Yosemite National Park is one of the oldest parks in the United States. This national park ranks third in ‘park visitor ranking’ in America and nearly four million tourists check in each year. Despite the enormous size of about 750,000 acres or a little more than 300,000 hectares, it is still pristine and unpolluted. Yosemite has a lush green valley, mountain, rivers, gorges, and a dense wildlife, but the signature of Yosemite is the giant sequoias and granite cliffs. Hiking the prolonged trails in Yosemite is pure bliss. Since the park is too massive to be explored in a day or two, you’d need a longer stay. And when you arrive here, take our advice – make your stay countable, do not stay in a hotel or village, rent a cabin instead. Our article will help you find a suitable cabin in Yosemite National Park, California.
This studio cabin lies just in the woods, the windows and the deck overlooks the forest. This cabin is equipped with modern amenities like a cable television, DVDs, WiFi, and even a small kitchen. The deck has a gas fireplace too. Only air-conditioning is missing, but we don’t think that someone would ask for air-conditioning in Yosemite. This cabin can accommodate two adults and we feel it is more suitable for couple stays, but guests are welcome with babies, cribs or a highchair can also be arranged by paying a small amount. The popular Yosemite attractions are located within a 5 to 50-minute drive from this cabin. Smoking is not allowed and only one dog is allowed by paying an extra fee.
4S Forest NestYosemite National Park, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe wifi works great and never had any problemslive in forest and still live in a modern life with electric and wifi the cabin is perfectwe brought our xbox and the wifi was good enough to steam movieswe also hooked up our nintendo switch to play games and watch tv before bedit was a perfect cozy space for two peoplethe cabin was clean and comfortablethe shower and sinks were clean which we appreciatedvery clean cozy (perfect for 2) perfect distance to everything
Host:staff at the redwoods office were very friendly and helpfulthe staff are friendly and helpful if you have a questionRead more reviewsthe location - for us the location was perfectfantastic location and great studio cabingreat location about 1 hour from yosemite valley but still inside the parkit was a perfect place to relax after long hikes in yosemitewe loved being close to stores and hiking trails and still having privacy in the evenings
If you’re looking for a family-size cabin, consider this one. This pure wooden, two-level cabin looks like a tree house. The upper deck has a patio and a long gallery that gives you the pine tree-top forest view. This cabin can accommodate up to eight guests, with five beds inside two bedrooms, and there are also three bathrooms. We’re almost sure that the younger guests will like the cabin because they will find a 50-inch 4K tv with a PlayStation-3 in this rental. Please note that smoking and pets are disallowed, the owner charges a fine for that.
Tree Tops Cabin, excellent views!Yosemite National Park, California, United States
Top guest reviewscozy place with amazing viewheater works great during winter-we came in the winter and the heater worked amazingnice cozy cabin with beautiful surroundings and viewthe views are great and the cabin has a very cozy feeldated but clean and functional-the cabin was very cleangreat house with amazing sunsets very clean and comfortableinside is clean and relaxing outsidewould need to be maintainedthe house is just like the pictures and was neat and clean
Host:the host checked in to make sure everything was okay during our stayisaac is a great hostbut they were very responsive and helpfultop view of yosemite very nice service and staff great experienceRead more reviewsthe location is amazinggreat location close to half dome and the parka great location to access yosemitegreat place and great locationthis house in the west side of the park is in a perfect location
This massive modern cabin is near the popular Yosemite attractions like the Glacier Point and Yosemite Waterfalls. Since this house has a built-up area of 2000ft2 (186m2), it can comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests. There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The living area has a large-screen television, a full-size pool table and plenty of board games for kids. The balcony has a BBQ grill. The better part of this cabin is, considering the number of guests it can accommodate, its pocket-friendly price.
INSIDE THE PARK! UPPER CASCADEYOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California, United States
Top guest reviewsincredible views and comfortable spacewifi is available but super slowthe view from the porch/balcony was great and my family loved having a pool tablegreat common space with tv and large outdoor covered patiogood as expected except that the wifi password didn't work out for some reasoneverything is clean and neatclean spacious and great locationgreat roomy place for the family very big beds clean and spaciousgreat place to stay when visiting yosemite the house is in great condition and very cleanthe house was very well stocked with kitchen items clean and in a nice part of the park
Host:thank you wendy for being a great hosthost is friendly and welcomingstaff on site very responsive to our needswendy was really helpful and concierge (martha) was really helpful will visit again :-)wendy was very helpful and double checked with us about the welcome packetRead more reviewssuper close to yosemite valleygreat location and truly a nice houselocation is perfect only 30 min drive to yosemite valleywonderful place located just 20 minutes from yosemite valleygreat location in the valley
Alpenglow cottage is a family-size house, additionally, it is handicap friendly. The cottage has two bedrooms and two bathrooms and it can accommodate up to six guests. Air-conditioning is not very common in the Yosemite region, but for your comfort, the owner has arranged for air-conditioning units in each room. The cottage is located on mountainous terrain, hence If you’re coming in winters, a four-wheel-drive vehicle with tire chains would be required. Pets and smoking are strictly prohibited.
