Cedar Lodge
9966 Highway 140, El Portal, 95318, CA, United States
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Boasting a prime position just 8 miles from Yosemite National Park’s Arch Rock entrance — amid a natural setting in El Portal — Cedar Lodge is in proximity to a wealth of notable attractions such as Yosemite Valley and Falls, Half Dome, El Capitan, California State Mining and Mineral Museum, as well as Mariposa County Visitor Center.

The Cedar Lodge showcases a host of modern items that encourage guests to feel right at home like air conditioning with climate control, refrigerator, premium satellite channels, free local calls, voice mail, clock radio, in addition to coffee/tea maker. What’s more, perks including complimentary toiletries, shower/tub combination, blackout curtains, windows that open, together with daily housekeeping facilitate convenience and satisfaction. Upon request, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, and cribs/infant beds can be obtained.

Hotel Facilities
The Cedar Lodge houses a number of outstanding on-site eating venues; namely, a vintage-style diner for classic American fare, delicious cuisine served throughout the day at Cedar House Restaurant, and The Emerald Room, which displays exposed wood beams and pictures of the area’s majestic landscape. This inclusive establishment also celebrates direct access to Merced River, relaxing indoor and outdoor pools, spa tub, lovely picnic grounds with barbecue grills, not to mention well-stocked gift shop and grocery store. Vacationers also revel tour/ticket assistance, video library, event catering, ski storage, dry cleaning/laundry service, cocktail bar/lounge, billiards, plus first-rate banquet hall while those traveling professionally value a multitude of business-related provisions. The friendly, 24-hour front desk is readily available to assist with virtually any need.

For those travelling by vehicle, Cedar Lodge affords free parking on the premises. Furthermore, this ideally located hotel is on the river where a plethora of water-themed activities are found.

Hotel Services and Facilities

Free WiFi Free parking Free breakfast

Hotel facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • 24 hour front desk
  • BBQ Grills
  • Attraction Shuttle Service
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Non-Smoking Facility
  • Parking - Self
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • ATM Machine
For your protection, this hotel is following certain sanitization standards and procedures.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Acrylic shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced health & safety measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Guest reviews

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stayed in July, 2019
Guest Score 10.0 out of 10
Our room was huge, tidy and well appointed with fridge and coffeemaker. Hotel located in beautiful area and close to Yosemite Valley. Great value for the money.
stayed in June, 2019
Guest Score 9.0 out of 10
Excellent location to visit Yosemite. Clean room and bathroom and super comfortable bed. Loved pool and hot tub. Breakfast was good. Superb service.
extra pay for Wi-Fi


What are the check-in and check-out times at Cedar Lodge?
The guests can check in from 16:00. Check-out time is 11:00.
What is the nearest airport to Cedar Lodge?
Merced, CA, United States (MCE-Merced Municipal) is located 44.79mi from the property.
What are the parking options at Cedar Lodge?
Self Parking is provided on-site.
Does this property have a pool?
Weather permitting, the outdoor pool is perfect to enjoy a moment of relaxation.
Is smoking allowed on the premises?
The establishment is entirely non-smoking.
Is there a lounge or bar at Cedar Lodgel?
Guests may find a large selection of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at the in-house bar/lounge.
Are there gift shops on the premises?
The on-site gift shop is the best place to find souvenirs to bring back home to loved ones.
Is the front desk open 24 hours?
Our helpful 24-hour front desk is ready to assist you with any inquiry.
Are there attraction shuttles provided by the hotel?
Discover the area using the services of an attraction shuttle.
Are there barbeque grills on the premises?
Enjoy barbecuing with family and friends by using the on-property grills.
Are there ATM machines nearby?
An ATM machine is conveniently located on the premises.

How to book

Making your reservation in Cedar Lodge is easy and secure. Simply select your dates of stay and click on the “Check Rates” button to submit the form.

After room types and rates are returned to your screen, you will be able to choose the rate you desire by reading the room information in the center of the screen, then clicking on the "Book Now" button on the right side of the screen. After you have selected your desired room type, you will be taken to a "Complete your booking" form. Then you will need to review the "Details of your stay" and fill in the blanks on the "Guest Details" section. Be sure your name and email address are spelled correctly.

After you fill out all of the needed information, press the "Complete reservation" button. To ensure your security, we use a secure commerce server, which encrypts the credit card number and encodes it into a non-usable form.

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Guest reviews
...Excellent location to visit Yosemite. Clean room and bathroom and super comfortable bed. Loved pool and hot tub....
Overall score: 9.5
(out of 10) Based on 2 votes
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Area information

    • Merced, CA, United States (MCE-Merced Municipal) - 44.79 mi
    • Mammoth Lakes, CA, United States (MMH-Mammoth Yosemite) - 55.29 mi
    • Modesto, CA, United States (MOD-Modesto City - County) - 60.48 mi
    • Fresno, CA, United States (FAT-Fresno Yosemite Intl.) - 61.97 mi
    • Hetch Hetchy Railroad Museum - 3.76 mi
    • California State Mining and Mineral Museum - 14.51 mi