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Schmalz's Red Pole Ranch and Motel

#6 of 25 Hotels in Cody
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574 Stagecoach Trail, Yellowstone Park Highway, Cody, WY 82414
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

I was there on May 2015 with my friends for the Yellowstone National Park trip. We stayed there 1 night. The lady was very friendly;the check in was prompt; and we didn't spend much time as we had a packed schedule to cover 5000 miles in 8 days in our trip. we spent the whole day touring Yellowstone. Around 10... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

My mom, brother and I drove down to Cody after my sister's wedding in North Dakota. I had booked the Red Pole Ranch a few months back because of its location to Yellowstone and other TripAdvisor user reviews. The place certainly did not disappoint. The owner was friendly and welcoming, and the cabin was excellent. Immaculately clean and plenty of... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Perfectly located close to the northeast entrance of Yellowstone National Park, idyllic setting, nice and quiet cottages at very reasonable prices. The cottages have all the amenities you expect, including fridge, microwave, coffee making facilities and free WiFi. The hosts were very friendly. Excellent stay even if it was for only one night.

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Marianna, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I wish there was a ten star rating! This place deserves it! My friend and I were planning our 50th birthday vacation to the beautiful state of Wyoming. We flew into Billings Montana and drove to Cody Wyoming. We had reserved a cabin at Red Pole Ranch for the first three nights of our trip and planned to stay other... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We have stayed here two years in a row while visiting the area. It is just west of Cody, just past the reservoir. Our room had a full kitchen which is nice for breakfast - otherwise you would have to drive. It also works well when leaving to visit Yellowstone since you're already in the right direction. Great to sit... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

In each cottage, you have 2 rooms, with separated entrances. The rooms are rather crowded by stuff, and not very large. Apparently, the lady seemed welcoming, but she told us a story about our room (reserved and paid in advance) being used by some relative to a person in an hospital; and she wanted to send us to another place.... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Lovely large room in beautiful surroundings - very peaceful and quiet. Owner was welcoming despite our late arrival. Great place to stay for convenient access to Yellowstone. Would definitely come back.

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Stigler, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The Red Pole Ranch was an excellent choice. Upon arrival, we were very pleased to find a very clean and comfortable cottage. A one night stay turned into a three night. Each day upon returning, we found all supplies restored and the room spotless. The Red Pole Ranch is a relaxing setting where you can actually relax and rest while... More 

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North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

My 70++ year old parents and Aunt and Uncle were traveling to Yellowstone for their shared 54/55 year anniversary trip(every year is a new adventure) and I recommended they stay at the Red Pole having stayed there in the past with my husband. They had the time of their lives. Perfect location with spectacular views, the rooms were clean and... More 

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

Don't you worry Ms North Dakota-the pleasure was ALL OURS! Those are the NICEST people you could ever have stay at your place in the Rockies, and they were wonderful to have around!! It was great to tell them my jokes and "mountain guide stories", and they really seemed to enjoy them. It was almost like "sitting around the fire... More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Nice clean room with a great view. We only stayed one night since we were on the way to Yellowstone. There was a very nice lady (no I can't remember her name) who checked us in and gave us some information about a place to eat dinner which we enjoyed very much.

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

That "Lady's) name is Patty Jo! ...My wife, who "goes the extra mile" to give everyone her best! Funny thing that you can have DOZENS of Perfectly Positive Reviews-all with Five Stars, and along comes a foreigner who thought the "rooms were dirty", and gives you ONE-only because we charged him for two rooms when he REQUESTED two rooms and... More 

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