COVID19 Statement


The Blackberry Inn Yosemite is committed to promoting and maintaining the health and safety of our guests, staff members and community during the COVID 19 PANDEMIC. Please refer to the information below regarding policy changes and modifications, hygiene and cleanliness standards, and enhanced safety practices in and around the Inn. Please also be aware that we practice social distancing at all times and will assist our guests in doing the same. Do not hesitate to call on any of our staff members should you have additional questions.

The owners, both Steve and Alex, have been vaccinated according to the CDC guidelines, including booster shots.

Hygiene Practices:

Beginning September 1, 2021, and until further notice, PROOF OF VACCINATION will be required to check in at the blackberry Inn Yosemite.

All staff members are following CDC guidelines and regulations to include; frequent and proper hand‐washing, temperature checking, wearing a mask and gloves during cleaning and food service, and strict monitoring of any illness symptoms. Guests are asked to do the same.

Throughout the Inn, enhanced cleaning using the recommended Lysol products is being employed. All public areas and surfaces are being cleaned and sanitized with increased frequency.

Each guestroom is thoroughly sanitized between guests after a 3 hour waiting period. This includes sanitizing surfaces, high‐touch points, and the removal and replacement of all linens and towels after guests depart. All vacuum cleaners are equipped with HEPA filters. All magazines, maps, and guide books have been removed from guestrooms and are available digitally.

*** For your safety and the safety of our employees, Staff members will not enter your room during your stay unless you are here for more than three nights. We are happy to place any needed items outside of your door, just let us know. Please let us know if you would like housekeeping service during your stay. We have also suspended evening turndown service until further notice. ***

Culinary Services:

Based on the season, breakfast will be served outside at your private designated table outside your room on one of the covered porches, or in your room, during inclement weather, if you are staying in the Ahwahnee Suites Building. If you are staying in the Blackberry Inn building and the weather is poor, you will be seated at your designated, socially distanced table in the main dining room through the main front door. Please wear masks upon entering the building until breakfast is served.

Breakfast time for all guests is at 8am unless you need to depart earlier for a long hike. If you need an early breakfast, a cold breakfast needs to be arranged IN ADVANCE THE DAY BEFORE, so we can accommodate your request.

Freshly baked and wrapped chocolate chip cookies will be delivered to your room daily.

Please stay safe while visiting Yosemite National Park and the Blackberry Inn Yosemite.