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- 98%Family Travelers
- 70%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 69%Budget Travelers
- 51%History Buffs
- 51%Green Travelers
User Reviews (17 Reviews)
- Curry VillageMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Dec 29, 2013
A necessary evil. There's a need to bed the millions of people who visit Yosemite each year. Curry Village is the answer. Essentially a suburb with no elbow room and a mall atmosphere for your shopping needs.
- Curry VillageNov 13, 2013
Curry Village is a good option--in the middle of Yosemite but with a range of reasonably-priced accommodations (from tent cabins to motel rooms). There also is a swimming pool, restaurant, and convenient store, which is great for some post-hiking pampering. The catch twenty-two about the place is that because there are so many public facilities it can get crowded--actually, mobbed--during the warmer months. Not exactly what most people are looking for when visiting/sleeping in a national park.
- Curry VillageOct 19, 2013
For so many years I've been visiting Yosemite Valley, but I'd never taken a chance staying here until this winter. (Lots of crowds in summer! To wit: 36 shower stalls for 507 tents & cabins, plus hundreds of kids running around, yelling their heads off about seeing black bears.) The heated tent cabins were so toasty and insulated from the elements -- a totally pleasant surprise! I love camping, but not in the snow usually. That said, I'd come back here anytime again during the off-season. Even a late winter Sierra Nevada storm didn't knock our sturdy tent cabin over, and at $80/night, it was a bargain by Yosemite standards.
- Curry VillageMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget TravelersWellness+ 3Sep 13, 2013
Not the most relaxing camping experience for backwoods style campers, but a good option for families or for those who aren't camping inclined. The tent cabins have all the basics to ensure a comfortable stay. Just don't go looking for privacy. Your neighbors will be right next door...
- Curry VillageSep 13, 2013
Nice place to stay if you're okay with not having that full-blown camping experience. Lights out & quiet time in the village at 10PM though, so don't think you'll get away with being chatty with your friends after that. :/ Oh, and TONS of kids here with high pitched voices and scrambling around at all hours of the day...yes, even at the butt crack of dawn (6AM) Overall though, we stayed there for 2 nights and it was a pleasant experience!
- Curry VillageApr 16, 2013
Came here in March during their winter season and were able to snag a heated tent at their promotional rate of $60/night. What a steal! Their normal rates are:
Peak Season & Holiday Rates:
-Nonheated tents: $118/night
-Heated tents: $124/night
Off Season Rates:
-Nonheated tents: $92/night
-Heated tents: $97/night
Tents come from 1 double bed to 1 double and 2 twins. So splitting the cost among 4 other peeps might not be so bad for the convenience factor.
When I go camping, we usually do the whole nine yards: tents, bonfires, marshmallows, the whole shabang. The problem is that you spend 1/4 of your time setting up and taking down your tents and we're only usually there for a weekend. If you want to spend less time doing that and more time enjoying the majestic nature land that Yosemite is, then I would recommend getting a tent cabin in Curry Village.
*Access to the Curry Village restrooms and showers which are 4 stars compared to the dingy ones you get at the normal camping grounds. No quarters required AND it gets cleaned periodically. Granite sink countertops..Yes ladies, you CAN camp now!
*Dining Hall with internet access, cozy fireplaces, several tables with board games.
Pro-Tip: Microwaves are available for use in the dining hall near the coffee shop!
*ELECTRICAL OUTLET in your tent! For those who must stay connected to civilization and keep their phones charged, this is crucial. Or for the ladies who brought their hair dryer with them (even though they were camping), this might be a life saver as well. (Note: Not sure if the unheated tent cabins offer this)
*Towels, linens, pillows, mirror, AND a combination safe are all included in the cabin.
*The best reason to stay in Curry Village- close proximity to all that Yosemite Valley has to offer. They have a shuttle system that runs frequently to take you to the major hikes and attractions.
*Bear locker provided for each tent to store your goodies and fragranced items.
*The tents are located very close to each other so you can hear conversations going on next door. If you're really unlucky, you might hear what you think is a chainsaw running the whole night when in reality it's the dude across the way visiting Mr. Sandman. So bring earplugs just in case!
*No campfires allowed :( They DO have picnic areas throughout the park where you can grill and have lunch.
In the summer, they open up the pool!
- Curry VillageMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodiesLuxury Travelers+ 3Jul 05, 2012
For an unique Yosemite camping experience, a stay in the canvas tents at least once is a must. Short of having to pitch, the permanent canvas tents are practically no frills accommodation that has a roof, a door, and a metal frame bed. BYO sleeping bag and you are all set!
Bathroom facilities are communal, separated by gender of course. There is something to be said about walking to use the facilities in the middle of the night and run into mr brown bear looking for food (no not the human kind). The camp site is regularly monitored by rangers and they are on top of it to ensure the safety of the campers. The village is conveniently located in the valley near the shops and visitor's center.
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- Curry VillageMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Jul 04, 2012
I like Curry Village, especially in the Winter when it's quiet outside and warm inside. I prefer the cabins to the tents, and have enjoyed ice skating, skiing at nearby Badger Pass, walking through the Valley, and enjoying a nice dinner at the Ahwahnee or other spots.
During the summer, Camp Curry has lots to do, but like everything else in the Valley, it's way too crowded. But watch out for any falling rocks! However, the rows and rows of tent cabins make me feel that I'm living in the Projects. A better idea would have been to get away from the crowd in Tuolumne Meadows and eventually onward to Mono Lake.
Very Good!1269 reviews across the web.
- Guests recommend this hotel for a romantic getaway.
- Guests think this is a wonderful family hotel.
- Service94% found the staff to be very friendly.
- Food90% loved the pizza.
- Ambiance88% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
- GroundsPleasant grounds. 76% of guests mentioned it positively.
- HotelHotel is nice enough. 75% of guests mentioned it positively.
- Location71% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
About Curry Village:
Curry Village features ski in/ski out access, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include tour/ticket assistance, gift shops/newsstands, and a
Guestrooms are all non smoking.
Additional fees and deposits may be charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.