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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. Equipped with air conditioning, all rooms include a TV, refrigerator, coffee-making facilities and a private bathroom. Rooms are styled in period wood furnishings with colorful accents at Yosemite Cedar Lodge. Cedar House Restaurant and Canyon Bar & Grill is open for dinner daily. American cuisine is served on site at Cedar Lodge. Half Dome, the popular rock climbing and hiking destination in Yosemite National Park is 20 miles away. Skiing opportunities at Badger Pass Ski Area is a 30-minute drive from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Cedar Lodge has been welcoming guests since Mar 27, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free Parking Available On Site

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Value for money
Low score for El Portal
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  • Hello, I was wondering what type of sanitation methods are being implemented in the rooms to ensure safety regarding COVID-19?

    We only book up to 50% capacity Employees required to wear mask and gloves Employees must pass temp. and sysmtpoms checklist 2 day wait between rooms
    Answered on 16 July 2020
  • is this inside Yosimite Park or outside? We need to know because I bought the entrance ticket to the park on Sunday but want to book the hotel on Satu..

    We are out side the park
    Answered on 11 June 2020
  • Is the shuttle transportation available to the Park? I do not have a pass to the park, will we be able to enter Park? We arrive next Sat June 27

    The county bus is going to the park. If you ride the bus into the park you onlypay the fare for the bus
    Answered on 20 June 2020
  • Is there any microwave at reception?

    Yes microwave available in our lobby for you!
    Answered on 22 June 2020
  • Can I cancel for free ?

    Thank you for your inquiry. At this time there is a $15.00 dollars cancellation fee but you are welcome to reschedule for no penalty.
    Answered on 6 December 2020
  • Is there microwave?

    Sorry no it does not
    Answered on 11 June 2020
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Area info *

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Cedar House

    No additional info available

  • Cedar House Restaurant
    • Cuisine

Amenities of Cedar Lodge

Most popular amenities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 2 restaurants
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Beach
  • Hiking
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
No internet access available.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • ATM on site
  • Wake-up service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoorFree!
  • Open all year
Pool 2 – outdoorFree!
  • Seasonal
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Spa
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Cedar Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 1:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cedar Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note: The WiFi charge is per day, per device. Please contact the property for details.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Cedar Lodge

  • Cedar Lodge has 2 restaurants:

    • Cedar House
    • Cedar House Restaurant

  • Cedar Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Fishing
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Beach
    • Spa facilities
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Private beach area
    • Swimming pool

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Cedar Lodge on this page.

  • Yes, Cedar Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Cedar Lodge is 3.7 miles from the center of El Portal. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Cedar Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Cedar Lodge include:

    • Family
    • Double

  • Check-in at Cedar Lodge is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.