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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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  • 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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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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57 reviews 57 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Lake Wales, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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