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Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite Fact Sheet

1122 Highway 41
PO Box 15
Fish Camp, CA 93623 
(559) 683-6555
888.514.2167 Reservations
Web Site:                       
Year Opened:                         
Delaware North
Dan Doyle, General Manager
Michael Broderick, Director of Marketing 
Fredrick Clabaugh, Executive Chef
Tenaya Lodge is located in the southern heart of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, two miles from the south entrance to Yosemite National Park along Highway 41. Tenaya Lodge is 48 miles from Fresno, 3.5 hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, and 4.5 hours from the Greater Los Angeles area. 
Tenaya Lodge is an award-winning mountain resort located on 75 acres bordering the Sierra National Forest. The Lodge is nestled at an elevation of 5,288 feet, offering a spectacular view of the surrounding Sierra from any viewpoint.
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite owes its name to legendary Chief Tenaya of the Southern Sierra Miwok or "Ahwahneechee" people ("Yosemite" is derived from the Ahwahneechee word for grizzly bear). Tenaya was raised among his mother's people, the Mono Lake Paiutes, in the early 19th century; his father was descended from Ahwahneechee chiefs who were among the first humans to live in the Yosemite Valley.
352 guest rooms including:

  • 249 guestrooms and suites in the main lodge, all renovated in 2016 (223 guestrooms, 26 suites)
  • 53 cottages, renovated in 2017
  • 50 Explorer Cabins— open June 2019

Main Lodge
Guest rooms in Tenaya’s main lodge are warm and inviting with earth-toned wall coverings, wood trim, rustic artworks, barn-inspired doors, plantation-style window shutters, plush carpet, warm lighting, and large overstuffed chairs dressed in native fabrics. The rooms are perfect for relaxing after a long day on the trail or following a full day of meetings. All guestrooms provide views of the beautiful pine covered Sierra National Forest. 
Deluxe Room– Deluxe rooms feature either one king bed or two oversized double beds. These rooms are over 350 square feet. Each deluxe room includes a full bath, individual room climate control, and a spacious, functional work desk with a computer data port nearby. 
Extended Double Deluxe Room– This room is perfect for families that are looking for additional living space. With all the features and amenities of our Deluxe, the Extended Double offers 75 additional square feet, a pull-out sofa bed and a private balcony. 
Junior Room– for guests looking for an affordable upgrade from the Deluxe Room, the Junior Room offers just that. The Junior Room features all the amenities of our Deluxe Room, a king bed, additional living space and a seating area with a pull-out sofa bed and coffee table. 
Spa Room– This room is perfect for a romantic getaway or when celebrating a special occasion. In addition to all the features of the Deluxe Room, the Spa Room offers 550 square feet of living space. This room includes a private balcony, full wet bar with refrigerator, seating area with a pull-out sofa bed and coffee table, an extra-large bath area with a whirlpool tub separate from the shower. 
Deluxe Suites– This suite is comprised of two rooms. The living room area features a full wet bar with refrigerator, a seating area with a pull-out sofa bed, overstuffed chairs and coffee table. An additional dining table for four completes this wonderful room. The private bedroom area offers a standard bath area, king bed, second armoire with television and an overstuffed lounge chair. This room is perfect for entertaining other guests during their stay. 
Luxury Suites– 850 square feet of classic mountain luxury. The living room area features a large dining/board room table that will seat eight people, a pull-out sofa bed and a private balcony. The bedroom area has a second private balcony, a king bed, armoire with second television, walk-in closet and separate vanity/dressing area. This suite also features an extra-large bath area with a whirlpool tub separate from the shower. 
Garden and Contemporary Suites: Tenaya’s Garden and Contemporary Suites redefine Yosemite luxury with a modern look and mountain feel. These deluxe suites designed by San Francisco’s famed Puccini Group, are located on an adult-only floor with a private, ground-floor entrance (they are also fully accessible by elevator through the main lodge). Contemporary Suites are 850 square feet; Garden Suites are 550 square feet. Both feature a refined alpine motif with clean, modern design and mountain features such as fireplaces and exclusive Yosemite art. They also include a separate living area, hardwood flooring with area rugs, free-standing soaking tub and rain shower. 
Cottage Rooms
Nestled among towering Sugar Pines and Incense Cedars just a short walk to the main lodge, the Cottages provide a unique, secluded escape. Lower cottages feature either one king bed or two queen beds and are over 335 square feet. The upper cottage suites feature one queen bed in a separate bedroom and one king bed in the main room and are over 490 square feet. These rooms include a full bath, a fireplace with individual climate control, a work desk and patio or balcony. 
Explorer Cabins
The 50 stand-alone, two-bedroom Explorer Cabins offer guests a unique “cabineering” experience that combines the comforts of a modern cabin and the perks of a full-service resort — all in a pristine mountain setting. At 650 square feet, the “mountain modern” cabins sleep up to six guests and include a living room, kitchen area, two bedrooms and a private deck from which to unwind after a day of adventure. Each cabin has a fireplace and custom finishes and fixtures such as granite countertops, plank flooring, plush sleeper sofa and cozy Pendleton blankets. The Explorer Cabins are clustered to accommodate a range of travel preferences and needs, and are designated as family cabins, premium cabins or deluxe cabins.
Guest Services:                       

