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Yellowstone River Motel

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14 Park Street, Gardiner, MT 59030
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Yellowstone River Motel
Ranked #4 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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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Sam's review: As someone mentioned in prior reviews, this is a very local, mom & pop style motel. No frills, but it does the job for someone visiting the Yellowstone National Park, or doing an early morning rafting at the Yellowstone River. 10% AAA discount is also a plus. But one thing to make sure though is that they do... More 

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Zevenaar, Gelderland, Netherlands
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I was late to make reservations for five rooms in September, close to Yellowstone Park. I used to stay in West Yellowstone, but the prices are sky high nowadays and it has become a very commercial town. I checked other possibilities and found the Yellowstone River motel in Gardiner. I tried to make reservations on internet, but after I did... More 

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New Albany, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Nice mom and pop motel/motor lodge. Very clean and reasonable rates ($106 per night). This was a great location for touring Yellowstone, by the north entrance. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend if you like clean, good location and rates, and enjoy getting out of the boring chain hotels like we do. Met some really nice people here as... More 

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Keller, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised on this motel. Room was spacious and clean. I traveled at the end of season which usually mean rooms start looking tired (as in needs a through deep clean) but the room was nice. I could tell it had a new paint in the beginning of season (few chips, but not owners fault). There is a... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed in this motel with just one night to spare in Gardiner, and it's a great choice on the less-expensive end of lodging in town. Couldn't quite see $170 for a Choice hotel. (We stay at that chain fairly regularly with some success and some disappointment. I just don't think of Choice as a $170 room, if you know... More 

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Orland Park, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stayed in the old section of this motel. The room was small, yet clean, queen bed was comfortable. The bathroom was the size of a travel trailer bathroom....never saw a triangular sink before. They did have a refrig and microwave but no hair dyer, coffee was in the front lobby along with the ice machine. If you are just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

They offer a AAA discount, on top of being the cheapest accommodation in the area (and closest to) just outside the park. With AAA, $100 for the night for a room with two double (queen?) beds. They've got an adorable patio out back that overlooks the Yellowstone river, and that alone is worth it. Fridge, microwave, and tv. I'd recommend.

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Cowiche, Washington, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our daughter had booked us a room at the Yellowstone River Motel when we were on a trip celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary. I am always been hesitant to pick hotels that I know nothing about, however, this one was a truely marvelous exception to the rule. The staff was great, Bill and Norma, the rooms were very modern, comfortable,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We had a great stay at the River Motel. We only stayed one night, but we wished it had been a few more. The location is fantastic. The views out our window were beautiful. The views from the backyard garden were stupendous. The service was friendly and accommodating, the room was clean and comfortable. We could walk everywhere in town.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
60 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Very clean nice quiet motel. The rooms are quite fresh. The services are basic (no breakfast but good Wi-Fi), but within what one could expect from good motel. The receptionist was very helpful in directing to a good restaurant. The linens are exceptionally clean, on par with good hotels. Some equipment might be outdated (tube TV, room AC), but well... More 

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Address: 14 Park Street, Gardiner, MT 59030
Location: United States > Montana > Gardiner
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Yellowstone River Hotel Gardiner

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