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Yosemite Westgate Lodge
3 out of 5
7633 State Highway 120, Groveland, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £123 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
18.08 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (945 reviews)

"Nice location, very close to Yosemite Park. Rooms are big and clean and well maintained."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

Yosemite Westgate Lodge
Apple Blossom Inn
3.5 out of 5
44606 Silver Spur Trail, Ahwahnee, CA
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19.11 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (67 reviews)

"The place is in a very beautiful location. Candy is a nice host."…"

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2020

Apple Blossom Inn
Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station Motel
2.5 out of 5
4999 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £140 per night from 30 Sep to 1 Oct
16.61 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"The location was great. Staff was friendly. Lots of restaurants close by. perfect"…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2020

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River Rock Inn
2.5 out of 5
4993 7th St, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £125 per night from 24 Sep to 25 Sep
16.49 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (380 reviews)

"It was a nice stay overall. Room was clean and organized."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2020

River Rock Inn
Evergreen Lodge Yosemite
3.5 out of 5
33160 Evergreen Rd, 30 miles east of Groveland, Groveland, CA
The price is £164 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
14.47 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (987 reviews)

"Lots of things to do there. We enjoyed the beer selections and the baked trout!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

Evergreen Lodge Yosemite
Red Bud Lodge
2 out of 5
9484 Highway 140, El Portal, CA
The price is £139 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
6 mi from city centre
3.4/5Good! (411 reviews)

"Room was cozy and clean, right on the Merced river which is a huge plus if you're into fishing."…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2020

Red Bud Lodge
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
4 out of 5
1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA
The price is £204 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
16.04 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,403 reviews)

"Considering the circumstances (fire), there was not much to experience and therefore not much to talk about."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2020

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Yosemite Riverside Inn
2 out of 5
11399 Cherry Lake Road, Groveland, CA
The price is £127 per night from 25 Sep to 26 Sep
16.22 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (938 reviews)

"Nice area near Yosemite check in was easy , parking good . Room was clean and comfy only issue was wall ac unit too loud for me to sleep comfortable at night cause you need the unit on most of the time on a sunny warm day . I stayed 2 nights"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Yosemite Riverside Inn
Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages
1 out of 5
9988 Highway 140, El Portal, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £122 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
3.87 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (868 reviews)

"Great location 10 minutes from Yosemite Valley. Great tent cabins, clean showers, peaceful at night. I will be back."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages
Mariposa Fair Bungalow Tent Cabins - Caravan Park
1 out of 5
5007 Fairgrounds Road, Mariposa, CA
The price is £105 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
17.06 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (63 reviews)

"The tent cabin was very comfortable. When I was there there wasn't anyone else on the property other than the host so it was very quiet and relaxing. It was like camping only with a nice comfortable bed. The drive to Yosemite was easy and the town was cute."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2020

Mariposa Fair Bungalow Tent Cabins - Caravan Park
Narrow Gauge Inn
3 out of 5
48571 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA
The price is £131 per night from 24 Sep to 25 Sep
16.91 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (812 reviews)
Narrow Gauge Inn

"My son and I enjoyed staying at this property. We stayed in room 46 which was at the lower level and our parking spot was right outside of our room. There was extra parking on the topside near the office if needed. Each room has their own balcony over looking the foresty backyard with mini hiking ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2020

Narrow Gauge Inn
Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite
3.5 out of 5
34001 Highway 120, 23 miles east of Groveland, Groveland, CA
The price is £218 per night from 19 Oct to 20 Oct
10.98 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (988 reviews)

"Have stayed there twice now. This time during both the pandemic and poor air quality. I thought Rush Creek did an excellent job taking precautions."…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2020

Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite
White Chief Mountain Lodge
2 out of 5
7776 White Chief Mountain Rd, Fish Camp, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £104 per night from 7 Oct to 8 Oct
15.78 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (464 reviews)

"Nice place, nice staff. Too bad there was giant fire and we were told we had to leave, but the owners got us a room in another one of their hotels away from the fire at no additional cost. Not ideal but but at least we didn't have to look around last minute to find a hotel during Labor Day ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2020

White Chief Mountain Lodge
Miners Inn
2 out of 5
5181 Highway 49 N, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £102 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
16.38 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (972 reviews)

"Customer service was very good, the room was clean. The only reason why I give it a 4 is because the shower floor is old and should be replaced."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2020

Miners Inn
Quality Inn Yosemite Valley Gateway
2.5 out of 5
4994 Bullion St, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £113 per night from 18 Oct to 19 Oct
16.52 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (804 reviews)

"Very clean there was a great view of the mountain directly in front of the hotel, I missed that the night before when we checked in. We were able to park directly in front of our room so unpacking our car and getting our luggage into the room was very easy."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Quality Inn Yosemite Valley Gateway
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Visiting El Portal

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring El Portal, and visitors give high marks for the riverfront, beautiful parks and top-notch restaurants. Relaxing and welcoming, this city also attracts tourists with its local tours. Around the area, top sights include El Capitan, Yosemite Valley and Yosemite Falls.

  • There are 7 hotels and other accommodation options in El Portal
  • The closest major airport is in Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), 18.1 mi (29.2 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in El Portal

The city's rivers, hiking trails and parks provide a picturesque setting, and places to visit include Sierra National Forest. In the area, you'll also find El Capitan and Yosemite Valley.

As you plan your holiday, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in El Portal. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Yosemite View Lodge - This 2.5-star hotel features 3 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants and an indoor pool. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its family-friendly amenities and bar.
  • Cedar Lodge - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and comfortable, quiet rooms at this hotel. This 2-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and an indoor pool.
  • Red Bud Lodge - Amenities at this 2-star motel include free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its dining options and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Yosemite Falls, located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city centre, and Glacier Point, which is 11.8 mi/18.9 km away.

Dressing for El Portal

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 19°C and the night-time average to be 3°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 34°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • July to September averages 36°C during the day and 14°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 30°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • El Portal gets about 750 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 35°C, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 4°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in El Portal?
Yosemite View Lodge is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers 3 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Reviews from our site also recommend Cedar Lodge and Red Bud Lodge as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in El Portal, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the top deals on offer in El Portal.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in El Portal?
Based on reviews, Cedar Lodge is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free parking and an indoor pool. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Yosemite View Lodge and Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to El Portal?
Yosemite View Lodge is a hotel with a lazy river and 3 outdoor pools, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Cedar Lodge and Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages. Also, attractions in the area such as Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad and California State Mining and Mineral Museum are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting El Portal?
Yosemite View Lodge is a favourite hotel for couples, and features 2 restaurants and 3 outdoor pools. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Cedar Lodge.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in El Portal?
Yosemite View Lodge is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers 2 restaurants along with in-room kitchenettes for its human guests.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in El Portal?
Cedar Lodge is a top beach hotel with an indoor pool and a restaurant. Spend some quality time by the water at Cathedral Beach.
What's the best hotel for a trip to the slopes in El Portal?
Based on our travel data, Yosemite View Lodge is a top hotel for skiing, and features 3 outdoor pools and in-room kitchenettes. Cedar Lodge is another good option for your winter getaway. Those looking to ski or snowboard can spend their days at Badger Pass Ski Area.
What are some accommodation options with pools in El Portal?
Yosemite View Lodge is a top hotel with 3 outdoor swimming pools, an indoor pool and a lazy river. A couple of other options that offer an on-site pool include Cedar Lodge and Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages.

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