Nestled within the natural splendor of Yosemite National Park, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite in Fish Camp, Calif., provides vacationing couples with unmatched serenity. The hotel is located 55 miles north of Fresno International Airport and two miles from the south entrance to the park.
While breathing spectacularly crisp mountain air, guests enjoy panoramic mountain views. Built in 1990 and renovated in 2009, the lodge resembles an enormous southwestern luxury cabin, with a plethora of unfinished woods and Native American-style fabrics. Ideal for the outdoorsy adventurer, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite offers a Guest Experience Center that assists with arranging sightseeing tours of the park, guided hikes and horseback riding. Independent guests may engage in self-guided activities like golfing at Yosemite's Wawona Golf Course, fishing at nearby Bass Lake and ice-skating.
Pampered guests experience wonderful scrubs, massages, facials, aromatherapy, and manicures and pedicures at the hotel's Ascent Spa, with 12 individual and couples treatment rooms and views of the mountains. Two pools are perfect for relaxing or just splashing around. Guests maintain regimented workout routines in the equipped fitness center and sauna. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel for a surcharge. Guest parking is complimentary, and valet parking is available as well. Pets welcome (surcharge).
Unique dining options include fireside dining for breakfast and dinner at The Sierra Room, and burgers for lunch at Jackalope Bar and Grill, which has a children's menu. The Embers Restaurant offers dinner and a bar, and serves cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM. The Timberloft Pizzeria is open for dinner, and the turn-of-the-century style Parkside Deli serves breakfast and lunch (some meals may not be served daily.) Room service is available during limited hours.
Summer banquets are planned at Summerdale, a special event area where guests gather around an open fire pit, picnic tables and a small amphitheater while storytellers spin tales of the past.
A day of exploration ends in the graceful and welcoming accommodations of Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite. Décor reflects the Southwestern theme of the hotel, with neutral wall coverings and furniture dressed in local fabrics. Guests appreciate pillowtop mattresses with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets, LCD TV, in-room refrigerators and safes, free local calls, coffeemakers, and eco-friendly bath products. Recommended for families, Extended Double Deluxe guestrooms offer sofa beds, private balconies and additional living space. Special occasions call for Luxury Suites or Honeymoon Rooms with wet bars, marvelous furnishings and separate vanities. Rollaway beds are available on request (with the exception of the cottage rooms).