Planning a visit to Yosemite National Park? If you are looking for accommodation options for your national park getaway in the Sierra Nevada, we’ve rounded up the best Yosemite Airbnbs for you.
Yosemite National Park is legendary for its beauty, and visiting the park is a California bucket list item for many visitors. Residents of the Golden State love Yosemite as a getaway into nature. Whether it’s your first visit to the park or your tenth, Yosemite is a dream destination that is never less than magical.
While there are plenty of lodges and hotels, both inside the park and in surrounding communities, you may want to consider a Yosemite Airbnb for your visit to the national park: a charming cottage or a cozy cabin with views of some of that spectacular scenery for which the Sierra Nevada region is famous.
Yosemite Airbnb Cabins and More
Yosemite National Park is a must-visit for nature lovers, outdoor adventure enthusiasts, landscape photographers, and just about anyone that is seeking a retreat into the beauty of nature. Explore the magnificent natural attractions in Yosemite Valley, drive scenic Tioga Pass Road, or visit the sequoia grove in Mariposa.
The option to stay in a home or a cabin nestled in the forests at Yosemite is alluring. Adventure in the park by day and relax in your secluded space at night! There are many Airbnb rentals at Yosemite from which to pick, but we’ve focused on homes and cabins that are convenient to Yosemite Valley, which is where most visitors to the park spend the bulk of their time.
We have not personally stayed in these Airbnb properties, but we would not hesitate to stay at any one of them. We have curated our list based on descriptions, photos, and guest reviews on Airbnb, and we’ve already zoomed in on a couple of cabins for our next visit to Yosemite National Park.
Here are our suggestions for the best Yosemite Airbnb rentals!
Beautiful Home in Yosemite West
Sleeps 2 : 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Location: Yosemite West, inside park gates, short drive to Yosemite Valley
Nestled in the forests of Yosemite West, this beautiful home offers a quiet couples or solo retreat, with all the mod cons. The single-level home is beautifully appointed, with high end finishes, and decorated elegantly, with art work by local artists.
The living area has large windows to let in the light and serene views of the forest. It features comfortable leather seating and there is a separate dining area. The bedroom has a king-sized bed. There is a fully-stocked kitchen.
There is no cell reception, so the host offers a phone for your use during your stay. Internet is the fastest available in the mountains, but it is limited. This is a place where you come to unplug and enjoy nature.
Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, TV with Dish Network, parking on premises
“Lovely modern home that makes you feel cozy and close to nature in the woods. Location is in the forest and close enough of a drive to any sight that you would want to see and far enough that you can enjoy the woods.” — Durrell
“5/5! Clean modern living spaces, a beautiful and convenient location near Yosemite National Park, and a friendly and courteous host. Highly recommended!” — Scott
Spacious Yosemite Airbnb Apartment
Sleeps 4 : 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Location: Yosemite West, inside park gates, under 30 minutes to Yosemite Valley
This spacious 840-square-foot apartment is the lower floor of the host’s duplex in the park. It has its own separate entrance and features all the conveniences of home in a lovely location. It is perfect for a couple or a small family.
The comfortable living space features a fireplace and the master bedroom has a queen bed with a luxury mattress. The kitchen is fully stocked, with granite countertops and beautiful wood cabinets.
Located in a forested area, the home offers a quiet retreat where you can relax after a day outdoors. There is an outdoor patio.
Additional Amenities: TV with a DVD collection, washer and dryer, Pack ‘n Play travel crib
“The property was well-stocked, comfortable, and spotless. There was plenty of snow right outside the door for our kids to sled in the morning. It is only about a 25-30 minute drive to the Valley floor and the road there takes you past the Tunnel View viewpoint.” — Maggie
“We had three full days in Yosemite and this house was located perfectly, 30 minutes from each different area that we ventured out to – Valley floor, Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove…The gas stove was really nice. I cooked every single meal and wasn’t lacking anything in the kitchen.” — Jaime
Yosemite Airbnb Craftsman Cottage
Sleeps 8 : 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths
Location: Yosemite West, inside park gates, about 25 minutes to Yosemite Valley
Traveling as a family or a group? This lovely Craftsman cottage is decorated with a vintage vibe but offers all the modern conveniences. The single-level home has a master suite with a king bed, and the secondary bedrooms have a queen and two sets of twin bunk beds respectively.
The living area is comfortably furnished, with an indoor fireplace and a 60″ TV with Blu-Ray player and satellite cable. The fully-stocked kitchen allows you to cook your meals in style, and the dining table seats eight.
Outside, you will find a deck to enjoy the view of the trees, a grill for outdoor cooking, and seating if you wish to dine outdoors. On the front porch are two fun rocking chairs!
Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, parking on premises
“Perfect location. Beautiful home with a well stocked kitchen and all the amenities. It was perfect for our family!” — Danielle
“Beautiful home in a quiet secluded neighborhood conveniently located in the park for a vast majority of the popular view points and hiking trails. The home is very clean and has a great open floor plan, allowing a large number of guests to relax and enjoy while resting between hikes. I definitely recommend a stay at the Craftsman cottage. When our family makes our next trip to Yosemite we will definitely stay here again.” — Rod
Clouds Rest Yosemite Airbnb Cabin
Sleeps 2 : 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1.5 baths
Location: Inside park gates in Foresta, only 7 miles to Yosemite Valley
This ideal couples getaway offers fabulous views of El Capitan, Half Dome, and the surrounding mountains. Outside, you will find a grill and the option to have your meal al fresco on the picnic table.
