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

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Wuhan, China
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay. The hotel staff was friendly and very accommodating. The room was clean and very big. The location was perfect. We were there during the 4th of July weekend and had a great view of the fireworks from the park across the street. We were also walking distance to the Playmill theater which was a highlight... More

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Pella, Iowa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I think the hotel strength lies in its location, next to the West Yellowstone park. Everything was fine but do not expect either something exceptional. I also really appreciated the location or the hotel which is quite central.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We appreciate input and feedback. Good honest reviews are helpful to us in continuing to improve our guest experience. 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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