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11136 Highway 140, El Portal, CA 95318, United States of America – Show map
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BBQ Facilities, Outdoor Pool (seasonal)
Hiking, Hot Tub, Indoor Pool (all year), Game Room
Food & Drink
WiFi is available in public areas and costs USD 9 per 24 hours.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), 24-Hour Front Desk, ATM on site, Laundry, Souvenir/Gift Shop
Paid WiFi, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating, Air Conditioning
From 4:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Any additional children or adults stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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Featuring an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, this Cedar Lodge is a 5-minute drive from the entrance of Yosemite National Park. The on-site restaurant is open for dinner daily.
Score from 1399 reviews Good
On 50 forested acres in Midpines, this mountain resort features an on-site cafe and a large steel hot tub. Yosemite Valley is a 45-minute drive away.
Score from 378 reviews Good
|Yosemite Gatekeeper's Lodge is located in El Portal just 10-minutes’ drive from Yosemite National Park. Mountain and river views are offered in this self-catering holiday home.||Originally the home of a woodworker, The Grand Mountain Top Retreat is located in El Portal. A spacious family room with a rock fireplace offers mountain views in this self-catering accommodation.|
Very good place. Nearest hotel to enter the park, only 10 minutes driving. Can cook by self
Location, restaurant, indoor pool
everything was dusty, kitchen not clean, stains in sofa, chairs, bed and towels
We were assigned an upgraded room with a view of the Merced river. Location is very close to Yosemite entrance.
We could not unlock the room we were assigned. 10 p.m. we could not get in even after we got a second key. Turns out the key mechanism was/is broken (which was known by the staff). The upgraded room did not have the usual shampoo, etc. until the cleaning crew came the following day. Main restaurant and pizza food is below average with above average cost. $12 for buffet breakfast which was our only option on a holiday weekend. $10 at day for WiFi - really really
big room and good location
price too high during weekend. Receptionists are not friendly, no smile at all
We loved having a river view room.
The room wasn't very clean. The drawers had items from a previous guest.
Location, kitchen, outdoor patio
Filthy and old carpets! Thin walls, no Free WiFi, and rude maintenance guy!
It's quite close to the valley floor. If you pay a bit more you can get a balcony with a river view.
Would love to have wireless, but, it's not why you're there.
The motel offers a convenient non-park location.
Cheap towels and bedding.can't stream no wifo
Rooms are in need of a major update. It looks like a cheap motel from the 80's. I could go into great detail on how low-budget this place felt but really there is little to nothing salvageable. Mind you, if this place was actually cheap to stay at I wouldn't complain but it's not. So it's either very poorly managed or the owners aren't inclined to reinvest the profits. To give one small example, many rooms still have old CRT televisions. How long have inexpensive LCD TVs been available?? It's 2015, why am I being nickel and dimed for WiFi access? This place also needs to significantly expand the size of the restaurant and upgrade the variety and quality of the food.
I liked everything.
On our first visit we had a river view unit and it was great. Distance from gate was awesome
2nd visit we had mountain view in a clearly older room. Really needed to be refurbished
Location perfect if unable to get into the valley
Price too high, staff not friendly, no hot water..had to wait until the morning to have hot water! They said because busy, but motel was definitely not full, off season.
Location, location, location.
For this price, it was not too impressive.
You cant beat the view and you can open your door and listen to the river rushing from the spa tub. I also enjoyed the patio overlooking the river and in room fire place (even though it was electric)
Flat pillows and uncomfortable bed for an off season price of $180 ... I expected a good nights sleep.
This property is very convenient , decent restaurant on site , nice indoor pool spa for winter months , warmer months there are other pools ,great view Merced river right next to the lodge , decent market and gift shop in the main lobby , gas not far away , no fuel inside the Yosemite valley . There is little or no cell access except for verizon , and even less for att, if you want internet you have to pay, I would stay here again .
Proximity to Yosemite Indoor pool and spa Kitchenette with dishes, utensils etc Decent onsite pizzeria Very friendly and competent staff, espe. Arnie!
Bed not so comfortable You have to pay for wifi Dinnertime at restaurant is VERY crowded (1 hr wait time) Air quality of indoor pool was so bad that we literally got gassed by the chlorine. Heater in room didn't work, and had poor labeling on controls
proximity to Yosemite, cook dinner and breakfast in room
dead lightbulbs; lack of decaf coffee
Everting is ok
the balcony view of Merced river The kitchenette
Towels didn't seem too clean Bed spreads very dusty Minimal furnishing
facilities, comfort, distance to Yosemite valley
Convenient location, but average rooms for size and comfort.
Restaurant had nice menu, but poorly prepared food.
We liked the location.
There was no place to go except an expensive restaurant and a pizza place that was closed. the arcade was a sham, most of the machines took your money but did not work.
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