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9005 Southside Dr., Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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#3 of 25 Speciality lodging in Yosemite National Park
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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..
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Mario wrote a review May 2020
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I saw the pictures online and thought it looked great so I booked 2 nights. Those pictures must of been taken when the camp was first built because that’s not what’s there now! I booked a river front location, the site was no where near the river. Their explanation is that any site facing the river is considered river front (even though you can’t even see the river from the site). The site itself was just nasty! There was a condom on the floor, someone’s socks under the bed, layers of filth and dirt. The unit looked like it hadn’t been cleaned in years. The fire pit was full of ash, I had to beg to have someone come out and clean it. The unit itself has a shared wall, so that means there is another group of campers directly behind you. How fun it was to hear their loud talking, swearing, laughing, and music all night! This place is one step above refugee camp - don’t be fooled by the pictures! It’s very crowded during the summer months, people and cars everywhere. If you do go, bring your own cleaning supplies, disinfectant, sheets, and ear plugs.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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WhitneyLUSA wrote a review Dec 2019
Portland, Oregon51 contributions30 helpful votes
We weren't sold on the actual camp when we booked it, but we were sold on the location. We ended up loving it! We flew to California, and checked a duffel bag with just enough to keep the camp comfy, including a string of lights, a table cloth, and bed linens. We also purchased an inexpensive cooler after we rented a car. Anyone driving could take even more/better decor and food options. The bathrooms were not the cleanest (especially the showers) but we had shower shoes and made due. We walked everywhere from here (adding a few miles to each of our hikes) and we will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: June 2019
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emmanuel m wrote a review Nov 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates1 contribution
It was a nice time with your living in the 1st floor the rooms were really clean and comfortable the housekeeping team is doing a great job specially Miscline and Kumar there services was really nice and I feel like visiting again
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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Seneca1201 wrote a review Oct 2019
Auburn, New York255 contributions74 helpful votes
We wanted to camp but were coming by plane, so Housekeeping Camp seemed a good compromise, and it was. Price was decent too. We were not prepared for a completely full campground though on our arrival Saturday night. It was like an amusement park - boom boxes, disco lights, barking dogs, screaming kids on bikes racing through our site, car alarms, clanging metal bear boxes, etc. The layers of dirt and debris under my bed were amazing and made it clear it had not been swept since the beginning of the season 6 months ago. Not once. The canvas door hung on by threads and was dirty and ripped. No hooks in the cabins or in the bathhouse. We were glad we brought Clorox wipes and wish we had brought a string on Christmas lights for outside (to join the disco gang). All that said, the price and location were right, and once the crowds sort of left on Sunday, it was somewhat quieter. Bring ear plugs. We hadn't known what to expect and once we got used to it and accepted it, it was fine. It was camping with lots of close strangers. Not exactly the peaceful quiet we usually seek outdoors but hey, it's Yosemite! We made the best of it. TIP: find free firewood all over the park and load up your trunk. No need to pay $12 for a box of wood when you're already in the forest!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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M B wrote a review Oct 2019
San Francisco, California671 contributions119 helpful votes
Housekeeping camp has a great location. It is also good you can make your own bonfire. But I find the place very dirty and the restrooms were really horrible. This wouldn’t have bothered me if the price had been decent. It is crazy overpriced, and they can naturally do it because so many of us want to go to Yosemite. At Housekeeping you are close to nature. Still, in the evenings it was so noisy by people partying that I wondered if I was is a beautiful national park or in a pub home in San Francisco. Yosemite does not have many options for places to stay. So if this is your opinion, I would recommend to book the place. You are really in the middle of the beauty of Yosemite.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Housekeeping Camp
Which popular attractions are close to Housekeeping Camp?
Nearby attractions include Yosemite Valley (1.1 km), Four Mile Trail (1.1 km), and Ahwahnee Historic Building (0.7 km).
Is parking available at Housekeeping Camp?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Housekeeping Camp?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Ahwahnee Dining Room, Curry Village Dining Pizza Deck, and Degnan's Kitchen.
Are there any historical sites close to Housekeeping Camp?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Indian Village of the Ahwahnee (1.2 km).
Does Housekeeping Camp have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Housekeeping Camp accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.