Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

Location: California | USA

Price guide: $$$$$ $200-$350 per person per night

Just outside the south gate of Yosemite, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is a great base for exploring the incredible sights of California's most famous national park. Yosemite truly is a year-round destination; summer hiking around this area offers outstanding views, and the winter brings plenty of skiing and ice-skating opportunities, so it's hard to pick a bad time of year to travel. Tenaya's comfortable mountain-view rooms and inviting spa are brilliant retreats to escape to after a day in the stunning wilderness.
Perfect forAdventurous couples and families who want to witness nature at its most spectacular and get stuck into a plethora of activities around Yosemite National Park.
In the knowTo get the most out of your stay, upgrade to one of the very best cottages for luxurious comfort and a sense of isolation in this stunning national park - perfect for couples seeking solitude.

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  • Landscapes & Scenery
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Walking & Trekking
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite has a stunning setting right on the doorstep of Yosemite National Park. 

Rooms at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

The rooms, suites, cottages and explorer cabins are cosy and comfortable, with plenty of mountain charm, gorgeous views and deluxe bathrooms, with special features including fireplaces, Jacuzzis and balconies or patios - perfect for those who plan on doing as much luxuriating as hiking. The two-bedroom explorer cabins are nestled in the forest, set around communal fire pits and a creek, and there are cottages amongst the evergreens, offering seclusion in the wilderness, but with access to all the facilities of the lodge.

Food & Drink

The irresistible dining options include Embers, the hotel’s fine-dining restaurant, the Timberloft Pizzeria which cooks pizza in a brick oven, Sierra, which has an imposing limestone fireplace, an outdoor patio area and fire pit; and Jackalope’s Bar & Grill, which serves up hearty burgers and sandwiches. 


To restore life to your weary legs after a day hiking around the spectacular Yosemite National Park, you can head straight to the spa or choose one of the three indoor and outdoor pools for a refreshing dip. 

Activities at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

A brilliant destination at any time of the year, you can go hiking, biking or swimming in Yosemite during the summer and skiing or ice-skating in the winter. There are plenty of activities for kids too, such as snowmobiling in the winter and horse riding in the summer.

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Hotel location

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Fresno Yosemite International Airport.

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