  • Concierge                                           
  • 24-Hour Security
  • Complimentary Fitness Center           
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Complimentary Valet Parking             
  • Dry Cleaning Service
  • Business Center                                  
  • Room Service
  • Wheelchair Accessibility                     
  • Gift Shop
  • 100% Non-Smoking Guestrooms       
  • Babysitting
  • Kids Adventure Club
  • EV Charging Stations, including eight Tesla Superchargers

Pet Friendly:                           
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is a dog-friendly resort – one of the first to recognize that vacations 
are better with man’s best friend along for the ride. This “best in show” lodge offers a robust welcome with a long list of tail-wagging amenities including house made doggie treats and plush pet beds. In fact, Tenaya Lodge is the West’s Best Pet-Friendly Resort, according to the Sunset Magazine Travel Awards. Dogs are welcome at outdoor dining venues and pet-sitting and kennel services are available. Pet cleaning fee per stay: $100.
Ascent Spa:                             
The LEED Silver Certified Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge melds the healing powers of local flora with indulgent treatments that relax, rejuvenate and top off the adventure of a lifetime. Ascent Spa’s 10,000 square feet of facilities evoke peace and inspire relaxation and overall health. Facilities include luxe relaxation rooms, 12 private treatment rooms including two that can accommodate couples, men’s and women’s dry sauna and steam room, and a spa boutique. Guests can indulge in an array of massages, facials, body treatments and nail services. For those who want to stay in shape, the spa also houses a state-of-the art gym, featuring strength training equipment and 11 cardio stations. Yoga classes are offered year round.
On-Property Recreation/Activities:                          

  • Guided Hikes                           
  • Archery
  • Rock Climbing Wall                 
  • Ice Skating
  • Game Lounge                          
  • Stargazing
  • Mountain Biking                     
  • Snowshoeing
  • Sledding                                  
  • Kid’s Adventure Center
  • Cross Country Skiing                           
  • Geocaching
  • Open-Air Yosemite Tours               
  • 18-Meter Indoor Pool (Complete with underwater music)
  • 18-Meter Outdoor Pool (Complete with underwater music)
  • Outdoor children’s pool
  • Outdoor adult pool
  • 4 Hot Tubs- two indoor and one outdoor
  • Saunas and Steam Rooms for Men and Women 

Nearby Recreation:                                        

  • Steam Train ride
  • River Rafting                         
  • Bass Lake- Water Ski
  • Horseback Riding                    
  • Fly-Fishing
  • Wine/Beer Tasting                  
  • Golfing
  • Jeep Tours
  • Skiing/Snowboarding  

Meeting/Banquet Facilities: 
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is the most comprehensive meeting and conference center in the High Sierra. The only full-service conference facility in the Yosemite region, Tenaya Lodge will professionally execute every detail for events including conferences, board retreats, executive retreats, themed events and celebrations. With 9,000 square feet of interior space including ten banquet rooms, Tenaya can easily accommodate from 10 to 500 guests. The elegant Grand Ballroom features floor to ceiling windows with a breathtaking view of the Sierra National Forest. The resort also features 6,000 square feet of outdoor meeting space, including our Outdoor Pavilion and Grand Terrace. 
At a glance:?

