Top 10 Amazing Airbnbs in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is one of the most popular parks in the country. Its scenic valleys and famous mountains draw campers, hikers, climbers, and road-trippers year-round. If you’re headed to the national park and you’re looking for convenient and comfortable accommodations, consider booking a stay at one of these top 10 amazing Airbnbs in Yosemite.

Nearly all of the following rental properties are located in or near Yosemite West, an unincorporated resort community inside the national park and just 12 miles from the park’s main visitor center in Yosemite Valley. (Rates subject to change depending on season and owner’s discretion.)

Airbnb Yosemite: Royal Retreat

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This brand-new vacation home in the pines offers a peaceful place to rest after a busy day exploring the park. This listing is for the top two floors of this spacious duplex. (If you’re looking for a smaller getaway, check out the listing for the lower level Serenity Suite.) Cook up a feast in the fully stocked kitchen (just bring the food!) or grill out on the covered deck. The two king-sized beds come with their own linens and the bathrooms are stocked with towels.

Occupancy: 5 guests | 2 bedrooms | 2 baths

Amenities include: Full kitchen, indoor fireplace, private entrance, free parking, wifi, grill

Rate: $299/night

Airbnb Yosemite: Modern Mountain Retreat

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These side-by-side rentals are perfect for groups that are vacationing together but also prefer having their own space. Cabin A and Cabin B (listed separately on Airbnb) each have their own unique character but both are newly renovated and professionally designed with gorgeous finishes and appliances. Both cabins have full kitchens, comfortable living areas, two decks, new furnishings, and indoor fireplaces. As an added bonus, your reservation includes a day pass for the national park.

Occupancy: Cabin A (10 guests | 3 bedrooms | 3.5 baths), Cabin B (8 guests | 3 bedrooms | 2 baths)

Amenities: Full kitchen, indoor fireplace, TV, private entrance, free parking, wifi, grill, national park day pass

Rate: Cabin A ($425/night) Cabin B ($376/night)


The Yosemite Cabin

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This contemporary cabin has retro charm with modern updates. (It was built in the 1970s but renovated in 2019.) If you’re a fan of mid-century modern style, you’ll love the open floor plan, minimalist design, and natural light. The fully stocked kitchen has everything you need including high-end cookware, gas range, and linens. When you’re ready to head outdoors, the home’s wraparound deck offers a view of the surrounding forest. It’ll come as no surprise that this cabin was featured in Conde Nast Traveler.

Occupancy: 6 guests | 2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms

Amenities: Full kitchen, TV, private entrance, free parking, wifi, A/C, washer/dryer

Rate: $595/night

Airbnb Yosemite: Half Dome Loft

This stunning home is one of two similar rentals managed by the same host. (We’ll get to the El Capitan Loft next!) The 2,500-square-foot Half Dome Loft was designed for family time and large gatherings. The thoughtful design and high-quality furnishings and finishes set this rental apart. It sleeps up to 10 people, includes a fully stocked kitchen, and has spacious dining tables both indoors and out. The covered deck comes with a comfy porch swing and a beautiful view.

Occupancy: 10 guests | 3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms

Amenities: Full kitchen, indoor fireplace, TV, private entrance, free parking, internet access, A/C, washer/dryer, ADA accessible

Rate: $395/night

Yosemite: El Capitan Loft

Like the Half Dome Loft, the El Capitan Loft boasts 2,500 square feet for up to 10 guests. (Kids might enjoy the 4 Murphy beds hidden in the walls!) In addition to comfortable living areas and a foodie-friendly kitchen, this rental also has a 65-inch 4K TV, satellite TV, and blu-ray player that are perfect for movie nights. When you’re ready to head to the national park, the Yosemite Valley is just a 30-minute drive away.

Occupancy: 10 guests | 3 bedrooms |2 bathrooms

Amenities: Full kitchen, indoor fireplace, TV, private entrance, free parking, internet access, A/C, washer/dryer, ADA accessible

Rate: $375/night

Alpenglow Cottages

Yosemite accommodations tend to fill up quickly, so it’s fortunate that with Alpenglow Cottages, there are three to choose from if you don’t get your first pick! These modern homes vary slightly in size but all have the same luxurious interiors and beautiful craftsmanship. They were built in 2016 and each includes a full kitchen, living areas full of natural light, comfortable bedrooms, and an outdoor deck with a grill. See the individual listings for the cabins here: Cabin 1, Cabin 2, Cabin 3.

Occupancy: Cabin 1 (8 guests | 2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms), Cabin 2 (8 guests | 2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms), Cabin 3 (6 guests | 2 bedrooms | 2 baths)

Amenities: Full kitchen, indoor fireplace, TV, private entrance, free parking, A/C, washer/dryer

Rate: Cabin 1 ($275/night), Cabin 2 ($275/night), Cabin 3 ($275/night)


The Sweetwater is designed for gathering and entertaining with a top-of-the-line chef’s kitchen, dining table that seats 10 people, 65-inch HD TV with surround sound, spacious deck, and game room. This luxurious rental also brings some of the outside in with soaring south-facing windows that offer forest views and fill the home with natural light. It also includes the use of a garage (a rare Airbnb amenity) plus an electric car charging station. (Note: The Sweetwater is also featured in the photo at the top of this post.)

Occupancy: 8 guests | 3 bedrooms | 2.5 bathrooms

Amenities: Full kitchen, indoor fireplace, TV, wifi, private entrance, washer/dryer, grill, free parking, garage, electric car charging station

Rate: $821/night

Yosemite’s Bears Den & Little Bear

Perfect for groups looking for both togetherness and their own space, this cozy duplex offers two separate living spaces that must be rented as one unit. Bears Den, the larger unit upstairs, has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a full kitchen. Downstairs, Little Bear has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and a full kitchen.

Occupancy: 12 guests | 5 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms

Amenities: 2 full kitchens, indoor fireplace, free parking, grill

Rate: $495/night

Clouds Rest Cabin

It’s hard to beat the location of Clouds Rest. This cozy cabin is just 7 miles from the Yosemite Valley—so close it has views of Half Dome and El Capitan! It was built by the owners using sustainable building methods, and the furnishings are eco-friendly too. Most are from area consignment stores, thrift stores, and historic Yosemite Valley homes. When you’re ready for outdoor adventure, the cabin owners provide two pairs of trekking poles, two daypacks, a Yeti ice chest, Yeti carryall bag, picnic blanket, and a small table.

Occupancy: 2 guests | 1 bedroom | 1 bathroom

Amenities: Full kitchen, wood stove, private entrance, free parking, internet access, A/C, washer/dryer, grill, hiking gear

Rate: $275/night

BeetleBark Bungalow

If you’re looking for a Yosemite rental that’s on the smaller side, BeetleBark Bungalow easily sleeps up to 4 guests but still offers all the comforts of home. This quaint cabin has recently been fully renovated with warm wood finishes and a cheerful kitchen with new appliances. Outdoors, there’s a new deck with a grill and patio dining set plus a small hot tub. If you feel like exploring your surroundings, a small trail that starts at the property will lead you straight to the nearby creek.

Occupancy: 4 guests | Studio with 2 beds | 1 bath

Amenities: Full kitchen, private entrance, free parking, wifi, A/C, washer/dryer, outdoor hot tub

Rate: $228/night