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Pony Express Motel

4 Firehole Avenue, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We disagree with the bad reviews since this place was a perfect choice right next to the west entrance of Yellowstone National Park. We chose this motel mainly because of the reasonable price. In the area this was one of the cheapest option and we couldn't have a better three days in West Yellowstone. We arrived late in the evening... More

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Purcell, Oklahoma
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This place has the basics - hot water, 2 lights in the room. The heating system is good, easy to use. However, the TV in several rooms has terrible reception, and when we mentioned that to the front desk staff, the response was "That is not our problem, we pay for the cable to get in there, and there is... More

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San Jose, California, USA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Have stayed at this motel many times when visiting Yellowstone. This place could be described as "rustic" with its all-wood architecture and 50's furnishings, but it is absolutely charming and kind of fits the wilderness atmosphere of the region. Rooms are spotlessly clean, spacious, and carpeted, but there are no "frills" like telephones or air conditioning. Old-time screened windows can... More

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Peachland, B.C.
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

5 family members met in West Yellowstone. We had booked the suite at Pony Express Motel and couldn't have been happier. It was clean, comfortable, very roomy, and for West Yellowstone, VERY reasonably priced. There are two separate bedrooms with a queen bed in each, a dayroom with two twin beds, and the living room had a hide-a-bed. We didn't... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

So, you're going to Yellowstone and need an inexpensive place to stay and you're not worried about the extras?! Then the Pony Express is for you. The Pony is a rustic motel located across the street from the actual boundary of Yellowstone National Park. It is also within a very short walk to most restaurants, shops, the Imax Theatre, Grizzly... More

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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I have stayed several times at this motel in West Yellowstone because I am on a very tight budget when I come here. This year, I reserved the 2 Queen kitchenette. Very good price, but the kitchen is very, very tiny. The room is definitely in need of some handy work and some upgrades. They could remove the TV and... More

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

I give this a very high rating, not because it's a 5 star hotel, but because it is exactly what you need for a family visiting Yellowstone. Multi-room, rustic, cabin-type format provided privacy and a lot of space at a very good price. We stayed here first, and then in 4 other places during our Yellowstone visit (in Yellowstone, in... More

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Brea, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We arrived in West Yellowstone with no reservations and needed a room for 2 nights in July. Well the choices were slim but we did find this place right near the entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The fence that seperates the park from the city of West Yellowstone was just across the street from our room. This room was far... More

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Hooper, Utah
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

My girlfriend and I stayed here on the last leg of our vacation. We stayed mostly at Motel six before this, so the bar wasnt terribly high. Single queen bed with nothing special was 80 bucks. Where to start . . . the key broke in the door, the door was an interior type door and only had the twist... More

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

We stayed 1 night. The room was very basic, with furnitures and decoration very 60's ! but clean, quiet, confortable, large room smelling fresh, which is important for me. Free wifi but no breakfast, No fridge, no microwave.

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Also Known As:
Pony Express Hotel West Yellowstone
Pony Express Hotel
Address: 4 Firehole Avenue, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Location: United States > Montana > West Yellowstone
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Ranked #28 of 36 hotels in West Yellowstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pony Express Motel in West Yellowstone, next to Yellowstone National Park. Rustic hotel motel lodging. ... more   less 

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