Many visitors to Yellowstone National Park wish to lodge within the Park. The Park’s lodging options reflect the wilderness that is Yellowstone. Old Faithful Inn, located near Old Faithful Geyser and arguably the most famous lodge in America, is the most popular lodging option in the Park. As with the other inside-the-park options, however, rooms fill up very early, sometimes over a year in advance.
Regardless, planning your Yellowstone vacation well in advance is recommended. Xanterra Parks and Resorts is the official provider of all in-park lodging in Yellowstone. They also offer dining, gift stores, tours and activities throughout the entire park. Reserve through Yellowstone National Park Lodges. Call: 307-344-7311 | Toll Free: 866-GEYSERLAND (439-7375)
Lodging options inside Yellowstone are:
Old Faithful Inn Yellowstone National Park’s most famous hotel was built in 1903/04 and features a unique and imposing lodge interior. Accommodations are rustic but classy. Old Faithful Geyser is nearby. Other geysers in the Upper Geyser Basin are within a short walking distance. The dining room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open May – October.
Old Faithful Snow Lodge The Snow Lodge is Yellowstone Park’s newest lodge, but with a classic western, frontier look. Old Faithful Geyser is nearby. Other geysers in the Upper Geyser Basin are within a short walking distance. Accommodations feature a rustic atmosphere but are upscale. The dining room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open May – October. Prices start at under $100.
Old Faithful Lodge Located near Old Faithful, this historic cabin facility includes a one story main lodge that was built in the 1920’s. It has massive logs and stone pillars and views of Old faithful Geyser. The lobby includes a bakery/snack ship and cafeteria style food court.
Lake Hotel and Lodge Located in Lake Village, the early-20th century, elegant Lake Hotel offers sweeping views of Yellowstone Lake, while Lake Lodge offers rustic western cabins near the lake. Hotel cabins are also available. Accommodations range from rustic to upscale. Miles of shoreline and trails are nearby, and wildlife is abundant. The dining room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open May – October. Prices start at under $100.
Mammoth Hotel and Cabins Located at park headquarters, Mammoth is a stately hotel within view of nearby Mammoth Terrace. Elk graze on the hotel lawn year around. Outdoor ice skating is popular during the winter months. Accommodations are comfortable. The dining room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open May – October and late December – early March. Prices start at under $100.
Canyon Lodge & Cabins Located near the famous Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Canyon is centrally located and features the largest lodging complex in the Park. Accommodations range from deluxe to rustic, and many cabins have recently been updated. Miles of trails are nearby and wildlife is abundant. The Canyon Visitor Center features an excellent museum/interpretive center. The dining room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open June – September. Prices start at under $100.
Grant Hotel Located on the shore of Yellowstone Lake in the southern portion of the park, Grant is a modern hotel featuring comfortable accommodations. West Thumb Geyser Basin is nearby, while Grand Teton National Park is a short drive to the south. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. Open May – October. Prices start at about $100.
Roosevelt Cabins Rustic, western-themed facilities located between Mammoth and Canyon and near Tower Fall, Roosevelt Cabins give visitors the opportunity to “rough it.” The “Rough Rider” cabins have no running water. Bath and showers are “down the trail. Lamar Valley, home to wolves and grizzlies, is nearby. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available in the dining room. Open May – September. Prices start at under $100.
Lodging Near the Park Accommodations near Yellowstone National Park are abundant. Click here to read visitor reviews of lodging options near the Park.