John Muir Lodge - Kings Canyon National Park

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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Overview

Offering quiet rooms, John Muir Lodge is placed in a historic area of Kings Canyon National Park providing swift access to Kings Canyon National Park and Grant Grove. Reconstructed in 2011, the quiet villa has welcomed guests since 1997.

The vicinity of a grove and forests quick access to bars and restaurants distinguish this villa.

Guests can reach John Muir Lodge by car from Visalia airport in 65 minutes.

Rooms

There are rooms with iPod docking station, a writing desk, a patio, heating and a balcony in John Muir Lodge. The rooms come with hand-crafted furnishings. Guests are free to use free toiletries and a hairdryer available in a private bathroom.

Relax

There are activities such as cycling, horse riding and hiking to diversify guests' leisure.

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
  • Free parking

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant

Room view

  • Mountain view

Room facilities

  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area

Media

  • Telephone
  • 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 villa

villa John Muir Lodge - Kings Canyon National Park Kings Canyon National Park location
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Villa Address:

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

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City Center
  • Kings Canyon National Park
    39.4 km
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Villa 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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Double Room
Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or Double beds
Size: 9 m²
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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 villa

    villa John Muir Lodge - Kings Canyon National Park Kings Canyon National Park location
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    Villa Address:

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

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    City Center
    • Kings Canyon National Park
      39.4 km
    Airports
    Villa 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 - 2.5 km
      Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
    • Giant Forest - 14.8 km
      Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
    • Hume Lake - 8.9 km
      Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
    • Boyden Cavern - 15.0 km
      74101 E Kings Canyon Rd

    Near the villa

    • General Grant Tree Trail - 1.2 km
      Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
      Villa information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        36
      Cities nearby
      • Three Rivers hotels - 61 km
      • Bishop hotels - 52 km
      • Lone Pine hotels - 58 km
      • Dinuba hotels - 83 km
      • Exeter hotels - 86 km
      • Mammoth Lakes hotels - 88 km
      • Sequoia National Park hotels - 55 km
      • Reedley hotels - 86 km
      • Visalia hotels - 92 km
      • Lindsay hotels - 92 km

      John Muir Lodge Reviews

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

      Average guest rating

      7.8out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 30 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      9.0
      Rooms
      6.0
      Service
      4.0
      Value
      6.0
      Dining
      1.0

      Individual guest reviews

      • Linda Leach
        August  2016
        5.2

        The location couldn't be more beautiful.

        Great location.

        My husband and I both contracted Salmonella while staying at the lodge. They have a huge problem with sanitary standards, especially with their food service.

      • 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.

      How to reach villa

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

      Villa Address:

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

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kings Canyon National Park
        39.4 km
      Airports
      Villa information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  11 am
      • Year renovated:
        2011
      • Number of rooms:
        36