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Pony Express Motel

4 Firehole Avenue, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Pony Express Motel
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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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Woodburn, Oregon
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the upside, the location of West Yellowstone is right outside the gates to the park so is very convenient. The hotel is right in town. There are plenty of places for dining and after the park relaxation. The adjoining clientele in the hotel were good folks and quiet. Across the road is a nice wooded area to walk a... More 

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Randy R, Owner at Pony Express Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review for the Pony Express Motel, and thank you for your kind comments regarding our front desk staff. We pride ourselves on trying to make every visitors' trip memorable and enjoyable. You are correct that the Pony Express is a rustic motel, and does not have all the amenities that a large chain motel might... More 

Warsaw, Missouri, USA
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great room for sleeping and resting, An older motel purchased by the Branding Iron Inn but offered as an alternative for the thrifty minded. Room was comfortable though small. Not meant for more than two more for a short visit. Close to the park and within walking distance for most events. Clean, some street noise but located in quiet... More 

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Enskede, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taken in mind the alternative for $200, I was very happy to stay here with my two daughters. 89 bucks for two queen size beds was very reasonable. Very basic, but clean room with the original wooden panels from the fifties. Thin walls, so don't have any secret conversations ☺ Friendly staff.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Not being sure how big of room I needed for a group road trip stay, I made a reservation explaining I might need to change. They were so helpful. Checkin was really easy. The room was clean and the lodge pole beds were neat. The kitchenette was very convenient. Great stay. I'd definitely stay there again.

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Las Vegas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Stayed at the Pony Express for one night on our way to Glacier National Park. The Pony Express is clean - spartan in amenities, but a really quiet easy to access the main part of town. Not expensive by any means and good value for your dollar in West Yellowstone. Beds are comfortable and the room was very quiet. Room... More 

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

When asking about their wifi password, I received a very rude response from the front desk. The man who answered my inquiry sassed and humiliated me and was very lazy in replying. I was shocked at their attitude to their customers. Advertises their free wifi, but the wifi only works for about 4 seconds before the connection goes down. The... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Spent one night in suite 18 as recommended locally. Loads of space for a big family, living room had a/c, kitchen was huge. Located just outside entrance to Yellowstone Park it's the perfect way to start the day before it gets busy. Great value but don't expect 5 star luxury!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We expected a hole and was surprised for the good. Basic but clean and with style (unlike most motels we were in before). Most of the furniture are original from the 50's and 60's. The beds were comfortable and overall very good experience.

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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

When we pulled up, we didn't know what we had gotten ourselves into. But the price was right and the reviews from other travelers were good so I opened the door. Very happy! The place is very clean and the beds were comfortable. We stayed in number 5, it has two queens in two rooms. The bathtub is deep and... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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