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4.0 out of 5

"Great proximity to Yosemite gates. Staff friendly, particularly restaurant diner staff. Amazing " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 16 Nov 2019

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Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom (with kitchenette)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds (with sofa sleeper)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 3 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed ( Spa Tub )

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds (Spa Tub and kitchenette)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Description

At Cedar Lodge, you'll be 13.3 km (8.3 mi) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance and 25.6 km (15.9 mi) from Yosemite Valley. Highlights at this beach hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

You can enjoy TVs with satellite channels, and all 210 rooms feature WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and ceiling fans. Additionally, refrigerators, safes, and phones are available.

The restaurant, Cedar House Restaurant, is open for breakfast and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Enjoy the lazy river, spa tub, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and pool loungers. Other amenities include WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk, and barbecue grills. Buffet breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of an area shuttle.

With a stay at this El Portal hotel, you'll be 26.2 km (16.3 mi) from Tunnel View and 32.1 km (20 mi) from Yosemite Falls.

Cedar Lodge ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

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5 out of 5
Great proximity to Yosemite gates. Staff friendly, particularly restaurant diner staff. Amazing

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Property Features

Cedar Lodge offers its guests an indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, a lazy river, and a spa tub. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. Event space at this hotel measures 900 square feet (84 square meters) and includes conference space. Tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff are also featured at Cedar Lodge. Free self parking is available. This El Portal hotel is smoke free.

  • 210 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 6 buildings
  • 900 sq ft of conference space
  • 84 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1978
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Convenience store
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Lazy river
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Fresno Yosemite Intl. Airport (FAT) (150.7 km / 93.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Cedar Lodge offers 210 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Televisions come with satellite channels. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Additionally, rooms include complimentary toiletries and ceiling fans. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

Cedar House Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Canyon Bar & Grill - This café serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests driving to the property should be aware of seasonal road closures. Hwy 120 (Tioga Pass) closes October through late June, restricting east-to-west travel across the park. Yosemite's eastern gate and Tuolumne Meadows are not accessible when Tioga Pass is closed. Guests are advised to check local weather and road conditions/closures with the California Department of Transportation before travel.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 5 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 10.00 (for 12 hours, 1-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 10.00 (for 12 hours, 1-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 5 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Cedar Lodge El Portal
  • Cedar Lodge Hotel
  • Cedar Lodge Hotel El Portal
  • Cedar El Portal
  • Cedar Lodge Yosemite
  • Cedar Hotel El Portal
  • Cedar Lodge Hotel
  • Cedar Lodge El Portal
  • Cedar Lodge Hotel El Portal

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in October.
  • Pool access available from 9 AM to 10 PM.
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