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Stairway to Private and Romantic Penthouse Loft
Beautiful Fall colors
Romantic Mtn Retreat Balcony and Pool Area
A drone shot of the property taken by a previous guest
Studio as seen from entry sliding patio door
View from entry patio door
View from comfortable sofa
View of studio from sofa
Large and very comfortable studio with TV,  Fireplace and Dinning Table
View of  well appointed kitchenette
Super comfortable Queen Bed and Large Armoire
View from Kitchen area
Living / Dinning Room Area
TV  and Fireplace Area
Picnic Area as viewed from upstairs deck area
Picnic and BBQ Area
Enjoy a Relaxing Aftenoon Float!
Firepit and Pool Area
Local Traffic
Wine and Sunsets, the Perfect Pairing!
Nearby Angel Falls
Just the right amount of snow!
Picnicing / Fishing / Kyaking on Lake 2 miles from home
Hiking the High Country in Yosemite
Tunnel View, a view not to be missed or forgotten
Something for Everyone
Ponder the Yonder
Visit the Woodpecker Tree
The End Of The Rainbow Is Here
Local Air Traffic
Half Dome as viewed from Glacier Point
Historic 'Overhang Ledge' @ Glacier Point
View from Picnic Area
View from Pool Area
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Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Yosemite National Park, California

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Door51Pho...
San Jose, California
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“We really enjoyed our stay.”
Reviewed September 28, 2011 for a stay in September 2011
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We arrived, gave Bob a call and he was out in a minute to give us the keys. The place was exactly as advertised. It was very clean, nicely detailed, comfy, and had an AC that worked like a champ! Bob had two bottles of wine as well as some fruit already waiting for us. (Thank you, Bob, we enjoyed those!) The free Netflix access entertained our toddler while we got dressed in the mornings. We made it a point to come back early one day and enjoy the outdoor area. We made a fire, roaster some marshmallows (Bob had the tools!) and drank our wine. When the sun went down we enjoyed an amazing view of the night sky.

Our one issue was the distance to Yosemite Valley. Yes, it takes about 40 minutes to get to the South entrance of the park... but what most reviews didn't tell you is that there's another 50 or so minutes of driving to get to the Valley (where all the sights are). Because we didn't know this we ended up doing a lot of back and forth driving. If you're passing by, or planning to visit Bass Lake, I can recommend this place without any hesitations.

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Liked best: The outside fireplace area.
Liked least: The shower. (It's not for tall people.)
Traveling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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VA
Reviewed August 21, 2011 for a stay in July 2011

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Femmers
The Netherlands
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141 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“"My wine is your wine"”
Reviewed August 10, 2011 for a stay in July 2011

Our stay in North Fork was a part of our 3 week trip through California/Las Vegas. We stayed here for 4 days and upon arrival we decided to do as less travelling as possible, because we liked the place so much. While most people will go to Yosemite for a few days, we just went there for one day (at 7 in the morning, very quiet, we saw a bear on our way back). The rest of our days we enjoyed the house, the small pool, the wine, the barbecue, watching movies and talking to Bob. What we really liked about Bob's apartment compared to other places that we visited was that the apartment was really well decorated, that it was very clean and that there were some snacks and drinks, so we didn't have to go to a supermarket on our first day. We never went out for food, we just went to the supermarket once and we barbecued every day. Our last evening here was fun. We sat by the fire, drinking a glass of wine with Bob ('my wine is your wine'), just talking and poking the fire with Dolly Parton's poker. When we think back of our whole vacation, that was one of the highlights of our trip. Although you will find places that are closer to the park, we would absolutely recommend Bob's, not only because of the nice apartment (which Bob build himself), but also because Bob is genuinely interested in people and also very open for suggestions about his place.

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Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Young singles A romantic getaway
Older travelers Tourists
Luxury-minded travelers
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CA
Reviewed August 7, 2011 for a stay in July 2011

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Your age range 55-64
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houston
Reviewed August 7, 2011 for a stay in July 2011

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Boston
Reviewed July 29, 2011 for a stay in July 2011

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Your age range 25-34
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Uy
Reviewed July 28, 2011 for a stay in July 2011

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Your age range 65+
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