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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a cabin for two nights. The e-mail and phone contact were very pleasant. On the day of arrival, the roads in Yellowstone towards Gardiner were closed due to snow. We had to find a hotel elsewhere. In the evening we called Hillcrest Cottages to cancel, although it was much too late to cancel with a refund. However, they... More 

Thank Stein_in_US
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect base location to explore the northern part of Yellowstone National Park and still come "home" to civilization. We were warmly welcomed by Annie, who will graciously answer any questions you may have about the area. The accommodations were simple and clean, offering all you could need to need to refresh, relax, and plan for your next... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had really no Big issues here. Small room with cable TV, stove,microwave, sink, and small refrigerator. They also have dishes to use at the front desk if you wanna just run across the street and buy some groceries. Great location and plenty to do during the evening. Restaurants, stores, bars etc. within walking distance. Water pressure a little low in... More 

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Paris, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks 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 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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  • 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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