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An exclusive enclave nestled on the ground of the resort, our Explorer Cabins offer more than 500 square feet of living space located on beautifully forested acres with creek, alpine and meadow views. With access to a dedicated Clubhouse, guests can enjoy a wide variety of amenities to make the most of their Tenaya experience.

Each cabin features extended space including two bedrooms, a living room to enjoy with loved ones, and a covered 90-square-foot porch to relax and delight in the view. Explorer Cabins also include a wet bar area with a compact fridge, microwave, and 10-cup coffee maker.

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PREMIUM EXPLORER CABIN One King, One Queen

Our Premium Cabins offer a truly immersive Sierra experience. Enjoy the rippling current of Big Creek, a mountain pond or an alpine meadow from your master bedroom. These Cabins feature one king-size bed and one queen-size bed for expanded living space, along with premium views of the grounds. Sleeps up to six. A pack & play or crib is available upon request for an additional $30/night.

  • Premium locations facing creek, meadow or pond
  • Master bedroom balcony
  • King bed in the main bedroom
  • Queen bed in second bedroom
  • All standard Explorer Cabin amenities
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Premium FAMILY EXPLORER CABIN

Family Cabins are unique to the resort property, conveniently offering a bunk bed in the second bedroom for families or travelers who require a bit more space. With a full bed on the bottom and a twin on top, this room is perfect for guests of all ages. The floorplan is the same as the other Premium Cabins, but with a combination tub/shower in the bathroom rather than a shower only. Sleeps up to six. A pack & play or crib is available upon request for an additional $30/night.

  • Living room balcony
  • King bed in the main bedroom
  • Bunk bed with lower full bed and upper twin bed in second bedroom
  • Tub/shower combo
  • All standard Explorer Cabin amenities
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DELUXE EXPLORER CABIN One King, One Queen

Deluxe Cabins offer a one-of-a-kind mountain escape along with the comforts of home. Nestled beneath incense cedar and sugar pine trees, our Deluxe Cabins have the same layout and amenities as the Premium Cabins, but are situated toward the interior of the grounds. These spaces are ideal for relaxing in the great outdoors. Sleeps up to six. A pack & play or crib is available upon request for an additional $30/night.

  • Living room balcony
  • Large walk-in shower
  • King bed in the main bedroom
  • Queen bed in second room
  • All standard Explorer Cabin amenities
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Accessible EXPLORER CABIN Two Queen

People of all abilities have the spirit of exploration, and with custom beds, widened doorways and a larger bathroom, our ADA-compliant Explorer Cabins are accessible for all. They come equipped with all of the features needed to make your stay in Yosemite National Park truly unforgettable. Sleeps up to six. A pack & play or crib is available upon request for an additional $30/night.

  • Wheelchair accessible, including ADA-compliant bathroom with wheelchair turnaround and roll-in shower.
  • Wider doorways 
  • Grab bars
  • Living room balcony
  • Queen bed in both bedrooms
  • All standard Explorer Cabin amenities
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Solar Power Cabin #41

Harnessing the power of the sun and representing Tenaya’s ongoing commitment to the environment, our unique Explorer Cabin #41 captures approximately 16 kilowatt hours of energy from the 12 solar panels. This cabin experience saves more than 2,880 kilowatts of energy over a year’s time. Request Cabin #41 for a unique eco-friendly stay. Sleeps up to six. A pack & play or crib is available upon request for an additional $30/night.

  • Living room balcony
  • Large walk-in shower
  • King bed in the main bedroom
  • Queen bed in second room
  • All other standard Explorer Cabin amenities

To check availability and reserve, please call us at 1-800-635-5807 and ask about Cabin 41. We try our best to honor requests for specific rooms, but they cannot be guaranteed.

Standard Amenities

Standard Explorer Cabin Amenities

  • Exclusive access to the Explorer Lounge (check in with front desk for available hours)
  • Living room with cozy fireplace and sleeper sofa
  • Wet bar
  • Microwave (no oven or cooktop)
  • 10-cup coffee maker
  • Compact fridge with freezer
  • Safe
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV with movies on demand
  • Cordless telephone with message alert and voice mail
  • Iron and ironing board
  • AM/FM clock radio with USB ports
  • Blow dyer
  • Climate control

The Explorer Clubhouse at Tenaya at Yosemite

The Explorer Clubhouse

Welcome to the Explorer Clubhouse, an extraordinary haven exclusively designed for our esteemed guests staying at our Explorer Cabins. Immerse yourself in a world of unparalleled comfort, adventure, and exclusive amenities that elevate your stay to new heights.

Winter Hours: During this season, we operate with minimal staffing. Explorer Cabin guests will have 24-hour access to the clubhouse using their room key. Please note that not all items may be available during this time. For further information, please reach out to the front desk.

Breakfast Spread: Come by between 7am to 9am to enjoy our light breakfast offerings. Indulge in a delightful selection of baked goods, seasonal fruits, and savory and nutritious options.

Wine Hour: Join us for our signature complimentary wine hour from 5pm to 6pm featuring premium wines from Cru. We carefully select a red and white wine each day to ensure a delightful variety for our esteemed guests. Indulge in a glass of fine wine as you socialize and unwind in our inviting ambiance.

Your S’moregasbord Awaits! Discover a S’mores Extravaganza at the Explorer Clubhouse! Join us every evening from 6pm to 9pm for the ultimate S’mores experience. Create your perfect S’mores kit with a delectable selection of chocolates (try our peanut butter S’mores) and indulge in all the marshmallows you desire. We provide sticks for roasting at any of our three cozy fire pits located throughout the Explorer Cabins area.

Grab, Pay, and Go: Indulge in a delightful snacking experience at the Explorer Cabins with our convenient scan and pay system. We’ve curated a tempting selection of snacks, select beers, and refreshing drinks, ensuring you have everything you need to satisfy your cravings during your stay. The Grab and Go area is open 24 hours.

Tenaya’s Explorer Cabins Golf Cart Experience: Exclusive access to Tenaya at Yosemite Golf Carts awaits guests staying at the Explorer Cabins, providing a convenient and enjoyable way to explore the beautiful surroundings. For more information on utilizing these carts, please contact your Explorer Cabin Host in the Clubhouse upon arrival. To avail of this service, guests must complete the rental agreement and meet specific criteria.

  • All drivers must be 21 or older and possess valid driver’s licenses.
  • The rental period is from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, and the carts, available on a first-come-first-served basis, cannot be reserved in advance.
  • A refundable $150 deposit is required to rent the cats.
  • Guests are encouraged to return the carts promptly by 9pm to avoid a late return fee of $150, and any damage to the golf cart will incur a fair market value charge.
  • The rental process includes a thorough orientation, a cart inspection, and an explanation of safety guidelines.
  • Operating the carts under the influence of alcohol is strictly prohibited.
  • Golf Carts are not available during the winter months.