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Welcome to Best Western Yosemite Way Station Motel!

We have Yosemite National Park as our backyard, and guests in our Mariposa hotel enjoy a great value along with a fantastic small town location.

We are near Yosemite and the Sierra's, which makes us a favorite for outdoor enthusiasts. Walking, hiking, bike riding, Zipline, watersports and outdoor adventures abound in Mariposa County.

Along with Yosemite, other must-see attractions exist in Mariposa. The Mariposa Museum and History Center is an exciting place to pass an afternoon, visit our historic Courthouse or 1850 Jail or the California State Mining and Mineral Museum which are all favorites. Whether your passion is hiking, fishing or relaxing, there is plenty to be had at or near this Best Western in Mariposa.

Situated in a park-like setting, there are seven excellent restaurants within walking distance, including fine dining options. Friendly staff members at our 24 hour front desk are happy to offer recommendations and tips to guests for their travels. From casual strolls, to fishing, to Zipline Adventure Ranch, there are hours of fun to be had for the entire family.

Visit Mariposa Grove or 3 other groves of the Giant Sequoias. Photographers especially enjoy the incredible bounty of Mother Nature that surrounds this Mariposa/Yosemite area. Of course, antiquing, gold panning and visiting the shoppes are also possibilities. Explore the Old West the way it was mean to be with horseback riding tours.

Centrally located to many local attractions, many travelers especially appreciate the conveniences of our pet friendly, non-smoking hotel. Federal, State and Private company employees enjoy this site as they take care of business quickly with free Wi-Fi, free parking and our free Full Hot breakfast.

Reserve your spacious, peaceful room at Best Western-Yosemite Way Station TODAY.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. Pet rate is $20 per day. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $50 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions


  • 0.60 mile(s) from Mariposa Museum and History Center, gold panning
  • 2.00 mile(s) from California Mining and Mineral Museum
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Steam Railroad
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Yosemite National Park entrance
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Giant Sequoia Trees, southern end of Yosemite Park
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Sierra National Forest


  • .25 mile(s) from Charles Street Dinner House full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, steaks/ribs, seafood, pasta and salads. Wine and beer served.
  • .1 mile(s) from Castillo' s Mexican, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • .75 mile(s) from Miner's Roadhouse 140, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, family style - steaks, poultry, and seafood. Ph: 209-966-2444

Nearby Cities

  • 25.00 mile(s) from Oakhurst
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Merced
  • 72.00 mile(s) from Fresno
  • 169 mile(s) from San Francisco


  • 20.00 mile(s) from fishing
  • 20.00 mile(s) from river rafting
  • 45.00 mile(s) from horseback riding in Yosemite Park
  • 55.00 mile(s) from skiing at Badger Pass


  • 40 mile(s) from Ansel Adams, Noted Photgrapher of Yosemite- Ansel Adams Gallery at https://www.artsy.net/artist/ansel-adams


  • 120 mile(s) from San Jose International Airport
  • 80 mile(s) from Fresno Yosemite International Airport
  • 160 mile(s) from San Francisco International Airport