Established in 1890, Sequoia National Park spans over 400,000 acres and is visited by thousands of people from all over the world. The park is famed for its giant sequoia trees, which take up over half of the park, as well as the largest tree on Earth: General Sherman. There are many accommodation options in and around the park, allowing guests to choose based on the type of experience or particular location that they want.
1.Americas Best Value Inn Lazy J Ranch
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Located on 10 acres in the foothills of the beautiful Sierra Nevada, Americas Best Value Inn Lazy J Ranch in Three Rivers is a stunning accommodation option. All the rooms are on the ground level, while the individual cottages offer an incredibly romantic option. Staying at the Lazy J Ranch means having access to amenities such as free continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, a guest laundromat, cable television, an outdoor swimming pool, a playground, and much more. During their stay, guests can enjoy fishing all year round as well as sailing, waterskiing, boating, and swimming in Lake Kaweah.
39625 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271, Phone: 559-561-4449
2.Bearpaw High Sierra Camp
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Bearpaw High Sierra Camp is a Sequoia National Park tradition that goes back over 75 years. It is a hallmark way to see the High Sierra and everything it has to offer. Set in pristine national park backcountry, the camp provides comfortable and stylish accommodation on a 7,800-foot-high granite saddle that overlooks the Great Western Divide. There are six tent cabins built with canvas siding and wooden floors; the cabins have comfortable bedding and are easily accessible to the central shower house, which has hot water and flushing toilets. Guests receive a complimentary homestyle breakfast and dinner, while boxed lunches can be purchased separately.
Sequoia National Park, CA 93262, Phone: 866-807-3598
3.Buckeye Tree Lodge
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Five minutes away from the entrance to Sequoia National Park, Buckeye Tree Lodge is a gorgeous twelve-room hotel nestled on the banks of the Kaweah River. Guests there will be able to surround themselves with spectacular river views and lush greenery as they enjoy everything on offer at the lodge. You can walk, bike, or hike through the park, unwind in the lodge’s granite boulder swimming pool, or dine in the designated picnic area right beside the river. The rooms have either a balcony or a patio and include amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast baskets with homemade muffins, flat-screen televisions with satellite, a kitchenette, gated pool access, and river access right from your back door.
46000 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271, Phone: 559-561-5900
4.Cedar Grove Lodge
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Cedar Grove Lodge is located right in the heart of Kings Canyon National Park and is only a short drive away from the Sequoia National Forest. The lodge is set on the banks of the scenic Kings River and is open seasonally from May to mid-October. Popular as a base camp to explore the surrounding wilderness, Cedar Grove is known as a comfortable and serene place. In-room amenities may include a private bathroom, patio, mini-fridge, work area, and climate-controlled rooms. Additional amenities may also include in-room telephones and a radio iPod docking station.
86724 CA-180, Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93633, Phone: 866-807-3598
5.Comfort Inn & Suites Sequoia Kings Canyon
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Comfort Inn & Suites is known nationwide for offering comfortable, cost-effective accommodation, and the branch in Sequoia Kings Canyon is no different. Guests of the hotel are right in the midst of many local attractions such as Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon National Park, Stanislaus National Forest, Kaweah Lake, and various other places that make it a nature lover’s dream. The rooms are cozy while the staff is friendly, and room and hotel features include in-room microwaves and refrigerators, premium bedding, flat-screen televisions, work desks, free Wi-Fi, free parking, a free hot breakfast, and access to the seasonal outdoor pool, hot tub, and fitness center.
40820 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271, Phone: 520-257-3124
6.Grant Grove Cabins
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Grant Grove Cabins is the perfect base from which to explore the natural beauty of Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park and many other attractions. The cabins are available in tent or timber style and are all within walking distance of the world-famous General Grant tree and Grant Grove. The most popular accommodation option is the Honeymoon Cabin, which was built in 1910 and is the oldest structure still standing in Grant Grove Village. The cabins are a great option for those who want a more rustic and natural experience, and the convenient location makes it all the better to explore your surroundings.
86728 Highway 180, Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93633, Phone: 866-807-3598
7.John Muir Lodge - Kings Canyon
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John Muir Lodge is often called “the pinnacle of Kings Canyon lodging,” and rightly so as the stone and timber retreat is surrounded by natural beauty and is just minutes away from historic Grant Grove’s towering forest of giant sequoias. The lodge, which was built in 1998, is open all year round and has 36 rooms to choose from. Guest rooms are decorated with handcrafted wood furniture and carpets and each have a flat-screen television, a fireplace, and a porch. Guests will be able to enjoy books, puzzles, and games in the lobby’s great room or connect with the rest of the world through wireless internet.
