The lodges that are located within Yosemite National Park are the most popular choices for visitors. Everyone wants the experience of staying in the park and having the great views of the mountains and waterfalls that make the park a favorite. The most requested lodges in Yosemite National Park are the Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, the Ahwahnee Hotel, the Tenaya Lodge and the Wawona Hotel as well as the more modest lodging options of Curry Village, Housekeeping Camp and the Evergreen Lodge.
The Yosemite Lodge at the Falls is the closest lodge to the infamous Yosemite Falls, located in the Yosemite Valley. Just a short walk outside of your room, you'll have a stunning view of the falls or of the surrounding towering mountains. The Yosemite Lodge offers a rustic feel with modern amenities.
The Ahwahnee Hotel is also located in the Yosemite Valley and is the premiere lodge for Yosemite National Park. With a central location and a natural stone and log style design, its no wonder that this four-diamond hotel is booked well in advance for the summer and winter seasons. Be sure to check out the packages available to make your stay even more extraordinary.
The Tenaya Lodge is located in the south section of the park only 35 miles south of Yosemite Valley. The Tenaya offers plenty of lodging options from standard rooms, suites and cottages as well as tons of modern amenities which gives this national park a touch of luxury.
The Wawona Hotel holds a piece of history for Yosemite with its first lodgings built in the 1860s. Still having its rustic charm but has since being rebuilt, it now carries the gorgeous Victorian designs of the 1920s. Located 27 miles south of the Yosemite Valley, the Wawona Hotel gives its visitors an old-fashioned feeling all year long.
Curry Village has been around since the turn of the century and offers its visitors more of a camp style lodging option. For those that prefer roughing it, Curry Village has canvas tents along with cabins and motel style rooms to give its guests a sense of being closer to nature. Being located in Yosemite Valley, it also gives it guests a very central location to all the popular Yosemite destinations.
Housekeeping Camp is also located in Yosemite Valley and is a great lodging option for groups, offering larger tents that can sleep up to 6 people each. This is a great option for those that truly love the outdoors and need only the essential amenities while wanting to stay in the perfect location.
The Evergreen Lodge is located on the northwest border of the park about 34 miles from the Yosemite Valley. With its log cabin style, the Evergreen Lodge gives its visitors plenty of amenities while being surrounded only by the serene wilderness of Yosemite. This is a fantastic option for individuals, couples and families that prefer to get away and escape to the mountains.
Staying in Yosemite Park offers people a chance to get up close to the picturesque landscape that has made Yosemite a favorite for those that love the outdoors. You can find more information on lodges both inside and near Yosemite National Park on our Yosemite Lodging page