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White Buffalo Hotel

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   236 Dunraven, West Yellowstone, MT MT 59758
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I and my family visited this hotel for one night during our Yellowstone national park trip in may 2014. We found this hotel like motel in our first impression. The hotel is very basic and average... We got room at 2nd floor of this 2 story hotel. We found that there is no elevator... And our room was in furthest... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Frequenting Yellowstone three or four times a year, we have stayed at this same property several times. The location is perfect for our visits to Yellowstone and the surrounding area. This time, our stay was met with upgrades/refurbishing of rooms and ammenities. The hotel staff was friendly, accommodating and met our every expectation. Our room was spacious, clean, comfortable and... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located downtown and across the street from a park, the rooms are basic, but they're spacious, comfortable, and include a mini-fridge. Free kids movie nights are offered weekly with free popcorn, and the staff is friendly and helpful. The nicest perks are the small pool and jacuzzi located in the quiet, sunny courtyard; one of just a few hotels in... More

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Of course I always enjoy the positive comments. It is guests like you that fuel our desire to continue to improve and provide even more for our clientele. Unfortunately many reviews are meant to damage reputations and hurt business. Of course the vast majority of clients come and go, enjoy their stay and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was with a tour group that stayed here one nite. I am a single female that travels with tours because I am hestant to travel alone. My room was out by the pool which wasn't a problem, but my door did not have the extra security bar on the door and the trim around the door was split as... More

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

We thank all guests for their stay. By way of clarification, the locks on the door are a double electronic lock. The first line defense is the electronic component which requires the electronic key card. The second level is the dead bold that is included in the locks. Regarding the door trim; thank you for this note. I am not... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

This is the worst place I have ever stayed. No heat, no air conditioning, no telephone, no hot water, The walls are paper thin, and there is no security lock on the door. Paid $200 for a bed and a toilet. I could have saved myself a bundle and slept in my car. Even if this is the last room... More

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

When this reviewer suggested that "If its the last room in town, sleep in your car." I guess it may have been, but this guest obviously did not take her own advise. My staff reported that this guest saw the room, then decided to look elsewhere, and came back later and took it. This is one of our "economy" rooms... More

Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Paper thin walls , you can hear everything going on outside your room . Candy wrappers underneath bed . I would have left , but I was with a tour group and didn't want to get separated from the tour . Not a place I would stay again

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your comments about candy wrappers under the bed is important. We have been changing out all the bed frames with bed boxes that would prevent this from taking place. I will have our staff review how many beds may still need the boxes installed. Thank you. As for the "paper thin" walls, needless to say,... More

Wuhan, China
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I stay in 225 room the day before yesterday evening(Thursday).I left my Charger and battery of camera in the morning of Friday. My tour guide and i gone back to hotel in the afternoon.But we were told there was not charger and battery of camera in 225 room by the girl at front desk.I hope i can get my charger... More

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry you lost your charger. When this type of this occurs, it seems that the hotel is often blamed. The bottom line however is that it is not our fault if you lost something. In many cases people later find the charger tucked in an outside pocket of their suitcase, dropped into a backpack or at the bottom of... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Pool not advertised as 4 feet deep, tiny, nothing to swim in, and not at all appropriate for small children. No internet access all evening. A wad of hair plugging the tub drain. Ancient television with poor reception. Old room, old wiring, no available plugs for recharging devices. No security on door leading to back parkng lot. Wide open. Outrageous... More

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

The swim spa is a small refreshing pool in a beautiful private courtyard. It is not Olympic-sized and was never advertised as such. I believe that any body of water is not suitable for small children without direct supervision. There are specially made wading pools for little kids but I don't know of any in West Yellowstone. It is my... More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed for only 1 night and couldn't wait to get out at the earliest time the next morning at 7:00 am after breakfast. All 3 rooms we had were small relative to the price we paid: No Air Conditioning (not told by reception), just 2 fans and a Heater, No phone, No alarm clock, shower head didn't work (be... More

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Jim for taking the time. Every review does help us learn. What I learned this time was, that once again, we shouldn't be so quick to try and help out. In this case this room was rented last minute by a small tour group. The rest of our property was full. The price of the room was about $100... More

North Salt Lake, Utah
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

July 2014 - Just got home from my first trip to Yellowstone and our stay there was great! My husband and I brought our 17 month old daughter along. Our room was clean as well as the rest of the interior and exterior of the hotel. Beds smelled fresh and the white beadspreads were spotless. Free breakfast was delicious with... More

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Address: 236 Dunraven, West Yellowstone, MT MT 59758
Location: United States > Montana > West Yellowstone
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — White Buffalo Hotel 1.5*
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