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Juvigny-sous-Andaine, Basse-Normandie, France
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Chalet 4 is to be avoided at all costs; if you book ask what chalet or lodge you are in, if they say 4, forget it. It is difficult to find and is either down two flights of steps from a ski slope angled driveway, or up twenty or so steps from the main road. They direct you by way... More 

Thank Ron G
Beverly Hills, Michigan
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Loved this one stop shop on beautiful Bass Lake. We walked into a well stocked general store to rent a patio boat (pontoon boat to Michiganders) and kayak. The employees moved through the paperwork efficiently, explaining the contract, traffic patterns on the lake and lake rules. Boat and kayak were clean and in good condition. After a couple hours of... More 

1 Thank Marguerite D
Pacifica, CA
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stayed here for two nights while other family members camped in the Forks Campground. The cabin was perfect for one family (2 adults, 2 kids). We were in Cabin 12, which had a lovely view of the lake and was very quiet. Many of our family members staying in the campground came to visit us there and wished they... More 

Thank PrincessFilbert
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Great chili burger. 75th year owned by same family. Food and service were excellent. Love eating out on the patio over looking the lake. Girlfriend had cheese burger and totally enjoyed tremendously. Split on fries which were also terrific.

Thank David C
Antioch, California
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56 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2014

My sister in law booked this place for us to meet for a 4 day stay. She told me it was a cabin, and yes it looked sort of like a cabin, but ii was more like a home. Very nice lay out, clean, and has pretty much everything you could want. But hey, we usually are in a tent,... More 

Thank epbkm
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

The Forks resort was recommended by a trusted friend and I was so happy I took her advice. Not only did it save me $500+ by not staying in Yosemite for the week, but we were perched on a lake during 4th of July overlooking spectacular fireworks with the entire community. It was the quintessential American experience. We spent three... More 

1 Thank Cathy0113
New Freedom, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2014

We stayed for four nights at the Forks Resort -- you could tell that the cabins were recently remodeled with brand new bathrooms, new flooring in kitchen and bedroom. The cabin was clean, updated and had everything you needed to prepare your own meals. I do agree that the road in front of the cabins was a little noisy, especially... More 

Thank Donna F
Fair Oaks, California
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Awesome resort, great staff (Heidi is amazing!), awesome fishing. My son and I caught about 10 large bass in less than 45 minutes!! The cabins are really cozy especially the one bedroom model. Perfect for my little family. The burgers are amazing!! Our cabin had an amazing view of the lake as well. We will be back next year for... More 

Thank kody s
Mankato, Minnesota
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31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We stayed at the Forks Resort for our trip to Yosemite. We wanted something out of the park and quiet. The Forks is on a nice lake, but it is very busy. Check in was easy, but no one seemed happy we were there... Our cabin was #9, which was right above the restaurant and shop... and the garbage cans.... More 

Thank luckymuf06
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Cabins on a lake: Clean and comfortable. Polite staff. Good restaurant food. $200 a night (suite) in September. 1.5 hrs from either Yose valley or King's Canyon/Sequoia. No Housekeeping. You bring in your towels for clean/dry ones. You take out your own garbage, and you act like a civilized human being in exchange for a fine place to rest. Refrigerator... More 

2 Thank TheWryter

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Forks Resort, located on Bass Lake, in the Sierra National Forest, is only fourteen miles from the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park and eight miles from the southern end of the Golden Chain Highway through California's Gold Country. The Forks Resort has built a reputation as a traditional family vacation spot. Family owned and operated for three generations, The Forks has provided quality and consistency year after year to their customers. The Forks Restaurant, home of the famous "Forks Burger", offers the finest in family dining. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner featuring homemade soups, chili and dressings, served in the original "50's Diner" setting. The modern cabins, accommodating two to eight persons, are located near the lake, most with lake views. One, two and three bedroom units with kitchens and baths are available. The kitchens are fully equipped with dishes and cooking utensils for your convenience. Fishing, boating, water skiing, and swimming in Bass Lake are just outside your cabin door. There are numerous hiking trails and two golf courses nearby. The general store is well-stocked with familiar brands of groceries, drug sundries, souvenirs, sporting goods, fishing tackle, propane, gasoline, ice, boat and mooring rentals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Forks Resort

Address: 39150 Road 222, Bass Lake, CA 93604-9752
Region: United States > California > Bass Lake
Price Range: $162 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
The Forks Hotel Bass Lake
The Forks Resort Bass Lake, California
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“Pick a hotel or lodge on the north shore!”
 of 5 bubbles 225RonG, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were in cabin #10, which easily fit our group of 6. This cabin also has a view of the lake, and it's own charcoal grill and two porches (one on both levels).”
 of 5 bubbles epbkm, 25 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I think all have a deck and look at the lake, but may want to check.”
 of 5 bubbles Cathy0113, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
“all rooms are very nice! If you have a big family make sure to get the bigger cabin!”
 of 5 bubbles kodys283, 16 May 2014 | Read review
“I could not recommend this resort...”
 of 5 bubbles luckymuf06, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
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