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Paris, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I planned our long road trip to Yellowstone from Arkansas, we knew we would need some accommodation for a night, probably in Gardiner. Online, the motels seemed mostly booked, and very expensive. We couldn't reserve beforehand, not knowing just what night we would be there. When we found vacancy here, and, at the reasonable price, we were not picky!... More 

Thank Theresa S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cabin was small and clean. Totally agree with prior review about the water pressure. It is very, very weak. After a long day of hiking, it's nice to look forward to a nice hot shower. This os the Only place we stayed that did not have a hair blower or shampoo and conditioner. The bed was ok, not as comfortable... More 

Thank NjAnnette
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hillside Cottages is an extreme budget option that you should consider for Gardiner only if: - You don’t require water pressure in your shower! Meaning you have either “short” or “no hair” on your head and you don't mind taking 20 minute showers of “spitting” water….just so you can attempt to rinse the soap/shampoo off. (Yes, we advised the office... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Individual small cottages are tight but had microwave, fridge, TV and did the job for me. Located just up the street from entry to Yellowstone and a few miles from Mammoth Springs. Plenty of restaurant and shop options within walking distance, many right on the lovely river. The beds were a bit older and lumpy but comfortable enough. Staff was... More 

Thank ralph r
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay at Hillcrest cottages. The beds are comfortable and there are lots of outdoor seating areas with absolutely fantastic views. There's a delicious breakfast spot a few steps away, and lots of great restaurants within walking distance. This is a family-run accommodation with great service. It's only a mile or two from the entrance to Yellowstone,... More 

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Little Rock, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in cottage 1. Not a large room but has the essentials. Microwave, small fridge, rangetop. Staff is very friendly. Always looking to help. Proximity to road wasn't really an issue as the town is pretty quiet at night. Beds could use replacing. Not the most comfortable, but not horrible.

Thank wesleyw732
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

First off, if you are trying to decide between West Yellowstone or Gardiner to stay while visiting the park, (I cannot stress this enough) choose Gardiner! And if, like us, you don't want to spend a fortune to spend the night, you can't go wrong with Hillcrest Cottages. We loved this place, from the perfect location to the down-home, no... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

While looking for a place to stay for 5 people, we went all over town in Gardiner and every hotel/motel had exorbitant rates. On our third attempt driving up the main street we saw the signs of Hillcrest Cottages and we were ecstatic to find a two bedroom cottage to accommodate everyone at an extremely reasonable rate! They even had... More 

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We were a party of 2 and stayed at the Hillcrest for 7 great days. The cottages are small but very quaint.We had a nice view of the mountains from our little front porch. The owners and their son Michael were so pleasant and helpful. I have stayed in Gardiner many times but this was my first time at the... More 

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Helena, Montana
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Much more enjoyable experience than staying in a cookie cutter hotel room. The staff was great. A nice change of pace in our own little cottage and perfect place to rest after a long day in the park. Within walking distance to pretty much everything in town. Will definitely stay here next time we come to Gardiner...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hillcrest Cottages offer modern, distinctive individual cottages at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park. Cottages vary in size for singles, couples or larger 2-room units to comfortably accommodate 1 - 7 people. All units include their own bathroom with shower, linens provided, heat and A/C, satellite TV, non-smoking rooms, and kitchenette facilities of microwave/fridge/coffee maker with larger units offering more complete kitchens. Dishes are available at the office for guests. Wifi is available on site. To reserve, we ask for name, address and credit card as guarantee with no advance charges made. Cancellations are 24 hour notice. Please call for available dates & rates. Located just 1/4 mile from Yellowstone's north gate, we have views of the mountains, and many cottages offer outside seating. Hillcrest Cottages is family owned and offers accommodations at a great value to enjoy Montana, and Yellowstone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillcrest Cottages

Address: 400 Scott St, PO Box 430, Gardiner, MT 59030-7761
Location: United States > Montana > Gardiner
Price Range: $78 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Hillcrest Cottages Hotel Gardiner
Hillcrest Hotel Gardiner
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