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Historic Hotels in Yosemite National Park

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Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Yosemite National Park?

You're likely already making plans to see the places with historical relevance during your trip to Yosemite National Park. Why not appreciate the riverfront during your visit?

What's the best place to stay in Yosemite National Park to absorb the local history?

Based on our travel expertise, Wawona Hotel is a top hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it features free parking and a seasonal outdoor pool.

How many historical hotels are located in Yosemite National Park?

Yosemite National Park is home to 474 lodging options bookable on Expedia but not many designated as historic hotels.

What are the top historical places and other sights in Yosemite National Park?

Landmarks like Pioneer Yosemite History Center and LeConte Memorial Lodge in Yosemite National Park might be worth a visit. Cultural venues include Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite Lodge Amphitheater, and Yosemite Museum. Other popular sights include Yosemite National Park and Yosemite Valley.

What is a historic hotel like in Yosemite National Park?

By choosing a historic hotel, you can spend a night or two in a building that has an officially recognized historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it's of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved within the guestrooms or public spaces of historic hotels in Yosemite National Park, giving a historical feel.

What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?

"Heritage hotel" is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel is generally what's most significant. For a heritage hotel, often it's the cultural value along with how it shaped the community.

Do historic hotels in Yosemite National Park have modern facilities?

Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. WiFi, heating and air conditioning, updated bathroom facilities, and the usual amenities found at a contemporary hotel will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you choose a historic hotel in Yosemite National Park, you won't be staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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