Authenticity and dedication at a value

Tucked away on its own bend along the stream, perched under a grove of black oaks, the Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort has a magical feel. Located only 26 miles away from Yosemite Valley along California's scenic Highway 140. The Bug offers a relaxed and social atmosphere where families, backpackers and international travelers all find welcome and a variety of affordable accomodations and amenities a resort would have.

The Bug
Another Yosemite Bug
New Style Yosemite Bug

At the Bug we feature a variety of unique lodgings to suit any budget. From private rooms in cabins, vacation rentals, to tent cabins and licensed hostel dorms, our guests find our facilities to be anything but a corporate lodging setting. In fact, we are on a sloped hillside so be prepared to walk far up and down to your accommodations and parking.

Private Room Private
Bath 2 Queens
Private Room Shared
Bath Queen & Twins
Ins Tent Cabin Full Bed
Tent Cabin with 2 Twins
Private Room
Communal Bath
Coed Group Dormitory

Private Rooms, Shared Bath
Private Rooms, Private Bath

Our guests are welcome to eat at our fresh comfort mountain foods restaurant that features a small daily menu, highlighting our garden, local or organic ingredients. There are always solid vegan and vegetarian options and holiday game specials. Or, enjoy the fully equipped hostel kitchen. Both have free wi-fi and are well stocked with board games, darts or ping pong, books and lively conversation from a plethora of different types of guests and locals.

Dining in the Cafe
The Cafe Deck
The Cafe Annex
BBQ Meal

The Spa is located below the lodge with its own garden deck overlooking the valley below. There, our guests will find a yoga studio, massage and treatment rooms, as well as herbal or salt & essential oil steep baths, a hot rock sauna and a huge stainless H2O2 steel hot tub. The asian but local resource influenced feel offers a calm yet social environment.

The Spa Hot Tub
The Spa's Deck
A Yoga Class
Massage Therapy

Groups and classes will find fantastic accomodations and packages at a value here at the Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort. Both the Bodie room and the fireside redwood ampitheater are the perfect places to host gatherings and meetings. See our group page or give us a call for more information.

Class in the Bodie Room
Outdoor Wedding
Female Dormitory
Music at the Bug

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"I loved the spa and the food was great in the cafe. I enjoyed the campfire as well."
   -Kent R. Mobile, AL Aug 2012

"Enjoyed our stay! I especially loved your health spa and sauna."
   -Suz L.  March 2012

"Public transport is the way to go! Staff and Hostel are great. Amazing food in the cafe and very friendly staff. We will be back."
   -Jill D. Birmingham, UK Feb 2012

"Yosemite Bug cafe food & atmosphere was excellent! Our private cabin was very nice, quiet and woodsy location."
   -Santiago and Sharon USA July 2012

"Everyone was very friendly! The food and service were outstanding."
   -Aurulie Orleans, France July 2012

"Amazing!! Love the garden, Love the location, the bonfire pit - All of it. Thank you for a wonderful stay!"
   -Chuck from Michigan May 2012

"James IS FANTASTIC! He has been very helpful and accommodating on 3 different visits to the bug. Also a shout out to Dave in the Cafe. James and Dave are excellent staff."
   -Anne and Jim of NYC April 2012

"All the recommendations were justified. Thanks for a friendly comfortable stay and healthy food."
   -David M.  Sydney, Australia

"You guys have a cool thing here. The food, the unique room decor, and all the other amenities make 4 a unique place! We had a very happy 40th wedding anniversary!
Thank you Yosemite Bug."
   -Eddy & Janet

"I love all the stonework in the health spa. Tonight's ambiance was a sensualist's dream. I enjoy the jets in the showers and the cucumber H2O. So many beautiful touches to bring embodied bliss! Thank you."
   -Carol H.  Long Island, NY

"This place is exactly what my mind and body needed after backpacking for 5 days. Loved having this little oasis."
   -Rhonda USA


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Just 25 miles from Yosemite Valley!

  Douglas Shaw, Owner

Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort

Hostelling International - Midpines
6979 Highway 140
P.O. Box 81 Midpines, CA 95345
Toll Free: 866.826.7108 Telephone: 209.966.6666 Fax:209.966.6667