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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Rooms are tired but do have reasonable kitchen facilities. On site restaurant seems like time has stood still and shop under stocked and over priced. Good location for access to Yosemite National Park but otherwise disappointing. Great local store 1 mile down the road...

Thank Lloyd J
Virginia, USA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect location, just a couple of miles outside the park gate on Rt. 140 and right on the Merced River. Our king unit overlooked the river with spectacular view of the rapids. This hotel is on the old side but they have done some upgrading. Bed was very comfortable. Jacuzzi in the bedroom totally unnecessary. Unit was kept very clean...

Thank Jim_in_Virginia
New York, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nothing fancy, but you're choosing this location to be feet from the Yosemite NP entrance sign (20 minutes drive from the visitor centre). My only complaint was that the pillowcases were not big enough for the pillows, which was a bit unsettling. Otherwise, no frills but everything worked and, of course, location, location, location.

Thank Beth S
East Coast
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Let's start with the good - the location is AMAZING. It's convenient to the park, and the rooms on the river are fantastic. I recommend paying the extra money for the river view because that's about all this hotel has going for it. The bad - while our room was clean and did not smell like some other reviewers mentioned,...

1Thank soah_kim
Lockport, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed over the Easter weekend. The room was clean but very outdated but then again we weren't there for the room we were there for the location. Location to the park is amazing. Less than a mile from the start of the park and 3 miles from the park entrance booth. We had a balcony that faced the mountain...

1Thank Brian_Lockport
Brisbane, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We bought a Groupon for this hotel and went in early April. It's so close to the El Portal gate, possibly a 10 minute drive at most. The hotel is a bit dated, and the restaurant is not worth going to period,. However the rooms were clean, the spa bath worked perfectly and having a kitchenette is a lovely convenience...

2Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

the hotel staff were friendly enough, and the location was great. But the hotel rooms felt dirty, and the decor was very outdated. The room had a musty smell. It was also disappointing that there was no free wifi in this day and age. I probably wouldn't stay there again.

2Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Nice lodge, close enough to the park entrance. Our room had an awesome view of the river, a kitchenette, and a hot tub. The restaurant was good enough and is probably the only one in that area, and there's also a pizza place that has great pizza.

Thank Soumya D
Novi, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Check in was interesting. Asked for a second key and was told to check back after 7 as that's when they do their key count to see if they have enough keys. Asked about internet and it's $10 a day. But, she tells me as if this is really a great deal, you can connect up to 2 devices for...

4Thank audnbob
Ocoee, Florida, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here over Easter weekend. Rooms are more than adequate, quiet, affordable, and clean. The placement by the river is a nice touch. I didn't eat in the restaurant or pizzeria but p.o. assume they are good as well. I'd stay again next visit to Yosemite.

1Thank Scott R

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Parkside Pizza
Parkside Pizza
Cuisines: Italian, Fast food, Pizza
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Yosemite View Lodge

Address: 11136 Highway 140, PO Box D, El Portal, CA 95318
Region: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range: ₹ 13,299 - ₹ 22,679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Yosemite View Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 335
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Yosemite View Motel
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“Ask for a room overlooking the river.”
Jim_in_Virginia, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Away from the road”
Sonya625, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“River view would be amazing”
KarenA132, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a river view room”
876cindil, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“River views are great.”
suekerr91, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
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