You might not expect opulent lodging in California’s rugged Yosemite National Park. Yet there are a wide range of options—from luxury accommodations at the Majestic Yosemite Hotel (formerly the Ahwahnee Hotel) to the Half Dome Village tent cabins to tent and RV sites—within the park boundaries and just outside. Here’s what’s on offer.
Inside Yosemite National Park
When visiting Yosemite, the best way to get close to the action is to stay within it.
The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
This National Historic Landmark offers overnight guests a prime location on the valley floor, in close proximity to park features. The hotel is renowned for its heritage architecture, and some rooms offer views of Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, and Glacier Point.
Yosemite Valley Lodge
The wood-and-glass design of this restored lodge boasts some amazing views with its central location in Yosemite Valley. From here, guests enjoy easy access to Yosemite Falls and other valley attractions.
Half Dome Village
Formerly known as Curry Village, Half Dome Village features family-style lodging in canvas tent cabins, classic cabins with private baths or shared bathhouse, and standard motel rooms. Food, amenities, and shuttle bus service all lie within reach.
Near Yosemite National Park
Staying outside of the park gives you less-crowded options without sacrificing the scenery.
Yosemite Cedar Lodge (El Portal, CA)
Just 8 miles (13 kilometers) from the park’s southern entrance near the Merced River, this lodge provides guests with comfortable rooms and suites. Kids love the seasonal outdoor swimming pool.
Yosemite View Lodge (El Portal, CA)
Well-appointed rooms with plenty of amenities including indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs make this a popular choice. Choose a room or suite—some have private balconies and riverside views.
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite (Fish Camp, CA)
Lodge or cottage rooms with fireplaces, plus new creekside cabins, offer a wide range of options at this premier resort nestled in the High Sierra. It’s located just 3 miles (5 kilometers) south of the Wawona park entrance and 27 miles (43 kilometers) from Yosemite Valley.