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521 Scott Street West, Highway 89 & 2nd Street, Gardiner, MT 59030
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Riverside Cottages
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Gardiner
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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okla
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was a welcome place on a 8 day trip to Grand Tetons and Yellowstone. Our family of 10 rented 2 large cabins. Had a great stay. Recommend it highly! The hot tub and river location was extra nice too. We enjoyed the town of Gardiner.

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We try to offer a "home away from home" atmosphere that allows you to enjoy the yard area and let the kids (and adults) stretch their legs in the yard and on the deck after being in the car for extended time periods. We hope to see you again if you are traveling this... More 

Andalusia, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had a great stay in these quaint cottages. Laura is a wonderful innkeeper, and her personal service during our brief stay was refreshing! We were within walking distance of a great locally-owned grocery store with great fresh meat. We grilled steaks and ate in the common area (a beautiful deck overlooking the river). Our cabin was really clean, and... More 

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and the nice comments about our cottages and location. We are so glad the kids loved the bunk beds! Our expanded deck has a larger area to sit and enjoy the river and we are so glad you were able to enjoy the river rushing by. We hope to see again if you are... More 

Peoria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Sue and I are re re re re repeat guests at Riverside Cottages in Gardiner, MT. Eddy and Laura are awesome hosts and make everyone who stays there feel like family. Easy to find and just one minute to the Roosevelt Arch and the North Entrance to Yellowstone. The cabins are themed...one "Elk" one "Bear" etc and all the cabins... More 

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

We can think of no better compliment than a guest who wants to return (as you say, a re re repeat guest). Can't wait for you to see the expanded deck and the new rooms. I will post some pictures when we get some interior walls up. We will see you in May for your next visit. More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

These are very nice little cottages and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We stayed in the Bear cottage and have to say that the theming is pretty cute whilst not being too overwhelming. We chose the Bear cottage because it fit our needs with just 2 beds. It also had a kitchen, TV, and everything else that you would... More 

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are currently building two units that have private balconies overlooking the Yellowstone River. These rooms will have a sitting area, two queen beds (one below and one in a loft above) and cooking facilities. We hope you will consider staying with us in the future if you are traveling this way. More 

Austin TX
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We spent a week in an efficiency at Riverside while we explored Yellowstone. We were very happy with our stay. The room was always clean, the true queen bed very comfortable & great service from the owners, Laura & Eddy. It was conveniently within walking distance to a grocery store & several restaurants.

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We can think of no better compliment than a guest who wants to come back to stay with us. We look forward to seeing you in the future. More 

Hawesville, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We stayed in the Fox in July 2013. It was perfect for Me and my 21 year old son. Its right beside Montana Whitewater for rafting and ziplining. The hot tub felt great after kayaking in the Yellowstone River. It is within walking distance to many restaurants and a grocery and 2 minutes from the North Gate to Yellowstone.

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We also enjoy being close to restaurants and activities nearby. Our neighbors are great and our hot tub provides a relaxing evening overlooking the Yellowstone River. We look forward to seeing you again if you are traveling this way. More 

West Jordan, Utah
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

I recently booked a 14 night stay here because they had the best prices by far. I had to place a 50% deposit in advance. Due to the government shutdown and the closing of Yellowstone I had to cancel my trip. I was not able to cancel with a weeks advance notice in order to get my deposit back. I... More 

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

We are sadden by all the people who had planned their vacations to visit Yellowstone and are denied access due to this government shutdown. We just didn't feel it was right to keep a deposit for a situation beyond your control. We look forward to your stay when you can travel this way in the future. More 

Evanston, IL
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Friendly owners set the tone for our stay at the Riverside Cottages. The cottages are old but well maintained and show that the owners take pride in their property. Location is on the main street, but traffic in this small town of 800 is light, so vehicle noise is minor. We had the Deer Cottage which had a queen bed... More 

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

September is a lovely time to visit Yellowstone with the elk and bison in rut and putting on quite a show for our guests. We try to make the cottages as functional as possible in the space provided. We are about to begin construction to expand our deck and add two rooms with a sitting area and a private balcony... More 

BTM
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
18 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We were traveling with friends on a last minute trip to Yellowstone and lucked into getting accomodations for the night. We resided in the "Fox" cottage (1 double, 1 single bunk). Clean, compact, updated with the conveniences you expect. The Fox is on the river side of the complex not the street side. It was quiet, although there isn't much... More 

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

What a fun last minute trip to visit Yellowstone. We are glad you chose to stay with us and felt comfortable and rested in your Fox Efficiency. While we have thought of adding a continental breakfast, we don't have a large enough area to host a breakfast but we will keep your thoughts in mind. We hope you will visit... More 

FREMONT
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Location: Perfect for us....5 miles from the north entrance to Yellowstone Cottages on a hill overlooking the river.....short walk from cottage to edge to look over at the river. Cottages on the main street of Gardiner, walking distance to grocery and restaurants (Some traffic could be heard, but not anything disturbing for us.) River below and mountain above....hot tub there... More 

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Laura C, Owner at Riverside Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are so glad you enjoyed the comfy beds and were able to relax after a long day in Yellowstone. We enjoy walking to the grocery store and restaurants and notice a lot of our guest enjoy being able to walk to places close by. Our staff is very dedicated and works hard to... More 

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Address: 521 Scott Street West, Highway 89 & 2nd Street, Gardiner, MT 59030
Location: United States > Montana > Gardiner
Number of rooms: 14

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