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Wilderness setting, private river beach near Yosemite
8 miles from the Arch Rock entrance to Yosemite National Park, this lodge offers a "base" for adventures in the surrounding area.
Set on the banks of the Merced River, the cedar-wood lodge offers a private beach, plus indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
Cedar Lodge guestrooms feature views of mountains and trees; amenities include cable TV with premium channels, and air conditioned rooms with climate control.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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Set on the western footsteps of Yosemite National Park, the Cedar Lodge offers a wilderness setting with a private beach with direct access from the lodge along the Merced River.
Guests can enjoy four fresh air gazebos, barbecue and picnic areas, a heated indoor pool, and spa tub, as well as a seasonal outdoor swimming pool.
The lodge, which is air-conditioned in public areas, also provides the following business amenities: an Internet point, two meeting facilities with 900 square feet meeting space, audio-visual equipment, and event catering.
Accessibility features such as handicapped parking and in-room accessibility are available.
Cedar Lodge offers a 24-hour front desk and concierge services for its guests.
- Spa tub
- Indoor pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- 24-hour front desk
- Picnic area
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Ski storage
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Conference space
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Laundry facilities
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Meeting rooms
- Total number of rooms - 211
- Number of floors - 2
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Free self parking
- Pool sun loungers
- Year Built 1978
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Conference space size (feet) - 900
- Conference space size (meters) - 84
- Number of meeting rooms - 2
- Number of buildings/towers - 5
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access (9 USD per 24 hours surcharge)
Park your car
Free self parking
In your room
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary toiletries
- Climate control
- Access via exterior corridors
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Hair dryer (on request)
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Satellite TV service
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
Eat and drink
The Emerald Room - Exposed wood beams; photography of Yosemite's natural wonders. Trout, steak, and pasta served. Hours vary seasonally.
The 50s Diner - Classic American burgers and salads. Hours vary seasonally.
Cocktail Lounge - Located inside The 50s Diner. Open daily from late afternoon until late evening.
Cedar House Restaurant - Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and has a bar.
Guests can enjoy swimming in either the indoor pool or seasonal outdoor pool, or splashing in the river along the hotel's private pebble beach, with direct access from the hotel. A spa tub is also on site. Four gazebos as well as barbecue pits and picnic areas offer areas for relaxation and family get-togethers.
A variety of outdoor activities are offered in the area around the hotel, including hiking, camping, and river rafting. Ahwahnee Golf Course, 60 miles away, is open to the public.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Downhill skiing nearby
- Cross-country skiing nearby
- Snowboarding nearby
- Snowshoeing nearby
- Rafting nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Fishing on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- Braille or raised signage
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
The fine print for Cedar Lodge
When you arrive
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
This hotel will place an authorization for the amount of the first night stay for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
When you leave
Check-out time is 11 AM
How you can pay
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 9 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 5 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
We should mention
Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.