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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 17 November 2016

About 10-12 miles from the Yosemite National Park. Nice lodging spread out over multiple small buildings. Breathtaking views all around. The room I stayed was quite spacious with kitchen facilities. The lodge has a couple of restaurants with limited with a good menu. No arrangement in the hotel to move you between buildings when it is raining. This is something...

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I was slightly anxious about booking this hotel as although it's in a great location, just outside Yosemite National Park, it didn't get very good reviews. In actual fact, I needn't have worried. If you're only needing somewhere to lay your head before launching into the delights of the park the next day, this is quite acceptable. The rooms were...

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Kingman, Arizona
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Dirty, dusty, towel rack hanging from wall. Did not clean room or make beds. Poor customer service. Outrageous price for wi fi, no cell service. Poor tv reception. Indoor pool or hot tub not working. Staff did not seem to care.

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Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This hotel needs updating. The room was large and comfortable but it was so cold in the LARGE bathroom and the very thin towels didn't seem to dry overnight. Amenities included TV, mini-fridge and coffeemaker along with heat and air conditioning. No WiFi unless you pay for it. The prices in the gift shop were reasonable. We ate in the...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Enjoyed my stay the rooms again were a good size had a pool and lovely wildlife views the hotel a little dated but those things do not bother me no free wi if not good in this day and age free parking and easy access to Yosemite which was the point of our stay

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights. It's just a 15 mins drive to Yosemite entrance. The room was spacious, comfortable beds, fridge, tv. The shower didn't have the best pressure but a small con. You do have to pay $10 for 24 hours of wifi and the connection really wasn't great. We had breakfast twice at the...

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A bit dated hotel, but perfect for a few days while exploring Yosemite. Shame you have to pay for Wi-Fi daily but understand have to make a living some how. Only thing is the restaurant/bar opens around 5ish for the evening - We had finished our adventure of Yosemite around 2ish and had to wait around to go for a...

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Novato, California
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Room was not as comfortable as the price warranted. Electrical outlets were unsafe and too few; one was broken and dangerous, others didn't hold plugs firmly so that they dropped out. Location was good but they have an urgent need to modernize. The big extra charge for very slow WiFi is a rip-off, especially as there is no cellphone coverage.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This was a good hotel to stay at. Pretty cute, decent rooms, everything you need for a stay near Yosemite. Even had an on-site bar and restaurant, we watched the indians when they were in the World Series!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The room was average and very dated, but a lovely location next to the Merced River. There was a good kitchen area in our Junior Suite which was ideal to prepare a family meal and our picnics etc. We used a pull down bed in the living area which worked well for our family, although the fridge was next to...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Cedar House Restaurant
Cedar House Restaurant
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Cedar Lodge

Address: 9966 Highway 140, PO Box C, El Portal, CA 95318
Region: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range: $115 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cedar Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 211
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Also Known As:
Cedar Hotel El Portal
Cedar Lodge Yosemite
Cedar Lodge El Portal
Cedar El Portal
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“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
“We had a queen room with two large beds for two of us - very spacious and beds were comfortable.”
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