Yosemite is one of the most stunning national parks in the US, and also one of its most popular. There are some accommodation option in Yosemite Valley, but the lodges can be pricey and the campgrounds can book out immediately. However, there are some really great Airbnb options in nearby Yosemite West – some of the are actually inside the park and some are just outside. We have hand-picked a select list of the best Airbnbs in and near Yosemite National Park of different sizes, types and price ranges.

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Our pick for the best Airbnb Yosemite National Park 

We love the Super Stylish Cabin, with an interior worthy of glossy travel magazines. 

Super Stylish Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Why is the Super Stylish Cabin the best Airbnb near Yosemite National Park? 

This cabin is a true one-off, and has been decorated and equipped with the utmost care and attention. With unique furnishings and a wrap-around deck, this cabin comes with a beautiful upscale kitchen, elevated ceilings and white oak floors that add to the sense of style and space. 

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Best Airbnbs Near Yosemite National Park Comparison Guide 

These quick reference tables are here to help you decide between different Airbnb Mariposa California options.  

Airbnbs vary in terms of their type, price and guest ratings. To make it easier to decide between Airbnbs, the following table lists each place’s key features, so you can see at a glance the main benefits of each.  

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PropertyPhotoTypePetsGuestsRating (/5)Price & Availability
Country Cabin Country Cabin Airbnb YosemiteCabin No24.9 CHECK NOW
Park Stay Studio Park Stay Studio Airbnb YosemiteStudio Yes34.9 CHECK NOW
Alpine Apartment Alpine Apartment Airbnb YosemiteApartment No44.9 CHECK NOW
Rural Condo Rural Condo Airbnb YosemiteCondo No44.7CHECK NOW
Red Roof Chalet Red Roof Chalet Airbnb YosemiteChaletNo44.7CHECK NOW
Loft Living Loft Living Airbnb YosemiteCondo No64.8CHECK NOW
Super Stylish Cabin Super Stylish Cabin Airbnb YosemiteCabin No64.9CHECK NOW
Contemporary Cabin Contemporary Cabin Airbnb YosemiteCabin No85.0CHECK NOW
Luxury Living Luxury Living Airbnb YosemiteHouse No84.9CHECK NOW
Charming Cabin Charming Cabin Airbnb YosemiteCabin Yes94.7CHECK NOW

A quick overview of the Airbnb, Yosemite Valley options  

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When choosing the best Airbnb in the Yosemite Valley area, we have searched according to location, then narrowed only the best down to a range of different types. Our focus is on those that look great, are well positioned and attract great reviews from fellow travelers.    

Types of Airbnb near Yosemite CA 

There are four main types of Airbnb near Yosemite Valley.  Which type you will choose depends on other factors listed below. So let’s take a quick look at the types of accommodation available in or near Yosemite National Park. 

Studios 

The smallest type of Airbnb listed here is a studio. This offers self-contained accommodation with an open-plan design. 

Condos 

Apartments, lofts and condos offer spacious, well-planned accommodation. Some have separate bedrooms, as well as open plan or divided living areas. 

Cabins 

Cabins offer guests a unique type of holiday home in a peaceful, woodland setting. They range from well-equipped wooden cabins to those with ultra stylish features and furnishings. 

Houses 

A house offers additional, well-appointed living space that’s ideal for groups or larger families. This type of Airbnb also often features one or more outdoor decks.  

Location 

Your location can have a huge impact on the type of holiday you can have, so it’s important to consider this carefully. The main accommodation location in the Yosemite National Park area is Yosemite West.  The vast majority of accommodation in or close to Yosemite National Park is found in the Yosemite West area.

Some of the options are within the park itself, which means no queuing to get in at the gates. All of these locations will let you avoid the Yosemite day trip reservation system.


Country Cabin for 2 

Country Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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This cozy cabin is perfect for two, and is located within the gates of Yosemite National Park. The cabin was hand-built by the owners, and features vintage photographs, salvaged furniture and local artworks. Packed with character, the cabin is super comfortable with a king-sized bed and bathtub.