Alpenglow 3Yosemite National Park, California, United States
Top guest reviewscable tv and wi-fi were nice amenities to have as wellthe kitchen was awesome the view from the deck was beautifulour wifi worked great and my cell service with verizon was also pretty reliable therecomfortable beds nice deck for evenings and luxurious bathroomsthe satellite wifi worked great the catch is it shuts off at 500mb per dayvery clean all modern conveniencesthe place was very clean and well designedvery tidy and cleanthe place was spotless and absolutely beautifulyay the place was sparkling clean with very comfy beds
Host:laundry in the unit was so helpfulinteraction and communication with the host were also very goodthe host isaac and team were responsive and very helpfulthe management company on site is incredibly helpful and work nearly nonstop to clear winter roads and drivewaysRead more reviewsbeautiful house located within the parkthe location is absolutely greatgreat house right in parkgreat place in a great locationreally nice place very close to the park
Red Fox Retreat is a little cabin in this lush green forest and with its two bedrooms and two bathrooms, it can accommodate four adults. Its upper deck opens to the view of the trees. Maybe you’d like to eat something while appreciating the Yosemite pine forest, that is why the deck area has a patio and a barbecue. The interior is cedar wood and the living area has common amenities. There is a television but it’s not connected to the network but you may bring many DVDs when you arrive because the DVD player works fine. Pets and smoking are not allowed.
Yosemite's Red Fox RetreatYosemite National Park, California, United States
Top guest reviewswonderful views lots of room comfywe really appreciated the coffee and the well stocked kitchenthe living room is amazing perfect place to chill and read with a fireplacethe beds were very comfortablethe only thing i wish is that the cabin had wifieverything was clean and cozya beautiful and clean placeclean and well equipped kitchencabin was clean and cozyit was clean and comfortable
Host:management is very responsive and pleasantthe host is responsive we didn't meet him but he called to make sure everything is okRead more reviewsgreat locationnice location and cute placegreat location - so close to yosemite valleyfantastic location yosemite is absolutely magicgreat location in the park with easy access to yosemite's hikes
This spacious cabin is situated in the woods, very close to Yosemite Valley. The cabin has two bedrooms and up to eight can sleep here. There are two bathrooms and one has a hot-tub equipped. The entertainment amenities include the usual, but interestingly, you’ll have a classic video library with lots of DVDs and VHS. You can book this cabin if you’re planning to stay three nights at least. This cabin is pet-friendly and smokers can also smoke, provided they do so on the decks. There will be cleaning charges and a refundable damage deposit.
The Ahweanee in Foresta, Yosemite National Park
Top guest reviewsthe internet speed was upgraded to fair speed making our kids very happyThe valley was crowded and getting back to the cabin sitting on the deck with a glass of wine; didn't use TVIn fact it became a highlight for usAnd we saw the little lights of climbers on El Cap and Half Dome in the eveningBeautifully decorated and spacious houseNicely decorated and beds were comfortableThe house is beautifully decorated and really close to the valleyThe location was fantastic and the house was even better than the pictures
Host:The owner Mr Alex Kennett was available always in case we needed somethingThe home is very comfortable and welcoming and the location very convenient for all the main areas of the park We will definitely recommend to othersThis cabin gives you the best of all worldsToulomne Meadows and even Glacier PointWe loved how close the house is and to already be in the park and ahead of any traffic coming in each morning Just 6 miles from the valley and the best that Yosemite has to offerRead more reviewsIt's a well supplied house in a great locationBeing in the park makes a big difference close in proximity but away from the crowds AT&T service is pretty bad therebut you can get there easily with a 30 minute car rideThese sites can be accessed within 25-40 minutes Thanks for a great stayPerfect place to relax at after an epic day of hiking
Now, this looks like a classic cabin from the movies. The rustic cabin décor at Sage Cabin will provide an authentic Yosemite experience. The cabin is located in the Foresta community and Yosemite Valley is 15 minutes away. Winters are heavenly here. This is a little cabin, with one bedroom and one bathroom, but four can stay. The television doesn’t have a cable network, so guests are advised to bring their favorite DVDs. The minimum stay is two nights and there are cleaning charges.
