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Sawtelle Mountain Resort

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4133 Quakie Lane, Island Park, ID 83429
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in Island Park
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fine place for an overnighter but we stayed three nights while visiting Yellowstone Nat Park. It is about a 30 minute drive to the park from the hotel. Hotel rooms are small, clean but not in good repair. Our toilet leaked , light bulbs were burned out and the bed squeaked! Electrical consisted of a lot extension... More

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Riverdale, Utah, United States
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family vacation with 33 people in 6 family units. We rented 4 condo units. 3 had adjoining doors for large gatherings. The kids liked the swings in the little park and the swimming pool (Indoor). The adults loved the private hot tub for each unit. They were clean and well maintained. Each unit has it's own outdoor... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Like other reviewers, the best word to describe is "Simple". It's clean and affordable. You are less than 30 min. from Yellowstone's west entrance. Truly this place is nothing more than a place to get some sleep after a long day of sightseeing. I did take the suggestion of another traveler and brought my own soap and shampoo, and was... More

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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6 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a good value, compared to the prices in West Yellowstone. Located about 20 miles from the West entrance to Yellowstone (the best entrance, in my opinion) on a very lightly travelled road. Not a special place--just clean rooms, good service, and as other reviewers have noted--not a resort per se, but a motel. Location for activities is great,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

West Yellowstone was fully booked and very very expensive. This is a cheaper option if you want to stay nearby. Room was okay. Nothing special but all,you need for a night over. We didn't experience the neighborhood and the park. We only stayed there for a night and moved to Yellowstone NP the days after. We loved the dinner at... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Sawtelle offers guests a deep discount compared to hotels in West Yellowstone, but this is a "you get what you pay for." While it tries to play up its "resort" name, unfortunately it's more like a decent motel. The good part is it at least accomplishes what a decent motel should be...clean rooms at affordable prices. We arrived late after... More

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Hastings, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I booked the Sawtelle after searching prices/locations, etc., close to Yellowstone. Even though it was after Labor Day, there were lots of 'no vacancies' so I extended my search and found the Sawtelle. The prices are lower than West Yellowstone, and even though it is a little out of the way, we were really glad we chose this hotel. The... More

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Lehi, Utah
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This place has good people to work with. we arrived late evening and had nowhere to stay and they helped us tremendously by giving us a great rate and somewhere to stay. we were only going to stay one night but because of the hospitality, we stayed an extra night. Very nice place to stay and has great cabin condos... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Sawtelle is not fancy, but is clean, comfortable and affordable. It's nestled in a woody area about 20 miles from the entrance to Yellowstone. There was a little confusion upon check-in, because I thought I had requested a 1st floor room because we have an old dog who doesn't do stairs. The front desk staff juggled reservations and we got... More

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La Verne, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Planned our honeymoon trip to Yellowstone and Grand Tetons, but couldn't get through the mountains because of snow. We were past the cancellation date, but called the hotel to see if they would issue us a credit to use during the Summer instead of just taking our money. The manage was rude and refused to work with us. The hotel... More

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Address: 4133 Quakie Lane, Island Park, ID 83429
Location: United States > Idaho > Island Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sawtelle Mountain Resort 2.5*
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Sawtelle Mountain Hotel Island Park
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Sawtelle Mountain Resort offers room to fit any size and any budget. From a Single room to large 25 person groups. We have luxury family cabins for a party of 22 fully furnished. We have a large park for reunions with an indoor swimming pool, and spa. We have rentals of canoes and mountain bikes also. ... more   less 
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