There are superb views over El Capitan, trees and mountains from the bedroom. A Weber barbecue, picnic table and picnic equipment are thoughtfully provided by the hosts. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 2
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, air conditioning, heating and fireplace, cable TV, WiFi, workspace, backyard with BBQ, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Clean, well-equipped cabin within Yosemite National Park
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking or children under 18
Good for: A couple seeking a cozy country cabin
Country Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Country Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Park Stay Studio for 3 

Park Stay Studio Airbnb Yosemite
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This snug studio for two or three even comes with breakfast provided. Stay within Yosemite National Park and say goodbye to lining up at the gates.

The hosts provide various extras for your convenience, including snacks, toilet paper, shampoo and towels. Completely self-contained and with its own entrance, the studio has an outdoor seating area for your exclusive use too. there is a BBQ and a kitchenette to make self-catering easy. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 3
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchenette with coffee maker, fridge and microwave, ceiling fans, heating and fireplace, cable TV, WiFi, backyard with BBQ, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Pet-friendly studio for two to three within Yosemite National Park
Cons: No parties, smoking, air-conditioning or washing machine
Good for: A couple or small family seeking a pet-friendly property
Park Stay Studio Airbnb Yosemite
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Park Stay Studio Airbnb Yosemite
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 Alpine Apartment for 4 

Alpine Apartment Airbnb Yosemite
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This light, airy apartment within Yosemite National Park is ideal for a couple or small family. There is 840 square feet of space, including a full kitchen and a bedroom as well as a daybed that converts into two beds in a sleeping alcove.  

Stylish touches include marble countertops and knotty alder cabinetry. The deluxe Queen bed has a thick pillow top to ensure continued comfort. A wide selection of DVDs plus some children’s book and toys are provided for guests’ convenience. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washer and dryer, air-conditioning, heating and fireplace, TV and DVDs, WiFi, patio with BBQ, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Apartment for couple or family within Yosemite National Park
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking or TV reception
Good for: A small family or couple seeking a property in the park
Alpine Apartment Airbnb Yosemite
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Alpine Apartment Airbnb Yosemitet
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Rural Condo for 4 

Rural Condo Airbnb Yosemite
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This open-plan condo will also suit a family or couple, having a memory foam bed as well as a pull-out sofa. Past guests praise the location in particular, which makes the condo an ideal base for those exploring Yosemite. The apartment has an attached, private balcony complete with BBQ grill.

Useful items like tea, coffee, dishwasher detergent, hand soap and towels are supplied. There is also an equipped kitchenette and full bathroom. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchenette with coffee maker and dishwasher, washer and dryer, heating and fireplace, TV, balcony with BBQ, parking
Rating: 4.7
Pros : Well positioned, open plan condo for couples or families
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking, WiFi or air-conditioning
Good for: Small families or couples seeking a rural condo
Rural Condo Airbnb Yosemite
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Rural Condo Airbnb Yosemite
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Red Roof Chalet for 4 

Red Roof Chalet Airbnb Yosemite
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This A-frame mountain cabin has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, giving families or small groups more space. A large outdoor deck is ideal for relaxing on while enjoying the surrounding woodland scenery.

This stylish, unique property has a loft master suite with King bed, bathroom, high ceilings and large picture windows. There is also a basement-level bedroom with Queen bed and its own ensuite. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washer and dryer, heating and wood burner, TV, deck with BBQ, parking
Rating: 4.7
Pros: Woodland A-frame cabin for families or small groups
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking, WiFi or air-conditioning
Good for: Small groups or families looking for a relaxing setting
Red Roof Chalet Airbnb Yosemite
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Red Roof Chalet Airbnb Yosemite
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Loft Living Condo for 6 

Loft Living Airbnb Yosemite
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This bright loft offers multi-level living close to the South Gate of Yosemite National Park. The loft area has two Queen sized beds, and there is also a sofa bed in the living area. There are two full sized bathrooms – one on each level.

Outdoor space is provided by a balcony, which comes equipped with a BBQ grill. The condo occupies a rural position beneath towering pine trees. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 6
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities: Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washer and dryer, heating and fireplace, TV, balcony with BBQ, parking
Rating: 4.8
Pros: Large loft style condo for ideal for families
Cons: No pets, parties, smoking, WiFi or air-conditioning
Good for: A family searching for a spacious vacation home
Loft Living Airbnb Yosemite
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Loft Living Airbnb Yosemite
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Super Stylish Cabin for 6 

Super Stylish Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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This deluxe cabin in Yosemite West has been featured within the pages of Conde Nast Traveler magazine, and a glance at the pictures shows you why.

