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12 Best Airbnbs Around Yosemite! - Updated 2020

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A vacation to Yosemite National Park is always a memorable one. From the natural monuments of granite, hiking trails, camping spots, to calm creeks and dainty flowers, the park inspires appreciation of the delicate nature of nature.

For the young ones, many lessons can be learnt along the way, for example, the importance of respecting nature and doing their best to conserve it. This combination of great values, impressive sceneries and potential adventures makes the park and surrounding areas a great vacation spot for families who want to slow down, smell the flowers, and take some great waterfall pictures.

Here are 12 great Airbnbs around Yosemite that make for an amazing family getaway.

Come gaze upon these views from your window.

Nature’s haven nestled in the trees

This Yosemite vacation rental, 15 miles (24 km) away from Yosemite is a top choice for anyone in need of a safe vacation rental for their family. This house is spacious and through the large windows, you can watch your kids even as they play outside on the porch or near the trees. You can let your young ones run around freely here with their safety in mind. For the smart TVs in the house, cable and Netflix are available. A full bathroom is attached to one of the bedrooms upstairs. For a good night’s sleep, the house is equipped with new bedding and electric blankets (for the queen sized beds). A recreational area outside includes a barbeque grill, hammocks and a 5 person hot tub.

Nature's Haven - Near Yosemite & Bass Lake
Oakhurst, California, United States
192 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great internet and television setup (tvs and fans in each room)
the beds were comfortable with ample bedding plus some extra blankets and pillows in the closets
comfortable and open floor plan nice deck and large kitchen
the house is super spacious and cozy with a large deck high ceilings comfortable beds and great views
a comfortable place with hot tub and great deck
very clean and cozy
the space was very clean and felt like a second home
the interior is a bit dated but clean and tidy
the rustic feel and general cleanliness were very welcoming
i was really pleased how clean everything was and how easy it was to use the fireplace
the hosts were very responsive
hosts were very responsive
host was very cooaperative and nice
terri and mary were great hosts very responsive to our questions
also the hosts are amazing and super helpful
the location is great
gorgeous cabin and location was just awesome
a nice place to stay near downtown oakhurst
this place was amazing perfect location and very beautiful
great spot beautiful setting close to shopping but far enough away to feel secluded
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A cute, arched A-frame cabin (from USD 170)

This Yosemite cabins for rent is an adorable A-frame holiday home that has a rather reserved and charming character. As its owner is looking for quieter residents, this place is a great base for kids who are a little more introverted. The blue and red rooms, right across from each other, have a set of firm, comfortable beds with the cutest checkered sheets! No eating in the bedroom though - the walls get sticky easily from dirty hands. A functional kitchen is available to make intimate family meals. Being located in a rather quiet neighbourhood, the serene atmosphere allows families of deer and wild turkeys to wander around the compounds at times. You can watch them from the large windows in the living room.

Fire Escape Cabin-S. Yosemite area
Oakhurst, California, United States
177 reviews
Entire cabin 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable spaces adorable decor and style and fully stocked for families and friends
the well-supplied kitchen had everything we needed and the beds were comfortable
perfect size for 6 people or less and the kitchen was super fun to cook in
really feels like home with very comfortable beds washer and dryer if needed and a nice shower
we had a very comfortable stay
very clean nicely themed cabin
beautiful cabin that was spotlessly clean
the place was clean cozy and well stocked
kelly’s place is clean and tidy
it was clean well appointed and just as pictured
kelly was very helpful with any questions we had
kelly is incredibly responsive and quick to answer any questions
we had everything we needed and kelly was a great host
perfect communication (clear information fast responses) from the beginning with the host
she was very helpful with tips and information in the area including park updates
great location for a quiet retreat near yosemite
great location for say trips to yosemite
unbelievable lodge in an amazing location
great cabin with a great location
excellent cabin so close to many local attractions
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Yosemite on the road (from 175 USD)

Looking for a unique, adventurous way to explore Yosemite? Here’s an on-the-go house for those who don’t want to drive all the way back to their house so they can spend more time immersing themselves in the park’s surroundings. Using this rental vehicle is sure to bring many interesting, adventurous memories. A compact kitchen and dining area for a more glamorous camping experience. Wake up to amazing scenery as soon as you open your eyes! There are 3 beds and space for 2 to 6 people to sleep. No, you won’t have to be bathing in the lakes and peeing in the woods. (That’s probably illegal, anyway.) A perfect self-contained shower and bathroom area lets you clean up after a day of hiking and adventuring. On top of the convenience and comfortable adventure, the owners of the rental vehicle are super friendly and will give you tips here and there about how to get around Yosemite, where to drive to and where to get gas.

