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Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark

8308 Wawona Rd, Wawona, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 888-413-8869
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Like going back in time...

This is the place to get away from it all - TV, radio, newspapers...and even the internet - if you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Jose, California
Walk back in history

The location and setting of this lodge is just perfect. It really feels like you are in the Deep... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
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This Victorian style lodge features beautiful white buildings, classic verandas and lush natural surroundings. At Big Trees Lodge, there’s something for everyone—including golf, tennis, horseback riding, or fishing. In the evening, wind down your fun filled day by gathering around the piano for musical performances in the lounge.
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  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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8308 Wawona Rd, Wawona, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 888-413-8869

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to get away from it all - TV, radio, newspapers...and even the internet - if you avoid the one spot they have set up that has connectivity! We come back every year for 9 years because we can be quiet, enjoy...More

Thank celinecombatalade
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The location and setting of this lodge is just perfect. It really feels like you are in the Deep South with the big pitches and rocking chairs. So many great historical pictures of days gone by. A great place to stop.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stayed one night at the Big Trees Lodge after staying in the center of Yosemite Valley at the Majestic Yosemite Lodge. I can tell you that the pace is slower and the crowds are gone when you are at the Big Trees Lodge. It...More

Thank MR_N_21228
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We stayed in Redwoods holiday cottages, but visited Big Tree lodge for their outside BBQ. The Victorian hotel is beautiful, really worth of a visit just because it is like from the movies. I wish we had stayed in this hotel, but it is quickly...More

2  Thank PaPu40
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Call what you will but I will always refer to this as the Wawona Hotel. Never disappoints and if you're hungry this is a must on the list of places to eat in Yosemite. Once the snow melts make sure to hit the golf course...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We enjoyed the quiet Victorian style accommodations. The room was very small but it was clean. Take advantage of the meadow hike across the street or the short hike to the covered bridge and horses next door. Dinner was over-priced but good.

Thank Huachucakid
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Wow, the drive by itself to the Wawona Hotel in the middle of Yosemite forests was so exciting and thrilling! ☺

Thank DrMurugesan R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Back to the Wawona Hotel for our annual visit. Yes, I know, the name has been changed to "Big Trees", but, somehow, that just doesn't do it justice. This hotel and the outlying buildings take you back about 100 years. So - if it's peace...More

Thank Judy O
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We purchased a groupon with skiing for two with a two night stay at Badger Pass. Stayed Dec 22nd and 23rd. The rooms are small, no closet, bathroom is communal around the corner. But it was fun. No computers and no wifi, no TV. But...More

Thank Janni57
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This hotel has many historic photos and the early days of Yosemite can be reviewed in pictures. There is a golf course and golf shop open in the summer we hope to play next year.

Thank evansrosalie40
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17 August 2017|
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Response from MR_N_21228 | Reviewed this property |
The Mariposa Grove was about a 10 minute drive from Big Trees Lodge. However, it was closed in July 2017 due to a controlled burn. Not sure when it reopens.