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Stockton, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Couples wkend getaway. After a long day of rainy hiking in YNP we decided to book at the Cedar Lodge BC of the rate. Pluses: about 30 min driving to YNP 140 main gate. Easy to book, reasonable rate for the area we paid under $100 off season, easy to find just off the 140 HWY, checkout 11am, on-site Bar...

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Wapenveld, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't even notice driving up to the hotel untill it 'spawns' from the Yosemite forest. When you're there you get an authentic lodge feeling at the reception. Don't forget to check out the little trading post. The rooms are really nice, if you have a room on the upper floor opening up to the hills be sure to open...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while visiting Yosemite. While the hotel is quite close to the park, it is extremely inconvenient for those who are without private transport. It is $5 per way into the park with the public busses running at either 7AM in the morning or 12PM with the 7AM bus arriving over an hour later at Yosemite,...

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Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Cedar Lodge because it is close to Yosemite National Park. It was very reasonably priced although we went during off season. Our stay at Cedar Lodge was comfortable. We asked for a quiet room and were given a room in the back which had a lovely deck and was very quiet. Don't know what it would be like...

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Milton Keynes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is OK. Just an overnight on the way to the park. It's another 40 minutes drive. There are nearer lodges. Very 1950s looking. Staff nice enough but not professional or engaging. Rooms are in blocks. Nice view over the hills. Breakfast and WiFi are not included - and you will likely need the latter as no cell signal....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here while exploring yosemite. It's a short drive away and is clear to see off the main road. Great price considering where you are and definitely when comparing to other places around. Staff were helpful and friendly. The room was a good size snd it warmed up quick with the heater. Shower was lovely and warm after being...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are dated, our bathroom was working properly. The telephones in the hotel wasn't working. The internet is paid, 10 dollars for 24h, but is really slow. It's fairly cheap compared to what is available around.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I visited in November 2016 with some friends and we ate breakfast at the Cedar Lodge restaurant every day of our stay. I don't usually leave reviews on tripadvisor but the service received by our waiter Shawn was excellent. He was very efficient and friendly, even though the restaurant was very busy he did such a great job as the...

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Ok place to stay. Large complex Fun for the kids. Hot chocolate drinks and stuff the family to do.nice location, nice,view ,scenery And shopping inside office ,,nice store. Nice staff.Location not far from yosemite national park.

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Stayed at Cedar Lodge for 2 nights in September. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly and given the proximity to Yosemite the price was right. We ate breakfast both days at the restaurant and really enjoyed it. We had burgers from the bar one evening and they were quite good as well. Across the road in...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Cedar House Restaurant
Cedar House Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Cedar Lodge

Address: 9966 Highway 140, PO Box C, El Portal, CA 95318
Region: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range: $132 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cedar Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 211
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Cedar Lodge Yosemite
Cedar Lodge El Portal
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“Beware the property is directly off & facing 140 HWY. The ROOMs 140's are above the Housekeeping Laundry which runs all day until 10pm.”
 of 5 bubbles rgNjg60, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“try to get a room with a balcony with view on the hills”
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 of 5 bubbles MichelCee, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The travelers were killed in room 509.”
 of 5 bubbles jaysab2016, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a Deluxe Queen Room as it has a sofa seating area which will give more space for your belongings.”
 of 5 bubbles Boowicked, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It is scenic all around ... maybe the room facing the heated pool could add more value.”
 of 5 bubbles RanjanGoenka, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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