Yosemite View Lodge - El Portal

11136 Highway 140 P.O Box D, El Portal, United States, 95318  show map
 3 stars
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Yosemite View Lodge - El Portal

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Sports activities

Hiking

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast
 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

The comfortable Yosemite View Lodge offers a cozy accommodation in the center of El Portal. Founded in 1976, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2004.

This hotel is situated 12.8 km away from Yosemite West Gateway, El Capitan and Yosemite National Park. The property is located within a 20-minute walk to the center of El Portal.

The hotel is surrounded by restaurants and bars.

Yosemite View Lodge lies within 80 minutes’ drive to Merced Municipal Arpt airport.

Rooms

The property offers 335 guestsrooms appointed with climate control, a refrigerator, a patio, cable TV and a stone fireplace. Guests can enjoy a great view of Bridal Veil Falls and Yosemite Falls from their rooms. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant menu features American dishes.

Services

Guests can use 24-hour reception, laundry and free shuttle service as well as a safe deposit box, parking and an elevator.

Relax

The on-site spa facilities include a wellness center and a Jacuzzi. Rafting, rock climbing and white water rafting are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas at USD 9 per day.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   335.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ facilities

Room view

  • Lake view
  • Mountain view
  • River view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fireplace in room

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  4 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

11136 Highway 140 P.O Box D, El Portal, United States, 95318

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City Center
  • El Portal
    1.8km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Yosemite View Lodge Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    60 m
  • Parkside Pizza (cuisine: Pizza)
    60 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    335

Rooms and availability

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Size: 20m2
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    Bed type: Triple
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      Bed type: Quad
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Yosemite View Lodge - El Portal El Portal location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        11136 Highway 140 P.O Box D, El Portal, United States, 95318

        Get directions
        City Center
        • El Portal
          1.8km
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • Yosemite View Lodge Restaurant (cuisine: American)
          60 m
        • Parkside Pizza (cuisine: Pizza)
          60 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  4 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          335

        Yosemite View Lodge Location

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        Local Attractions

        • Mirror Lake - 6.5km
          Yosemite National Park
        • El Capitan - 8.8km
          Yosemite National Park, CA
        • Ribbon Fall - 12.1km
          Yosemite National Park, CA
        • Hetch Hetchy Reservoir - 6.5km
          Hetch Hetchy Road
        • Bridalveil Falls - 11.6km
          Yosemite National Park, CA

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Yosemite View Lodge Restaurant - 60 m

          Address: 11136 California 140
          Phone: (209) 379-2681

          50% likes this, based on 117 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • The River Restaurant & Lounge - 70 m

          Address: 11134 Hwy 140

          Cuisine: American

        • Parkside Pizza - 60 m

          Address: 11136 Hwy 140,

          73% likes this, based on 52 reviews
          Cuisine: Pizza

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  4 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          335
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        • Yosemite National Park hotels - 17km
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        Yosemite View Lodge Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Yosemite View Lodge

        Individual guest reviews

        • Family with children
          9.6

          Fantastic location only 5 minutes from the park entrance. The only way to be closer is to actually stay within Yosemite Village itself which frequently needs to be booked many months in advance. The drive from the park entrance to the village is another 15-20 minutes, but its picturesque and ever changing. The facilities in the lodge were surprisingly comfortable. The rooms reasonably large and well appointed for a family of four. I wasn't expecting to be as nice as it was after looking at the photos on the website so we were all very happy. The small kitchenette's in the family suites were also really welcome. The kids loved playing in the pool(s)/spa after spending the day in the park and the small games room was a welcome addition. The breakfast was terrific and set us up well for the day and a relative bargain. Service was attentive and courteous. All in all, a terrific stay - particularly since our room had views of the Merced River too.

