John Muir Lodge - Kings Canyon National Park

86728 Highway 180, Kings Canyon National Park, United States, 93633  show map
 3 stars
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John Muir Lodge - Kings Canyon National Park

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Sports activities

Horseback riding

Cycling

Hiking

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Game room

Overview

John Muir Lodge is a 3-star property only 5.5km from Kings Canyon National Park and Grant Grove. Renovated in 2011, the comfortable hotel has welcomed guests since 1997.

A 65-minute drive to Mammoth Lakes.

Restaurants, gift shops and bars are only a few steps from the hotel.

Just 60 minutes from Visalia airport.

Rooms

This property offers 35 bright guestrooms complete with a writing desk, a dressing area, coffee/tea making facilities, an iPod dock and heating. The hotel rooms come with carpet floor and hand-crafted furniture.

Eat

A perfect breakfast is served at the restaurant. The family restaurant serves American dishes. Espresso can be savored in the café bar.

Relax

John Muir Lodge offers sports activities including horse riding, cycling and hiking.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   36.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • ATM/Cash machine

Activities

  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Hiking

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  4 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 4 may stay at the price of USD 12 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 12 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

86728 Highway 180, Kings Canyon National Park, United States, 93633

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City Center
  • Kings Canyon National Park
    39.4km
Airports
  • Visalia (VIS)
    61.0km
  • Fresno Air Terminal Airport (FAT)
    67.7km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    36

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or Double beds
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This room features views of the forest and a private entrance. A work desk, seating area, and tea and coffee-making facilities are provided.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel John Muir Lodge - Kings Canyon National Park Kings Canyon National Park location
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    Hotel Address:

    86728 Highway 180, Kings Canyon National Park, United States, 93633

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Kings Canyon National Park
      39.4km
    Airports
    • Visalia (VIS)
      61.0km
    • Fresno Air Terminal Airport (FAT)
      67.7km
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of rooms:
      36

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    Local Attractions

    • Grant Grove - 2.5km
      Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
    • Giant Forest - 14.8km
      Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
    • Hume Lake - 8.9km
      Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
    • Boyden Cavern - 15.0km
      74101 E Kings Canyon Rd

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    • General Grant Tree Trail - 1.2km
      Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        36

      John Muir Lodge Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at John Muir Lodge

      Individual guest reviews

      • Family with children
        10.0

        Premisses, room, service

        Only drawback is the breakfast which is not included

      • Family with children
        8.8

        Well located

        Nobody did the chineney A guy made the cleaninig with the vacom while having lunch at the lobby

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        lovely place, nice accomodations

        Nothing!

      • Couple
        9.2

        Excellent place! You're right in the heart of Grant Grove Village! Beautiful building, opened in 2000. Registration is in buildings right across parking lot from Vistor Center. Drive 1/4 mi into woods to lodge. No staff on duty there, really. You're on your own, but someone did help us with our bags voluntarily, and they do have housekeeping, etc. The central lounge area is awesome, with couches and chairs by the fireplace, books to read, games to play, lots of tributes to John Muir in the artwork. Classy. The rooms were three-star quality, I'd say. Very comfortable. No TV, which was super. Had a radio, that's it. Awesome getaway from the electronic world!!

        No fridge or microwave, so dining options are limited to whatever you bring, or go to the restaurant. We requested a quiet room when booking it, but we were placed next door to the one guest in the building with a noisy toddler. Kind of disappointing. I'm sure they would have given us a different room if we'd asked, though. We didn't. That's our fault.

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        Nice location - very close to General Grant. Cozy environment. Friendly staff.

        A bit noisy - therefore the earplugs provided.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        A comfortable and low-key place in a beautiful setting.

        Has gotten quite pricey in-season

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        Location amazing.

        Restaurant pricey for the quality offered.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Great location and very clean. Loved sitting in the rocking chairs enjoying our coffee in the morning watching the deer.

        Noise from the plumbing? Dark path to the restaurant. Some discreet solar lighting along the path would be good.

      • Couple
        8.8

        We lOved the location. We could see deer outside our window. We lived the porches with the outdoor seating. The staff was unbelievably friendly. We had everything we needed. The place is very clean. This was our second stay. During our first visit we investigated every other option for lodging within the park, with price as no object, and decided John Muir was definitely the best!

        My husband though the sheets were not soft enough.

      • Family with children
        6.6

        right in the Kings Canyon forest. NO TV, which was perfect! quiet hours from 9 PM to 8 AM, fits well with forest location

        no microwave or fridge, most families want these! NO AC, only baseboard heat very limited restaurant access, you are captive to the Grant Grove village cafe (good comfort food, skip the expensive and skimpy deserts)

      • Couple
        10.0

        Fantasic location as the lodge is nestled right in the Kings Canyon National Park, with nature right on your doorstep, very relaxing. The lodge is very clean and comfortable.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        It was simply beautiful ... we loved our stay. The views were really spectacular and the living room was superb! We were with another "mature" couple, and we loved our side-by-side rooms!

        Maybe the sign out front by the Reception Area could be updated ... we thought the Lodge was where the restaurant is, and we were a little taken aback! So glad we went up the road and came upon such a gorgeous, new Lodge. John Muir would be proud. Thanks for a great stay! Charlene

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        it was nice

        the outside was not kept nice

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Surrounded by beautiful trees and scenery. Comfortable room. Nice huge lobby with fireplace to congregate at during the day/evening. Enjoy the presentation, given in the lobby, by a summer park ranger about John Muir. He did it in character and what was going to be a 30 minute presenation, but he graciously took any and all questions afterwards, and stayed in character. Nice touch to our last night at the lodge!

        No Sign Indicating the lodge was located on the road just past the Grant Grove Visitor Center. Mentioned this to the reception desk clerk and all we got in response was, "You are not the first to say that" with no indication that they got the message from other visitors and would put up a sign. Thanks to no sign, we missed where we needed to turn into and lost an hour (30 mins both ways.) Only managed to find it as we met a lovely group of 4 UK ladies, when we stopped at Kings Valley Lodge, as we knew we were lost. They had a US travel book and were able to send us back to the Grant Grove Vistor Center area. No refrigerator, microwave or TV in the room. Didn't miss the TV, but not having a refrigerator and microwave, when the only place to get something to eat in immediate area, closes at 9 PM, was definitely a minus. Their ice machine required the use of ones room card key to operate. Not a problem, unless you wanted more than one tiny bucket of ice. Only dispensed one bucket of ice per day. Did not seem to have an option of paying for more. Outta luck if it was after the small market had closed for the day.

      • Couple
        7.8

        Great location and lovely fluffy towels. Enjoyed the evening Ranger talk.

        The alarm set by the previous guests went off very early. Housekeeping should have cancelled it as part of their routine.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel John Muir Lodge - Kings Canyon National Park Kings Canyon National Park location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      86728 Highway 180, Kings Canyon National Park, United States, 93633

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kings Canyon National Park
        39.4km
      Airports
      • Visalia (VIS)
        61.0km
      • Fresno Air Terminal Airport (FAT)
        67.7km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        36