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Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a surprise to find this charming, spacious, river-side home located right in the middle of a sprawling motel complex. My husband and I loved our room, the upper floor artists' nook. Windows and balconies on three sides gave us wonderful views of the river and mountains (you'll hardly notice the motel.) The bathroom was pristine and the only sounds...

Thank loloalord
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Last December, when I decided to book a room in Yosemite for my husband's 70th birthday, I found this amazing B&B available in El Portal, the closest proximity to the park entrance. It is a charming surprise nestled among 2 standard looking motels. It is an beautiful oasis among them in El Portal. We were not able to book anything...

Thank paristulips
Cerritos, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small B&B located right next to the Merced River. Each room is decorated individually and has a balcony overlooking the river. It is very picturesque. The proprietors are very helpful and welcoming, and the delicious breakfast served every morning starts your day off right.

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Grand Haven, MI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our stay here because of the ratings on Trip Advisor, and once again we were not let down! We did happen to luck out with beautiful weather, very high water levels - which means GREAT waterfalls - and some very nice people to enjoy our stay with, but the place itself is a great find. Nestled right in...

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends recommended the Blue Butterfly and we were not disappointed. It sits directly on the Merced River and is minutes to the entrance of the park. The Inn is surrounded by an ugly motel but once inside, you have no sense of it, what so ever. Our room (The Lotus) is one of three which have private decks, right over...

Thank Kristine T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally getting around to posting this. My wife and I take a trip every June for our anniversary and as I prepare for our upcoming trip I was reflecting on our trip from last year. I never got the chance to express our gratitude for our friendly hosts. Since the moment we arrived we were welcomed in and made comfortable....

Thank kmsnyder0827
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best stay. Beautiful B&B that is clean and loved. Best sleep we had in the US! Ate dinner on the balcony with Merced river flowing in front of you, birds and other wildlife. Breakfast provided was hand made and guests were great too. Liz and Ron made the most of our two days by providing expert hiking advice....

Thank Jarrod D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to stay, right outside the park entrance (Rte. 140, Arch Rock) when visiting Yosemite. Ron and Liz were extremely accommodating and nice. Their B & B is beautiful, clean and right on the Merced River !! Hummingbirds are abundant on the deck and Liz's breakfast is delicious. Wonderful way to meet other people from all over...

Thank JanetA516
Davis, California
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Fortuitously*, my husband booked two rooms at the Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn (west entrance to Yosemite Valley) off Hwy 140, and we were absolutely delighted by the warmth, beauty, and comfort of this beautiful B&B. Nestled right on the Merced River, the vistas are breathtaking. The owners, Liz and Ron, are amazingly hospitable and having lived in the area for...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed at Blue Butterfly for 3 nights in August 2016. What a wonderful place with the decks overlooking the Merced River. Ron and Liz are the most amazing people and we spent every evening sitting on the deck listening to their tales. The humming birds kept us entertained until sundown . If you are coming to Yosemite you have...

Thank jille665

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn is a new, family owned and operated Bed and Breakfast - the closest to Yosemite Valley. The inn is on the banks of the Merced River, in sight of the cliffs at the entry to Yosemite National Park, on the Highway 140 entrance. All rooms have en-suite facilities with hair dryers, and Wireless Internet access on guests' computers. A full,cooked breakfast is included. Owners have lived in the yosemite area for 40 years and are happy to help guests plan their days in the park and their itinerary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yosemite Blue Butterfly Inn

Address: 11132 Highway 140, El Portal, CA 95318
Region: United States > California > El Portal
Price Range: €179 - €308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Yosemite Blue Butterfly Hotel El Portal
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“Good descriptions of all the rooms are on the website.”
  • Hummingbirds on the back deck
slmckenney, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet, comfortable and beautifully appointed. Top level suite has a mini kitchen and living area and a grand view.”
KarynE39606, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Californian Poppy rooms which we had was excellent. Next to the kitchen but did not bother us or disturb us.”
AllanIsmay, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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