Yosemite View Lodge - Mariposa

2-Night Stay for up to Four with Spa Basket at Yosemite View Lodge near Yosemite National Park

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$394 44% $175
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Riverside Lodge Minutes from Yosemite National Park

Once it leaves Yosemite National Park, the Merced River picks up speed, developing whitewater rapids by the time it barrels past Yosemite View Lodge. This secluded inn is tucked into the Sierra Nevadas along the park's western border. Guest-room balconies overlook the rushing river and towering pines lining it on both sides. A short drive takes you to the entrance of the park, where you can behold Yosemite’s snow-capped peaks.

A private balcony or terrace is attached to each queen river-view room. Guests can warm up by the fireplace or brew a pot of coffee in the kitchenette. Each guest room is also outfitted with a spa tub, where you can make use of the goodies included in your complimentary spa gift bag.

The outdoor hot tubs sit on the river's edge, so you can have splash wars with passing trout, but you can also take a dip in the indoor pools if you’d rather stay inside. For a hearty meal before an outdoor adventure, visit the mountain cabin-esque River Restaurant & Lounge, which serves upscale, traditional American breakfasts as well as dinner. For lighter bites, the Yosemite View Convenience Store sells groceries for lodgers looking to prepare their own meals and snacks.

El Portal, California: Gateway to Winter Adventure in Yosemite National Park

California State Route 140 follows the snaking Merced River 20 miles into Yosemite National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site that welcomes millions of visitors each year. Much of the Yosemite Valley, as well as the Wawona area farther south, remains accessible to drivers, hikers, and snowball poachers throughout the winter. Crowds are much smaller in the cooler months than during the summer rush, meaning you can leisurely explore the park while introducing yourself to its cold-weather beauty.

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What You Get

  • $219 for a 2-night stay for four in a river-view double-queen room with a spa basket (up to a $394 value)

Policies and Fees

Book by: 4/19/14
Travel by: 4/20/14

  • Cancellation policy & fees: All cancellations subject to $7.50 fee; 8-day cancellation notice or fee of 25% of applicable 1-night's stay; cancellations after 4 p.m. on day of arrival subject to fee of applicable 1-night's stay up to Groupon price
  • Taxes: 11% tax not included

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Indoor and outdoor hot tubs
  • Indoor pool
  • River Restaurant & Lounge
  • Onsite convenience store
  • Fireplaces and kitchenettes

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 4/19/14 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 4/20/14
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Reservation required; subject to availability
  • All cancellations subject to $7.50 fee; 8-day cancellation notice or fee of 25% of applicable 1-night's stay; cancellations after 4pm on day of arrival subject to fee of applicable 1-night's stay up to Groupon price
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • 11% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

River-View Double-Queen Room

  • Two queen beds
  • Standard occupancy: 4
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Kitchenette
  • Fireplace
  • Balcony overlooking the river

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: available for an additional $10 per night
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets up to 50 lbs. may be added for an additional $5 per day.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Getting There

  • Nearest airport: Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT, about 101 miles away)
  • Distance to Fresno: about 98 miles

Customer Reviews

1,503 Ratings

By the river... It's a beautiful location...
Ankit R. · June 10, 2014
Great room with a kitchen! Has a patio with a river view. Very close to yosemite hiking trail.
Sherly S. · June 9, 2014
the river behind the hotel!
Richel F. · June 9, 2014
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