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Gena's Sierra Inn

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stopped here for lunch since it seemed to be the last place to do so before entering the park (there actually is one coming later on). Didn't expect much from the look of it but it turned out to be a great choice. The burgers were great and Gena was really nice. Even gave us a carton full of...

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Springdale, Arkansas
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Gina's Sierra Inn during our 3 week road trip. Gina is amazing! My dad, my son and I stayed in Cabin #3...this was one of the most memorable places we stayed. Gina is a wonderful host and even played pool with us. It's not a fancy place but you feel like your staying with a friend. Much...

1Thank IMshutterbugg
Loudon, Tennessee
Reviewed 25 September 2016

probably the last place to eat before entering kings canyon. very good burgers. very good service. not your high paced places. good value - good selection. don't let the looks of the place put you off - best food at times comes from places you would normally pass up. make the stop for some food - you won't be sorry.

Thank tndawoods
Friedrichshafen, Germany
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, we had a lot of fun here! Gena was very fun and kind and we were happy to choose this place! We went here during our road trip through CA and met a lot of nice people here. The rooms are small but there is all you need. The restaurant is ok and a plus point is...

Thank MacRaMarco
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

What a great little place. Yes the rooms are simple but the are clean and cared for! We enjoyed our stay and Spenser's apricot , peach wine is off the hook. Gave me a great nights sleep! Air conditioned rooms with a friendly staff. Gena must be doing something right!

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We accidentally came to Gena's but it was wonderfull. The rooms are simple but okay. You fall into real life and Gena is really nice. Best place for me during the whole visit. Try the local IPA. Thanks Gena!

Thank kaatAntwerp
Valley Grove, West Virginia
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stopped in for dinner after leaving Kings Canyon National Park along CA 180. I had one of the best ribeye steaks I've ever had and my husband had the lemon pepper salmon and he said it was delicious too. They included a sautéed squash that was also really tasty. It was a nice surprise because it's...

1Thank Tracy M
Stockton, California, USA
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Cozy little inn. Wonderfully friendly gal took care of us. Let us see the room before hand. That was so nice!! We had booked a campsite on the other entrance and it was awful. So we couldn't find a place. Gena saved us!! Such a warm and friendly down to earth gal.

1Thank NATALIER406
Oakland, California
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We stayed in a room with two twins the night before heading out for a hike in Kings Canyon. The motel was close to the park entrance. I'm conflicted about rating this place because service from Gena was good. She was responsive and accommodating - late at night AND early in the morning. Accommodations were really worn out, sheets had...

Thank Rubywoofer
San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 April 2015

My fiancé and I stopped here for lunch/ dinner one afternoon after leaving the park to eat. We got there to an empty restaurant and a drunk owner/ bartender named Gina. She was so drunk that she told us what to order multiple times but didn't take our order until close to 45 minutes later. Then we noticed that she...

6Thank Katy J

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the late 30's, "Gena's Sierra Inn" is conveniently located just 17 miles from the "Kings Canyon National Park" entrance. We have friendly rates, clean rooms, great food and are open 7 days a week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gena's Sierra Inn

Address: 37692 E Kings Canyon Rd, Squaw Valley, CA 93621-9715
Region: United States > California > Squaw Valley
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Sierra Hotel Squaw Valley
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“I would rather sleep in a car than pay to sleep here!!! In fact they should pay people to stay verse collect.”
530katyj, 31 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Do not ever go to this place as a tourist.”
Hawglvr, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Closest hotel we found to the entrances of Sequoias and Kings Canyon, so we could get a start viewing the National Parks. Little traffic noise on Hwy 180 so we slept well.”
556cindyg, 13 Sep 2014 | Read review
“All on road side but very little traffic to Canyon after dark”
tig07, 2 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Room 2 is where we stayed and I would recommend”
611MarkS, 10 Nov 2011 | Read review
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