For a fantastic Yosemite National Park vacation, many travelers look to the Yosemite View Lodge, conveniently located only 2 miles from the park entrance. In addition, this charming 3-star lodge is situated in front of the beautiful Merced River, which flows throughout the southern part of Yosemite National Park and offers pleasure seekers a chance to experience the thrilling adventures of river rafting.
Yosemite View Lodge features 336 rooms offering a variety of accommodation options - from double queen to king sized beds - each of which comes well equipped with an array of highlights including Wi-Fi Internet access, a fully stocked kitchenette, cable TV with premium channels, climate control, coffee/tea maker, and telephone. Rooms also include delightfully furnished balconies with spectacular river views while private bathrooms come complete with complimentary toiletries and dual showerheads. Both The River View and Spa King rooms both have the added perk of a relaxing jetted tub and a cozy fireplace.
There is an outstanding array of amenities available directly on site for guests of Yosemite View Lodge to enjoy including two sparkling swimming pools, both indoor and outdoor, as well as five soothing spa tubs - several of which have awe-inspiring views of the river. Excellent in-house dining is found at The River Restaurant, which serves sumptuous cuisine for breakfast and dinner while the Parkside Pizza serves delicious pizzas, sandwiches, and salads. A snack bar and small grocery are also available for guest's convenience, as well as a lovely patio and picnic area. Complimentary coffee and tea can be enjoyed in the welcoming lobby while additional on-site conveniences such as wireless Internet access, ATM/banking, laundry facilities, and tours/ticket assistance are available. Yosemite View Lodge's attentive, multilingual staff is ready assist with any guest need 24-hours a day.
For personal vehicles, RVs, trucks, and buses, free parking is available on the property. Furthermore, Yosemite View Lodge provides complimentary shuttle services to local attractions; interested participants are encouraged to contact the hotel for schedule and location information.
Yosemite View Lodge Hotel Services and Facilities
Free WiFiFree parkingFree breakfast
24 hour front desk
Hot Tub or Spa
Swimming Pool - Indoor
Swimming Pool - Outdoor
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JP Hall from Penn Valley, United States
stayed in March, 2021
Guest Score 8.0 out of 10
The views of the mountains and river were great. My son went to the river, sat on a boulder and read for an hour listening to the river, decompressing from his highly stressful job.
Being right next to Yosemite was a HUGE plus. It was the closest to being in the park we could find.
It was very nice having a kitchenette. We cooked a pot of chili instead of having restaurant food. Every thing was very clean in the rooms.
I REALLY LIKED having to pay for internet. Counter intuitive, but hey, if you are on vacation why does one need to be tethered to electronics?
Child: Mom/Dad, my device won't work.
Mom/Dad: Oh well. It's not in our budget.
Besides... I had work to do and with fewer people grabbing bandwidth I was able to spend more time doing what I wanted, which was enjoying my vacation.
Nothing. All was good.
S. Buntin from Reno, United States
stayed in June, 2018
Guest Score 9.0 out of 10
We loved the view of the river. Nice clean rooms and on site restaurants. Right outside of Yosemite for quick access. We left our balcony door open a little to listen to the river at night but had an unexpected visitor - a raccoon. Keep your doors closed at night. They can climb.
A Guest from Davis, United States
stayed in May, 2017
Guest Score 8.0 out of 10
This was a nice place to stay. Service was good, room was clean and the view as wonderful from out room. We ate at the Pizza place the first night. It is basic but just fine. We had dinner at the Restaurant and Sean our waiter was right on and the food was cook perfectly. The last night we ate in the Bar after a long day in the Valley. The bartender was great and the food, though limited, was also perfectly cooked. The prices really weren't that bad. We have seen much higher for much less. We would stay at Yosemite View Lodge again in a shot. Access to Yosemite Valley via YARTS bus was perfect for us. No driving, no parking in the Valley.
Not having internet service, without purchasing it, was different but no really bad. We were on vacation, being disconnected for a few hours a day is a good thing. Not having prices on the food items in the little store wasn't great. For those on a budget it would make shopping hard.
Larry Flammer from San Jose, CA, United States
stayed in June, 2016
Guest Score 9.0 out of 10
Here's a shout out to your staff, especially Lorena, who was very accommodating when we wanted to store food and water for the barbeque for our wedding rehearsal (Flammer-Duncan wedding party). Lorena and others on staff helped us move several boxes into your cold room. Next time we come to Yosemite, we will stay with you folks.
Bill Clute from Sacramento, United States
stayed in March, 2013
Guest Score 10.0 out of 10
Very friendly staff, highly accommodating. Beautiful view,Comfortable lodging, very close to Yosemite Park, great price.
Most of all my wife was dying of ALS "Lou Gehrigs Disease" we visited twice within 12 months and the Yosemite View Lodge is totally ADA accessible. I was easily able to get my incapacitated wife in and out of the bed, shower, room, and their store and restaurant. My wife has passed, my daughter and I are coming back this spring 2014.
Yosemite View Lodge FAQ
What are the check-in and check-out times at Yosemite View Lodge?
The guests can check in from 16:00. Check-out time is 11:00.
What is the nearest airport to Yosemite View Lodge?
Merced, CA, United States (MCE-Merced Municipal) is located 49.49mi from the property.
Does this property have a pool?
Weather permitting, the outdoor pool is perfect to enjoy a moment of relaxation.
Is there a lounge or bar at Yosemite View Lodgel?
Guests may find a large selection of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at the in-house bar/lounge.
Is there a jacuzzi or spa on the premises?
A jacuzzi or a whirlpool is at guests' disposal on the premises.
Is the front desk open 24 hours?
Our helpful 24-hour front desk is ready to assist you with any inquiry.
Are there ATM machines nearby?
An ATM machine is conveniently located on the premises.
Are there barbeque grills on the premises?
Enjoy barbecuing with family and friends by using the on-property grills.
Does the Yosemite View Lodge have a game room?
Guests looking for additional amusement will enjoy the onsite game room.
Are there restaurants nearby or on-site?
Looking for a place to eat? The property offers at least one full-service restaurant.
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