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Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort

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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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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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We have stayed here before. It is really a one stop mountain retreat. Amazing food at the June Bug Cafe. Not mountain amazing, like 4 star city amazing. The trails on the property were lovely. Private waterfall (tiny but peaceful), coves by the water, challenging hikes, and just
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We visited in April 2018 and had a room with a double bed and bunk beds despite there being 2 of us. The room was very spacious, had a deck to sit out on and watch the snow fall. The room had great heating (although a bit confusing to use) and we shared a bathroom with the room
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The resort is nice. Bug cafe restaurant is awesome, especially their daily vegan options. It is also a comfortable place to chill. Did not have time to go to the spa but would have bought a pass to hang out in the saunas and hot tubs if I did. Cabins are older but comfortable
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A friend and I came as backpackers to stay for a couple nights, sadly this was nowhere near enough. We loved it, the location and setting, the food, the people. Real rustic looking place. We stayed in the shared dorms an it was perfect, plenty of space for everyone, and it was
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This hostel is worth spending that little extra on. It is about 30 mins from the National Park. There is free parking. There is a little rustic bar where you can get INCREDIBLE and good value food. All meals come with a starter of soup or salad which is yummy. I had a steak
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In our cabin... while the quarters are close, there was still space for playing cards, reading magazines and enjoying time together in peace.
Hiking boots, Christmas sweaters and Champagne. A romantic and rustic holiday for two
The approach to our tent cabin. There is a private balcony, ours was fitted with two twins and a full.
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The shuttle stop from the bug is less than 1km - a short walk from the cottages/tents. No place to leave your car at the stop. We drove with our car to the Yosemite entrance and followed the signs to the general parking areas inside the valley area of the park. This is also where the shuttle will drop you if you visit the valley area of the park. Using your car allows you to return when you are tired - the shuttle schedule is once or twice a day. Yosemite is a huge park and staying inside the park is the best but significantly more expensive. we stayed near the northern parts, then at the bug to visit the valley area and we also stayed more south to visit the southern areas of the park,
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There's wifi in the dining area, but barely any (if any at all) in the rooms. Makes the experience better though, being disconnected out in the middle of nowhere like that.
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Hi, it took about an hour to drive from the Bug resort to Yosemite Info centre. If you have your own car and arrive early afternoon then you could drive in and stop at Bridalveil Falls, which is about a 40 min drive in. I was in Yosemite late Autumn. There are lots of walks to do - it depends on what your fitness and interest are.Start at the info centre and check what is open. Then maybe a quick visit to Lower Yosemite Falls, 40 minutes, the Mist Trail, about 2 hours, the Mirror Lake about 1 hour (you could go further and take 3 hours), driving up to Glacier Point depends on which roads are open, could take a few hours.
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"The pictures are accurate, bring your own frills and spend the money you save on Champagne!"
"Conserve water during droughty season"
"The cabins are comfortable and roomy"
"Don't bother"
"Stay in the Ansel Adams dorm"
US$46 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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