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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: Fairly close to Yosemite (1h drve to the park valley). Central in Mariposa. Cons: Not cleaned every day, extremely small bathroom, loud heater, no hair dryer (a big issue in winter!!!), odd foam that is not very comfy instead of sheets, no laundry facilities, the bed was uneven and not comfortable... That is just the beginning. Better pay $10...

Thank Magdalena R
Halesowen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

From reading the other views, it really comes down to what do you expect. Yes, it isn't the Ritz London but my girlfriend and I spend 2 nights here when visiting Yosemite and we're very pleased. We had the large room with two double beds that were extremely comfortable. While the decor won't win any awards, it's a real motel...

1Thank BHX2015
Midland, Texas
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This hotel is run down and in need of repair. Carpet is filthy, bathroom floor is old and stained from toilet leaking. The ac is so loud that it wakes you up every time condenseor kicks on. The shower is so small you can't even turn in it and I'm not a large person. Shower curtain doesn't fit and water...

Thank kay h
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This hotel was in the process of remodeling their lobby, but the entire place was in need of a facelift. Tiny bathrooms, old carpeting, dirty swimming pool are a few of the things that need attention. Not worth the price paid.

Thank jchfla
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Mariposa is a lovely place to visit with many a restaurant or cafe to choose from to eat..The lodge is covenient to everything and has free wifi, average facilities and a decent bed to sleep in. The staff were hard to reach at times for help but in general.a nice place to stay.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Good location for visiting Yosemite, in a nice quiet little town. The motel was tired & in need of a revamp. Cobwebs aplenty in the room, shower a bit grotty. For me it was just a base to visit Yosemite, so was ok, but for anyone wanting a bit more class, this is not the place to stay

Thank patrick b
Schelle, Belgium
Reviewed 8 August 2016

When you are doing a roadtrip like we were, you come to a varied range of hotels, motels and Inn's. You always try to find a good balance between cost and comfort. When we were booking motels for our roadtrip of the Westcoast of the US, we came across the Mother Lode Lodge because the location in Mariposa, not far...

Thank Gerry D
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Good: Location is ideal for hitting all the shops and restaurants in town. Ice machine pumps out a lot of ice for your coolers. Close to Yosemite Valley - 44 miles - without the high cost of staying in the park. Free parking and wi-fi works good. Very friendly employees and will take carrot any requests. Big pool. Lots of...

Thank Jeff M
Reidville, South Carolina
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Good location outside of Yosemite. Better pricing since it is outside Yosemite yet only about an hour from valley floor. Clean rooms quite seating. free wi fi a little slow. Fridge in room. Shower only no tub

Thank Anita A
West Virginia
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We spent the night there after a day in Yosemite. The room was clean and a decent size and had a fridge and microwave. It is convenient to restaurants in town. The bathroom had no bath soap or shampoo, just liquid soap in a container. The TV is DISH TV. It was a bit expensive for what you get, but...

Thank SnotOtter

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Additional Information about Mother Lode Lodge

Address: 5051 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA 95338
Region: United States > California > Mariposa
Price Range: £53 - £116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mother Lode Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Go across st to street to mariposa lodge”
 of 5 bubbles 677kayh, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“if you are running late check in after 10 pm not a problem”
 of 5 bubbles anitaa557, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All room are below street level”
 of 5 bubbles Gorsefighter, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“We paid $160 for 2 nights which I thought was over priced. It's a nice town so book early for better rooms and price somewhere nearby”
 of 5 bubbles gerardg851, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose another place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles patriciafY3322CS, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
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