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Schmalz's Red Pole Ranch and Motel

574 Stagecoach Trail, Yellowstone Park Highway, Cody, WY 82414
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Ranked #6 of 25 Hotels in Cody
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't stay there because we had a dog and they don't allow pets (understandable at a guest ranch, because dogs tend to spook horses). Some friends stayed there and we visited them. Their cabin was really great, and the scenery is just out of this world. It almost made me wish we'd left the dog at home.

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Salt Lake City
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28 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Patty Jo runs the place and makes you feel like favorite family members. Rooms are clean, comfortable and individually decorated, a welcome break from the anonymity of chain hotels. The location about a half mile off the highway overlooking the Cody reservoir at the foot of the mountains has simply spectacular views. Herd of antelope was grazing just across the... More

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skiatook
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't think of a negative thing to say about this place. Everything was clean comfortable and we'll kept. Great views and great location. This will be where we stay if ever in area again. Would have loved to meet the owners but the caretaker was very friendly and pleasant.

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Kitchener, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on our way to Yellowstone in August 2014. We had been on the road for 10 hours and very tired. Patty Jo was so bright and cheerful and lifted us out of our "tired mode". The cabin was very clean and we sat and enjoyed an evening coffee on the outdoor chairs enjoying the beautiful views. I... More

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Kaukauna, WI
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on our travels from South Dakota to Yellowstone. We walked into the cabin and immediately fell in love. We had unit #8 which had firm comfortable beds, a king size bed, bunk beds (worked great for our 2 boys), kitchenette with 2 fridges, stovetop, even stocked some food staples in the cupboards. Had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My family and I had spent the day at Yellowstone and really needed an affordable nice place. This was exactly that. Our room was very clean and homey. We just loved the cabins and decorations. The service was really great! And we even got to see deer grazing right out front. It's a little out of the way but definitely... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed two nights. The place was at full occupancy but I would have never guessed. Our room was quiet even though we had a family right next door. Absolutely no road noise. Sad to say the smoke from the western fires limited our views but it was still spectacular. Peggy Jo, the owner, is a treasure, probably the most... More

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schmalzie, Owner at Schmalz's Red Pole Ranch and Motel, responded to this review

Her name is PATTY Jo, and I too know what a TREASURE she is-I am married to her!! Sure wish we could have gotten that OTHER STAR from you folks-Patty works so hard for it! The smoke was coming from Canada (brought here by the natural wind currents from the North), and kind've "out of our control", and the remoteness... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I went on our honeymoon to Yellowstone National Park. We stayed at this quiet, clean motel for two nights and it was perfect! Motel is located between Yellowstone and the beautiful town of Cody, Wyoming. We stopped at the Buffalo Bill dam on the way to Cody and it was amazing. great trip! We highly recommend this... More

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JEFFERSON
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42 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We have visited Cody many times in the past but always chose to stay in town. On this trip, we decided to try the Red Pole Ranch. We checked in at 2 PM and made a brief stop at our cabin before heading into Cody. The room was nicely appointed. The beds were inviting, including a welcoming stuffed moose on... More

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schmalzie, Owner at Schmalz's Red Pole Ranch and Motel, responded to this review

Sure wish we could have gotten that OTHER Star from you folks-maybe you'll come back and we can earn it next time!? Thanks for coming! More

Red Lodge, Montana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We are unable to rate the property, just our experience when we called wanting more information and wanting to book a room. The woman who picked up said she was the owner, was very short and ill tempered with me. I tried to be polite and ask my question about the rooms, but was interrupted by her outburst about a... More

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schmalzie, Owner at Schmalz's Red Pole Ranch and Motel, responded to this review

I am not sure just WHO this person was calling, or WHO she ended up on the phone with, but it sure wasn't anyone around our ranch! We have yet to find ANYONE who had that kind of answer from an "owner" at our place!? If this person was INSISTENT that she be allowed to bring a Pet along-well, I... More

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Address: 574 Stagecoach Trail, Yellowstone Park Highway, Cody, WY 82414
Location: United States > Wyoming > Cody
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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