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los angeles, CA
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Booked this hotel after reading all the reviews of the hotels in Lee Vining. Yes, it's not cheap but so are all the hotels there. Yes, it's dated, same as others in town. Stayed in room 9. So we had our own balcony. Nice view of the lake, but not that close as I had hoped. Room is clean enough....

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2012

Awful motel. The picture we'd seen looked lovely but the reality was very different. We arrived and given our room keys. The room was very dated and not particularly clean. We had a shared balcony with the neighbouring rooms. The mattress had a protector on it that was plastic, it was noisy and hot to sleep on, the bed was...

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3Thank Julie F
Reviewed 11 September 2012

My sister and I had a one night stay (room 20) and thought the room was great. Didn't need air conditioning as it wasn't that hot, the room was clean and beds were very comfortable. Maybe a bit expensive but not for Lee Vining. Great restaurant just across the road, Nicely's, went there for dinner and breakfast! Mono lake is...

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1Thank Kath M
Midpines, California
Reviewed 2 September 2012

My parents and I came to the hotel really late in the evening. the room was wonderful a/c did its job beautifully. tv box didnt work they fixed that by the time we came back from mammoth that day. When my dad went to see what was wrong with the phones he got "oh they are working on it" no...

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1Thank sam b
Fresno, California
Reviewed 20 August 2012

If I could I'd make it 3 1/2 stars. I see a number of bad reviews...I can only speak of my own experiences from two stays. Both times, my rooms were clean, and the woman checking me in was friendly. One trip I had a late check-in and she was helpful, and one time I lost my key out hiking....

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1Thank Cal_PTH
Yreka, California
Reviewed 8 August 2012

WOW! This place is so over-priced. I was expecting old but clean. That is exactly what I got. But I never expected no air conditioning... this was the worst nights' sleep I have had in a long time. I resent paying that price to sweat all night and not sleep for it. The beds are hard... you have to sleep...

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1Thank sleepyon8812
Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 1 August 2012

This hotel is dirty, over priced, and worst the staff is RUDE! I was overcharged and charged on my credit card when I wanted to pay in cash. There was long black hair in the beds and several spider nests. I was told the owner would contact me after I left my information 4 times, his name is Tim and...

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3Thank Cynthia f
St Pierre la Bourlhonne
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Extremely dissapointing -jjust because of it's proximity to Yosemite there is an effective premium of probably $100 per night - we paid $194 & would expect to have paid $75 in most other locations - had we not booked in advance we would not have stopped. Look at the photos - the main highway is less than 3mtrs away so...

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4Thank Michael S
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Our arrival: Reception was unfriendly, the paint was all peeling, our room was literally straight off the road, the room was small for the price and the veranda looked dreadful -it had been 'safety enhanced' with rusty wire sheep fencing! However, everything in the room worked well, the shower was good and the information brochure was excellent, with lots of...

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1Thank Jeremy138
East Brunswick
Reviewed 8 July 2012

We had the best view of mono lake and beautiful sunrise from our bedroom window. Room was clean, no air conditioning but you don't need it with windows opened. We stayed there for 1 night in late June and we were comfortable with blanket on and 40 degrees at night. Watch out the shower. It was powerful. Diner and grocery...

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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: RM523 - RM837 (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.”
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“The AC was a little iffy, but all and all a good choice in Lee Vining”
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“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”
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“Rooms 1 -4 (king size bed) have great lake views.”
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