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Three Bear Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   217 Yellowstone Ave, P.O. Box 1590, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
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Ranked #8 of 36 hotels in West Yellowstone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Kari D Temperance, Michigan
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Temperance, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After staying in Gardiner at a pretty sketchy Best Western, we were pleasantly surprised to pull into West Yellowstone and see Three Bear Lodge! What a lovely hotel with so much history! From the start, we were welcomed and treated so well. The front desk staff is friendly and helpful. They assisted us with dinner options and showed us where... More

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Houston, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the upstairs room at the lodge. Room was clean and spacious. Beautifully decorated with handcrafted wooded furniture. Lobby was warm and well-decorated too. Hotel was close to the park entrance, quiet but yet within walking distance to shops. No complaints except for the bad wifi. No elevator to the upstairs rooms so do request for the first... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is fantastic if you plan on walking around town. Check in was fast and friendly. When we first turned down the back alley and saw the door to the room, we were worried about it being a complete dump. To our delight, the room was clean and comfortable. Beds and pillows were neither too hard nor too soft.... More

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Clyde S, Manager at Three Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your stay here at the Three Bear Lodge! We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We have had many people comment about the updates we've made inside the rooms in the motel section. We are also very glad you brought up how quiet it is at night. We hope to see you again on your... More

surrey, british columbia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
71 hotel reviews
305 helpful votes 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Three Bear Lodge in West Yellowstone, Montana for one night (July 28, 2014) while on a motorcycle trip through Yellowstone National Park. The location of the Three Bear Lodge is excellent, and you can walk to everything in town (including Yellowstone National Park). When staying in West Yellowstone, one has to remember that the town exists... More

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Clyde S, Manager at Three Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your stay here at the Three Bear Lodge! If you're looking for a better rate in West Yellowstone, I recommend either before Memorial Day or after Labor Day. The crowds are less congested, spring and fall are FANTASTIC times to enjoy the park, and the rates are a little lower. We hope to see you... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not thrilled with our accommodations at the Three Bears. We stayed in the motel section and were assigned to the far back corner. There was a lot of street noise and parking lot noise. The room itself was ok - but the smell of disinfectant was overpowering (better than lack of any I guess). We did enjoy our... More

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Clyde S, Manager at Three Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your stay here at the Three Bear Lodge. We apologize that we did not meet your standards. If you do decide to stay with us on your return visit to West Yellowstone, I recommend the lodge rooms, in contrast to the motel section. They have inside entrances to the rooms, they are five years new,... More

Kimberly, ID
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property features a main lodge and an older "motel" section. We were in the motel section. The room was clean but old and outdated. The only air conditioning is an old in wall unit and unfortunately ours did not work. The beds were hard. We have stayed in West Yellowstone before - there are several nicer properties but we... More

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Billings, Montana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place! The lodge is logs, through & through...even the furniture. If you are traveling with extended family or friends & have young children, you HAVE to stay in the 3 Bears room. This is a suite-style room: a private King bedroom (w/ TV) that has room enough for a crib. The main room has a Queen bed,... More

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Richmond, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the "motel" and had a great experience. He room was clean and roomy and there was little outside noise. We enjoyed the pool and the hot tub after several miles of hiking in Yellowstone (the west entrance is only a mile down the road). Grocery store, shops, pizza and other eateries are within easy walking distance. The... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in a room with 3 queen beds. Two of them were side by side and the other one was around the corner in a room that was almost separate but it didn't have a door. The room had a wonderful balcony that overlooked the Main Street of West Yellowstone. The room was very clean and had a lot... More

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the lodge part of the hotel, above the lobby. The staff was very nice. Our room was clean and spacious. We liked that it was family owned, and the pride of ownership and philosophy of conservation was on display. It was conveniently located in town and to the Park.

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Address: 217 Yellowstone Ave, P.O. Box 1590, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
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Location: United States > Montana > West Yellowstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Three Bear Lodge 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Lodge constructed in 2009 and the Motel rooms remodeled in 2011. From the moment you approach this impressive Lodge, you will realize it is no ordinary hotel. From the massive volcanic rock, log, and beam exterior, through the dramatic lobby and reclaimed materials in the common areas — you will know you are in for a unique experience. As you open the door to your spacious and comfortable room you will be enraptured by the handmade furniture crafted with reclaimed wood from the original 1932 building.Outdoor swimming pool is open during the summer months. Be sure to stop next door and experience our famous Three Bear Restaurant for breakfast and dinner. ... more   less 
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