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Burlington, Vermont
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night as part of a road trip that went through Yellowstone. The White Buffalo is not a five star hotel, seems to cater to international tour groups as much as local tourists, but was overall a great stop for us. We would definitely stay again.

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I'm glad your stay was good and I hope your time in Yellowstone made many wonderful memories. If you come through again we'd love to have you stay with us. More 

Camillus, New York
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have given 5 stars how ever my only complaint would be they limit the free breakfast to two people. We had three in our party and the third was not covered. For what you pay for a room, you should at least get the number. In your party. Other than that a nice clean place.

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Thank Ron K
RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The breakfast limit is tied directly to the "double occupancy" limit on the rooms. Although many people have more than two people in their room, we have not enforced the additional cost at that level, which would have been far more than the cost of the third breakfast.... More 

San Francisco, California
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very outdated facilities to start with. The shower's tempture is difficult to adjust. The walls and ceiling are poorly sound insulated. The clock and phone were broken. If you charge $200 per night, you'd better treat your customers well, especially those from overseas who bring money and jobs here.

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

I often wonder about exactly what a reviewer means. In this case the reference to outdated facilities is curious to me. The vast majority of the rooms have been completely remodeled. Only about 10 rooms do not have new carpet and 100% of the room have new artwork. I admit that we work to maintain a classic western US look,... More 

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Gladstone, Oregon
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4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel caters to an Asian tour company for yellowstone. Pool broken/drained & space for hut tub was a dirt patch. Room had a funny smell. We immediately made a new reservation somewhere else (I highly suggest the Days Inn if you have kids. 100 ft slide and double hot tubs w/ pool) When we went to front desk to... More 

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

This review is a great advertisement for a competing property. The hotel mentioned is owned by a great family and deserves consideration. Still, I wonder about reviews that highlight other local properties and their real purpose/intent. Yes, our hotel has many Asian visitors. We welcome people from all over the world and find that having many nationalities, races and religions... More 

Westwego, Louisiana
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room looked like it had now been cleaned very well, Handicap parking was the farthest spot from the door, One set of stairs for the hold motel, the drains were clogged, butts and beer bottles in front of the motel. free breakfast was really bad. the price was 4 times the rate of other places.

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Houston, Texas
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We stayed here as a tour group visiting Yellowstone National Park. The place looked aged, requiring serious upgrades. For example, TV was still the cathode tube type from yesteryear. Faded colors and snowy screen. Unwatchable! The room did look clean and beds comfortable. However, we would not recommend this place for the following serious problems. First, coffee porches provided for... More 

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Thank Victor C
RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate all reviews. While I'm sorry the guest did not like the color scheme. As for the need for "serious upgrades", I reject that opinion in that about 80% of the hotel has new carpet, new paint and new granite lavatory tops and sinks. All rooms have new artwork this year as well as bed linens. The majority of... More 

Kamas, Utah
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

No hot water! The hotel needs an upgrade! I was told there are too many people at the hotel and nothing can be done! People expect to have hot water in a hotel. Bathroom looks like they have started to remodel tub tile looks ok but window is old moldy and can be opened from outside! The floor tile is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The smell is horrible. The rooms are dirty and the beds are very uncomfortable. It's a $70 room at best not $200+. We will NEVER stay here again. We could not believe how bad it was. Yellowstone is beautiful though.

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

As the property owner we appreciate guests who take the time to help us do a better job. Unfortunately sometimes reviews cause us to wonder about their motivation. I had my staff check our files and we could not find a Michael, with a last name beginning with H within three days of the date this review was posted. Perhaps... More 

Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Since on a long trip and the date was firmed up about 5 days ahead, choices were limited in and around Yellowstone National Park. This hotel is within minutes from the West entrance to the park. The room was large, clean, comfortable and provided a great night of rest. The breakfast buffet is included and offered a good selection of... More 

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RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We hope that the next time you are in Yellowstone that we have the privilege to serve you again. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I couldn't find a hair dryer in the room, called the front desk, and the response was if you can't find it in the room, we don't have extra hair dryers. Didn't even apologize. Also got the smallest old style tv I've ever seen that has no sound. Will not stay here again.

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Thank Julia C
RLB1954, Owner at White Buffalo Hotel, responded to this review

Julie, Thanks for taking the time to comment. I'm sorry you couldn't find a hair dryer. We do provide them, but unfortunately many of them are "borrowed long-term" by guests. Our housekeeping staff tries to keep the front desk informed so that they can be replaced as soon as possible. As for the TV, we are replacing all of the... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about White Buffalo Hotel

Address: 236 Dunraven, West Yellowstone, MT 59758
Location: United States > Montana > West Yellowstone
Price Range: $112 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — White Buffalo Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 84
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