Yosemite National Park Lodging Guide
Yosemite National Park Lodging Information
Yosemite Concession Services operates a number of lodging facilities in Yosemite National Park under contract with the National Park Service. Rates range from $48.00 per night for a basic tent cabin with nearby bathroom, to over $318.00 per night for a room at The Ahwahnee. Yosemite Concession Services also operates the High Sierra Camps.
Reservations can be made up to one year and one day in advance by writing to:
5410 East Home
Fresno, CA 93727
Lodging in the park consists of:
- The Ahwahnee
- Curry Village
- High Sierra Camps
- Housekeeping Camp
- LeConte Memorial Lodge
- Tuolumne Meadows Lodge
- Wawona Hotel
- White Wolf Lodge
- Yosemite Lodge
The Ahwahnee, open since 1927, includes 123 guest rooms (99 in the main building and 24 cottage rooms) and 4 parlor rooms. These rooms are the top-of-the-line in-park. The rooms have comfortable furnishings including upholstered chairs, televisions, refrigerators, bathrobes, hair dryers and bath amenities. Some rooms have king-size beds. Each room is accented with original Native American designs and is ideal for those guests who desire more service. An Ahwahnee Parlor is a sitting room (without a bathroom) adjoining a hotel room. Guests may book a parlor in conjunction with the adjoining room to create a suite, however, parlor rooms may not be booked separately. Each parlor has its own unique decor. Ahwahnee Cottage Rooms are located in a wooded setting on the grounds. Guests enjoy all the services and facilities of the Ahwahnee.
Curry Village lodging facilities are open spring to fall and weekends and holidays in the winter. It is located beneath Glacier Point. There are 628 guest accommodations at Curry Village with 18 standard motel rooms, 103 cabins with private bath, 80 cabins with central bath and 427 canvas tent cabins with a central bath house.
Standard motel rooms have private bathrooms. Cabins are available with private bath or sharing a central bath house and can accommodate up to five people with a roll-away bed or crib.
Canvas covered cabins offering beds with linen and blankets and shared central bath house are available. No phones or televisions. Wheel-chair accessible cabins are available.
High Sierra Cabins
High Sierra cabins are made of canvas with a wood frame and a concrete floor, furnished with iron-framed beds complete with mattress, linen and wool blankets. Daily maid service, towels and soap provided. Restroom and shower facilities are centrally located. Most are equipped with a wood stove for heat; no electricity, phones or televisions. Canvas cabins have a combination of single and double beds; some sleep up to six people dormitory-style in single beds. Roll-away beds and cribs are not available.
High Sierra Camps
High Sierra Camps offer guests dormitory style accommodations. Merced Lake provides 19 canvas cabins which will accommodate up to 60 people, Vogelsang sleeps 42 people with a total of 12 cabins, Glen Aulin can house 32 people in 8 canvas cabins, 36 people can be housed in 8 canvas cabins at May Lake, and Sunrise Camp has a total of 9 canvas cabins which will hold up to 34 people. All camps provide beds with linens and blankets. Rest room and shower facilities are also available. Breakfast and dinner are served in a central dining tent.
Housekeeping Camp accommodations are the closest thing to roughing it without a tent. They are located along the Merced River. Each unit sleeps up to six persons. Each unit consists of three concrete walls, concrete floor and a double canvas roof. The fourth wall is a canvas curtain separating the sleeping area from a covered cooking/dining area with privacy fence. Units are semi-furnished with a picnic table, food preparation area, two, single-size fold-down bunks and a double bed. Housekeeping Camp offers 282 units, central restroom and shower facilities (soap and towels are provided), laundry and a small grocery store. No phones or television.
Tuolumne Meadows Lodge
Tuolumne Meadows Lodge has 69 High Sierra canvas cabins. Breakfast and dinner are served in a central dining tent. Tuolumne Meadows facilities include the Mountaineering School, stables, gas station, post office, hamburger stand and grocery store.
Wawona was once an Indian encampment and, later, was the site of a wayside hotel built in 1956 by Galen Clark. Known as Clark’s Station. It served as a stop for visitors in the transit between Yosemite Valley and Mariposa. In 1864, when Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Groves were set aside for protection. Clark became the first guardian of the area. In 1875, the year the original Wawona road opened, the Washburn brothers purchased the area and build the Wawona Hotel that is still in operation today. Wawona focuses on Yosemite’s human history. It is the setting of the Pioneer Yosemite History Center, a collection of relocated historic buildings and horse-drawn coaches.
White Wolf Lodge
White Wolf Lodge provides Accommodations in 24 High Sierra canvas cabins and 4 cabins with private bath. Breakfast and dinner are served in the White Wolf dining room. Advance reservations are required for dinner.
Yosemite Lodge Accommodations
Yosemite Lodge, nestled near the base of Yosemite Falls, presents a unique concept in National Park architecture with the wide use of glass, wood, open spaces and landscaping which integrates many of the indigenous varieties of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers.
Accommodations vary with 226 lodge rooms, 64 standard rooms, 100 cabins with private bath, 89 cabins with a central bathhouse and 16 hotel rooms with central bath for a total of 495 rooms. All rooms and cabins offer maid service daily. NOTE: All cabins are closed due to flood damage.
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