The Best Cheap Hotels Near Yosemite National Park

Whether you are an avid hiker or want to experience one of America’s stunning national parks, Yosemite is a must-see. But, because of its bucket-list appeal, hotels can be on the pricier side of the spectrum. That said, not all hotels near Yosemite National Park break the bank.

Discover the best cheap hotels near Yosemite National Park, plus affordable cabin rentals and campsites, ahead.

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Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite

Price: $110+ per night

The Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite is a historic resort near Yosemite National Park. The resort offers a variety of accommodations, including cabin rentals and tent camping. That said, the cabin rentals aren’t cheap. If you are looking for a cheap hotel and don’t mind camping, this resort is a great option. Prices vary — and are more expensive in July — but you can usually find a couples tent for around $110 per night. All guests can enjoy the lodge amenities, including the pool, rentals, on-site dining, and more.

Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort

Price: $40+ per night

Want to stay in a true Yosemite cabin? Consider the Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort. Like most places in Yosemite, prices reflect the season. However, you can stay in a tent cabin for $40 to $90 per night. If you prefer a hotel set up, the Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort also offers hotel-style rooms for $85 to $175 per night. You can also score a private room with a shared bath or a family cabin for around $65 to $135 per night. If you’re looking for something a little more luxurious, consider the resort’s Starlite House. Located just across the stream from the hotel, the guest vacation house sleeps seven people and features a kitchen and dining area. Depending on the season, you can book the house for around $105 to $375.

Big Trees Lodge

Price: $145+ per night

Albeit on the more expensive side of the spectrum, the Big Trees Lodge is located in Yosemite National Park. The historic Victorian-era lodge is one of California’s original mountain resorts and features seasonal amenities like horseback riding, golf, and swimming. Guests can also enjoy piano performances in the lounge and eat at the lodge’s on-site restaurant. Standard rooms with a shared bathroom start at around $145 per night. Prices or a private bathroom start at around $200 per night.


It’s not secret hotel accommodations near Yosemite National Park can get pricey, so if you want more bang for your buck, you might want to consider renting a cabin through Airbnb. Peep some of our top picks for the best cabin rentals near Yosemite National Park, below.

Cedar Star at Yosemite West

Price: $431 per night

Planning a Yosemite trip with friends or family? Consider the Cedar Star at Yosemite West. The 3,330 square foot, five bedroom cabin sleeps 10 people, making it more affordable than staying at a hotel near the national park. Located inside the park’s gates, guests can enjoy the wrap around deck, elevator, free Wi-Fi, and access to a washer and dryer — perfect for those dirty hiking clothes!

Buss Stop Cabin in Wawona

Price: $475 per night

Another family-friendly Airbnb option? The Buss Stop Cabin in Wawona. The three bedroom cabin (six beds total) sleeps up to ten guests and is located right inside Yosemite National Park. Guests can enjoy a dip in the cabin’s jacuzzi, gather around the large indoor living space, lounge on the spacious deck, or venture off to the nearby Wawona swinging bridge and Giant Redwoods. Also, the cabin features a full kitchen and gas barbecue for all your dining needs.

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