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Rustic, beautiful and great service

I would give this place 5 stars, but a few things brought it down to a four. It is in a beautiful... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Shauna C
Driggs, Idaho, United States
via mobile

Elkhorn is funky and it's off the beaten path, but that's the reason you're probably headed there... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Missoula, Montana
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339 Hot Springs Rd, Polaris, MT 59746
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Hot Springs for my sister’s 30th birthday. The swimming and pools were nice, but the lodging was subpar. We rented one of the Modern Cabins, the Rock Chuck. Okay cabin, however, there were 4 of us and only 3 chairs. The 4th...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DKB333
Reviewed January 29, 2019

We stayed in the Bear Paw Cabin at Elkhorn Hot Springs Resort in January 2019. While the cabin is definitely rustic (electricity was added to a historic cabin), the bed was very comfortable, the cabin was warm and clean, and the (indoor!) toilet flushed. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Susan L
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

I would give this place 5 stars, but a few things brought it down to a four. It is in a beautiful location. Remote, yet charming with the lodge, other privately owned cabins and guest cabins and the hot springs. We stayed in a cabin...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shauna C
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Elkhorn is funky and it's off the beaten path, but that's the reason you're probably headed there. Friendly staff and the cabin was just as advertised.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SamCC_80
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Rustic does not mean poorly maintain. The feel of the lodge is more boarding house than a lodge. The bedrooms are very small with only enough room to walk around the bed. The room is furnished with an old chair and table, plus a night...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank dld53
Reviewed September 4, 2018

If you are looking for a real redneck, sloppy drunk, dirty and basically sloppy kind of adventure in some of Montana’s best hot water this is the place. If not you may want to go elsewhere. The establishment likes to hide behind the word rustic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank wildideasgardens2018
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at one of the rustic cabins for one night over Labor Day weekend. It is definitely rustic and not fancy but that is what you want in a mountain getaway anyway. Cozy, relaxing pools, excellent hearty dinner and beautiful surroundings. Very friendly people...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

If you want fancy, don’t go to Elkhorn HS. If you want great pools, friendly folks, and overly generous portions by all means go. Nice pools. The larger one is warm and the smaller usually hotter. Reasonably priced at $7 per day and free if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Rich S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We stayed in the Bear Paw cabin. The floor had been swept well and there were clean towels in the bathroom. Wood was left on the porch for the stove so that was nice. That was about the extent of the positives we experienced during...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank scubababe97
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay at Elkhorn so much, we extended another night. Distanced from the business of any city, it was incredibly peaceful with gorgeous natural views, a cozy private cabin and very friendly and accomodating staff. Brandon, Candace, Al and T made us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank tirzahs2017
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September 20, 2017|
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Response from INSKBL1952 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the cabins are 1/8 to 1/4 mile below the pool
Stacy D
June 30, 2017|
Response from orilorii | Reviewed this property |
They have an area w primitive camping there on a creek. Not sure how many sites. Would call Burt and ask about that he is very nice and helpful. Grasshopper campground is near by on a stream- very pretty campground- it's... More