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New York
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I was skeptical about this hotel especially after comparing its nightly rate with its more popular sibling Ahwahnee. But I am glad we stayed here. The property is enormous. The location is amazing. Our view had a balcony with a view of the falls ! Also, if you are visiting in winter, this is one of the best places to...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2015

First visit to this location and most impressed with the scenery. The hiking trails that we did were manageable although lacking in some clear directional signage and did not clearly indicate distances. Some restrooms on some trails were closed for the season although at the time we were there it could not be regarded as the winter season and I...

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1Thank Judy T
Madera, California
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Grandma Yosemite completely intoxicates you with her infinite expressions of love and beauty - morning, noon and night. Besides the surroundings, the Lodge's cozy rooms, the restaurants, services, and activities all contribute toward a very comfortable and special experience. If you're visiting during an off-peak season when its not so crowded and the weather allows, the bike route is fantastic!

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1Thank Cyrene B
Reviewed 10 March 2015

The lodge is perfectly comfortable but in no way fancy or formal. The staff was very helpful and friendly. It's a great place to stay with kids or other family members. The food court is open from early morning to later in the evening. Access to the rest of the valley via the free valley shuttle was available every half...

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1Thank Ann G
Sparta MI
Reviewed 9 March 2015

First visit to Yosemite and was not disappointed. The Lodge was the cheapest 'on property' location we could get. The rooms were average but clean. The personnel - especially Pat at the Tour Desk- were very knowledgeable and helpful. We found the Mountain Lodge to be all hype. Tips: use your mini fridge located under your sink (!) and use...

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1Thank bcrock
Hudson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 March 2015

This was our first time to Yosemite. It was phenomenal! We enjoyed the Yosemite Lodge and especially enjoyed the tour of the floor of Yosemite. Our tour guide, Bill, was very knowledgeable and really has a passion for Yosemite that shows in the information he provides to the guests. He was very helpful/knowledgeable about how to get great photos. He...

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3Thank kevingl2015
Incline Village, United States
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Yosemite is one of my favorite national parks. Beautiful surroundings, great hikes and waterfalls, exceptional lodging and dining. You have to have dinner at the Ahwanee even if you don't stay there. But the Mountain Room at the Lodge is also excellent and more casual. Lots of activities and programs - can't wait til we go back!

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2Thank Susan M
Mountain View, California
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Take advantage of the 72 hour sales at The Lodge at the Falls, Yosemite. Enjoy the gorgeous setting at half the price. Excellent accommodations and food opportunities, free shuttle, great excursions and photo ops.

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1Thank Anita N
San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 8 March 2015

I finally lucked out and got one of the four Family Rooms at the Yosemite Lodge. I wasn't sure what to expect but we were very pleasantly surprised. The room was very large with nice big windows and a large couch in the "living room", a "dining room table" and then a sleeping area with a large king bed and...

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Novato, California
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Not as many people as summer in Yosemite. When it snows there it looks like a fairy land. Great hiking. Included breakfast at the Yosemite Lodge was a good deal. The Mountain Lounge has a nice feel to it in winter, great big fireplace with real wood!

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yosemite Valley Lodge is a favorite choice for families and large groups. Its close proximity to Yosemite Falls makes it the perfect base camp for exploring Yosemite National Park. Its glass and wood architecture work in unity with the surroundings and the ample windows allow in the bright mountain sunshine while providing remarkable views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yosemite Valley Lodge

Address: 9006 Yosemite Lodge Dr, P.O. Box 578, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 (Formerly Yosemite Lodge At The Falls)
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Price Range: RM1,052 - RM1,974 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 245
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Also Known As:
Yosemite Lodge At The Falls
Yosemite Hotel National Park
Yosemite Lodge Falls
Yosemite Ca
Yosemite View Lodge
Yosemite Hotel At The Falls
Lodge Reservation Yosemite
Lodge Yosemite
Yosemite Lodge Hotel
Yosemite Falls Lodge
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“My room's patio had a view of Yosemite Falls (Manzanita Lodge) Ask to be close to the parking lot!”
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“We enjoyed staying close to the falls - we could hear them outside our door!”
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