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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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 

Makawao, Hawaii
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68 reviews 68 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed in a delightful rustic cabin. It is small, and it is rustic, but very clean and very charming. The staff was great, and the tiny little dining room was very good (also clean and very charming, good food, somewhat pricey).

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Pune, India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Agreed, camping is the best way to experience Yellowstone, but if camping is out of consideration for some reason then the next best thing is staying somewhere that gives you a natural surrounding. We simply loved our Rendezvous lodge. The property does give a nice feel of staying in the woods with a horse stable, surrounded by trees and mountains... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Visited for 10 days. Great place to visit, very professional and dedicated to the guests. Picturesque setting and very western décor. They have a number of wooden cabins, very comfortable and up to date. Great place to spend a week and visit Cody or Yellowstone National Park. Scenic drives everywhere. The lodge has outdoor grills for cook outs and hanging... More 

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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and that was enough time for us to wind down from all the traveling we did around Teton mountains and Yellowstone. If you want to get away from all the technology, this is the place for you. No wifi ,cell service or tv, . There is so much to see around there that you... More 

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Tyrone, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We chose the Elephant Head Lodge because it was conveniently located between Cody and Yellowstone Park. When I first drove up I was concerned that I had made a mistake in choosing this lodge. It is VERY rustic. We stayed in the Dakota Cabin; built by Buffalo Bill's niece in the early 1900's. Very small, but authentic. In fact, the... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Elephant Head for 3 days during a 14 day hiking trip in the West. I've visited Yellowstone many times before, and have stayed at several local ranches, and this was by far my least favorite. Our cabin was incredibly small and, while we usually don't mind the lack of AC in WY evenings, we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and it was great. A bit secluded which made it better IMO. No cell service. There is an old rotary phone you can use if needed. Very rustic. Clean and Comfortable. Little log cabins with porches. Close to Yellowstone East Gate. Beautiful Mountain Views. Just a couple minute walk down to the river. We... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Wasn't sure if we would like this place. No AC. NO TV. No WIFI. My teenagers loved it. We had a 2 bedroom cabin. IT had a kitchenette that was nice. We only stayed one night. Had I known we would like it so much. We would have stayed here instead of Yellowstone Valley Inn for 3 nights. We ate... More 

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Iowa City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We visited the Elephant Head Lodge a week ago (July, 2014) and loved it. Unfortunately, we were driving there in the dark and were warned by staff to watch out for animals in the road. When we arrived late that night, there was a clerk to greet us and show us to our cabin. In the morning, I walked around... More 

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