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Yosemite Lodging Information

Our room block for both the Majestic Hotel and Yosemite Valley Lodge are sold out. Please call if you would like to be added to a waiting list.

The seminar hotel is the Yosemite Valley Lodge, formerly Yosemite Lodge at the Falls, located in Yosemite valley. The rooms being held for our group are limited so reserve you room early. Once our room block is sold, attendees will have to book rooms at hotels outside the park.

Two ways to make reservations:

  • By phone at 888-413-8869. Reservation agents are available 7 days a week from 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Pacific)
  • Online reservations

Use Group Code #1045RB when making your reservations.

Rates:

  • Yosemite Valley Lodge Room (formerly Yosemite Lodge at the Falls):
    • $144 Thursday night
    • $185/night Friday and Saturday
  • The Majestic Yosemite Hotel Room (formerly The Ahwahnee Hotel):
    • $309 Thursday night
    • $359/night Friday and Saturday

Please note: All guestrooms are charged an additional $2.00 per room per night as a generous donation for the enhancement and preservation of the Yosemite Experience. 100% of your donation goes to the Yosemite Association, the non-profit organization not only offers many programs like free art classes and Yosemite Theatre, but also organizes volunteers that help with many park projects, manages the wilderness permits, provides bear proof canisters and publishes many of the best guidebooks about Yosemite.

Reservation deadline is February 6, 2017 or when rooms sell out, whichever comes first.

Rate based on single or double occupancy. (There is no charge for children ages 12 and under staying in adult’s room. If there is a 3rd child, additional rate will apply.) First night’s room including 10% county occupancy tax, 1% tourism fee (fees may change without notice) and 3.05% Utility Pass Through and Visitor Transportation fee is required to secure your room reservation. THESE ROOM RATES ARE AVAILABLE FOR SEMINAR ATTENDEES ONLY. Two room limit per registered attendee. If you need additional rooms, please contact Della Yee (dyee@cvma.net) at the CVMA office to be added to a wait list. You will be notified of availability after January 27, 2017.

Hotel Reservation policies and Yosemite Information:

  • Cancellations/Change Policy: All individual guest rooms must be canceled 7 days prior to reservation arrival date to assure refund of deposit. Refunds on no-shows and cancellations made less than 7 days in advance will be forfeited.
  • Incidentals: All guests will be required to check-in and provide a credit card or cash deposit for incidentals.
  • Check-in & Check-Out Times:
    • Yosemite Valley Lodge: Check in is at 4:00 PM and check-out is at 11:00 AM
    • The Majestic Yosemite Hotel: Check in is at 4:00 PM and check-out is at 12:00 PM
  • The Majestic Yosemite Hotel Dining Room: Individual dinner reservations are advised and may be made up to one year in advance by calling (209) 372-1489. Proper attire is kindly requested for dinner. Gentlemen are required to wear long pants and a shirt with a collar, and we ask that women  wear a dress, skirt, or long pants with a blouse. Please refrain from wearing shorts, T-shirts, tank tops, flip flops, and baseball caps. Children over the age of four are asked to dress for the occasion as well. Breakfast, brunch, and lunch are always casual.
  • Park Entrance Fee: There is a $25.00 entrance fee per vehicle collected by the National Park Service at park entrance stations. Gasoline is no longer available in Yosemite Valley. Gasoline is available at service stations near park entrances and in Yosemite National Park at Crane Flat and Wawona, as well as Tuolumne Meadows seasonally.
  • Road & Weather Information: Please call (209) 372-0209 for road and weather information prior to your arrival. It is recommended that you carry tire chains in your vehicle between November and April. Under state regulations, any vehicle entering a signed chain control area must carry chains, even if their use is not mandatory at the time.
  • Please never leave food or scented items in your vehicle after dark. Bears are attracted to food and scented items (such as cosmetics, toiletries as well as empty food and beverage containers). Food can be stored in hotel rooms and hard-sided cabins, provided that windows are closed when room is unoccupied by guests.

 

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