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Big Bear Motel

139 West Yellowstone Avenue, Cody, WY 82414
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Winnipeg, Canada
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the older part of this motel. We were very grateful to get a room as it was high season and we just rolled into town, and getting a room in Cody without a reservation was hard. Lesson learned. Would definitely prefer this to sleeping in the car! But the room was very old, musty, and uncomfortable. There... More 

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

We are grateful to have had you with us on your journey through the Yellowstone area. It is unfortunate that your stay was not as comfortable as you had wished. We work hard to make a clean, comfortable accommodation for our guests and to treat them like family. As it is our duty to help make your trip more enjoyable,... More 

West Chicago, Illinois
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82 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is a simple motel that has rooms you can park right in front of. The room was good sized and there is a fridge and microwave but the fridge is very small. WIFI was spotty like just about every motel I stayed at this trip. We had our dog with and when I walked him in back I was... More 

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

Howdy glad you got to see the view of the shoshone river Thanks Bill More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Took a spur-of-the-moment road trip from the Midwest to Yellowstone so Cody was a good place to stop the night before we reached our final destination. While on route to a destination we prefer budget places -- why pay a lot just to sleep and hit the road again? This motel fit our needs so we gave it a try.... More 

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

Nice pics we have updated almost TVs at this point although some of them old ones have a nicer picture on them Bill More 

Peace Valley
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We didn't expect to have a difficult time finding a room the middle of Sept...however, there was a collegiate rodeo in town that even the motels were not expecting..we stopped at 6 motels who had nothing available except suites at $150 and up...we were looking for an affordable single room...every motel we stopped at said they had no idea why... More 

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

Thanks for stopping by I guess we both got lucky having a room and selling one we always try to tell everyone to call ahead Yellowstone area gets busy Bill More 

Vancouver, B.C.
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85 reviews
85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We stayed at the Big Bear Motel in Cody for 1-night in early Oct ($65). Located on the W side of town on the road to Yellowstone Park's E gate, the Big Bear is a western, cowboy motel. It consists of 2 long motel units that enclose a huge, gravel parking lot and an outdoor pool. On the E is... More 

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

What can you say about this one. Does anyone really think we charge $10.00 for ice Bill We do have approx 22,000 a summer stay with us so I guess there you have it More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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69 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This is a modest hotel but we found it to be a good value. We stayed there two nights and found the staff to be friendly and helpful. We also appreciated having a microwave and refrigerator. We walked to The Cattle Company nearby for the dinner and show. We would stay there again if in Cody.

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

Thanks for the stay hope to see you again soon Bill More 

Texas
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Because the summer season is so busy, prices get very high in Cody. My daughter and I stayed here and it was fine. No, it's not a 5 star hotel, it's a motel. We had booked at another motel and realized once we arrived that the other motel would not allow us to bring our pet on the property. So... More 

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

Thanks for staying hope Rover had a good time to as we do have some pet friendly rooms Bill More 

Manhattan, Montana
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

clean and quiet, a decent economy hotel with friendly staff. Not the most comfortable bed and very poor lighting, but a very good price for those who are looking for a decent economy stay. No frills, though, so dont expect much and you wont be disappointed

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

We are a very basic mom and pop I we do have reading lights in each rooms for the guests to enjoy thanks Bill More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I am a budget traveler and was on a road trip. The views were beautiful and we spent the evening at the Cody Rodeo, a short walk from Big Bear. The rooms were big, a little old but clean and tidy. If you're just here for a pit stop it's ideal.

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

Thanks for staying and your right its a nice walk to the rodeo only a few doors down Bill More 

Milford, Iowa
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59 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I found the prices very high for motels in Cody especially the chains and read the reviews for the Big Bear. We had a pretty busy schedule and wouldn't be spending much time in our room anyway so I booked the Big Bear. it was very easy to book a room using their web site and the manager even called... More 

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

I am glad that our huge wi-fi upgrade did ok its always a battle to know if we have 50 or 200 on the wifi glad you enjoyed our area Bill More 

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