  • 15,000 square feet of meeting space 
  • 10,000 square foot Ball Room 
  • 14 Interior Meeting Rooms
  • 3,000 square foot outdoor pavilion 
  • 3,000 square foot outdoor terrace 
  • 4,500 square feet of pre-function space 
  • Large elegant foyer 
  • Business Center in meeting foyer 
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Group Activities and Teambuilding

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite features five dining venues:
Embers:This is the venue for upscale Yosemite dining featuring Sierra Alpine cuisine prepared to perfection by Tenaya's award-winning culinary team led by Executive Chef Frederick Clabaugh, CCC. With an ambiance that is sophisticated and romantic, Embers offers an intimate dinner experience with a crackling, double-sided fireplace as the centerpiece, elegant high-back crimson chairs and personal candlelit service. 
Jackalopes Bar and Grill: Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at this newly renovated mountain modern dining venue. The restaurant offers locally grown, sustainable and organic menu items, prepared by Tenaya’s seasoned culinary experts. Menus range from casual pub fare to more robust entrees. A stylish, central bar features a variety of casual seating options for socializing near the fireplace. Guests can dine in the main room or outdoors on the patio during warmer months. Jackalopes serves up a variety of mountain inspired drinks and cocktails, including the Tenaya Red IPA, a craft beer brewed exclusively for the resort by nearby South Gate Brewing Company. 
Timberloft Pizzeria: Located at the Cottages, Timberloft is a seasonal pizzeria serving brick-oven pizzas, pasta and other Italian favorites. A great family-friendly option.
Harvest & Grounds Deli: With a contemporary urban meets mountain design, Harvest & Grounds offers premium local products that guests can grab on the go. Open daily, visitors will find everything from satisfying breakfast items and premium coffee drinks, to s’mores kits, ice-cream with toppings bar and gourmet foods perfect for creating a romantic picnic. Featured local products include Stewart and Jasper almonds, Sumner Peck Ranch vintage cheeses, Sierra Nevada cheeses, Mammoth Brewing Company beers and wines from Idle Hour Winery. 
Summerdale Barbecue:Open for dinner during summer months, Summerdale BBQ features “Old West” barbecue classics in a peaceful setting among the pines and firs just a short stroll from the lodge. Add in an open fire, s'mores and live entertainment by the Summerdale String Band and you have the makings of a great evening.
Area attractions:                    

  • Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias 
  • Pioneer History Visitor’s Center 
  • Glacier Point 
  • Half Dome 
  • Tunnel View
  • Yosemite Falls 
  • Tuolumne Meadows 
  • Tenaya Lake 
  • Inspiration Point 
  • Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad 
  • Lewis Creek National Recreational Trail 
  • Children’s Museum of the Sierras 
  • Bass Lake 

Tenaya Lodge recommends two nearby golf courses: 

  • Wawona Golf Course – Located in Yosemite National Park near the Wawona Hotel featuring a 9-Hole golf course.
  • Sierra Meadows Country Club Golf Course – Located in Oakhurst features an 18-Hole golf course. 

Awards & Accolades:             

  • Sunset Travel Awards— Best Park Classic (2018); A Best Resort for Families in the West (2016); Best Resort for Pets in the West (2016, 2015)
  • SpaFinder Wellness, 2016, Best for Families, Best Outdoor Adventure & Activities
  • Trip Advisor, 2016, Family Vacation Critic Favorite & Certificate of Excellence
  • Successful Meetings, 2016, Pinnacle Award Winner- Best Onsite Support Staff