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John Muir Lodge

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Finally made it to see the Redwoods and upgraded when we got there to the Lodge instead of the cabin that was the only thing available when we booked. Comfortable stay with a nice restaurant that is being used while the other restaurant is being renovated. Staff were helpful and pleasant. Have never stayed in a national park before so...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sequoia Nat'l park is an amazing site. So impressive, and since we wanted to spend a couple of days there we thought we'd stay in the park and the John Muir Lodge. The location and setting among the trees was great, but it was not as good of a facility as we'd hoped for. More akin to a Best Western...

1Thank oregonfamilytravel50
New Jersey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed at several grand lodges in National Parks. This is not one. We knew that dining was in the lobby(building new dinning building). We read to be opened in May. Not even close to completion May 13-14 our visit. We notice a sign at the construction site stating end of May completion.. NO WAY. Hall carpets were filthy,...

5Thank tbirdhs
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed on our trip to Kings Canyon and Sequoias National Parks. It has the perfect location if you are going to both. We stayed in the cabins, purchased the bed and breakfast package, and used the shared restrooms. The cabin was neat and afforded us privacy from the crowd. I could have used a little more light, a few...

1Thank roadtriptakers
Gaithersburg, MD
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights. Our registration was ok, but Glen seemed to be overwhelmed. Since there is no elevator, we had to carry our bags into the lodge and up a lot of stairs to our room. The room was fairly large and clean, but we had to get maintenance to fix our screen, so we could keep our windows...

4Thank GburgDave
Plano, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stay in the John Muir Lodge for our Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park vacation. We expected the John Muir Lodge to be a bit nostalgic, but nice. We were sorely disappointed. We were aware that the dining room was closed due to being remodeled, but expected some kind of reasonable dining service. First, the rooms were...

4Thank JDonJ
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

The renovation in 2000 tried to give this lodge an old time feel. Rooms are basic and comfortable and clean. Registration was chaotic and there was a wait for rooms, even for our 5:00 arrival! Keurig in-room coffee was good but breakfast was buffet only at $12 and dinner meals were only fair, if that - but you can bring...

2Thank Katey B
Kansas City
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They used a lot of wood in building the lodge. Staff is always friendly and helpful, entire lodge is very clean. Steel hall doors and water conserving toilets are some of the up to date features. Reservations are required at the dining room to prevent overwhelming the staff. Supper ($6 to $16) prices are reasonable. Breakfast is $13 buffet. No...

1Thank PTBitte
Elgin, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Total confusion at check in. All reservations spread out on desk with no system to find any individual reservation. Rooms are noisy, noise from above, the next room and the hallway. Basic lodging with NOTHING special about the hotel to justify the higher price.

5Thank Slosh123
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Refurbished lodge is excellent. Stayed on first floor since no elevator, to avoid stairs. Breakfast was so-so -- the usual. Their dinner meals have one menu at the present time because the restuarant still is not ready. Many delays they told us. We had beautiful weather and it was very easy to get from place to place in the park....

2Thank leneley
Management response:

Thank you Leneley, for giving us your 5 star rating and telling us a little about your stay. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful weather! Please come back and visit us again sometime.

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Additional Information about John Muir Lodge

Address: 86728 Highway 180, Grant Grove, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93641-9765
Region: United States > California > Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Price Range: RM529 - RM894 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — John Muir Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Hotel John Muir
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“All rooms have a nice view.”
323kateyb, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Top (second) floor rooms have no one above them, but no elevator”
PTBitte, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“This was not what I was expecting from a National Park Lodge.”
Slosh123, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“All of the rooms have a good view.”
marilynsr, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Dont get the room at the end of the hall. Find a quite room, with firm beds, away from young adults to party all night.”
barryg323, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
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