Camp in Comfort in the High Sierras

Address: Yosemite National Park, CA, United States (see map)

Price: from 175 USD

Number of Guests: 6

Shanks' Cosy Cottage in the woods (from USD 160)

Located in between Mariposa and Yosemite National Park, this place is a great base to explore the park and be close enough to shopping amenities and conveniences. Warm up to the wood stove or sit outside to enjoy the natural surroundings. There’s also a great variety of options for entertainment too - you have Netflix and a nice range of DVDs. Both the bedrooms provided have a private air conditioner with freshly cleaned beds. A full, warmly lit bathroom. Pick up some groceries at the nearest town and cook a simple meal for you and your family in this spacious kitchen overlooking nature.

Shanks' Cozy Cottage in the Woods
Mariposa, California, United States
288 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was pretty spotty
great wifi and a bbq and access to amazon tv
the cottage was very comfortable
beds were super comfortable and the place had all the amenities
there is a nice deck with table/umbrella/grill for nicer weather
very clean and comfortable
place was nice clean quiet
great place clean place in the woods about 20 mins from town
great place to stay and get away had a great time and the place was supper clean and cozy
the house was very clean cozy convenient and we were 100% satisfied with staying at this cottage
the host was very nice and kind
the two hosts are really nice people i will certainly come back
excellent tips and very responsive hosts
the hosts were very helpful we would definitely stay here again
the location was beautiful and the owners were quick to reply
great location and place for our trip to yosemite
secluded retreat - easy drive to yosemite close to downtown mariposa
very central to both mariposa and oakhurst making our choices of shopping and daily activities easy
we also like the location it is in between two towns (oakhurst and mariposa)
it’s got a perfect cozy and peaceful location in the woods
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Magically moonlit lodge at Uii Pines (from USD 336)

One part of the house looks like it’s entirely made out of windows - a breathtakingly chic and beautiful design illuminated by a setting sun and warm fairy lights. This Airbnb near Yosemite National Park is a picture-perfect listing for a family to reconnect with nature and each other. Located in Mariposa, right next to Yosemite, this is a great option for a mixed group who wish to explore the park and just relax at a nice retreat. A hot tub for 6 sits at the side of the house. It has amazing views of the surroundings, which includes sights of Yosemite. The open concept windows lead out to a beautiful front deck. A single level layout make it nice and safe for older vacationers who find stairs hard to navigate, or younger kids who may risk tripping on the stairs. The oversized master bedroom and large guest room make for spacious sleeping spaces for large groups of people. A classy, well decorated bathroom is filled with fresh towels, a nice tub and shower necessities. Additionally, a full gourmet kitchen with a great breakfast nook and dining area make for great meal time options. Perhaps this intimate natural setting is the perfect place to pass your kids some family recipes.

The Lodge at Uli Pines
Mariposa, California, United States
316 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is perfect
lots of common space comfortable beds and good wifi
spacious and lovely house with great facilities loved the beautiful view and the large decorated balcony
first the good: the view from the large windows in the living room is stunning
this a great quiet place with a lot of room for activities and sleeping
super clean and well described
it was clean and fresh
absolutely stunning lodge spotlessly clean with everything we needed
nice clean house bring your own games for down time
very clean and organized and all the properties were well equipped
steven is a great host and answers any questions in a timely manner
steven’s very responsive and a great host
hosts were very accommodating and helpful
the host was very communicative and responsive
steven was a great host and provide a great stay for us
great place in a wonderful location
beautiful lodge close to nature
great accommodations in a peaceful location
great location near yosemite national park as well
the location is not only great but so beautiful
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A vibrant red fox retreat (from USD 450)

Like a magical abode peeking from behind towering trees, this red wood retreat would catch anyone’s eye from a distance. Bring your favourite DVDs to binge watch here after a long day out in nature. The cozy, colourful bedrooms with lots of natural lighting are great for any pre-teen who wants to update their instagram about their awesome family adventure. The two wide mirrors in the bathroom make sure that even the littlest ones can check to see whether they’ve brushed their teeth properly on their own.

