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Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages
Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages
1.0 out of 5.0 9988 Highway 140, El Portal, CA
$129
4.3/5 (18 reviews)

Enjoyed the welcoming host and views. Looking forward to visiting Yosemite again

Reviewed on May 7, 2019
Situated near the airport, this campground is 8.1 mi (13 km) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance and within 20 mi (32 km) of Yosemite Valley and Yosemite Falls. ...
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
4.0 out of 5.0 1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA
$365
4.2/5 (122 reviews)

There are two restaurants and a cafe at the property. We ate at the bar &/grill both nights - it was fantastic. Reaonably priced and really good food. Great atmosphere as well. The cafe is a bonus - we grabbed coffee on our way out very early. The coffee was pricey, but there are virtually no other ...

Reviewed on May 28, 2019
This family-friendly Fish Camp resort is located in the mountains, within 3 mi (5 km) of Sierra National Forest, Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad and Yosemite ...
Yosemite View Lodge
Yosemite View Lodge
2.5 out of 5.0 11136 Highway 140, El Portal, CA
Free Cancellation
$236
4.0/5 (102 reviews)

Had a room on first floor right on the Merced River rapids. Absolutely amazing location next to the Yosemite Park Gate.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2019
This family-friendly El Portal hotel is located on a river, 2.5 mi (4 km) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Cathedral Beach ...
Cedar Lodge
Cedar Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 9966 Highway 140, El Portal, CA
$189
3.6/5 (62 reviews)

Location of the property is very close to the park.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019
Situated on a river, this hotel is 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance and 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from Yosemite Valley.
Yosemite Gold Country Lodge
Yosemite Gold Country Lodge
2.5 out of 5.0 10407 Highway 49, Coulterville, CA
Free Cancellation
$81
3.4/5 (17 reviews)

Got there late, but they left key and room number out front because office was closed. Good thing since it was pouring. Room was pretty nice. I think it had been upgraded. Good reasonably priced location for Yosemite.

Reviewed on May 27, 2019
Situated in the historical district, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Northern Mariposa County History Center and 10.7 mi (17.1 km) from Lake McClure Bagby ...
Red Bud Lodge
Red Bud Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 9484 Highway 140, El Portal, CA
$179
3.3/5 (10 reviews)

A little on the old side but the best option for the price. We knew in advance that the property was a little away from the main lodge and check-in. One of the closest hotels to Yosemite.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019
Situated in El Portal, this motel is 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance and within 20 mi (32 km) of Yosemite Valley and Tunnel View. Bridalveil ...
Great Cabin Near Yosemite!
Great Cabin Near Yosemite!
El Portal, California
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Located in El Portal, this family-friendly cabin is 8 mi (12.9 km) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Cathedral Beach and Yosemite ...
The Grand Mountain-top Retreat
The Grand Mountain-top Retreat
El Portal, California
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Situated in El Portal, this vacation home is 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from Sierra National Forest and 8.2 mi (13.3 km) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance. Yosemite ...
Relaxation at the River's Edge
Relaxation at the River's Edge
El Portal, California
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Situated in El Portal, this vacation home is 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from Sierra National Forest and 8.2 mi (13.3 km) from Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance. Yosemite ...

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Finding a Hotel in El Portal


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You may not find the perfect place to stay in the center of El Portal, but you can choose from 233 accommodations nearby. Search by filters such as price, neighborhood, guest rating, or popular locations, depending on what's most important to you.


We make it easy to find a convenient flight into Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), which is 18.1 mi (29.2 km) from the heart of the city. Find the ideal flight in a flash by using the filters on our site to narrow down your search.


Accommodations in El Portal


Orbitz can help you find lodging that has all the amenities you want in a hotel, whether that's free parking, a kitchen, or a pool.

Take a dip when you stay at one of these El Portal properties, popular for their pools.

  • Red Bud Lodge
  • Yosemite View Lodge
  • Cedar Lodge

What's the Weather Like in El Portal?


Debating whether you're going to need socks with your sandals while you're here? El Portal is typically warmest in July and August, while it’s usually the chilliest in January and December. The rainiest months are January and February, while the driest months are normally September and May. Here's a summary of rain and seasonal temperatures so you're completely prepared for everything Mother Nature can throw at you:


  • January to March: average temp during the day is 66°F and 37°F at night
  • April to June: average temp during the day is 93°F and 44°F at night
  • July to September: average temp during the day is 97°F and 57°F at night
  • October to December: average temp during the day is 85°F and 37°F at night
  • Annual rainfall average: 29.53 inches

Things to See and Do in El Portal


When you're on your way to enjoy local activities like hiking trails, you may want to grab a quick bite at one of the restaurants in relaxing El Portal. Explore these well-known attractions during your visit:

  • Sierra National Forest
  • Yosemite Valley
  • Yosemite Falls
  • Half Dome
  • Tunnel View
  • Badger Pass

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