Known as one of the most conveniently located lodges in the Yosemite area is Yosemite View Lodge. This three-story motor inn is situated on the banks of the Merced River just 2 miles from the park's West entrance in El Portal, California, and only 25 minutes from the Yosemite Valley Floor making it the closest lodging option to the Valley Floor! This expansive property features multiple buildings with either standard rooms, river view rooms, or family suites and all accommodations include kitchenettes and balconies or patios.
On-site, you'll find access to great amenities such as a full restaurant, pizzeria, lounge bar, gift shop, multiple pools, and hot tubs, fitness center, and laundry facilities. Just outside of the lodge, guests can hop on the YARTS shuttle system and avoid driving into the park and for those bringing their dogs, most rooms within the lodge are pet-friendly. For those looking for clean, comfortable accommodations and the best location with easy access to the park, Yosemite View Lodge is the perfect option.