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Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort

6979A Highway 140, Midpines, CA 95345
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#1 of 4 Speciality lodging in Midpines
26 miles downstream from Yosemite Valley , we are located on a small valley under a grove of oaks in a former scouts camp. We are best known for our authentic old-style mountain resort character and social atmosphere. We have everyone from backpackers to young families who enjoy this place. The June Bug Cafe focuses on sustainable, local and fresh, in a daily changing menu with excellent vegan and vegetarian options as well as standard meats and seafood. The Cafe is considered to be one of the five best in the Yosemite Region. The Yosemite Health Spa is social and busy with herbal soaks, H2O2 Hot Tub and a hot rocks sauna. We have yoga on weekends. The private rooms are decorated well but all are different in style. Our family cabins and dorms are very popular. We align with the Hostelling International brand for our backpacker dorms. All accommodations are in stilted cabins. Tent Cabins are all well appointed and can be heated or regular for budget travellers.
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Non-smoking hotel
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Picnic area
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ATM on site
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Sarah D wrote a review 7 May
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You took my order and never made my food. You lied and said you didn't write it down but I asked Madeline the person who took my order and she said she took it. She just said she could hear well and said sorry when she wrote my order down and didn't do anything kind to improve the experience. I come here a lot. I'll never be back because of Madeline. You ruined my night waiting on food that you never took the time to submit.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
evelyn m wrote a review Apr 2021
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My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights last week and it was such a fun experience. It's not your typical "Resort" but that is fully explained on their website. We loved the location and laid back atmosphere. The fun was phenomenal !!
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Date of stay: April 2021
ALTippet wrote a review Mar 2021
San Francisco, California4706 contributions258 helpful votes
It’s great to wake up in Yosemite Valley but not everyone can score one of the few spots within the national park itself. The closest hotels to Yosemite are in El Portal and they are fine as regular motels go but not very inspiring. For a more private option 25 minutes from El Portal (1 hour from Yosemite Valley), the Yosemite Bug is a good choice. We were driving Friday night from the Bay Area so the location was convenient as we could leave early from work at 3 pm and be at the Bug for dinner. Then drive to Yosemite early to beat the crowds and be back at the end of the day Saturday for the drive back home Sunday. The Bug is a hostel with dorm rooms but given we were a family, we book a cabin with bathrooms. Cost was reasonable and the cabin had a refrigerator, chairs and a small deck outside. Our cabin was not totally private (we had rooms on both sides of us) but it was isolated enough. The property is set back far enough from SR 140 where we did not hear any traffic during the night. It’s not your luxury resort with down bedding, pool cabanas and gas fire pits — but more functional wood cabins. but we found it very comfy. With a restaurant that churns out tasty food for dinner and breakfast. So as a staging location for a full one or two day visit of Yosemite, it is a good option.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Barbara Jean J wrote a review Feb 2021
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I was treated very poorly by the land owner and told that the hiking spots aren't open to the public. I frequent the restaurant and the spa when it was open. I usually hike then go to the spa and/or restaurant, I'm a fequent patron of this establishment and i often vring friends. I don't stay in the rooms because they leave much to be desired. I am a local patron though who has given a lot of hype about this place on social media to my friends and family. Even if you pay to eat at the restaurant don't expect to be allowed to hike in the area. Expect the owner to sick his dog on you and tell you to leave because your tresspassing.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
B. Darst wrote a review Oct 2020
Irvine, California111 contributions101 helpful votes
This is not your typical resort with swimming pools or pool service. But it is a great place to stay near Yosemite. We stayed in a family-style dorm room with bunk beds and a separate bath. But it was super clean and very comfortable. it was really hot when we were there and the AC was amazing!!! They stated there was no WIFI in the rooms only in the public areas of the resort, but we were able to get Wifi in our rooms. The staff was so friendly and helpful. There are more hotel-like rooms but we were looking for more of a camp-like experience and we were very happy. The restaurant was great!!! The food was amazing!!! It is situated on a hillside so just prepare for walking up and down a hill but there is parking close to the rooms so it was not difficult. I would highly recommend staying here if you are going to Yosemite it is about 40 min to the park entrance.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort
What are some of the property amenities at Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a spa.
What food & drink options are available at Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna and yoga classes during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mariposa County Courthouse (9.6 km), Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail (10.0 km), and Yosemite Valley Railroad (14.0 km).