86728 Highway 180, Kings Canyon National Park, CA 93633, Phone: 866-807-3598
8.Montecito Sequoia Lodge
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Montecito Sequoia Lodge is a classic year-round lodge and summer camp that guests of all ages will love to visit every year. The award-winning, all-inclusive lodge is family friendly and located within Sequoia National Park. All-inclusive means that guests there will be able to enjoy not only lodging but also fresh buffet meals as well as seasonal activities – ensuring that the lodge offers the best value compared to other hotels and resorts in the area. Amenities include a year-round hot tub, a seasonal swimming pool, a games room, and a daily scheduled family activity. The lodge rooms and cabins are beautifully decorated and have an open-concept floor plan with floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over the surroundings.
63410 Generals Hwy, Sequoia National Park, CA 93633, Phone: 559-565-3388
9.Pear Lake Winter Hut
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Open to guests from December to April, Pear Lake Winter Hut offers comfortable and cozy cabins amidst the beautiful Sierra Nevada. Each hut can accommodate up to ten people and is filled with amenities to make your stay a memorable one. Features include a full kitchen so that guests can prepare their meals in the comfort of their cabin. There are so many activities that guests can participate in, such as skiing, ice fishing on Pear Lake, or snowshoe trailing. While there, be sure to dedicate some time to just relaxing and rejuvenating in the beautiful, untouched nature that surrounds you.
Sequoia National Park, CA 93262, Phone: 559-565-3341
10.Rio Sierra Riverhouse
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The Rio Sierra Riverhouse is a scenic waterfront lodging found right on the foothills of Sequoia National Park. There are four custom lodging units to choose from, all of which are available year round, allowing guests to take part in an array of activities from ice fishing to whitewater rafting. You can spend your days sunbathing, having a picnic, swimming, birdwatching, stargazing, or having s’mores around the campfire. The Master Suite is a popular option and is often described as an apartment-sized luxury suite complete with bedroom, spacious bathroom, a sitting room, dining hutch, fireplace, and private outdoor deck.
41997 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271, Phone: 559-561-4720
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Featuring guest rooms and cabins, Sequoia Motel provides excellent and comfortable accommodation in Three Rivers right beside Sequoia National Park. The family-operated motel provides a clean and beautiful setting for guests to use as a home base as they explore their surroundings. Overall amenities include free Wi-Fi, complimentary tea and coffee, and access to the on-site swimming pool and gazebo garden, where guests can seasonally enjoy fresh fruit such as grapefruit or tangerines. Cabins are located a little way off and provide a more home-like setting for couples, families, or friends to have a memorable vacation; all cabins and rooms are temperature controlled and include cable television.
43000 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271, Phone: 559-561-4453
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Family owned and operated, Sequoia Resort is a tranquil destination that sits on nearly 400 acres of serene natural beauty in California’s Sierra Nevada foothills. The resort offers modern living conditions in historical surroundings, allowing their guests to have the best of both worlds. You can choose to stay in the resort’s private guest suite or in a mid-century style vacation home or utilize the RV park. The friendly staff is there to ensure that your vacation is as perfect as possible, so you only have to worry about reconnecting with nature, exploring the land, and making memories that will last a lifetime.
50616 CA-245, Badger, CA 93603, Phone: 559-967-1755
13.Sequoia Riverfront Cabins
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Located by the southern entrance of Sequoia National Park, Sequoia Riverfront Cabins offer comfortable furnished lodging to guests who come from all over the world to explore the stunning surroundings. The park, which is home to the world’s largest living wonder, General Sherman, also has many other points of interest to explore, such as Crystal Cave, Crescent Meadow, and the Giant Forest Museum. The cabins are just minutes away from Lake Kaweah, where guests can spend their time boating, fishing, or taking part in watersports. Other activities include birdwatching, hiking, swimming, or mountain climbing. The cabins vary in size and can accommodate up to ten people; some of the cabins come with a fully equipped kitchen or a balcony.
40462 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271, Phone: 559-280-8054
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Enjoy the beauty and majesty of the mighty sequoias from a comfortable stay at Sierra Lodge. The lodge is renowned for having a warm and family-friendly atmosphere that people never want to leave once they arrive. Sierra is open year round and is nestled on the foothills of Sequoia National Park, which is great for those coming for an adventure within the park. There are also a number of seasonal activities you can take part in within the lodge, such as golfing, hiking, waterskiing, whitewater rafting, birdwatching, and more. Photography lovers will find this to be the perfect base as they spend their day exploring and capturing the lush surroundings.
