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Elephant Head Lodge

1170 Yellowstone Hwy, 1170 North Fork Hwy, Cody, WY 82414
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Elephant Head Lodge
Ranked #8 of 20 Cody B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Lake Wales, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from a trip out West with Yellowstone being one of the main destinations. We were going to stay in Cody and a hotel till this Lodge popped up during some research, sounded good so we booked a room here. Very glad we did. The lodge is only 12 miles to East entrance of Yellowstone compared to around... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Family of four stayed in Rendezvous cabin. The home is so warm, inviting, and comfortable. Owners are so generous and willing to do anything to make your stay wonderful. The staff even played battleship with our youngest son. The cabins are updated and decorated in true Yellowstone style. Comfy beds and the food in the lodge is top notch. Don't... More

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Highland Lake County, Indiana
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We just got back to Indiana after piling the kids in the ol Explorer and driving to Wyoming for much-needed family time. We squeezed the pennies to allow splurging a bit on a cabin stay, and WOW what a great decision! Our cabin was HUGE, the food was great, the staff was wonderful, and the beautiful scenery....oh...Wow! Ever had a... More

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Russellville, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stayed 4 nights at the lodge, while on our western tour. Close to the East Gate of Yellowstone, and yet away from the crowd. A beautiful setting, so serene. Our cabin was cozy, with real handmade quilts on very comfortable beds. The food was amazing. I don't think we have ever had a better steak than the one Kevin... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

We have spent 5 Nights at EHL in August and we recommend to do so to everyone visiting Yellowstone NP. It is a beautiful lodge with very clean cosy cabins. The staff is very nice and the food is delecious! Do not miss it!

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Dryden, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

What a pleasure to find this lodge. Wonderfully run by Debbie and Kevin. Great steaks, clean cabins, and good company all around. It's a yellowstone experience you will remember and enjoy. very helpful about the history of the Shoshones the park and wildlife. Very comfortable and a world better than staying at yellowstone hotel. A great location and stay.

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Tustin CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Location was great, service was great and the cabins were very quaint. We had a nice time talking to Kevin & Debbie, they seemed interested in us not just because they had to be. We ate a couple meals there, the food was good but in my opinion a bit over priced. All and all our stay was nice, accommodations... More

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Lima, Ohio
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Only 11 miles from Yellowstone it is located in beautiful scenery. Many of the cabins are listed on National Register of Historic Places. The cabins are small but cozy and clean. The dining room decor was lovely and the food was all home made and delicious. The cabin and food were a good value compared to prices in Yellowstone. We... More

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huntington beach
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Kevin and Debbie really know how to look after you ,the cabins are small cosy but have everything you need ,the food is absolutely excellent ,if you stay you must have a cattleman's steak ,it is the best steak i have had in any hotel or restaurant EVER .The staff are wonderful ,we stayed 4 nights and could have stayed... More

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Address: 1170 Yellowstone Hwy, 1170 North Fork Hwy, Cody, WY 82414
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Location: United States > Wyoming > Cody
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Elephant Head Hotel Cody

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Elephant Head Lodge is a small AAA log-cabin mountain resort located just 11.7 miles East of Yellowstone National Park and 40 miles west of Cody, WY. The lodge and most of our cabins are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It gets its name from a rock formation overlooking it. The Lodge, Restaurant, and the "Trapper" cabin were built in 1910 by Buffalo Bill Cody's niece, Josephine Thurston, and her husband Harry W. Thurston. Harry chose the site for its dependable water for early travelers to Yellowstone - and for trappers and Indians. Our small lodge is a wonderful base for touring the Yellowstone National Park, Cody, and the Shoshone National Forest. It is a great place for horseback riding, relaxing, fishing, hiking, and viewing wildlife, as well as good homecooked meals, with homemade bread, soups, and desserts, as well as famous homemade cinnamon rolls. Cabin rates vary depending on size (house 2-8 people per cabin)& accommodations (some with kitchenettes). High season rates Memorial-Labor Day $153-356/night. Low season rates May & September until early October $137-320/night. All with bath(s) & non-smoking. ... more   less 
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