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Yellowstone Basin Inn

4 Maiden Basin Drive, Gardiner, MT 59030
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Ranked #2 of 6 Gardiner B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015
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Helena, Montana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We were looking for an out of town place to spend a few nights for a winter trip to Yellowstone. This B&B showed up on a Tripadvisor search, so I called and although they are not technically open for the 2014-2015 winter season, Greg agreed to set up a room for us for 2 nights. The room was very nice... More 

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind and honest review. The Paradise Cabin is our most popular unit in the winter. Our objective here is to give our guests a clean, comfortable and memorable Yellowstone experience. Thanks again and we hope to see you back soon! Greg Strauss - Yellowstone Basin Inn More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My daughter and I stayed there for three days at the end of September. Located a few miles outside the north entrance to Yellowstone, it is very convenient and just far enough away from the crowds. Greg and Sabina were gracious hosts and Greg's advice and recommendations re Yellowstone and the surrounding areas were invaluable. His tips saved us time... More 

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

Hi Dennis H., Thanks for the great review! We appreciate it. Sabina & I follow our passions which are Yellowstone, animals, good nutrition and showing friends a good time. That is what it is all about at the Yellowstone Basin Inn. Thanks for staying and sharing our passions. Greg Strauss Owner - Yellowstone Basin Inn More 

West Aussie
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

With the help of previous reports on Trip Advisor we were delighted to have the 3 day stay at YBI. Greg was amazing with his detailed schedule for each day & we were lucky to have such immaculate weather to enjoy his planned sight seeing adventures, some of which were from his own experiences, that you would not pick up... More 

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

Thanks you for your gracious review. Our love for Yellowstone is always shared with our friends who stay here at the Yellowstone Basin Inn. We love to see our guests responses when they return from a great planned day in the park. Thanks again and we will see you next time, Greg Strauss Owner - Yellowstone Basin Inn More 

Marysville, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great location for visiting Yellowstone National Park - just a short drive (approx. 5 minutes to parks North entrance) Room was comfortable Breakfast was nice - better than "typical" continental breakfast This place touts its environmentally friendly / organic approach to lodging & food service, which I was intrigued by. Wish they were willing to provide coolers for your trip... More 

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

We are happy you liked our location, our comfortable rooms and our nice breakfasts. We are sorry that our cooler situation did not work out. We are glad you enjoyed our property and Yellowstone. Greg Strauss Owner - Yellowstone Basin Inn More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My two teenagers and I stayed at the Yellowstone Basin Inn (YBI) for three nights after not being able to find accommodations in Yellowstone National Park. Our room, the Big Sky, was exactly as advertised; clean, comfortable and quiet. In fact, the entire facility is modern, clean and in a beautiful Montana setting. Plenty of room for us as well.... More 

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

Hi Perry F., Thanks for your terrific review of the Yellowstone Basin Inn. We love to hear that you enjoyed our rooms, our breakfasts and our wild life. In the Fall we have our share of bears, elk, deer, pronghorn and more right here from the Inn. Thanks for sharing. Greg Strauss Owner - Yellowstone Basin Inn More 

Houston, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Yellowstone Basin Inn is the perfect place to stay. While there, we were able to watch a grizzly from the porch (with the river between us, thank goodness) every morning before our hikes and watch him climb into a tree, stay awhile, and then clamber back down every evening when we returned. We watched a bald eagle fly across... More 

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

Hi BASmith1, Congratulations on your first review on TripAdvisor after using TripAdvisor for your many travels. We are so happy that we could be your first and offer everything that you would want and need for your Yellowstone vacation. We are happy that you can enjoy our area outside of Yellowstone and as well as inside the Park, especially hiking... More 

Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Our second visit to Yellowstone Basin was just as good as the first! Greg was great in helping us plan our park tours, finding local eateries, and brushing up on our calf-roping skills! The upgraded breakfast service was a wonderful start to the day (thanks Sabina!) The room was comfortable, clean, and fully stocked. Bonus: prime viewing locatoon for spotting... More 

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

Hi Seth T., We are so happy that you enjoyed your second visit to the Yellowstone Basin Inn as good as the first. On average it takes 20 years for people to return to Yellowstone. We love to offer our guests free calf roping lessons and it great you enjoyed them. Since you were here last, we have upgraded our... More 

Choctaw,OK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very happy to have followed TA to this quality accommodation. We had the Rainbow Trout room - plenty of space, immaculately clean, lovely linens. Sabina's breakfast was beyond description with more than enough to choose from, making it hard not to eat beyond capacity! Greg was more than knowledgable about the Park, and our limited time was dealt with to... More 

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

Hi onebzemom, Thanks for staying with us from recommendations on TripAdvisor. We love what we do and guest see it. We are happy you enjoyed the Rainbow Trout room and the linen. We just got brand new top of the line linen, so it great to hear are guests are enjoying them. We are pleased that you enjoyed our breakfasts.... More 

Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great B&B and close to Yellowstone entrance. Greg the Innkeeper was very helpful in giving us suggestions on how to make the most of our 3 day visit. The chef had incredible food and packed us a delicious lunch every day for us to enjoy in the park. We hope to visit there again soon.

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

Hi Debbie W., The Cottage Suite is our largest room and is great for a large family. We are happy you enjoyed it as well as our breakfasts, our suggestions for Yellowstone and our lunches-to-go which are a great way to have a nutritious lunch that is ready for you at breakfast. See you on your next trip to Yellowstone!... More 

Toulouse, France
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

If you're planning a trip to Yellowstone, then include this excellent family-run inn in your plans. Located just outside Gardiner it's only a 10min drive from the Park's northern entrance, and the owner Greg will be able to give you loads of useful tips on where to go in the park in order to optimise your time there. Very comfortable... More 

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MontanaSkip42, Owner at Yellowstone Basin Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jerry S., Thanks for telling everyone that the Yellowstone Basin Inn is your home away from home. That is what we are trying to do here. We want all our guest to have an amazing Yellowstone experience! Our guests are our friends and we want to offer them the best of Yellowstone. See you again soon, Greg Strauss Owner... More 

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Address: 4 Maiden Basin Drive, Gardiner, MT 59030
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Location: United States > Montana > Gardiner
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Number of rooms: 11
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