Get an overview of this hotelFronting the wild Merced River 2 miles from Yosemite National Park

Near Yosemite

This vacation lodge fronts the wild Merced River and is just 2 miles from the entrance to Yosemite National Park.

Outdoor pool, spa tub

Outdoor pools, spa tubs, and a patio afford views of the rushing waters of the Merced River to guests at Yosemite View Lodge.


Yosemite View Lodge guestrooms feature river-view balconies, well-equipped kitchenettes, cable/satellite TVs, and dual showerheads.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Yosemite View Lodge has three pools—one indoor and two outdoor—and five spa tubs, including four outside on the patio. One of the outside pools and several of the spa tubs have views of the wild Merced River rushing alongside the hotel. The hotel also has a snack bar, a restaurant and a pizzeria. The hotel's tour desk can assist with arranging Yosemite National Park adventures.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 336 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Snack bar/deli  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.99 USD per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Fireplace 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The River Restaurant - Serves fine cuisine, cocktails and beverages. Breakfasts and dinners are served daily.

Parkside Pizza - Serves pizza, sandwiches, fresh salads, and refreshing beverages. Closed from November through March.

Nearby Things to Do

The wild and winding Merced River, right behind the lodge, is renowned for white-water rafting. Yosemite National Park, a mountain wonderland, offers hiking, rock-climbing, fishing, birding, wildlife viewing, bicycling, horseback riding, swimming, rafting, skiing, snowshoeing, and strolls through ancient sequoia groves.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Sledding nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD $10.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD $10.00 per night.


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 110.23

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD $10.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD $10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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