I stayed in the hostel portion of this resort during my stay. The room itself wasn't bad and everyone in the room is respectful to one another as any other hostel setting. The bad part if the showers where the shower head is at a height of what seems to be 4 feet. There is no real way to adjust this shower head either and the water pressure feels like a pressure washer. The over all bathroom wasn't impressive and they would also turn the AC off during the day so when most people got back it was excessively hot in the cabin. It's 95-100 outside the least you could do is leave it on to remain somewhat cool inside. If I were to return to Yosemite I wouldn't stay here.
We had our own room in a two-room cabin, each with separate entrances. The beds were comfortable, the staff were friendly, and the setting was natural and charming. It's also closer to Yosemite than Mariposa, which was helpful when we headed out the next day. We also ate at the onsite restaurant (June Bug Cafe) and it was convenient, yummy, and good with our dietary restrictions.
You took my order and never made my food. You lied and said you didn't write it down but I asked Madeline the person who took my order and she said she took it. She just said she could hear well and said sorry when she wrote my order down and didn't do anything kind to improve the experience. I come here a lot. I'll never be back because of Madeline. You ruined my night waiting on food that you never took the time to submit.
My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights last week and it was such a fun experience. It's not your typical "Resort" but that is fully explained on their website. We loved the location and laid back atmosphere. The fun was phenomenal !!
It’s great to wake up in Yosemite Valley but not everyone can score one of the few spots within the national park itself. The closest hotels to Yosemite are in El Portal and they are fine as regular motels go but not very inspiring. For a more private option 25 minutes from El Portal (1 hour from Yosemite Valley), the Yosemite Bug is a good choice. We were driving Friday night from the Bay Area so the location was convenient as we could leave early from work at 3 pm and be at the Bug for dinner. Then drive to Yosemite early to beat the crowds and be back at the end of the day Saturday for the drive back home Sunday. The Bug is a hostel with dorm rooms but given we were a family, we book a cabin with bathrooms. Cost was reasonable and the cabin had a refrigerator, chairs and a small deck outside. Our cabin was not totally private (we had rooms on both sides of us) but it was isolated enough. The property is set back far enough from SR 140 where we did not hear any traffic during the night. It’s not your luxury resort with down bedding, pool cabanas and gas fire pits — but more functional wood cabins. but we found it very comfy. With a restaurant that churns out tasty food for dinner and breakfast. So as a staging location for a full one or two day visit of Yosemite, it is a good option.…