Get an overview of this hotelFronting the wild Merced River 2 miles from Yosemite National Park

With a stay at Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal, you'll be on a river and close to Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance.

This lodge is within the vicinity of Tunnel View and Badger Pass.

Make yourself at home in one of the 336 air-conditioned rooms featuring fireplaces. Kitchenettes are outfitted with refrigerators and microwaves. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with free local calls.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. This lodge also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), gift shops/newsstands, and tour/ticket assistance. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.

Satisfy your appetite at one of the lodge's 2 restaurants. Breakfast is available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Yosemite View Lodge has three pools—one indoor and two outdoor—and five spa tubs, including four outside on the patio. One of the outside pools and several of the spa tubs have views of the wild Merced River rushing alongside the hotel. The hotel also has a snack bar, a restaurant and a pizzeria. The hotel's tour desk can assist with arranging Yosemite National Park adventures.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 336 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Picnic area 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.99 USD per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Fireplace 
  • Climate control 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
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Where to Eat

The River Restaurant - Serves fine cuisine, cocktails and beverages. Breakfasts and dinners are served daily.

Parkside Pizza - Serves pizza, sandwiches, fresh salads, and refreshing beverages. Closed from November through March.

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Nearby Things to Do

The wild and winding Merced River, right behind the lodge, is renowned for white-water rafting. Yosemite National Park, a mountain wonderland, offers hiking, rock-climbing, fishing, birding, wildlife viewing, bicycling, horseback riding, swimming, rafting, skiing, snowshoeing, and strolls through ancient sequoia groves.

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 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 
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Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed

You need to know

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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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD $10.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD $10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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