Many people consider Yosemite National Park one of the most beautiful parts of the United States. Located in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, this area is known for Tunnel View, Bridalveil Fall, Half Dome, El Capitan, and its ancient sequoia trees. People visit the area to relax in beautiful surroundings or to enjoy outdoor activities in this stunning natural setting. If you are visiting this area, it is important to find the perfect accommodation to make the most of your stay. Fortunately, there are some excellent hotels with fantastic reviews. Here are the 10 best Yosemite hotels in 2019.
10. Yosemite Valley Lodge
One of the best value options in this area is the Yosemite Valley Lodge. Set in woodland, this lodge blends in harmoniously with the woodland surroundings. The lodge has eco-friendly rooms that are comfortable and boast all the amenities you would need for a relaxed and enjoyable stay. The location means it is a great place to stay for people who are visiting the area for the first time. It is within walking distance of the spectacular Yosemite Falls
9. Blackberry Inn at Yosemite
Nestled in a peaceful valley to the west of Yosemite National Park is the homely Blackberry Inn at Yosemite. This 10-room bed and breakfast is ideal for people who want somewhere smaller with a homelier feel to stay during a trip to this area. This yellow hotel evokes mountain elegance with is pretty porches, huge windows, and surrounding greenery. Guests are treated to a complimentary breakfast, which changes daily, and warm cookies in the afternoons. The guest rooms are individually designed, by may feature things like soaking tubs, fireplaces, and vases of wildflowers. It is the perfect romantic escape away from the busy tourist spots.
8. Tamarack Lodge and Resort
A true rustic retreat, this resort is set in the midst of clusters of pine trees, the mountains, and the Twin Lakes. Despite the natural setting and glorious scenery, guests can relax in a comfortable setting with options ranging from large guest rooms to three-bedroom cabins. A complimentary continental breakfast is provided daily, and guests have access to amenities including boating and mountain bike rentals, a cross-country ski center, a DVD library, and the nearby Mammoth Mountain Inn’s pool and fitness center.
7. Chateau du Sureau
Those who want a luxurious experience should choose Chateau du Sureau says Trip Savvy. This five-star hotel looks like something out of a fairytale due to it looking like a European castle. Set in nine acres of sprawling grounds, this grand hotel boasts guest rooms that are individually designed with luxurious features. Many guests relax in the piano room where they can enjoy a drink and play a game of chess. A highlight of staying in this hotel is spending time in the Spa du Sureau where you can have relaxing therapies and treatments.
6. Yosemite View Lodge
One of the best options for families visiting Yosemite National Park is the Yosemite View Lodge. Located just 30 minutes for Yosemite Valley on the edge of Merced River, the comfortable rooms boast stunning views from their private balconies. There are both indoor and outdoor pools at this hotel, along with hot tubs, a cocktail lounge, spa facilities, and a convenience store. The River Restaurant & Lounge is open from breakfast through to dinner.
5. Double Eagle Resort & Spa
Double Eagle Resort & Spa has some fantastic amenities for guests, says US News. During your stay, you will have access to a full-service spa, an indoor pool, an excellent restaurant, a health club, a bar, a spa tub, and free Wi-Fi. This is a smoke-free resort that has free self-parking provided.
4. Rush Creek Lodge
Just outside Yosemite National Park, this hotel offers comfortable lodge rooms and suites. This is a fantastic option for families due to the range of activities you can enjoy both in the hotel and the surrounding area. At the hotel, guests can enjoy the saltwater swimming pool, the hot tubs, the tavern, and the restaurant. The hotel organizes daily activities and tours for guests to enjoy during their stay.
3. Hotel Charlotte
For those who want to stay in a historic hotel, The Telegraph recommends Hotel Charlotte. Set against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and just outside Yosemite National Park, this cozy hotel has a pretty blue and white exterior. Inside the hotel, you will stay in comfortable but unfussy rooms. It is worth staying in this hotel just to try the delicious food served in the hotel’s restaurant. There is also a bar where guests can relax. This hotel is ideally suited to couples who want a romantic break.
2. The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
As its name suggests, this mountain lodge is very rather majestic looking set in the mountains within the boundaries of the national park. From different points around this hotel, you can enjoy impressive views of some of the beautiful natural landmarks. From the dining, you can enjoy views of Yosemite Falls, while you will see the Glacier Point vistas from the solarium. Although the guest rooms have a very simple design, they do have a wide range of amenities to enhance comfort and enjoyment. The common areas of the hotel are exquisitely designed.
1. Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
According to US News, the best hotel in Yosemite is Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite. Set in the wilderness of Yosemite National Park but with all the luxurious amenities that you would not get while camping, this hotel has chalet-style accommodation with guest rooms featuring wood furnishings, rustic bedding, and modern facilities. Guests can enjoy relaxing treatments at the acclaimed Ascent Spa or take a dip in one of the four pools. There are five on-site restaurants from which you can choose, each with something different to offer.