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4 Firehole Avenue, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
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Pony Express Motel
Ranked #30 of 36 hotels in West Yellowstone
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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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Las Vegas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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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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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Address: 4 Firehole Avenue, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Location: United States > Montana > West Yellowstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Pony Express Hotel West Yellowstone

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