The bedroom has a comfortable king-sized bed and views of the mountains. The living room is comfortably furnished, with a fireplace to keep you warm while you relax or watch TV. There are lots of books and DVDs on the park to help you plan activities.
Wifi is limited to email checking and light surfing, but you will likely want to unplug and enjoy the beauty of your surroundings anyway.
Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, loan of two sets of adjustable hiking poles, two daypacks, Yeti ice chest, picnic blanket and portable table
“There aren’t enough words to explain how amazing Cloud’s Rest is! I almost don’t want to share how awesome this place is because I want it to be available when we come again, but everyone should experience the magic of this place.” — Blythe
“Such a beautiful and cozy cabin! Conveniently located within Yosemite National Park and within 15-20 minutes driving distance from anything you want to see.” — Jasmine
Yosemite Airbnb Log Cabin with Half Dome View
Sleeps 6 : 3 bedrooms · 5 beds · 1.5 baths
Location: Inside park gates in Foresta, 11-minute drive into Yosemite Valley
This beautiful cabin features awesome views into Yosemite Valley. You can see El Capitan and the top of Half Dome! There is a large front deck for stargazing and wildlife and bird watching.
Inside you will find lots of wood — it’s a log cabin — and comfortably furnished living and sleeping spaces. One bedroom has a king bed, and there are queens, a single, and even a crib in the other two bedrooms. There is a full kitchen.
The hosts have provided books and maps on the area to help you with planning activities, and a phone to call out since cell reception can be iffy.
Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, TV, wifi, parking on premises
“Great location: after exploring the park, I can’t imagine there is a more convenient place to stay. Close to everything but still private with loads of wildlife to be seen from the comfort of your own porch.” — Kelly
“Great place inside Yosemite Park only 20 minutes from the hectic valley area. Very quiet location in Foresta at the end of a road with privacy. The cabin is rustic but has all the conveniences you would want and plenty of room.” — Thomas
Foresta Airbnb Cabin Close to Yosemite Valley
Sleeps 4 : 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths
Location: Inside park gates in Foresta, 7 miles from Yosemite Valley
This bright spacious cabin is located in a serene neighborhood close to Yosemite Valley, with views of Half Dome, El Capitan and Clouds Rest. There is a large deck, ideal for stargazing, with a grill for cooking, and seating to allow for enjoying al fresco dining or relaxing in the outdoors.
Inside, you will find a great room, with large windows to let in light and views of trees. The living area is furnished with comfortable seating. One bedroom has a king bed, and the other one a queen bed.
Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, TV, and parking on premises. There is no wifi listed.
“A lovely home in an amazing location. We enjoyed spending every evening out on the deck watching the shooting stars.” — Laxmi
“This is a lovely house with all the amenities you could want, located in a secluded area. Lots of wildlife and wildflowers, with areas for short hikes down to the creek and waterfall, and Yosemite Valley is just a short drive away. You will love your stay here.” — Cynthia
Gorgeous Yosemite West Airbnb Cabin
Sleeps 6 : 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths
Location: Inside park gates in Yosemite West, under 30 minutes to the Valley
This stunning cabin features a great room with lofted ceilings with a comfortable couch for relaxing, and a separate cozy conversation nook. The room has wall-to-wall windows with lovely forest views. The master bedroom has a king bed and Direct TV. The second bedroom has two full beds. There is a fully-stocked kitchen.
Outside, you will find a wraparound deck with serene views. There is seating to relax in the outdoors, plus a dining table for six to enjoy al fresco dining. The views are some of the best you will find in Yosemite West.
Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, TV, wifi, parking on premises
“This is a beautiful and comfortable cabin with all the amenities you need for an awesome stay in Yosemite. The location is fantastic with spectacular views and not too far from the valley. It was a magical retreat for our family.” — Portia
“The Yosemite cabin is a great place to stay in Yosemite West. The location of Yosemite West alone is worth every penny for convenience to the park. We felt safe yet secluded in the neighborhood because this home was at the end of a road. The home was stylish, comfortable, and welcoming. We enjoyed the big windows, comfy couch, and the large kitchen. It was a great place to return from a day exploring in the park. We would love to return!!” — Rachel
Bright and Airy Yosemite West Cabin
Sleeps 8 : 2 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths
Location: Inside park gates in Yosemite West, under 30 minutes to Yosemite Valley
Built not too many years ago, this beautiful cabin has two master suites and two full baths. The first bedroom has a king-sized bed, and the second one has two queen beds. The living space features comfortable seating and a fireplace.
You will find a fully-stocked kitchen to cook. Furnishings and fixtures are beautiful. The baths have heated floors and gorgeous deep tubs!
Outside, you will find a deck with seating to take in the serene forest views, a built-in grill for outdoor cooking, and a picnic table to enjoy outdoor dining.
Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, cable TV, parking on premises. Wifi is not included.
“Beautiful, comfortable place to enjoy in the most beautiful area. Location was easy to Valley, Glacier Point and to Mariposa Grove. Beds were so comfortable and soaker tub was perfect for after a long day of hiking. 10+ for all.” — Deborah
“Wonderful place to stay with modern, sleek, and comfortable spaces. Kitchen well equipped. This is a great cabin experience and location to enjoy the park. The bathrooms are luxurious and the beds are divine.” — Anne
We hope you found our round-up of Yosemite Airbnbs informative! Which Airbnb stay in Yosemite National Park will you pick?
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