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Large bedroom with queen-size Tempurpedic Full vintage kitchen for 'eating in'
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42 reviews
welcome to D&E Digs
Large bedroom with queen-size Tempurpedic
Full vintage kitchen for 'eating in'
Spacious living room area...just sit back and relax
Very clean bathroom...
Private deck with dining area.
Relax in the gazebo with a glass of wine....
Deer grazing the meadow.
Stroll through one of our many gardens...
The view from your deck after a light snowfall.
sit next to a warm fire and enjoy the night skies....
Nearby Lake...
Redbud Trees bloom in early spring...
Dogwood Trees in the fall...
Hike along the Merced River surrounded by poppies.
Winter in Yosemite!
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Yosemite National Park, California

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Rachelle...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“We are definitely coming back”
Reviewed 30 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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My boyfriend and I stayed here during our trip to Yosemite. We loved it here so much that I almost didn't want to post another positive review, in fear that this cottage would be booked when we decide to come back.

Donna and Eric are some of the warmest, kindest, most interesting people I've ever met, and the dogs are a lot of fun, too. The cottage itself is adorable. The decor of the kitchen brings you back to the 1950s, and the cottage is decorated with photos of Yosemite. The bedroom is enormous and the bed is comfortable. We were surprised to find a bathroom that was enormous! However, the shower was smaller than average. All of the appliances worked.

Part of the fun of this cottage is the grounds. There are ample places to eat outside, and there's a gas grill! If we had had more time, it would have been nice to lie in the hammock underneath the stars.

We are both looking forward to returning!

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Liked best: Donna and Eric, the dogs, grounds, cleanliness, the grill, cuteness of the cottage, availability of bath supplies, the bookshelf
Liked least: The shower was small (but still big enough to fit someone of any size)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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fud28
Boston, MA
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Beautiful Get-away Near Yosemite”
Reviewed 14 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

My cousin and I had a lovely time staying at D&E Digs. I wish we could have stayed longer. What a beautiful house and property. The house had everything we needed to relax and truly enjoy our time. While we weren't out exploring Yosemite and the surrounding area, we took comfort in grilling, eating outside, and star gazing from the lounge chairs. We would DEFINITELY stay here again. Donna and Eric were great hosts. This place is truly a gem.

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Liked best: Everything - Comfy bed, grill, beautiful grounds, friendly dogs, to name a few
Liked least: No complaints
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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lagw2016
Fife, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“It was so wonderful, we got married there!”
Reviewed 1 July 2013 for a stay in July 2012

Donna, Eric and the doggies were the perfect hosts, making us feel relaxed and welcome after a stressful drive to Yosemite. The cottage was beautiful with everything you could possible need. It was very comfortable. We enjoyed having breakfast on the decking - watching the butterflies come and visit! Donna and Eric very kindly let us get married at 'The Hideaway', where we had a beautiful quiet ceremony among the ponderosas! Afterwards we had a dip in the pool, followed by a snooze on the hammock then a short stroll to see the horses! A perfect day. Then we honeymooned in the park which is about 40 minutes drive away. Mariposa is 15 minutes. There is also a handy gas station nearby. It was sad to say 'goodbye' but we hope to return, perhaps for a future wedding anniversary. I'd highly recommend this property for a relaxed holiday in a very beautiful part of California.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
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Lifeisabe...
London
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“a fantastic place to relax after a day in Yosemite”
Reviewed 17 October 2012 for a stay in October 2012
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person found this review helpful

I don't know about you but when I first turn up to new place to stay I have a touch of the nerves, just in case it doesn't turn out as i'd hoped. Well booking here was one of the best things we ever did. We were greeted by Donna & Eric as we arrived and offered a cold beer (that was very gratefully received) and a tour of the property.
They are such wonderful hosts with great knowledge of where to go, what to see and Eric has some fabulous stories (I won't spoil any of them for you). Early morning coffees on the porch saw us joined by hummingbirds and D&E's lovely dogs Joey, Mickey and Sadie. There is a BBQ on site for guest use...there is also a small grocery store/gas station at the end of the drive but a bigger market can be found in Mariposa 11 miles away. We chose to eat in the first night and found everything we needed in the cottage....it almost felt like being at home...oh have I mentioned how comfortable the bed was yet!. The second night we ate out at Savourys restaurant in Mariposa on D&E's recommendation and that was lovely too.
The cottage is in a very tranquil setting with the owners nearby but not intrusive in any way, it is spotlessly clean, comfortable and well equipped. Around the grounds are hammocks, seating by fires that Eric will build if need be and a pool. Any regrets? Yes that we didn't stay longer!

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Laurenand...
Highcliffe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Fantastic!”
Reviewed 22 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

We had a wonderful time staying at Donna and Eric's delightful cottage. They are some of the most welcoming and accommodating hosts we have met on our travels and could not have made us feel more at home! The cottage itself is a perfect retreat - clean, comfortable and set in the tranquil grounds of the owners' property. Our only regret was not being able to spend more time there! It is probably worth noting that the accommoation is about a 45 minute to an hour drive to Yosemite National Park - ideally we might have liked to be a bit closer but you have to balance this with the much better value for money of staying further from the park. We would 100% recommend this holiday rental to anyone looking for a relaxing break in Yosemite!

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Reviewed 21 April 2012 for a stay in April 2012

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Az.
Reviewed 16 October 2011 for a stay in October 2010

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