Yosemite National Park Hotels



Wawona Hotel

At a Glance


  • lovely building
  • peaceful atmosphere


  • few modern amenities, such as phones and TVs
  • an hour's drive from Yosemite Valley

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Wawona Hotel Review

This 1879 National Historic Landmark at Yosemite's southern end is an old-fashioned New England–style estate, with whitewashed buildings, wraparound verandas, and pleasant, no-frills rooms decorated with period pieces. About half the rooms share bathrooms; those that do come equipped with robes. The romantic, candlelit dining room lies across the lobby from the cozy Victorian parlor, which has a fireplace, board games, and a piano, where a pianist plays most evenings. Reservations are made through Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts.

    Hotel Details

  • 104 rooms, 50 with bath.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Dec.–Mar., except Dec. 20–Jan. 2.
Updated: 10-22-2013

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    Wawona Hotel : Comfortable and Quiet

    A nice place for a day or 2 to get away from the congested valley. Enjoy the pool, read a book, take a short walk around the grounds, ride a horse,or play a round of golf. We enjoyed sitting on porch, having a drink, and people watch and read. Stay here for the atmosphere and to relax, not if you need lots of activities. Adult oriented.

    by Donnalee7, 9/10/12

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