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Yosemite Hilltop Cabins, Lupin Cabin,15 min to the Valley floor, Wifi

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Lupin Cabin - Beautiful one-bedroom cabin just minutes from Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Hilltop Cabins are located within the gates of Yosemite National Park in the tiny community of Foresta. It is hard to believe that such a quiet and peaceful place like this exists just fifteen minutes from the sometimes bustling Yosemite Valley.

NOTE – This listing is for the Lupin Cabin. The listing and availability calendar for the Sage Cabin is also on VRBO/HomeAway under property number 815550. Both cabins are on the same property, have the same floor plan, and are furnished almost identically. We created a separate listing for the Sage Cabin in early February 2016 so reviews for both cabins are on this listing prior to that date.

The cabins are very private. Even though the Sage and Lupin Cabins are located next to each other they are oriented to maintain maximum privacy. Each cabin has 17-foot-tall wood beam ceilings with ceiling fans and lots of windows to take advantage of the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. When you are at the cabins you can see the top of El Capitan, Yosemite's world famous 3000 ft tall granite cliff.

Each cabin has a master bedroom with a comfy king-size bed and down comforter. They also have a full bath, full kitchen, and reading loft. Each cabin also has its own patio with a high quality Weber gas barbecue

When you arrive at your cabin there will be fresh linens on the bed and clean towels in the bathroom. There will be brand-name shampoo, conditioner, and body wash in the bathroom. You will only need to bring food, clothes, and personal toiletry items.

Fantastic hiking and running trails with wildflowers, waterfalls, and wildlife can be accessed right from the cabins.

Each cabin has a TV/DVD player. The TV has no programming, DVD only. There is a small DVD library to pick from or you can bring your own movies.

The kitchen has all the cookware and dinnerware that you will need to prepare and serve meals. The kitchen also has a microwave oven, toaster, blender, coffee grinder, and coffee maker.

The cabins are heated in the winter by propane heaters that look like wood-burning stoves. Both cabins have air conditioning for your summer comfort.

Some cell phones work at the cabins. Verizon is the best. Each cabin has a land-line telephone for use during your stay.

There is satellite internet provided by HughesNet. There is a cap on the amount of bandwidth that is available. PLEASE DO NOT STREAM MOVIES OR WATCH VIDEOS AS IT WILL IMPACT GUESTS THAT ARRIVE AFTER YOU.

As of November 2014 there is no longer a hot tub at the cabins. It was a tough decision but keeping the hot tub clean and in working order finally became too much.

Current Yosemite road and weather conditions can be found by calling Yosemite National Park at 209-372-0200. Current road conditions in the State of California can be found by calling Caltrans at 800-427-7623.

Grocery Stores/Markets near cabins – Crane Flat Gas Station/Market (8 miles), Yosemite Village Market (13 miles), El Portal Market on Hwy 140 (14 miles).

More Details

Property Manager
Steve Belford
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

About Steve Belford

I love Yosemite! That is why I built the cabins there. I love being able to share this great spot with others.

Steve Belford purchased this cabin in 2000

Why Steve Belford chose Yosemite Area

I like to spend my time rock climbing and hiking.

Yosemite is one of the best places in the world to do these things

What makes this cabin unique

Yosemite Hilltop Cabins are located in the community of Foresta. Foresta is located in Yosemite National Park and is only 8 miles from towering granite cliffs of Yosemite Valley.

Amenities

Yosemite National Park Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Sofa Bed - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 king , King size bed in bedroom
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
  • King size bed in bedroom, Sofa bed in living room, and cushions in loft
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming

Reviews

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Yosemite Hilltop Cabins, Lupin Cabin,15 min to the Valley floor, Wifi
average rating of 4.8428574 based on 70 reviews
Grants Pass
5

Great property. Convenient location.

  • 5 of 5

Cabin had everything we needed and was exactly as described. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

What is great about this place, is that it is very secluded yet not isolated. It is in a great location within the park. Our two boys especially loved the upstairs part where they slept. The only little bit negative part was that the beds upstairs for our sons were just a mattress and were not made up for them. Usually, we don't mind making the beds ourselves, however I did expect the pillows and the blankets to be ready. They had two pillows, a fitted sheet that was too large and just a woollen blanket. It was all right since it was very warm, but I expected a little bit more. Nonetheless this is a great place and we would be more than happy to come back again. Also important to mention is that the host was very helpful. We had a change of plan and I phoned him and then realize that I had not received an important welcome email. He did not complain but supported us immediately and in a very friendly way and gave us all the information, plus forwarded all information by email again. Thank you for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maine, USA
5

Great place - even greater location

  • 5 of 5

We (three of us) spent five nights at the cabin and loved it. There is no better location from which to explore Yosemite while avoiding the craziness of the Valley. Cabin was well equipped with everything we needed and provided a wonderful place to return to after a day of hiking.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Marshfield, WI
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin and helpful owner

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed and efficient cabin. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas Center, IA
5

Peaceful cabin

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed coming back to this secluded cabin each day after a day in the park. We were so glad that we didn't stay in the park with the masses : ) We grilled out each night and saw deer walk right in front of our cabin. Foresta is a hidden gem! Thanks for sharing your comfy cabin with us!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
93 Miles
Fresno
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Yosemite Valley
Nearest Golf
50 Miles
Wawona
Nearest Train
66 Miles
Merced
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
120
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Yosemite Valley
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Badger Pass
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $200

Cancellation Policy - If you cancel your reservation 30 days prior to your arrival date I will refund your reservation deposit (minus any credit card or PayPal fees). If you cancel your reservation within 30 days of your arrival date you will be charged the full amount of your reservation. I will issue a refund (minus any credit card or PayPal fees) for the days that I am able to rebook.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.