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Wilderness setting, private river beach near Yosemite

Located in El Portal, Cedar Lodge is on a river and within the region of Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance and Yosemite Big Oak Flat Entrance.

This hotel is within the region of Badger Pass and Tunnel View.

Make yourself at home in one of the 211 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains, as well as phones with free local calls.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Additional features include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and ski storage. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Cedar Lodge. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Planning an event in El Portal? This hotel has 900 square feet (84 square meters) of space consisting of conference/meeting rooms and small meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

Cedar Lodge Amenities

General

Set on the western footsteps of Yosemite National Park, the Cedar Lodge offers a wilderness setting with a private beach with direct access from the lodge along the Merced River.

Guests can enjoy four fresh air gazebos, barbecue and picnic areas, a heated indoor pool, and spa tub, as well as a seasonal outdoor swimming pool.

The lodge, which is air-conditioned in public areas, also provides the following business amenities: an Internet point, two meeting facilities with 900 square feet meeting space, audio-visual equipment, and event catering.

Accessibility features such as handicapped parking and in-room accessibility are available.

Cedar Lodge offers a 24-hour front desk and concierge services for its guests.

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Ski storage
  • Bar/lounge
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference space
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Total number of rooms - 211
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Year Built 1978
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Conference space size (feet) - 900
  • Free self parking
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Conference space size (meters) - 84
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
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Internet

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
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Dining

The Emerald Room - Exposed wood beams; photography of Yosemite's natural wonders. Trout, steak, and pasta served. Hours vary seasonally.

The 50s Diner - Classic American burgers and salads. Hours vary seasonally.

Cocktail Lounge - Located inside The 50s Diner. Open daily from late afternoon until late evening.

Cedar House Restaurant - Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and has a bar.

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Recreation

Guests can enjoy swimming in either the indoor pool or seasonal outdoor pool, or splashing in the river along the hotel's private pebble beach, with direct access from the hotel. A spa tub is also on site. Four gazebos as well as barbecue pits and picnic areas offer areas for relaxation and family get-togethers.

A variety of outdoor activities are offered in the area around the hotel, including hiking, camping, and river rafting. Ahwahnee Golf Course, 60 miles away, is open to the public.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Fishing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Cedar Lodge Policies & Fees

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Additional Details

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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