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Yellowstone's Absaroka Lodge

310 Scott St, Gardiner, MT 59030
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Suwanee, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Absaroka Lodge is nothing fancy, but it meets my requirements of being clean, comfortable, and has an excellent location. The view of the river is great; it's walking distance to restaurants, shops, etc. and is just a short distance away from the entrance to Yellowstone. This was our second stay here and both visits were very satisfying. You can't... More

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Chris H, Owner at Yellowstone's Absaroka Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your repeat business and kind review! Hope to see you again. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family stayed at the Absaroka Lodge 7/24/14 - 7/27/2014. It is located on the Yellowstone River in Gardiner in a central location with a number of restaurants within walking distance. We stayed in a room with a kitchenette. The price was very reasonable. The room was clean. The beds were fair - not plush by any means. We had... More

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Chris H, Owner at Yellowstone's Absaroka Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate the kind review. We have 8 kitchenttes and there is the one that is right next to the bridge all the other's do have great unobstructed views. If you're reading this and woud like one of the other 7 I would encourage you to request that while making your reservation. Obviously... More

Wayne, PA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Extremely dated and old motel, but has adequate parking and is very close to the Yellowstone entrance. Bathtub did not drain properly, so water was up to mid- calf during shower. Called management to clear the drain but it was at night at 11:00pm and no one answered at the front desk. Had to wait extremely long between showers for... More

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Chris H, Owner at Yellowstone's Absaroka Lodge, responded to this review

We're sorry you are in the minority that had a bad experience at our lodge. As you can see by all of the positive reviews we really strive to give every guest a positive experience. Our hotel is only a little over 20 years old and is still in excellent condition. Also within the last year we've spent a lot... More

Anderson, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This IS a dated looking hotel but do not be turned away by that. We had a kitchen suite that was huge. The room was very clean and the new mattresses slept great. All of the kitchen units are on the corner. At first I was a little disappointed in this as it was harder to see the river while... More

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Chris H, Owner at Yellowstone's Absaroka Lodge, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed the deck and views and we really appreciate your business. Hope to see you soon. More

Idaho City, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Each time I have stayed at the Absaroka Lodge I have felt that the staff and management have been very respectful, considerate, and helpful. They go out of their way to make your stay great and to let you know you are welcome and they appreciate you staying there. The rooms are clean and the view is wonderful. It is... More

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Chris H, Owner at Yellowstone's Absaroka Lodge, responded to this review

We really appreciate your business and thanks for the kind review. We are very lucky to have the employees we do they do a great job. Hope to see you soon. More

Bellevue, Washington
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86 reviews 86 reviews
10 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I was first met by a large elk in the packing lot. The lodge is a 5-10 minute walk from the tourist area, a small convenience store and several restaurants. This lodge is next to the Yellowstone river and most units have patios or decks overlooking the river's rapids. Overall, it was quiet at night. The white noise from the... More

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Chris H, Owner at Yellowstone's Absaroka Lodge, responded to this review

We really appreciate you staying with us and can't wait to have you back. More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Our family spent one night at YAL last week and we loved it! We had a clean room with a great view of the river. Being able to open the window and hear the water flowing was wonderful. After spending the same amount of money on a hotel in Cooke City the night before which was a dark dungeon, we... More

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Thank you for your kind reveiw and we're glad that you enjoyed your stay. More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

There were not many choices just outside the north entrance to Yellowstone, so I can understand the $168.00 a night fee. Rooms were outdated but clean. Had a great view of the river from the back deck of the room. Be prepared to hear your neighbors, the floors are thin. At 10:30pm with the owner having closed the office and... More

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Thanks for staying with us we appreciate your business. More

Kokomo, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

At first I wasn't sure about staying at a place that is not a well known chain. I read other reviews, some good and some not. However, after my family and I walked into our room I knew it was going to be great for us ! Yes, the bedspreads could be updated, but everything was clean and the staff... More

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Chris H, Owner at Yellowstone's Absaroka Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We've updated pretty much everything in each room and I have to agree with you on the bedspreads that's one of our last pieces to update. I'm trying to convince my Dad to go to the new 3 sheet model:) that you see in most hotels and get rid... More

Zwolle, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

This hotel has rooms with a view on the river. It also a reasonably priced hotel. When you arrive the first you see is a rather plain office. The staff is great. The rooms are clean, spacious, have good bed and all the comforts you can expect. The lower rooms have a deck, the others have a balcony. The view... More

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Thank you for your kind review and we really appreciate your business. More

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Address: 310 Scott St, Gardiner, MT 59030
Location: United States > Montana > Gardiner
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Our motel is strategically located directly on the banks of the Yellowstone River.... right at the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park, two blocks from Roosevelt Arch.Our rooms are extremely clean, come with free wifi and stunning views. In January of 2012 we renovated adding plush new beds to every room, new toilets, and new carpeting in the hall ways and office. Most rooms have a private balcony which is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the views.We have Satellite TV, AC, outstanding hospitality and complimentary in-lobby tea, coffee and hot chocolate.We encourage you to stay with us and make your trip to YNP a trip to remember.Sincerely, Absaroka Lodge Ownership. ... more   less 
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