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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Housekeeping camp met all our expectations except the fact that it gets cold at night even in summer months (we traveled there during memorial day weekend) and the tent is practically open (can be tied by knots but that doesnt stop the cold) .. Otherwise we had a great experience.. shower room facilities are good.. close to the Merced river.....

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Oakley, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are simply cement pillars with two connected to each unit, they have a curtain at the front, your own private picnic bench, fire pit, electricity. Comes with a twin bed and a bunk beds, they will allow you a extra hammock if needed. they're pretty much right next to the river. The Riverside units cost a little bit more...

1Thank mdauth58
San Francisco
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had a riverside camp. Each tent/camp had a fire pit for chilly nights. We stayed around October and payed approximately $99/night, stayed for 2 nights. I can imagine staying easily for 4 nights during summer season but it is always difficult to get accommodations here. Staying here definitely lessened the need to bring more equipment for camping as basic...

1Thank shannieshine
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We bought supplies at the camp shop, light the fire and cooked ourselves dinner after a great walk. Lovely setting beside the river, room to park the car near the site. Got chilly at night so make sure you're wrapped up well and have enough blankets. Great stay.

1Thank Jill B
La Verne, United States
Reviewed 17 January 2017

So, strongly advise you look at photos others have of housekeeping. Odds are you will really love it or really dislike it. If you want to be outdoors and still have electricity and lights, this is it. Though, you will have critters to contend with, but as long as you read a few of the detailed reviews out there you...

3Thank Thomas W
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I've been to Housekeeping Camp 3 times each time has been great. This is Camping without a tent so be prepared. I like it because it's away from busy Curry Village and Yosemite Village but those areas are easily accessed by the shuttle. Each tent cabin has a fire pit which we used nightly for a family campfire. Having electricity...

Thank Jenny4818
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had a river site right by the road... Tents are quite nice with ligths and power outlets, we brought our own heater and that was no problem. Fire pit and table what more do you need? Shower and restroom are old but it still works.

3Thank Aaberg
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Our family outing was the best at housekeeping camp. There was 12 of us and we stayed on four sites steps away from the river. It was relaxing and the sites and views at the site were inspirational. We can't wait to go back in 6 months. We are hooked.

Thank Norma C
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was so much fun! Definitely take a lake side tent if you can get one. The view is great, and it's a bit more private. There is a bridge that takes you to the village market. We stayed here 2 nights after camping in Upper Pines, so we had gear. If you don't have anything you can rent all...

3Thank Kim B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This one is for someone who likes the idea of ready to occupy tents. Its furnished in terms of bed, pillows, and blankets. They have a fireplace for each tent and have a decent restroom and bathing facility. They even have outdoor tables attached with chairs.

4Thank Prasana87

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Perfect for those who love camping outdoors but don't want the hassle of setting up a tent, Housekeeping Camp is a Yosemite favorite. Perched alongside the Merced River in the middle of the Valley, the camp features three-sided concrete structures with a canvas roofs and privacy curtains. Nearby sandy beaches are perfect for relaxing in the sun by the river. From the Housekeeping Camp, you'll have unmatched views of Yosemite Falls and Half Dome as you prepare your dinner on your campfire ring's grill. Enjoy your meal on your covered patio as you take in the sights and sounds of Yosemite.. ... more   less 

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Address: 9005 Southside Dr., Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Price Range: €51 - €60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Housekeeping Camp 1.5*
Number of rooms: 266
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“choose the ones close to the Merced river for better views”
tanwi82, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Its not a hotel. It's more like a unit for two families with a cement wall in between and a tarp over the top..”
mdauth58, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Camping. If all your stuff isn't covered in dust the first day you are legend.”
T9396PFthomasw, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Take a lake view!!”
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144kimb, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose river side for best view”
Prasana87, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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