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Big Bear Motel

139 West Yellowstone Avenue, Cody, WY 82414
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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146 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice little horseshoe of log buildings that look like little hunting shacks, wooden and outdoorsy. The room was nice and clean and the front desk was friendly. The decor was rustic. Despite the nearly $150 a night price tag you dont get a breakfast and the wifi was slow and unstable. They allow pets for an extra $10 a night.... More 

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Greenfield IN
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was SO worried booking this sight unseen. But when we pulled up and saw how cute it was- I was relieved. The staff was super friendly and helpful. I suggest getting a second floor room as they were all just re-done. Every room has a bench to sit on right outside the room. And if you're an animal lover-... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an average motel at an above average price. Perhaps Cody during the pre-4th of July season is a pricey market. The facilities were reasonably clean, but no breakfast, no in room coffee pot. The grounds were gravel!

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Dillon, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good value and great location. Near the rodeo grounds on the edge of town. Very quiet and excellent service. Rooms are medium size and clean. Has all the basics yet simple. Easy access and parking. Small swimming pool and close to food and shopping.

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

Thanks for staying glad you enjoyed the pool, this will be a fast response as we are getting ready for the 4 th celebration free cook out for the whole motel to show our appreciation of our great county and our guests Happy fourth to all Bill More 

Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this motel for 3 nights. It's in a good location for day trips to Yellowstone. When we looked into motels in Yellowstone they were all booked up, plus much more expensive, so we were glad to find Big Bear motel. My thoughts pretty much reflect what the other reviews say. The room was clean although a bit... More 

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

Thanks for the kind words as they mentioned we do have some pet friendly rooms we are always making improvements to make everybody's stay more comfy we are a basic clean mom and pop motel on 4 acres with a big pool and walk to rodeo just a few doors away thanks Bill Holly owner More 

Oklahoma, United States
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights here. The room was clean and comfortable. We were happy to have the small fridge and microwave in the room. We went to the grocery store and were able to save money from not eating out for a couple of meals.

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

Hope you enjoyed the area as Yellowstone National Park is a must see for all we do offer a basic motel stay with a very friendly family atmosphere hope to see you again soon Bill More 

Walhonding, Ohio, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this place was great . staff very nice and the pool was great . loved the room we stayed in . we had 7 people with us and we all were in one room . I would stay again if I was in the area .. close to lots of stuff , restaurants and entertainment

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

Glad you all had a blast this is just what we are about family fun and value we do offer some family rooms some sleep up to 12 Hope to See You again soon Bill More 

Cairo, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel. Great value. Seems to be family owned and were very helpful. Rooms very clean with large bathroom and refrigerator/microwave. Great location. Close to downtown, restaurants, and Cody Rodeo.

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

What a nice time to come to Yellowstone and see the Cody Nite Rodeo as well as the Gun fight, don't forget the big museum you will not be disappointed Bill More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our one night stay here was a decent deal for the area. We were passing through on our way to Yellowstone and needed an inexpensive stay. I prefer old school drive up motel rooms with each room having its own outdoor entrance. Big Bear was obviously a well maintained place but a bit rough around the edges, literally. The pinewood... More 

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

We appreciate your nice review as we really enjoy our guests as well wouldn't have it any other way Bill/ Jody More 

Houghton, Michigan
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were to spend a night in Cody on our way out of Yellowstone to Sturgis. We found this place for the three of us. I called the hotel and they suggested a newer room with bunk beds. It was a huge room and can accommodate five easily. And with moving space etc. It is a motel, looks like one... More 

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

Thanks for the review I am glad you enjoyed your stay we do have a ice machine that is free we do offer cooler filling for a nominal charge to allow for everyone to save a trip to the store guest laundry has worked out well for our guests glad you enjoyed one of family rooms Bill More 

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