Cedar Lodge

2.0 star property
Delightful beach hotel with a spa tub

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Cedar Lodge

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Front of property
Breakfast and dinner served
Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds (with sofa sleeper) | Blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, bed sheets
Bathroom sink

Overview of Cedar Lodge

8.0 out of 10 Very Good
8.0/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
9966 Highway 140, El Portal, CA, 95318

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSierra National Forest1 min walk
  • Popular LocationMerced River5 min walk
  • Popular LocationEl Portal Market6 min drive
  • AirportMariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite)38 min drive

Room options

Room, 2 Queen Beds (Spa Tub and kitchenette)

  • 452 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

  • 398 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Room, 1 King Bed ( Spa Tub )

  • 452 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom (with kitchenette)

  • 452 sq ft
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 Twin Murphy Bed

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

  • 398 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms

  • 452 sq ft
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Queen Beds

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds (with sofa sleeper)

  • 450 sq ft
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds

About this area

El Portal

Located in El Portal, Cedar Lodge is in a rural area and on a river. El Portal Market is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Sierra National Forest and Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance. Yosemite Valley is another place to visit that comes recommended. Take in the nearby slopes with cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, and snowboarding, or check out other outdoor activities such as snowshoeing.

What's nearby

  • Sierra National Forest - 1 min walk
  • Merced River - 5 min walk
  • El Portal Market - 6 min drive
  • Yosemite National Park - 8 min drive
  • Yosemite Valley - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Fresno Yosemite Intl. Airport (FAT) - 127 min drive


  • The River Restaurant & Lounge - 8 min drive
  • Parkside Pizza - 8 min drive
  • Canyon Bar & Grill - 1 min walk
  • Cedar House Restaurant - 1 min walk
  • Little Bear Pizza - 18 min walk

About this property

Cedar Lodge

Hotel near Sierra National Forest
Located close to El Portal Market, Cedar Lodge provides a grocery/convenience store, a bar, and conference space. Active travelers can enjoy fishing at this hotel. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Cedar House Restaurant, the onsite restaurant.
Additional perks include:
  • A seasonal outdoor pool and an indoor pool, with a lazy river, sun loungers, and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), an area shuttle, and ATM/banking services
  • Tour/ticket assistance, a banquet hall, and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the first-rate property condition
Room features
All 210 rooms offer comforts such as air conditioning.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Heating and ceiling fans
  • Refrigerators and irons/ironing boards
  • 32-inch TVs with cable channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, housekeeping, and phones


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee
  • A bar/lounge
  • A restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli

Restaurants on site

  • Canyon Bar & Grill
  • Cedar House Restaurant

Things to do

  • Fishing
  • Indoor pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Indoor pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Safe at front desk
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Change of towels on request
  • Housekeeping on request
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour and ticket assistance

Business services

  • 900 square feet of conference space


  • Barbecue grill
  • In the mountains
  • On a river
  • Picnic area
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Braille/raised signage
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • No elevator
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Banquet hall
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Blackout drapes


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Towels


  • TV with cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Heating
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Phone

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