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Yosemite Lodging Information

March 11-13, 2022

This year’s seminar hotel is the Yosemite Valley Lodge located in Yosemite Valley. The guest rooms held for our group at the Yosemite Valley Lodge and The Ahwahnee are limited, so reserve your room early. Once our room block is sold out, attendees may need to book rooms at hotels outside the park.

ROOM BLOCK IS AVAILABLE TO SEMINAR ATTENDEES ONLY. There is a 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 waitlist. You will be notified of availability after January 25, 2022.

Two ways to make reservations:

  • By phone at (888) 413-8869. Reservation agents are available 7 days a week from

7:00 AM–7:00 PM (Arizona Time)

Use Group Code 13B5KB when making your reservations.

Rates:

  • Yosemite Valley Lodge
    • $179 Thursday night (plus applicable taxes)
    • $221/night Friday & Saturday (plus applicable taxes)
  • The Ahwahnee
    • $385 Thursday night (plus applicable taxes)
    • $426/night Friday & Saturday (plus applicable taxes)

Above guestroom rates do not include 12% occupancy tax plus 1.5% MCTBID, .2% CA Tourism Fee & $2.00 Yosemite Conservancy Fee.

Note, all rates are subject to change pending approval from the National Park Service.

Reservation deadline is January 25, 2022 or when rooms sell out, whichever comes first.

Rates are based on double occupancy. (There is no charge for children 12 and under in the same room.)

Note: Due to COVID-19, daily housekeeping service is not available; however, if you need anything during your stay, please contact the front desk.

Hotel Reservation Policies and Yosemite Information:

  • Cancellations/Change Policy: All individual guest rooms must be cancelled/changed 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. No-shows are considered late cancellations and are invoiced at the first night’s stay (room, tax, and fee).
  • Incidentals: All guests will be required to check-in and provide a credit card or cash deposit for incidentals.
  • Check-In and Check-Out Times:
    • Yosemite Valley Lodge: Check-in is at 4:00 PM and check-out is at 11:00 AM
    • The Ahwahnee: Check-in is at 4:00 PM and check-out is at 12:00 PM
  • The Ahwahnee Dining Room: Currently, The Ahwahnee Dining Room is offering a buffet dining experience for both breakfast and dinner meals. Health and safety precautions are in place for the touchless buffet dining service. Lunch at The Ahwahnee Dining Room is featuring a takeout menu for lunch. Guests can enjoy their meals in the Dining Room, but there is no tableside service. Individual dinner reservations are advised and may be made up to one year in advance by calling (209) 372-1489 or online via OpenTable. Proper attire is kindly requested for dinner. Gentlemen are required to wear long pants and a shirt with a collar, and women are asked to 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. Read more here: https://www.travelyosemite.com/dining/the-ahwahnee-dining-room/
  • Park Entrance Fee: There is a $35.00 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 and Weather Information: Please call (209) 372-0200 for road and weather information prior to your arrival. It is STRONGLY recommended that you carry tire chains in your vehicle between November through March. You must have chains when entering a chain control area even if you are driving a four-wheel drive or rental vehicle. Please keep in mind that chains are dependent on the weather condition and not time of year.
  • Please never leave food or scented items in your vehicle after dark. Bears are attracted to food and scented items (such as cosmetics, toiletries, and empty food and beverage containers). Food can be stored in hotel rooms and hard-sided cabins provided that windows are closed when the room is unoccupied by guests.
  • Miscellaneous Yosemite Valley Lodge/Park Policies:
  • Pets are not allowed on property.
  • Quiet hours are 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM.
  • Cooking is not allowed in any guest room.
  • 45’ vehicles are prohibited on sections of Highways 120, 41, and 140 as designated by the California Department of Transportation.

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