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Big Bear Motel

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   139 West Yellowstone Avenue, Cody, WY 82414
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Ranked #15 of 25 hotels in Cody
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are looking for swanky top notch place, keep looking, if you are looking for down to earth comfort in a Clean friendly place to stay with family...this is the place for you! My granddaughter wanted to stay forever! Thanks and if we are back that way again, we will be looking you up!

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

Thank You! We are so happy you had a great time! Hope to see you again :) More

Miami, Fl
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very nice people, extremely clean and nice rooms recently remodeled in the building we were in. hunter friendly. and a very nice breakfast spot(extremely pleasant people as well) right across the street. will stay there again.

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were looking for somewhere to stay in Cody while spending 2 days in Yellowstone. For the price you can't beat it. The rooms were small but had 2 queen beds in them and we were also given a cot at no charge due to our teenagers not wanting to sleep in the same bed. It is not fancy but... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great independent motel! We had comfy beds as well as a fridge and microwave. There is a little playground and a pool so my kids were thrilled. The decor is adorable and you can tell the owners take pride in their business. It was clean and everything worked. I would not hesitate to stay there again!

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Tonganoxie, Kansas
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I rented a couple of rooms. They were adequate for a less than twelve hour stay. Old? Sure. Threadbare linens? You bet. The rooms have window units. One of them was newer and worked fine, one was at least twenty years old and froze up dripping water all over my wallet, phone, etc. I grabbed some towels... More

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your response. You are right the kids won't forget a Griswald vacation! lol Thanks for looking at the bright side :) We did replace the air conditioner.... And hope to see you again someday! More

Morenci, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is fair price for the area.the rooms are clean and comfortable. The pool was nice. There is laundry on site. Several good places to eat very close by.50 miles from Yellowstone, and buffalo bill museum is just up the road.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So the good: they had availability and the reception people are really nice. Hot water is always available, which is nice when everyone has to shower. And the bad: the beds are really, really uncomfortable, and the pillows are about an inch thick, if that. Towels are very thin, and the soap is God-awful. Add to that a very noisy... More

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Randers
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge rooms, nice bath. Good beds. So-so TV, no coffee except in the morning, slow wi-fi and no breakfast. We were here for the Stampede and would like to avoid parking hassle and walk to the arene. That was a mistake. Plenty of free parking at the rodeo, and officials to guide. This motel is a bit outside of the... More

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Waterloo, Iowa
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the Big Bear Motel in Cody. The man working the registration desk was pleasant and welcoming. When we arrived, there was a man playing a guitar, singing, and telling stories. It was fun to hear the music and have live entertainment like that at night. The motel room was clean and had the necessities that... More

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, and we will work harder to fix up the parking lot! More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The motel is what you'd expect from a hotel in Cody. Everything is clean, you're close to the Cody Nite Rodeo, and not far from downtown. There is a pool for the kids to swim in before the rodeo, too. We couldn't hear our neighbors and slept well. No complaints.

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Bigbearmotel2, Owner at Big Bear Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying clean, basic, family place full private baths wifi working great biggest pool in cody out door heated thats what where all about Bill More

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Address: 139 West Yellowstone Avenue, Cody, WY 82414
Location: United States > Wyoming > Cody
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Big Bear Motel 2.5*
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The Big Bear Motel is located just 52 miles from the East Gate of Yellowstone. We are a mom and pop American ran motel with 59 rooms on property along with 5 Vacation rentals located throughout Cody. We are just walking distance to many great attractions here in Cody including the world famous Cody Night Rodeo just a 5 minute walk away. The Old Trail Town just a 2 minute walk away, and the BBHC or Buffalo Bill Historical Center, located just 2 miles away. We have 32 rooms that were just completely renovated with multiple bed setups including our Handicap King and Regular King and our 2 Queen rooms with vaulted ceilings and our Single Queens that are very spacious, along with our regular 2 bed and Handicap 2 Beds. Each of our rooms do have full cable, full bath (tub and a shower), A/C and heat, WiFi, and some nice hot coffee in the morning in our main office complimentary to all guests staying with us. ... more   less 
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