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Elephant Head Lodge

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1170 Yellowstone Hwy, 1170 North Fork Hwy, Cody, WY 82414
Elephant Head Lodge
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Houston, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

OK, so remember that EHL is out in the country, 20 minutes down the highway from the closest gas station and cellphone coverage, and 45 minutes from the town of Cody. At almost $200/night, you're paying for the scenery and the sense of 'getting away from it all', and not for the amenities such as the rotary dial phone in... More 

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived, the grounds were thigh high in grass, even around picnic tables. When mgr. opened the door of this tiny tacky cabin I about gasped at what $200/nite had bought us! They had had a storm a couple of weeks before in which mud had covered the porch area, and the gravel driveway was in horrible need of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

close to YNP, yes, but not worth it.. price exceedingly high for what you get. dirty, no wifi, dusty in room, had not been cleaned for weeks.....or longer....cleaning staff unable to follow simple need towels request. horrible... setting lovely, owner friendly, but simply either unaware or unwilling to acknowledge what is really going on. hotels/lodges in the park much higher... More 

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an entire week seeing Yellowstone and the surrounding area last summer. Elephant Lodge was a wonderful place to stay. We had a rustic cabin (no phone, TV, AC) with deer rustling around outside the window at night. Didn't need AC as it was about 50 at night and 75 during the day (July 4th week). The restaurant food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hello all, Just want to warn you so this does not happen to you. Looks like a great place to stay and we made a reservation and the person was very nice and did explain that we would be paying a one night deposit that was non-refundable for our reservation. We accepted the terms. However, within less than 24 hours... More 

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uniongrove
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We stayed here a week in the Conestoga cabin. Very nice cabin, clean. Had a stove, fridge ,microwave ,nice kitchen and living room . This was important to us as we needed to cut are cost on food to make this trip. The owner is very friendly, as well as the staff and they took very good care of us.... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My wife and I reserved a cabin back in Feb 2015 for a June 1st visit. We arrived a bit early but the owner greeted us, told us no problem, and took us to the Chisolm Cabin that we had reserved. The cabin was exactly as described in the website when we reserved it. The office and “get-to-gether” room connected... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Our friends had booked on the basis of the AAA assessment. It was wrong. The entire establishment is screaming out for maintenance and refurbishment. Our 2 bedroom cabin was tiny with a loft which would have trouble fitting a 6 year old. Our bedroom was actually the kitchen/dining room with the double bed pressed up against the wall. The other... More 

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Magna, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We happened to be driving by and thought these cabins looked very quaint. They had cabins available. The owner showed us a cabin before we booked it and we were quite charmed by it. It was very small but clean and nice. It was perfect for one night. The staff was very accommodating. The restaurant was closed but they were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Warning! This is NOT a child-friendly lodge. We were very surprised with how we were treated, especially after the warm welcome we received over the phone when booking our family vacation several months prior. From overly priced, and not very creative or palatable food, to uncomfortable beds that weren't made up daily by the staff, there really wasn't one part... More 

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07EHL, Owner at Elephant Head Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Elephant Head Lodge. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve our guest experiences with each and every stay. We pride ourselves on being family friendly and have had countless children stay at the Lodge. I am sorry to hear that you had... More 

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