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Driveway Entrance
Driveway approach
Welcome Bear
Guest apartment entrance from parking
Entrance balcony
View from Patio
Covered Patio off of entrance balcony
Barbecue Area
Covered Patio & Guest Apartment
Garden Patio
Garden Patio
Second Sleeping Area
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Cooking Area
Main Bedroom
Main Bedroom
TV-Video Center
Bathroom with Shower
Floor Plan
16' Above Ground Pool
Pool Area
Aerial view of pool and patio areas.
View from the Pool Area
Yosemite Juniper Crest Sunset
Spring in the Front Meadow
Poppy Path to the Cabana
Summer bloom in the front planter
Winter in our backyard
December Snow 2013
Front Yard View Winter 2013
April Poppies on the Merced River
Yogi Coyote
Backyard Visitor
Hosts/Owners Rickey & Gary
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Midpines, California

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Dee K
Pasadena, Texas, United States
Level 4 Contributor
15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful hosts”
Reviewed 26 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Nice little apartment. There was a bookkeeping error and the owners were more than gracious about it and offered to give us the second night free plus give our deposit back plus give us the difference of what we paid that other hotel. In all the 20 plus yrs of them having this place, this was the first time it had happened and they were obviously upset and apologized profusely. Very nice people. The only drawback to the apartment that I would change is the only dishes to heat things up in the microwave can not be used in the microwave per the owner. So that made things a bit difficult, but that could be easily fixed with just getting some cheap dishes from Walmart that are microwaveable and hopefully they will take care of that after seeing this review. One Huge plus is that they provide the washer and dryer and soap to do your laundry which is a big deal when you're on vacation as it's a hassle to find a laundry mat, and the time it takes to sit there and wait for your clothes to wash and dry. I so enjoyed this little extra perk.

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Management Response
28 May 2017
Thanks Dee for you and Vernon being such nice and understanding guests. We appreciate your suggestion about the table plates being changed out for microwaveable ones and will do so. Convenience and comfort for our guests is very important to us. We look forward to your return.
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janeteo12...
Ottawa, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful base for exploring Yosemite !”
Reviewed 15 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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We stayed at Junipercrest for 3 nights. Gary and Rickey were wonderful hosts - very friendly and knowledgeable about area with lots of great suggestions. The apartment was perfect for 2 of us, though it would also be great for a family. Very clean and cosy and fully equipped. There is even a huge supply of complementary snacks and coffee and tea and more which we really appreciated. The outdoor space is beautiful too. Perfect for sitting out in the sun or at night to watch the stars in a dark sky. We would definitely recommend Junipercrest to anyone looking for something so much better than a hotel room around Yosemite. Bonus - the drive from Junipercrest to Yosemite is absolutely beautiful.

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Management Response
17 May 2017
Thanks Janet. You and your husband are a delightful couple and we enjoyed having you here at JuniperCrest. It is always gratifying to know our guests enjoyed their stay with us. We hope you will return to explore more of Yosemite and stay with us again.
Gary and Rickey
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Tony L
Coventry, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Perfect hosts and excellent accomodation.”
Reviewed 2 May 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Gary and Rickey were wonderful hosts. They accommodated all of our needs, and had lots of information on local amenities and attractions. There were 3 of us staying, and we had plenty of room. Everything was very clean and tidy with every facility and appliance that was needed. We cooked our own meals and ate out on a few occasions at the Charles Street Restaurant and Yosemite Bug, both of which we enjoyed.
Mariposa is an interesting town with plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from, and has great local history.
Yosemite is approx. a 50 minute drive away from the property, and you go along by the Merced River which makes it a very enjoyable drive. We found the roads to be less busy early in the day, and also during the weekdays.
We had a great time staying at Yosemite JuniperCrest and would highly recommend this property.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 May 2017
Thanks Tony, it was a pleasure having you and your family here. We are glad our vacation apartment was comfortable for you, and that in addition to Yosemite, you found some of the interesting attractions our area has to offer. We look forward to your return to conquer those high country trails you have yet to see.

Yours Truly,
Gary and Rickey
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sistahsee...
Oakland, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“A Definite "yes" and thank you!”
Reviewed 28 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Three of us stayed in the apt/cabin and had plenty of room. Kitchen is ample for cooking wonderful meals and well stocked. Anything further we needed and asked for was immediately taken care of with ease and generousity. Beautiful drive to Yosemite gate along Merced was basically kjeasy and added to our trip though a slide does slow down the ride slightly due to detour set up.

Hosts are great and welcoming. Night sky beautiful and its quiet out there!! We will return.

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Management Response
30 Apr 2017
Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed your stay at Yosemite JuniperCrest. We look forward to your return.
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sue m
1 review
“Great location for hiking trip”
Reviewed 25 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Dear Gary and Rickey,Thanks so much for the great stay at Juniper Crest! The apartment was perfect and we had a really nice time. Plan on coming back ASAP! Hiking was fabulous and really enjoyed the Mariposa Museum recommended by Rickey on our rainy day.The location is great for visiting the park,river and towns close by.Sue

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
26 Mar 2017
Dear Sue,

Thanks for your guest review about your stay at Yosemite JuniperCrest. It is rewarding for us to know that you were comfortable here at Yosemite JuniperCrest, and enjoyed the attributes that our area has to offer. We look forward to your return visit to continue your Yosemite Experience.

Yours Truly,
Gary and Rickey
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Kmidds
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Charming accommodation with fabulous hosts”
Reviewed 13 October 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Immaculate accommodation in a lovely setting. Gary & Rickey were wonderful hosts; they respected our privacy but were also on hand to provide valuable information.The Apartment was very homely with a well equipped kitchen & a wonderful drawer of snacks for our hiking escapades. There was also a comfortable bed & air conditioning throughout. Staying for 10 nights we were grateful to be able to use the laundry facilities, this was very much appreciated. We travelled numerous times to Yosemite and at a maximum of 40 minutes this was fine. The hiking & views in the Park were fabulous.
We thought the price of the accommodation was excellent & Gary & Rickey went far beyond what hosts normally do; printing documents & Rickey even provided some muscle rub lotion after we climbed Half Dome.
We highly recommend this property.

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Liked best: Proximity to Yosemite and very comfortable accommodation
Liked least: Nothing, everything was wonderful
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Oct 2016
Thanks for letting us know we made your stay enjoyable. We were happy to be a part of your great Yosemite experience.
Gary and Rickey
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Christine...
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Yosemite Trip”
Reviewed 27 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We had a great stay at Juniper Crest, the accommodations are nicely located between Yosemite and other small historical towns. Gary and Ricky were very friendly and gave travel suggestions and tips about going to the park. All cooking equipment and necessities in apartment and grocery store nearby. We would definitely stay here again and recommend this place to others.

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