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209 Highwway 212, Cooke City, MT 59020
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Soda Butte Lodge
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Cooke City
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there during the Labor Day weekend and we found the management as well as the employees to be friendly, kind, considerate and helpful at every turn. I would give the Soda Butte Lodge a very high rating. The food in the restaurant was tasty and reasonably priced. The lounge was beautiful in its setting and the service was... More

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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29 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

First things first: the reviews that have said this place is, shall we say, an "older property" are right on the mark. The double room we had was on the small side; the door didn't provide an airtight sea (although it did close fully)l; and, the deadbolt didn't even lock. Others have complained about noise from the bar, but we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The good: less expensive then other places in the park or out of the park in this area such as Gardiner or mammoth. room was clean. Staff most friendly. The ok: noise, didn't bother me, but both traffic noise and noise from rooms around us kept my wife up most most of the night. Food, not much special here. Chicken... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Was better than we expected & made me realize to look at more non chain hotels in the future. I saw some complaints of noise.issues but we had none, and we were there with bikes coming & going during the week of Sturgis. Chris helped me several times on the phone as well as at the front desk when we... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The fourteenth day of our trip, all the way from Kitchener, ON CANADA. YEAH BABY! We pull into Cooke City at around 9:00 PM and it's still daylight - I announce to my wife and kids that we are staying at this out of the way little place called The Soda 'But' Lodge - they laugh.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Had the best experience at the Soda Butte on our vacation. They offer a full service restaurant that is a little pricey but the food is delicious and the portions wont send you out hungry. The guy at the desk had a big smile and great attitude and he greeted us at the door, checked us in, then he was... More

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Buffalo, Minnesota
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Are the rooms modern with all the amenities? Probably not if you're used to urban hotels. However, this is cooke city! Go outside and enjoy nature! I hear breakfast is hit or miss but we got in around 10 pm. The kitchen was just closing and while we checked in, they were really helpful by letting us order quick. Best... More

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calgary canada
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49 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stayed one night on a trip to Yellowstone. I was happy to be there and have a room and not have a tent. The property is old. Yes the doors have gaps but they do lock. That said it is clean and the \managers do the best they can. \my room had a good bed clean linen and good towels.... More

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Rae Ann E, Owner at Soda Butte Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the kinds words. We do care about our place and work on it, constantly. Seems it's one step forward and two back at times, but yet we never give up. It's people like you that keep us going and still let us love our old lodge. We've been here for 18 years and if anyone had seen... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

No hot water first night second night yellow lab barking nonstop this Is sodabuttes second chance in a year epic failIwill sleep in my truck before I spend another night there the owners do not care about there guests or establishment which is obvious by the conditions of the rooms beds and pillows the gaps around the doors allowed the... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

After checking in and being assured we had the "best" room (and the most expensive), my husband and I realized we were directly over the bar and there was a lot of rowdy yelling going on. It was after midnight and the bar was supposed to be closed so we called the front desk to find out what the story... More

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Rae Ann E, Owner at Soda Butte Lodge, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize for any inhospitable treatment you may have encountered during your stay at our establishment. It is our goal to remedy any grievances, but were unable to confirm your stay with us. The front desk closes at 10:00 p.m. and then transfers to automated voice mail, so we are unaware of who you would have spoken to at... More

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Address: 209 Highwway 212, Cooke City, MT 59020
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Location: United States > Montana > Cooke City
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Soda Butte Hotel Cooke City

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