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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 March 2012

We stayed here for 2 very pleasant nights when visiting beautiful Yosemite. We were very happy with the room we received, while it wasn’t decorated to our taste, it was big, clean and comfortable with everything you would hope for. We were very happy with the indoor swimming pool which is a nice way to relax after a day in...

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cedar002, General Manager at Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are very happy you had a good time. We look forward to your return stay with us. Thanks Colleen

Reviewed 22 February 2012

I needed a place to stay with my two daughters ages 5 and 8. I was taking them to Yosemite for a weekend of skiing, skating, snow play and hiking but I didn't want to break the bank on lodging. Yosemite Lodge was not only overpriced but it was also booked up. I also was looking for an indoor heated...

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cedar002, General Manager at Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

We are happy that you and your girls enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your return visit. Thanks Colleen

Reviewed 18 February 2012

the room was okay it was clean. Very quiet as its the only building for miles around! no wi fi in rooms! and you can only get wi fi in the lobby! at $9 dollars for 24hrs! great bar next to the hotel and good food and good service. quite close to experience Yosemite Park.

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cedar002, General Manager at Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We do only have internet in the lobby for now. Yes there is a charge. Thanks Colleen

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 February 2012

I had to book this hotel because of a confusion created by Expedia. So had to settle for this because of number of guests. This hotel is an average one. Dont choose this hotel unless you dont have any choice. The front office guy was like "Ok, you booked so what?". I had booked for 2 queen bed but I...

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cedar002, General Manager at Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

I'm sorry you found our staff member to be indifferent. This certainly is not normally the case. I'm a little confused about the room and the problem you stated. We do not have any rooms with 2 king beds and a sofa sleeper or 2 king beds in any of our rooms. Please contact the motel so we can solve...

Fremont, California
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Went on the day of superbowl. Got for $80. Includes sleeping for 4 adults. Absolutely loved the lodging. Recommend it.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 February 2012

Was skeptical initially, as there were very few options inside the park. But was pleasantly happy at the end. Me , wife, and 2 kids were very comfortable. Had a clean bathroom, area to hang clothes separately, and the best part is the all natural view right outside our backyard door. We took pictures of birds, squirrels, etc amidst forest...

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cedar002, General Manager at Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comment. Thanks Colleen

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 5 February 2012

Clearly, the best thing about this Motel is that is located a few miles outside the Yosemite National Park. The room itself was not bad, it was clean and big. The shower was good and the bed confortable enough. The worst thing about it was the service. People in the frontdesk was very unfriendly. Also, the staff that served breakfast...

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cedar002, General Manager at Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

I am sorry, the front desk was not as helpful as we should have been. We hope to have you stay again and I promise we will be of more help. Thanks Colleen

California
Reviewed 2 February 2012

Ceder Lodge is a great little motel for the money. The room is clean and if they would just update their bedding, it would be wonderful. The pillows are tiny and the old fashioned bedspread need to be replaced. The bed was comfortable. They have an indoor pool and spa which was great to get into after we hiked and...

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cedar002, General Manager at Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to your return visit. Thanks Colleen

malaysia
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Enjoyed our stay in this lodge a lot. Gave us a whole new experience that we always see on tv, but can't get in Malaysia. My cousin and uncle love watching people fishing at the river across the street. My aunt and mom had a frenzy collecting the rosemary grown on the grounds. The distance did not bother us, as...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 16 January 2012

We stayed one night on our weekend trip to Yosemite. It's a little further than anticipated, especially driving back in the dark on the windy roads. At my speed, it's 30 minutes to the Valley and hiking. We didn't stay, but passed by the Yosemite View Lodge, which is probably 10 minutes closer to the park. The room is basic-coffee...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • 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: ₹ 6,234 - ₹ 14,814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cedar Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 211
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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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