Hotel Reviews

When envisioning a Yellowstone vacation, many visitors hope to stay inside the park, both for the setting and the convenience of traveling within the park. However, the number of hotel rooms inside the park is far less than the number of daily visitors to the park during the summer season. If you wish to lodge inside the park, plan several years ahead and familiarize yourself with the reservation policies of Xanterra Parks and Resorts, which manages Yellowstone lodging facilities. If you are unable to obtain reservations within Yellowstone, there are hundreds of lodging choices, from inexpensive to very pricey, in Yellowstone’s gateway communities. 

The independent consumer reviews below will help give you a better feel for some of the hotels in the Yellowstone region.

Inside the Park Lodging
Canyon Cabins  
“nice, new rooms … big lounge”
Canyon Cascade Lodge
“better constructed … coffeemaker”
Grant Hotel
“very clean and comfortable”
Lake Lodge Cabins
“clean and quiet”
Lake Yellowstone Hotel
“a beautiful building”
Lake Yellowstone Hotel Cabins
“love the cabins”
Mammoth Frontier Cabins
“convenient … meager accommodations”
Old Faithful Inn
“what better place to be?”
Old Faithful Lodge Cabins
“rustic … with bath”
Old Faithful Snow Lodge
“great location … nice, new rooms”

West Yellowstone, Montana
Alpine Motel
“small …. clean and quite private”
“the best place I’ve ever stayed”
Best Western Weston
“big clean rooms … free wireless internet”
Clubhouse Inn
“nice … staff was friendly”
Comfort Inn
“nice, the staff was great … excellent continental breakfast”
Days Inn
“great indoor pool with a waterslide …”
Hibernation Station
“really nice and comfy”
KOA Campground
“perfect combination of tenting and hotel facilities”
Madison Hotel
“nice, old hotel … remodeled very recently”
Moose Creek Cabins
“we would definitely stay there again! ”
Pony Express
“cheap, minimalist, but clean ”
Quarter Circle JK Ranch
“we preferred the atmosphere”
Stage Coach Inn
“very good value for the money”

Gardiner, Montana
Absaroka Lodge
“exceptionally clean … great size for a family”
Bear Lair Lodge
“best place to stay near the northern entrance”
Best Western
“ask for the River View rooms”
Montana Buffalo Ranch
“we definitely want to stay there again”
Motel 6
“the best view of all”
Riverside Cottages
“one of the smaller, more personable places to stay”
Super 8
“acceptable and reasonably priced”
Yellowstone Village Inn
“the kids were very happy here”
Yellowstone Basin Inn
“nice, clean, newer, large rooms”
Yellowstone Travelodge
“great rooms, very clean”

Jackson, Wyoming
Elk Country Inn
“good if you want to stay in Jackson”
Elk Refuge Inn
“Nice room, comfortable beds, close to airport.”
Flagg Ranch
“one of the nicer and costlier places to stay”
Jackson Lake Lodge
“I love this place”
Motel 6 “I love this place”
Signal Mountain Lodge
“everything here was wonderful”
Snake River Lodge
“very nice”
Spring Creek Ranch
“see wildlife from your window”
Wyoming Inn
“close to everything … free breakfast in the morning”

Cody, Wyoming
Absaroka Mountain Lodge
  “comfortable cabin and friendly and responsive staff”
Holiday Inn
“what a great stay!”
Shoshone Lodge
“the most awesome place …”

Cooke City, Montana
Alpine Inn
“the suites upstairs are much better …”
Big Moose Resort
“beautiful cabins”
Elkhorn Lodge
“nice rooms”
Hoosier Cabins
“clean and comfortable”
Sinclair Cabins
“clean and comfortable”

Silver Gate, Montana
Pine Edge Cabins
“its convenience cannot be beat … cabins were clean and toasty warm”