USA California Yosemite National Park Groveland Listing #52263

Mountain Springs Lodge - Groveland, CA

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8 reviews
Max. occupancy: 6 2 Queen Bed, 1 Double Bed 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 dog max  (75 lb weight limit) 
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Classic dog-friendly home near Yosemite with large deck, central AC, & WiFi

Make your way to the peace and quiet of Groveland and call this woodsy lodge home for a while! Whether you have come for unlimited outdoor adventure or simply want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, this will be just the place for you. The rustic feel of the interior is complemented by vaulted ceilings, and a classic full kitchen, yet the modern film-inspired art, free WiFi, and central air-conditioning/heating provide all those creature comforts. Plus, the furnished deck will be perfect for reminiscing over a cold drink as dinner cooks on the private gas grill!


Groveland offers that perfect mix of small-town feel while still having many activities that will be fun for the whole family. When you want to head out, make your way a mile north to Pine Mountain Lake and spend the day boating, fishing, and swimming. If there are a few golfers in the group, a memorable round of 18 awaits at Pine Mountain Lake Golf Course. Main Street will be the hub for all of your shopping and dining needs. And if you want to venture even further, the famous Yosemite National Park is located 50 miles east.


County tax number: 465

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.




Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

House rules


Kitchen & dining






Mountain view





Wireless router

Netflix streaming

Sound dock

Nearby activities & attractions


Golf nearby


Gas grill : Private

Beach towels


Parking & access

Paid parking only

8 reviews

Roberta H. Jun 2022
Quiet and serene. Loved seeing deer and turkeys
Dirk S. Apr 2022
Alles da was man braucht in einer tollen Umgebung. Sehr sauber. Yosemite Valley ca. 60 Meilen. Viel Natur in direkter Umgebung. Einziger Minuspunkt war die Heizung. Eine Beschreibung fehlte und im April wird es gerade Nachts doch sehr kühl. Auf jeden Fall eine Ziel, wenn wir noch einmal in dieser Gegend sind.
Anastasiia Z. Nov 2021
First, I'll write why I put 4 stars. in the description of the house or on the day of check-in, nowhere is the information written that this is a closed area. this place needs a pass. I made a surprise to my husband for his birthday. I wanted to come a few hours before check-in and have a picnic by the lake, which is not far from my house. and then go to check-in. But the road to the lake is closed everywhere - there are barriers everywhere. the police approached us and said that we need to have a pass to this territory. and the house is also on this territory. so I had a surprise. when we went for a pass there we were told that we were not on the list. time was only 12 o'clock and check-in at 4 o'clock.
that is, taking a walk by the lake before settling in will not work. in the end we waited 4 hours in a small park on the road. upon arrival and obtaining a pass, we had 2 cars from us, they took 80 dollars. they did not write about this either - but on the contrary, free parking is written. in the end, we went to yosemite park for two days. and the lake turned out to be small and did not impress, it is not clear what it was paid for. if I knew these nuances, I would be looking for a house closer to Yosemite Park.
in general, the house is cozy, very clean and a special thank you gift. the fireplace is closed and does not look at the fire, but gives a lot of heat). I didn't like the hygiene products, but it's not for everybody. was not washed. in the future I probably won't choose this house for additional fees.
Manager response:
Hi Anastasiia, thank you for taking the time to share your review and for choosing our home. We are very sorry to hear that the beginning of your visit got off on the wrong foot. We appreciate your patience. On our confirmation email which is sent directly after booking we let guests know: The Pine Mountain Lake main gate/guard kiosk is located at 19228 Pine Mountain Drive, Groveland, CA 95321. All vehicles must pay the $40 per vehicle entrance fee at the guard kiosk, per the PML HOA. This fee is paid once every 7 days (example: if your reservation is 8 days long, you will need to pay this fee twice). If guests have any questions or concerns we are available to assist. Each guest is used to different soaps and shampoo/conditioners. We are sorry that you didn't care for them. We hope to have you visit again soon.
Xiao G. Oct 2021
The area is definitely quite quaint. Hidden away in the mountains, not many restaurants. However, it is quiet, clean, comdortable, and very close to Yosemite. I thoroughly enjoyed the stay.
Akshat J. Aug 2021
The home was great, but $80 of hidden charges are added on after you make the booking that aren't mentioned before making the booking anywhere. You have to make sure you notice these charges in the "additional info" section in the booking confirmation email that you get and cancel the booking within 24 hours, otherwise you will not get your money back.
Manager response:
Hello Akshat. We aim to make the price of our rentals as completely transparent as possible and provide a breakdown of each cost you pay towards the rental before, and throughout the booking process, including all fees and taxes.
Maria T. Jul 2021
First we never received an email with instructions including the house combination code. I had to call Vacasa one hour before we arrived.
The home most everything we needed for a comfortable stay. Fans and air conditioning a plus. Kitchen has plenty of pots pans dishware, coffee maker, crock pot, blender, toaster , toaster oven, sunbeam grill, some cooking spices and oil. We brought everything we needed cook our meals including a coffee grinder & zip lock baggies since not many grocery stores or restaurants nearby. We love that we were able to bring our furbaby; but the yard is not fenced and we had to leash her whenever we brought her out. The deck does have a gate. Dogs are allowed on the nearby trails but unfortunately not at the beaches at Pine Mountain Lake. We had to travel to other lakes and other water areas that allowed dogs. Most places we have rented near water have beach accessories to use. You need to bring your own here. When you checkout they require you to run the dishwasher. There was dishwashing powder soap but no liquid dishwashing soap. I had to improvise to wash our water canteens and plasticware we brought. The garage had a washer and dryer, board games. Overall our stay was good. We enjoyed exploring mostly the surrounding areas of Groveland wherever dogs were allowed.
Manager response:
Hi Maria, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for your review. We're sorry for the unexpected delay in getting your check-in instructions to you. We hope that after you received the information that the remainder of your trip unfolded with ease. We hope for the opportunity to host you again in the future!
Zhihua Y. May 2021
Ample space, quiet, deer around us in the morning. Near Groveland for food and groceries, around 1h to Yosemite Valley. Well maintained and stocked with essentials - including puzzles and a wooden train set for the kids!

Only drawback was a weird smell coming from the couch/carpets - prob pet related from previous owners.

Will stay again!
Manager response:
Hello Zhihua, we're happy to hear that you had a wonderful stay at Mountain Springs Lodge! We are sorry to hear that the carpets needed some extra cleaning, but we appreciate you bringing this to our attention so our local team can get it addressed. This valuable feedback has been passed to the local manager for review. We look forward to hosting your next getaway!