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Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed at Blue Butterfly for 3 nights in August 2016. What a wonderful place with the decks overlooking the Merced River. Ron and Liz are the most amazing people and we spent every evening sitting on the deck listening to their tales. The humming birds kept us entertained until sundown . If you are coming to Yosemite you have...

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Durham England
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Blue butterfly Yosemite Absolutely fabulous breakfast just outside the entrance to the park. The room we've had was top of the building has a surrounding balcony, and a small kitchenette. The finishings in the room were perfect. We were greeted with tea and biscuits on arrival and spent time on the lower balcony watching the hummingbirds and ravens. Very entertaining....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We spent three nights recently with Liz and Ron at their superb B + B - having read some of the few negative comments posted by some prior to writing this, I think some people are hard to please. The hosts could not have been more friendly and we found the room and breakfasts to be excellent. We were happy...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The owners of the B and B make you feel like you are staying with family or friends. Ron and Liz are a great couple. The B and B is very close to the Arch Rock entrance to Yosemite. It is on the Merced river and has a wonderful deck right on the river. We ate breakfast in the main...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

And it is! There is nothing to match Ron and Lizs hospitality in the park. From superbly appointed rooms with balcony decks overlooking the Creek to a home cooked breakfast, tea and cookies in the afternoon and free tour guide thrown in. Bring a bottle of wine or two, Ron and Liz don't mind, and spend a late afternoon on...

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This B&B really is a hidden gem in Yosemite! We booked a two nights stay and we wished we'd of had more time in our trip to stay longer. Landing in Las Vegas we drove to the blue butterfly through Death Valley, luckily Tioga pass was open and it only took 10 hours. Which seems a long journey but the...

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1Thank Andrew D
gold coast
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We recently did a one month visit to the USA including a 17 day roadtrip so we stayed at many hotels, B&B, cabins and motels during this time. Yosemite Blue Butterfly was by far the best place we stayed. When we booked we booked the only room available which as it turned out was the entire top floor of the...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We have just spent 4 nights with Ron and Liz and I wish it could have been 4 months! They welcomed us so warmly into the beautiful Blue Butterfly that we felt at home immediately. The house is immaculate and perfectly located for a visit to Yosemite. If you are a fan of art nouveau you will be delighted by...

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Gary, Indiana
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Liz and Ron have created a true home away from home experience at the Blue Butterfly Inn. They are consummate hosts who were welcoming, knowledgeable and a real joy to talk to. Breakfast each morning is a great time to meet the other guests and enjoy a delicious meal before heading into the park or surrounding areas. Room was beautifully...

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Liz and Ron were extremely helpful and very interesting to talk to. The breakfasts were splendid with always something cooked in addition to an amazing selection of fruits and bread. We were in the sunflower room at the top, lovely views and a huge amount of space to relax. Thank you.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn is a new, family owned and operated Bed and Breakfast - the closest to Yosemite Valley. The inn is on the banks of the Merced River, in sight of the cliffs at the entry to Yosemite National Park, on the Highway 140 entrance. All rooms have en-suite facilities with hair dryers, and Wireless Internet access on guests' computers. A full,cooked breakfast is included. Owners have lived in the yosemite area for 40 years and are happy to help guests plan their days in the park and their itinerary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn

Address: 11132 Highway 140, El Portal, CA 95318
Region: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range: $262 - $453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Yosemite Blue Butterfly Hotel El Portal
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“The Californian Poppy rooms which we had was excellent. Next to the kitchen but did not bother us or disturb us.”
 of 5 bubbles AllanIsmay, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“The Sunflower room is extremely spacious with stunning views and scenery. You own little haven!”
 of 5 bubbles lej242016, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was an en suite double and comfortable. On the ground floor.. We were given ice but some rooms have fridges”
 of 5 bubbles car0T, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“30 min. away from Yosemite, located near the part entrance right on the river.”
 of 5 bubbles 296aleksl, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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