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Strandhill, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This was our 3rd time staying here in Sage cabin...2010, 2013 & a couple of weeks ago. We love it in Foresta as you're close to the valley but away from the crowds. But also its not a bad base if you need to get to the Tuolumne area. In arrival we were pleasantly surprised to see the owners have... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 6 nights in Lupin cabin. We have previously visited Yosemite but stayed outside of the park so we really appreciated the location as it was well situated for accessing both the valley and Tuolomme meadows/Tioga road areas. We found the cabin to offer everything we needed. The bed was really comfortable, fridge and oven were huge and... More 

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Simi Valley
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

We need rain in California so we can get back the amazing waterfalls for this beautiful national park. We have gone to this park over 35 times and you will want to bring a bike to go around the valley floor. It is very hot in July and August and it is really nice in the spring. To get the... More 

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California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

I stayed recently at the Lupin Cabin with my two kids in March. While Yosemite is amazingly beautiful, I really appreciated being a bit removed from the hustle and bustle of the valley floor while still being close enough that it was a painless and beautiful drive back in...the cabin, itself, was clean and cozy. It is small but comfortable... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This was my second stay at Hilltop cabins and it was just as I remembered, minus the hot tub. This is really a no frills type of cozy cabin. I was reading through the reviews and people complain about 3 things mostly: 1. Proximity to the cabin next door 2. No Wifi or slow wifi 3. Furnishings 1. Proximity to... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We stayed in Lupin, nearest the 'road' and had a great time. Directions to the cabin were accurate and as we left the tarmac the anticipation of being away from it all increased. Whilst we were unpacking the car a Mule Deer wandered past, which really made my daughter's day! The cabin is well appointed and we found it clean... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

Plus: staying outside the Valley, having a full kitchen and bbq, accomodating an early check in Negative: not clean, stains on duvets, outdated bumpy sofa bed, plumbing bathroom was not working properly, very dirty bbq grill, plenty of dust (not so good if you are allergic)

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Steve B, Owner at Yosemite Hilltop Cabins, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you experienced these issues during your stay. I had a meeting with our housekeeper today to discuss the problems that you experienced. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It would have been great if you contacted me directly so that I could have addressed these issues sooner. Steve 949-697-8462 hilltopcabins@gmail.com More 

Columbia, Missouri
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful stay in Sage Cabin end of June/early July. Inside the border of the park, about 15-20 min from the Valley. it was great to be able to cook meals in the cabin and eat on the table on the patio. Everything we needed was supplied including a grill and cooking utensils. In case you want to... More 

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99 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Location, ambience & facilities!!! It's got it all. We have stayed in foresta before so we knew what to expect. This cabin had everything, toiletries in the bathroom, kitchen utensils & condiments & a fantastic weber bbq. Unless you stay in the valley you will not be any closer, to perfectly honest why would you because these 4 days in... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I was looking for a place nearby Yosemite and this is it! Drive about 20 minutes to the visitor center in the valley. Great cabin in the woods - a perfect get away from the crowds after visiting beautiful Yosemite. The cabin was clean, well furnished, everything we needed for a 5 night stay was in the cabin. Directions were... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yosemite Pines RV Resort and Family Lodging are located within the gates of Yosemite National Park in the tiny community of Foresta. It is hard to believe that such a quiet and peaceful place like this exists just fifteen minutes from the sometimes bustling Yosemite Valley.The cabins are very private. Even though the Sage and Lupin cabins are right next to each other they are oriented to maintain maximum privacy. Each cabin has 17-foot-tall wood beam ceilings with ceiling fans and lots of windows to take advantage of the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. When you are at the cabins you can see the top of El Capitan, Yosemite's world famous 3000 ft tall granite cliff.Each cabin has a master bedroom with a comfy king-size bed and down comforter. They also have a full bath, full kitchen, and reading loft. Each cabin also has its own patio with a high quality Weber gas barbecue. Fantastic hiking and running trails with wildflowers, waterfalls, and wildlife can be accessed right from the cabins.The Sage and Lupin cabins are available for nightly rental and are have all the amenities: TV, telephone, DVD player, microwave, coffee grinder, and coffee maker. The cabins are heated in the winter by propane heaters that looks like a wood-burning stoves. Both cabins have air conditioning for your summer comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yosemite Hilltop Cabins

Address: 1276 Dana Way, Foresta, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Region: United States > California > Yosemite National Park
Number of rooms: 1
Also Known As:
Yosemite Foresta Hilltop Cabins Hotel Yosemite National Park
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“There are some nicer cabins & hotels that have Internet if you real need it.”
 of 5 bubbles V5423RVstevenb, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Either cabin is fine. Position makes no real difference!”
 of 5 bubbles andym80, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Both cabins are great, offer privacy, Lupin is more "out front" than Sage, but either is comfortable and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lavbeach, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“Sage Cabin slightly better located than Lupin, but Lupin has bigger windows in bedroom. Both are great choices though.”
 of 5 bubbles willowtree59, 28 May 2014 | Read review
“Get started early on your Yosemite activities as parking lots fill up quickly.”
 of 5 bubbles DanfromMichigan, 30 Jul 2013 | Read review
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