9010 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA, USA
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Curry Village Yosemite National Park Reviews
Curry Village Aug 10, 2009
I have stayed at the tent "cabins" both in summer and in winter have really enjoyed both seasons, but for different reasons. The summer can be quite loud with many campers there but the convenience of being on the valley floor is too much to pass up. There are a bazillion kids out of school with family or on group trips so the lines going to bathrooms, restaurants or just the amount of people at various locations can be disappointing. Just book early and just remember you are there to see this amazing natural spectacle and all will be good. Be mindful though that when it rains, the grounds can get quite muddy so bring along a couple plastic bags for your muddy shoes, an umbrella or poncho and perhaps a nice pair of hiking gloves (can still get a bit chilly). PLEASE remember that lighting in the summer is very dangerous at the upper elevations and hikers have been killed and injured to never underestimate the potential danger.
In the winter, I think this is the prime time to go as the park can feel like it is all there for just you and the animals. Book a HEATED cabin if available or, if you can't reserve one, get a heated blanket or snuggle partner and all will be good in the world (both would be even better).
The valley is quiet, few guests around and all the splendor of Yosemite will be yours. There are nice places to eat and the cost is about $25.00 USD (as of 2009). You really can't beat that price and the experience will most likely change your life. The chill is not the damp sort so bundling up in layers is very successful in keeping your extremities warm. God snow boots, sunglasses and if possible, snow pants are a must as the snow in winter gets VERY deep and can be heavy.
Have fun and save a spot next to the fire for me!!
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It's posh camping May 19, 2009
Literally at the bottom of Half Dome, well the closest you get without walking anywhere, the location is great for exploring Yosemite Valley.
We stopped in a unheated tented cabin, which is basically a wooden floor and frame with canvas sides it was such fun. Point to note though, it got cold at night even in May so if you like a warm night’s sleep I'd advise a heated cabin.
You also get a bear proof container to store all food and toiletries in so as not to attract unwanted attention from wildlife.
There has recently been a rock fall so a lot of the camp is out of bounds but it won't really effect you as all the amenities are open.
There is a bar, pizza place, restaurant/grill, coffee shop and taco place. The showers and toilets are clean if not a little busy an you cabin is cleaned daily.
The location is great for walks up to Vernal and Nevada falls and Half Dome. It is also on the shuttle bus route (3 stops throughout the camp) so it's easy to get about to the other parts of the valley easy enough.
I loved it here for the experience, as a frequent camper it was brilliant.
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