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Yellowstone's Absaroka Lodge

310 Scott St, Gardiner, MT 59030
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location overlooking the Yellowstone River. You can see the group of White water rafters from the room. It's not a fancy hotel. It's more than comfortable, clean and reasonably priced for this area during peak travel season. Would definitely choose this place again when we come back to Yellowstone.

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

Thank you so much for the kind review and staying with us. We appreciate the business. More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, we reserved the room six months in advance as recommended. We stayed for almost two weeks in June. We got a bottom corner room facing the river and national park. Since it was June, the rates were about that of a Comfort Suites room. The staff cleaned the room everyday and did the dishes, too. We took... More 

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

We're really glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for the great review. Can't wait to see you again. More 

New Delhi, India
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49 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I guess one should not complain, all lodgings around Yellowstone are obscenely expensive, this is no exception. Nice large rooms though, and very close to the north entrance. We had a room with kitchenette, which was a godsend after a long day in the park, as none of us wanted to go eat out. Reception closes at seven, so make... More 

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

Thanks for staying with us and we appreciate the positive review. Your right in the summer which is our high season rates are high all around the park but we're cheaper than most of the other hotels. More 

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20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed here one night during Yellowstone trip. We were going to Lamar Valley early the next morning, so this hotel was convenient. It's in a nice location overlooking the river. Our room had a small porch overlooking the river where we could sit and have a glass of wine. It was nothing special, but was roomy enough and comfortable. Affordable... 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're glad you enjoyed the wine on the balcony. More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A good price and comfortable. Very good heating with 1 deg F outside. No problems at all over our two night stay. The Cowboy Saloon and Grille over the bridge is a decent place to eat. We visited in November at a quiet season. Very cold, but quiet in the park.

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

Thank you so much for staying with us and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed here in September and maybe we are too picky but we were given a room in the lower level - basically a basement with a walk-out door on the back. The hallway is very dark, dungeon-like and the carpets are horrendous. This includes inside the room. The bed and bath were clean but the carpet was so nasty we... More 

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

With an overwhelming amout of kind reviews you are going to find it hard to please everyone all the time. We're sorry you felt this way. I have to disagree on the carpets because the hallway carpet is brand new and the room carpeting is only several years old and we walk it every day. It's definitely not as bad... More 

Winnipeg, MB
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The Absaroka Lodge is very conveniently located, close to the North entrance of Yellowstone National park. The motel is nestled on the bank of the Yellowstone River. Check-in was handled by an extremely helpful and friendly young man who went out of his way to provide information on Gardiner, including best places to eat. The ground floor room, although not... More 

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

Thanks you for writing such an detialed and kind review and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nice motel on banks of river. Ground floor room has a balcony to it on overlooking river. Beds comfortable and clean. Coffee in reception in morning - we were not told about this but found out when checking out. No breakfast

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

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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

It was clean. It was convenient. It was spacious. So, yeah: not bad. But... the decor was a bit sparse; it reminded me of certain state park cabins in which I have stayed, where someone was given the responsibility of decorating but not the funds to do so. It isn't that the place is ugly, no...just...sterile. Antiseptic. Blah. And the... More 

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

First off thanks for staying with we appreciate it. We're definitely working on a few of the things you addressed in this review. We've spent the last year spending a lot of money purchasing new, TV's, beds, toilets, desk lamps, patio chairs, coffee makers, microwaves & mini-fridges for all of our rooms. We wanted to upgrade the necesities first and... More 

Portland Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

After we learned (thanks to Karyn from Buffalo Roam Tours) that we would no way see all of Yellowstone from Jackson Hole, .... and we soooo wanted to see the boiling river and the North entrance we changed some plans to stay in Gardiner. We didn't have any expectations regarding the lodging, but we were VERY pleasantly surprised by the... More 

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

Thanks for staying with us and we're glad you enjoyed the views. More 

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