The newly built Courtyard by Marriott Merced hotel is conveniently located among hotels in Merced, CA, just off Highway 99 at the Highway 140 East exit. Highway 140 is the only year-round route to Yosemite National Park, 80 miles to the East, giving Merced the title: "Gateway to Yosemite". Our hotel's ideal location provides easy access to Downtown Merced one mile away, UC Merced seven miles north, and Mercy Medical Center Merced just 4 miles away. Enjoy one of the nicest Merced, California, hotels, thoughtfully designed with conveniences that make business and pleasure travel easy. Relax and get ready for the day ahead in one of our guest rooms, featuring a comfortable large well lit work desk with ergonomic chair, desk speakerphone and bedside phone, weekday newspaper, and in-room coffee. Start your morning with a reasonably priced healthy breakfast items from our new Bistro When you need to unwind at the end of the day, take advantage of our hotel's indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and exercise room.