Find Luxury in the Heart of Merced

Explore downtown Merced from El Capitan Hotel, located on Main Street in a building with ties to the town’s first railroad depot. A stay with us puts you close to Mainzer, Merced National Wildlife Refuge, Bobby’s Market, Yosemite National Park, and more. Our hotel offers an urbane oasis to experience sites in California's lush Central Valley. 

Our Commitment to Care
We're committed to enhanced levels of cleanliness, as we reimagine the hotel experience.
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Fitness Center
  • Pet Friendly
  • Business Services
  • Meeting Facilities
Safety First, Wellbeing Always

Guided by our purpose of care, we’re committed to enhanced levels of cleanliness in an effort to ensure your safety and wellbeing.
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Rooms + Suites

King Bed

Retreat to elegant rooms with custom furniture and wood décor, for a home base that’s ideal for trips to Lake Yosemite, Bobby’s Market, and Vista Ranch. 

Our Hotel

24-hour Fitness Center


24-hour Fitness Center

Our center is powered by Fitness on Demand featuring spaces and training zones with premium equipment like Peloton bikes. Touchscreen kiosks allow for 24-hour access to classes and instruction. Amenities include filtered water and guest towels. 

24-hour Business Services

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24-hour Business Services

Put the finishing touches on a presentation, email the office, or print out boarding passes with around-the-clock access to our business center.


Savor in-house dining with locally-sourced ingredients from all three of El Capitan’s on-site restaurants. Discover appealing dining options when you visit our hotel. 
Lobby pet


Your pets are welcome at El Capitan Hotel. Bring up to two pets along to explore downtown Merced and outdoor trails.


Non-refundable pet fee of $35 per day

Weight Limits

100 lbs. combined