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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Like many others have noted in their reviews, this place is nothing fancy, but adequate. I was in town for one night for work; check-in, check-out were no fuss. I was in room #12 with its front page view of Mono Lake...spectacular at sunrise! Towels and sheets were clean; shower curtains a bit musty. Can't speak to the price since...

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Bear Valley, California
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I planned a trip with my husband to visit Mono Lake and Bodie. This hotel has a lot to be desired, especially for the price. Beings how it is in a gateway town your going to get the higher prices. This hotel has no air conditioner but does have a portable unit. There is a wall heater as well. The...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Easy check in from afar Great view from the room Small town so close to walking everywhere Dated but still comfortable and clean Forgot my I pad/phone chargers and they mailed them back to australia for $30

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here enroute from Tahoe to Yosemite. We had the family room. It's in a good location and you don't hear the road noise. Rooms were adequate albeit a pretty tired. Bathroom basic but fine. Would recommend this place as a 1 night stopover but not for longer. Price wise it felt expensive for what it was but there...

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The best thing is the location for visiting the lake – if you have time, drive to South Tufa and Navy beach for amazing sightseeing and photography!! Motel was fairly basic for the price with bathroom, furnishings and equipment all in need of upgrade. No AC and wifi not working. A cool welcome from the girl on reception – this...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I can give three stars in evaluation of this property only for two reasons: 1. It has a great view of the Mono lake; 2. There is a cat named Ozzy living on the property, and he’s really something, if you are a cat lover you’ll find him really amazing. All the rest leaves much to be desired. But I...

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West Bend, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We arrived late and were warmly greeted by a friendly young lady at the office. Our room was right off the highway yet quiet. The large bed was comfortable, bathroom was clean & looked newly remodeled. The room itself is truly old-style; thin doors, board in the window to keep it open, screen door to back shared porch did not...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

For a night or two of you want to visit the beautiful east side of Yosemite. This hotel is fine. It is 20 min scenic drive from the Park's entrance. But be aware it is quite far from Yosemite Valley, the heart of Yosemite. Rooms only have basic amenities but are clean and comfortable and diner locally and a stroll...

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Thank Corneel K
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night before taking on the Tioga Pass. This motel seems to be on a bit of a lean but once you adjust to that it has most things you need. Bed is comfortable, lake view is lovely, and across the road are a few restaurants, a laundromat and a mini mart. Very good value.

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We booked 2 rooms with king beds, room #1 and 2. They opened off the sidewalk and had a direct view of Mono Lake from the back, including access to a porch. The bathroom as small but looked brand new and was very clean. There was a coffee maker and hairdryer, plus TV and free wifi and a landline phone....

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Yosemite Gateway Motel

Address: 51340 Highway 395, PO Box 250, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Region: United States > California > Lee Vining
Price Range: €109 - €175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Yosemite Gateway Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Get the room on the far end of the parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The AC was a little iffy, but all and all a good choice in Lee Vining”
 of 5 bubbles SanDiego99, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms #11 and 12 have great unobstructed views of Mono Lake”
 of 5 bubbles gruesome17, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“there is one particularly good room with an especially great view”
 of 5 bubbles PhilL774, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 -4 (king size bed) have great lake views.”
 of 5 bubbles bdkLosAngeles, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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