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The Outpost Motel

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Powell, Wyoming
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We pulled through town and were quite let down by reality vs. the lovely Tourism Board photos we'd seen online. This town is struggling in many ways and this motel is suffering along with the rest of town. But the new owner is doing work as fast as he can; there's scaffolding up and repairs are happening. The place needs... More 

1 Thank ScottFromWyoming
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

I was disappointed in the room. The decor was dated and unappealing. The overhead light didn't work and the walls seemed thin as not long after I got in I could hear my neighbour sneeze. The shower did not have hot water in the morning. The door was difficult to unlock without repeated wiggling and giggling. To deadbolt it shut... More 

Thank Laura B
Sheldon R, Manager at The Outpost Motel, responded to this review

I apologize if you felt that your stay was disappointing. The motel is now under new management. The previous managers did an excellent job of running this Motel into the ground, and me and my staff are working day and night to bring everything back into tip top condition. If you are ever down in our neck of the woods... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Comfortable and affordable place to stay. Only 30 minutes to Waterton National Park. Pet friendly which can be hard to find in Waterton. New owners are friendly and helpful. Liked having the outdoor area and laundry service on site. Good for us while travelling.

Thank Kelly L
Sheldon R, Manager at The Outpost Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the good review, as new management, we are doing our best to make improvements to the motel rooms and common areas, and its nice to be appreciated! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It's extremely clean. Decorated nicely. We were in the honeymoon suite. There's a 2 person jacuzzi, 4 post King bed, comfy couch, fridge, microwave, new TV , gas fireplace. And hot water! Lol There's a sign saying it's under new management. He should update his website pictures to show its true charm as a decent motel and we'd most definitely... More 

3 Thank Manderzs
Sheldon R, Manager at The Outpost Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We get a lot of compliments regarding the honeymoon suite, and we are re-modelling each room in the Motel, one at a time, to match that same decor! We hope to see you again in the near future! More 

St. Albert, Canada
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73 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

We choose this motel for the price. Will never use that to base out choices again. The lady at the office was very nice and helpful. Butttt. We got to our room I thought it smelt like pee my fiancé said it was just musty. The rugs were so stained and ripped we did not want to take our shoes... More 

3 Thank Kirsty M
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49 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

$100/ night for a $28 hotel room. Ariived 5pm and one room hadn't bee cleaned yet. Our "non" smoking room is a smoking room. One room had to be switched for a 'less stinky' room - minimumal improvement. Breakfast is included but not available till 8 am (many travel let's want to be on the road by then). Overall facility... More 

4 Thank rhighet
Salt Lake City
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94 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

This hotel is an o.k. place to stay if your are visiting Cardston and Waterton Lakes National Park. It is an older motel that needs to be updated, but we found it to be clean and we did have hot water. The shower is very small. The hall did have a musty smell, but our room didn't have that smell.... More 

1 Thank neh11
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

We spent one night while passing through with our family. Room was sizable and clean. Bed was average. The owners are Mormons (not that I care either way) but the lobby and room was a little heavy on LDS paraphernalia. Would probably say here if I had to stay in Cardston again but would keep driving through if possible. It's... More 

1 Thank omaha_frisbee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

First off, 3 living flies were in the room ( they had to go ), and I had to kill them myself. Countless others were dead on the rug. ( not sure how often they vacuum ) I was informed if I needed hot water, to let the tap run, 15 minutes or so... the shower was not bad, very... More 

4 Thank carotlover
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

My buddy and I stayed here on our first night of a 4 day long weekend motorcycle trip south through the Glacier Nat'l Park and over to BC. It was, as my title says, part good...part bad. Neither of us are very high maintenance, and didn't expect the Taj Mahal when checking into an older hotel in a very small... More 

2 Thank Lifeguard_Mike
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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Outpost Motel is the most cost-effective, clean, and comfortable choice for overnight & weekly stays in Cardston, Alberta. No other place in town can boast about how large and spacious their rooms are. Under NEW management, the motel has newly renovated rooms, with parking right in front of the rooms. From the community fire pit, there is a clear view of the ever-famous Mormon temple, lit up at night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Outpost Motel

Address: 37 8 Ave W, Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Cardston
Price Range: $67 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Outpost Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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