The Majestic Yosemite Hotel (formerly The Ahwahnee)

The Majestic Yosemite Hotel sits in splendid isolation in the middle of the Yosemite Valley and for setting alone would rank as the best hotel in the National Park.

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There are 123 rooms, suites and cottages in total, with the rooms located in the main building, and the cottages with small stone terraces located among the dogwood and pine trees in the grounds.

The Dining Room with its vaulted ceiling is breathtaking and has fab views of the surrounding mountains, and there is also an outside garden area where they have bar service.

Why we love it

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If you aren't staying, it's still well worth visiting for a beer on the terrace while appreciating the views.

Will, Original Traveller


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Other places to stay in Yosemite National Park

Tenaya at Dawn

Tenaya Lodge

A great alternative to the Ahwahnee Hotel, Tenaya Lodge is just outside Yosemite National Park’s south gate surrounded by almost 50 acres of beautiful forest. This lovely stone and timber lodge has the feel of an alpine lodge with a Native American twist.

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Will, Kate B and Alexandra are our Yosemite National Park experts and as seasoned travellers they have the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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