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Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins
Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins

9988 Highway 140, El Portal 95318

1.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (84 reviews)

Situated in El Portal, this caravan park/campground is 8.1 mi (13 km) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance and within 20 mi …

£81
Yosemite Scenic Wonders - Wawona Area
Yosemite Scenic Wonders - Wawona Area

Various Addresses, Yosemite National Park 95389

3.5 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (6 reviews)

These cabins are located throughout the area in Yosemite National Park.

£615
Red Bud Lodge
Red Bud Lodge

9484 Highway 140, El Portal 95318

3.3 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Situated in El Portal, this motel is 10.6 mi (17 km) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance and within 20 mi (32 km) of …

£115
Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center
Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center

19551 Hess Ave, Sonora 95370

3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,332 reviews)

Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center places guests within a leafy grove of ancient oaks, a 15-minute drive …

£86
Americas Best Value Inn
Americas Best Value Inn

1213 V St, Merced 95340

2.0 out of 5.0
2.9 out of 5 (679 reviews)

Situated in the suburbs, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Applegate Park Zoo, Merced County Fairgrounds, and Merced County …

£37
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Royal Carriage
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Royal Carriage

18239 Main Street, Jamestown 95327

2.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (480 reviews)

Located in the heart of Jamestown, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Gianelli Vineyards and Railtown 1897 State …

£58
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp 93623

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,948 reviews)

Located on 35 acres bordering the Sierra National Forest, the Tenaya Lodge is in Fish Camp, 2 miles from the southern …

£208
The Village Lodge
The Village Lodge

1111 Forest Trail, Mammoth Lakes 93546

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (862 reviews)

The Village Lodge places guests in the center of Mammoth Lakes, just a 15-minute ride on the free hotel shuttle from Mammoth …

£129
Hounds Tooth Inn
Hounds Tooth Inn

42071 Highway 41, Oakhurst 93644

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (395 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this bed & breakfast is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Golden Chain Theater and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from …

£118
Comfort Inn Yosemite Area
Comfort Inn Yosemite Area

40489 State Route 41, Oakhurst 93644

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,337 reviews)

Situated in Oakhurst, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Children's Museum of the Sierra and Fresno Flats Historical Park …

£126

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Stay in El Portal near Yosemite National Park

The tiny village of El Portal on Highway 140 is just under four miles from the western Arch Rock gateway to Yosemite National Park. The range of hotels in El Portal is small, but local properties offer beautiful surroundings and easy access to Yosemite.

Hotels in El Portal

The cabins and lodges of El Portal are ideal accommodation if you’re planning to visit Yosemite National Park. Choose from family-friendly self-catering accommodation with kitchenettes and simple, good-value hotel rooms with quick access to Highway 140. Some hotel rooms overlook the Merced River, and for a bit of extra luxury you can pick a lodge with a pool and spa tub. El Portal hotels tend to be popular with Yosemite visitors, so book well in advance of your trip.

What to do in El Portal

El Portal is a small village and most people who stay here use it as a base for visiting Yosemite National Park. However, El Portal does have a post office, general store, ATM, gift shop and petrol station. If you’re driving, be sure to fill up your car here as there are no petrol stations in the park. There are few independent places to eat in El Portal, so hotel bars and restaurants are your best bet.

Getting to Yosemite National Park from El Portal

If you’re based in a hotel in El Portal, you’re just a stone’s throw from Yosemite National Park. Yosemite Village is just a 9km (15.6 mile) drive along Highway 140. From here you can visit well-known sights such as Tunnel View, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan and Half Dome. If you’re not planning on hiring a car to visit Yosemite National Park, you can get to Yosemite Village on the local YARTS bus service. Once you’re at Yosemite Village, you can hike to most local sights or use the park’s free shuttle bus.

Whatever you’re planning to see and do in Yosemite, a hotel in El Portal makes a great base from which to explore this world-famous national park.

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