off massage, Brian does a great job and really gets all the kinks out. Barbara at the front desk was great with all the accommodations, even provided me a free toothbrush because I'd forgotten mine! The beds were very comfortable, maybe feather, the bedding was definitly feather so it was easy to snuggle in. My freind love seeing the hocky network on the tv so that was an unexpected treat. There is a wine tasting that also goes with the deal but we didnt find the time to take advantage of this. Groveland is 20 minutes from the Yosemite gate and an hour from the village so you get a reasonable priced trip, Yosemite, a fun old style saloon across the street (oldest in CA, pricy drinks but a lot of fun) and friendly warm accommodations. If you want a change from the sterile, corporate type trip where you feel like a walking wallet, try this war, friendly hotel where the owner makes a point to thank each guest for visiting and the staff is so nice that it's contagious! You'll leave smiling...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Groveland Hotel at Yosemite National Park is a full service Yosemite region hotel, featuring 17 award-winning guest rooms. Our Cellar Door Restaurant is a casual yet fine dining experience, with a full bar and Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence wine list. It is the perfect location for your Tuolumne River whitewater expedition, hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, golf at Pine Mountain Lake, or just a great place to hang out and relax. A visit to Rainbow Pool (a great local swimmin' hole) with a great bottle of wine from the Cellar Door makes for a memorable, lazy afternoon. Located on the most direct, scenic route to Yosemite National Park from the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento on Highway 120, Yosemite National Park's year-round northern entrance is a half hour or 23 picturesque miles from your Groveland, CA hotel. Our accommodations feature down comforters, featherbeds, private baths, delicious California cuisine, a full-service saloon, a full hot breakfast included with your stay, free parking and free Wi-Fi/high-speed Internet access in all rooms. We also offer free use of a guest computer with Wi-Fi connection and the ability to print out boarding passes at the front desk. Our Tesla electric car charger is available at no charge to hotel guests. The Groveland Hotel is pet-friendly and we welcome guests from around the globe, with all budgets - families, road-weary tourists, business executives, aviation enthusiasts, rock climbers, honeymooners - with gracious Southern Hospitality! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Hotel Groveland
- Groveland The Hotel