Yosemite Hilltop Cabins, Sage Cabin,15 min to the Valley floor, Wifi
Top guest reviewsA wonderful cabin to make your time in YosemiteA little tricky getting thereThe Lodge itself is excellent a great place to be able to return to each night and extremely peaceful FacilitiesJust what it needed to be A comfy place to put our feet up rest and have a meal while not busy traipsing around YosemiteWe were able to spend a lot of time in the park hiking because Foresta is so close to the trails
Host:He was also very responsive to any and all inquiries I hadSteve is so great to work withVery nice unit Great locationThe owner provided detailed instructions on how to get to the cabinare great and made full use of the BBQ each night Hope to return to Yosemite one day and would only stay in this Lodge as this no doubt enhanced the whole National Park experience Communication fr...Read more reviewsHit the grocery store on the way in there are not many options at the market near byThe location is superb just a short drive from the Valley and very central to all the other main sitesPlace is great and 30 minutes to the visitor center Comfy bedOutstanding location close to Yosemite National Park( less than 5 miles)A lovely little home and a nice break from the city
This is a small studio cabin which can accommodate only two adults. This rental is ideal for a couple because children are not allowed as per the owner’s note. This cabin is also located in the Foresta community, within the park boundary, and Yosemite Valley is just 10 minutes from here. The cabin has a queen-size bed, central heating, and air conditioning. Entertainment services include a TV, DVD, books and board games. The age of the primary renter should be 25+ to book this cabin and the minimum stay is three nights.
INSIDE YOSEMITE! Ten minutes from Yosemite Valley
Top guest reviewsThe TV was a bonus as were the porch and chairs outsideThe refrigerator had crud in the corners of the compartmentsI was impressed with the fully stocked kitchen suppliesThe bed was surprisingly very comfortable (my husband likes a softer bed and can be pickybut we are very private people and did not want anyone in the cabin during our stayCabin was clean and well appointedThe cabin was super clean and had everything we neededlook back over your shoulder and bam
Host:Restful and quiet fantastic dark skies with millions of stars on display Book with confidence and enjoyShe did offer to come and take care of thingsso we were able to pack up and hit the trails really quickly each day Everywhere we drove was absolutely breathtakingRick and Annie were very responsive great communicatorsI sent pictures of everything and was told that the housekeeper may have overlooked a few things I asked to have our cleaning fee refunded since we assumed the cabin would be cleaned for us befor...Read more reviewsGreat little cabin nestled in a very convenient quiet locationThe location is quiet and peacefulGreat cabin in the perfect location just minutes from valley floorThis is a great little cabin to stay in the peace and quiet yet very convenient to Yosemite ValleyThe distance to the valley was also a real plus
Another Foresta property on our list, this one is spacious. This classic-style cedar wood cottage overlooks the Foresta Valley in all sides. It’s a two-story cottage and it can accommodate eight adults. There are two bedrooms and three baths, including a half bath. The cottage has a satellite tv and internet connectivity. For extra entertainment, it has a DVD and VCR player with an interesting video library.
INSIDE Yosemite! Incredible VIEW into Yosemite Valley, Log Cabin Home!
Top guest reviewsan adequate kitchen and plenty of bedsThe cabin is pretty old and dingyThe couch in the living room was super comfortable to hang out onand then a small single bedThe downstairs has a bedroom with the main bathroom (shower/tub) as well as the kitchen and living area All spacious and comfortableThe water pressure (especially in the kitchen) is extremely lowgreat decks (which we didn't use in winter)
Host:We had a wonderful time here Great local hiking as wellSo peaceful and quiet I would definitely return when we're in the area againOn our final morning 3 deer ran through the property as if to say 'good-bye'Very convenient to all the Yosemite attractions especially Yosemite Valley right inside the park Good communication with AnnieGreat setup easy to find and perfectly situated for a morning trek in yosemiteRead more reviewsA great cabin in a wonderful locationThis is the perfect location in the park for exploring throughout the parkThe area around the cabin has experienced a forest fire in the past few years and there are minimal trees in the view nowThe open area has two queen bedsThe tranquility and views are really amazing
This two-level cottage lies within the park boundaries inside the Foresta community. It’s a perfect base camp for Yosemite hikers as the beautiful cliffs and mountain trails are all within 5 to 10 minutes’ drive. This rental can accommodate up to four guests, the bathroom is just one and bedrooms are two. We feel it is suitable for a family with kids since the kids can have the attic level which has plenty of board games, and the owner has also provided a high-chair in the dining area. The cottage is also equipped with a satellite TV and wireless internet. Smoking and pets are not allowed inside this rental.
INSIDE YOSEMITE! FORESTA! Peaceful, Artistic, the Place to be!
Top guest reviewsthe hot water heater works very wellthe chairs are comfortable and the setting is so relaxingeven though it was cold outside the fireplace and heater worked greatthe beds were very comfortable with plenty of extra blankets if neededthe kitchen has all the comforts of homethe property was clean and well maintainedthe cabin was clean warm comfortable and cozythe cabin was very clean and well equipped with everything we needed
Host:host was great to work with on directions and offering suggestions for supplies before coming into the parkowner had suggestions for other things to see and do was really helpfulalso enjoyed the artwork by the cabin ownerRead more reviewslocation is greatgreat location inside the park definitely 5 starsthe location is great with easy access to all parts of yosemite national parkloved the cabin loved the locationgreat access to the park without having to wait in line for park entrance daily
Book a cabin in advance
Be sure to book one of the above cabins in advance in order to get the best possible accommodation. Since Yosemite National Park is a popular tourist destination, early preparation is imperative. With our choices above, you are bound to have a very memorable vacation in one of the world’s most renowned park.
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