Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite Review

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1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp CA 93623
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Editor’s Review of Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

You don't have to rough it in the outdoors at Yosemite National Park- not when you stay at Tenaya Lodge, at least. The four-diamond property touts luxurious, recently renovated guestrooms and suites, plus cottages, the latter of which will receive an update in 2016. Cottages are particularly ideal for families, with a sense of privacy, yet a sense of closeness to all of the resort's activities- and activities and programs there are.

Tenaya Lodge offers several swimming pools (including one just for kids), archery, rock climbing, horseback riding, kids' camps, guided hikes and train rides and gold panning at Sugar Pine Mountain Railroad, located down the street. In the winter months (you didn't think that was all, did you?),
... more there's ice-skating, sledding and kids' snowmobile tours, plus skiing, snowshoeing and tubing at nearby Badger Pass. The list continues -- there are six onsite restaurants, including highly acclaimed Embers, along with a world-class spa (and babysitting services should you need them while you enjoy a heavenly massage).

The only problem will arise when it's time to yank the kids from the pool. They could easily spend their entire vacation at the resort, but it's impossible to ignore the main attraction: Yosemite National Park. The south entrance is just 2 miles away, and you can even arrange a guided tour there via the resort. What's not to love?
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Our Editor Loves
  • Indoor and outdoor pools
  • Adventure Club for kids
  • Many activities -- from rock climbing to ice skating
Family Interests
  • Bicycling
  • Hiking
  • Museum/Cultural
  • Skiing
Family Amenities
  • Babysitting
  • Children's Program
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Cribs
  • Family Room 5+
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Game Room
  • Kids' Pool
  • Kids'/Theme Meals
  • Kitchenettes
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Pool
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Jjackman
Not worth the money
Reviewed on 08/09/2016
Do not waste your money. We paid about $700 for one night in a room with 2 queens and a pullout when you include tax and the "resort fee". This was no better than a mediocre comfort inn. The area we stayed in was not secured from ...
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Many guestrooms and suites at Tenaya Lodge were updated in 2015, with other accommodations set for renovations in the near future. Amenities include mini-fridges, coffeemakers, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, safes, clock radios, work desks (which easily double as eating spaces) and individual climate control.

Free Wi-Fi, complimentary newspapers and rollaway beds and cribs are included in a nightly resort fee of $15.

Deluxe Rooms
Deluxe Rooms span 330 square feet and include one king or two queen beds outfitted in comfy duvet covers.

Premium Rooms
Premium Rooms are slightly larger at 350 square feet, and include a choice of two queen beds or one king bed. Bathrooms are spacious and luxurious, with granite countertops and shower-tub combinations in a separate area -- privatized by wooden, sliding doors.

Extended Double Deluxe Room
These rooms are ideal for families, with 450 square feet of space and beds for up to six guests - two queen beds and one sofa bed. They also feature balconies.

Junior Room
The Junior Room provides more living space, with a separate bedroom and living area. It's suitable for couples with a king bed, but also for families - the living area has a sofa bed. The Junior Room is 425 square feet.

Spa Room
Spa Rooms are best for couples, since their main features are giant whirlpool tubs and balconies. However, they can accommodate up to four guests in one king bed and one sofa bed. They are 550 square feet.

Deluxe Suite
Up to four people can comfortably fit in Deluxe Suites, with one king bed and one sofa bed available. This room is 650 square feet in size and includes a wet bar.

Luxury Suite
The Luxury Suite spans 850 square feet, though it only accommodates up to four guests in one king bed and one sofa bed. Still, it's a nice option for large groups who might want to gather in one space to enjoy a meal -- there's an eight-person table -- or play board games. The room also features two balconies.

Additionally, the hotel offers gorgeous Adults-Only Luxury Suites -- consider one of them for a no-kids-allowed getaway.

Cottage Rooms
If you want a private space in the great outdoors, opt to stay in a Cottage Room, which offers two queen beds or a king bed and 330 square feet of space. These rooms also feature balconies or patios.

Cottage Suites
These are ideal for families, with a separate bedroom that houses a queen bed and a sofa bed or a king bed in the living room. The Cottage Suites are 490 square feet. Note: Guests have to walk up a staircase to get to these rooms.

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