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107 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is right next to the highway so there is limited, not onerous noise. The view out of my room was wonderful: Lake Mono. The room was a little small and old, but well-maintained and clean. The wi-fi was okay. Parking was adequate but tight in their lot.

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London, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice room with distant views of lake. Clean with comfortable and good value. A number of eating places short walk. We planned to go to Yosemite following day but due to an early storm the pass was closed due to snow. I am sure many visitors have same plans but to be fair motel do mention this. If pass is... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up randomly at this Motel since the roads were closed because of snow and ice and we were stuck in Lee Vining. The place is not bad. The rooms were clean and beds were comfortable. The receptionist surprised us a bit though. Maybe she just had a bad day but seriously, a tiny smile when people come into... More 

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Thank A H
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The woman who runs the place was very nice and welcoming. The room was clean, beds were comfortable. The bathroom was in a bit of disrepair as the bathroom heater and vent didn't seem to be working tile rolling up on the edges a bit. Easy to find, no issue with parking though the lot was almost full. First night... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Three old guys on a road trip. Surprise, no doubling up - 3 queen size beds, 2 in room A, and 1 in adjacent room X (2 connecting doors and a big step up). All slept well, followed by a good shower in the morning.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Hmmmm...it pains me to write a negative review and I really was torn between a poor v. average rating. I decided to go with a "poor" because the combination of price, ambiance, and customer service made that the honest way to go for my experience. First off, if you aren't familiar with this location, please be aware that your lodging... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Overpriced. Needs renovating as everything is dated and worn out. Not clean. Very thin walls, next to busy road, small and cramped. Unfriendly person checked us in - very frosty. Took money out if account as soon as we booked. Only good thing is the view. Would not recommend.

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Troy, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a night, to our Surprise the hotel location is apt for Sunrise view and the management as well have taken care to provide with good infra to enjoy the view. Well kept rooms, has good outlook and overall good one for the price and the location.

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Thank Harish P
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68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night which was lucky us! The motel is run down and the ruling in the bathroom is extremely poor. The plaster and cracks in the bedroom is poor and looks really unkempt. The walls are paper thin and the road noise could be heard as well as people talking next door. If anyone walked on... More 

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San Diego
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16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We used the Yosemite Gateway to get close to Tuolumne Meadows, to start our 7 day High Sierra vacation. A perfect start. Nothing fancy, but a beautiful view of Mono Lake, cute restaurants walking distance, and places to pick up that extra hat or whatever before the hike. This is our second stay, and I would stay again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Yosemite Gateway Motel

Address: 51340 Highway 395, PO Box 250, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Region: United States > California > Lee Vining
Price Range: RM643 - RM893 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Yosemite Gateway Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Get the room on the far end of the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The AC was a little iffy, but all and all a good choice in Lee Vining”
 of 5 bubbles SanDiego99, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms #11 and 12 have great unobstructed views of Mono Lake”
 of 5 bubbles gruesome17, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“there is one particularly good room with an especially great view”
 of 5 bubbles PhilL774, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 -4 (king size bed) have great lake views.”
 of 5 bubbles bdkLosAngeles, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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