Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Ahwahnee Hotel
Q:Does the Ahwahnee Hotel have a swimming pool?
A:The Ahwahnee Hotel does have an outdoor heated swimming pool that is open year round for guests only.
Q:What is the Bracebridge Dinner?
A:The Bracebridge Dinners are magical theatrical events that take place starting mid-December through Christmas. The Ahwahnee Hotel dining room is transformed into a 17th Century English Tudor-style Great Hall where a seven-course meal is served. A four hour long event, it's full of song, laughter and other entertainment. They will do their best to accommodate dietary restrictions. Vegetarian, gluten-free and nut-free menus are available.
Q:What are the Vintner's and Chef's Holiday Packages?
A:The Ahwahnee Hotel hosts several events during the winter months featuring professional winemakers and chefs. The Vintner's Holiday events take place in November and the first week of December. It includes a five-course gala dinner, paired with the participating winery's wines. The Chef's Holiday event takes place each year in January and February with world-renowned chefs giving demonstrations, kitchen tours and preparing a scrumptious holiday gala dinner for guests. If you are a foodie or oenophile, these events are not to be missed! These are three- or five-day packages.
Q:Do all rooms at the Ahwahnee Hotel have a view?
A:If you are looking for a view at the Ahwahnee Hotel we recommend booking a Featured Room, or Suite, these will have the nicest views. The Classic Rooms have some views, and the Standard rooms will have a less desirable view. The Cottages at the Ahwahnee Hotel do not have a view.
Q:Are dinner reservations needed?
Dinner reservations are only available to house guests. Please contact Dining Room or Concierge directly to book. Breakfast and Lunch are first come first serve. Sunday Brunch is available for reservations.
Q:Does this property allow pets?
Unfortunately, pets are not allowed at this location.
Q:Do they offer a concierge service?
Yes. They can guide you through the best possible experience in any season of the year to make your visit more memorable and enjoyable.