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2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is an excellent place to visit Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. Unexpected comfort in the hotel room. Pity that the restaurant was closed for refurbishment. and not too many alternative options.

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Reviewed October 21, 2016

We stayed for three nights, and the Lodge was kind of what we expected. The central location was the main reason for staying, with the hotel being pretty average after that - nothing particularly bad, but nothing particularly good. Appreciate that they needed to rebuild...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

This Lodge looks cute from the outside and is located just next to Grant Village, that offers a small "market" (drinks and some food) the post office, the gift shop and the future restaurant (until next year there is only a food truck that caterers...More

1  Thank veve2908
Response from PropertyExecutive, Public Relations Manager at John Muir LodgeResponded October 31, 2016

Hi veve2908, we appreciate your feedback and apologize for the oversight of our front-desk staff and for the housekeeping issues. We are always happy to attend to issues during our guests' stay and hope you let us know about the need for a towel replacement...More

Reviewed October 18, 2016

No advance warning that only food available in the park is from a food truck while construction underway . Lodging average at best. Cleanliness average. Staff seems ready for season to be over. Very poor showing for NPS and we love touring our National Parks....More

2  Thank welove2hike2016
Response from Dan C, General Manager at John Muir LodgeResponded November 14, 2016

Hi welove2hike2016, we appreciate your review pointing out where we can improve. Our new LEED certified restaurant is scheduled to open spring 2017--we apologize for the temporary food service while it is being built and encourage guests to review food options on our website. Thank...More

Reviewed October 13, 2016

Please don't be tricked by the name 'lodge'. This is a cheaply built Premier Inn-style property with no character befitting the name of 'lodge' in a national park. Enjoy listening to everyone else shower, flush their toilet and talk in the room next door as...More

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US$133 - US$274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
36
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Location
United States > California > Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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hserenot
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Response from oregonfamilytravel50 | Reviewed this property |
Actually, our review indicated that cleanliness was not a problem. The hotel is dated and service is spotty although friendly. Please be aware that we stayed in the lodge itself and not one of the cabins.
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tbirdhs
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No, sorry we do not have a laundry facility. There is a public laundry facility at Cedar Grove. Thank you
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"Rooms in the front overlook the parking lot. The back rooms look into the forest."
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"Better internet connection is in the room with the vending machine leading to the staircase after the main..."
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"Doesn't really matter"
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"There was noise from the floor above as they ran their bath at 6am!! Perhaps the first floor rooms are better?"
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