3540 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, Phone: 760-934-8881
15.Silver City Mountain Resort
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Silver City Mountain Resort is often called “a gateway to Sequoia’s secret paradise” as it allows guests to view the mountains and their surroundings in a pure, untouched, and earthly way. Visitors who stay at the resort will be able to walk through towering groves of giant sequoias, climb the mountains to alpine lakes, or camp out overnight under the endless expanse of starry sky. You can really disconnect from civilization at the resort, but without having to give up amenities such as private baths, electricity, a fireplace, full kitchen, high vaulted ceilings, separate living areas, and much more.
Mineral King Rd, Three Rivers, CA 93271, Phone: 559-561-3223
16.Stony Creek Lodge
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Located within the Sequoia National Forest, Stony Creek Lodge is a beautiful accommodation option for those visiting the area between May and October. It’s a great choice for adventurous guests who want to explore both Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park since it is located in between both of them. There are eleven hotel rooms in the rustic lodge, each with private baths. Though sizes may vary, all rooms are equipped with an in-room data port, a telephone, comfortable beds and linens, and much more. Other amenities also include a restaurant within the lodge, ATM machines, a self-service gas station, a market/gift shop, and an outdoor dining patio.
65569 Generals Hwy, Sequoia National Park, CA 93262, Phone: 559-565-3909
17.The Gateway Restaurant & Lodge
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The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada right beside the Kaweah River. Guests will be able to see spectacular views of the canyon and the rest of their surroundings. It is the perfect hideaway for a memorable and relaxing holiday, not to forget adventurous as it is just minutes away from Sequoia National Park. All the temperature-controlled lodging includes free Wi-Fi, satellite television, private baths, and personal coffeemakers. The two-bedroom river house has additional features such as a private patio, a fireplace, and even a personal sauna. Delicious dining awaits at the Gateway’s full-service restaurant.
45978 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271, Phone: 559-561-4133
18.The Log House Lodge
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Whether you’re planning a quick romantic getaway or an extended family vacation, the Log House Lodge offers relaxation and adventure at the gateway to the sequoias. The wonderful accommodation will take guests back in time as the lodge is filled with antique furnishings that provide an historical atmosphere. The Log House is the perfect starting point for a memorable experience at Sequoia National park and is just 10 minutes from the park and 5 minutes from Lake Kaweah. Signature amenities include a log rocking chair on the private front deck, a themed private bath, and authentic old-fashioned music from a Cathedral radio.
42182 Mynatt Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271, Phone: 559-561-3017
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Wuksachi Lodge is Sequoia National Park’s signature hotel and represents everything that the park stands for. Reflecting its surroundings, the lodge is a striking cedar and stone structure that is situated right in the heart of the park. Built in 1999, it is open all year round and has over 102 spacious rooms. Guests will be able to access some of the most awesome attractions in the area as Wuksachi is nestled right in the middle of it all. Guests will also be able to make use of the mountain lodge’s full-service restaurant, retail and ski shop, cocktail lounge, and dedicated special events facilities. All rooms have private baths, mini-refrigerators, coffeemakers, telephones, flat-screen televisions, and daily maid service.
64740 Wuksachi Way, Sequoia National Park, CA 93262, Phone: 866-807-3598
Where to Stay Near Sequoia National Park - 19 Romantic and Family Ideas
- Americas Best Value Inn Lazy J Ranch, Photo: Courtesy of DragonImages - Fotolia.com
- Bearpaw High Sierra Camp, Photo: Bearpaw High Sierra Camp
- Buckeye Tree Lodge, Photo: Buckeye Tree Lodge
- Cedar Grove Lodge, Photo: Courtesy of Nadir - Fotolia.com
- Comfort Inn & Suites Sequoia Kings Canyon, Photo: Courtesy of Prostock-studio - Fotolia.com
- Grant Grove Cabins, Photo: Courtesy of bennnn - Fotolia.com
- John Muir Lodge - Kings Canyon, Photo: Courtesy of samuiboy - Fotolia.com
- Montecito Sequoia Lodge, Photo: Montecito Sequoia Lodge
- Pear Lake Winter Hut, Photo: Courtesy of bennnn - Fotolia.com
- Rio Sierra Riverhouse, Photo: Rio Sierra Riverhouse
- Sequoia Motel, Photo: Sequoia Motel
- Sequoia Resort, Photo: Sequoia Resort
- Sequoia Riverfront Cabins, Photo: Courtesy of leomalsam - Fotolia.com
- Sierra Lodge, Photo: Courtesy of JPchret - Fotolia.com
- Silver City Mountain Resort, Photo: Silver City Mountain Resort
- Stony Creek Lodge, Photo: Courtesy of Hamik - Fotolia.com
- The Gateway Restaurant & Lodge, Photo: The Gateway Restaurant & Lodge
- The Log House Lodge, Photo: The Log House Lodge
- Wuksachi Lodge, Photo: Courtesy of J Hansen - Fotolia.com
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