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Reviewed 8 October 2015

[+] Quiet and totally sufficient for a good nights sleep while visiting Yosemite park area. [-] Still quite far from the Yosemite Valley (but close to some less known walks, for example the Nelder giant sequoia grove). Only basic facilities and services offered.

Thank thrrr
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We stayed here three nights while we visited Yosemite. It's very close to the park entrance, but NOT close to the main sights in Yosemite (nothing in Fish camp is). Expect a full hour drive to get to the main area of Yosemite. The motel itself is just okay. The shower needs complete updating and the maid didn't do a...

Thank Runningyahu
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We actually never got to stay there as we had a surprise email while we where on our way to the hotel saying that they've had plumbing issues and were not able to offer us an room and had moved us to another hotel that was an hour from Yosemite. That email was send around 3 pm on the day...

1Thank Coquelicot1
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Was great for one night but not sure I would stay any longer. Rooms need a little TLC, but OK for one night. The ladies who clean the rooms were lovely. Imagine American wilderness and this is what you have - lovely location

Thank Brummie47
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Our room was small and there was no air conditioning. The bathroom could use a little TLC and has a tiny shower stall. Now to the good aspects of this motel: the beds were comfortable, the room and bathroom were very clean. The windows are screened to keep bugs from coming in, and opening the windows at night cools down...

Thank Frank S
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I can't believe how much they charge for such low quality rooms. We had booked two adjoining cabins and they were easily the lowest quality accommodation that we had on our month long trip to the USA. I'm guessing they survive because of the shortage of rooms near to Yosemite in August. If you can stay somewhere else then do...

2Thank Kevin186286
Bray, Ireland
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We were traveling from San Luis to Napa and stayed here for one night to see Yosemite. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was closed when we arrived but did not get a reason why although they did recommend a few places near by. The room was very basic. Bed was comfy but did not smell very...

1Thank Bobdizzel
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Fish Camp. I don't know when the glowing reports of the delicious free breakfasts available here were written, but ignore them. On the 14th August 2015 we arrived there. We were told that there would be no reduction in tariff despite there being no free breakfast which had been included in our booking made a few months earlier, and the...

4Thank Khandwa
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I do not recommend this place, at least if you are going to pay the price we paid, which was what we were told was a generous, discounted rate of $200 per night (instead of the supposed regular rate of $338 per night) for two adjoining rooms (the rooms were very small). The place was not very clean, and even...

1Thank roadtripguyaz
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Located just outside the National park this motel offers a great affordable alternative to the much more expensive Park hotels. Very basic rooms but they still offer TV and coffee maker. Cheap food is offered in the on site restaurant. Wifi is included.

Thank Fritzov

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Welcome to the White Chief Mountain Lodge. We are now under new Ownership and Management. We are 1.5 Miles away from the front entrance to Yosemite National Park. We believe in keeping it basic so you can reconnect with each other and relax! We are a perfect stop for travelers who are on a budget. You can find us on your way to Yosemite on the right. We also offer free Wi-Fi, DirecTV, fridge, microwave, and coffee in every room. We look forward to seeing you soon! -White Chief Mountain Lodge Staff ... more   less 

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Address: 7776 White Chief Mountain Road, Fish Camp, CA 93623
Region: United States > California > Fish Camp
Price Range: $103 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — White Chief Mountain Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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