Yosemite's Red Fox Retreat
Yosemite National Park, California, United States
105 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful views lots of room comfy
we really appreciated the coffee and the well stocked kitchen
the living room is amazing perfect place to chill and read with a fireplace
the beds were very comfortable
the only thing i wish is that the cabin had wifi
everything was clean and cozy
a beautiful and clean place
clean and well equipped kitchen
cabin was clean and cozy
it was clean and comfortable
management is very responsive and pleasant
the host is responsive we didn't meet him but he called to make sure everything is ok
great location
nice location and cute place
great location - so close to yosemite valley
fantastic location yosemite is absolutely magic
great location in the park with easy access to yosemite's hikes
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Cub's Cabin (from 420 USD)

Another A-framed listing full of windows, light and life, and kind of like the house from Goldilocks and the Three Bears. A lot of the decoration in this house is themed after bears, one of Yosemite’s majestic local residents. Located within the gates of Yosemite’s National Park, it is a suitable theme after all. Sit out on the patio and enjoy your surroundings. The master bedroom, second bedroom and the bedroom for kids read just like the Goldilocks tale. The master bedroom looks more stern and grown up, the second bedroom is soft and frilly, and the third one is just right for children with a compact, cute bed and too many soft toys to count. Bathroom amenities are all provided, but remember to bring your shampoo and conditioner. Everything’s much easier when you don’t need to micromanage resources. On top of that, this place comes with a great number of add ons and small perks. It has sandwich ziplock bags, a selection of spices, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, sugar and even propane for a barbecue. (There’s also a jacuzzi!)

"Cub's Cabin" Inside the Gates of Yosemite Park

Address: Yosemite National Park,California,United States (see map)

Price: from 420 USD

Number of Guests: 8

A winding treehouse off the beaten path (from USD 575)

This Yosemite house rental is an amazing, winding structure that is a fun option for a family who really wants to get the most views out of the experience. The large and sprawling living room indicates suitability for large groups.The lower level has a TV with Playstation 3 for the kids on days when you dont have any hiking trips planned. The living room is equipped with a 50 inch 4k TV with blu-ray player. The fluffy and colourful beds make for interesting pictures and things for your kids to tell their friends about when they get home. This full bathroom on the main floor gives off a homely vibe. Take a refreshing shower here after a day of long hikes, big dinners and sightseeing.

Tree Tops Cabin, excellent views!
Yosemite National Park, California, United States
149 reviews
Entire cabin 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy place with amazing view
heater works great during winter
-we came in the winter and the heater worked amazing
nice cozy cabin with beautiful surroundings and view
the views are great and the cabin has a very cozy feel
dated but clean and functional
-the cabin was very clean
great house with amazing sunsets very clean and comfortable
inside is clean and relaxing outsidewould need to be maintained
the house is just like the pictures and was neat and clean
the host checked in to make sure everything was okay during our stay
isaac is a great host
but they were very responsive and helpful
top view of yosemite very nice service and staff great experience
the location is amazing
great location close to half dome and the park
a great location to access yosemite
great place and great location
this house in the west side of the park is in a perfect location
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A custom log home for large groups (from USD 950)

From the outside, it might not seem like much but a humble little house nestled in Yosemite National Park, however, from a different perspective, it does look like Santa’s hidden abode. With a spacious living area comes more room for activities for a group of people; be it family or friends. The pool table definitely fits in as one of the best alternatives to staring down at our cellphones. Everybody can gather around the pool table and have a few games whilst catching up with one another. With the bathroom attached to the room upstairs, it is a whole lot more convenient for the people who are sleeping upstairs. Also, the bathtub allows anyone to enjoy a nice warm bubble bath and relax whilst indulging in the peace and serenity of their surroundings. With the enormous amount of space in this master bedroom together with a majestic bed, TV and a couch that looks out onto the beautiful Yosemite National Park, you would never want to leave this place. The rental also has a third room with a king bed, two single beds and a sofa bed.

Tioga Logs Inside Yosemite
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California, United States
84 reviews
Entire chalet 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we really enjoyed having all the extra space and beds for everybody
wifi was good in most rooms water pressure heating beds and cleanliness all fantastic
the bedrooms and baths were very comfortable
it has everything you may need and it's incredibly comfortable
pool table and grill make for a fun place to recover after long hikes
his place was clean and spacious
very clean huge place and pool table a bonus
ken is very prompt to respond and his place is clean and very comfortable
spacious and clean log home for our family group of 10
beautifully maintained house clean bathrooms well-stocked kitchen and fireplace super comfortable bedding
thank you ken for being a great host
ken was quick with his response and was kind enough to help us with our questions
highly recommend this home and host
ken was super responsive and the instructions provided were accurate
the host was responsive to any inquiries
great location and awesome house
great location and a gorgeous property
great location for access to skiing and yosemite
great cabin and great location i highly recommend staying here
tioga lodge is a beautiful chalet located in yosemite park
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1. Lovely two-bedroom apartment (from USD 551)

Located at the entrance of Yosemite National Park, this private apartment in a resort-like property will make sure you have a marvelous holiday here. The holiday home comes with two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests. Also, you’ll find a seating area, a private bathroom, and a balcony with outdoor seating. Additionally, the property features many amenities, including a spa, where you can have massage treatments, and an outdoor swimming pool that you can use without the additional charge.

