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Oak Park.CA
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Pros: One of the closer hotels on the HWY 140 entrance into Yosemite. Next door to bar with ample choice of food. Cons: $10 per device per 24 hrs for wifi. Even the hotel desk advised against getting it due to the slowness. Low water pressure. Required multiple toilet flushes. Slow-filling cistern. Sink faucet was low pressure as well. Bunch...

1Thank syalla
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I'm familiar with the Cedar Lodge's history, reviews and location, so our recent 1-night stay over New Year's Eve wasn't a huge disappointment. On one hand, I think they get a bad rap for the location (lack of wifi, cell service - hey, it's in a remote river canyon in the mountains); on the other hand they don't do much...

3Thank ghoulwe
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Stayed at Cedar Lodge in a Deluxe Queen Room during the Christmas Break at end of December 2016. Hotel was chosen because there was no other rooms in the other property which is closer to Yosemite. Booking was made very last minute (2 days before trip). Overall, for the rated star of this hotel (2 star), the experience we had...

1Thank Boowicked
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stayed here after a day of exploring Yosemite-the location was great and the price is a good value for where it is located. Our room was spacious and clean and easily accommodated the three of us. The only option for dinner anywhere nearby was the restaurant on site...we ordered chicken fingers and a sandwich and it took nearly two...

Thank Jess R
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A bit expensive but worth staying so close to YNP. Breakfast not included. Rooms were basic but very clean. There was no network in entire YNP and El Portal. Internet was very costly at around USD 10 for a day. A nice beautiful restaurant and bar available in the middle of mountains at Cedar. But they get close very early...

Thank Nehachopra2003
Los Altos, United States
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great value for being close to Yosemite. Nice comfortable room. Stayed over Thanksgiving weekend 2016. Indoor pool was closed but had free evening hot chocolate and cookies. very quiet. Much better to stay here than inside of Yosemite. Room price much cheaper than staying within Yosemite, yet very close to Yosemite.

1Thank Christopher T
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 December 2016

When we stayed there we have to pay 24h internet for 10 dollars! As the hotel is within the mountains it ran very very slowly..... Otherwise, location is good, large room, clean, pub in the hotel with fresh beers and snacks. Very good Jalapeno poppers! 40 km from the entrance of the park, very affordable by comparison to the cabins...

Thank srigaud
Reviewed 2 December 2016

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Thank Humair S
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great location with beautiful views all around. Could be a great place. Problem is its old and run down. I don't think the owners care. The Wi-Fi is $10 per night per device and its very poor quality. No band width and super low speed. They should be ashamed to charge for it. And with no cell coverage you miss...

1Thank Howard M
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I booked this hotel for our 2 day stay in Yosemites. We had seen the reviews were ok but were not expecting anything great. However on arrival we had a very friendly receptionist who welcomed us and booked us in quickly. The decor is quirky but we liked it. Upon arrival at our room we were taken...

Thank Alex B

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Cedar House Restaurant
Cedar House Restaurant
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Cedar Lodge

Address: 9966 Highway 140, PO Box C, El Portal, CA 95318
Region: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range: ₹ 6,258 - ₹ 15,385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cedar Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 211
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Cedar Hotel El Portal
Cedar Lodge Yosemite
Cedar Lodge El Portal
Cedar El Portal
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“Beware the property is directly off & facing 140 HWY. The ROOMs 140's are above the Housekeeping Laundry which runs all day until 10pm.”
 of 5 bubbles rgNjg60, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“try to get a room with a balcony with view on the hills”
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 of 5 bubbles MichelCee, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The travelers were killed in room 509.”
 of 5 bubbles jaysab2016, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a Deluxe Queen Room as it has a sofa seating area which will give more space for your belongings.”
 of 5 bubbles Boowicked, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It is scenic all around ... maybe the room facing the heated pool could add more value.”
 of 5 bubbles RanjanGoenka, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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