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Stay Inside Yosemite National Park at the Hummingbird Raven House!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER DATES STILL AVAILABLE! Please check availability on our calendar before inquiring about dates.

Please read our full listing before sending a reservation request.

Yosemite West is inside Yosemite National Park. It is a 25-35 minutes drive to Yosemite Valley attractions, 30 minutes to Glacier Point and 30 minutes to Mariposa Grove and Wawona. This is also the closest lodging for Badger Pass Ski Area, with downhill and cross country skiing and snowshoeing - only eight miles away from your door.

This Yosemite West home is located close to the Glacier Point Road, so you are very close to Taft Point and Glacier Point, the most spectacular views of Yosemite Valley.

This house sleeps a maximum of 8-10 people. We cannot accommodate more than 10 guests.

Minimum age of primary renter: 25.

The Hummingbird Raven House has a spacious deck high in the trees which is a wonderful place to eat dinner and enjoy the sunset.

Please note that our house has a spiral staircase which may be difficult for elderly folks and small children. Our other Yosemite West vacation home, the Hummingbird Pines House (VRBO 470093) is more suited to elderly guests as it has only 2 steps into the house and bedrooms on the ground floor.

INTERNET AND CELL SERVICE: Please note that we do not have wifi, because trees around the house block satellite reception from the South sky. There is also no cell service in Yosemite West. Cell service is spotty in Yosemite Valley. There is paid wifi available in Yosemite Valley.

Minimum stay of 2 nights.

Up to 2 children under age 3 stay free, 10% discount on one week stays. (Please let us know if any of your children are aged 3 and under when you fill out the inquiry form.)

We accept dogs on a case by case basis. We do not automatically accept all dogs. We only accept dogs who are not left unattended in the house or on the deck. There is also a fee and pet deposit required.

The master bedroom has a king size bed and a half bath. Upstairs are two additional bedrooms, with a queen size bed and four bunks. All beds have down comforters and pillows. A convertible sofa-bed in the office sleeps 1 to 2 more guests. Note: we cannot accommodate more than 10 guests at a time.

This house is equipped with a full kitchen and a large dining table. There is a bbq and dining furniture on the deck, which is a wonderful place to enjoy dinner and watch the sunset.

Like most homes in Yosemite West, the Hummingbird Raven House does not have air conditioning. We do have individual room fans. Our location is 6,000 feet of elevation, so generally remains cooler than Yosemite Valley.

More Details

Owner
Michelle and Peter
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2017

About Michelle and Peter

Peter and Michelle

We have visited and loved Yosemite for many years, and are thrilled to have vacation rental homes in the park. We love Yosemite for hiking, climbing, snow shoeing, wildlife viewing and spending time in nature. Please feel free to email us with questions!

Michelle and Peter purchased this house in 2010

Why Michelle and Peter chose California

Hummingbird Raven is in the park, but outside the bustle of Yosemite Valley so it is quiet and peaceful. This house is ideal for groups of family and friends who want a nice house to come back to after a long day of adventure

What makes this house unique

Yosemite West is inside the Park boundaries, so it's a perfect location to enjoy Yosemite (20 minutes to Yosemite Valley and Glacier Point, and close to various trailheads). It has the advantage of being very close to the Badger Pass ski area, and being at a higher elevation than the Valley, which keeps the temperatures more comfortable in the summer months.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for letting us stay in your home. The house was wonderful and we loved staying inside the park. Easy access to the Valley! The kitchen was great to cook in with all utensils. We loved dinners on the deck with sunset view. Deer spotting a bonus!
May 2017
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Map

Car: necessary

There is so much to do in Yosemite; please contact us for information on hiking, sight seeing and other activities.

Amenities

Yosemite West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , This bedroom has a 1/2 bathroom attached.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , This is a fold-out sofa bed in the study area.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , With two bunk beds, this room is ideal for children.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
Notes:
Our large deck is a wonderful place to share meals and watch the sunset. We hope you enjoy our house and the park as much as we do!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.4590163 based on 62 reviews
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What a beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for us! There were only four of us, so plenty of extra room. The view from the back deck as we used the BBQ was awesome. I highly recommend this cabin for your Yosemite trip. 20-30 minutes from all the main trail heads.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying with us, Cameron! We love our deck, too - it makes you feel like you're up in the trees! Have a wonderful summer!
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5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The 5 of us loved this place. We enjoyed our first day and evening in Yosemite Valley, then headed for our nearby aerie. Sorting out sleeping accommodations, we rose early, breakfasted at the house, then spun off to the south rim for a long day hike, followed by dinner at the Wawona, then back for board games or sleep, only to rise for another breakfast before checking out and another hike in Yosemite Valley. Perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house. it was a very comfortable stay. everything was in place like the instructions mentioned.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was great and the hosts did all and beyond to accomodate

  • 4 of 5

Great stay

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location.

  • 5 of 5

We all had an amazing stay at Hummingbird. Plenty of room for our party of 4 adults and 3 kids. The location was great for us and so peaceful in the evenings.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Wow - what a great place to stay. Clean, tidy, well equipped and central to all of the main Yosemite attractions made this the perfect location for a family holiday. Loved watching the wildlife from the deck. We would highly recommend this property, it had everything we needed, with plenty of information about hiking trails and all of the main tourist spots.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

RATE INFORMATION - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

$300 per night winter rate for 1-2 people, $325 per night spring/summer rate for 1-2 people. Each additional guest including children adds $25.00 plus tax. No charge for 2 children under the age of 3. Pets count as an extra guest and are only accepted at our discretion. Cleaning fee of $75.00. Minimum age of primary renter: 25.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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