Rush Creek Lodge King Villa
Groveland, California, United States
5 reviews
Private room in nature lodge 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the pool was great as well as the helpful staff who went out of their way
great place excellent food at restaurant nice pool area bar and activities all just outside the park entrance
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2. Mountainside chalet (from USD 421)

Nestled inside Yosemite National Park, this Airbnb vacation rental is a mountainside chalet that comes with two bedrooms, which can accommodate up to six guests. The holiday home features a cozy sitting area with a flat-screen television, a fully functional kitchen with a dining set-up, and a private bathroom with shower. It also has two levels of balconies, where you can relax while basking at the beauty of the surroundings. Additionally, the property offers free breakfast and contains modern conveniences like an air-conditioning unit and free Wi-Fi to keep you connected with the world.

Mountainside Chalet inside Yosemite National Park!
Yosemite National Park, California, United States
27 reviews
Entire chalet 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
great location for visiting yosemite
beautiful place in the heart of yosemite
the house was great for our quick yosemite vacation great location and rebecca was super responsive and helpful
perfect location to see the park the house was well appointed and directions easy to follow
this is an ideal place to stay for two couples or a small family
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Creekside dreaming

You know those coming of age books where the kids go to some creekside house for a summer or holiday they’ll never forget? Live out your childhood stories with your own children at this beautiful, quaint house by a lovely stream. While the second floor of the house is the owner’s residence, the bottom floor is all yours to stay in. Yep, it’s actually right outside your home. You could even fish, a seasonal option. If not, just enjoy the rush of natural, clear water right outside your doorstep, a calming force of nature on its own. Step inside the cosy cottage, and you’ll find an efficiently organized space with cosy facilities like a gas fireplace and two plush bunk beds, one of them extra large. Satellite television and Wi-Fi keep you connected to the 21st century in this 70s summer adventure novel type throwback. The compact bathroom is stocked with fresh fluffy towels and all you need for a good clean bath. A washer and dryer make things super duper easy for parents to clean mud stained coats and shirts on time. Along with these amenities, rooms and touches of natural beauty, the house resides in the sweet community of Sugar Pine, which has many souvenirs and guides willing to tell you more about the best routes to take around Yosemite.

Creekside Solitude - Near Yosemite's South Gate
Oakhurst, California, United States
86 reviews
Entire guest suite 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the couch beds and pillows were amazingly comfortable
we had a really comfortable stay when we visited
the room was much more spacious than expected and the bunk beds were both sturdy and comfortable
impeccably clean and well stocked with everything a visitor might need
clean and new cabin exceptional stay
it is exactly as described very clean and beautiful
everything there is new and clean
clean well stocked home in a great location by a creek
the hosts were great and accommodating
the hosts were really friendly helpful and welcoming
they were responsive and helpful the moment we booked our stay
heidi is such a nice host and reply’s really fast to any questions
marcie herself is a wonderful host
great location to visit yosemite
fantastic location; so close to yosemite national park and still close to oakhurst
location is great to explore yosemite
we chose it because it appeared close to the park and appeared to be good value
the location is perfect if you're going to yosemite
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Vacation Rentals at Yosemite: A favourite of generations

As you can see from the listings, many owners have the well-being of every age group in mind, because many have created precious childhood memories here too and wish to share them with the world. So come down to this grand, natural beauty for your next vacation and perhaps with your children’s friends and their parents too. After all, what are great camping memories if not shared? Make sure to check out our list of the best Airbnbs around Yosemite, before booking your accommodation.

Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs around Yosemite

1. Which Airbnbs in Yosemite National Park are good for families?

In case you’re planning a vacation in Yosemite with your family, make sure you book these family-friendly accommodations: the nature’s haven, the a-framed cabin, the cosy cottage, and the moonlit lodge.

2. Which are the best Airbnbs with pool in Yosemite National Park?

In case you want your accommodation to have a swimming pool, then book this lovely two-bedroom apartment for a fun, splashy stay.

3. Which Airbnbs in Yosemite National Park offer great breakfasts?

In case you don’t want to worry about breakfast during your stay, you can book this mountainside chalet and enjoy their free breakfast for the duration of your stay.

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