Dating from the 1970s, the cabin’s interior was completely remodeled in 2019. An elevated, wrap-around deck is perfectly positioned for enjoying the surrounding, scenic vistas. Luxurious touches like white quartz countertops, oak floors and a mix of vintage and modern furnishings makes this a very special place to stay. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 6
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities: Luxury kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washer and dryer, air-conditioning and heating, TV, WiFi, workspace, large deck, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Stylish cabin ideal for families or groups
Cons: No pets, parties or smoking
Good for: Those seeking a sleek, ultra-stylish Airbnb
Super Stylish Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Super Stylish Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Super Stylish Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Contemporary Cabin for 8 

Contemporary Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Another luxury Airbnb property in the Yosemite area is this custom-designed cabin accommodating up to eight in style and comfort.

This cabin comes equipped with thick, fluffy towels and high thread count linens. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a couple of covered outdoor decks so you can enjoy the views – whatever the weather. You don’t even need a park pass when staying here, as access is granted once you show your reservation at the gate. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 8
Number of rooms: 3
Amenities:Luxury kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washer and dryer, air-heating and fireplace, TV, WiFi, workspace, two covered decks, parking
Rating: 5.0
Pros: Modern luxury cabin ideal for groups or larger families
Cons: No pets, parties or smoking
Good for: Anyone looking a stylish, modern and spacious Airbnb
Contemporary Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Contemporary Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Luxury Living for 8 

Luxury Living Airbnb Yosemite
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Only nine miles from the Yosemite Valley floor is this upmarket holiday home for up to eight. The outdoor living area is just as impressive as the interior, having large, plush sofas on a spacious deck.

The inside of the house is flooded with light, and features a luxury kitchen, air-conditioning, flatscreen TV and workstation. Polished wood floors are found throughout the living areas, while bedrooms are carpeted and decorated in soothing neutral tones. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 8
Number of rooms: 3
Amenities:Luxury kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washer and dryer, air-conditioning, heating and fireplace, TV, WiFi, workspace, large deck, parking
Rating: 4.9
Pros: Deluxe holiday home for a group or larger family
Cons: No pets, parties or smoking
Good for: Those seeking a sleek, modern vacation home with lots of space
Luxury Living Airbnb Yosemite
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Luxury Living Airbnb Yosemite
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Charming Cabin for 9 

Charming Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Pets are permitted to stay in this spacious cabin, alongside up to nine people.

The open plan living area has a cozy log burning fireplace, while air-conditioning helps guests to beat the summer heat. There is also a jacuzzi bath within the wooden A-frame cabin. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms ensure everyone has enough space in which to relax and unwind – as does the peaceful woodland setting. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 9
Number of rooms: 3
Amenities: Luxury kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washer and dryer, air-conditioning, heating and fireplace, cable TV, patio, parking
Rating : 4.7
Pros: Charming vacation rental for a large family or group
Cons: No parties, smoking or WiFi
Good for: Those seeking a woodland retreat in a relaxing spot
Charming Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Charming Cabin Airbnb Yosemite
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Which is the best Airbnb around Yosemite National Park for you? 

We rate all the Airbnbs listed here very highly – as do numerous satisfied travelers. To read more reviews, click on the links below each listing.  

Which is the best Airbnb for your vacation will depend on factors such as the size of your party, whether or not you have a pet, if you want to self-cater or be close to restaurants and stores, and the amenities you are looking for. Whether you’re a couple looking to spend most of your time outside, a family looking to self-cater and keep the kids happy or a group traveling together, we hope this guide makes the selection process a little simpler and faster.  

Wherever you decide to stay, I hope this handy guide to selecting the best Airbnb near Yosemite National Park helps you to have an incredible trip. 


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About the Reviewer  

James Ian Yosemite

James Ian has traveled to 82 countries and all 7 continents.  He has visited all of the main national parks in the United States, as well as many national monuments and state parks.

He has rafted through the Grand Canyon; rappelled down slot canyons near Zion and Arches; hiked among the hoodoos in Bryce and the enormous trees in Sequoia; admired the waterfalls in Yosemite and the colored hot springs in Yellowstone; seen moose in Grand Tetons and seals in the Channel Islands, and much more.

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