          Aesthetically, the decor was a little old-fashioned in style and not to the tastes of some. Wi-fi was extra and only available in the building where reception is located. Oh, and don't forget to bring a bottle opener if you plan on drinking some wine which isn't a kelvin top (screw top). Perhaps its just me, but when I asked the restaurant staff if they could open the wine we bought to have with our pizza (from the shop at the Lodge no less), they said corkage would be $10 as per California law. Needless to say, I managed to find an alternative solution - especially since the wine only cost $5 in the first place!

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          The accomadations were perfect. Pools, hot tubs, river view, resturant on site and little store with everything you could need as well as gifts. Yosemite was 2 miles away!

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          especially loved the view, remodled & very clean. We would visit this place again.

          price could be a little more accomidating to the economy crisis.

        • Single
          8.2

          Perfect location for acccess to Yosemite National Park. The dinner salad bar and breakfast buffet were excellent.

          I arrived at night. There were no directions to the lodge office. My mattress was not firm.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Location and scene

          Need for new or acceptable clean bed sheets and towels

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          Fantastic location. The room was noticeably clean. Loved the river behind it.

          Come on-- the facility can have wi-fi for the entire facility, not just the front desk. For goodness sakes, it's 2012. Apple is the richest company one earth. That means everyone has apple products and apple products require web connection. i figure in good months, the lodge grosses nearly 4 million dollars. Come Mr. Republican owner, throw a bone with free wi-fi-- and for the entire faciltiy!!!! Also, there's no night life, dig deeper for more channels on the television!!!!!!

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Every thing we needed was on sit, great staff, great room with a view.

        • Family with children
          7.0

          location , natural view ,

          towels not replaced regularly. calling hotel restaurant from hotel room not free (through receiption).

        • Family with children
          7.8

          |Location is excellent!!! nice kitchenette and View was great!!

          pretty clean- the sheets had a bit of a weird smell.. the garbage outside the door room was full..

        • Family with children
          8.2

          riverside view & location.

          no lunch service at restaurant. dog hairs everywhere at patio area.

        • Single
          8.2

          Great location, ideal for access to the park.

          The wifi wasn't free at all, $9 for your room and it didn't even work with no refunds. No flexibility for check in, 3pm is late seeing as check out is 11am!

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          The roar of the river and view of it from our balcony! It was the best part for me. Slept the best there over the other 12 places we stayed on our vacation. Liked the kitchenette, too! It was a wonderful place, just wish it did not feel so much like a time-share or large crowd place, but it was fine.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          The location, close to Yosemite, was great. The patio overlooking the Merced River was a nice place to enjoy our morning coffee.

          This is probably a better place for a family to stay. The complex was huge, with several pools, etc.; we prefer something more personal. The price was more than what we used the facilities for. We would not stay there again, but in the right circumstances and people, it would likely be a good deal.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Relaxing in a slice of Heaven!

          The late check-in is not practical with many people traveling from far away. Early check-out makes matter worse, regarding the late check-in. Food for thought!

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          We loved our room's location (River Side). The temperature and comfort of sleeping with the Sliding Door open and hearing the River, all added to our Yosemite Experience. We appreciated being right outside the Park for easy access, yet the added privacy of being away from the activity of the visitors and Campers during dinner & at night. We also enjoyed the selection and setting for our dinner & breakfast at the on site restaurant. The staff was very friendly and were very efficient in servicing us (water, removing plates, dinner & drinks), without being intrusive. Lastly, we enjoyed the convenience of having the on site store for snacks, wine & ammenities.

          Wished we could have gotten a newspaper by check out time for the ride home the next day. Didn't think that there would be no cell phone service. Didn't mind missing it, but just wanted to note it so others are aware & can plan for it accordingly.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Yosemite View Lodge - El Portal El Portal location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        11136 Highway 140 P.O Box D, El Portal, United States, 95318

        Get directions
        City Center
        • El Portal
          1.8km
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • Yosemite View Lodge Restaurant (cuisine: American)
          60 m
        • Parkside Pizza (cuisine: Pizza)
          60 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  4 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          335