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The Historic Occidental Hotel & Saloon and The Virginian Restaurant

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10 N Main St, Buffalo, WY 82834
The Historic Occidental Hotel & Saloon and The Virginian Restaurant
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The owners have done a wonderful job of restoring and keeping with the historic quality of the hotel, yet we had the modern conveniences. We really appreciated the availability of the coffee maker in the morning too. This hotel is a real treasure and when in the area, will be back again. The Virginian restaurant was FABULOUS! This place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I try to plan my Wyoming trip around Buffalo just so we can stay at the Occidental. What an amazing place to stay at and full of history. There is a museum on the second floor showcasing the history of the hotel. And for those of you that are Longmire fans, just hop over to the Busy Bee Cafe next... More 

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Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I always plan my frequent trips to Montana so that I can stay at this hotel. If you love the old west and enjoy ambiance then this is your place! It is not just a hotel but an experience. The staff and hospitality makes you feel right at home. I can not wait to go back again! On a final... More 

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Big Timber, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Occidental Hotel is a wonderfully preserved historical treasure. Our room was quite comfortable and beautifully appointed with period pieces. The walls are thin and the floors creaky but for me adds to the charm of the hotel. The hotel gives the feeling of being in a museum with LOTS of historical items to look at not only in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This really is like a museum, with all the atmosphere and some challenges, as might be expected. The service, and the doors and floorboards, can all be a bit "creaky", but if you want the flavour of the old west, you couldn't do better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very interesting hotel! A living museum! We enjoyed our day in Buffalo, wandered the town and hung out at the hotel. Loved the saloon, had to have a drink! We fine dined in the Virginia Restaurant, in the vault! Great food, and really great atmosphere! The suite was clean, and the claw foot tub was fun! We also had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We have stayed here twice. The floors are creaky and the air conditioning inadequate, but there is no better way to enjoy Longmire Days and downtown Buffalo. The owners and employees are wonderful and the atmosphere is genuine Old West. Not to be missed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We booked a room here to celebrate a birthday and had a wonderful time overall. The hotel is old, no doubt, and with that comes some allowances for quirky bathrooms, creaky floors, and few amenities that travelers may be used to in more modern places. If you are looking for something interesting, fun, and full of history, this is the... More 

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Springfield, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is truly an old west hotel, you know that as soon as you step into the lobby. Since that's the experience we were looking for that was fine. Be forewarned there are dead animals everywhere. Parking can be a bit of a problem since it's on the street in downtown Buffalo. Once you're checked in they give you a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Exactly the kind of place that you hope you will find when you travel. Unique. Clean. Great attention to detail. Restaurant and Breakfast Diner both superb. Historic hotel with great charm. Worth driving out of your way for. All thumbs up! Thank you for a great stay!!

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