Three of us had a very good 2 night stay here, using the motel as our base for a Tuolumne River white water rafting trip with AO Rafting.
Our double queen room had a 1 person futon sofa bed, air conditioning, dinette table, microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker, and updated tile bathroom. Outdoor pool and spa are great amenities to come back to. No complaints. But expect to pay +$200 during summer weekend.
We would say this is the best motel accommodation on Hwy 120 on the approach to Yosemite. About 1 hour drive to the Yosemite Valley floor, add an extra 90 min more if visiting on a Saturday as Valley traffic is horrible beginning at El Capitan on Saturdays. Everything else is either a B&B or very rustic and funky. Will definitely stay again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Yosemite Westgate Lodge is the most modern lodging facility on Highway 120, located just a mere 12 miles from the Big Oak Flat "Westgate" Entrance to Yosemite N.P., And a short 35 mile jaunt down to the Valley Floor and the many popular features of Yosemite including the thunderous waterfalls, Half Dome, El Capitan, Cathedral Rocks, and many campgrounds in and around Yosemite. We offer the ideal place to stay if you are traveling from the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. Our hotel boasts 48 luxuriously appointed and newly remodeled and extremely spacious rooms. Most of our rooms have two queen size beds, making them ideal for families or groups. The Yosemite Westgate Lodge is a 100% Non-Smoking facility and unfortunately, Pets are NOT allowed. The Lodge has a heated swimming pool, spa, playground, laundry facilities, and an adjacent restaurant. Sorry, we do NOT have WIFI. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Americas Best Value Inn Yosemite Westgate Hotel Groveland
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