The Ahwahnee Construction FAQs

The Ahwahnee Construction FAQs

The Ahwahnee will undergo some structural enhancements from January 2023 until October 2023. These enhancements are necessary to strengthen the structure, replace aging components and completely rehabilitate the kitchen. Below are for frequently asked questions as well as some answers. Should you not see your question below, email ahwconcierge@aramark.com and we will be happy to assistance you.


General Questions:


Will the Pool be open?

The pool is currently going through a full refurbishment and it is scheduled to reopen March 2023.


Will there be area of The Ahwahnee that will be closed during my trip?

Yes, there may be some exterior walkway and public spaces closed. While an exact schedule is not available yet and there might be some modifications to constructions schedules, we will do our best to inform guests ahead of time regarding areas that may be closed during certain time periods.


How loud will the construction be?

We are expecting low to intermittent medium levels of noise. The heaviest noise will take place during January and February when the hotel is closed to the public.


What are the hours of construction?

The work will be between 9:00am -5:30pm and only on Mondays – Fridays.


Can I cancel my reservation if I do not want to be at The Ahwahnee during this time period?

Yes, you may cancel your reservation as long as it is canceled at least 7 days in advance of your arrival date to receive a refund for your deposit.


Dining Questions:


Will the Dining Room be open?

Yes, but not during March. During the month of March, dining services will be available in the Great Lounge and The Ahwahnee Bar. The Dining Room is scheduled to reopen in April 2023.


Will The Ahwahnee Bar be open?

Yes, Bar operations remain unaffected.


Will Room Service Be available?

Room Service is not scheduled to be open during construction.


What will the menu and style of service be for the dining experience?

Our culinary leaders are working diligently to create an experience befitting The Ahwahnee. As details emerge, information will be shared on our website, social media and pre-arrival emails.